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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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Since When is Reclining Your Seat in a Plane a Fightable Offense?

Yesterday a third flight was diverted due to passengers fighting over somebody reclining her seat. The third flight to be diverted for this reason in about two weeks! Are these airlines showing Fight Club as an inflight movie? Are they flavoring their … Continue reading

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Why You Probably Shouldn’t Bother with “Coffee Naps”

So apparently “coffee naps” are a thing. Scientists have been recommending them lately as the ultimate power nap. And it’s exactly what it sounds like. You chug a cup of coffee (lukewarm or cold, I’d imagine) and then you take … Continue reading

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Regarding People Who Take Their Merry Time at Crosswalks

When you cross a pedestrian crosswalk, the cars are supposed to not kill you. They should stop. You, the pedestrian, totally have the right-of-way. You have the power, yes, but will you be a philosopher king, or a tyrant? 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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Bathing Suits Are Above the Law, Period

I was driving by the beach yesterday and almost lost control of the car—there were these two girls walking around wearing t-shirts and no pants. Just swinging their arms, laughing, enjoying the day. Okay, they had bikini bottoms on, but … Continue reading

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Why “Easter Island Head” Would Make a Better Batman Than Ben Affleck

Don’t get me wrong. Ben Affleck as the new Batman totally makes sense to me. Mainly because I believe, like the brilliant producers of the upcoming film Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, that “he’s got the chin for it.” Which … Continue reading

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The One Huge Flaw in 1968’s “Planet of the Apes”

I’m going to follow up on my glowing Dawn of the Planet of the Apes review with just a little more ape talk. There’s something I’ve been needing to get off my chest regarding the classic 1968 film starring Charlton … Continue reading

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Even “Pizza Obama” Pretended He Cared About the World Cup

I’ll talk about Pizza Obama Who Plays Soccer in a second. But first I need to get something off my chest. I need to come clean. So I’m gonna. Here comes… I was completely clueless this whole time about what … Continue reading

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What’s With People Saying “Woot Woot!” as if it’s not Stupid?

You all know you’ve done it. Something big happens, something worthy of celebration, and you double-punch your fist in the air and say “Yes! We got tickets to see the new Tom Cruise movie! Woot Woot!” or “Yes! I just … Continue reading

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