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Jun062014

Orange you glad it's my birthday?

For my birthday, Netflix gave me a whole new season of Orange is the New Black to binge-watch. Such a thoughtful gift! And you are all the beneficiaries.

yeah, obviously i can't do the laverne cox one

A reminder that, since there's no fighting the dominance of OITNB this week -- I felt so left out during House of Cards binge-watch week but that show is just not for me. I am Spacey Intolerant in large doses -- we'll be covering it on a one-off episode of "Hit Me With Your Best Shot" on Tuesday night. You're watching anyway, so pick a shot and write about it!

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What are you giving me for my birthday?* 
ME! ME! ME! This is the last time I'll ask for prezzies for at least a few months but please know that it's a full time job to offer you all this content each and every day 365 days a year and the occasional movie advertisements, particularly during Oscar season, only go so far towards expensives and a living wage. I realize that perhaps you think me greedy to ask for a cup of coffee per month  and I remember in high school and college (the age of many readers as far as I can tell) sometimes it's hard to find two dimes to rub together so perhaps $1 a month is a better compromise? I'd only need 600 more of you to pay rent. New York City is a demanding bitch, sometimes.

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Happy Birthday.

June 6, 2014 | Unregistered Commenter3rtful

Happy Birthday, Nat! 8)
Sounds like a great one so far.
Mine's on Monday, so I'm looking forward to what I might get.
(maybe an ITW teaser trailer, finally??? One can dream...)

June 6, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterSonja

Happy birthday!

June 6, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterJohn

All the Best! Hope Captain American pays you a special visit on your special day. Cheers!

June 6, 2014 | Unregistered Commenterbrookesboy

Happy birthday!

June 6, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterJason H.

Happy birthday!!!!!

June 6, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterPedro

happy birthday in advance Sonja!

June 6, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterNATHANIEL R

Happy birthday!!

June 6, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterDominik

Feliz cumpleaños, Nathaniel!

June 6, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterSad man

Happy Birthday to You!

June 6, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterJaragon

happy birthday, nathaniel!

June 6, 2014 | Unregistered Commentermarcelo

Happy birthday!

June 6, 2014 | Unregistered CommenterSuzanne

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