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Neil DeGrasse Tyson blinding Bob Lutz with the incontrovertible truth of science

Everyone’s favorite super cool scientist, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, had what I found to be an interesting exchange with GM’s former chairman, Bob Lutz, on Bill Maher’s program a couple of days ago. The ball got rolling when Lutz, who, as you’ll recall, was quoted in 2004 as saying that global warming was “a total crock […]

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Contemplating the life of Veronica Lake

It started out innocently enough… I was sitting here, waiting for the storm to begin, and listening to two of my favorite people, Michael McKean and Christopher Guest, discussing one of my favorite films, Sullivan’s Travels, and, then, one thing led to another, and I ended up going one YouTube link too far. Now I’m […]

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Totally Quotable Clementine: overheard at a playdate edition

Not too long ago, I introduced Clementine to one of my favorite movies – a 1941 film by the name of Sullivan’s Travels. I guess it made an impact. This afternoon, Linette heard Clementine tell her friend Amelia that she wanted to play house as Veronica Lake, which, of course, made me feel incredibly proud, […]

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