Monthly Archives: February 2012

TV News for Mad Men, The Office, Community and Your Official Winner for Best Pilot of the TV Season

Probably gonna be pretty short today, sorry: UPDATE, 1:15 p.m.: Davy Jones of the Monkees died today. Tear. Maybe poor health is why the Monkees canceled their tour last year — including a date at the Mountain Laurel Center. Oh wait, The Mount. The band’s comeback in the 80s was nothing short of incredible since they hadn’t [...]

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Taking Advantage of the Oscar Moment, by Borat

So maybe it wasn’t the most exciting Oscars. Or the funniest. Or the most satisfying. But at least the people involved knew that, and some of the biggest Hollywood news makers took advantage of the opportunity to draw undue attention to themselves so that we had something to talk about today. Sweet. Sacha Baron Cohen [...]

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LIVE CHAT TODAY, and Yeah, I Just Went All Caps on You

Live chat this morning is starting at 11 a.m., everyone. That’s 11 a.m. Today. Like, soon. Come and join us for whatever kind of pop culture talk you want to throw out there. We’ll be talking Oscars, winter TV, what’s going on around here this weekend, anything you want to talk about, we’ll talk about. [...]

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Top 20 Movies for 2011 (and the Worst)

A quick note: Live chat! Live chat! We’re doing to live online chat thing Friday at 11 a.m., if you haven’t heard. If you’ve never hung out at one of the live chats, I take my cues directly from you guys. Whatever you want to talk about it what we’ll talk about. We’ve got Oscars on [...]

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Live Chat on Friday, Now with Free Concert Tickets

For those who needed extra incentive to come and hang out at the PopRox live chat here on Friday at 11 a.m., here’s your ticket. Or, tickets. Just got it confirmed that I’ll have two tickets to the Marky Ramone’s Blitzkrieg show at the Sherman Theater on March 29 to give away at some point during the chat. [...]

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The Trouble with Taking Six Years to Finish a Movie

Monday links, and don’t forget about the live chat on Friday at 11 a.m.! There’s been a Trouble with Cali sighting! There’s been a Trouble with Cali sighting! The movie, shot partly in the Poconos by Gilbert resident Paul Sorvino in 2006, is finally hitting the (kinda) big screen when it premieres at the Sedona [...]

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Your Poconos Weekend Fun Guide

Another holiday weekend in the Poconos, so there’s some extra stuff to do. But it also means the bars are probably going to be a little more packed than they usually would be during the winter, so be warned. Before we get into the Friday Weekend Fun Guide and local links, two reminders that you’ll be hearing [...]

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Let’s Make This Sequel Thing Happen!

(This is a preview of the column that will appear in the Sunday Pocono Record. Make sure you sign the petition to bring Wet Hot American Summer 2 back to the Poconos! It’s OK, I fixed the link this time. Oh, and don’t forget the live chat at 11 a.m. Friday Feb. 24.) When the cult movie [...]

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Bring Wet Hot American Summer 2 Back to the Poconos!

Chat alert! Chat alert! We haven’t done one of these in a while, so I figured a pre-Oscars chat would be a good time to get one in. It’s going to be Friday, Feb. 24 at 11 a.m. We’ll be talking all things Oscar, winter TV and since it’ll be on a Friday and I [...]

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Whitney Houston, One of the Best Ever

I’m pretty sure I’ve never considered myself a Whitney Houston fan. Never hated her either. But growing up in the 80s, she couldn’t be avoided. She was everywhere, and there were completely legitimate arguments over which female singer ruled the decade, her or Madonna (Madonna in a landslide, but that’s just me). What Whitney Houston did, [...]

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