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Kristian Lin

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NFL Pass Rush

While I was on vacation I heard about Rush Limbaugh being dropped from the ownership group that wants to buy the St. Louis Rams....

Mad Muppets

Almost as big as the First Lady's appearance on Sesame Street is the evergreen kids' TV show parody of Mad Men. Sesame Street's sendup...

Netflix’s Ten Percent Solution

Earlier this week Netflix awarded $1 million to a team of researchers calling themselves BellKor's Pragmatic Chaos. At issue is Cinematch, the part of...

World Cup Soccer Roundup

I skipped the president’s health care speech last night because it conflicted with another weighty occasion for Americans: The U.S. soccer team’s 1-0 victory...

Post-Labor Day Movie Thoughts

How was your Labor Day weekend? Judging by the box-office returns, you probably didn’t spend it at the movies, but that’s OK. I still...

More Inglourious Thoughts

I had a lot of leftover thoughts about Inglourious Basterds that I didn’t have the space to share in my review, so I thought...

R.I.P. Hildegard Behrens

Opera fans are mourning the death of Hildegard Behrens at the age of 72. The native of Freiburg, Germany studied to be a lawyer,...

A Lonely Holdout in District 9

One of my fellow film critics has caused a bit of a dust-up: Writing in the New York Press, Armond White trashed District 9...

The Shack Is Wack

RadioShack recently unveiled its new marketing campaign rebranding itself as "The Shack," and it doesn't seem to be going over well. As Conan O'Brien...

R.I.P., John Hughes

If you came of age in the 1980s, chances are you'll be flooded with sadness at the sudden death of John Hughes. The director/screenwriter...