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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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Crush the Mounds of Laziness: Make Your Bed ASAP!

I have a little trick to help you get more done on your day off. Don’t worry, this won’t require you to do anything you don’t already do. You probably already do this, you just need to do it a … 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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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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What is a Trojan Horse Insult, and Why Should You Care?

Backhanded compliments. That’s what we’ll be discussing today. Or, as I like to call them: “Trojan Horse Insults,” because you let them past your defenses thinking they’re some kind of gift, but then the Greeks pour out of a little trap door … 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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When a Movie Crosses over from Predictable to Unpredictably Predictable

I watched a lame, by-the-numbers DVD movie the other night, and something unexpected happened: I observed and catalogued a brilliant new cinematic phenomenon. Basically, the movie, The Purge (starring Ethan Hawke), was so outrageously predictable, Iit crossed over into the unpredictable. Let … Continue reading

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The Amazing Netflix Exercise Plan

Netflix helps you get more fit. Did you know that? Let me explain… I pretty much jog two miles every day. Any more than that—three, fours miles—and it becomes too much; I start not wanting to do it anymore. Two … Continue reading

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