How to Criticize a Movie

The summer movie season has barely started, and pop culture is already consumed in the cycle of hype and backlash. A hotly anticipated movie is built up to be the Greatest Thing Ever, and is hyped in a massive opening weekend and breathlessly praised by the early viewers. Then, in …

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A Not-so-fun Fun Run

I’m a big fan of 5k races these days, particularly as they get more and more creative. Weird obstacles? Color packets? Water? Bubbles? Nighttime? Black lights? Costumes? All of these things are a blast. So the Color Obstacle Rush, which was this past Saturday in Phoenix, seemed like a no-brainer. …

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