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Stuff You Need to Know, Thursday, November 27, 2008

Amazon Black Friday

Because sometimes a haiku will do in place of an epic. Enjoy.

  • It’s sale-mania as Thanksgiving is here and Xmas is around the corner and of course tomorrow is Black Friday. Keep an eye on this link for Amazon deals. As always, if you buy stuff through the site for the holidays, we get kickbacks and you help support the site. So thanks in advance for any of that you get up to.
  • We know very little about Every Day but the cast is nice: Brian Dennehy, Carla Gugino, Helen Hunt, Eddie Izzard and Liev Schreiber. There’s some sort of love triangle between Schreiber and Hunt and Gugino. Source: Variety.
  • John Michael Hayes, scribe for Rear Window, Peyton Place and To Catch a Thief has died of natural causes at age 89. Source: Hollywood Reporter.
  • matt pond PA has released a free EP online, entitled The Freeep.
  • Paul Schrader (Taxi Driver) is defecting to Bollywood? Apparently so. In search of “creative freedom and audiences.” He’s there to scribe Extreme City, about “an American man who travels to India to help resolve a kidnapping case for his father-in-law, only to get caught up in a gangster plot.” But it isn’t assured to have musical numbers or be three hours long, apparently. Watch your ass, Paul. My understanding from people who are from India is that that’s how films are gauged to be worth the price of admission. Source: Hollywood Reporter.
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