Category Archives: trendz

What, exactly, is the big black box for?

Right at this moment, I am fully caught up on two ongoing television shows – Girls and Mad Men. Three if you count Parks and Rec, since I am only one twenty-minute episode behind on that. I could watch it, … Continue reading

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Movies of 2011

A mere week into the new year, a list! Not much to say by way of introduction – I saw slightly fewer movies this year, which mostly meant less junk. But while there were fewer total disasters, there were also … Continue reading

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New beginnings

I didn’t watch the VMAs, because, come on, so I found out about the Bey Babay from a text at 9:13 last night, which read “BEYONCE. PREGNANT. WHAT?” I just feel so delighted by this news. All day I’ve had … Continue reading

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The B is for…block? Back? Neither?

It turns out, boy band combinations work exponentially, rather than additively: 5 waaaaay old boy banders who no one remembers (-1 who found some extra self-respect/got too old/who knows) + 5 pretty old boy banders remembered as second best ___________________________ … Continue reading

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How a movie star is born…or not

I’m always kind of interested in how people become “stars,” whatever you take that to mean. And the nerdier I get about the pop culture machines (i.e. the more I read the Hollywood Reporter), the more I can sort of … 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 that, for whatever reason, 2011 is the year of Snow White? As in, these are two … Continue reading

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New Years, Happy!

Resolutions for 2011 For me: – Blog more. Maybe like every other day or something? Eesh. – Stop being surprised when movies that look bad, are reviewed as bad, and people tell me I won’t like, but then I see anyway, turn … Continue reading

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Daywalkers

So, last  weekend, I saw the vampire movie, “Let Me In”, and read the lastest of those vampire books, Stephanie Meyer’s “The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner.” “Let Me in” was pretty good. It looked nice – lots of … Continue reading

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What a job this is

As evinced by the earlier post, my love for Katy Perry was a somewhat recent revelation.     But part of this sudden change of heart, I think, is my recent realization that, for these female pop stars, you can … Continue reading

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I mean, this blog is called “Neon Apologist”….

There are a lot of fasihiony things (that I like!) percolating up and around lately, but, maybe, all we’re trying to do is get back to 1982? I would be more than ok if the world looked like this. Forever.

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