July 25th, 2006

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Notice Anything Funny About the Folks Next Door?

The New York Times

February 19, 2006 Sunday

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SO here comes Bill Henrickson, thoughtful dad and uber-husband, steering the S.U.V. into his pocket of Utah exurbia after a long day overseeing home-improvement stores in one of the fastest-growing areas in America. The Beach Boys have already cued us to the rosy domestic themes to come, singing ''God only knows what I'd be without you'' through the credits. The likable lug loosens his tie, gives his best Rob Petrie ''Honey, I'm home'' look, and then makes his way toward one of the three women he has sex with, whose neighboring houses connect through the back doors. The next morning he leaves his bedmate, a willowy blonde with money problems, a $100 bill on the nightstand.
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