Monthly Archives: January 2010

How Savage Garden Helped Me Come Out

I just loved thisĀ  New Year’s resolution, attributed to New York magazine’s film critic David Edelstein via Slate’s Dana Stevens: “To have no shame: no guilty pleasures, only pleasures; no wish for do-overs, only excitement [for] the next opportunity”. It’s … Continue reading

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‘It’s capitalism, I guess, but it’s not to be applauded’

‘I’m like my grandmother, I stereotype. It’s faster’, says Ryan Bingham (George Clooney) in an Up in the Air line so cynically clever I half assumed that I was going loath myself for enjoying his company. But Jason Reitman recession-minded … Continue reading

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My Hanson-Related New Year’s Resolution

The rise of social media was supposed to make it easier for people around the world who share the same interests to interact with each other, and to keep up to date on interesting developments. This should be true for … Continue reading

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SMA Greets New Decade With Emile Hirsch As #1

The stability in the top spot masks some true drama in the struggle for top honors on the first Sexiest Males Alive list of the new decade (see #1-10 below). The two guys to fight it out for Climber Of … Continue reading

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