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What are musicals for: A Study in Contrasts


This weekend I had the opportunity to see both Spider-Man, Turn Off The Dark, Julie Taymor/Bono’s Busch Gardens entertainment homage, and Pitch Perfect, an ode to collegiate acapella starring Rebel Wilson and Anna Kendrick. As someone who counts musical theater … Continue reading

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MAD MEN! Season 6, episodes 1-2, and 3.


Last week I was off my game, so this week you get double summary/analysis/repeated instructions for Pete to Shut. Up. My Big Picture interpretation of the series so far is that season 1-3 were Don Draper’s Ascension, and Seasons 4-6 … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones episode 12


introductions all around! In which Varys meets Shay, Arya makes the acquaintance of Jaqen Hgar, Sam and Jon meet Gilly. Danaerys loses a bloodrider and gets Kahleesily pissed about it, Theon Greyjoy is the Pete Campbell of Baratheon Stark Targaryen … Continue reading

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Nouveau Jane Eyre


In case you failed to notice, I am a huge Jane Eyre fan. From the first time I picked it up after the third time I threw it against the wall in exasperation when I was 10, I was hooked. … Continue reading

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Don’t Wanna Be An American Idiot….(too late)


In the course of my regular workday Pandora listening, I’d noticed the appearance of more frequent Green Day tracks than normal, and eventually found myself humming along to “Holiday” often enough that I bought the soundtrack. The weirdness of the … Continue reading

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