Rob Thomas

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Rob Thomas is the features editor and social media editor for the Capital Times, as well as its film critic. He joined the Cap Times in 1999 and has written about movies, music, food and books.

The heart of the “Zombieland” movies is an ardent belief in America, that, somehow, a red-state redneck (Woody Harrelson) and a blue-state elite (Jesse Eisenberg) can put aside their differences and work for the common good — as long as that common good is shooting zombies.

(Left to right) Abigail Breslin, Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson and Jesse Eisenberg find the sunny side of an undead apocalypse in "Zombieland: D…

The Pizza Hut Cheez-It Pizza ($6.49) features four toasted ravioli-like squares, a tub of marinara sauce, and a couple of pepperoni slices tha…

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Rob Thomas commented on CD review: She & Him, "Classics"

Fixed. Thanks for the correction.

Rob Thomas

Fixed. Thanks for the correction.

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It's an interesting idea -- the CEO points out that he used to be an executive at Starbucks, where they convinced the world that playing $3 for a cup of coffee was a good idea. I do think a lot of people have been turned off by going to the movies not just because of price but because of a l…

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I think the story is pretty clear that Neelsen is referring to whether the convicted co-workers were guilty or not, rather than whether murder itself is right or wrong.

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That is high praise, Richard. Thank you!

Rob Thomas

@Wis_BlogRider It's unclear -- the citizenkoch.com web site says "In theaters Winter 2014!" but I don't see any specific dates listed.

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@noside -- That's what my online research told me, too, but Meloy seemed to suggest another interpretation.

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Hi Gotch,

Actually, I did cover the meet-and-greet being cancelled in yesterday's "What's the Buzz" column. The Capitol Theater event did go on as scheduled. Here's a link. Thanks!

http://host.madison.com/ct/news/local/what-s-the-buzz-on-day-of-the-wisconsin-book/articl…

Rob Thomas

Geiser, thank you for bringing that to my attention. The show is on Monday, Oct. 21 and the text has been fixed. Thanks again.

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@Gbprr4ever I think you might be on to something about Badger. It's interesting that in that Vulture article, Gould talks generally about hockey but doesn't reference that particular game at all. Makes me wonder if there's something he's not telling. Or maybe I'm just too obsessed with this …