Tuesday, November 28, 2006

Well, Pete...

It's a fool who looks for logic in the chambers of the human heart.

MB is watching O Brother, Where Art Thou? and I'm remembering all over again how much it rocks. When I first heard the concept--a semi-musical retelling of the Odyssey, set during the Great Depression and starring George Clooney--I was immensely skeptical. But I finally watched it one day, and oh, it is awesome. If you haven't seen it, give it a shot. I don't really like musicals and I love it. LOVE IT. And if you watch it and hate it, you're dead to me I'll eventually be able to forgive you.

I've decided that O Brother has to be on my list of the top five most quotable movies of all time.

So now I've got to figure out what the other four would be. The next two are cake:  Gross Pointe Blank and The Princess Bride.

After that, it's hard to choose...I've come up with Pirates of the Caribbean and The 13th Warrior, which are certainly quoted a lot in my household.

I'll probably change my mind tomorrow, but these can stand for now.

Dammit, I wasn't hit by no train!

Here are some NaBloPoMo posts that have rocked my world and / or almost made me laugh my ass right off over the last few days:

The pop culture librarian braved the mall on Thanksgiving weekend, then wished she'd brought some ninja stars.

Sasha at Hypermetamorphic was blamed and then un-blamed for leaving a pair of granny-panties at a friend's house.

Doppelganger at 50 Books posted some deliciously lovely book porn.

A Spot of T is going through the NaBlo participant list and marking down who's in and who's out, and she keeps the "in" links active. She's only about halfway through the C-list right now, but I'm loving the Cliff's Notes version of the master list so far.

Chirky posted a list of cold weather demands that I found entirely reasonable, especially considering the big-ass cold front that's set to wallop the hell out of the Midwest on Friday.

And I'm a little bit in love with Lane at Pink Elephants for creating the insanely cool Randomizer, which I really, really hope is still operational once November ends.

Do not seek the treasure!

I finished Preludes & Nocturnes tonight and got collection 2, The Doll's House, from the library on my way home from work. Once I got through the first section of the first book and the Sandman got free, it got a whole lot easier to follow, or maybe I just got used to it. Either way, I'm really getting into it. And overusing "get" and "got."


  1. when we finished watching it, my mother declared that she didn't care for it. but she wanted to rewatch the parts she liked, which was about 90% of the total movie. so basically, she really likes it, but for some reason initially said she didn't. she ends up watching it every time they show it on tv, even if she has something important to do instead. and i couldn't tell you how often she says, "we thought you was a toad."

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