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Top Ten Video Games of the Decade

It’s already been a decade… Hard to believe. I’ve played so many games over the years, some of which I forgot, that this list was hard to come up with. (And before anyone brings them up, no I have not played Ico or Shadow of

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12.07.09 My Top Ten Broadway Musicals of the Decade

The Best of the Broadway Musicals OF THE DECADE 1. Sondheim Festival at the Kennedy Center (2002) I only managed to see two of the six shows that played in repertory over a four-month spell, but it was enough to realize how Sondheim changed the

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Top Ten of the Decade: All-Star Directors

Here’s a little taste of what may (or may not) end up on what is fast becoming an unintentionally ambitious (and perhaps unnecessarily long) Top Ten Films of the Decade list. These lists are incredibly exhausting to think through, but I know they’re super fun

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Top Ten Storytellers of the Decade

It’s been a rich decade for story. The movie and music business got shaky, TV enjoyed an culture-shaking renaissance, and video games grew legs and flew. In the center was El Internet, the paste that held everything together, and tied all the various media to

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A quick note on NY’s Marriage Equality Bill

I was wallowing in sickness yesterday and didn’t have a chance to check out all the speeches on the floor in Albany. If you haven’t yet I encourage you to watch this one. Although the bill was defeated yesterday, the fight is far from over.

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Debt Ski the Game

The plot: You are a pig on a jet ski making money and spending money. The point: Our nation is on the brink of a fiscal meltdown and we need your help to fix it. Education is our first step to a recovery. http://www.indebted.com/the-game/debtski/ Thanks

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Top Ten Ways My Childhood Has Been Ruined

You know that sinking feeling you’d expect to get if you heard that principal photography had just begun on a feature film entitled “The Smurfs: A BLUE Generation”? That feeling is exactly what this list is about. The first decade of the 21st century has