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Allow me to reintroduce myself.

My name is Derek. I'm an internet old-timer who lives in , and I am the founder and admin of, the video store of the fediverse (or so I like to think).

And while I do talk lots about (went to grad school, wrote a thesis on The Room and Snakes on a Plane, have a film-crit website and two movie podcasts), I'm just as likely to talk about , , , and your garden variety comedic nonsense.


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Our Library of Babel has salt stains on the carpet
because of the slush outside, and a clearly-marked exit.
We are free to leave and fill our empty hands and pockets
with each other's palms, or the ice raining from the night.

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why some people be mad at me sometimes
Lucille Clifton (1936-2010)

they ask me to remember
but they want me to remember
their memories
and i keep on remembering

Keanu 100% deserves to be a top-5 actor. Acting isn't just saying lines and emoting, it is also applying choreography in space, and no one this side of DTV Purgatory has done more to advance the art of physical action performance in the last 20 years that Keanu Reeves.

Good morning Party People, it's a dark and stormy on the island today

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summer grasses
only one drop of wine
a maple leaf

who's the Ted Nugent of chill beats to study to

l.p doesn't have a sister instance but let's be real, it's

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Come on, is "impenetrable Oedipal mech anime" better than "Kurt Russell neo-hickspoitation thriller?"

Didn't think so

:pitfall: The Ten Best Movies of 1997 

Boogie Nights
Fast, Cheap, and Out of Control
The Game
Jackie Brown
Perfect Blue
Princess Mononoke
Starship Troopers

It's unlikely that I'm going to watch a better movie this year than The History of the Seattle Mariners

that may be the wildest CW I've ever used

TMI medical reference, but I'm plugging my movie podcast 

Middlebrow Madness just dropped an absolute doorstop of an episode that *starts* with talk of a cystoscopy and just gets wilder from there πŸ”ž

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