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Oslo Terror and the Media’s ‘Jump to Conclusions’ Mat

Remember the ‘Jump to Conclusions’ mat from the movie ‘Office Space’? Remember how Tom Smykowski seemed so excited about this product idea which had the fatal flaw of just being terrible? It was a “Jump to Conclusions” mat. You see, … Continue reading

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A Breakdown of an Illogical “Go the F*** to Sleep” Critique

CNN.com posted an opinion piece titled “Go the F*** to Sleep” not funny by Karen Spears Zacharias. The post is a critique of Go the F*** to Sleep by Adam Mansbach, a children’s book parody that Zacharias admits was written … Continue reading

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Green Lantern & Super 8 Double-Feature Weekend

So, I took some time out to catch up on some flicks this weekend. Seeing as how it is summer, it was easy finding myself led by the nose through the marketing muscle of Green Lantern and Super 8 filled … Continue reading

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