Category: culture

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video: …what’s this ad for?

You’ve got to wonder if someone pitched this ad just to see if they could get away with it. Or this was the ad they wanted the client to turn down to make their other ad look better and it backfired–you designers know what I’m talking about.

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video: Doctor Who 1963-2010

A video montage of the entire history of Doctor Who from Nov 23, 1963 to Dec 25, 2010, plus a chart of The Doctor and River Song’s romance. Some thoughts on the series, and the withdrawal of waiting a WHOLE week between new episodes…

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in DC: “Single Ladies” flash dance

After posting about next month’s Beyoncé flash dance/workout yesterday, I discovered that DC will have its own Beyoncé-related flash dance of “Single Ladies” in honor of International Dance Day tomorrow, Friday, April 29th.

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Beyoncé: Move Your Body!

All those friends and co-workers that make fun of me for loving Dance Central… take that! Beyoncé has re-written and re-recorded her song “Get Me Bodied” for the Let’s Move! project, supporting First Lady Michelle Obama’s childhood obesity campaign. Titling...

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tv: Double Dukes!

If you follow me on twitter or Facebook, it’s no secret that I love the show Archer. I’ve been called an Archer Evangelist at times and I don’t deny it. It is likely the best not-for-kids animated shows on television right now. Archer is James Bond meets The Office while taking place on the set of Mad Men for some reason…

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news: metered?!

Just ran into this when surfing from one New York Times article to another. I’ve heard stories of the coming paywall, but hadn’t encountered it myself. I understand why they feel the need to do it, but found it odd...

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fanboy friday: American Gods

This is pretty big news for me–and anyone else that loves Neil Gaiman. I’ve been ignoring a lot of the shows on premium cable stations, so any series on HBO, Showtime, etc. has been off my radar, but if this...

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throwdown thursday: Served!

Video games and dancing, who knew? I’m pretty sure most people’s typical idea of a gamer wouldn’t necessarily include “great dancer” among the list of qualities. And as someone that’s tried to teach a few nerds to dance in my...

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wednesday wishes: Me wantee!

My plan to try and write everyday this week* was nearly derailed by some kind of crud lurking in my system. At this point I’m convinced that the few molecules of pollen I’ve allowed near me while not yet protected...