Comments from Laur

I would like next post/previous post buttons at the bottom of the comments. Sometimes there are a lot of comments!
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April 1, 2011 on Monsters’ Ball: The Week’s Best Comments
"Their laughter rattled through the room like a cup of marbles falling over on a hardwood floor" is the best simile I have read today and this is the best movie review. Mans, you poet!
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March 14, 2011 on What is the HTML for “Vomit”?: A Review of Battle: Los Angeles
I've realized that I can relate to Blais and his insecurities. I hated writing exams and was always convinced I'd failed even though I'd done fine (I could probably win Top Exam (perfect analogy)). The stress gets to you, you guys! What I'm saying is, Blais and I should be in a low self-esteem support group together and he should cater all the meetings.
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March 10, 2011 on Top Chef: All-Stars S01E13: Cowabunga, Dude, Eat Some Shorts!
Oh, Dale! I am not too proud to admit that I shed a tear when you were eliminated because I am a sympathy crier and also knowing I have to see Mike Isabella's face again next week. I will miss you, but I'm glad you're in a better place now (Top Chef heaven).
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February 24, 2011 on Top Chef: All-Stars S01E11: Paula Deen Will Eat Your Face
Right? I don't know if I've ever been more disappointed that someone wasn't eliminated. That ending would have improved the episode by about 300% (rough estimate).
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February 3, 2011 on Top Chef: All-Stars S01E08: fUGHettaboutit.
Yeah, that's too bad because I have kind of been enjoying his ridiculous cockiness lately. For some reason when it comes from Marcel it makes me laugh; when it comes from Mike Isabella it makes me want to kill Mike Isabella.
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January 6, 2011 on Top Chef: All-Stars S01E05: Forget It, Tom, It’s Top Chef Town
I like both Dales (controversial?), so I was happy Dale won and sad Dale lost. But also so happy they finally came to their senses about Stephen! How did that take three weeks? So on balance, I'm pretty happy.
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December 16, 2010 on Top Chef: All-Stars S01E03: Imitation Is the Sincerest Form Of Cookery?
Her face is TOTALLY weird! Whether she is happy, angry, or smug her face looks exactly the same.
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December 2, 2010 on Top Chef: All-Stars S01E01: The Gang’s All Here (And Also Marcel)
I can't wait for him to open a breakfast joint called Statutory Crepe.
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July 8, 2010 on Top Chef S07E04: Puns Aside, This Week’s Episode Was Terrible
I am so excited that Kyle Chandler and Connie Britton finally got frigging nominated! Nothing else matters.
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July 8, 2010 on The 2010 Emmy Award Nominees
Was it the episode where someone went home even though their dish was obviously not the worst but the judges wanted to teach them a lesson for refusing to admit their mistakes?
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June 23, 2010 on Best New Party Game 26: Do You Mean The One Where…
A friend of mine was telling some folks about the actor who played "Dumbledorf" just yesterday.
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June 22, 2010 on The Videogum Why Don’t You Caption It? Contest: Burger King Twilight Campaign
Can I just say how much I love Clark Johnson? The best. "Some shameful shit right here." - Gus Haynes
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May 20, 2010 on Duh Aficionado Magazine: Transformers 3 Will Be Awful No Matter Who Is In It
Did Copenhagen get annexed by Norway when I wasn't looking?!
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May 18, 2010 on Norwegian Improv Everywhere Slightly Better Than American Improv Everywhere
According to my research (googling Dr. Luke after he was mentioned above) that is because all their songs are written by the same person! I know, my mind is blown too.
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May 13, 2010 on Ultimately, Ke$ha Is Our Fault
I don't know, "you need to learn to breathe through your coccyx" sounds exactly like the kind of thing my non-fictional college theatre professor would have said. I completely believe her.
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May 7, 2010 on Thursday Night TV Open Thread
Ugh, umbrellas are the worst! They are so awkward to carry in the first place and then you inevitably forget them on the subway and end up getting wet anyway! To sum up: moms good, umbrellas bad.
