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Remembering Roger Ebert, Still

It’s been a week since the death of Chicago Sun-Times movie critic Roger Ebert, and the eulogies and remembrances keep pouring in from all over the web. It was obvious for anyone who had followed American film criticism at any point in … Continue reading

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“Hallelujah, the trouble’s gone”

How distinct are The Killers, really? This might be a dull question, at least so long as their cocky and luxurious rock works as well as it does on the band’s fourth studio album, Battle Born. Well, their number one signature … Continue reading

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My Favorite Movies of 2011: Chasing Imperfection

Was 2011 a good year for movies? For me, there are to ways to answer this question. The short answer is I don’t know yet. As always, the expected Oscar contenders mostly have not premiered in Norway yet, and assuming … Continue reading

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Songs For ‘Adam’

A year ago, I compiled a playlist for my friend Bryan Borland’s poetry collection My Life as Adam, and Bryan quickly followed suit with his own pop-cultural interpretation of his own book. It speaks to how deeply integrated these two … Continue reading

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‘What To Read’ Rears Its Head Again

I changed the format on What to Read, then promised to update in early and often, only to post with even less regularity than before. Anyway, here, finally, are some reading tips from around the web, adjusted for my personal … Continue reading

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The Death of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’

I’m a little late to the party on the repeal of  the US military’s Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT) policy, but not as late as the repeal itself. Barring gay people from serving openly has done a disservice to American … Continue reading

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In SMA Veteran’s October Win, A Return to 2008

At first glance, it seems obvious why Hunter Parrish re-took the top spot on the Sexiest Males Alive list. After all, the sixth season of Weeds is well underway, and my love for the guy occasionally makes me want to … Continue reading

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