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Month: October 2006

transformers, product placement in disguise

transformers, product placement in disguise

I was laying in bed last night thinking (thinking seems to be a problem lately – specifically the abundance of). As you may or may not know (and I’m guessing you may not) there is a live-action Transformers movie being released by Michael Bay (a chill runs down our collective spines) on July 4th 2007. If you already knew that then what you probably didn’t know is the list of classic transformers characters that are going to appear in the…

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What happens there needs to stay there

What happens there needs to stay there

On Wednesday and Thursday of this past week I was located in Las Vegas. The annual American Dental Association meeting was held at the south Mandalay Bay exhibit hall. The meeting was held during the week because the hotels forbid the ADA from having a weekend meeting because at the last one there weren’t many gambling dentists (hmm…could propensity for gambling be linked to intelligence somehow?…oh, but that wouldn’t be PC of me to say, so I better keep it…

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DeTour

DeTour

Saturday I had to leave the sports bar after half-time of the Buckeyes game. Why would I ever leave in the middle of a game? Because I was trying to make it downtown in time to see Of Montreal’s set at the LA Weekly DeTour festival. Aaron called me at halftime to let me know the band would come on at 3:45. LA Weekly had been lax for months about putting the set list information online. So finally, hours before…

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four day weekend

four day weekend

A long weekend started for me on Thursday night. I went (alone because some people flaked at the last minute) to the first West Coast audience showing of Julie Taymor’s new film Across the Universe. Although I am a fan of the Beatles, and the cast of the film could sing and sing quite well – I despised the use (or misuse as the case may be) of the songs. One wonders if the story would hold up as its…

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