Blurb Job

I’d heard that Craig’s List was a good place to find a “masseuse” but how about this ad seeking another sort of hand job: Attention Film Critics (Los Angeles): “Hi. We just finished a film and need to buy a one sentence quote from someone who calls...
Posted On 08 Apr 2009

81st Oscar Ceremony

PLEASE SEE ABOVE POST for winners. This was the earlier thread. But we’ve left it up in order to show the comments. Best Picture: Slumdog Millionaire Best Director: Danny Boyle, Slumdog Millionaire Best Actress: Kate Winslet, The Reader Best Actor: Sean Penn, Milk Best...
Posted On 22 Feb 2009
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George Carlin, 1937-2008

George Carlin was 29 when Lenny Bruce died in 1966 — the same year he recorded his debut album, Take Offs and Put Ons. He picked up the comedic blaze of scathing social commentary Lenny Bruce had lit, and for the next 42 years George Carlin torched the fucking joint. The...
Posted On 22 Jun 2008

Emmy Watch: Mad Men

The New York Times Magazine spends three days on the set of “Mad Men” with creator/producer/writer Matthew Weiner, and this weekend publishes an 8000-word love letter to the best-written series on television. Weiner‚Äôs achievements with ‚ÄúMad Men,‚Äù which is...
Posted On 22 Jun 2008

Much Ado About Lohan

Alarmed that Katherine Heigl might be doing a better job sabotaging her career than she is, Lindsay Lohan has magnanimously withdrawn her name from consideration for this year’s Emmys. What? You missed Lindsay’s tour de force performance on Ugly Betty? That’s...
Posted On 17 Jun 2008