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jjdebenedictis
Aug 2
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It’s telling that Laura Dern is still a gay icon, while Ellen — who is actually gay — kind of isn’t.

Aug 2
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I distinctly remember a story someone told (I think in Dan Savage’s column) about their mom stealing their vibrating toothbrush when they were a kid, and the resulting trauma when they discovered both where it had disappeared to and why.

Aug 1
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I read somewhere her father is a lot like Trump in terms of personality, so you are probably correct.

Aug 1
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“And if he wasn’t so fucked up, he would be a really great director.”

[Olivia Munn] described Singer disappearing from X-Men: Apocalypse’s set for 10 days while shooting.

[P]roducer Tom DeSanto attempted to stop production after allegedly discovering that Singer and a number of crew members were using an unspecific Read more

Aug 1
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There are lesbian characters, but it’s not really even a plot point. They’re just people who, in passing, you learn get crushes upon girls. Read more

Aug 1
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Weird, that a book I’m looking forward to as intensely as Harrow the Ninth comes out the exact same day as something I’m as stupendously uninterested in as Midnight Sun.

Aug 1
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Not to knock Hannibal - I love the show and it probably led to his casting in Doctor Strange, Rogue One, and even Death Stranding. Read more

Jul 30
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I don’t know, I’m just here for that incredibly cute baby in the photo.

Jul 30
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Someone at The Takeout should write a post to let us all collectively mourn the weirdo flavour mash-ups that various companies have tried and failed to launch. There’s always a few of us who were successfully converted and then left bereft when they discontinued their otherwise deeply-unpopular product.

Jul 30
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Are you perhaps a super-taster (i.e. extremely sensitive to bitter flavours)? I have never thought a breakfast cereal, enriched or otherwise, tasted bitter. Read more

Jul 30
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A little off topic, but I knew some people who worked at the (existing) big telescope in Hawaii, and one of them told me something that really surprised me. Read more

Jul 30
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Rennet, the enzyme used to make cheese, used to only be obtainable from the fourth stomach of a very young, unweaned calf. Read more

Jul 27
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They seem to have discontinued the 70% cocoa dark chocolate Ritter bars in my area, and I went into a family store just as they were starting to get hard to find and saw them on sale for $2 a bar. Read more

Jul 27
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I’m bereft that the 70% cocoa ones appear to have been discontinued in my area. Sooooo good.

Jul 26
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I found this out with a pair of boots. We don’t get a lot of snow where I live, but we got a big dump one year that was sticking around, and my street shoes were treacherous on it. Read more

Jul 26
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I can’t fathom having extra ramen packets. That’s like when they talk about using up your extra bits of cheese or leftover wine in some recipe. I never have those.

Jul 26
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How have we made our home more livable? Pfft, we stopped cleaning, because we’ve both been really freakin’ busy and we never put on pants anymore and no one is coming over. Read more