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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

Murphy’s Law – A new Street Fighter movie, really?

Joel Murphy When I heard that Seth Rogen was already remaking Paul Blart: Mall Cop, I knew Hollywood was scraping the bottom of the barrel for ideas, but it wasn’t until I saw a trailer for Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun Li that I realized just

Murphy’s Law – Lost action figures I’d like to see

Joel Murphy While many licensed toys on the market are complete and utter crap, Spawn creator Todd McFarlane has made a name for himself by sculpting photo-realistic toys that look more like mini-statues than action figures. To date, McFarlane has done two different waves of Lost action