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Friday, December 02, 2005

Monkey Business

Drudge is displaying the giant caption: FIRST REVIEW: KING KONG 'JAW-DROPPINGLY BRILLIANT'. It is, of course, referring to Peter Jackson's new film set to release this month. I was elated to hear that Jackson's newest movie was on track to be another winner. Jackson's a grand fellow. I admire him so.

But wait; what's this? "Fran Walsh [Jackson's life partner] told me my Denham has to have a little bit of Willy Loman from Death Of A Salesman to him."

Life partner? What in Middle Earth is that? How could a man of such insight fail to see the splendor of that true commitment, the union that is so much more than a partnership. "Life partner" sounds so empty, like "friend with benefits."

Say it ain't so, Peter.

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