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The slippery slope of showing skin

OH MY GOD!! It’s the SLIPPERY SLOPE OF MALE NUDITY! Quick, button those blazers, gentlemen, or soon you, too, could be MARRIED to Posh Spice! Continue reading

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Pacino, Salome, $5, what?

Here’s a fun line from an interview of Rainn Wilson (Dwight from “The Office”) and the Onion A.V. Club at the Sasquatch Festival up near Portland, where I think most of the bands I like were playing this weekend while … Continue reading

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Spitzer Awesomeness

The New York Times’s PaperCuts blog is looking for people to suggest the best possible title for an Eliot Spitzer erotic fiction novel.  Who wants to play? There’s got to be a good pun to be made with Spitzer, but … Continue reading

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Two good Easter Sunday reads

Here are three pieces that have entertained the heck out of me in the last 24 hours: The Washington Post’s Tom Shales has a great piece on Ryan Seacrest. It’s half-admiring, half… I don’t know. Stunned? Troubled? Mocking? Basically, Shales … Continue reading

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Another day, another fake

So, another memoir is completely faked.  Why did the author have to be a writer from my town, claiming to have gone to my school? Other things I’ve been reading today: “What Would Alex Keaton Do?” at the New York … Continue reading

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I love it when they mock themselves

Remember the days when you had to make your own fun when you were, say, stranded inside because of flu or bad weather or laziness (or the perfect trifecta of these that I’m experiencing)?  Thank God those days are over. … Continue reading

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I already voted this worst movie of the year

But now Over Her Dead Body also gets Best Review (so far) of 2008, thanks to brilliantly snarky A.O. Scott in the New York Times.  Observe: Near the end the guy rushes to the airport to catch the girl. This … Continue reading

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Mail call: What Are You Going to Do With Your Life?

Today, waiting for me in my e-mail was a note from the Federal Government, reminding me that I should reapply for Federal Student Aid if I’m going to continue to be in school.  It was a perfectly innocent message, but … Continue reading

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Kentucky Fried Shepherds

The Patton Oswalt “review” of the KFC Famous Bowl for the Onion A.V. Club is terribly funny. My favorite two parts: “KFC calls it their version of the shepherd’s pie. Shepherds in Kentucky must be full of rage and slathered … Continue reading

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