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In which I am gaslighted by my DVR remote
February 28, 2013 – 12:17 PM | 11 Comments
In which I am gaslighted by my DVR remote

Nobody else in my Twitter feed enjoyed last night's "ripped from the Rihanna/Chris Brown headlines" episode of Law & Order: SVU either, which makes me feel a little better about the fact that nobody else in …

Arbitrage: No money down
December 23, 2012 – 5:22 PM | 5 Comments
<I>Arbitrage</I>: No money down

Apparently, Arbitrage is getting some Oscars notice. True, said "notice" may consist primarily of its own PR team, but Couch Baron and I decided to check it out, mostly to see if yet another "high-finance …

Adventures In Random DVR-Pausing: Word Processaurus
July 17, 2012 – 12:22 PM | 28 Comments
Adventures In Random DVR-Pausing: Word Processaurus

I laughed for five minutes at the word processor, which is dated even by the contemporary standards — well, "standards" — of the scene. Dylan's aggro-floof of hair? Nineties. Pajama top worn as unisex/"who cares … Like A Dog To Its Own Vomit
May 19, 2011 – 12:53 PM | 52 Comments Like A Dog To Its Own Vomit

Jane Pratt has me cringing again.
Reader AMA tipped me to Pratt's new project,, and wondered about my thoughts "given [my] previous takedown" of Jane Magazine, so the cringing began with my own writing from …

Winter's Bone
February 18, 2011 – 11:21 AM | 22 Comments
<I>Winter's Bone</I>

Sarah 33, Death Race 23; 15 of 24 categories completed
I spent part of the day on Tuesday watching screeners for Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior. It's the sort of show that makes me irremediably irritated almost …

TV Question Qorner: Midseason TV Report Card
October 26, 2010 – 2:23 PM | 43 Comments
TV Question Qorner: Midseason TV Report Card

What I'm watching — or no longer watching — and why.
Boardwalk Empire. I have to catch up on recent episodes, but so far, A-minus — the minus is for the pacing, which is very …

Update!: Jerk of Art
August 31, 2010 – 11:52 AM | 5 Comments
Update!: Jerk of Art

It's naïve to expect anything in the way of nuanced criticism from The Brooklyn Paper, but the unlubricated Andy Rooneying to which it subjected Work of Art on the front page of the rag's arts …