Monthly Archives: February 2011

The obligatory post-Oscars post

Man, who even wants to talk about the Oscars anymore? Oof. I’m still so exhausted from those interminable last four categories, I can barely lift my fingers to type jokes about Kirk Douglas’s infirmity (but seriously that was too difficult … Continue reading

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I am as constant as the Northern star

Also, if you’re not into James Blake yet, you should be. This is a cover of a song I really like, but he does his own stuff too and he is super great. One of the rare indier-than-thou artists doing … Continue reading

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Snow White and the multiple adaptations

Man, if my Hollywood Reporter subscription ever does expire, what will I blog about? (Don’t answer that). That venerable and very glossy magazine tells me┬áthat, for whatever reason, 2011 is the year of Snow White? As in, these are two … Continue reading

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Oh and also that new Lady Gaga song

When I first heard it, like first thing in the morning because, babies, this is NEWS, I had this moment of being, like, “but wait, this is just a song.” I guess in the pause between albums, with all the … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day recommendations!

The podcast I listen to, NPR’s “Pop Culture Happy Hour” (this is the only podcast/NPR product I participate in, but its realllly delightful – a good way to entertain yourself when you have to walk somewhere on your own, for … Continue reading

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They even have the same initials…

The Hollywood Reporter, which I’m still getting, despite the fact that my free ‘three month mini-subscription’ started in October, is reporting this: Adam Sandler will be playing Andy Samberg’s dad in a movie called I Hate You, Dad, which has … Continue reading

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The new generation of prophets, because it’s Ladies First.

I owe The Hairpin an apology, you know. Awhile back I was not exactly complimentary about this delightful site, and I know all of you who rely on this blog to know exactly how to feel about various goofy websites … Continue reading

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