September 15, 2015
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Lyricbuster: Communion and the Corazón… and ón and ón and ón.

The Song “How Will I Know?”, a 1985 song penned by George Merrill, Shannon Rubicam and Narada Michael Walden, and sung by Whitney Houston on her debut album. It was originally intended for Janet Jackson, who astutely turned it down, perhaps instinctively sensing the cardio-spiritual mayhem lurking in this deceptively effervescent song. The Culprit “I…

September 10, 2015
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Classic Review: Middlemarch

Middlemarch is a book about marriage. But this is no story of marital kamikaze (like Anna Karenina or Madame Bovary), nor is it the script for a “Love Conquers All” press conference penned by Romance’s PR team (like The Time Traveler’s Wife or anything by Nicholas Sparks).  Middlemarch is a realistic book about marriage—and it should be, as part of the “literary realism”…

August 4, 2015
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An Open Letter to Wes Anderson about a Potential Film Loosely Based upon My Life

“Pastel condos, mumbling Cubans, Owen Wilson serving as a metaphor for pretty drowning. The Rolling Stones’ “19th Nervous Breakdown” playing in the carefully choreographed background.” Amy Suzanne Parker pitches Wes Anderson a movie sorta based on her life.

July 22, 2015
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Lyricbuster: The Cetera Fire Sale

The Song: “If You Leave Me Now”, 1976 hit penned by Peter Cetera and performed by him and the band Chicago, who were presumably unaware of the hideous consequences of Pete’s girlfriend leaving him. The Culprit If you leave me now, you’ll take away the biggest part of me. The Biggest… Something Pete and his…

July 9, 2015
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The People I Hate

“One of the guys I hate doesn’t know I exist, and I only hate him because of the way he rode his bike. That sounds mean, I know, but he rode it in a real holier-than-thou kind of way.” Robin Wyatt Dunn hates some guys. This is where the list currently stands.

July 2, 2015
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Please (Don’t) Give

“For the love of humanity, don’t give. By not giving, you will provide valuable counter and desktop space to a person who so desperately needs it.” Jordan Lints wants to know if you really understand how this works.

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