Monthly Archives: July 2012

The Dark Knight Flops (Why’s Everyone Got a Hard-On for Christopher Nolan?)

Ok, here’s my crackpot theory for the week: Christopher Nolan is overrated. (Feel free to outline my shameful wrongness at the usual place below.) I can’t deny his movies make heaping piles of money. And nor can I kid myself … Continue reading

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2012 London Olympics (Via NYC)

Here’s a low-grade piece of observation for you: lots of cliches are bunkum. And lots more are either one or both of trite and dull. There’s at least one I can think of, however, that’s exactly none of these things. … Continue reading

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Bush’s War: The Director’s Commentary

I just finished watching FRONTLINE’s two-part Iraq War documentary Bush’s War. Fascinating stuff. And the Director’s Commentary was amazing… Can’t believe they got all the major players to share their thoughts: Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld, and Powell. Here are some excerpts I … Continue reading

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4th of July, New Jersey Transit (Miss You)

Here’s part two of my 4th of July two-parter (part one was yesterday), in which I love crazy old America, after all. (The four biggest reasons why.) Happy independence – glad we managed to stay friends and what-not, you know? … Continue reading

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4th of July, New Jersey Transit (Good Riddance)

Not the best of holidays for an ex-pat Englishman, all things considered. Apart from the day off work. That’s alright. Anyhow, to mark the occasion anyway, here’s part one of what I’m calling a two-parter: Good riddance, America, you ain’t … Continue reading

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