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Sep 23
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I still find myself compulsively adding, “and I am not making this up” to conversations, e-mails, etc. I can only assume that people a) didn’t spend as much time reading Barry when they were younger as I did; and b) wonder why I’ve convinced myself that they think I’m lying.

Aug 27
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Wait a minute...I grew up hearing that. That’s not Scots, that’s Hillbilly!

Aug 20
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News, electronic messages, videos if you have a newer computer, what more could you ask for? :
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Aug 15
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But the last one was Brad and you could just imagine having seen him on screen that he’s insanely charismatic. Read more

Jul 29
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I was once quitting a job and my boss asked if I would like to say why at our last department meeting; I was going back to school, but I figured I’d plagiarize Bender and say, “I’m sick of this building and everyone in it.”

Jul 29
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How dare they make me choose between sticking to my “I will watch anything with Brendan Gleeson in it” rule and my “If sweet death will not come, at least put me in a coma for a year” prayer.

Jul 29
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And so, at the end of nearly 5,500 words of review, everything that I’ve written leaves me in a conundrum. Read more

Jul 22
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When people decided that “I once saw a ‘Ron Paul 2012' bumper sticker and skimmed several parts of the Wikipedia page for Atlas Shrugged” constituted a sufficient political education.

Jul 22
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When people decided that “I once saw a ‘Ron Paul 2012' bumper sticker and skimmed several parts of the Wikipedia page for Atlas Shrugged” constituted a sufficient political education.

Jul 22
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I started to say, “Maybe if she didn’t end every episode with ‘[Dramatic pause] But I just don’t know...’” but then I remembered that was Serial (maybe they got better after the first season), not Criminal.
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Jul 15
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I agree, and even though I selfishly wanted Vito to make a break for it, I respected that the show was true to itself. And that they never tried to make him even a little more sympathetic as a character—his being gay didn’t make him any less of a scumbag than any of the other characters.

Jul 15
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Maybe, but you can’t judge in hindsight like that. HBO might have involved a ridiculous amount of whacking back then, but a lot of us didn’t have high-speed Internet and our own computers.

Jul 14
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Yeah, it’s one of the few movies I’ve not been able to watch without taking several breaks to calm down.

Jul 8
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I’m pretty sure “Lady AAA” is a sex toy, so they’d probably want to avoid that; sex toy manufacturers have deep pockets. Deep, silicone pockets that, if held correctly, can feel just like a real— Read more

Jun 24
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...or acknowledge it quickly and move on (I’m remembering the big ISIS sign being taken down at the start of an Archer season).

Jun 18
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Can’t be any weirder than Chelcie Ross playing in Major League at 47 (even as a kid with a healthier-than-average ability to suspend disbelief, that one was hard to swallow).

Jun 17
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A. Whitney Brown is one of those people I completely forget about for five years, see one thing of his I really like, say, “Man, I wish he were more popular,” then forget about for another five years. Read more

Jun 17
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“It was horrifying when I encountered the first memes,” he says, looking straight into the camera. “Because there was some really rude or disgusting jokes with me.” Read more

Oct 23
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The best part about her response is that it was direct and to the point, and that there is exactly no chance at all that people will respond with “Lighten up and learn to recognize a compliment”/ “These things happen when you choose to put yourself on TV”/ “What he did was wrong, but did he really deserve to have you Read more