December 22, 2015
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2015 Christmas Letter from Walter Palmer, the Dentist Who Killed Cecil the Lion

“I’m alive,” sang my heart and my bones. “I’m alive,” sang my sinews. “Maybe that wasn’t such a great idea,” sang my sense of self preservation.

December 17, 2015
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Societies I Would Form if I Was Flying with Coworkers From Various Jobs and We Crashed on a Desert Isle

“I guess we’d try to start some kind of economy based on shells and lava rocks, but it wouldn’t take long to realize we had no survival skills. Like, there’s only so many times I can buy three conch shells for a lava rock or vice versa before I realize I’m starving to death and eat a web designer.” Alex Mattingly contemplates life on a desert isle.

December 16, 2015
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Seven Rejected Omaze + (Red) Celebrity Experiences

When Anthony Kiedis hires you to clean out his turtle tank, you know it won’t be any ordinary day–but maybe not an extraordinary one. Robin Beery shares this and six other celebrity experiences that just didn’t make the cut.

December 14, 2015
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Lyricbuster: Tinatis

“At first glance this seems nothing more than the hyperbole you say to your lover in the first throes of togetherness—indeed, it’s ludicrous to imagine expressing such a sentiment after twenty years of married white noise. But upon closer examination, this is concentration run amok.” Ben Allmon puts more lyrics to the test.

December 11, 2015
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Nominations for Unforgettable Performance by a Fish

Sometimes the best thing in the frame is the fish. Here are my nominations for the best fish of film and TV: Gail from The West Wing Ace newsman Danny wants to win over White House press secretary C.J. Cregg. When a friend tips Danny off that she loves goldfish, he doesn’t realize it’s the…

December 7, 2015
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Classic Review – Women in Love

“If only man was swept off the face of the earth, creation would go on so marvellously, with a new start, non-human. Man is one of the mistakes of creation—like the ichthyosauri.” OUCH. D. H. Lawrence holds back his criticism of neither man nor dinosaur in Women in Love, so I’m not going to bother with reverence either….

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