Monthly Archives: March 2009

"I’m mad as hell and I’m not really thinking this through…"

Warning: Spoilers for the motion picture “Network” follow. From Monday’s on-line Media & Advertising in the New York Times. With a mix of moral lessons, outrage and an apocalyptic view of the future, Mr. Beck, a longtime radio host who … Continue reading

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Mopping up our own spilled blood.

The good news is that we’re finally going to see a government investigation into Bush’s torture policies.The bad news is the government investigating is Spain’s! LONDON — A Spanish court has taken the first steps toward opening a criminal investigation … Continue reading

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FRIDAY VIDEO DUMP! YOKO KANNO EDITION!

From her Wikipedia page: Yoko Kanno (菅野 よう子 ,Kanno Yōko?, born March 19, 1964 in Miyagi Prefecture, Japan) is a composer, arranger and musician best known for her work on the soundtracks for many games, seminal anime films, TV series, … Continue reading

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Random Notes 3-25-09

-Biggest take away from Obama’s press conference tonight. Having two young children have really prepared him for dealing with the Beltway press corp. -Favorite moment. If that’s not a clear break from the last guy in charge, I don’t know … Continue reading

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Everything your greasy heart desires….

One of the sad facts of life about being a film geek is that you can’t always find what you’re looking for.No matter how many titles get released in any given year, there’s always one title that you vaguely remember … Continue reading

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Random Notes-3-21-09

-While we’re all having angina over the AIG bonus kerfuffle, The Treasury plan to buy up toxic assets have been released. And it’s moments like this, I wish I’d taken more (I.E. any) economic courses in college. All I can … Continue reading

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New Episode of "News from the Front" March 17, 2009

We return to look at Bobby Jindal’s weak tea response to Obama’s address to Congress.

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