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Murphy’s Law – Grappling with The Wrestler

Joel Murphy [Disclaimer – People are oversensitive about movie spoilers these days, so I feel the need to warn you that I will be talking a bit about the plot of The Wrestler. So if you haven’t seen it, consider this an official spoiler warning.] To say

Murphy’s Law – The Too Much Information Age

Joel Murphy “The problem is, after a week of intense googling, we’ve started to burn out on knowing the answer to everything. God must feel that way all the time. I think people in the year 2020 are going to be nostalgic for the sensation of feeling

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