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Catching up

Feeling a little better. Not great, but better.

Oh, and I forgot to mention--the Shoebox Project's still hacked (comment with information); don't click anything over there. Update: It's back?

Only one Twilight link for the moment, and it is: reports of Robert Pattinson's death were greatly exaggerated. Particularly since he appeared on the Today show four hours after he supposedly died. Vampires: what're you gonna do?

diddakoi asks: Are guys actually intimidated by smart women? Do they really find intelligence unattractive, or is that one of those outdated fallacies? My personal theory is yes and no, in that order--a lot of guys do find intelligence attractive, but are too shy (read: intimidated) to do anything about it. Thoughts?

Linkspam:

Gordon-Reed's 'Hemingses' wins National Book Award; Matthiessen Wins National Book Award Fiction Prize.

Scientists discover long-lost Furby look-alike.

'Meh' and you: Words we learned from pop culture.

Roomba Cat Goes For A Ride; Puppycam Returns, Puppies Growing Before Our Very Eyes.

Japanese "Princess Girls" Live Life Like A Fairy Tale [Happily Ever After?].

Sources: Pushing Daisies, Eli Stone and Dirty Sexy Money Canceled.

5 Secrets Revealed By the New 'Lost' Season 5 Poster.

Fans drink up HBO's 'True Blood'; True Blood's Rutina Wesley Tells Io9 She's Not The Huxtables [Exclusive]; Vampires seduce a new generation in 'Twilight,' 'True Blood'; True Blood v. Twilight.

Did Heroes Rip Off Watchmen?; 'Heroes' Creator Calls Viewers "Saps and Dipshits."

'10 Things I Hate About You: The Series' Doesn't Want You To Compare It To The Movie, OK?

Hugh Jackman crowned People's 'Sexiest Man Alive' (see the other, slightly less sexy contenders this year); Hugh Jackman - 2008 Sexiest Man Alive interview + pics; Scratch 'N' Sniff The Sexiest Men Alive; And Salon's award for the Sexiest Man Living 2008 goes to ...

1988 Best Supporting Actress Oscar: Want a do-over?

Ebert's Oscar source knows all?; Roger Ebert Likens Himself to Non-Schumacher Phantom of the Opera.

The 7 Most Terrifying Disney Movie Deaths.

Actors, studios meet again with mediator.

Images: Finally, the Official ‘Curious Case of Benjamin Button’ Posters Arrive; 'Underworld 3' Poster Goes a Different Direction with the Heartthrob Vampire Thing (I like a poster that's brave enough to say, "This is gonna be ALL BITCHFACE BILL NIGHY ALL THE TIME" ); 'The Spirit' Posters Poster; New Batch of Photos from Ben Stiller's 'Night at the Museum 2'; New' Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs' Poster; new Dark Knight behind-the-scenes pics; Posters That Are Extremely Beautiful and, Typically, Delicate.

Trailers and clips: Grapple with This: the Trailer for 'The Wrestler'; 'The Reader' has a trailer; New 'Spirit' Trailer Now Live!; Astro Boy and Coraline Trailers Revealed!; Must Watch: First Full Trailer for Henry Selick's 'Coraline.'

Speaking of 'Coraline,' go back to the previous entry to read about the Special Handcrafted Box I got from the movie's publicity team. I've also added a link to pictures of someone else's box--it looks like the team may have sent out fifty different, unique boxes. Really, really nicely done there. As soon as I can beg, borrow or steal a digital camera, I'll post pics of mine.

Is ‘Watchmen’ the Next ‘300′? - Take One; Is ‘Watchmen’ the Next ‘300′? - Take Two; Watching Watchmen Sell Books; Watchmen Legal Battle is About the Sequel Rights, Too?! Wait--sequels?

Presenting Ginny Weasley, the Quidditch Player; New Quidditch promos!; Possible Filming for "Deathly Hallows" Due in Scottish Highlands; WB Adds New Trailer to "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" Website; Radcliffe Makes Griffiths Feel Like A Grumpy Old Man.

10 Ways To Update 'Earth Stood Still.'

Pratchett's 'Color of Magic' Adaptation. Um, gonna need a verb here. Maybe an entire predicate?

Will George Lucas Sacrifice Jar Jar Binks To Win Back Your Love? [Star Wars: The Clone Wars]; Five Major Flaws in 'Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back' (And How to Fix Them).

Narnia Screenwriters Hired For Marvel's Captain America.

'Australia' is Reeeeally Long, and 6 Other Notable Lessons From the First U.S. Reviews; Baz Luhrmann Sends Modest Proposal For Multiplexes Not to Ruin 'Australia' [Perfectionists].

Soderbergh Gets Castro's Blessing for Che. Weird factoid: I have actually been to the Che museum in Havana. I can't remember if I took pictures while I was in there or not--I'll have to go back and look.

Sony Hires Butler Well Served by This Election; Moving Personal Story to Become Oscar-Bait. Read the original news story before you read either article.

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Slumdog Millionaire’ Soundtrack Revealed; Danny Boyle Says ‘Trainspotting’ Sequel Still A Few Years Away.

Hey, Remember How 'Hancock' Was All Chopped Up? Well, you'll get both versions on DVD.

EXCLUSIVE: Bryan Singer Talks ‘Valkyrie,’ Exclusive Photo Unveiled; Bryan Singer Talks 'Superman' Sequel and 'Valkyrie.'

3D Updates: Alice in Wonderland, Beauty and the Beast and Pirates of the Carribean.

Jennifer Aniston Snags Gerard Butler For ‘Goree Girls.’

50 Cent Jumps Loan Shark Role For ‘Dead Man Running.’

Perez, Ferguson and Hall Voicing 'Color City.'

‘Born To Rock’ Seeks Director For Fish-Out-Of-Water Roadie Movie.

Eli Roth is Making Propaganda for 'Inglorious Basterds.'

Is It Possible for 'Funny People' to Be All That Funny? [Apatow's World]

'Poseidon' Writer Taking a Crack at 'Oldboy.'

By The Power Of Grayskull, The He-Man Movie Is Not Dead Yet.

Rest Easy: Matthew McConaughey Will NOT Play Magnum P.I.

Neveldine and Taylor Leave 'Jonah Hex'; Josh Brolin Tells MTV ‘Jonah Hex’ Script ‘Awful…I Love It,’ As Directors Leave Project.

The Return Of Fat, Farting Mad Scientist Eddie Murphy [Nutty Professor 3]. Yeah, there's three of them now, to answer y'all's questions from yesterday.


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