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Sick But Recovering….

My apologies, but I’ve been laid up with some sort of nasty flu-like virus that has limited my actions pretty much to lying in bed and snacking on tylenol, electrolyte-laced drinks and the odd klonapin for sleeping. LOVE the zepams, people! Things weren’t SO bad. I mean, I was able to watch the entire first season of ABC’s excellent mid-90’s TV series, Murder One and an fine way to spend a few feverish days, that is. I only wish my Buffy the Vampire Slayer – The Chosen Collection had shown up the day it was supposed to, instead of a day late.
Anyway, the real point of this post is to drool over the new announcement of:

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The Rabbi’s Holiday Gift List: Office Space & Murder One

Over the next 3 1/2 weeks I will be reviewing, previewing and spotlighting items that you might buy for friends and loved ones this holiday season. It’ll be mostly DVDs with some books and other assorted goodies thrown in. No, this ain’t just for Christmas and if you want to hint to Bubbe what might make your shayne punim light up with joy, slip her my URL, and say goodbye forever to tube sock and gelt!
First up are two DVDs that really couldn’t be more different. The first, the recently released Office Space Special Edition With Flair! (20th Century Fox, $19.98 list) is one of the better comedies made in the past 10 years and while a failure at the box office, the film developed a cult following on video and rightly so. The second is Murder One: The Complete Second Season (20th Century Fox, $59.98 list), the sophomore and final season of the taught and original crime drama created by Steven Bochco (NYPD Blue, Hill Street Blues).

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