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On "Lost," Michael Emerson plays Ben, the creepy leader of "The Others," a cultish community on the far side of the island. But I just found that he played a minister in The Laramie Project. Remind me never to go to that church...
"Goodbye, Columbus" was a 1969 movie based on the novella by Philip Roth. But today I made an interesting discovery on the web — the secret original lyrics for its theme song!
In alt.gathering.rainbow, one hipster pauses to remember The Lawrence Welk Show.
Things I learned today:
And now, a short speech from William Faulkner's The Town (as delivered by Eula Varner Snopes).
Today's great moment in recent comic book dialogue comes from The Amazing Spider-Man, #550.The Blue Shield: Stand down! I'm authorized to use force!
ABC created a new web page for Lost fans. It tells you what Sawyer's nickname would be for you.
Boy, isn't Lost great this season?
There's some surprisingly poignant tips in this article on creative ways to ask for a date.
I know why Ben's afraid. The people on the boat are affiliated with the original Dharma project -- all the people that Ben helped kill. And the last thing he wants is for them to catch up to him.
Here's four quotes from Lost I jotted down as being especially memorable.Ben:"Perhaps I overreacted." (So that's why he tried to have Carl brainwashed...)
Here's my prediction about Lost. The last episode will involve them realizing that they have to "do it over again" to get it right. And the last shot is.... Jack opening his eye on the beach again after the original plane crash from Season One.
Of course I watched the season finale of Lost. I came up with my own set of questions....
I love lists. They're intense, they're simple, and they share the best of the best. At our webzine 10 Zen Monkeys, we've run several lists collecting the "top five" video clips. Here are five of my favorites.
And even if you've never heard of Michael Crook, you'll be surprised what he's up to now...
Lost - my theory about what's happening on the island.
On May 29, TV Guide offered their "SNEAK PEEK of Next Season" for the TV show Lost.Season 2 Secret No. 3 Expect to some new faces.Boy, I'd like to see how they pull that off!
One last theory on Lost.
Craig's List is a terrible place to look for a job.
Good Morning America showed a scene Thursday that was cut from the season finale of Lost.
Is the answer to the mystery of Lost....ghosts?
I've been trying to guess the secret of Lost. Is there a pattern to why all the characters were drawn to the island?
I did a search on the old email address, firstname.lastname@example.org.
I tried researching Anna Ayala, the woman who recently sued Wendy's for contaminating her chili.Also, in San Bernadino an Anna Ayala is the parent of a volleyball player, and in Texas she's offering moral support to - er, some guy with a blog.
"The equipment in ventriloquist dummies is alot like the prototype of the artificial heart I designed."
The author of "Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus" is threatening a blogger.
Disney consumer products have discontinued a 700-pound statue of Mickey Mouse dressed as Janet Jackson. (Click the link for a picture...)
"And you folks were worried about terrorists. Meet the real enemy: Janet's Boob."Sunday 140 million viewers watched as Justin Timberlake ripped off Janet Jackson's breast plate. These photos capture the Super Bowl-shocker as the two singers performed their MTV-produced half-time show. And the world press was quick to react..."Oooops! Janet Jackson flashes 140 million!" --WorldNet Daily
Al Franken will host a live, 3-hour radio show.
A political blogger is bashing President Bush's plans for the space program. Then he pauses, fondly remembering childhood-favorite TV shows set in outer space.
The war in Iraq was a conquest for oil "dressed up as a crusade for Western life and liberty..." by "a clique of war-hungry Judeo-Christian geopolitical fantasists who hijacked the media and exploited America's post-9/11 psychopathy."
There's The Matrix -- and then there's...
"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win."
The long-awaited answers to my 2003 movie quiz....
Time for Destiny-land's Year in Review. All these quotes are from movies I saw in 2003. Can you identify the movies?
On New Year's Day at the local multi-screen cinePlex, their loudspeakers were playing...
"Man, this music sucks."
I love the kittens playing punk rock video. Now their creator has a new music video -- two monkeys singing "I bought the wrong bananas."
"...wouldn't be nobody git up an' feed the chickens! Hee-hee... ever'body jest lay in bed! Jest lay in bed till they ready to git up! Sho', you take a man high on good gage, he got no use for they ole bull-crap, 'cause he done see right through there. Shoot, he lookin' right down into his ver' soul!"
Michael Lund, world champion skier. He won the ballet freestyle competition in 1974.
Grown-up men sing -- very slowly -- in a famous Christmas recording session. Their voices were later speeded up to produce the sound of the Chipmunks' singing "The Chipmunk Song."
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