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Bianca Andreescu is gonna do it, holy shit

even if it's edgy diet Scorsese, Joaquin alone will probably ensure I'll have a good time with it

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My pal in podcasting crime (and writer and musician) Isabelle started a Ko-fi! Kick a few bucks her way, why doncha?

Derek boosted

god I can't believe the discourse this morning is about a movie, this rules

Colin Farrell plays dumpy real good but The Lobster left me wanting. It's the movie equivalent of someone explaining a joke after you don't laugh at it.

it's just this 16-bar loop of... if you can imagine a more ethereal 90s Everything But the Girl, simple drums, clean and slightly syncopated electric guitar, and the only lyrics are "I've got sixteen men"

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Good morning Party People, on the rarest of days off, my brain tricked me awake with a song that doesn't exist

I think I figured out what poems to read at the open mic next week

I wrote a poem during my lunch break, I'm a regular Frank O'Hara (only with more references to birds with swords)

your hardboiled protag's name has to sound like someone hitting a heavy bag with a couple of marlins

I don't really have an NFL team, but I've always had an affinity for the Bills because (a) CFL legend Doug Flutie, (b) Buffalo is basically a Canadian city and (c) I too am familiar with soul-crushing disappointment and misery

the last Middlebrow Madness was a great "Derek has a bunch of cultural detritus at the ready" episode

Good morning Party People! Not only is today my Friday, but a bunch of stuff in the "in" pile just up and evaporated, so the virtual copy desk is OPEN FOR BIZNESS

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