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On 3 Tired TV Tropes & 3 Shows That Toppled Them

@icecreammang : I know! HEATHERRRR. <3

Posted on July 31, 2012 at 8:15 pm 0

On "Then it’s time for the gang bang"

@deepomega : Seriously, the "rainbow" ones are so fucking grody. Chocolate ones are the best.

Posted on July 30, 2012 at 4:42 pm 0

On For People In Los Angeles Who Have Considered Suicide But A Website Is Enuf

@Lockheed Ventura : Word.

Posted on July 30, 2012 at 4:39 pm 0

On Working for NY1 Is Extremely Hazardous

Was the food in question a Hostess snack cake? Because then your headline is TOGA YO-YO NABS HOHO, POPS JOURNO.

Posted on July 27, 2012 at 4:41 pm 0

On How Many Booker Prize Nominees Have You Read?

@tiemposbuenos : Snow Crash and Anathem are both pretty good too. Also, I second the "additional reading suggestions from the editors" proposal.

Posted on July 25, 2012 at 7:10 pm 0

On Sun Powerless Against Crushing Reality Of Existence

@Bridget Callahan : YES. My personal experience supports your thesis. In L.A., what makes me unhappy is freaking phone surveys. Anywhere else, I'm happy to take a phone survey, as it gives me an opportunity to complain about the weather.

Love, South Alabama eventually moving back to L.A. hopefully before I have a nervous breakdown.

Posted on July 25, 2012 at 3:10 pm 0

On How Many Booker Prize Nominees Have You Read?

Yeah, most of these I haven't even heard of -- and the ones I have didn't sound all that appealing. Now, if you put up the long list for the Hugo or the Nebula, then we'd have something to talk about.

Posted on July 25, 2012 at 3:06 pm 0

On Why All The Unpleasantness Over The House Of Lords?

@mishaps : Nah, Forsyte Saga, Madness of King George, V for Vendetta, few other things. I've always found him engaging and enjoyable to watch. It's just that he's waaaay foxier lately with the whole going-grey thing happening...

And if I didn't date *myself* by referring to Garrick Hagon as "Biggs Darklighter," then I'll just straight up tell you I'm turning 40 in exactly two months, in case that makes you feel better.

Posted on July 17, 2012 at 6:46 pm 0

On Why All The Unpleasantness Over The House Of Lords?

@collier : Oh, also? This season's guest stars will include Biggs Darklighter, Emma Peel, and the absurdly adorable D.I. Lestrade. Funnnn!

Posted on July 17, 2012 at 6:05 pm 0

On Why All The Unpleasantness Over The House Of Lords?

@mishaps : Maybe around the end of August, according to this? That's assuming they follow their previous routine of Shown At Festival, Then Air Immediately Afterward. I haven't seen anything "definitive" from the BBC etc, though.

Posted on July 17, 2012 at 5:59 pm 0