Daily Archives: January 2, 2009

Award Prep

Here’s the opening to David Carr’s NYTimes piece, “I’m Trying to See all These Movies.  You Want to Talk?  Go Home!”

There are seven weeks to go before the Academy Awards ceremony, and for those who claim to follow such things — would-be experts who pontificate about which movie will win best picture or who seems like a lock for best supporting actor — peer pressure is mounting to have seen all the movies that could be in contention.

Hmm… Sound familiar?  Let’s see…

There are seven three weeks and three days to go before the Academy Awards ceremony Youth Media Awards press conference, and for those who claim to follow such things — would-be experts who pontificate about which movie book will win best picture the medal or who seems like a lock for best supporting actor an honor— peer pressure is mounting to have seen all the movies read all the books that could be in contention.

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Suspending Disbelief

THE most difficult thing about the cloned puppies is not telling them apart, but explaining why they don’t look exactly alike.

Living Together – Are Cloned Pets the Real Thing? – NYTimes.com

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