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Superjail!: The best show ever!

Ok, well, I guess Mad Men is better, but I think that’s about it for list of shows I definitely can say is better than Superjail! Superjail! is the new cartoon series on Cartoon Network’s [adult swim] programming block about … Continue reading

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Marie Antoinette: the most culturally significant film of 2006

Is Marie Antoinette the best movie of 2006? Not really. But, is it the most culturally significant? Definitely so. I’ll explain why. Marie Antoinette is a wholly new kind of film: an autobiographical picture masquerading as a period drama. The … Continue reading

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Possibly the most scholarly dissection of a television show ever

Recycling Clichés: Rakugo vs. Stella

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Wholphin: painfully hip in the most pretentious way

Last weekend, I got a copy of Wholphin, Dave Eggers’ latest project, along with the specially overpriced December/January issue of The Believer. It wasn’t as good as I expected, but it wasn’t a huge disappoitment either. Patton Oswalt stares at … Continue reading

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Video roundup

Via Honda UK’s new commercial, available for viewing here (low-res Flash), here, (medium-res progressive Quicktime) and here (high-res Flash, w/o the slight sepia tint). According to adland, this is the first of two spots for Honda by W+K London. … Continue reading

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What to read: Tokion

I just fucking love Tokion. It’s one of the very few ‘hip’ magazines that are insightful, informative, and actually hip, if slightly pretentious. The latest issue (issue #49) features interviews with Sufjan Stevens, Amy Sedaris, and Takashi Murakami among others. … Continue reading

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What to read: periodicals

I’ve been frequenting KW Book Store and various other bookstores all summer in search of the ultimate, all-around, snootiest read. Well, actually, I just went to those stores to kill time (because I have no friends — really), and in … Continue reading

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