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So, is anyone else out there watching Rubiconon AMC? I've been with it from the beginning earlier this summer and still can't quite figure out how I feel about it. On the one hand, it's been interesting enough to keep... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2010 at Yeah Right
Ah, Milla. Does anyone remember the "Friends" episode where they (or at least Ross, I think) had a list of five celebrities that he was allowed to cheat with if the opportunity arose? Miss Jovovich has long been on my list of five.
Toggle Commented Sep 10, 2010 on Random Friday Question at Yeah Right
Over at Kotaku, blogger Mike Fahey tells us that if he had to pick one man to follow him around, narrating everything he did, it would be John Rhys-Davies. I think that's a strong choice, and one that might pop... Continue reading
Posted Sep 10, 2010 at Yeah Right
OK, so what would you get if you got out your movie-blender, threw in a lump of Kill Bill, a cup of Indiana Jones (but with pre-WWII-era Imperial Japanese troops instead of Nazis), a huge dollop of classic spaghetti westerns... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2010 at Yeah Right
Now is the time on YeahRight when we dance! Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2010 at Yeah Right
Despite the fact that I'm whiter than anyone on the planet (with the possible exception of George Will), I've always had a soft spot for the classic "Blaxploitation" films of the early '70s. Shaft, Super Fly, Black 'em all.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2010 at Yeah Right
My neighborhood is so boring. I'm not aware of anyone locally who is actively trying to incorporate "the superhero archetype into daily life." Perhaps you are more fortunate than I and have benefited from the crime-fighting prowess of any of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2010 at Yeah Right
If you love funk and North Korean propaganda films (and really, who doesn't?) then you simply have to watch this YouTube clip Michael Rubin linked to over at The Corner. It's oddly...entrancing. Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2010 at Yeah Right
At the acknowledged risk of pushing my already-high YR nation geek-rating through the roof, I will tell you that I'm having difficulty figuring out how to keep my order from these guys to a reasonable level. I mean, do I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2010 at Yeah Right
Though the Lost finale is slowly fading from my memory, the scars remain, and thus I was drawn to this Vulture report on the five meanest tweets that series co-creator Damon Lindelof says he received after the episode aired. Apparently... Continue reading
Posted Aug 5, 2010 at Yeah Right
WTF Wednesday is really BATMAN's thing, but just take a look at the headline below and try to tell me this doesn't qualify: Monkeys hate flying squirrels, report monkey-annoyance experts. (H/T Deadspin) Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2010 at Yeah Right
I stopped watching CBS' Survivor after the first of its "All-Star" seasons as I found the show getting a bit stale and predictable. Though I've, at times, been tempted to tune back in, I've always resisted the urge....until now. ESPN... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2010 at Yeah Right
How about making a full size, 3D paper clone of yourself? Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2010 at Yeah Right
There are, of course, two huge national events that take place in this country every July. We just celebrated the first of these, and I sincerely hope all of you had a happy and safe Fourth of July. We’ll celebrate... Continue reading
Posted Jul 7, 2010 at Yeah Right
Mere days until July 4th and we're talking about soccer...Feh! (OK, so I'm actually planning on watching some Germany-Argentina...)
Toggle Commented Jul 1, 2010 on Open Thread Thursday at Yeah Right
Those who like food and good TV watch Top Chef. Those who like food and trashy, cheesy TV watch Hell's Kitchen. Those who like food and any TV (like me) end up somewhat portly (also like me), but I digress.... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2010 at Yeah Right
Do you ever wonder just why it is you seem drawn to certain movies, television shows, music, books, etc.? I suppose some of it is genetic, but it seems to me that the lion's share depends on what we happened... Continue reading
Posted Jun 29, 2010 at Yeah Right
Over at Foreign Policy, Daniel Drezner has an essay (and soon-to-be-released book) on the application of current international relations theory to a world-wide zombie invasion...seriously. (H/T The Volokh Conspiracy) Continue reading
Posted Jun 23, 2010 at Yeah Right
Given my own experiences in the world of family pet photography, count me among those excited by the prospects of, from the people that brought us I believe our own LarryK has made a submission... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2010 at Yeah Right
As I've said here before, I'm not much for soccer, but over the weekend I did engage in my quadrennial flirtation with "the beautiful game" by catching parts of a few World Cup matches. As usual, I quickly reaffirmed that... Continue reading
Posted Jun 14, 2010 at Yeah Right
Early word from reviewers I trust actually are pretty high on the movie, so come DVD release time I'll be checking it out. On a related note, the local ABC affiliate will be visiting the school where I'm taking Tae Kwon Do as a tie-in with the movie. My head hurts. To review - they are visiting a Tae Kwon Do school as a tie-in with a movie called the "Karate Kid" in which the kid is actually learning Kung Fu. (Sigh.)
Toggle Commented Jun 11, 2010 on The Karate Kid at Yeah Right
I'm not much for soccer, but I remember being in Germany during 2002's Cup when some African country (can't remember which) pulled a huge upset. It was the lead story on BBC and CNN International all day and they both used the same footage of people celebrating in the streets. Rather inexplicably much of the celebration seemed to involve a guy holding a chicken above his head while riding around on the back of a motorcycle.
Toggle Commented Jun 10, 2010 on Open Thread Thursday at Yeah Right
Is Glee this century's Twin Peaks? Salon's Matt Zoller Seitz says that he thinks so in what is, beyond that provocative hook, a very good essay on what makes Glee so good. He certainly gets full marks for making the... Continue reading
Posted Jun 10, 2010 at Yeah Right
Amen, Batman. Testify! The wussification of America continues apace.
Toggle Commented Jun 8, 2010 on Bike Helmets - Pro or Con? at Yeah Right