Monthly Archives: December 2011

Best of 2011

This year began with me being bitten in the face by a dog and will end with me staring at a dwindling bank account and vowing to reform my questionable eating and exercise regimen before I suffer a coronary. Yet, 2011 … Continue reading

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Awkward Moments in Entertainment History: The Worst Sitcom Joke of All Time

Sitcom fans born during the last twenty years have no idea how good they’ve had it. The ebb and flow of conventional wisdom changes the tone of the genre every generation or so.  The early days of television had fanciful … Continue reading

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Spooky Action at a Distance

Teams of scientists working with the CERN Large Hadron Collider announced this week that the elusive Higgs boson has quite possibly been observed for the first time.  The level of certainty provided by the recent run of data isn’t sufficient … Continue reading

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This Strange, Twitterfied World

The profound changes to our culture wrought by the rise of the Internet as a whole are obvious to all.  But I’m fascinated by one very surprising and strange way in which Twitter specifically altered the manner in which we … Continue reading

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The Axis of Ego Podcast: Mick Foley, Survivor Series, and UCBW

Tom recapped the trip to New York City for Survivor Series here, but Mike stopped by for a more thorough discussion of the events of that weekend.    They go about an hour on the podcast this time around, covering … Continue reading

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At Least the BCS is Consistent

Our infallible BCS system produced a customarily-frustrating result tonight, to the surprise of almost no one. The BCS passed over Oklahoma State for its BCS “National” “Championship” game.  The Cowboys, losers of one double-overtime contest, dominators of Oklahoma, and champions of … Continue reading

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