Let's all go to the movies, and let's all see the same movie, and let's discuss it here.
Well, so, that happened. (Excuse me: that hannappened. LOL!) That is the thing about getting your hopes up: don't! It's like that old Holden Caufield quotation: "Don't ever tell anybody anything. If…   Read Story »
There has been a lot of insidery media speculation this winter--although maybe this happens every winter and I just never noticed it for some reason--about the foresaken dumping ground of a January…   Read Story »
I'm no fan of Gwyneth Paltrow. As a human being, and even as a celebrity, which is a particularly weird strain of human being, I find her to be completely insufferable. Even the "candid"…   Read Story »
Remember Y2K, you guys? That was the best. So scary! Haha. Y2K. What was THAT all about? I'm not sure I ever even understood it completely, but the basic idea, if I remember it correctly, was that…   Read Story »
Did you guys see the new Harry Potter movie this weekend? Fair enough. We should all be so lucky dot dot dot. And now is your chance to talk about it with other adults who also saw it for some…   Read Story »
As a 64-year-old man, I think of myself as being pretty "with it" when it comes to the Net. But the first time I heard of Facebook was from my younger brother, who asked me if I was on it, and I said…   Read Story »
When I first moved to New York after college I spent a lot of time temping, and I temped pretty regularly for financial institutions. Once I spent three weeks working on this trading floor in a…   Read Story »
At some point in the past 20 years, the role of the American nerd changed. He somehow became a respectable genre of human being. He was elevated from the dank corner of his parents' basement to a…   Read Story »
If I could fashion the world into the shape of my choosing, it would not be the floating dreamscape of Inception or the pinging point-based life-sized videogame of Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World…   Read Story »
Holy smokes! Now THAT is how you make a summer movie. What a fun time I had watching this thing! Sure, there were some plot loopholes, as one might expect from a movie about shared dream-state…   Read Story »