Articles in the Things We Like Category
Posted in Things We Like on 21 December 2010
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It’s nowhere near an instant classic, but “Tron: Legacy” is an enjoyable and strong popcorn movie, and it doesn’t deserve much of the abuse it’s getting. Let’s break it down to the bits.
Posted in Things We Like on 18 December 2010
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Meet the man who invented the GameBoy, and the man who wants to kill your medical provider with a plague of bees.
Posted in Things We Like on 11 December 2010
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The subliminal suggested-sell, the hammer of the gods, and the Christmas sweater — which one do you fear the most?
Posted in Things We Like on 4 December 2010
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Sheetar and Lumpy engage in mortal combat! Who will prevail?
Posted in Things We Like on 27 November 2010
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This week: Standing up to the man, drawing lots of circles, and the timeless musical wisdom of the great Tom Lehrer, who actually has a few disc jockey friends. He’s got Dr. Demento, at the least.
Posted in Things We Like on 20 November 2010
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Timothy Carey, Betty Crocker, and the Gorillaz walk into a bar. The bartender looks up and says, “Must be Saturday at Monkey Goggles.” Crocker says, “I don’t get it.” Oh, that Betty!
Posted in Things We Like on 18 November 2010
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It’s not a digital camera or an MP3 player, doesn’t even get FM radio — and yet, I love this cheap piece of electronic hardware more than anything.
Posted in Things We Like on 13 November 2010
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How to wrap a kitten for Christmas! Plus: Melvin Dummar makes a friend, and Ryan Henry Ward paints the town.
Posted in Things We Like on 6 November 2010
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We lament the day Ernie Kovacs was forced to quit the Nairobi Trio. And in Monkey Goggles Klassics: Klingon hardcore rap?
Posted in Things We Like on 30 October 2010
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John Carpenter’s first “real” movie remains one of his best. Also: The ghosts of Las Vegas live in plain sight … for now.