The Perfect Karaoke Song

Here's a question for ya: what is the perfect karaoke song? Wait, don't answer yet. Because I'm not asking for titles, the "Brown Eyed Girls"s and the "I Will Survive"s. I am asking about qualities. What are the characteristics of the perfect karaoke song? This has been on my mind recently, as I have found myself in no less than

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Shall Remain Nameless

Me: Sorry, what's your name again? Him: You've forgotten my name? Me: Yes. But don't take it personally. I mean, I totally remember you. I am just terrible with names. The worst. Him: Okay. Me: And not only the names of people, either. Geographic names. Street names. Can't remember them, any of them. Him: Okay. Me: And also figures. Like,

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Booklist 2011

Today in the Tournament of Books, it's Model Home by Eric Puchner vs. Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Shteyngart, with the verdict rendered by .... me? Wait, seriously? Who let me do literary criticism? Well anyway, mistakes were made and I think it's best we just move on. But I am going to check two novels off my

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THIS IS CAILLOU!!!

Squig and I were watching Caillou this morning. Caillou is a Canadian kid's show that teaches children that sharing is important, and teaches parents that their child is nowhere near as totally fucking annoying as he could be. Anyway, at one point I got up from the couch and used the bathroom. When I returned a few minutes later, this

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