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If You Employ Chevy Chase, You Stink

Let’s clean out some bookmarks and get some new stuff in: This whole Chevy Chase/Community thing is just a freaking nightmare for fans who have had to sit around and watch him ruin one of the best comedies on TV from the inside out. I really, really hope he never gets another acting job, ever, [...]

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Why I Don’t Bother with Twilight

(This is a just-for-you preview of Sunday’s PopRox column in the Pocono Record. Unless you love Twilight. Then it’s probably not for you.) It’s not like I’m averse to vampires. I’m still a huge fan of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel TV series, enough so that I have bought multiple comic books. I’m [...]

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Holiday Movie Preview, Part 2: Breaking Blockbusters

Blockbusters aren’t just for summer anymore. Now it’s the holiday season’s turn to unleash its biggest movies on us with Bond, Bilbo Baggins, bin Laden and Bella all making appearances: CLOUD ATLAS Release: Friday Stars: Tom Hanks, Halle Berry, Susan Sarandon Twitter premise: Trippy time-traveling yarn about living multiple, inter-connected lives. #itsathinker Why you want [...]

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The Family Movie Smackdown

Let’s hit the links: Happy Feet 2 might be the luckiest movie of the year. The movie bombed like silly, but no one even noticed because of Twilight’s major haul. So instead of having to answer questions like, “How many times can you make a kids movie disguised as environmental propaganda?” Warner Brothers gets to [...]

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Paring Down the Awards Shows

Thanks to everyone that stopped by the third PopRox live chat Friday! Always a good time, for me at least. Next one is scheduled for Sept. 3. Today’s links: There are too many awards shows. We know that. So just in case you were wondering, here’s how you know an awards show is about as [...]

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It Was a Very Good Year

PopRox live chat. Tomorrow. Noon. Right here. Come one, come all, we’re answering burning pop culture questions all afternoon, so anything that’s on your mind, stop by and I’ll answer it for you. Even if I don’t know the answer, I’ll make something up. Feel free to start emailing questions in and I’ll answer them in [...]

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Another Weekend, Another Bomb

Chat time! Well, soon, at least. Here’s the reminder that there will be another live PopRox chat Friday at noon, the first of a monthly series of live chats. From now on, we’ll be doing a live chat on the first Friday of every month at noon.  Bad news — I’ll be the one doing it. Good news — [...]

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McClane and Bauer — together?

Life is good when you drive in to work and hear Get It Together by Beastie Boys with Q-Tip, Sublime’s What I Got, Carly Simon’s You’re So Vain, I Alone by Live and The Reflex by Duran Duran pretty much all in a row. So I’ll try and keep this happy today and give you some extra links [...]

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Summer 2010 movies are soooooo last week

The rumors had been swirling, but now it’s official — Matthew Vaughn will direct X-Men: First Class. That’s not the surprising part since it’s already been discussed around these parts. The shocker is the release date on June 3, 2011 — 13 months from now. Huh. So a big-budget, CGI-heavy studio tentpole with no cast, that just [...]

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oprah, twilight and jon and kate. double bolt the medicine cabinet, please

Got some local stuff to clean out of the inbox: Thought I’d post this picture and a mini-review from the Star Wars: In Concert event from one of the ticket winners we pulled on Monday. The review is from Priscilla McKinley, who was the guest of PopRox winner MaryJane Colon of Blakeslee: “Thank you for [...]

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