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BSG Finale Open Thread

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On March 21, 2009
My five favorite series finales: M.A.S.H.Star Trek: The Next Generation*NewhartQuantum LeapMagnum P.I.** *Penned by Ron Moore**This refers to Limbo, the season 7 finale, and pretends that the misconceived season 8 never happened. BSG open thread. Consider this a spoiler free-fire zone; enter at your own risk.

Zack Snyder?

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On February 20, 2009

Obviously, you don’t expect much from ew lists, and this one is actually better that the “New Classics” one Glenn references, which featured not only more than its share of The Truma

Worst Americans of 2008

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On January 2, 2009

Michael Tomasky ranks ’em. These sorts of lists don’t work, of course, unless your readers are able to respond with pronouncements along the lines of, “I can’t believe he put M

"We wanna get loaded!"

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On July 23, 2008
This is more in Rob’s and Scott’s wheelhouse, but Tim at Walking the Berkshires is compiling a list of the “Top Ten Movie Soliloquies.” He embeds Robert Shaw’s famous Jaws monologue about the fate of the sailors on the USS Indianapolis, and in comments he adds a few others — Gregory Peck in Mockingbird, Robert […]
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Academy of the Underrated

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On April 9, 2008

Ari at The Edge of the American West points us to this Ilya Somin post that makes the best possible — but I think ultimately unpersuasive — case for Warren Harding as the most underrated A

Missing Bloggers

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On November 5, 2007

I concur with Ezra’s list. Other strong candidates for me: Billmon Jeanne D’Arc of Body and Soul Steve Gilliard (RIP) A White Bear of Is There No Sin In It? My first online editor, Sam Ros

Best. Posts. Ever.

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On November 2, 2007
Henley and DeLong start the discussion, with dsquared’s immortal attempt to show that an MBA might actually be useful after all a justified consensus pick. Like one of Henley’s commenters, I have to add Holbo’s epic dissection of Dead Right to the mix. Rather than just adding well-known examples of brilliant analysis, I’d like to […]
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