Open Thread for September 30, 2011
Hello, Overthinkers! With Perich gone on an Overthinking sabbatical in the Far East, it falls to me to resume my role as your thread opener for the week. Let’s fire up the “Entertainment” category of Google News and see what’s … Continued
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O Goddess, Sing the Rage of James and Lily’s Son, Harry
[Check out this guest post by Alicia Aho, Potterverse fans! – Ed.] A pretty girl and her friend are playing in a quiet spot some ways from home. Unbeknownst to them, they are being spied on by a male figure … Continued
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The Well-Made (Video Game) Plot, Part 3
One more time on video game plots. This is the last one, I promise.
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Episode 169: Zone 4 Now Boarding
The Overthinkers tackle their leather anniversary.
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Open Thread for September 23 2011
Threads are Open! (clap, clap, clap-clap-clap) Threads are Open! (clap, clap, clap-clap-clap) Lots of movies coming out! Maybe you’re excited about Moneyball, the smart Brad Pitt baseball drama about making baseball smarter. Or maybe your standards aren’t as high and … Continued
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The Gospel According to Yelp
“Is not this the carpenter, the son of Mary…” (Mark 6:3)
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Laughing Our Way to the Altar
How romantic comedies help enforce social norms.
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Overthunk: “Contagion” and the Rule of Law
“Contagion” could have done a better job exploring how the military prevented total societal collapse.
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Episode 168: You have a choice, Ryan Gosling!
The Overthinkers tackle good actors in bad movies.
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