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Jason Wallis Sheer, delirious energy in ‘Horrible Bosses’

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Jason Wallis

Posted: Friday, July 15, 2011 8:30 am | Updated: 10:15 am, Fri Jul 15, 2011.

I’ll begin this week’s column on a couple rare personal notes: First, a thank-you to my readers for the influx of positive feedback lately — online and even in person. So much of what I do is seeped in negativity that it’s extraordinarily gratifying to know that my endless toiling in the gulag that is the modern multi-plex is appreciated. Special shout-outs go to Dana DeMoulin, Heather Louise, Stephen Wiebe and “Alex C.” for their humbling words. But bless you every one.

On a more bittersweet (and ironic, given the subject of this review) note, I wish to salute our outgoing news editor, Brian “Voodoo” Craig. Voodoo has been my very good friend and mentor for the past nine years on the News-Sentinel copy desk, and I am not giving in to hyperbole when that I say he was not only the best boss I’ve ever had, but indeed the best boss possible, even in a theoretical sense — infinitely capable, fair-minded and practical, and always helpful to his subordinates. Plus, he has the best drinking stories you’ll ever hear. Needless to say, he will be very sorely missed.

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