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Spoiler Alert: Don’t Tell Me What Movies I’ll Like

Spoiler Alert: Don’t Tell Me What Movies I’ll Like

If you love movies, whether you see them on a big screen or on your Fitbit, perhaps you’ll agree that there are far worse spoilers than learning the true identity of Rosebud long before the final moments of “Citizen Kane,” one of the greatest films ever made.

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Amazon Goes All Brick-and-Mortar On Us

Amazon Goes All Brick-and-Mortar On Us

As I’m sure you’ve read, heard or been constantly reminded of in social media, Amazon, the online retail terrorist regime, is planning to open some brick-and-mortar stores, initially in California and Ohio, which are so very much alike. (Case in point: they both have “i’s” and “o’s” in their names. You can Google this if you doubt me.)

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You Ferment for Me: In a Pickle Over Pickling

You Ferment for Me: In a Pickle Over Pickling

Among my extensive list of idiosyncrasies is that I always keep a jar of spicy Kimchi in my refrigerator. Its contents serve alternately as an appetite suppressor and stimulant. I’m not sure why—but for me, it’s pretty foolproof. I can nibble half a forkful late in the evening and thereafter shelve any thoughts I had of putting up a rump roast as a second dinner at 1:30 a.m.

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