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On Shark Jumping and Irresponsibility

Arthur Fonzarelli altered the landscape of Hollywood in many ways. He proved that jukeboxes work better when you hit them.  He demonstrated that wearing a leather jacket never goes out of style.  Most important of all, though, was that he jumped the shark. The phrase jump the shark refers to the climactic scene in “Hollywood”, […]

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CoCo is Back and He Brought a Desk

I still think Conan got a raw deal in the NBC Late Night War of 2010.  After only a few months on air, NBC got nervous about Conan’s ratings and canned the ginger for previous Tonight Show host Jay Leno. It was only a matter of time, folks said, before someone scooped Conan up.  Most […]

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Just Get It Over With For Crying Out Loud

9 down. 1 to go.  The venerable series relaying Clark Kent’s years before becoming Superman comes to an end this fall with the show’s tenth and final season. At long last, he’ll don the cape and tights.  For a show that originally promised “no tights, no flights,”  it’s been nice to see the evolution of […]

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(Jocks / Nerds) = ESPN

All things considered, I’m pretty thankful that the UK/WKU game is being broadcasted on Insight Cable via extended ESPN. There’s two great things about this: 1) Not having to follow the game via the web stats or radio 2) Lots of novel ESPN commercials like the one above.