Eileen: This is Your Brain On…

Worlds of Lamer: When Nintendo Wrote Books and Spandex Wasn’t Ironic

Mar 8th, 2010 | By

Is good literature dead? Yes. That’s why this column is so successful (I have two loyal readers I don’t even have to PAY). I like to think this is the place where one can focus on the shitty books of now (or then) that would make Wharton cry elegantly or cause Poe to have a

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Wuthering Heights: Again.

Feb 7th, 2010 | By

Way back when Defenestration was still a babe, I reviewed MTV’s Wuthering Heights. It was hilarious and awful, and I foolishly thought that it would be the nail in the “Let’s Adapt Wuthering Heights for the Billionth Time,” coffin. I was wrong. A few months ago another Wuthering Heights adaptation premiered on Masterpiece Theatre. I

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Riverpants: Leap Year, Reviewed

Jan 11th, 2010 | By

Dear Ireland, I am sorry. I am sorry that so many people these days claim they are Irish—on their great-great-grandmother’s side. Frankly, that’s annoying. But most of all I am sorry after so many many years, American films still portray you as a backwoods buffoon full of leprechauns who gnaw on cornbeef and chug Shamrock

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The Adventures of Porny Bear

Aug 20th, 2007 | By

  Recently I have been reading Pamela Paula’s Pornified, a book that argues that heterosexual porn is destroying friendships, family and male to female relationships. Paul writes that straight men who watch pornography lose interest and a  ability to connect emotionally and physically with their female partners. An intriguing concept. And if Paula’s argument were

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Eileen and Andrew Play MASH while Genevieve Burns Harry Potter

Jul 20th, 2007 | By

M A S H Profession Garbage Inspector Gynecologist Sweatshop Manager Performance Artist (homeless) Sultan of Dubai’s Girlfriend   Hobby Hooking Taxidermy Playing Bradley Headstone at Dickens World Coupon Clipping Enthusiast Staring at Andrew   Who You Will Marry Bruce Willis circa 1989 Andrew Ryan Reynolds Chad the Ex-Boyfriend Larry King   Children A Swarm Macaulay

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