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Really Late Movie Reviews: Double Dare

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I woke up this morning thinking about a movie I watched last night, and I knew I had to tell you all about it. As we browsed our sad little watch-instantly netflix queue with trepidation*, Jack remarked, “is that Xena?” Yes! It was! Sort of. I had recently added a documentary called Double Dare to […]

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Media Consumption in High Gear

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Between the snow, and the health issues, and just winter doldrums from hades, I have been doing a whole lot of consuming of media of late. I’ve been digging down into the Netflix sad, somewhat limited instant queue, I’ve been eschewing music for podcasts and audiobooks on my long commutes, and I’ve been ignoring the […]

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Report from Ice Station Kilo

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I couldn’t remember the NATO phonetic alphabet for ‘K’ and had to look it up. Sad. For the past several hours, in fact most of the day, I have kept myself sequestered in the upstairs office, with the curtains closed, distracting myself from what’s going down out there. I had a bit of a moment […]

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Girls Rock DC! Volunteers!

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Heya! This one’s for the locals. I keep meaning to remind folks to check out Girls Rock DC and get the volunteer app and fill it out! Even if you couldn’t volunteer for the whole week, there are part time jobs, pre-camp things to do, and totally non-musical things that need to get done to […]

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Top Ten Underrated Movies I Love

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I tend to be a little militant about going off the beaten path and liking movies that no one else likes. (The Ice Storm, About Schmidt) I also tend to be turned off of movies that everyone else likes, which is really reactionary and dumb. But as faults go, that’s pretty small right? Well for […]

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Like almost everyone else I know, I lined up this weekend and saw the Big Geek Movie Of The Year. I didn’t have the investment that my cohorts did, although I did read it the first time back when it hadn’t been out too long. I was just 13 and totally didn’t get it. So […]

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