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“Crossy Road” App Review: Frogger for the Smartphone Crowd

Remember “Frogger?” That epic game for the Atari and/or Commodore 64 that had you guide a highly pixelated frog across a busy highway and a dangerous river of logs with strangely incongruous currents? Well that game has been reborn as the … Continue reading

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Bad News, Folks: Your DVDs Have Finally Gone Elderly

Well folks, the dreaded day has come. Your big huge movie collection? The one you’ve spent more than a decade accumulating through impulse-buys and Christmas presents and permanently borrowing from friends? Useless. Paperweights, all of them. Dvds have finally gone … Continue reading

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Bill Cosby’s Controversial New Day Job

Yes, I get that Bill Cosby can use some extra pocket change on account of all those recent show-cancellations, but I’m not sure his new side gig is gonna go over too well. — (Couldn’t help myself—I was inspired by Tina … Continue reading

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Wet Hot American Summer Sequel Series. Just Start Laughing Now.

Yesterday it was announced that comedy classic Wet Hot American Summer is going to return as a limited series for Netflix. With most of the original cast members reprising their roles, too. I’m here to tell you this is a good thing. … Continue reading

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All’s Well That End’s Well: Bittersweet Music and End Credits

I’m listening to the Beatles’ “Baby You’re a Rich Man” right now, a song which I always used to consider one of the filler tracks on Magical Mystery Tour. In fact, if the Beatles needed to cut one of the … Continue reading

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How Paperbacks Kick Hardcovers’ Ass

Why do hardcover books generally cost more than paperbacks? Yeah yeah, I get that they’re more expensive to print and all that, but still. On a practical level, you’d think it should be the other way around. Because is it me … Continue reading

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Knowing What I Know Now, I’d Become a Fourth Grade God

I’ve already talked about my thoughts on the back-to-school season. Here’s the Cliff Notes: I think it stinks, even if you no longer have any connection to a public or private school system. Just the vibe stinks. That summerkilling vibe. But … Continue reading

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My Cocktail of Choice: Tom Collins (Inspired by Sealab 2021)

I don’t drink cocktails often, but when I do it’s a Tom Collins. There are different ways to prepare it, but the main, best way is: gin, soda water, sugar and lime juice. Usually served with a maraschino cherry. It’s … Continue reading

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Warner Brothers Throws a Hail Mary, Changes Title of “Edge of Tomorrow” for Home Release

I can’t believe they’re doing this. It’s just sad. A few months ago I wrote a glowing review of the Tom Cruise summer tentpole film Edge of Tomorrow. Sadly, despite my best efforts, that film went on to bomb at … Continue reading

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10 Benefits of Watching Movies Alone on Your Laptop

Ever try and watch a “serious” movie and your movie-watching buddies just won’t stop making dopey comments the whole time, ruining the experience for you? I’ll answer this for you: yes. Sometimes it’s better to be a loner. Unless it’s … Continue reading

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