Category: mar2005

The Geek is In

The trials and tribulations of being the in-house geek By Sarah Wolf March 01, 2005 I work at a relatively small newspaper in the middle of New Mexico, just to give you a sense of the isolation. We have cable television and People and DSL, but look around at the pickups and black leather jackets and it may as well still be…

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On the Jazz #23: Mastering the Plumber

It’s-a him Maaario! By Matt Springer March 05, 2005 I have just died for the sixth time in a row at the exact same spot in Super Mario 64 DS. I’m trying to collect all the red coins to get a star in the first Bowser level. It’s part of my excruciating current effort to go back and earn the stars…

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A Look Back At “The Office”

Tim Canterbury. The Canterbury Tales. Chaucer. Shakespeare? By David B. Grelck March 12, 2005 Allow me to pontificate briefly (although a parenthetical here would likely debate whether or not anyone reading this has ever read me do anything even closely resembling the word brief) about the nature of British Television. They believe their sitcoms and humor is vastly superior to…

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Let’s Do The Clone Wars Again

…and then a step to the ri-i-i-i-i-ight. By Matt Springer March 16, 2005 SPOILERS AHOY! I did catch a sneak preview of the debut episode of the next season of Clone Wars. However, I had to suffer through Mark Hamill to do it. Was it worth it? That’s the first real question. Was the forty minutes of watching a pasty, slightly…

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Reeling: From Zombies, with Love

Festival films from around the world tackle economics and the zombie problem. By Diana Estigarribia March 28, 2005 My March Madness was about taking in as many “different” films as I could squeeze into my moviegoing schedule. Instead of spring break, I took an “escape from Hollywood,” which included films dealing with natural forces, world economies, father-son relationships, and of…

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