Tag Archives: Aughts

2006: Twitter begins

Of all the Social Media platforms, I like this one best. FeceBook is just ads, ads, ads and more prone to having you discover which relatives and old friends have become right-wing, Kool-Aid drinking MAGAts…or worse, selfish Libertarian pricks. It’s … Continue reading

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Rot in Hell Donald Rumsfeld

He was one of the architects of the continued mess America is in. Still waiting for those Arabs to welcome us as liberators while they kill our soldiers with mines and bullets. Rummy helped pump up the lie about Iraq … Continue reading

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Harold and Kumar go to White Castle 2021 edition

So pissed I couldn’t find my original review of this flick from 2004 (pre-Weblog format) because I did spend the money at the terrible Cinemark outside my house. Hell, I cannot remember if I liked, hated or thought meh of this. … Continue reading

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RIP Paul Mooney

It has been a rough week in comedy since we lost the other master of the deadpan delivery and a pioneer in Comedy for the world, not just Black Americans. Paul was at Cap City a few years ago during … Continue reading

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Caillou grew up and…

…remains the bane of parents!

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2001: Mac OS X available

The great leap forward for the PowerPC-based Mac finally happened and it wasn’t smooth nor painless. Many critics called it a paid-public beta; a very old accusation of every OS or application. All the powers-that-be at Apple knew this too … Continue reading

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RIP Marc Wilmore (belated)

Damned Twitter! Found out through fellow Producer Mike Reiss that Marc died last week from CV-19. Life is unfair all to often since Orange Foolius and his legions remain free and not in prison where they belong while a person … Continue reading

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2001: On The Media begins

This weekend, the one podcast I have religiously listen to since…I can’t remember. Let’s just say when iTunes (now divided into Music and Podcasts) first added the ability to subscribe to podcasts. Checking the Internet, iTunes 4.9 which was about … Continue reading

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Wild Hogs blech

This was another Jennifer pick I put off writing about due to laziness/complacency. She likes it because she’s a big fan of William H Macy which is cool, he’s a great actor. Sadly, he’s in the horrible dud alongside the … Continue reading

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RIP Alex Trebek

If there’s an afterlife, poor Alex is now being mobbed by a million senior citizens like my grandmother who religiously watched Jeopardy. That game show, her soaps and Lawrence Welk. It was just easier to hand her the remote than to argue. … Continue reading

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Political cartoonist Tom Toles retires

Yesterday was Tom’s last strip ever. During his long-storied career, he drew/wrote over 15,000 since college. I always thought he worked for the Washington Post the whole time, nope, he joined them 16 years ago to replace another legend, Herblock. Toles’ … Continue reading

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The Venture Brothers is cancelled, 2020 keeps on suckin’

Jackson Publick & Doc Hammer made it official at Dragon Con, the most innovative show Adult Swim had to offer is now over, loose ends and all. It was the bright spot of what for a long time was just … Continue reading

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The Cooler

While Jennifer is walking me through all the Netflix-available seasons of Shameless, she introduced me to this movie I somehow overlooked a couple decades ago. I dig movies set in Las Vegas with two exceptions…The Hangover, not funny; Leaving Las Vegas, super … Continue reading

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RIP Iam Holm

Ian will be remembered by me for all the support characters he provided to numerous favorite movies of mine. The duplicitous science officer Ash in Alien, the rival restaurant owner Pascal in Big Night, Bilbo Baggins in Lord of the Rings, greedy head … Continue reading

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Adam Schlesinger receives a fitting tribute!

My good friend, co-worker and fellow Fountains of Wayne fan, Ethan sent me this link via Band Camp, a site for acts to make more money directly. It leads to an album of 31 different acts, many of them friends, … Continue reading

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