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Top Five Best & Worst Films of 2009 (That I Saw)

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By my best calculations, I saw 18 new movies this year. Especially with ticket prices being what they are, my defunct student ID no longer fooling anyone at the box office, and my… Continue reading

The Boy Who Cried Wolf

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I don’t have the greatest memory for fables. It still escapes me why Rumpelstiltsken wove golden thread and was then dragged to Hell, or how exactly the Chinese brothers escaped execution with their… Continue reading

Down the Rabbit Hole… The Dark Side of Oz(zfest)

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For those of you who read the fourth Harry Potter, “Harry Potter & the Goblet of Fire”, you are familiar with Harry’s plight as he is somehow thrust into the Tri-Wizard Tournament against… Continue reading

Hold On a Second, U.S. Post Office – Get Back To Work!

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While government and municipal workers have the day off to be with their families and reflect on the importance of Christoffa Corombo (his Genoese name; I call him this because he was Genoese..… Continue reading

The Enlightened Christ

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In the West, where the monotheistic and exclusive tradition of Christianity has long monopolized the religious forefront, most Eastern traditions appear as somewhat of a mystery to many people, Christians and non-Christians alike.… Continue reading

Wha Happen?

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Wha happen to Baseball For Dinner? Hijacked? Pirates? Corporate Espionage?! We’ve been Shanghaied!!!! Give me a large dose of David Arnold’s Casino Royale soundtrack, and I’m likely to get a little on edge.… Continue reading

Swedish Robbery Ends In Kick Ass Chopper Escape

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We can all relate to the peace and tranquility of a sunny autumn Wednesday in the Swedish capital of Stockholm; sitting on the steps of Tensta Konsthall, the smooth stylings of ABBA emanating… Continue reading

Taco Bell Hops On Acronym Bandwagon

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Irvine, California– Yum! Brands Inc. and Taco Bell announced today that they will be joining the likes of Burger King, Kentucky Fried Chicken, and International House of Pancakes in an attempt to increase… Continue reading

BFD Test

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A Joey Z contribution to BFD Beta. What will things look like in the future? How many heads does a serpent have? Think about it…

Change in Season; Change in Performance

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This being the first post in BFD: Beta!’s “On This Day In Jazz History” series, I’d like to open with a quote: “If the object in question is in working order, then one… Continue reading