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Still Lingering Questions on A Christmas Story

(This is a preview of the PopRox column that will appear in Sunday’s Pocono Record.) When it comes to Christmas movies, nothing touches A Christmas Story. Not even Die Hard. But it’s not perfect, and I still have some questions after about a thousand viewings: Why is Ralphie so scared when Miss Shields is passive [...]

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The Best and the Worst of the Year Keep Coming

Straight links today even though I wanted to put an end to an argument I witnessed nearly ruin a marriage Saturday night: Who’s better, Michael Jackson or Prince? I’m squarely on the Jack-O side and don’t even think it’s close, but feel free to comment away if you have an opinion. The most interesting thing about this [...]

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Iron Man 3, the Future of NBC and How Will Jack Bauer End?

Straight links today: Iron Man 2 is on my schedule for next week, so I wasn’t one of the people spending a collective $133 million on it this weekend. That’s almost $30 million off the opening weekend record of Dark Knight in 2008, proving the talk of it breaking it the opening weekend record was [...]

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