It’s hard to judge The Internship solely as a movie.
That’s because it’s more an advertorial for Google than it is a movie — as anyone who’s seen even the smallest shred of the film’s marketing campaign can attest.
I mean, holy product pimping, Batman! This film shills harder for the search engine and all its auxiliary tools than American Idol does for Coke and Ford.
It’s more in the tank for Google than You’ve Got Mail was for AOL back in 1998.
More than The Wizard was for Nintendo back in 1989.
And yes, even more than Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle was for the burger chain in 2004.
Hell, I’m surprised the film’s not called Google: The Movie.
But alright, now that we’ve got that out of the way, can we move on?
Where does the time go?
Seriously. How is Thanksgiving already this week?
And of course, then there’s Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday. Then Hanukkah is a week and a half later, and not long after that is Christmas. And then before we know it, it’ll be New Year’s Eve.
Holy crap, the year is almost over.
But on a happier note (I think), the holiday season is now officially here.
Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, or something else (Festivus, anyone?), it’s likely you’re going to be buying and receiving lots of gifts over the course of the next month.
I’ve been saving up to buy all kinds of things for my niece and nephews.
Yes, I have a list of things I want too, but it’s not exactly the kind of things you might expect. Here’s what’s on my Holiday 2012 Wish List …