Monthly Archives: February 2012

Oscar Hangover

Clearly last night’s Academy Awards should have been the highlight of my cultural year. I spent months watching all the movies, reading all the blogs, talking at length with my friends (whether they wanted to or not) about who would be nominated and … Continue reading

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Movie: The Movie

Jimmy Kimmel’s post-Oscar show always has something viral-worthy for the next day and this year was no exception. Movie: The Movie stars everyone from Helen Mirren riding a hovercraft to Meryl Streep in a mustache to the Gary Oldman centaur: Personally, I’m … Continue reading

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It’s time for Oscar, Oscar, Oscar…

Giving this “live blogging the Academy Awards” thing a stab. From Eddie Murphy to Billy Crystal – let’s see what happens… 8:26 – The red carpet is always so boring. No one really wore anything too exciting this year.  Michelle … Continue reading

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Extremely Loud and Incredibly Bad

I’m sure I’m not the first one who has made that pun. And the movie is so bad, I’m sure I won’t be the last Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close is Oscar-bait. Focused on one boy’s emotional journey following 9/11, … Continue reading

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Sacha Baron Cohen respond to the Academy

Not sure which is the funniest bit…Academy of Motion Pictures and Zionists or The Planet of the Rapes. Either way, yeah, I’ll go see your movie. You win.

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I’m gonna sing the doom song now!

Every so often a TV show comes around that changes everything. It allows you to see the world with fresh eyes. Candy seems sweeter, colors seem brighter, couches seem more comfortable. Invader Zim is one of those shows. It’s nothing like Breaking … Continue reading

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Stefon’s Clubs – an illustrated guide

Stefon’s Illustrated Guide to New York’s Hottest Nightclubs | Splitsider. Menorah the Explorer. Human traffic cones. Black George Washington. And Teddy Graham people. I really don’t have much else to add.

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Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

It’s not easy seeing many many many movies a year and definitely not easy on the wallet. Thankfully, movie studios want to create the proverbial “buzz” and as such, screens movies early for audiences who will hopefully love the movie … Continue reading

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The Best Picture Nominees, As Infographics — Vulture

The Best Picture Nominees, As Infographics. NY Mag’s hysterical and saucy Vulture blog on culture and cultural related things, has some brilliant slide shows. This slide show is especially witty.

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Don Draper, now in Hungarian

Jon Hamm is sexy even when mangling the Hungarian language. I cannot wait for Mad Men to come back on March 25.

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