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Zack and Miri Make a Bar Mitzvah

I attended my nephew’s Bar Mitzvah on Saturday. It was an especially long service, but my nephew did a great job with his readings. He might have been slightly overshadowed by the excellent prayer reading done by his handsome and … Continue reading

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Barenaked Ladies: Get in Line

Remember the late ’90s? Remember the TV show King of the Hill? Remember when the show put out a soundtrack album that included songs featured on and inspired by the show? (Honestly, before discovering it today, I had absolutely no … Continue reading

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Drop Everything, the New Avengers Trailer is Here!

The internet was abuzz this morning over the eagerly awaited release of the trailer for the next Avengers movie. Remember when release of the actual movie was a bigger deal than the release of a trailer? These days, it seems … Continue reading

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Holiday Clips: Santa and Jesus Sing!

In order to help get everyone into the holiday spirit, throughout the month I’ll provide some pop culture clips that deal with Christmas, Chanukkah, or the holiday season in general. Today’s clip comes to us from the good people at … Continue reading

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It’s Already December?

The calendar says it’s December. Is that right? 2018 is 11/12 done? Normally I’d say that the year flew by, but honestly, this has felt like one long ass year. As someone pointed out on social media, there was an … Continue reading

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Donald Trump and the Michael Bayification of America

Looking at the presidential election from a distance, you’d probably be surprised that most polls have the race as being close. You’d probably wonder why this is even a contest considering one candidate seems to be insanely qualified for the … Continue reading

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Top Five Week: Best Things Associated with Fridays

Sadly, we’ve come to the final day of Top Five Week. I hope you’ve enjoyed these lists. Since today is Friday, I’ll wrap up the week by discussing the top five things associated with Fridays. 5. King Friday XIII On Mister Roger’s … Continue reading

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Top Five Week: Favorite Nintendo Entertainment System Games

For today’s “Top Five Week” entry, I’ll take a look back to the glory days of video games: The era of the Nintendo Entertainment System. I’ve never really been much of a “gamer,” so the NES was the last console I … Continue reading

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Top Five Week: Favorite Chappelle’s Show Skits

Top Five week continues as I take a look back at the short-lived but much-loved Chappelle’s Show. I considered putting at least one Chappelle’s Show episode on yesterday’s list, but it was tough to narrow it down to one definitive … Continue reading

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Top Five Week: Favorite TV Episodes of All Time

Continuing with Top Five Week, today’s list will be my “Top five favorite TV episodes of all-time.” In my almost 40 years on this planet, I’ve watched a lot of television. Most of those shows and their episodes barely made … Continue reading

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