Monthly Archives: September 2011

Media Speculation About “Vampire/Werewolf” Murder Suspect Spreading “Cult” Fears?

So, here’s CBS News headline: Fla. murder suspect claims she’s part vampire, part werewolf We’re off to a fun start. Without even reading beyond the headline, it is the kind of story that generates the morbid interest of folks around … Continue reading

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DC Comics New 52: Stuff I Liked

This is just a quick rundown of the titles that have me intrigued so far during this publicity generating (the good, the bad and the ugly) reboot of DC Comics titles. Keep in mind, I haven’t read all 52 titles, … Continue reading

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Moneyball: A Movie For More Than Baseball Nerds

Moneyball, the film based on the Michael Lewis book of the same name, tells the story of Billy Beane, the general manager of the Oakland Athletics, and how he managed to make one of the poorest teams in baseball a … Continue reading

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Stossel: Stupid in Quotation Marks

John Stossel, he of the very Magnum P.I. ‘stache, has a repeat of an article on Fox News entitled “Stupid In America” where he excoriates teachers’ unions for education spending going “through the roof” and “flat test scores”. Without addressing … Continue reading

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Before Congressman Fleming Was “Creating Jobs”

He was once a young man in difficult circumstances. I deeply loved and respected my dad. Any 17 year-old is going to be grief-stricken by the death of a parent, and I was no exception. Shock, grief, and fear came … Continue reading

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Give Peter Dinklage the F&@#ing Emmy Already?

Congratulations to Morristown, NJ’s own, Peter Dinklage for winning the 2011 Best Supporting Actor in a Drama Emmy! I’m especially glad he managed to thank his dog-sitter. After all, a Lannister always pays his debts.

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Pat Robertson: Marriage is Sacred … Until it Isn’t

Really? Some background on the remarks here at the Huffington Post. I’m trying to figure out how Alzheimer’s differs so much from complete brain death in Robertson’s world … like when he equated removing the feeding tube of Terri Schiavo to … Continue reading

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