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Diversified Mutant Ninja Turtles

by February 5th, 2011 - Culture » Film and TV » Creative » Writing »

Whenever I see an acronym that ends in MNT, I immediately take for granted that it is a rare variety of “Mutant Ninja Turtle”. For instance, USMNT means “Underwear Sniffing Mutant Ninja Turtles” (Donatello, Waters, Carradine, Clinton, and Brass) and not “United States Men’s National Team” as context eventually reveals. What a much more entertaining […]

To the n00bs at The Criterion Collection

by May 22nd, 2009 - Culture » Film and TV »

That which most confounded me during the DVD era, and seems only so recently resolved, has sprung its head again in the somewhat less brave new world of Blu Ray. For the longest time, some of my favorite films were only available on scratchy, no less than thrice copied VHS tapes. When I first saw […]

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