Monthly Archives: August 2010

AWOL

Another Southland Tales character who got short-changed in the film was General Teena MacArthur. As the “system test administrator for the Utopia Three project”, it was basically her job to baby-sit the crispy corpse found in Boxer Santaros’s burned out … Continue reading

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“Rules are for nerds!”

After plundering a friend’s bookshelf, I have been working my way through the Southland Tales “prequel saga”. For those who don’t know, ST was initially planned as a nine-part “interactive experience”, with the first six parts published in 100-page graphic … Continue reading

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Meditate on this…

Oh dear, this is my second post in a week about spending money for the pleasure of a woman’s company… how worrying. I swear that’s not how I roll in real life! But Princess Superstar has just posted a sliding … Continue reading

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Wish me there, Wizard!

OMG!!! The AV Club posted a list of the comparative prices for personal photographs with various genre celebrities at this past weekend’s Wizard World convention… and while a snap with William Shatner would set you back $95 (fair enough), and … Continue reading

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The Best of ‘Friends’

I like to have the TV on when I’m eating… it’s a pesky habit, but not uncommon… the only real drawback being that there’s usually nothing on worth watching. Every morning, over breakfast, I am reduced to sitting through the … Continue reading

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“Be who you are… Dress how you want… Just learn to run really fast.”

In honour of the fourth and final season of Ugly Betty (the trailers have just started running here, although I’ll have to wait until the 11th of August for the actual “premiere” of the first new episode), I’ve nominated ‘Marc … Continue reading

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Dr. Downer

The BBC is repeating Getting On, the three-episode sitcom set in a geriatric ward, which was commissioned last year as part of their “Grey Expectations” season. I hadn’t watched it before, because I find hospitals hugely depressing and the whole … Continue reading

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