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Happy New Year! (The Year In Blogging)

Happy New Year! (The Year In Blogging)

Happy New Year! It's been fifteen months already that Dead End Follies has been running. In 2010, it picked up steam and an identity ...

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Book Review : Jonathan Franzen - The Corrections (2001)

Book Review : Jonathan Franzen - The Corrections (2001)

Country: USA Genre: Literary/Drama Pages: 609 I finished The Corrections while riding the subway home yesterday. As I rode the ...

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2010 - The Year In Writing

2010 - The Year In Writing

One sure thing, I worked hard in 2010. I might not have worked smart and focused, but I got some work done and paid some dues. I published ...

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2010 - The Year In Reading

2010 - The Year In Reading

2010 was very productive, yet very American for me as a reader. Maybe my most American yet. The on...

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My Official Rant About Tron:Legacy

My Official Rant About Tron:Legacy

I have a chip on my shoulder about the new Tron movie. I'm not going to watch on the principle that I refuse to pay or to spend valua...

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Movie Review : Step Up 3D (2010)

Movie Review : Step Up 3D (2010)

Country: USA Recognizable Faces: Sharni Vinson *really, she's the only name that rings a bell* Directed By: Jon Chu ...

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Back From The Boonies

Back From The Boonies

Hello Dead End Fellows. I am back from the first part of my rather ressourceful holiday trip. My next three days will consists of a spar...

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Merry Christmas, My Dead End Fellows!

Merry Christmas, My Dead End Fellows!

So this is Christmas... ...And I'm out the door! Merry Christmas to you, my beloved readership! Tomorrow, I'm leaving town for a...

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Book Review : John Updike - Rabbit, Run (1960)

Book Review : John Updike - Rabbit, Run (1960)

Country: USA Genre: Literary/Drama Pages: 264 I had this pre-reading beef with John Updike. I thought he smiled too much. To me...

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Literary Blog Hop Part 7:An Overlooked Masterpiece

Literary Blog Hop Part 7:An Overlooked Masterpiece

The Blog Hop is back from its short hiatus. Let's celebrate . It's never too late to participate. All you have to do is written he...

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Zero Punctuation - Epic Mickey

Zero Punctuation - Epic Mickey

Who the hell wouldn't like to play this game? I'm pretty sure even Yahtzee did. Did he like it?

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The Traveling Sandman

The Traveling Sandman

It works every time. I hop on the train at the last minute. I'm very tired. I spent the day doing something very important. In 2010, i...

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Movie Review : Brief Interview With Hideous Men (2009)

Movie Review : Brief Interview With Hideous Men (2009)

Country: USA Recognizable Faces: Julianne Nicholson Will Arnett John Krasinski Joey Slotnick Clarke Peters Frankie Faison Chri...

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The Ruts - Staring At The Rude Boys

The Ruts - Staring At The Rude Boys

Co-blogger Paul D. Brazill revealed himself to be a Ruts fan his week on Facebook. That makes him an O.K guy to me whatever his politica...

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My Already Strange Relationship To Infinite Jest

My Already Strange Relationship To Infinite Jest

I've been dreaming less. For all this year, my dreams were short, experimental clips more than Hollywood productions. Does it mean I&#...

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Institutions & Individuality

Institutions & Individuality

The irreconcilable characters of institutions and individuality has grown to be one of my favorite themes in fiction. There is not one tho...

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Movie Review : The Addams Family Values (1993)

Movie Review : The Addams Family Values (1993)

Country: USA Recognizable Faces: Raul Julia Christina Ricci Joan Cusack Christopher Lloyd Directed By: Barry Sonnenfeld I...

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Movie Review : The Fighter (2010)

Movie Review : The Fighter (2010)

Country: USA Recognizable Faces: Mark Wahlberg Christian Bale Amy Adams Melissa Leo Directed By: David O. Russell This mo...

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Jefferson Airplane - White Rabbit

Jefferson Airplane - White Rabbit

I never really gave that song the attention it deserves until yesterday when my friend Houm and I got really wasted and played Rock Band ...

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Book Review : onathan Franzen - How To Be Alone (2002)

Book Review : onathan Franzen - How To Be Alone (2002)

Country: USA Genre: Non-Fiction/Essays Pages: 309 Funny thing, I bought the brand new edition of this book, but the cover is no...

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Segments

Segments

It's funny. Reading How To Be Alone lead me to want to go out more and blend with more people. Solitude is good for work (when you...

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Interesting Interview With Jonathan Franzen

Interesting Interview With Jonathan Franzen

I know, it's been a boring week here. A lot of videos and not much of burning-oil-rig intensity rants. I guess I have to allow myself ...

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Friday's People Thread: Your 2011 Resolutions

Friday's People Thread: Your 2011 Resolutions

2010 is on its way out. Two weeks and we'll have to change the last digit every time we write the date on a document. As the custom wa...

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Rob Dougan - Left Me For Dead

Rob Dougan - Left Me For Dead

OK, I promise this is the last Rob Dougan song I post....for a while. It's a completely different feeling that Left Me For Dead give...

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The Place Of Conservatism In Literature

The Place Of Conservatism In Literature

Twilight was on television yesterday. I came back from the gym around 9 PM and caught a part of the second half, mostly in audio as I sat...

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A Lesson In Social Networking

A Lesson In Social Networking

If you've been around the bookish blogosphere lately, I'm sure you've heard of Talli R...

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Zero Punctuation - Splatterhouse

Zero Punctuation - Splatterhouse

Will the violence of Splatterhouse beat up Yahtzee's violent temper? Who's dad can beat up the other one's dad?

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Analyzing Dancin' Ross

Analyzing Dancin' Ross

This one never quite got the recognition it deserves. When I show it to people, most of them never saw it before. I've even looked for...

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