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Snyder will kneel before Zod

For the record, being right kicks ass. I mean, it doesn’t kick as much ass as this guy does but close. Zack Snyder is going to direct Superman . Yeah, who called that? I’ll give you a hint, his name sounds like Schmyran Schmearick. Chris Nolan, who probably didn’t have total autonomy when it comes […]

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Um, there is no choice here

Did you know that Amy Adams used to be a Hooter’s girl? So let that be a lesson to all douches making lewd comments and considering inappropriate touching, as well as an inspiration to those working for a tasteless establishment named after slang for your body parts who are constantly besieged by the gropers and […]

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Michael Bolton

Oct. 4 Michael Bolton Holland Performing Arts Center 1200 Douglas St. 7:30 p.m., $35-$95, 345.0606 omahaperformingarts.org You may know him from “Dancing with the Stars” or you may know him from the radio. Here’s what you need to know: Singer Michael Bolton is coming to Omaha for one night at the Holland Performing Arts Center. […]

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Movie Review: Let Me In

Here’s Justin’s take on Let Me In . Let Her in, Again Swedish vampires move to New Mexico Justin Senkbile It’d be safe to assume that fans of Swedish director Tomas Alfredson’s Let the Right One In have, at best, mixed emotions regarding the idea of a big, Halloween-season American remake. Good news: writer/director Matt […]

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Superheroine-ism

I figure I died sometime around 1:30 yesterday morning. As I suspected, going to a midnight movie on Thursday, writing a review and driving to Manhattan Kansas on Friday night, getting up at 5:30 am on Saturday and Sunday, before driving back to Omaha at 11:30 or so and watching my Bears get molested and […]

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Omaha Green Homes Tour

Oct. 2 Omaha Green Homes Tour UNO, Mammel Hall, 6708 Pine St. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., $5, greenomahacoalition.org Most people know the reasons to go green: save the environment, save money, decrease dependence on foreign oil, etc. Despite positive reasons to reduce our carbon footprint, some people need a little help getting a green program going. […]

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Conscious Perception

Oct. 1-2 Conscious Perception Bancroft Street Market, 2702 S. 10th St. Noon-9 p.m., FREE, 651.2327 bancroftstreetmarket.com Through collaborations, Conscious Perception brings together an array of performers, poets and painters while examining the connections between humans and the natural world. Visual art will impose upon poetry, performance art will expand paintings, and all media will seek […]

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The Quilted Conscience: Dreams and Memories

Through Oct. 17 The Quilted Conscience: Dreams and Memories International Quilt Study Center & Museum, 33rd and Holdredge, Lincoln Reception Oct. 1, 5-7 p.m. w/ 5:30 p.m. panel discussion & screening FREE, 472.6549, quiltstudy.org The threads run deep in a story quilt made by 16 Sudanese-American girls from Grand Island, Neb. under the direction of […]