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Don’t worry, Better Call Saul fans — we can still Break Bad

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If, like me you’re a fan of television’s Breaking Bad, times are good. The series, which we may have referred to in this space as “the most thrilling, gripping, exhilarating, suspenseful, jump-out-of-your-chair-and-scream-holy crap! television series ever broadcast,” has concluded its run. But thanks to Netflix, the adventures of Walter White, Jesse Pinkman, Skyler, Hank, Gus Fring, Tío Salamanca, and all of the show’s famous (and infamous) characters will live forever. And thanks to Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan and producer Peter Gould, the show’s spinoff series, Better Call Saul, has become one of cable TV’s biggest hits (and one with no shortage of “Holy Crap!” moments of its own. Did you see those flashbacks to Mike Ehrmantraut’s checkered past in…

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Haul-a-day 27: Incredibly Awkward

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Feeling a bit awkward these days? Good! Us, too. Awkward as in Hugs and Misses: 30 Postcards of Awkward Romance and Stars and Swipes: 30 Postcards of Awkward Americana, both from the diabolically clever mind of Wilhelm Staehle and Silhouette Masterpiece Theater (Quirk Books 2014). This merry madman carved silhouettes into famous paintings and turned them into hilarious vignettes depicting “forgotten” moments in American history and those embarrassing moments in love and romance. You know there’s a perfect one for someone in your life–so click to enter. After all, what are the holidays without a little awkwardness?          

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