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In Appreciation of Tom Cruise

When you look back on the career of Tom Cruise, how will you remember it? Maybe it’s a little early to broach that question. He turned 50 this year, but looks just as spry as he did 20 years ago. He’s obviously got something left in the action-star tank, as he decided to take over [...]

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Adios, Office

The worst part about being on vacation is hearing news and saying, “I need to get that up on my blog, prontissimo!” but then realizing that it’s much more important to take a nap. I pretty much unplugged last week, so let’s try and catch up as best we can: The departure of The Office [...]

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The Day the Movie Music Died

People spent Tuesday dissecting the snubs and surprises of the Oscar nominations, but only a few seemed to notice just two songs were nominated for best original song. You know when else that happened? Never. It was the first time only two original songs were nominated in a category that once was considered one of the most [...]

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George Lopez, TV Show Comings and Goings and Bruce Willis Jumps the Shark for Good

Right to the links, we’re loaded today: I can’t say that I watched more than 37 consecutive seconds of any episode of Lopez Tonight. Which also means that I’ve never watched 37 consecutive seconds of anything George Lopez has ever done. So it’s not really moving my needle that the talk show got canned and [...]

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Back to the Future … Again

Programming note — I’m on vacation next week and most likely won’t be blogging at all. I probably won’t be back until Oct. 26. I’ll try to throw in some Facebook posts or tweets in that time, but I won’t be around to blog. Sorry. Hopefully when I come back the blog will still be [...]

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The Remake Police: Real Genius

In case anyone is wondering, this is why I got into the blogging business. Because anywhere else, if I told someone, “I’m going to write 1,500 words about Real Genius,” one of two things would happen: 1. I’d be fired. 2. A boss-type would ask, “What the hell is Real Genius?” then fire me before [...]

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