I’ve never gotten involved in the online debate about whether or not to vaccinate children. Since I don’t have kids, I figured I would stay out of that fight (although I vaccinate my dog, so we can probably guess where I might land).
I have to wonder, though, if this TV commercial is making the back-and-forth even more heated…
Not only vaccinate your kids but re-vaccinate in their teens? The anti-vax crowd must be foaming at the mouth. But the ad’s emotional argument is effective.
Once again — staying out of it.
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Are you excited about Melissa McCarthy’s new action comedy Spy?
I am. The critics are. (It’s received a crazy fresh score — for a comedy, no less — on RottenTomatoes.com.)
I’ll bet you are, too.
But I feel we have to give some credit to Tom Cruise, who has starred in some of the big action films that McCarthy and director Paul Feig are lampooning. You may hate his personal life and his religion, but who cares? His films are epic.
Have you seen the trailer for Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation?
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I watch a lot of awards shows, and often the celebrities are so jaded, it’s uncomfortable to watch them win. They come across arrogant or bored or even embarrassed to be there.
So it’s fun to watch someone win their first award — after decades in the business — and be joyful and sincere and probably win over an entire new demographic of fans in the process.
Good for you, Craig. I’ve always voted for you.
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I’m so glad Tiger’s back.
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I got my first look at a Go Pro camera in an electronics store in the Cincinnati Airport over Halloween weekend. I had seen video footage from one before, but the clips they had on a loop at the store entrance sucked me right in.
So I completely understand why this squirrel felt the need to ‘grab and go.’
He’s a pretty good cameraman, yes?
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Lots of people make spectacles of themselves — the Egg included — but this guy is doing it for all the right reasons:
So if you see him — and his very large ball — in your travels, connect!
(And make a donation if you can.)
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The broadcast and online media outlets have all gone gooey-eyed over the way NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams announced his own daughter Allison’s casting in the plum role of Peter Pan in the network’s upcoming live action production —
No tears here.
I demand that the full investigative reporting resources at NBC News be hurled at this story, which reeks of nepotism, entitlement and…dare I say, piracy.
J.M. Barrie said it best:
“Dreams do come true, if only we wish hard enough. You can have anything in life if
you your daddy will sacrifice everything else for it.”
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