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Tina Fey vs. Taylor Swift: An Adventure in Overanalysis and Not Being Able to Take a Joke

Vulture, New York Magazine’s “pop culture” blog, had an item earlier today about Taylor Swift hitting out at Tina Fey over remarks the comedienne made about her in January, while hosting the Golden Globes. At one point, Fey turned to Swift and said “Stay away from Michael J. Fox’s son.” The line got big laughs, likely [...]

Either the Internet Is Wrong About Skyfall or I Am

I returned from the movie theater last night, having just seen Skyfall, the most recent outing in the award winning James Bond movie franchise, and the first thing I did was load Rotten Tomatoes.  Upon loading it, I confirmed what I already knew: the movie had a 91% approval rating from a conglomeration of diverse [...]

On Chuck Klosterman on Tim Tebow

Today on Grantland, Chuck Klosterman weighs in on Tebowmania.  I like Klosterman (at least I like Sex, Drugs and Cocoa Puffs and IV), but I’m not really sure what he’s doing here.  Or, rather, I know what he’s doing but I don’t understand why he’s doing it.  What he’s doing, essentially, is arguing that Tim [...]

Speak For Yourself, Chris Jones

Grantland: Chris Jones on fans using the word “we” Chris Jones published on Grantland today an article regarding something my friends and I have often discussed: whether or not it’s appropriate to use the first person when referring to your favorite sports teams (or, for that matter, the second person when referring to a friend’s).  Jones’s [...]

Monday Morning Schadenfreude

That Groupon valuation? Lawls

Turntable.fm

I’m a little late to the game on this one, but I’ve recently been introduced to turntable.fm, which is basically like crowd-sourced live radio where the conceit is that actual users pretend (is it even pretending?) to be DJs, selecting tracks from turntable.fm’s massive online library.  Want to play something not in the library?  Just [...]