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August 2011

Top Chef: Just Desserts Recap-“Sweet Symphony”

Was that the best "Previously on..." segment ever?  Not just because Gail did the V.O., but also the absolutely ridiculous text she was forced to grind out.  Melissa's a big bad wolf!  Red Riding Hood was saved!  Snookie's not really…

Survivor Open Casting Call in Colorado

Every time I see an episode of Survivor I always think, “I could do that.”  Not the running around the jungle, living in tents and eating things with heartbeats, but the reality show persona part and definitely the $1,000,000 prize…

The Hazards of Hospitals (Infographic)

From the graphic: "We all think of the hospital as the place to go to get better. But hospitals in the United States are making people sicker at alarming rates. Between overtired interns, germ-covered doctors, and haphazard record keeping,…

10 Bands Not To Miss At Bumbershoot 2011

It's sometimes hard to wade through a festival lineup and pick the bands that are really worth seeing, the ones that will light up your day and stick in your head for weeks to come. You know, the bands that you'll be telling your friends…

Jack White Collaborating With Insane Clown Posse

This is the weirdest news I’ve reported all year. The Insane Clown Posse have collaborated with former White Stripes leader Jack White on a new track called “Leck Mich Im Arsch,” (or “Lick me in the arse”). The song will be released as a 7”…

Review: I Came Out For This? by Lisa Gitlin

Lisa Gitlin's first book, which is dubiously called a novel, is written like a diary and follows the escapades of a love-sick lesbian who "was too stupid to come out until was forty-five years old." The book begins with the narrator…