Monthly Archives: April 2012

Dark Knight, Prometheus, Dare Invade Sacred Avengers Week

Welcome to Avengers Week! Wait, I’m the only one calling it that? Weird. Anyway, I’ve already had like four straight weeks of Avengers news in every blog, so it’s not like anything is changing, right? Right. You won’t be able to swing a dead cat around the Internet for the next five days without getting some Avengers news. [...]

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Your Pocono Weekend Fun Guide

OK, we finally got some stuff going on this weekend. As always, if you want your event/bar/party publicized here, shoot me an email or send an invite to the PopRox Facebook page. Let’s get to it … I think I’ve got somewhat of an unhealthy obsession with this whole extreme race phenomenon that’s hitting around [...]

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2012 Summer Movie Preview

(This is a preview of what’s coming in Sunday’s Pocono Record. And some extra, including random, personal confessions on certain subjects. You’re welcome, of course.) Box office figures have always fascinated me, I’m a total box office junkie. I look at the weekend figures every Sunday afternoon, check midnight figures on Friday and look up historical performance as [...]

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Not All Mad Men Characters Are Created Equally

It’s easy to forget there is a Mad Men hierarchy. Some characters just mean more than others. No matter how much you may love Joan, Pete, Betty or whomever, the show comes down to three people. Don. Peggy. Roger. That’s it, ballers. Everyone else — wives, boyfriends, office staff, clients – is there to feed the beast [...]

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A Preliminary Q&A with Paul Dano

(This is an extended version of the interview with Paul Dano that will appear in Sunday’s Pocono Record. And if you want to win tickets to see Dano’s new movie and take part in the Q&A after the movie, I’m giving away a pair, so find out how to enter here. The deadline to enter [...]

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The Worst Video Games Ever Made, the Future of The Office and the End of Fringe

Don’t forget to enter to win the tickets to take part in the Paul Dano Q&A! Since I’m moderating it, I’ll make sure you get to ask your question if the thing is packed. Check out the rules and how to enter. Links: It just came over that Dick Clark died. Ouch. I’m just barely [...]

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Your Week Fun Guide

Some quick local things since I didn’t get to them Friday because they weren’t technically on the weekend: Remember the contest to win a pair of tickets to see Being Flynn, which includes a Q&A with its star with major NEPA and Pocono roots, Paul Dano. In case you don’t know the name (you should), [...]

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Win Tickets to a Paul Dano Q&A!

Two of my favorite words to write: Contest time! This comes with an announcement of sorts. Paul Dano, best known as a star of Little Miss Sunshine and There Will Be Blood, will be in the area to screen his new movie Being Flynn at the Pocono Community Theater in East Stroudsburg on April 27. The screening [...]

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Is Your Favorite Show in Trouble?

We’re getting closer to mid-May, which means we’re getting closer to finding out if your favorite television show will be back next year. Here’s a quick breakdown of some of the shows sitting on the cancellation bubble on their chances to return next year: COMMUNITY Argument to keep it: The most smug — and usually [...]

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Tuesday’s TV, Retold, Again, for a Second Time

Gonna stick with a pretty enjoyable night of TV last night on PopRox-approved shows: GLEE: Maybe Ryan Murphy felt my Sue Sylvester overload kicking in. Maybe he knew I was getting a little tired of hearing those quippy one-liners come out of her mouth. So maybe he knew he needed a better foil for her, [...]

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