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Sunset Magazine Forgets Napa, Sonoma Wine Country – Beer to Blame

Most periodicals, whether they’re online or in print, annually produce what’s called an “editorial calendar.” This isn’t for the benefit of those who produce the editorial content of a given newspaper, magazine or blog so much as it’s a reference … Read on.

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The Road vs. On The Road

Someone should tell the intern at AMC Theatres that the horror flick The Road?directed by Yam Laranas?and the forthcoming adaptation of Jack Kerouac’s On The Road are vastly different enterprises. Wait… Unless the adaptation includes Sal and Dean stumbling … Read on.

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Harlan Ellison Drops Lawsuit Claiming ‘In Time’ Ripped Off His Story

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How to make In Time: Mix equal parts Philip K. Dick and vintage Vonnegut, add a spritz of Logan’s Run, a twist of Alphaville and have Gattaca director Andrew Niccol serve it up with a wedge of Bonnie

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FAIL: Chase Feedback ‘Compromised’ by Customers

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JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. sent this FAIL-o-gram to remind me to proof-read my bank statements. How the financial behemoth let the word “compromised” instead of “comprised” slip by the copy-editors is beyond me. The result is an obtuse? description of … Read on.