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WHAT THE HELL YOU DOING WITH MY MONEY IN YOUR HOUSE?: It’s a Wonderful Life

Hi, this is Diana, the person who rarely writes these essays. I’m writing now because, despite being a jaded individual who hates schmaltz, I love It’s a Wonderful Life. I had never seen this movie until a few years ago. … Continue reading

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“Stole, made up, what’s the difference?” Bojack Horseman and The Simpsons, Part 3

It’s that time again! That time when J and I binge-watch the new season of Bojack Horseman and make note of the Simpsons references that we, as people who live and breathe Simpsons references, can’t help but catch. If you’re … Continue reading

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New Recasting: Love in the Time of Scurvy

I know it’s been a really long time since we’ve done a recasting, the ostensible purpose of this blog. That’s because Diana works like a Japanese beaver and rarely has the time. But! In honor of our friend Johnny Grind, … Continue reading

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Soul Mates:February Trivia Recap

Hello everyone! Usually JRC writes these, but he was unfortunately ill with the Osaka Flu for February’s trivia, so I, Diana hosted and will recap. I shouldn’t have bought him that Juice Loosener! We had a full house on the … Continue reading

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Non-Giving Up Future Robot Guy 2: Judgment Day

Movies are self-contained environments. Everything you need to know for the story in a film to work should be revealed over the course of its running time. The Terminator, made in 1984, is a pretty simple sci-fi story: Bad guy … Continue reading

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Ned Flanders-themed Metal Band to Make Life Worthwhile

Our old pals Okilly Dokilly have an album, “Howdilly Doodilly,” coming out on November 11, 2016! In anticipation of that, they have just released their first video, “White Wine Spritzer!” Give ‘er a listen. You might also be interested to … Continue reading

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We The Purple: Recasting Mr. Smith Goes to Washington

We’re recasting our second Jimmy Stewart movie, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, just in time for the 2016 Federal election! ­ Stewart made a lot of films, across a handful of well-trod genres. Mr. Smith though is his most civic-minded, … Continue reading

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