Tag Archives: art

Commercial Break. (An SoA Guest Post)

17 Nov

My dear readers, you may have noticed a trend here at State of Affairs lately: namely, guest blogs.  The fact is I’ve had less and less time to devote to the blog over the last few months for a variety of reasons (only a few of which I’m able to talk about), but despite my inability to update, we have come too far together for me to abandon you and my precious webspace to internet anonymity.  So I pick the best and the brightest of my Correspondents to fill in for me during this tumultuous time.  Among my favourite bloggers on the interwebs is my good friend Lu Galasso from Inching Towards Mediocrity who has been featured here at SoA in the past, and he’s kindly agreed to fill in another of his famous Best Of Lists for today’s installment.  Take it away Lu!

(Not Lu Galasso).

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Make It “Sir”: Patrick Stewart Knighted, But Does It Matter?

5 Jan

Welcome to 2010, dear readers. I think at this point I’ve slapped your collective asses enough with all my mushy words of thanks, so I’ll skip the requisite pandering and get directly to the good stuff.

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Vampires: Sucking More Than Blood For Over Ten Years

27 Nov

All right. Typically I try not to call attention to media frenzies for a couple of reasons. First, they’re usually not worth my time to report, because all I’ll do is tear it to pieces and that kind of vitriol, I’m told, gets old – fast. Second, I don’t want to give even more attention to an issue I don’t feel warrants it to begin with. And third, nobody is going to accuse this blog of jumping on anybody’s bandwagon for the sake of page views while I’m in charge.

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