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The Death of the Action Star

Lost in the midst of everyone popping a boner for how awesome it is that Liam Neeson has turned himself into an action star (including me) is that no one has asked the question: Wait, how the hell did a 60-year-old thespian who looks like my dad at my college graduation just become one of […]

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Clicking Through Summer TV

Two reminders: First, PopRox live chat tomorrow at noon. PopRox live chat tomorrow at noon. PopRox live chat tomorrow at noon. PopRox live chat tomorrow at noon. Oh, I can keep going. Maybe you should just check it out tomorrow and then you won’t have to hear me say “PopRox live chat tomorrow at noon” […]

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My Love Letter to Michael Scott

Dear Michael Scott, I love you. Just to clarify, I’m not a stalker. Sure, I’ve actually looked for you around the streets of Scranton. And yes, I know you’re not real. But I looked anyway. You know, just in case. Also just to clarify, it’s not “I want to have your babies” love. It’s more […]

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Have We Seen the Last of the Jack Black Era?

Here’s to hoping Santa was good to everyone, you got through Christmas without throwing a snowman plate at your stepmother and your drive in to work today was accident-free. That last one is asking a lot. If you’re on the mountain today, I’d advise not even going outside if you don’t have to. I stopped […]

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Awards Are for Suckers

Best “Duh” headline of the week: “At MTV award shows, party matters more than prizes.” Thanks, professor! We all bag on Hallmark for making up holidays just to sell some cards. And we should. But what about networks that make up awards shows? MTV was on the cutting edge of this technology back in the […]

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Oscar picks not as hard as usual — 10 movies or not

Making Oscar picks is hard. Kind of like how hard it’s going to be for Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin to make a cohesive, thoughtful joke Sunday night. First, you have to see all the movies. Then you have to formulate your own opinions on those movies. Then you watch all the other awards shows to […]

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