Friday, January 30, 2009

two more book reviews

#58 Indignation Philip Roth 2008 * * * * * Oh, so this is how a novel should be written. Fantastic ~ January 30, 2009
#59 Exit Ghost Philip Roth 2007 * * * * * Couldn't stop reading it. ~ January 30, 2009


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Thursday, January 29, 2009

#97 the internet song I wrote while resetting my router this morning.

Internet, Internet
My dog ate the Internet!
I just love the Internet
It's the place for you and me!

Internet, Internet
Let's all go to the Internet!
My dog broke the Internet!
It's the place for you and me!

Internet, Internet
Let's all go to the Internet!
My dog loves the Internet!
It's the place for you and me!

Internet, Internet
It's big and wide and Internet
I just saw the Internet
It's the place for you and me!


(My dog did not actually break the Internets)

Saturday, January 24, 2009

Two Movie Reviews

Two movie reviews: Das Leben der Anderen (2006) (The Lives of Others) is set in 1984 East Germany. A writer is under surveillance, and the man tasked with eavesdropping on his apartment becomes involved in the people he is supposed to be watching. German film, English subtitles. I give this FIVE ASTERICKS * * * * *

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans (2009) Vampires and Werewolves fighting. Rhona Mitra is smoking hot. I give it THREE ASTRICKS * * *

cnn: delivering hard, important news.

Saturday, January 10, 2009

Ten People You May Have Forgotten Ever Existed:

1. Phyllis Diller b. 1917
2. Jerry Van Dyke, Dick Van Dyke's less famous brother
3. Peter Scolari, the guy on Bosom Buddies that wasn't Tom Hanks.
4. Pat Harrington, "Schneider" from the sitcom One Day at A Time
5. Rutherford B. Hayes, 19th US President
6. Sara Jane Moore, the 2nd woman to attempt to assassinate Gerald Ford
7. Muhammed Saeed al-Sahaf, The Iraqi Information Minister.
8. "Rhoda".
9. Ronald M. Popeil (Popeil Pocket Fisherman)
10. Carrot Top (prop comedian)

Tuesday, January 06, 2009

axle on one side, wreck on the other

On the way downtown there was an accident. There was a truck axle on the right hand side of the highway, and a wreck on the left had side about a city block down the road. A truck pulling a trailer had flipped on its side.

Sunday, January 04, 2009

Why is the theme from "Rockford Files" stuck in my head?

The theme from "The Rockford Files" is inexplicably in my head this morning, and I can't get it out. I haven't seen that show since it was on (The Seventies) and I never actually watched that show, I would always change channels when it was on. In fact, I don't recall every actually watching the show, but I must have because not only was the tune in my head, I knew what show it belonged to. The brain: just weird.

Saturday, January 03, 2009

Annus horribilis

it is Latin for "Horrible Year".

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