The Ford Factor
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The Ford Factor

Fair warning: Ford spoilers ahead… So I’ve this friend who can’t stand Harrison Ford. Excuse me while mind is promptly blown to bits. Can’t stand. Harrison. Ford. The man, now in his 70’s, is still the epitome of a late 20th century cinema icon, yet my friend can’t stand him. According to friend, Ford has no presence, no … Continue reading

Currently Watching…and (Guiltily) Not While Grading…
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Currently Watching…and (Guiltily) Not While Grading…

The Affair (Showtime): Every critic has commented about this particular drama’s play on the Rashomon effect — the same story told via different, even contradictory vantages/narrators, which serves to reinforce the concept of the “unreliable” narrator. We’re given a basic storyline: two wildly different married people, Noah and Alison, meet and have a torrid, lasting affair that … Continue reading

A Brief Bit of Shopping Etiquette for the Local Ladies
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A Brief Bit of Shopping Etiquette for the Local Ladies

Before I go into my grievances, ladies, I’d like to take the time to, at the very least, give you a little pat on the back for your wise choices in shopping facilities. With such trendy names as Gapped, Ralphonso Lauren, DKNY, Calvin and Anne Klein and Sons, Banana Republicans, Urban Outies and Prada-hucci gracing … Continue reading