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Entries from December 17th, 2009

Villains of Christmas Past

December 17th, 2009 · 4 Comments · Humor

With the Christmas season upon us, I once again find myself pondering the big theological question that’s on everyone’s mind:
Who’s the worst Christmas villain?
First, let’s start with the obvious choices.
The Grinch was clearly a bad dude. He terrorized Whoville, abused his dog Max, stole all the presents and decorations and foisted a shitty Halloween sequel [...]

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The Modern Etiquette Guide to Physical Greeting Gestures

December 9th, 2009 · 4,171 Comments · Humor

Someone’s got to fix this situation. Pronto.
For a while there it seemed like the fist bump was going to take over as the world’s go-to physical greeting gesture. Sleek, efficient and powerful, the fist bump (also known as the ‘terrorist fist jab’) was riding the crest of an incredible wave back in 2008. When Barack [...]

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Top 10 Concerts (+ Top 10 Black Crowes Concerts)

December 4th, 2009 · 49 Comments · Music, The Black Crowes

Some people like film. Other people like fine art. I like concerts. There’s something about the live music experience that is pure magic. It doesn’t even really matter if the band is good or bad – as long as they’re playing rock and roll and they’re putting their hearts into it.
Over the years I’ve seen [...]

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