What happens when your dreams stop being romantic? They become nightmares, or at least nightmarish. The things you found exciting a long time ago become exhausting, tedious exercises. You mentally move on. You fall out of love. Llewyn Davis has been on the road for a long time. So long, in fact, that the road is now his literal home. When he’s asked to write down his address to receive

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Stephen Tobolowsky Talks Kickstarter, Turtles, and Finding the Truth

You may know Stephen Tobolowsky as Ned Ryerson in Groundhog Day or as Sammy in Memento. You may know him from Mississippi Burning or Deadwood or Glee or Community or The Mindy Project or any number of projects the character actor has appeared in.    But you should know him for The Tobolowsky Files, his storytelling podcast that is soon to be turned into a sort-of concert film. That is, if you help.    The film is being funded by fans via kickstarter, and it

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Before I installed Crucial’s M500 SSD, my PC was running on an old HDD that chugged and scraped along at speeds equaling those of the dial-up days of yore. It was so slow, in fact, that other people’s totally normal computers felt lightning-speed by comparison. Welcome to A Beginner’s Build, a new series chronicling my crazy idea of building a gaming/video editing PC with zero knowledge or experience on how

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A few days after I saw the first Hunger Games movie, I overheard a couple of women discussing how bad it was over coffee. One woman said to the other, “Oh, it was awful. They cut out entire characters! Katniss was supposed to get that Mockingjay pin from the mayor’s daughter, but in the movie she gets it from her sister! Ugh, terrible. Hollywood always ruins books.” I remember that so

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