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I don't know a whole lot about Wolverine's origins other than what is in the X-Men movies. For some reason I never read the comics versions. I'm pretty excited toWolverine movie trailer

The YouTube Weird Al list Weird Al Yankovic is the undisputed king of music parody. People have said his career is dead about a year after almost every album he putWeird Al Tube

It's possible that you've noticed that I don't post a lot here anymore. This blog has admittedly fallen mostly into disuse. This should not be a surprise to anyone. It occursWhere I've been

It's time for my annual(ish) list of movies I want to catch this year. Strap in and let the trailers wash over you like pure adrenalin. (Not that I know whatMovieWatch 2013

So our water company had a break in at one of their tanks recently and while they're checking to make sure the water hasn't been contaminated, they've issued a "DoFact checking the easy stuff

This is a great idea. Eddie Izzard's Dressed to Kill stand-up routine is hilarious (though profanity laced). Matching the bits with Lego stop-motion animation turns out to be really funnyTuesday TubeWatch: Lego Izzard - Cake or Death?

Poorly!  *rim shot* So I mentioned before that I'd been writing some music for the last several years and some of it may show up here from time to time. ThisHow I write music

This is it, the final day of the 7 day challenge! Today’s topic is: Share hints or details of what I intend to write about in the future. Well, let's peer into myPeer into the mists of the future - 7 day challenge

For all you dad's out there, and mine specifically, Happy Father's Day. Thanks for all you've taught us, thanks for all the fun we've had. Thanks for the trips to theHappy Father's Day

So on Sunday there was this huge block of mostly new commercials, periodically interrupted by some guys running back and forth on a field and knocking each other over forCommercial goodness

It looks like we're headed into another year of big movies. I'm getting all fan-boy giddy just thinking about what's coming. On the heels of Avatar, though, it seems like everyMovies 2010 - must see or must miss?

Slice of SciFi News Briefs - Slice of SciFi Watch the pilot episode of The Sarah Conner Chronicles online! Today only! Fox will post the pilot episode of “Terminator: The Sarah ConnorTerminator TV show online - limited time

Yes, I know stupider isn't a word. It applies to Netflix nonetheless. I'll start this off by admitting that I don't have Netflix. I have used it at other people's housesNetflix becomes stupider, Warehouse 13 returns

TheGoldenParachute.com: Think Dual Incomes is a Great Thing? Not Always We've had discussions periodically in my house about my wife going back to work part-time. There are a variety of reasonsIs a dual income worth it in a marriage?

On the heels of the success of Torchwood: Children of Earth, the following clip has been released for the next Doctor Who special: The companion here is Adelaide, played by LindsayThe Doctor is all wet... on Mars - Tuesday TubeWatch

The Andrews Sisters – Tuesday TubeWatch

Today’s videos harken back to a simpler time when the world was at war and the news of death was constant. Then, as now, the US Army combated morale drops with women entertainers and humor. At that time, Boogie Woogie was popular.

Luckily the Andrews Sisters were around at that time, and we ended up with this (from the 1941 Abbott and Costello film “Buck Privates”):

That’s probably the most well-known Andrews Sisters song. It’s certainly the first one I always associate with them, and could very well be my favorite. It’s a lot of fun and showcases their talent, too. Think it’s easy to sing like that? Try it. Be precise. They’re not sliding around those notes unless they mean to, and those harmonies are always on (and they’re not easy harmonies, either). That’s some serious talent.

Here’s another example – a bit more silly – “Six Jerks in a Jeep”:

And a bit out of season, but my favorite version of Jingle Bells, with Bing Crosby (I like the lights in this video, especially once the sisters join in):

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