Tagged: Review

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Kevin Williamson’s Smallest World

A radical libertarian manifesto that deserves to be taken seriously – and rejected. A Review of Kevin Williamson’s “The Smallest Minority: Independent Thinking in the Age of Mob Politics”

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Good, Bad, and Indifferent: QPR for 2Q

Opining on the interwebs doesn’t have quarterly performance reviews, but if it did, let’s see how some of the words I’ve put out into the ether have held up.

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Sunday Morning! Tarkovsky’s “Stalker” (1979)

The director angrily replied that the movie needed to be slower at the beginning so bored audience members would realize they were in the wrong theater and leave early, thus weeding them out.

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Forgiveness is Divine

The weirdest thing about forgiveness is that in the end it really isn’t about the person you’re forgiving, it’s about you.

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Up the Creek

The show could resort to the expected obvious jokes when these characters meet the salt of the earth townsfolk of Schitt’s creek. But the surprise here is how the show manages to only skirt the cheap gags and predictable slapstick and reveals some heart beneath the trite veneer.

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Murder, Friendship and Fun: My Favorite Podcast

The “My Favorite Murder” podcast, in which the two hosts take turns telling each other a story about a true-life murder each week, was #1 on iTunes within six months of the first episode. The show soon had a dedicated Facebook fan group and Twitter following (in which I am a late-but-enthusiastic-participant.)

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Review!

Funniest Show Of 2014 Returns Tonight On Comedy Central.

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Giving It All Away

What happens when the professor just plain gives away all the answers?

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Gravity: a Movie in Free Fall

Gravity is disaster movie in space, and while the destruction is dazzling, the characters and script are not.