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Guaranteed to Fail in the nasty o-ten: OSCAR PICKS!

Alright it’s that time of year … Sunday is the Oscars, so, here are my picks for the year.

Based on a conversation with Melanie, I guess I should clarify: All picks are made as if I was a voting member of the AMPAS. I do like to keep track as to how many of my picks/votes win, since I’m obviously right 🙂

So, without any further ado, here we go:

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Lost art

One thing that I lament about television today (other than the overall lack of quality) is the lack of classic opening themes! Continue reading

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Steensboro

One thing about being newlyweds right now, you try and find fun dates that you can do on the cheap. You know, like going to the dollar theater, going to a friend’s house for food/games, going to a Bruce Springsteen concert, …

Wait, what was that last one?

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Rasslin’

So, obviously, as movies go, one seemed to be a no-brainer for me:

That’s right, I caught “The Wrestler” this evening over at Ballantyne Village.

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Like Ma Bell, I got ill communication

Well, let’s just cut to the chase:

Not my picture, unfortunately.

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Great moment

So, I finally got around to watching “The Office” premiere today. Now, I’m lucky in that the only spoiler I knew of was that my friend Todd’s ringtone was the same one Pam uses! Continue reading

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Various ruminations

I ask this question every four years — why do the divers shower off after they get out of the pool?

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Sobering world events + flippancy of college football blogosphere = genius

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We moved into our new office today. The move was relatively painless, and it was fun setting up my new desk.

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I’m left with pangs of jealousy I see the pictures of Florida’s new football complex. Facilities, man. It’s an arms race, and don’t let anyone tell you different.

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Word!

I’m calling it — a four-song set of “Radio Nowhere,” “Badlands,” “Born to Run” and “Dancing in the Dark.” Takers?

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