Date Archives May 2012

Bricks and Bombs

Idea: Replace CAPTCHAs with simple homophone questions. Your/You're fired! Type in the correct word. Their/There/They're all gonna laugh at you! Type in the correct word. They would be practical grammar flash cards. Idea: Soccer clubs customize their home fields with sand traps and varied grass…

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The Paperboy

We can confidently predict that when it comes to wild, must-discuss moments from this year's Cannes Film Festival, nothing will top the scene from The Paperboy, Lee Daniels' follow-up to Precious, where Nicole Kidman looms over a supine Zac Efron, cries out, "If anyone's gonna…

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That beautiful border between nightmare and morning when you realize that all of the monsters menacing you have evaporated like smoke, leaving behind only the warm blankets and the pale sunlight of a Saturday dawn

Previously on Adam Riff™: I just finished Beat the Reaper by Josh Bazell. It's a brisk, crackin' read about a former killer for the mob who is discovered as a doctor in witness protection. I am eager to dive into its sequel, Wild Thing. I…

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