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Last week, I got free tickets to a screening of The Tree of Life, the new film starring Brad Pitt. It’s a vivid, surreal look at birth, death, life, and existence around the story of a family in 1950s Texas. It was on a weekday evening, and there was essentially no way for Cool Mum and I to go together. The boys just recently developed a good sleep routine, and we didn’t want to screw that up by dropping them off with friends and picking ’em up late at night.

So instead of me finding someone to go with, I told CM to take the tickets, secure a friend, and have a night out on the town. Continue reading

In our unending quest to stay relevant and cool, we need help staying up on what’s cool – like who we should be watching, where we should be eating, and what we should be wearing. Hence, the urgent need for the Cool Duel.

This feature is not to be confused with the previous blog game in which readers submitted their weekend activities, and everyone voted to see who had the coolest weekend. That blog game went by the name of the Cool Duel. Oh, I guess that is confusing. Anyway, they are not to be confused.

So in the new Cool Duel, we’ll pose two of whatever, and you tell us which one is cooler and why. Let’s start with two Hollywood stars who share a curious connection: Brad Pitt.

Who’s cooler:  Jennifer Aniston or Angelina Jolie?