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Murphy’s Law – Saving Chuck

Joel Murphy This past Monday, the Chuck season finale gave me everything I could possibly hope for – comedy, action and copious amounts of Scott Bakula. The show managed to tie up a number of loose ends and gave fans a satisfying ending while still introducing a

Murphy’s Law – It’s hard out there for a pimp

Joel Murphy If 90’s WWE wrestler The Godfather taught me anything, it’s this: “Pimping ain’t easy.” Unfortunately, Army Staff Sergeant Patrick Campbell of Fort Gordon, Ga., recently learned that lesson the hard way. Campbell has been accused by Georgia police of running a prostitution ring and has

Murphy’s Law – Lost’s long and winding road trip

Joel Murphy There are fan sites out there dedicated to pouring over every single frame of Lost, trying to find easter eggs and hidden clues in the show. Diehards look at the books on the shelves in the background to see if any of their plots coincide

Murphy’s Law – A change in attitude

Joel Murphy I should be really excited right now. We are only four days away from WrestleMania, the biggest wrestling pay-per-view of the year. It’s the WWE’s Super Bowl and it’s a show I have watched every year since Hulk Hogan bodyslammed Andre the Giant at WrestleMania

Murphy’s Law – Saying goodbye to Boston

Joel Murphy On December 30, 2006, I packed up all of my worldly possessions and moved from Maryland to Boston. For two years and three months, this city has been my home, but now I am once again packing up all of my worldly possessions and moving

Murphy’s Law – Nice package

Joel Murphy There has been a lot of talk lately about the government’s $787 billion stimulus package (and recently House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that Congress needs to “keep the door open” for another stimulus package later this year). But while the government’s plan may get all

Murphy’s Law – One Shot: Late Night with Jimmy Fallon

Joel Murphy This was inevitable. As longtime readers have undoubtedly surmised by now, I am not a Jimmy Fallon fan. I’ve taken shots at the guy in every single “Things that piss me off” column I’ve written, I mention the hate I have for him in my

Murphy’s Law – Wolverines don’t dance

Joel Murphy Like most fans of comic book movies, I got really excited when I saw the trailer for X-men Origins: Wolverine. Wolverine has always been the best of the X-men and his backstory has always been the most interesting, so getting to see a Wolverine spinoff