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Written on Disney Delivers Pulp at Its Pulpiest in Epic Sci-Fi Fantasy 'John Carter' :

"Too bad Disney’s marketing budget for the film didn’t include installing a nerd in every theater to point out that Avatar stole from the John Carter tales"

Indeed.

Cannot wait to see the remake of Treasure Island skewered as derivative of the Pirates of the Carribean franchise.

Written on Close Calls: Notes From a Nail-Bitten Primary Election Night:

in response to carig:

Any woman who is due in just a couple of weeks and can still manage to rock 5" heels deserves recognition for it.

I'm sure she feels honored.

By the way, were there any alarmingly fat red headed men in unflattering khakis at either event? Inquiring minds want to know. It helps provide important context for your reporting.

Written on Close Calls: Notes From a Nail-Bitten Primary Election Night:

"Padgett’s wife Katie included; despite being eight months pregnant, she strolled around the gathering in flesh-colored patent leather platform stilettos."

Why does this matter? And why does the hair color or body shape of the patrons at the crown and goose matter?

Written on 'Special Access to Discriminate' Act Likely to Pass :

Gee, I wonder if they are similarly opposed to state governments deciding to do things differently than the federal government because of the resulting "hodgepodge."

*crickets*

Written on 'Atlas Shrugged' Bores the Audience Into Submission:

"I've read it and it is very dense, intellectually"

I'm sure many that have actually read Rand's work would concur.

I agree that Jesse was predisposed to despise the movie based on his "incomplete" understanding of the source material.

It will happen again when he trashes "Transformers 3" without ever having successfully produced a robot from one of his kid's cars.

Written on 'Atlas Shrugged' Bores the Audience Into Submission:

"stripped of her floridity and melodrama, the notions underlying Atlas Shrugged are left to wriggle around like beached minnows." I think you managed to top Ebert with that one.

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