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August 7, 2017 – 1:37 am | 7 Comments

Summer is almost over and I’m relieved because I’m melting. But I’ve had more excellent reads this summer than I did in the past few years, and many of the standout books are August releases.
Here are our recommendations this …

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Rupert Penry-Jones Coming to America!

March 10, 2009 – 11:29 pm | 8 Comments
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When I heard a couple years ago that Rupert Penry-Jones was leaving the superb British series MI-5 aka Spooks (Netflix it immediately if you’ve never seen it), I was crushed. I adored RPJ as the …

AMERICAN IDOL Season 8 — Top 13 Compete

March 10, 2009 – 11:12 pm | 6 Comments

I went into Michael Jackson-theme night with high hopes because whatever you may think of him as a person, the guy’s had tons of good catchy hit songs. But does that mean the contestants chose …

When Will TIME TRAVELER'S WIFE Travel to Movie Screens?

March 9, 2009 – 11:19 pm | 30 Comments
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A source of mine sent me the following e-mail after attending a test/preview screening of The Time Traveler’s Wife. Please keep in mind this isn’t a formal review. The movie is still a work in …

Free Stuff–Win WHITE WITCH, BLACK CURSE Prizes!

March 5, 2009 – 10:15 pm | 14 Comments
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Are you a fan of Kim Harrison’s the Hollows series? If yes, you’re gonna like some cool stuff I’ve got to give away to tie in with the recent release of book #7, White Witch, …

CD Review: Kelly Clarkson’s ALL I EVER WANTED

March 5, 2009 – 9:51 pm | 6 Comments
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One of my pet peeves is driving along next to someone who’s got their stereo cranked up so loud, I can feel the sound vibrations thumping through my chest wall, jacking my heart into a …

AMERICAN IDOL Season 8's Top 13 Finalists!

March 5, 2009 – 9:49 pm | 6 Comments

Tonight’s wild card show went mercifully fast, with a lot of business wrapped up in an hour instead of stretched out to two. Eight wild card performers competed for the remaining three spots in the …

Reviews of New Movie Trailers

March 5, 2009 – 1:17 am | 11 Comments
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These movies won’t be out for at least a couple of months but trailers are available so I thought I’d review them. Trailers are an art in their own right—they only have a few seconds …

AMERICAN IDOL Season 8 — Group 3 Finalists & Wild Card Contestants Revealed!

March 5, 2009 – 1:15 am | 9 Comments

Here’s what you want to know: Scott MacIntyre, Jorge Nunez and Lil Rounds were voted into the top 12 by the public. After that was settled, the judges picked 8 previously rejected contestants for the …

AMERICAN IDOL Season 8 — Group 3 of Semi-Finalists

March 4, 2009 – 2:52 am | 6 Comments

During the first half of this show, everyone was so boring I felt like we didn’t need this group at all. There was enough rejected talent from the first two groups (Anoop, Jesse, Megan, for …

No Limits on the Horizon for U2

March 1, 2009 – 10:06 pm | 9 Comments
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So, U2’s dropping a new album Tuesday (download it from Amazon for only $3.99!) and I’m excited, having been a fan since 1980. But when it came to doing a review, I knew the best …

AMERICAN IDOL Season 8 — Finalists from Group 2

February 27, 2009 – 1:41 am | 9 Comments

Let’s get right to the point. The 3 who made the top 12 from this bunch were Allison Iraheta, Kris Allen and Adam Lambert. Save for the choice of Iraheta, who has an incredibly powerful …

THE REAPER Kicks Butt!

February 26, 2009 – 12:50 am | 6 Comments
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Man, oh man, I just finished this book by Josh Bazell called Beat the Reaper and it was so good, I started writing this review before the book’s back cover had slapped shut. That’s how …

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