Monthly Archives: March 2008

Two weeks late means nothing

It’s a funny thing. By March 17, after having heard bagpipers for three of four days, I was ready to stomp all over anyone who was playing them. But now, I’m ready to hear them again. Which makes me genuinely giddy looking forward to my first Pocono St. Patrick’s Day parade on Sunday. I’m a huge fan [...]

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is it time for a parade yet?

So we’ve got Holy Week out of the way, and now it’s time to start thinking about the St. Patrick’s Day parade in Stroudsburg on Sunday. Sharp will be out at Front Row Sports Bar in Stroudsburg — right in front of the judging stand — to hear some of our favorite singers with an [...]

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picking a winner

I know your pain. You’re sitting there, wasting the day away, staring at your NCAA Tournament brackets, trying to figure out exactly why in the world you can’t find Austin Peay on the map anywhere near Texas (it’s in Clarksville, Tenn.). Or if Oral Roberts is something you should even be saying in front of [...]

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st. patrick’s day rules

Just starting to catch up on the world after a St. Patrick’s Day weekend clouded in a Yuengling-induced haze . . . Two pretty funny Web sites I’ve been frequenting lately: My buddy showed me this one Sunday morning about 10 minutes after I woke up. There are only a small handful of things in the [...]

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surviving parade day

There’s a little thing happening up the road on Saturday. Perhaps you’ve heard of it because of how much fun it is. Or maybe because of how dangerous it could be. Or how much trouble it’s caused. But for whatever reason you’ve heard of Scranton’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, it’s coming Saturday. You see, until [...]

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tv time

Lots of recent juicy TV news about some of my favorite shows. And since they’re my favorite, if you were smart, they’d be your favorite too. I’ve been noticing Rescue Me cast members showing up on other shows and TV movies, Andrea Roth (who plays Tommy Gavin’s ex-wife) especially. Good for them. There have been rumors [...]

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trash from trailers

Here’s what I hate when it comes to movie trailers for sequels. I hate, hate, hate when it starts out with extended highlights of past movies. When you download the Indy trailer, you get excited pretty quickly when the first thing you notice is the 1:51 of running time. We’re gonna get 1:51 of Indy, sweet! [...]

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