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Besides the usual Fall TV premieres and cool weather, here are some other things we think are awesome; September 2009.

Neil Patrick Harris as Emmys host

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The popular and funny “How I Met Your Mother” star revived the Tonys this year, and is the man to rescue Sunday’s Emmys following last year’s terrible five reality show hosts fiasco.

Susan Enan: Bird

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The U.K. songstress has captured our ears with track #1, ‘Bird‘ off of her album, “Plainsong.”  Has this track been used on a CW show yet?
Buy the CD or Download it for just $5 if purchased before midnight on the 21st.

Katie Cassidy on “Melrose Place”

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As long as she’s on the CW show, we’re watching.

Jessica Biel in “Easy Virtue”

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While the film version of a Noel Coward play may have been a better concept than reality, the unlikely Ms. Jessica Biel is the stand-out performer and stand-alone reason to see it on DVD.  Colin Firth, Ben Barnes and Kristin Scott Thomas are all great, but Biel, as the only American of the group (on and off-screen) brandishes her knack for this comedy of manners.  That girl’s got chutzpah.

“The Brass Verdict” by Michael Connelly

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Mickey Haller and Harry Bosch together in a riveting crime thriller. Paperback to keep in your bag this month.

Fantasy Football

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There are 30 million fantasy players in the U.S. and Canada, an increase of 54 percent from two years ago. Are you one of them?

Screenwriter’s Award-Winner Set, Collection 7

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For all you aspiring screenwriters, the shooting scripts to “Slumdog Millionaire,” “Juno” and “Little Miss Sunshine.”  Study up.

“Quiet Nights” by Diana Krall/”Love Is The Answer” by Barbra Streisand

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Upcoming new albums from a pair of classy singers.

Amulet: Book Two: The Stonekeeper’s Curse

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A brother and sister continue their three-part journey to save their mother in the second volume of the Amulet trilogy. There’s cool stuff to encounter in the parallel world where their quest takes place, like a city of waterfalls and a giant, creepy serpent things. We like.