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Turn Back the Clock Night: The First TDYLF Article, Four Years Later

Baseball teams love to have ‘Turn Back the Clock Night.’ It’s a promotion where teams wear uniforms from the past, usually in the interest of invoking nostalgia. It’s fun, and often hideous thanks to polyester, outdated logos, and v-neck jerseys. That brings me to today’s article. As of today, I’ve been writing about movies and TV for exactly four years. That’s a really obnoxious, self-aggrandizing way of saying that it’s TDYLF’s 4th anniversary, birthday, or whatever you want to call it. For sheer entertainment value and to “turn back the clock” (so to speak), I thought it’d be fun to run the first thing I ever wrote, way back on March 18, 2010. Continue reading

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The State of the Union

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Today may bring the strangest article in the history of TDYLF. For three years, the site has pumped out one article or another about movies and (occasionally) TV 4.617 times a week. Ish. Today, I’m going to go a little meta (if that word is even still a thing, and if it’s not then substitute “self-referential”). Today I’d like to discuss the current state of things and the future of the site. Continue reading

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500K! A Milestone and a Thank You

When I first started TDYLF in March of 2010, I honestly had no idea what to expect. I had hoped to create a holding cell for all of the synaptic goo that springs forth from my skull. That’s really all I had hoped to have, and so I started out with a ridiculously long URL–thedroidyourelookingfor.wordpress.com–and a clunky masthead, which laid atop a clunky design. It’s now almost two years later. The URL has changed (tdylf.com), the masthead has changed, the fonts have changed, and the background has gotten a recent renovation. Even the content has evolved through the 22 months. And now, I’ve reached a milestone that I never would’ve thought possible. Continue reading

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