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Mar 12 2016

Pilot Script: Deputy Director Dog

Published by under Comedy,TV

DEPUTY DIRECTOR DOG EPISODE 1: MID-LEVEL MANAGE-MUTT INT. OFFICE BUILDING – DAY JOHNSON sits at a desk at a small cubicle, typing into a computer with some urgency. After a moment, DOG’s voice can be heard over the loudspeaker. DOG (O.S.) Johnson, come see me in my office. Come. JOHNSON stands and walks briskly toward […]

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Feb 25 2011

PBS

Published by under Politics,Rants,TV

I’ve been watching this pretty good documentary on Auschwitz. I’ve become, in my more recent years, more and more of a history buff. It started as an obsession with cults and religious groups and serial killers. And then someone might have told me I was “worse than Hitler,” which would have been funny if it […]

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May 28 2009

Things We Like – Oz and James’s Big Wine Adventure

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I fancy James May. This is the explanation for how one of my birthday gifts this year was the series Oz and James’s Big Wine Adventure. If you’re like me, you’ve never heard of this show. If you’re like me, you also somehow have a magical dvd player that can play dvds from region whatever […]

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May 22 2009

I’ve Got Your Number, Ben Stein

Published by under Rants,TV

I don’t like Ben Stein. I think he is evil, or at least unsavory. And Comcast now has these commercials with Shaq and him, where Stein says, “I know about money, because I’m an economist.” And I guffaw. That’s right, I said “guffaw.” Because it seems to me if Ben Stein knew about money he’d […]

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Nov 17 2008

Things I Learned from Lifetime Movies Today

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If you’re a nice guy, the woman you’re dating won’t care if you’re married so long as you have a good excuse. There are, of course, no consequences to having an extra-marital relationship when you finally get a divorce. A guy who takes you on a vacation after two weeks of dating and gets one […]

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