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Dear Game of Thrones, Season 3: Please Don’t Suck

March 29, 2013

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Dear Game of Thrones, Season 3, Please don’t suck. I’ve been let down by television before, and I don’t think I could bear getting hurt again. Lately, I’ve felt television has been taking advantage of our relationship, violating our agreement that it would provide me with mindless escapism in exchange for me ignoring my family […]

My Plot to Meet Zooey Deschanel or Zoey Deschanel

March 16, 2012

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As part of my ongoing campaign to meet Zooey Deschanel and trick her into falling in love with me, I’ve been trying to acquire the domain name zoeydeschanel.com. Here’s my strategy: 1. Buy the domain zoeydeschanel.com. 2. Find a woman named Zoey Deschanel and promote her webpage until she’s bigger than the original Zooey Deschanel. […]

The Greatsbys’ Bali Finale

January 6, 2012

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We’ve had a wonderful trip these last three weeks. I skiied in South Korea, and in Bali I hiked, surfed, and waterslid at Bali’s WaterBom waterpark on Christmas Day. We didn’t bring cell phones and were delighted to never know what time it was, which sounds nice in theory but may have accounted for why […]

The Untelevised Life

January 4, 2012

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I’m sitting in a cafe in the tropical mountains of Ubud, a small arts village an hour’s drive from the main tourist beaches of Bali. As my family spent the last five days visiting local artiststudios and hiking the hills traversing the rice paddies and lush valleys, we’ve encountered so many friendly villagers who seem […]

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