Category Archives: Pop Culture

Wednesday briefs

YOU can’t come to MY party: Meet the new boss, same as the old boss. Everyone is invited to the new Iranian president’s inauguration except for the U.S. and, of course, the “Zionist entity”. That’s okay. There’s not going to … Continue reading

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Sunday night post-Tony thoughts

Saw the Tony Awards tonight. American theater isn’t dead, but it’s definitely in decline. The only pleasant surprise was the number from the musical of “A Christmas Story” (yes, the one with Ralphie and the gun). But I wasn’t very … Continue reading

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Friday briefs

Crap science: Pass it along! Found this via Yahoo! News. Gee, I wish I was paid as much to blog as the people who write crap like this. See if you can find the cause for their bad teeth. Can … Continue reading

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To lighten the mood

The Eurovision song contest never disappoints. Please click that link to get the Buzzfeed highlights. And enjoy this parody by the host country.

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Tuesday briefs

One can only hope: Hassan Nasrallah is reportedly being treated for cancer. A fast-acting one, it seems. The “nonviolent” intifada, now with Grad rockets! A rocket landed on the outskirts of Ashkelon. Good to know that Mahmoud Abbas is heeding … Continue reading

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I miss this music

I heard this on the Oscars last night and had to dig around until I found more than the few bars the orchestra played. I grew up on music like this as well as rock’n’roll. Adele is the closest we … Continue reading

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This is why I only lasted one episode and five minutes

I stopped watching Zero Hour (see title) because the creators seem to have missed the point of the J.J. Abrams crazy train: Yes, his shows are stupid and illogical, but they’re not usually broadly so, and they’re a ton of … Continue reading

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Paying attention, Rihanna?

A sad case about a woman who left one violent boyfriend only to be murdered by another. Pistorius and his family claim it was a horrible “accident”. He’s saying he thought she was an intruder. The police have found a … Continue reading

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Monday morning briefs

Think the AP will cover this? Egypt is pumping water into smuggling tunnels, without caring if there are people in them. Imagine the world outcry if Israel did this. Double standards? Yeah, we got that. Oh, and the AP thought … Continue reading

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Warm Bodies

Run, do not shuffle, to see Warm Bodies. It’s a zomromcom (zombie romantic comedy) that’s clever and funny and leaves you smiling at the end of the movie. It’s a great date movie, guys, and you know what day is … Continue reading

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