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Kristian Lin

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Thoughts on the World Cup Draw

The draw for the World Cup tournament was held last Friday, and my first thought looking at it was, “Wow, that could have been...

Victoire Imméritée (The Irish Were Robbed!)

The 32 countries in the World Cup soccer tournament were decided yesterday, and the French cheated their way in. I was planning to hold...

Stay Off the Liquor, Twi-Hards

I don't know about this: Now restaurants and bars with Buzztime are featuring Twilight trivia on Fridays during the month of November. Um, do...

Travel Notes from Spain

My recent absence from this blog was due to my vacation in Spain, so I thought I’d report back on what I’ve seen. Seville was...

Spike Lee and “Good Hair”

When I was watching Good Hair, I was disappointed that the filmmakers didn't use this clip from Spike Lee's 1990 collegiate musical School Daze,...

Dubya’s New Career Launches in FW

The next surreal chapter in the life of George W. Bush plays out here in Fort Worth on Monday. He's starting his career as...

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...