Saturday, September 25, 2010

News and Notes

Recently added links and other news...

Copyranter is a very funny blog devoted to some of the most egregious fails of the ad biz. Chock full of the weird and the wonderful...do check it out.

Kissing Suzy Kolber is a highly successful NFL humor site that hardly needs my endorsement, but gets it anyway. Their parodies, especially imaginary conversations in Dallas, feel more like reality than the pablum that passes for "Sports News". Occasionally NSFW.

European Film Star Postcards has been focusing on Dutch actors this week in honor of The Netherlands Film Festival. European film buffs can learn a lot from this informative and well written blog. I always do.

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post expressing my disappointment with the first 4 episodes of the new season of  Mad Men, but I predicted - or at least hoped - that the ship would be righted soon. It has, and the last 2 episodes have been among the strongest of the entire series. Matthew Weiner, I shan't doubt you again...

And finally, a tragic note. Despite my pleas, sinister forces have allowed an Original Pancake House franchise to open in my vicinity. It's all part of the ongoing cosmic conspiracy to make me fat..