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Great Mix, Bad Picks and Why Not Trix?

Justin January 14, 2013 1

As many readers already know, last week, I read Rob Sheffield’s memoir “Love Is A Mixtape.” The book got me thinking. Not about life or death or love or marriage. It got me thinking

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Child Stars, Surgery Scars and A Story by Lars

Justin December 25, 2012 0

You know what’s an underrated story? The kid who played the youngest son on Home Improvement ended up marrying a much older woman and then joining some sort of cult. At least I think

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Concert Planning, Eli Manning and Dickey Banning

Justin December 17, 2012 0

Maybe my issues began even before the show did. I was so excited for the 12-12-12 concert, held to benefit Sandy victims at MSG last Wednesday, that I cancelled plans to make sure I

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Lists, Lions and Lots of Old Guys Partying With Kim

Justin December 10, 2012 0

It’s December, the time every year when Magazine editors and web producers say, “Fuck it, let’s just make a list.” Here’s a list for 2012: 1-Raisins 2-Bob’s Burgers 3-Prestidigitation 4-Indianapolis Colts Wide Receiver TY

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Embarrassing Hair, Feature Backs and Irish Eyes

Justin November 26, 2012 0

Let’s talk about this guy for a couple of minutes: I found this guy over Thanksgiving, in a drawer in my old bedroom at my parents’ house. Now, let’s answer your questions: -Yes, that’s

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Poli-Sci, Well Dressed Guy and A Billionaire Buy

Justin November 19, 2012 0

For most of my lifetime, the accepted political narrative has been that the United States is generally a center-right country. While the political and intellectual centers of our nation lean left, the vast majority

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First Time Gunners, Marathon Runners, and Scoreboard Stunners

Justin November 12, 2012 0

Here is a fish out of water story starring me, a liberal wussy New York Jew, alongside an AR-15 semiautomatic rifle, A WWII era gun and a 9mm pistol. A couple of weeks ago,

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Music Theory, Armstrong Weary and Feeling Teary

Justin October 20, 2012 1

The AV Club recently published an article in which their writers traded stories about awkward pop culture experiences that they had with their parents. It was interesting. At least I think it was. I

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Doctor Sightings, USC Plightings and Brooklyn Slightings

Justin October 13, 2012 0

He was wearing a white v-neck under shirt with jeans and a black and white plaid newsboy cap. And he was standing there, in Best Buy, looking at some cell phone related product with

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Internet Offenders, Stylish Suspenders and Troubled Defenders

Justin October 8, 2012 0

It’s 53 degrees as I sit and write this outside a Starbucks on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.  My hands are a little cold and there are a couple of pigeons eyeing my

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