Archive for August, 2009

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Good Morning, Geek & Nerds. The World Changed While We Slept. (Updated)

 
Pick your news source – The New York Times, Deadline Hollywood, THR or Variety - but the story is the same, the tectonic plates of Pop Culture shifted this weekend.  Even Twitter (at left) felt the aftershocks.
In a cash and stock-swap deal estimated to cost $4 billion, the Walt Disney Company will acquire Marvel Entertainment. The end [...]

“Mad Man: Love Among The Ruins” Exit Poll (Spoiler Alert) [Updated]

As German architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe once said of “Mad Men“, “Matthew Weiner is in the details.”
Okay, I may have that attribution a bit wrong, but it doesn’t make the statement any less true.  Especially as we consider episode two of “Mad Men” season three, “Love Among The Ruins“.  This outing features two of my [...]

The Human Drama Again Casts Unusual Co-Stars

Today’s popular culture passings are not really related, other than in the minds of those who knew of them, their accomplishments and their failings.
Ellie Greenwich is a notable pop songwriter.  Among her compositions, with various collaborators, are “Be My Baby,” “Da Doo Ron Ron,” “And Then He Kissed Me,” “Chapel Of Love”, ”River Deep, Mountain High”, ”Hanky Panky,” [...]

Fox’s Jaw-Dropping Confession On Deliberately Misleading The Public!

 
Apparently, the web’s best kept secret has been www.snakesonacane.com.  The secrecy has been trashed now as Fox TV has admitted it was behind this web and TV viral campaign, which was to promote the coming season of “House“.  You can see the shocking before and after reveal with the screen-caps above.  The small inset was [...]

Afternoon Quiz: Are These Headlines from ‘The Onion’?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sorry, these stories all have some basis in fact or fact-based opinion.  They’re from today’s Huffington Post.
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