Tag Archives: Pop Culture

Where’d You Go Bernadette

Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple My rating: 3 of 5 stars I was really looking forward to reading this book and ended up being disappointed by it. I had heard it was really funny, and it certainly had … Continue reading

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The queer adolescent’s guide to Epic Fantasy

Last night This American Life replayed one of my top five favourite stories. Just South of the Unicorns is the true tale of a lonely teenager in the Eighties who hops a plane to Florida in search of his favourite … Continue reading

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Horror movies for pussies

Last night I did something I rarely do: I a saw scary movie in the theatre.  I doubt that 10 Cloverfield Lane counts as a horror movie by die-hard horror fans, but this was a big step for me—like having … Continue reading

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Buying a movie ticket should not be this hard

Remember back in the day, when if you wanted to see a movie with your friends, you’d just call them on a rotary phone, arrange a time to meet at the theatre, buy your tickets and then go see the … Continue reading

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Hand in glove: The People V OJ Simpson

It’s funny, when the OJ Simpson trial was being broadcast live on TV, I didn’t want anything to do with it, but now that Ryan Murphy has turned the trial of the previous century into a TV mini-series, it’s become … Continue reading

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Out of time but not out of mind

Facebook has this great way of reminding me that I’m aging a faster than I can stop to live in the moment without feeling like I’m missing out on something. Today on my news feed some asshole decided to inform … Continue reading

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In praise of mediocrity. Book review: “Frank” by Jon Ronson

Frank: The True Story That Inspired the Movie by Jon Ronson My rating: 4 of 5 stars I bought this book after listening to the author talk about it on the WTF Podcast with Marc Maron. I’ve heard of his … Continue reading

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