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From the Couch Hole: Birds Singing in the Sycamore Tree

Previously on FTCH, we drank liquid Starbursts, went back in time to save Kennedy, and forward in time to when ...
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From the Couch Hole: Big Friendly Polar Bear

Previously on FTCH, we had monsters in our cereal, on our cookies, and in the blood that dripped from our ...
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From the Couch Hole: Whisky Bottles Piled High

Previously on FTCH, we had some good Mountain Dew and some terrible Doritos. It was a week for peace, Pop-Tarts ...
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From the Couch Hole: Come and Join the Living

Previously on FTCH, we doubled up on Vaughn and King, and we went lime, chocolate, strawberry, blueberry, and frosted sugar ...
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From the Couch Hole: Got to Pay Your Dues

Previously on FTCH, we went into Cream and KrispyKreme. The previous episode was pretty funyan and we talked about Love/Hate ...
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From the Couch Hole: When the Stars Start Falling

Previously on FTCH, we went under the dome, shrieked about Skittles, and mused on murders in the building. This week, ...
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From the Couch Hole: Dreaming My Life Away

Previously on FTCH, we spoke about sassy spirits, snakes in the spice aisle, and spicy sweet Dew. This week continued ...
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From the Couch Hole: Shameless and Tameless

Previously on FTCH, we discussed not Apple Jacks and not the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. We solved a caper ...
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From the Couch Hole: Feel Sunshine Sparkle Pink and Blue

Previously on FTCH, we talked twins, made a bargain, and wondered how Wendy's fit a spicy chicken into a Pringle. ...
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From the Couch Hole: I’d Call That a Bargain

Previously on FTCH, we talked trash, discussed the merits of the Kit Kat, fretted about expensive french fries, and reviewed ...
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From the Couch Hole: We’ve Seen the Rain and the Sunshine Together

Previously on FTCW, we solved mysteries with the Drew Crew but we couldn't solve the Case of the Grey Skittles. ...
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From the Couch Hole: Life Is Filled with Confusion

Previously on FTCH we mused upon summer jobs, we caught some blues with the Allman Brothers and the signature potato chip ...
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From the Couch Hole: Turn Your Lamp Down Low

Previously on FTCH we rocked with the Ramones, lamented the failings of The Flash, and we kept King's Kingdom Hospital ...
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Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Announces Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Magical Movie Mode

Warner Bros. Home Entertainment announced today that the 2001 beloved family film Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone will be ...
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From the Couch Hole: Fell in Love by the Soda Machine

Season One, Episode One was well received. We're moving on to Episode Two and I'm starting to get more into ...
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From the Couch Hole: Maybe We Can Stay in Touch

There was once a blog named "Sunday Morning Tuneage".  From 2006 - 2013 on MySpace, I wrote a weekly dispatch ...
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Book Review: James Bond: SPECTRE: The Complete Comic Strip Collection

Having previously collected and released the James Bond newspaper comic-strip adventures that ran in British newspapers, including in Omnibus Volumes ...
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SPECTRE Blu-ray Review: Ghosts of Bond’s Past

After the nearly universal acclaim and gigantic box office for the previous Bond outing, Skyfall, any follow-up was likely to ...
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SPECTRE Movie Review: The Story That Baffled Me

SPECTRE is Eon Productions' 24th James Bond film and the fourth starring Daniel Craig.  The title is the name of ...
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Book Review: The James Bond Omnibus Volume 005 by Jim Lawrence & Yaroslav Horak

Continuing their release of the James Bond comic strips in an oversized omnibus format, Titan Books has released James Bond ...
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Skyfall Movie Review: Good but Not Particularly Special

Written by Chris Morgan The James Bond movie series has existed through 23 films and 50 years, but it's only ...
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Skyfall Blu-ray Review: Nobody’s Done It Better

Director Sam Mendes and his team deliver such a satisfying film in so many areas, Skyfall may well be my ...
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Quantum of Solace Movie Review: A Rebooted James Bond Takes Two Steps Backward

The second Daniel Craig Bond film is a good reminder that despite a new actor, new visual aesthetic, and new ...
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Casino Royale (2006) Movie Review: James Bond Gets a Reboot in a Remake and It’s Remarkable

We were very big Remington Steele fans, my family and I. So much so that we still tell this story ...
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Best of Bond…James Bond: 50 Years – 50 Tracks Review: An Outstanding Collection

Bond. James Bond. For some, it's the man itself that makes them jump up and down with delight -- personal ...
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Die Another Day Movie Review: The Epitome of 007’s Descent into Dumb Action Tropes

The final outing for Pierce Brosnan as James Bond, Die Another Day doesn't seem totally execrable -- but that might ...
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The World Is Not Enough Movie Review: This Bond Is Not Enough

Written by Jordan Richardson As the 19th entry in the James Bond film series, The World Is Not Enough is ...
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Tomorrow Never Dies Movie Review: Enter The Dragon

