The Story of Johnny Rotten, Part 2
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Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 23 November 2010
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He returns with a friend, a very short guy who is dressed and made up exactly like he is — a “Mini-Me” Johnny Rotten.

The Story of Johnny Rotten, Part 1
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Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 22 November 2010
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“Johnny Rotten — he and the rest of the Sex Pistols, they hate each other. Can’t be in the same room together. They share a stage for an hour a night and that’s it.”

Playing in Traffic with Jay Leno
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Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 8 November 2010
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I have a friend whose mantra is ““If you want to get hit, go play in traffic.”” When economic recession swooped in, my husband and I decided to play in traffic — and we got hit.

Stupid Dreams I Have Had About Celebrities
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Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 27 September 2010
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Cloris Leachman appeared in my dreams last night. I’m always happy to see her, and heaven knows she deserves as many roles as she can get.

The Emperor’s New Ping
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Posted in One Million Watts on 3 September 2010
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I join social networks willy-nilly and put little or no thought into them, but it isn’t what I put on them that matters. It’s what I leave off.

Things We Like: “Deadbeat at Dawn” and Japander
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Posted in Things We Like on 31 July 2010
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Down on the mean streets, some chumps are about to get what’s coming to ‘em. Meanwhile, in Japan, some dazzling celebrity chumps are about to get what’s coming to ‘em.

Showbiz Stories from Artie Glimmer
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Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 21 May 2010
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When I moved into my new house, imagine my surprise in finding out that my new neighbor was once a Hollywood agent. Here are a few of the stories he has shared with me so far.

50 Celebrities We Bet Have Google Alerts Set Up For Their Own Name
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Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 23 April 2010
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I’m sure tons of celebrities have a Google Alert set up to look for their own name, but not all of them have time to follow up on all the blog mentions. Still, Mr. Wheaton, can you let us know if you dropped by?

An Open Letter to Nathaniel Kahn and M. Night Shyamalan
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Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 2 April 2010
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Dear M. Night and Nathaniel: I am writing to let you know I am banning myself from watching any more of your movies. You two colluded to emotionally blackmail me.

Ten Luminous Liars: My Favorite Cinematic Crooks and Con Artists
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Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 31 March 2010
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Confidence men and thieves are abundant in the real world, and nearly of them are despicable human beings. In movies, however, these crooks display an ability I often wish I had: to save their own skins through storytelling.