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Havin’ a Blue Christmas

And this guy has a girlfriend. Gives new meaning to blue balls. [youtube:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XV0I6Q70Yw]

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A Pee Wee Christmas

This is a two-parter. First is the intro with the Marine Chorus which is quite wonderful. Then it goes to Grace Jones singing ‘Little Drummer Boy’ in the weirdest outfit ever. Pee Wee’s Christmas Special is the gold standard of the genre.

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All Cox, No Balls

Patriots to Providence — “Drop Dead” Cox Cable customers received a notice today that the final game of the regular season, December 29th/Patriots at Giants, will only be available in this area on the NFL Network, and for that you have to buy an extra

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now will you eat your vegetables?

‘ripe 2008 calendar:harvest the beauty’ This can be yours for a $17 tax-deductible donation which will benefit Farm Fresh Rhode Island, Southside Community Land Trust and the Brown Student Garden project. Photographs by Lucas Foglia and Kate Abarbanel. Order online.  Also available at the Brown

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Mystery Solved

LAAAAAADY…. just move the car. Speaking of doppelgangers…. when the Rhode Island Emergency Management Agency is being run by Jerry Lewis, whaddya expect? A cover story in today’s ProJo about ‘The Storm’ indicates that RIEMA director, Robert Warren, has been canned. Now, how do we

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And I think they have paintings too.

Before the crappiest storm ever came to town, I had planned to get over to the RISD Museum to check out the exhibition ‘Music Video/Silent Film: Innovations in the Moving Image’. As if that title isn’t off-putting enough, the write-up of this show actually includes

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stay home, eat, drink…

… and stare at your cat. Okay, the What Cheer Antiques & Vintage Holiday Party has been postponed to Saturday, December 22. In fact, they will be closed today (I think Jen was traumatized by the storm last Thursday). They will be open daily 11

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proof that God loves us

If you spent five hours trapped in your car yesterday and vowed never to leave the house again — good news! Sunday night is the series finale of the Ricky Gervais show ‘Extras’ on HBO. This may seem a little confusing as there have only

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Christmas Time with The Darkness

Warning: Irony-free zone. This is just for people who like to/need to be happy. My Christmas wish is that Justin, Amy, and Pete get their goddam shit together.

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What Cheer Holiday Party!

If you think that Christmas has become a grotesque orgy of greed and consumerism and you want to join in but don’t know where to get started, then head over to the ‘What Cheer Antiques Holiday Party and Sale’ this Sunday, December 16th. The Daltrys

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Mother, is that you?

If you know you hate Beowulf, then there are plenty of other monster-in-the-mead-hall movies to choose from. But if it’s the 3-D/ motion capture technology that puts you off, this is the movie to change your mind. It’s a real cool place to spend a

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Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest (1995)

This is Beth Comery’s first go at it, in blog form. But she’s known and loved by the legions of loyal readers of her weekly screeds in the “Scrabble Club Newsletter.” Fans of ‘Village of the Damned’, or anyone who thinks children are generally creepy