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Word Bomb: Post-Mortem

Word Bomb: Post-Mortem

Patricia Cornwell has become a big name in crime novels, specializing in the fictional exploits of Medical Examiner Kay Scarpetta. Post-Mortem is Cornwell’s first Scarpetta book, first published in 1990, and has...[more]

The Whole Neighborhood’s Talking

The Whole Neighborhood’s Talking

It’s apparently a really wretched television marathon tonight on the site. Did you know there was a five-minute short prepared as a pilot for a Wonder Woman TV series back in 1967? Neither did I. But Mark Evanier...[more]

Meet Itchy…and Lumpy!

Meet Itchy…and Lumpy!

There are still people out there who have not seen the horrid wretched thing that is The Star Wars Holiday Special. Basically, Chewbacca has to go back to his home planet to celebrate Life Day with his family: Malla...[more]

Well, Hot Damn.

Well, Hot Damn.

Incredible. We won. John over at fellow nominee Come to Find Out… left a comment on one of our recent posts, congratulating us. And that was the first news I had heard. So of course, paranoid bastard that I am, I...[more]

Somebody Get This Guy an IKEA Catalog

Somebody Get This Guy an IKEA Catalog

Because seriously, there have to be easier ways to make a place to sit down besides turning over four thousand AOL CDs into a throne. It’s kind of like the Iron Throne of Westeros. But, instead of threatening to...[more]

Odds and Ends for 3-13-2006

Odds and Ends for 3-13-2006

Mmmm. Big bowl four treasure frog. Found via Dave Barry. It is possible to go too far. If you are ever looking for a yardstick about what “too far” is, look no further. If you’re here looking for...[more]

We Thought That This Was It

We Thought That This Was It

Orson Welles hosts a 1975 special on extraterrestrial life, “Who’s Out There?” Basically, Welles is one of those select few we’d pay to hear read a grocery list, so count us in. Found via...[more]

Weekend Recommendations: DVDs

Weekend Recommendations: DVDs

DVD of the Week: Dead Poets Society. Once upon a time, before Robin Williams decided to be edgy instead of just dramatic, he made this movie. And once upon a time, it was released in a bare bones DVD. But no...[more]