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First World Problem: MC Frontalot vs Weird Al Yankovic

Uh oh. Weird Al Yankovic has a new album leaking out and it looks like we now have competition for song about first world problems. Seriously. Here’s MC Frontalot’s version: And now Weird Al’s (updated with the official music video): … Continue reading

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In which I hate on the How I Met Your Mother finale

Warning: here be spoilers. Run the other way if you want to ruin, er, watch the show for yourself. I’ve seen more than one source describe How I Met Your Mother as “Friends for Millennials”. After the train wreck of … Continue reading

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Is Weird Al working for USA Networks?

When Weird Al Yankovic asked Kurt Cobain for permission to parody “Smells Like Teen Spirit”, the first question he asked (after offering up an enthusiastic approval) was if the album was going to be about food. Given the number of … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts After Conan's Departure

Like 7 million other people (literally), I tuned in to watch Conan’s final episode of The Tonight Show last night. I even re-watched it this morning on Hulu because it was that good. If you don’t have the time to … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to NBC

Dear NBC, Look, guys, I know you can’t help but screw up, but you’ve pretty much put the icing on the cake now. It’s not very surprising, though. You made Heroes suck for two seasons after a mind-blowing premier and … Continue reading

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100 minutes I will NEVER get back

After putting the kid to bed tonight, The Hubs and I decided to make some caramel corn and rent a movie. Given that we NEVER get to see movies anymore, you’d think the Redbox would be bursting at the seams … Continue reading

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Do you have what it takes to balance the federal budget?

American Public Media has put together a nifty little game where you can toy with various spending measures and make your own budget. Go check it out. I managed to drop the debt as a percentage of GDP by over … Continue reading

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A Brief Thought on the Bailout

More later.

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Things I Forgot I Hated About Season 1 of Lost

… until we started watching it again this past weekend at Shauna's insistence. First off, there's Shannon. She's utterly useless (and no, the weak French translations of nonsense don't count) and spends her entire time whining, tanning (she wears at … Continue reading

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I am seriously, SO BLESSED…

…to have found this website . If you're not sure why people think it's a BAD THING when they call you a "Utah Mormon"… this site is probably not for you. Otherwise, this may just be the funniest thing you've … Continue reading

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