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Storage Wars Canada

Among my guilty pleasures is watching reality shows about people buying crap and reselling it. Storage Wars is an A&E show that works on the premise that it’s fun to watch a bunch of people fight over abandoned junk left

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To Your Scattered Bodies Go

Clearly Philip Jose Farmer wasn’t thinking about a series of books when he named this one To Your Scattered Bodies Go.  It’s a title I’ve heard from time to time and it’s made a few best Sci Fi Books lists

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In Time

In the Future, people never age past 25, all cars were designed in the early 1970s, and time has replaced dollars as currency.  In Time is a familiar story, a poor guy from the bad part of Time and a

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I Am Number Four

Shown in Theater Number 4, cute, huh?  The story of a group of aliens being hunted by another group of aliens all of whom have supernatural powers and are hiding in plain sight here on Earth-while blowing up everything they

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Stargate Universe Canceled by Syfy

The Syfy channel seems to be more interested in Wrestling and Paranormal BS than actual science fiction.  Maybe that’s why they changed their name.  The Syfy channel canceled Stargate Universe only weeks after canceling Caprica. The only shows remaining are

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time

I liked Mark Haddon’s debut novel about a 15 year old boy who discovers a neighbor’s dog dead-impaled with a garden fork.  He then sets about doing a bit of detecting in an effort to discover the identy of the

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American Pickers

There are two things you need to be a successful antique dealer-knowledge and money.  The heroes of The History Channel’s American Pickers seem to have an endless supply of both.  They also have a lot of time on their hands,

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Inception-Dreaming The Matrix

I’ve been waiting for someone to make another Matrix movie since 1999 and Inception is pretty close.  It’s a sci fi movie, sort of.  Sort of because there is no real science mentioned as to how the people in this

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