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State of Affairs Versus the People’s Choice Awards, Part I

19 Nov

Welcome back dear readers.  Yes, it’s actually me – the prodigal son of State of Affairs has returned, albeit briefly, to titillate your hate-bone once again.

My good friend Lu Galasso of Inching Towards Mediocrity, who has generously donated his time in the past while doing guest posts for SoA, informed me this morning that voting has opened for this year’s People’s Choice Awards.  For the uninitiated, the PCAs are sort of a poor man’s Oscars, Grammies and Golden Globes rolled into one – with all the pomp and circumstance that entails, no doubt.  Reading through the nominations, we found (somewhat unsurprisingly) we share a mutual distaste for most things pop-culture.  And then, after a few whiskies, we got to thinking – hey!  We’re blog writers!  Blogs exist for the express purpose of inundating the internet with our jaded opinions!  Let’s do a post on the People’s Choice Awards and give people the serious skinny on what’s good and what sucks!

Yup, just like these guys.

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Wonder Where This Is Going: SOA Reviews Alice in Wonderland

15 Mar

Forgive me, dear readers. I have not forsaken you; I have been hard at work on other projects, many of which will see the light of day soon. This is the cost of being popular, my friends – everybody wants to work with you. Here are some links to my recent guest blogging experiences with my friends at Turning Down The Suck.

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The Boat That Rocked Pirate Radio, And Me: Movie Review

9 Dec

You know, I’m not typically into doing movie reviews, though I do periodically enjoy prophesying about upcoming films. Every once in a while, however, a movie comes along that just didn’t get the recognition it deserved, and I feel it’s my job as something of a pop-culture guru to comment on it here, because all of you need to see it. All of you. Need.

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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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Talkin’ ‘Bout Love: Online Dating and You

10 Aug

Mid-summer in Toronto is a beautiful time of year. I’m not talking about the leftover garbage strewn about from the weeks-long city workers’ strike. I’m not talking about the creeping, blanket-like humidity that’s overcome my fair city for days now. At the risk of sounding crass, dear readers, I’m talking about the fact that Toronto is home to some of the most stunningly beautiful women on the planet.

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Of course, I’ve probably just alienated any member of my readership who isn’t a straight male (sorry about that folks). But I’m coming to a point, so bear with me.

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