So you're single and it's Valentine's Day. The love of your life isn't returning your phone calls, text messages or threatening carrier-pigeon communiqués, so why not rekindle your love affair with cinema?
Good news for TV fans. The writer's strike is looking like there's an end in sight. According to a person familiar with the talks, significant progress has been made and a deal announcement could occur within in the week.
In 1840, presidential candidate William Henry Harrison blew up the charts with the still-bangin' political anthem "Tippecanoe and Tyler Too." A twelve verse-long indictment of his opponent Martin Van Buren, the song probably had all of the novel appeal a Crazy Frog jam would generate today.
Oh, it would hurt. But it would be worth it. To the tune of buzzing needles, I opened the door of Bodytech Tattooing and Piercing. The safe sounds of West University Avenue - cars passing, music playing and horns honking - disappeared and reality set in.
When Adult Swim first aired, the premiere episode of "Aqua Teen Hunger Force" proved to be the worst of the lineup. Though it is now in its fifth season on Cartoon Network and has proven to be hilariously surreal, the quality of the show is still sometimes reminiscent of its rocky beginning.
My movie-geek friends were surprised to find out that I had never seen anything with Daniel Day-Lewis in it (not even "Gangs of New York").