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Some reviewers have been comparing Heath Ledger’s Joker to the Droogs of Clockwork Orange. But I was suddenly reminded of another favorite movie baddie during my second viewing of The Dark Knight — Luther, the gleefully maniacal leader of the Rogues, from the 1979 movie The Warriors.  It takes nothing away from Heath Ledger’s performance […]

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MSN hits new low

Why do I still use Hotmail? It’s official: Women, consider yourselves liberated. Today MSN is insistent that its millions of email-checkers learn about ‘The Wife’s Bill of Rights’. Amendment I We have the right to dislike your buddies. Amendment II We have the right to experience PMS in all its glory. Amendment III We have

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Best. Headline. Ever

I can’t believe I missed this in the New York Times yesterday:  “Possible Nazi Theme of Grand Prix Boss’s Orgy Draws Calls to Quit”  In a sublimely perverse, supremely hilarious article that at first glance seems like something ripped straight from the Onion, the Times reports on Max Mosley, president of a formula one governing body,

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All those tax cuts really are creating jobs!

The Boston Globe chimes in, with this hard-hitting piece on the butler shortage, now approaching critical levels: There are no official statistics on the high-end domestic service industry, but Charles MacPherson, president of his own placement and consulting agency and former head of the International Guild of Professional Butlers, has declared a nationwide butler shortage.

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