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Post-Caring Society

I haven’t written much about current events recently, because while a lot of awful things are going on, what can I really say that hasn’t been said many times already? But I’m now going to try to discuss a few … Continue reading

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Art Thou Thine Art?

Amy recently addressed a subject I’ve thought about every once in a while, that of separating the artist from the art. I tend to think this is generally a good idea. Not that you can totally separate the two, but … Continue reading

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Pocahontas Poked Him in the Nose

Pocahontas – While it was originally predicted that this picture would be a bigger success than The Lion King, such was obviously not the case. I think it was kind of a mistake for Disney to try to make an … Continue reading

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Taking Down Chris Brown

I’ve talked about the situation with Chris Brown and Rihanna a few times, but it was brought to my mind again by the fact that Seth MacFarlane made a joke about it at the Oscars (I missed this part of … Continue reading

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Is Satire Dead?

I recently saw a commercial for the Comedy Central roast of Charlie Sheen, and it kind of bugged me. Not the commercial itself, but how this kind of thing suggests that they’re really not taking Sheen’s criminal behavior seriously. I … Continue reading

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I’m Battle-Tested Bayonets

Beth made me listen to this Charlie Sheen interview by conspiracy theorist and Rush Limbaugh sound-alike Alex Jones. I love when insecure celebrities do the bit about how people criticize them because they’re jealous. Yeah, because it’s always been MY … Continue reading

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When Celebrities Go Bad

Today, we were talking about Mel Gibson’s spousal abuse and other such celebrity scandals, and my wife mentioned that there are a lot of women who still take Mel’s side, and hate Oksana Grigorieva for some reason. I can’t say … Continue reading

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