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Underwhelming Euro 2016 Still Brought Plenty to Look At

I say good riddance, Euro 2016. In terms of the soccer on display, this year’s edition was severely underwhelming. The expansion to 24 teams ensured that there was very little to gain from taking any chances at the group stage, … Continue reading

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Clinton ‘Misspeaks’ About the Reagans’ HIV/AIDS Legacy

The only even remotely positive thing that can be said about Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s confounding statement praising the late Nancy Reagan for her “low-key advocacy” on HIV/AIDS as first lady, and praising the first couple for having “started … Continue reading

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Unlocking The One Direction Catalog, Through Bonus Tracks and “Midnight Memories”

To those of us who have been on this earth for a while, and therefore have observed the slow disintegration of assorted girl- and boybands before, the grief all over the Internet pretty much equalled the writing on the wall … Continue reading

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My Favorite Movies of 2015

I was almost entirely cut off from watching movies in a movie theater for the whole of 2015, for reasons having to do with my health. Today’s multiplatform availability thankfully means that I was able to see a lot of … Continue reading

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Looking Back At My Favorite Movies Of The 2000s

I love making end-of-the-year lists. They force me to take stock of the year in movies, what I’ve loved as opposed to merely liked or even just tolerated, but as I mentioned in a previous post on the pleasures and … Continue reading

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The 2014 Oscars Post

BEST PICTURE 12 Years a Slave (Dir: Steve McQueen) American Hustle (Directed by: David O. Russell) Captain Phillips  (Dir: Paul Greengrass) Gravity (Dir: Alfonso Cuaron) Her (Dir: Spike Jonze) Nebraska (Dir: Alexander Payne) Philomena (Dir: Stephen Frears) The Wolf of … Continue reading

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“Right now I’m dating a guy, and I couldn’t be happier. Is it a big deal? I don’t think so.”

Today’s big news in LGBT world, at least in my corner of the Internet, is that the British diver and Olympian Tom Daley has come out as bisexual in a YouTube video to his fans. This is obviously good news. … Continue reading

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