Monthly Archives: December 2014

2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 2,200 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading

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Here’s how Seth Rogen and James Franco responded to today’s release of ‘The Interview’

Originally posted on BGR:
That’s right, ladies and gentlemen… it’s a Christmas miracle. After Sony Pictures Entertainment announced last week that it was cancelling the theatrical release of “The Interview” after hackers threatened Sony employees and moviegoers, the company had…

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You Can’t See The Interview, But I Did

Originally posted on TIME:
A decade ago, when Trey Parker and Matt Stone’s Team America: World Police made mock of Kim Jung Il, the North Korean regime didn’t threaten retaliation — maybe because Kim, like all the other people in…

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Review: The Goldfinch

Ah, The Goldfinch… This has to be one of the books I waited the longest to read. Got it on my Kindle when it first came out, was a bit put off by the hype, started plowing into the initial … Continue reading

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