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 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 One Million Watts on 20 September 2010
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If suburbia is so horrible, why do most people now live there? The Arcade Fire doesn’t answer the question, so I’ll give it a shot.
Posted in Things We Like on 9 September 2010
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To my mind, there’s only one way to embrace the waning sunlight of autumn: by watching spooky TV shows.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 26 August 2010
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I remember things of no consequence. But the things that do stick with me have their own importance, even though they’re not of any practical use.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 24 August 2010
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When we moved to Sri Lanka, I was six years old and already the biggest “Star Wars” fan on my block. But something happened there that made me a lifelong collector.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 23 August 2010
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The shop was home to one of those carnival midway machines that would print any sequence of letters onto a souvenir coin. In essence, you were making your own money.
Posted in Things We Like on 21 August 2010
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Are your more frightened of gargoyles or a pretty girl with the face of Robert Downey, Jr.? The answer may surprise you … or not. Also: Return to NBC’s Studio 8H.
Posted in Things We Like on 19 August 2010
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The old-fashioned TV theme song gave you another minute to get yourself situated, like the house lights blinking at the theater. Somehow, these intros fell from favor.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 26 July 2010
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While running an errand at Michael’s Arts and Crafts, something caught my eye: smiling clowns and wolves pacing through the woods. Oh yes, the paint-by-number aisle!