Archives for December, 2012

A look back at 2012

If you’re not familiar with JibJab, a look back at 2012 will make you a fan: “The End Is Here!” Well, let’s hope not!

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MTV tribute to Spiderman

MTV Geek has put together this video tribute to Amazing Spider-Man, featuring several people involved in the comic (including writer Dan Slott), Stan Lee (of course), Norman Reedus and several of the cast members of Jersey Shore. Well … they are on an MTV show, so that makes sense. Get More: MTV Shows

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The end of print (for Newsweek)

Here’s a video tribute to Newsweek’s “esteemed history, 80 years of informing, exposing, explaining, enlightening, and trailblazing.” The news magazine will no longer be available in print but rather, on iPads and Kindles.

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‘Hallelujah/Sandy Screw Ya’

I’ve always liked Adam Sandler’s appropriate-for-the-season “Hannukah Song” (Chanukah to some of you), and he should have a big audience as well for his version of “Hallelujah/Sandy Screw Ya” at the 12-12-12 Sandy Benefit Concert Madison Square Garden. Not a bad concert (Bruce Springsteen, Bon Jovi, the Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, Sir Paul McCartney), and hopefully, […]

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The place to meet on the Fairfax campus

The George Mason statue is kitty-corner to the Johnson Center and the Mason Pond Parking Deck, where guests can easily park on the first three levels (Fairfax campus map). As soon-to-be emeritus faculty, I'm always happy to meet with friends and my former Mason students on campus.

Alum Kevin McCarthy at work

Film critic and GMU alum Kevin McCarthy encouraged students during his many visits to my GMU classes to pursue internships and "get noticed!" See some of Kevin's terrific interviews on his Nerd Tears website.