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A Campy Series

Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp – Beth and I actually watched the original movie just a few years ago, even though she was a fan of The State back when it was still airing on television. I … Continue reading

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The Exceptionalism That Proves the Rule

The phrase “American exceptionalism” has become a rather confusing one, in that it gets tossed around a lot, but it’s not entirely clear what it means. It’s sort of like “political correctness” in that respect. Does it mean general politeness … Continue reading

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My Huckabee Friend

Beth sent me a link to a video of Jon Stewart interviewing Mike Huckabee. It’s short, but that didn’t stop it from really bugging me. The thing about Huckabee is that he comes across as rather friendly and affable, but … Continue reading

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Watching the Watchmen

Watchmen – I actually read the graphic novel on which this film was based a few years back, but I don’t recall if I wrote about it at the time. I had to return it to the library before finishing … Continue reading

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Where’s My Liquid Paper?

I believe “Weird Al” Yankovic’s 1986 release Polka Party! remains his worst-selling album. It does seem to have been somewhat rushed out after his last record, and lacks a big hit parody. At the time I was getting Al’s albums … Continue reading

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Things I Learned from the Republican Debates

1. All the problems in this country are your fault. And when I say “your,” I mean people who need to work for a living. The remaining candidates seem to be agreed that the economic crisis could be solved if … Continue reading

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