Monthly Archives: October 2008

the birth of fashion?

These days, Mr. Blackwell was a footnote in pop culture. He came out with his annual list, and for a day, we’d talk about it. Then we’d forget it, until a day like today, when we found out Mr. Blackwell died in California (story link, or click here for a video tribute). But the direct result [...]

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plugs, delays and nakedness

Just a second to plug all the stuff we have on Sharp today, because a lot of work went into it, and I think it’s our best issue yet: –The interview with Jeremy Dawson, the bassist for Shiny Toy Guns, is the best Q&A we’ve ever had. It almost didn’t happen and bled into last [...]

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RIP Riches

About two months ago, I would have offered to eat my own toes if Beverly Hills Chihuahua, in its second week of release, beat out the DiCaprio-Crowe-Scott thriller Body of Lies at the box office. I easily would have offered to move on to my fingers if horror fest Quarantine, starring Dexter’s sister in an effort to [...]

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the bad taste police

For the most part, I’m pretty laid back. Nothing really bothers me, I let most stuff just roll off my back, especially when it comes to PC issues. That includes my sense of humor. My sense of humor is kinda like Dexter’s feelings — there’s not much you can do to rock my boat. But [...]

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the pop culture protectors

Every generation needs a public protector. Someone who can uphold the sacredness of the things we hold close to our hearts. Woodward and Bernstein did it. Edward R. Murrow did it before them. For the last 15 years, this generation of pop-culture-loving, blog-happy celebrity-effers has had its own protectors. And thankfully, Matt Stone and Trey Parker went [...]

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