The Lone Ranger … a movie review from a normal person

On Tuesday, "The Lone Ranger" starring Johnny Depp and the guy from "The Social Network" (Armie Hammer) came out on DVD. I hadn't really thought about seeing the movie, which just means I didn't really care if I watched it or not, but my son really wanted to see it so the family and I sat down and tuned in. 

Turns out I was actually happy that we did. 

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Alan Jackson is overrun by Christmas cheer … opens hometown Christmas shop to get rid of some of it

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Here's a thought that I bet would never have crossed your mind in a million years unless some blogger came along and put it in your head … how many Christmas decorations go into decorating five manions? 

I'm not sure how much Christmas crap it would take to decorate one mega mansion, let alone five, but apparently it's a lot more than you'd think … just ask Alan Jackson, who has come up with a novel way to unload some of his unneeded holiday decorations. 

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Merry Drunkmas to Kellie Pickler … Jack Daniels gives singer 280 bottles of booze for Christmas

Either Jack Daniels is expecting Kellie Pickler to have one heckuva holiday party, or they think the girl really, really likes her Jack (and who doesn't?), because the company recently…

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Rosanne Cash launching new album with television appearances

Rosanne Cash new album
Rosanne Cash’s new album, The River & The Thread, comes out January 14 on Blue Note Records and she will be celebrating with a series of high profile media appearances and performances. Week of release, she will perform on “Late Show with David Letterman” (Thursday, January 16), NPR’s “Morning Edition” will profile the album and Cash will be doing an in-store performance and signing at the Barnes & Noble in NYC’s Union Square. Other release week activities include a special live hour-long broadcast on New York station WFUV (January 13th at 8 PM) and appearances on NPR’s “World Café,” the syndicated show “Acoustic Café” and the talk radio institution “Imus in the Morning.” 

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