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Now Is the Time to Learn Who Seth MacFarlane Is

Let’s clean out my bookmarks: Remember like 10 years ago when Family Guy got canceled — twice — and no one knew the name Seth MacFarlane? Hope you enjoyed those days, because they are soooooo over. MacFarlane not only has the surprise hit of the year in his movie debut with Ted, not only does […]

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Handy Dandy Summer 2012 Box Office Review Guide

(As is the Thursday policy, this is an extended preview of the Sunday’s PopRox column in the Pocono Record. The paper usually can’t hold what I wanna get out, and I’m allowed to be a little more free here. Just a little.) Going into a summer movie season, you always think you know what’s going […]

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Adam Sandler Movies = Unfunny

(This is a preview of the PopRox column that appears in Sunday’s Pocono Record.) There is a Saturday Night Live alum whose movies have made the fourth-most money at the box office of any of his other former Saturday Night Live cast members. From 1998 up until last November, 12 of his 13 pure, live-action […]

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Avengers, Dumb and Dumber 2, Chevy Chase and Other Stuff You’ll Hear About 50 Zillion Times Today

Lots to catch up on: There’s about a zero percent chance Stroudsburg could be the choice for an advanced screening of Avengers in two weeks. But that doesn’t mean we can’t try, right? There is nothing really on the Avengers Facebook page for this contest. So maybe it’s kind of a secret thing. The story says […]

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Putting on the Bad Idea Jeans to Make a Commercial

Wednesday links: Good comedy is under attack, people. Don’t believe me? What other reason can we gleam from Bridesmaids being so successful and critically acclaimed? Are we that starved for good comedy that we’ll accept a lesser comedy just because someone takes off her makeup then poops in a sink at a wedding dress shop? […]

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When You Ruin a Chance at Zero Percent, You Get What You Deserve

Links today: The funniest thing I read over the weekend were the comments on Rotten Tomatoes over one reviewer’s positive review of Jack and Jill (very, very naughty language) because he screwed up what was looking like a 0% rating, which has only happened a couple times in the history of the site. Even the […]

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