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Category Archive: Entertainment

Jun 14 2012

Someone who moves like you

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Television has a huge impact on how we view the world and, perhaps more interestingly, how we view ourselves.  When Joe Biden said that Will & Grace had done more for gay marriage than anything else, it probably seemed like hyperbole, but the normalization of the Other often comes first in the form of simple inclusion. Now, …

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Jun 13 2012

Dear White People: Watch This Trailer

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Can we get a movie with, you know, characters in ‘em instead of stereotypes wrapped up in Christian dogma? I realize that there is a huge fundraising effort going on here for the SSA, and I strongly encourage you to participate, but I would like to bring your attention to something else.  I am, admittedly, …

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May 12 2012

Ice, Ice Baby on the Ukulele — Dressed as a Stegosaurus

Because.

Apr 07 2012

NdGT Blew My Mind: Mary Poppins is the Doctor

Neil DeGrasse Tyson’s Tweet and a convincing list.

Mar 27 2012

Plan 9 Live and Undead

I have mentioned this before on my blog, but I am going to talk about it again.  Because I’m damn excited, so you can deal with it. Last night we had our first tech rehearsal for Plan 9, the live theatre production.  Wednesday, as in tomorrow yikes, is our preview show for special donors.  Then, …

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Feb 14 2012

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Theme from Deep Throat on the Ukulele.  Your argument is invalid.

Feb 04 2012

Fett’s Vette and Sweden

Two seemingly unrelated things, right?  WRONG! I am going to Sweden on Monday AND I’ve just recorded Fett’s Vette on the Ukulele.  I know.  It’s a plethora of goodness.  And it’s Tom Keane’s new favorite thing on the internet — if that doesn’t recommend it, I don’t know what could.

Jan 29 2012

I want your money: Plan 9 from Outer Space ON STAGE!

In the land of insanely cool things that are happening that I am a part of, there is going to be a live stage production of Plan 9 from Outer Space, one of the best worst movies ever made.  AND YOU CAN HELP! They are trying to raise funds for it on Kickstarter.  They’ve raised …

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Jul 23 2011

Harry Potter + Google = Love

As the resident Google fan, I am happy to report that there is a whole lot of interesting Google news this week.  It seems that Google doesn’t do news weeks in half measures. First up is political news — both Google and Facebook have spent more money during this quarter on lobbyists than they have …

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May 30 2011

The Glorious Beauty of People Being Dicks

I give you the 100 Greatest Movie Insults of All Time: There’s a name for you ladies, but it isn’t used in high society… outside of a kennel.

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