Just One More Thing
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Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 29 December 2010
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I’d like to take this opportunity to pay tribute to four words on a television screen that have brought a thrill to so many the world over: “Peter Falk as COLUMBO.”

In Defense of “Tron: Legacy”
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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.

Things We Like: Nintendo’s Gunpei Yokoi and “The Abominable Dr. Phibes”
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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.

24 Hours in Siena, or “Maps? We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Maps.”
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Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 13 December 2010
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We pulled into a gas station outside Pienza, where we learned the car had a locking fuel cap … only we weren’t equipped with the key.

A Modest Christmas Wish
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Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 10 December 2010
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This one is for those who try and ruin Christmas for everyone. I am taking it on myself to douse you with a liberal helping of Christmas cheer whether you want it or not.

Things We Like: “The Star Wars Holiday Special” and “Blood Diner”
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Posted in Things We Like on 4 December 2010
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Sheetar and Lumpy engage in mortal combat! Who will prevail?

The Leading Ladies of Arnold Schwarzenegger
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Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 3 December 2010
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Every male actor who’s made his mark in the great dynasty of Hollywood royalty has had a female actress to match him line for line — and Arnold Schwarzenegger is no exception.

Things We Like: Henry Murals, “Melvin and Howard,” and Wrapping Kittens
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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.

Things We Like: The Ernie Kovacs Show and Klingon Hardcore Rap
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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?

“Rocky Horror” as Riot Control
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Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 2 November 2010
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I freely admit that I liked “Glee’s” watered-down version of this tranny-filled musical, even if it changed the lyric of “Touch-A, Touch-A, Touch Me” from “seat wetting” to “bad fretting.”