Category Archives: Television

10 things I should be ashamed of … but I’m not

10. My blood feud with Michael Cera For years, the very sight of actor Michael Cera has launched me into a blind rage. When I see him in commercials or in magazines, I immediately want to bully him. I’m compelled … Continue reading

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Five signs the end is near: February 21, 2013

The meteor that slammed into the Chelyabinsk region last Friday must have seemed like something out of a Michael Bay movie to the poor Russians who witnessed it: loud, bright, fast and utterly incomprehensible. And like the first Transformers movie, … Continue reading

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Five signs the end is near: March 24, 2012

5. Turtle Nation Gets Up in Arms Having turned the dumbest property in ‘80s toy history into a blockbuster film franchise, Transformers director Michael Bay is now turning his attention to the second-lamest property: The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Wait, … Continue reading

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Five signs the end is near: March 14, 2012

5. Mississippi, Alabama outdo themselves “Why do birds fly upside-down over Mississippi?” “How do you keep an Alabama girl from biting her nails?” You’ve heard all the jokes (especially if, like me, you were raised in Louisiana). But don’t think … Continue reading

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Five signs the end is near: March 8, 2012

5. The Osbournes are coming! The Osbournes are coming! It’s not bad enough that Sharon Osbourne can be seen each weekday morning cackling with other hens on a pointless knockoff of The View, or that no one questions why marrying … Continue reading

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Five signs the end is near: March 1, 2012

5. Google’s new privacy rules take effect The Internet monolith has folded together some 60 privacy policies across its various holdings—including YouTube, Blogger, Gmail and, of course, the 800-lb. gorilla of all search engines. This will allow the company to … Continue reading

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Should you hate Chris Brown all u want?

Sunday Night’s Grammy Awards received a lot of attention, drawing some 39 million viewers curious to see how the National Academy of Recording Arts and Scientists would pay tribute to one of its biggest stars. Morbid as it sounds, Whitney … Continue reading

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Five reasons not to watch the Super Bowl

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past few weeks, you’ve probably heard that Super Bowl XLVI airs this Sunday.  If you have been living under a rock, you might seriously consider heading back there until Monday, because … Continue reading

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