Tuesday, July 31, 2007


Seriously, Bergman and now Antonioni? Who's next, Herzog? Maybe Varda or Godard?

(honestly, i thought bergman was already dead.)

Sunday, July 29, 2007

My internet is so terribly slow this weekend, I'm clicking on a link and having phone conversations, turning back around to face a smattering of blue x's and then raging at the internet gods. I'm very hazy today, it's because I spent a good portion of last night downing cheap cocktails at a very crowded champagne's. I thought it was funny that someone chose "Deck the Halls" to karaoke. The whole thing had a very surreal, 70's feel. I should have been drinking grasshoppers. Speaking of which, why hasn't "Looking for Mr. Goodbar" been released on dvd? I need to watch it immediately in order to feel better about my own night-time tendencies*.
Everyone thinks I drew my tattoo on with a marker. Did you do that yourself? Yeah, yeah I did. I also do my own haircuts and surgery.

*as in, at least I'm not dead at the hands of a psychotically creepy richard gere. keep in mind the "at least" portion is growing thinner by the second.

Wednesday, July 25, 2007

In more of "what's Wes Anderson up to" news, here's the trailer for "The Darjeeling Limited":

I don't think you fully understand my love for this man. No, I don't think that you do.

Monday, July 23, 2007

Man, collection agencies are brutal. And people wonder why I can't afford cable, ipods or other things that people making over fifty thousand dollars a year get to have. Serious treadmill shit.

Monday, July 16, 2007

I feel your pain and I return it with a renewed sense of outrage.

New Wes Anderson movie coming out in September (supposedly)- "The Darjeeling Limited".

This is good news! It has something to do with India, and also a train. Just look at that picture, won't you. Some things I saw this weekend: the dvd of season one of "Weeds" which I thoroughly enjoyed, and that movie "Fur" which is supposedly about Diane Arbus but really isn't. I think it's ok that its made up, or half made up or whatever, that's a filmmaker's perogative and I like it when they try and blur the lines anyways. What I didn't like is that Nicole Kidman has played the EXACT SAME WIDE-EYED GASPY SEMI-DEPRESSED CHARACTER in every movie she's been in for the last five years. The movie was really pretty though. I'll recommend it based on the fact that the movie was really pretty though. I was going to post a picture, but I can't find anything close to what I was looking for. So here's my old standby which is of course A DACHSHUND WEARING A HOT DOG COSTUME:

Thursday, July 12, 2007

My favorite part of the Colbert interview I just read, located here, concerning his new book (because EW is the absolute final in journalistic integrity):

Well, everyone does love additional content.
Value-added. My book is interactive. I understand that's what the kids are into. YouTube? YouWrite!

You could just put a mirror back there.
Oh, I so much want to put a Mylar mirror in the book! I want my book to be like Pat the Bunny. I want to have a little soft part, and a scratchy part, and don't get me started about the mirror. Oh! Hours of fun!

Pat the Bunny! That was my favorite when I was one years of age. Today I'm really more into staring at the internet than actually working. Or maybe even staring out the window. There's a plastic surgery clinic across the street, I can see people walk in and out of it but I'm too far away to see their faces. To see their horrible horrible deformities as they step in and out of a collective arsenal of Lexus EssYouVees.
I've been reading "Guns, Germs and Steel" and I really like it, I haven't read anything non-fiction in awhile that I've enjoyed quite so much. Even if I do have a tendency to break down chapters in my head like research papers, a way to read for theories instead of sentences. (I swear to god, I had written "syntactical idiosyncracies" in all srsness for a half second.) Anyways, anyways and my point is: if anyone can recommend some non-fiction books concerning economics or economic theory that aren't grad-school dull/impossible to get through, please recommend them in the comments. I'm brushing up.

Tuesday, July 10, 2007

I've had nothing of substance to blog about lately, which is why that goddamn weather sign is still holding strong. Who knew it changed on a daily basis? That's the most helpful blog post I've ever had the priviledge to publish. Oh, here's something else:

Tuesday, July 03, 2007


Sunday, July 01, 2007

I finally saw Raising Arizona, my favorite line is the one about thinking round balloons are funny.

The high on Thursday is supposed to be 116. The high today was 111, so I don't doubt it. It's ridiculous weather. Last night I watched The Rentals play three songs before leaving, thank god I didn't have to pay to get in. I didn't so much mind the music as I minded the crowd. There was a dude up front more flailing than dancing, marking a certain dangerous circumference with his arm movements and being the only willing participant in a pseudo-slam dance session. He was wearing a stupid hat and therefore I dubbed him "ska-tard". Because I really really hate it when people dance with no regard for the safety of others. And also, when you try and slam dance to The Rentals.
I did a lot of shopping this weekend, it's been one of those weekends where I'm absolutely convinced that everyone I see is having a better life than I am. So I went shopping. I bought shoes.
Why do I keep downloading episodes of The Starter Wife. Summer television! It's like terrible terrible candy.