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  • Yeah, that was a pretty bad howler.

    Not as bad as ABC's Oh-my-God-Avian-Flu-is-going-to-kill-us-ALL! sweeps-movie last week. I expected it to be horribly bad. But just for kicks, I flipped it on a few seconds early in the first fifteen minutes.

    The high drama ultra magnification of virus particles being transmitted from patient zero, to a cocktail napkin, to a bartender, to an olive, to a martini, to patient three was a little too much to bear. Even if the overdramatized transmission wasn't over the top, t
  • I'm glad I'm not the only one bugged by this. I finally got to the Masterpiece Theater Sherlock Holmes movie [] sitting on the TiVo, and it was generally well done. But they have one scene with Holmes, an accomplished chemist, sticking his nose in a chemical bottle to smell it. As far as I know, this is something a true chemist would never do. Just bugged me enough to break the narrative for me.
    • Well, Holmes is not a true chemist. ;-)

      And: go Carolina!

      Nah, just kidding, I hate the Whalers. Of course, I hate every team in the East that is not the Bruins. But I hate Carolina more than most. I also hate Buffalo more than Ottawa, but oh well.

      Go Sharks! Failing that, Go Oilers! Failing that, Go Ducks!