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September 28, 2009

Jay-Z Is A Genius

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Q: What do the three red lines mean? A: Wrong.



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September 16, 2009

Kanye West And The Video Music Awards

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September 12, 2009

Jay-Z Gives Ten Reasons Why Pop Culture Authenticity Is Real Only If It's Fake On Purpose

"But that title doesn't even make sense!"  Exactly.  Yet here you are.


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September 5, 2009

District 9 Now Elsewhere

Maybe someday...


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August 29, 2009

District 9

The only thing I learned from two viewings of this movie is that South Africa is the stupidest person in the world.


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July 22, 2009

The Twilight Movie Review Your Boyfriend Doesn't Want You To Read

If you're watching it, it's for you.


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June 30, 2009

Bait And Switch: Surveillance Movie Review

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I saw the movie Surveillance.

As bad as it was, the movie wasn't the problem.  The problem was the trick they used to get me to see it.






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June 11, 2009

Where Did The Title Come From?


I'm sure you've read The Catcher In The Rye.  Why is it called that?

And a few more that came to mind.


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May 4, 2009

According to Time, The World's Most Influential Person Is...

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You don't know who moot is?  Moot is the red pill.


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April 22, 2009

Yeah, Well, Cry Me A River

If you're watching it, it's for you.


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April 13, 2009

How Dangerous Is Academic Psychiatry? Ask David Foster Wallace

No, not negligence, but nowhere near informed consent, either.


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March 19, 2009

Reality Responds To The Matrix


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And it says, time's up.


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March 12, 2009

What Was The Matrix?

What are you telling me, that I can dodge bullets?

I'm telling you that when you're ready, you won't have to.


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January 8, 2009

The Enemies Of Promise Guard The Road To Success

Those enemies would be you yourself.


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December 30, 2008

What Happens To An Action Hero When We Grow Up?

Depends on what we want from him.


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December 29, 2008

Heidi's Real Problem On The Hills: She's In The Wrong Movie

I can no longer find the link, but someone-- Us Magazine?  Entertainment Weekly?-- did a Most Memorable TV Moments, and the season 3 finale of The Hills was one of them.

They were right.



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November 25, 2008

The Truman Show Delusion Is Not Real

Interpret that any way you want.


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November 24, 2008

The Communists Say James Bond Is Anti-Communist

The hell you say.


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November 4, 2008

Celebrities and Narcissism

If, as I say, a narcissist is one who thinks of himself as the main character in a movie, then what about those who actually are the main characters in a movie?


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October 24, 2008

This Week On Grey's Anatomy The Preposterous Happens

Previously heterosexual Callie becomes involved in a relationship with a female doctor, Erica.  But when they "do it," as Callie later describes to Mark Sloan, she didn't like it.

"It was not good at all.  I choked,  I just couldn't go down there, I tried, but it felt so weird..." 

[Mark gets up and leaves.  Where is he going?]

"Two girls getting nasty and loving it; that's hot.  One girl talking about how much it sucked, it's depressing.  And wrong.  Just wrong."



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