Inching towards mediocrity.


Rip Torn is the most badass 78-year-old bank robber you’ll ever meet. (And pray that you never do).

Rip Torn, the actor best known for his Emmy-award winning role on “The Larry Sanders Show” (and also for hitting Norman Mailer in the head with a hammer) has apparently been arrested for – and I’m not making this up – alleged armed robbery of a bank in Conneticut while intoxicated. Also, he’s seventy-eight years old.

Awesome.

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The Great 2009 Wrap-Up! (Now with 100% less 2009, from here on in!)

I’ve decided to do a fairly quick (and fairly arbitrary) wrap-up of the best and worst of 2009. This list will mostly cover television, with a film list tomorrow. I say arbitrary due to the fact that I have the memory equivalency of a goldfish – that is to say, I can’t really remember much about the year before, say, November. As such, this list will be far from absolute – it will instead be a more subjective list detailing my personal highs and lows of the 2009 television season.

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