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Posted on August 18 at 6:10 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Jeff - there is nothing you could ever do to get me to do this job ever again. (I wrote about my love affair with it myself many years ago.) When you're ready in about 4 years, I'll give you the name of a guy who'll do it for you cheap, and you can sit around and drink Old Milwaukee and watch, you devil.

From: Black Sunday

Posted on August 12 at 3:50 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Sarah, sorry to hear about your accident. Joe

From: John Hughes, R.I.P.

Posted on June 3 at 11:25 a.m. (Suggest removal)

Anyone know where to get Pearl's hot dogs? A friend of mine always brings me them from Worcester Mass., where he buys them at BJs, but they aren't available at the local BJs. Great knockwurst flavor.

From: Dog days

Posted on May 15 at 1:27 p.m. (Suggest removal)

You should try making Bananas Foster (sauteed in butter and rum) sometime.

From: The idiot is a jerk

Posted on March 4 at 3:05 p.m. (Suggest removal)

John Sayles seems to have stopped editing his movies; the last few (including Honeydripper) were overlong and with too many tangents. Then I read an interview with him and he basically confirmed this, saying that shooting a scene was so expensive, he didn't feel as if he could afford to cut any of them when he was finished. I'm sorry it's come down to that for one of our all-time great independent movie makers, but I beg to differ with this approach: Less can sometimes be more.

From: Film capsules

Posted on February 4 at 1:07 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Thanks, Judy, for this heart-rending, eye-opening post.

From: The money could be used elsewhere

Posted on January 8 at 1:57 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Joe Flacco may be a nice guy, but he's a mediocre quarterback.

From: Are the Celtics faltering?

Posted on January 6 at 3:51 p.m. (Suggest removal)

Can't pick a favorite biopic, but one that surely stank was The Doors.

From: Watching “Milk”

Posted on December 18 at 3:30 p.m. (Suggest removal)

The Patriots have played some stinko football at times this year, on offense as well as defense. They've also played well enough to win a bunch of games. But rarely have they played anything close to the kind of inspired football that Brady-led teams were capable of. They're a mediocre team that's well-coached enough to maybe make the playoffs. But much like the Jets, they won't be going very far and aren't much fun to watch - unless you like torture.

From: Crackpot theories and dance

Posted on December 11 at 2:54 p.m. (Suggest removal)

"Valerie Plame" is clever, but the refrain is repeated so often that it grows annoying by the end of the song.

From: I played the Wii

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