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Rex Sorgatz

The side-benefit of dating Jewish girls in this silly city: my Words With Friends gameplay has become much better!

may 9
2005

everything is bad for you

WORDS

In the New Yorker, Malcolm Gladwell reviews the new Steven Johnson book.

MUSIC

Le Tigre is writing a track with Paris Hilton.

Weezer's new album, Make Believe, which Pitchfork gives a 0.4, came out today. So did Spoon's newest, Gimme Fiction.

The Hold Steady are reviewed in the New Yorker and are on the cover of The Village Voice.

M.I.A. finally reviewed on NPR.

The History Of Sampling.

DJ Spooky Raps in Wired News on Remixing.

MARKETING

Three new Firefox spots.

Nike finally created a spot to follow-up Tiger Woods' 16th hole shot at the Masters.

TV

I haven't given the Huffington Post a real ride around the block yet, but I did read Tina Brown's mildy funny 10 Things I Learned at Topic A.

Today's the big day: the season finale of Veronica Mars. Here's a new interview with the creator, Rob Thomas, which contains a question about the DVD release.

DVD

Four notable new releases today: The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, The Complete First Season of The Partridge Family, Hoop Dreams, and Kinsey.

9 comments

M.I.A. <3

posted by oli at 10:54 PM on May 9, 2005

Veronica Mars is the best show on television right now. See: http://forums.televisionwithoutpity.com/index.php?s=1bf4151ce9d1de24098d90294e9020bf&showforum=713. Note the amount of postings on the latest episode and the ranking vs other quality TV shows like Lost or Desperate Housewives.

posted by platocave at 10:03 AM on May 10, 2005

I haven't watched Mars , but Lost is the bet new show I've seen on TV in quite a long time. It's hard for me to imagine anything topping it.

posted by Pudie at 10:46 AM on May 11, 2005

I love your site. It's delish.

posted by j4r3d at 12:16 PM on May 11, 2005

Pudie, I agree that Lost is a good show. But imagine Lost with 5 times the continuity and references to previous episodes; answers to old mysteries, clues, and new questions all coming and going at 10 times the pace; and 20 times the "Omigod" factor. That's Veronica Mars.

posted by platocave at 5:36 PM on May 11, 2005

Interesting. It always looked like a show that should be on WB to me. I'll have to check out the DVD.

posted by Pudie at 5:57 PM on May 11, 2005

Sad sad, we don't get Veronica Mars up here in Canada. The end of the year, I hear. But I love Lost. Love the site... crashing disappointment when there's no update. It makes my workday so sad.

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