Category: Entertainment

Essays on books, movies, television, music, video games and other forms of entertainment

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Radio Websites

Restaurants are notorious for having bad websites. Matthew Inman of <em>The Oatmeal says it better than I could, but basically there are too many restaurants that make flashy websites that try to sell you...

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The Genius of Weird Al Yankovic

I wish there were a Nobel Prize in Music. I would nominate Weird Al Yankovic. He is without a doubt one of the greatest musicians of our time. Since the 1970s, he has been...

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The Future of Stephen Colbert

The big news in entertainment this week came from Stephen Colbert. After nine years of filming The Colbert Report, he is leaving the show to replace David Letterman as the host of The Late...

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The Wu-Tang Clan’s “Triumph”

Like many middle-class white kids, I grew up listening to rap artists like Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Tupac and the Wu-Tang Clan. One of my favorite 90s raps song is Wu-Tang’s “Triumph”. One the...

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Mentats of Dune: A Review

I’m a big fan of the Dune series of sci-fi novels. I’ve read them all, including all of Frank Herbert’s originals and the prequels and sequels by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson. So...

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Star Trek and Story Arcs

I grew up watching Star Trek: The Next Generation, and as much as I enjoyed the series as a kid, it seems rather dated now. Part of that’s due to the 1980s hairstyles and...