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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