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May 7, 2010 on Final Reminder: Mother’s Day Is This Sunday!
This video made me feel strangely claustrophobic - I kept backing away from my computer because it felt TOO CLOSE and INTENSE. Zoom out! Zoom out! Sexy closeups of $100 bills flying at my face obviously terrify me. First world white people problems.
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April 21, 2010 on Pay For Your TV Hat With The New $100 Bill
Where is my (hot tub) time machine, I need to go back and send a complaint letter to the CRTC! Canadiangum.
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April 15, 2010 on Would You Like To Buy a JAIL CELL?
My understanding was that she gets tips sent to her by eavesdroppers through the magic of telecommunications. I am not saying this is particularly plausible, just probably more plausible than almost everything else that happens on the show.
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April 7, 2010 on Gossip Girl S03E17: I Would Like To Play Assassin With This Show
I will save you the trouble. The answer is get an advance to write about the experience before it happens (you already know it will be magical so this should be an easy sell). Also, it doesn't hurt to meet a rich businessman in Bali. You're welcome.
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March 18, 2010 on Eat Pray Love Asshole
No, she had to go to Bali to meet Javier Bardem, the love of her life, DUH.
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March 18, 2010 on Eat Pray Love Asshole
Ugh. I couldn't manage more than a shrug in response to the whole Southwest debacle, but the "it's just a movie" response to a critical review actually makes me angry. A critic's job is to be critical. If he weren't he would be a bad critic. Your job is to make a good movie and/or shut up. SHUT UP.
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February 25, 2010 on Duh Aficionado Magazine: Kevin Smith Needs To Shut Up
Along the same lines, did anyone else accidentally see that episode of Criminal Minds where the crazy lady turns women into live dolls by giving them some kind of drug that induces paralysis in an IV drip so they can't move but remain completely awake and aware while she does things like sew wigs directly onto their scalps and make them to have tea parties? Because that is my new nightmare.
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February 23, 2010 on The Nightmare On Elm Street Poster Is Not That Nightmare-y-ish
I just want to sympathize with Gabe's friend because I have borderline-comical emotional reactions to almost everything. I've never seen Armageddon, but about 5 minutes ago I cried while watching a Tim Horton's commercial, so I should probably never see Armageddon because I don't think I can spare the moisture.
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February 15, 2010 on The Hunt For The Worst Movie Of All Time: Armageddon
I love that Topher is dating Muppet Baby Heather Locklear. That just seems perfect.
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January 27, 2010 on Hey, What’s Up With Topher Grace?
I had three successive hamsters die on me as a child so naturally I got a hamster tattoo and always carry a hamster with me wherever I go to remind myself of the inevitability of death.
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January 25, 2010 on The Hunt For The Worst Movie Of All Time: Domino
City of Angels was the first movie that I saw that I truly hated and therefore it holds a special (horrible) place in my heart. It killed the childlike wonder with which I had previously approached movies and replaced it with suspicion and cynicism. Maybe this is an exaggeration, but that is how I remember it. I had nightmares about being stalked by Nicolas Cage while Iris by the Goo Goo Dolls (worst song of all time?) played from a radio that I couldn't turn off for WEEKS. Truly terrifying!
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January 18, 2010 on The Hunt For The Worst Movie Of All Time: City Of Angels
I would argue that American Idol is an asshole even before any of the bad contestants get before the judges: when they are put through 2 rounds of auditions before producers and led to believe they are doing something right when they aren't cut immediately. The judges encouraging him to start over is just more of the same, only on camera, so we can all laugh at the poor sucker. This show is the worst.
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January 13, 2010 on American Idol Is An Asshole
They were Moonies, which I'm pretty sure means matchmaking by the church. Arranged marriage, basically. So yes.
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December 9, 2009 on Seriousgum Presents Rachel Maddow’s Interview Of Richard Cohen