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I love it when I'm quoted correctly

That's from the box cover of a bootleg DVD. Here are 23 more hilarious examples from I Heart Chaos. Thanks to Andy Ihnatko for the link. var a2a_config = a2a_config || {}; a2a_config.linkname = "Roger Ebert's Journal"; a2a_config.linkurl = "http://blogs.suntimes.com/ebert/";…

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Jason Reitman in conversation

Jason Reitman is not only a gifted director, but a forthright and thoughtful one. After three features ("Thank You for Smoking," "Juno" and "Up in the Air"), he has achieved, at the age of 34, firm standing on the A…

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"As Penny Chenery's youngest son..."

I received this comment on my blog entry about "Secretariat" the movie, Secretariat the horse and the discussion about Andrew O'Hehir's review of the film at Salon.com. It appears under the blog, as do comments by O'Hehir and Bill Nack,…

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Walt Kelly, an immortal

The creator of "Pogo" died on this day in 1973. ☑ Click to expand. var a2a_config = a2a_config || {}; a2a_config.linkname = "Roger Ebert's Journal"; a2a_config.linkurl = "http://blogs.suntimes.com/ebert/"; a2a_config.num_services = 8;

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A Labor Day concert

☑ Photo of Pete Seeger's banjo by Roger Ebert; taken at the Weavers reunion at the Toronto Film Festival in 2004. All of my TwitterPages are linked under the category Pages in the right margin of this page. var a2a_config…

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I have no arms and I must play

This is Mary Goffeney and here is his website. Thanks to readers Brian Ford, natalie, JessicaEve and jojo for identifying the guitarist as Mark Goffeney. (The link is to an article about him in Abilities magazine.) And thanks to Moncef…

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We are part of all worlds

By Mark Hughes on October 20, 2010 6:40 PM A singularity, tiny beyond comprehension, burst forth with power and energy. In seconds, the foundation for reality and existence in our universe were created. Only Hydrogen and Helium existed as elements.…

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Freddie Mercury vs. the Platters & Wayne's World

Freddie Mercury was born today, Sept. 5, in 1946 in India. ☑ All of my TwitterPages are linked under the category Pages in the right margin. var a2a_config = a2a_config || {}; a2a_config.linkname = "Roger Ebert's Journal"; a2a_config.linkurl = "http://blogs.suntimes.com/ebert/";…

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Portrait of the critic at home

Here I am at home with Foss the Cat and a steaming cup of Lapsang Souchong tea. Chaz is in our cozy cottage kitchen, preparing our breakfast in The Pot. She promises us stone-ground oatmeal with raisins and a fresh…