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Murphy’s Law – I’m Batman

Joel Murphy Last week while taking a shot at the wannabe rocker from American Idol, I wrote the following paragraph: “I’ve spent most of my life wanting to be Batman, but I’m enough of a realist to accept the fact that it isn’t going to happen. I’m

Murphy’s Law – New Year’s resolutions

Joel Murphy Every year on December 31, many of you evaluate your life and come up with a list of New Year’s resolutions. As for me, at the end of every year, when I take a look at myself in the mirror and reevaluate my life, I

Murphy’s Law – Sex sandwich

Joel Murphy Burger King and I used to have a good thing going. They would run ridiculous advertisements on TV involving their terrifying King mascot and in return, when I was in the mood to order crap food that I would regret eating the next day, I

Murphy’s Law – I bet the cake had white frosting on it

Joel Murphy While many of you may hate the idea of having to shovel snow this December 25, I have a feeling that Heath and Debrah Campbell of Hunterdon County, New Jersey are dreaming of a white Christmas. The Campbells recently made national headlines after a local

Murphy’s Law – Black Friday

Joel Murphy Last Friday morning, before the sun came up, after spending a day gorging yourself on too much food and doing your best to tolerate annoying family members, some of you headed out to your local malls and retail stores to save a few bucks on

Murphy’s Law – The Tivo Effect

Joel Murphy If I were making a list of all of the things I was thankful for this year, one of the things that would rank high on my list is my DVR (it would rank just slightly behind my fiancée and just in front of my

Murphy’s Law – TV and the economy

Joel Murphy It’s a bit of an understatement to say our economy isn’t doing so well these days. People are getting laid off, the government is bailing out corporations left and right and many people in the lower and middle class are about one paycheck away from

Murphy’s Law – One Shot: Batman: The Brave and The Bold

Joel Murphy It’s a good time to be a Batman fan. After years of suffering through horrible films like Batman Forever and Batman and Robin, Bat-fans were finally rewarded when Christopher Nolan single-handedly saved the franchise with Batman Begins and this summer’s juggernaut The Dark Knight. And