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“Ping Me!”

A couple months ago, my crush on Anne Dudek led me to catch up with her current series, Corporate, a nihilistic workplace comedy set in a shiny/scary multinational called “Hampton DeVille”, which is now in its sophomore season. In many … Continue reading

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“Yeah… Let’s Go Get Killed!”

[Contains faux-defensive wounds and SPOILERS!!!] For the past week, I’ve been working my way through Wes Craven’s Scream quadrilogy… and while all four satirical slasher flicks received rather mixed reviews from the professional critics, I still believe that the first … Continue reading

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Back Ally 4: Airplane

[Contains consolation snowmen and SPOILERS!!!] By rights, the fourth season of Ally McBeal (2000) should have ended with ‘Ally’ (Calista Flockhart) and her new beau ‘Larry Paul’ (Robert Downey Jr.) getting hitched. That isn’t just me being soppy… it’s the … Continue reading

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Back Ally 3: Pig

[Contains remotely adjustable high-heels and SPOILERS!!!] The third season of Ally McBeal (1999) seemed a little grimmer than its predecessors, with the untimely demise of a central character and several acrimonious break-ups and betrayals out-weighing the usual wacky antics. Personally, … Continue reading

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Back Ally 2: Sideless

[Contains real unicorns and SPOILERS!!!] The second season of Ally McBeal (1998) introduced two new lady lawyers: ‘Nelle Porter’, played by Portia de Rossi, who was nicknamed “Sub-Zero” but actually turned out to be quite sweet and smiley… and ‘Ling … Continue reading

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Like A Hole In The Hand

Back in the day, I worked with a woman who seemed astonished when I dropped even the most basic Biblical trivia into a conversation about history and/or religion… but, having gone to a churchy school where “religious education” was a … Continue reading

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