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Entries for February 2009


LOST Notes, 507: The Life And Death Of Jeremy Bentham

This week: The Life And Death Of Jeremy Bentham proves that black people are incredibly death-prone in the LOST-verse, and that Jack and Kate are douchebags in the past, the present and now the future. But we already knew that. John Locke: I promise you, I'm very much alive. Hugo "Hurley" Reyes: Hey Susie, am I talking to a dude in a wheelchair right now? Susie: Yup. Hugo "Hurley" Reyes: Whoa, dude! LOST, Season 5, Episode 7 The Life And Death OF Jeremy Bentham ...

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What do you get when you combine Houston hipster hangouts, wannabe MILFs, barstools, and low-rise jeans? Some of the best crack in the land. I particularly admire the lack of anything -- even a thong -- obscuring the view. That's how you can tell we're dealing with a real woman here, not some just-legal still-exploring college thing. My wife and I eventually got back to enjoying our food and drink (both very good and reasonably priced, especially at happy hour) in time to get to the main even...

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Posted in: Gonzo, Television

LOST Notes, 506: 316

This week: Sadly, there's no guy with a rainbow wig in 316, but there IS plot development! Jack Shephard: The other people on this plane, what's going to happen to them? Benjamin Linus: Who cares? LOST, Season 5, Episode 6 316 I. WE HAVE TO GO BA- Oh, We Are Going Back. Um, Carry On, Then. A. Here’s a brief summary of the information dump Ms. Hawking took on everyone’s head in the underground station: “Sciencesciencescience MAGIC, science?&rdq...

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GonzoGeek Picks The 2009 Oscars: Best Picture

With the Oscars looming on Sunday, February 22, GonzoGeek will be previewing this year's awards with a look at five major categories...with some help from a Nintendo 64 game. Monday: Best Supporting Actress Tuesday: Best Supporting Actor Wednesday: Best Actress Thursday: Best Actor Today: Best Picture Nominees (Odds) The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" - 6/1 Slumdog Millionaire" - 1/7 Milk" - 20/1 Frost Nixon" - 30/1 The Reader" - 50/1 What began as a somewh...

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Posted in: Movies

GonzoGeek Picks The 2009 Oscars: Best Actor

With the Oscars looming on Sunday, February 22, GonzoGeek will be previewing this year's awards with a look at five major categories...with some help from a Nintendo 64 game. Monday: Best Supporting Actress Tuesday: Best Supporting Actor Wednesday: Best Actress Today: Best Actor Nominees (Odds) Frank Langella, "Frost/Nixon" - 10/1 Sean Penn, "Milk" - 3/2 Brad Pitt, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" - 25/1 Mickey Rourke, "The Wrestler" - 1/2 Richard Jenkins, "The...

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Posted in: Movies

GonzoGeek Picks The 2009 Oscars: Best Actress

With the Oscars looming on Sunday, February 22, GonzoGeek will be previewing this year's awards with a look at five major categories...with some help from a Nintendo 64 game. Monday: Best Supporting Actress Tuesday: Best Supporting Actor Today: Best Actress Nominees (Odds) Anne Hathaway, "Rachel Getting Married" - 4/1 Angelina Jolie, "Changeling" - 25/1 Melissa Leo, "Frozen River" - 35/1 Meryl Streep, "Doubt" - 5/2 Kate Winslet, "The Reader" - 1/2 If Supporting Actress i...

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GonzoGeek Picks The 2009 Oscars: Best Supporting Actor

With the Oscars looming on Sunday, February 22, GonzoGeek will be previewing this year's awards with a look at five major categories...with some help from a Nintendo 64 game. Monday: Best Supporting Actress Today: Best Supporting Actor Nominees (Odds) Josh Brolin, "Milk" (20/1) Robert Downey, Jr., "Tropic Thunder" (25/1) Philip Seymour Hoffman, "Doubt" (30/1) Heath Ledger, "The Dark Knight" (1/100) Michael Shannon, "Revolutionary Road" (50/1) The untimely death of Heath L...

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GonzoGeek Picks The 2009 Oscars: Best Supporting Actress

With the Oscars looming on Sunday, February 22, GonzoGeek will be previewing this year's awards with a look at five major categories...with some help from a Nintendo 64 game. Today: Best Supporting Actress Nominees (Odds) Amy Adams, "Doubt" (12/1) Penelope Cruz, "Vicky Christina Barcelona" (1/2) Viola Davis, "Doubt" (3/1) Taraji P. Henson, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" (15/1) Marisa Tomei, "The Wrestler" (5/1) The odds aren't too far apart for any one nominee in th...

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Posted in: Movies

This week: On the nose right from the start, This Place Is Death has no place for subtlety. Jack Shephard: What are you doing? Benjamin Linus: What I'm doing is helping you, and if you had any idea what I've had to do to keep you safe, to keep your friends safe, you'd never stop thanking me. LOST, Season 5, Episode 5 This Place Is Death A. Does Sun giving Ji Yeon her own cell phone make her a good mother? You have to give her some credit – she wouldn&rs...

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LOST Notes, 504: The Little Prince

This week: Does it matter who's raising The Little Prince? It's not Claire, and that means you're all doomed for reasons unrelated to the other circumstances where you're all doomed. John Locke: The light came on, shot up into the sky. At the time, I thought it meant something. James “Sawyer” Ford: Did it? John Locke: No. It was just a light. LOST, Season 5, Episode 4 The Little Prince I. The Truth(ish) About Faraday A. I’ve been in Kate’...

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