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random: condemned to repeat it

Anyone else sick of all the remakes, covers, re-imaginings, etc.? To go off on a slightly* geeky tangent, in the X-Men and Alpha Flight comic from 1986, the trickster god was offering mankind the opportunity to become like gods. One...

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food porn: $240 worth of pudding

No, not really. This is $240 worth of pudding. And this is some caramel croissant pudding a la Nigella Lawson*: It seems that Food Network only has about 10 episodes total of both Nigella’s shows, so I see the same...

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video: “Elmo wants this tape!”

Ricky Gervais… doing comic work for charity is totally his thing. He’s a seasoned professional at it, crack a few jokes, raise some dollars, all in a day’s work right? And Sesame Street’s Elmo, so cute, so cuddly, so innocent....

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music: but that’s my favorite part!

Someone swiped a piece of music from another artist and used it to great success?! Say it ain’t so! From The Guardian: Cameroonian musician Manu Dibango has filed a lawsuit claiming that “Don’t Stop the Music” and “Wanna Be Startin’...

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metro: it’s a… moving target

So after a sick day and a little cheer about the new/changed 43/42 route, I get to my “office station” to see this. All 3 escalators at the non-stadium side of Navy Yard have been out for a few weeks...

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movies: pride goes before The Fall

Saturday evening I finally–I’d wanted to see it for a while, but it slipped off my radar–saw The Fall directed by Tarsem Singh. I always appreciate stories within movies where the stories seem to take place on another plane, a...

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holiday: Repeal Day!

If you don’t already know and your friendly neighborhood lush hasn’t informed you, December 5th is Repeal Day. A day to celebrate the 21st amendment… that repealed the 18th amendment, which enacted prohibition. I’ll be out enjoying a drink with...