I've seen all of the Bond movies. I've read all of the original Fleming novels. And yet, this DVD is ...
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GoldenEye Movie Review: The Best, Though Most Conservative, Modern James Bond Film

Written by Ben Platko I am far too young to remember most Bond movies opening, and GoldenEye is no exception. ...
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Licence to Kill Movie Review: Reconsidering the Revoking

Licence to Kill is the 16th installment in the James Bond franchise and was the second and ultimately final appearance ...
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The Living Daylights Movie Review: It’s Not Easy Being the New Guy, Especially When You’re the New Guy’s Substitute

As anyone who ever found themselves making that awkward transition from one school to another during their years spent in ...
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A View to a Kill Movie Review: I Want My MTV

Written by Michael Nazarewycz Okay.  Confession time. I specifically chose to review A View to a Kill (1985), the fourteenth ...
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Never Say Never Again Collector’s Edition DVD Review: Sean Connery Plays His Most Famous Role One Last Time

The year 1983 was strange, but interesting for James Bond fans. It saw the release of Octopussy, starring the then ...
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Octopussy Movie Review: Can’t Live Up To Its Name

When I was a kid, my family and I would spend a couple of weeks with my dad's clan in ...
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For Your Eyes Only Movie Review: At Least the Title Track is Good

Written by Michael Nazarewycz For Your Eyes Only (1981) marks the twelfth installment in the James Bond franchise, and the ...
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Moonraker Movie Review: Even an Established Film Franchise Can Bow to a New Trend

After 33 years, what is honestly left to be said about Moonraker that hasn't already been touched upon? I certainly ...
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The Spy Who Loved Me Movie Review: One of the Franchise’s Best

In the prologue to The Spy Who Loved Me, author Ian Fleming claimed it was a manuscript by a Canadian ...
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The Man with the Golden Gun Movie Review: All That’s Gold Does Not Glitter

Roger Moore made his second appearance as James Bond in The Man with the Golden Gun, which saw the secret ...
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Reflections on Paul McCartney’s ‘Live and Let Die’

James Bond films are known for many things, especially the gadgets, the girls, and the music.  John Barry's "James Bond ...
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Live and Let Die Movie Review: Do You Ever Really Forget Your First (Bond)?

In the last 50 years, most people have seen at least one James Bond film.  Mine happened in 1973 at ...
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Diamonds Are Forever Movie Review: All Flash and Little Substance

Written by Brandie Ashe "So James Bond just walked up to a woman, whipped off her bikini top, wrapped it ...
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On Her Majesty’s Secret Service Movie Review: The Name’s Lazenby, George Lazenby

Written by Michael Nazarewycz On Her Majesty's Secret Service is the sixth Bond film in the franchise and the first ...
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You Only Live Twice Movie Review: All of the Charm, Action, and Womanizing You Expect

You Only Live Twice is the fifth film in the James Bond series.  Released in 1967, it was intended to ...
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Thunderball DVD Review: James Bond in High-Stakes Action at Sea

Beautiful women, exotic locations, and criminal masterminds threatening nuclear holocaust? These are business as usual for M16 agent 007, James ...
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Goldfinger Movie Review: The Series Swings into Full Throttle

The third James Bond movie, Goldfinger, swung the franchise into full gear after Dr. No and From Russia with Love. ...
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From Russia with Love Movie Review: Checkmate on the Orient Express

Written by Leo Sopicki From Russia with Love, (1963) directed by Terence Young (Dr. No, Thunderball, Wait Until Dark, and ...
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Dr. No Movie Review: Introducing James Bond

Welcome to the first assignment of Operation: BOND as Cinema Sentries celebrates the 50th anniversary of the James Bond franchise ...
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Star Trek: The Next Generation Cast Reunites at Calgary Expo 2012

Star Trek: The Next Generation (Syndicated) season 1 Fall 1987 Shown: Wil Wheaton (as Wesley Crusher), Denise Crosby (as Tasha ...
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Book Review: Devil May Care by Sebastian Faulks writing as Ian Fleming

To coincide with the 100th anniversary of his birth, Ian Fleming’s estate commissioned author Sebastian Faulks to write Devil May ...
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Book Review: James Bond: The Union Trilogy by Raymond Benson

After a 15-year run that began in 1981, John Gardner retired from writing James Bond novels. The Ian Fleming estate ...
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Book Review: The James Bond Omnibus Volume 001 by Anthony Hearn, Henry Gammidge, et al.

The world’s most famous spy had a secret career as a comic strip star in the '50s and '60s, and ...
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Various Artists: The Best Of Bond… James Bond Music Review

Written by Chris Smits James Bond films are among my favorites. I consider myself more than a casual fan but ...
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 Movie Review: The Beginning of the End

As the last chapter of the Harry Potter saga commences, the evil Voldemort's (Ralph Fiennes) control over the Wizarding world ...
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