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Posters and vampires
December 8, 2009 – 9:16 PM | 9 Comments
Posters and vampires

From Andy Ihnatko's Celestial Waste of Bandwidth:
Morrison was immortalized first by death at 27 and then by three generations of college kids who needed a poster to cover up a creepy-looking stain in their dorm …

Support Local Biz: August 6, 2009
August 6, 2009 – 11:50 AM | 3 Comments
Support Local Biz: August 6, 2009

Reader Amalie is putting together a collection of plays and one-acts for performances affiliated with the Berkeley, CA Public Library — including a few of the Famous Ghost Monologues. (Mary Charles McCormack, Mary Katherine Tomiczek, …

Meet the new boss
April 2, 2009 – 8:11 AM | 20 Comments

Please head on over to my day job: the new blog at, which formally launches today. Get your fill of celebrity snark, and feel free to tip us on your celeb sightings and/or gossip …

FMK: Quirky Teen-Focused Indies
March 9, 2008 – 11:39 AM | 41 Comments

For those of you not familiar, "FMK" stands for "Fuck, Marry, Kill"; for those of you not familiar with that, it's like Death Is Not An Option, but with another element added. Like DINAO, you …

File under "U" for "Un! Comfortable!"
January 15, 2008 – 2:43 PM | 42 Comments

In case you haven't seen the Tom Cruise Scientology-recruiting clip show that's circulating these here Webs of inter-ness, you really owe it to yourself to check them out.Erin (or, as I like to call her, …

Department Of Famous Girlfriends: Sharapova Edition
August 27, 2007 – 8:16 PM | 18 Comments

Why Maria Sharapova is one of my Famous Girlfriends:
1. She is in hilarious commercials. I love the one with the Pomeranian, where she's totally harassing it taking pictures and it's like, "Yeeees, I see you, …

Celebrity Bull-Riding: The No-Seriously-ening
August 21, 2007 – 3:03 PM | 10 Comments

Okay, so the link was sort of a joke, at first, kind of, but I did DVR it. Did…anyone else? DVR it? C'maaaaahhhhn, admit it. Lord knows I'm not going to judge you; I'm still …

Mondo Extras — MTV Movie Awards Special: "Movie Awards On Other Networks"
June 1, 2007 – 11:44 AM | No Comment

"If PBS Had A Movie-Awards Gala…"

A star-studded, faintly mothball-scented evening of battles and ball gowns, the Hissies — hosted by Doris Kearns Goodwin, who will allegedly write her own material — celebrate the epic stories …

Pledge-driving me nuts
May 15, 2007 – 2:01 PM | 32 Comments

I wish had some sort of code that let me skip the pledge-period haranguing now that I've already donated. Every time I have to restart the audio stream, Brian What'shisnuts is giving me guilt …

Lilith Unfair
March 11, 2007 – 7:51 PM | No Comment

I don't care how desperately Time needs to drive up newsstand sales — no dearth of actual news, no market-research addled kowtowing to their bottom line can excuse the cover of their July 21 issue.In …