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Support Local Biz: August 29, 2008
August 29, 2008 – 10:44 AM | No Comment
Support Local Biz: August 29, 2008

Matt Zoller Seitz imagines Kong’s farewell via Chet Baker. I like that it’s the 1976 version, because Kong is climbing the Twin Towers.
I haven’t forgotten the NC Double Scoop; polls for the Round Of 32 …

Support Local Business: July 16, 2008
July 16, 2008 – 8:17 AM | 32 Comments
Support Local Business: July 16, 2008

Simon Tofield is back, with his cat, in “TV Dinner.” Do not drink hot coffee while watching.You may, however, make fun of me for having the premiere date of Tofield’s latest entered into my Outlook …

The Ikea Visual Pronunciation Guide
July 8, 2008 – 11:24 AM | 62 Comments
The Ikea Visual Pronunciation Guide

If you’ve ever visited an Ikea, you know that one of the rituals of the trip — along with the sweet reward of meatballs after a deflating hour of comparing countertops, and the despair with …

The Show Did Go On
August 16, 2004 – 9:14 AM | One Comment

It’s the day of opening night, three-thirty in the morning. Your desk is a Brady Bunch card house of drafts and books and Post-Its, and you slump on the couch, twitchy with reheated coffee and …