Rachael Nisenkier

This Thanksgiving, I decided to watch all 9 Thanksgiving episodes of Friends in order to finally determine: “Why does Ross, the largest of the Friends, not simply eat the others [for Thanksgiving]?”* Here are the lessons I learned: – The first instalment, The One Where Underdog Gets Away, features one of those “early sitcom family […]

  Kevin Dillon

On September 21, 2007, the film The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford opened in limited release in 5 theatres. My research on its release outside of theatres shows that it screened at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF). I am certain it may have been screened for critics at other film […]

  Greg Dalgetty

Well, the Miami Heat are going back to the NBA Finals. It feels like 1998 all over again, doesn’t it? Ah, 1998. I remember it like I remember losing my virginity. But 1998 lasted a lot longer and it was far more satisfying. I turned fourteen in 1998. I was one of about five kids […]

  Kelly Bedard

I’m too young for this. The Garry Marshall property I grew up with was Runaway Bride (and, later, The Princess Diaries) so you’ll excuse me if I have no idea who Joanie and Chachi are. That’s an overstatement of course; as one of those cartoonish people who honestly took a university course called “The History […]