100 Days, 100 Movies: The African Queen (1951)

Day three of my ongoing project to watch all +100 movies on the AFI 100 Years 100 movies list, which lists the greatest American films of all time (or up to 2007 at any rate)….sorry this post is late. I do have a life. It’s not all movies and blogging and unspeakable glamor. ;P So, […]

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May 1, 2013

100 Days, 100 Movies: Casablanca (1942)

As I announced yesterday, I’m going to watch all 100+ movies from the AFI 100 Years 100 movies list, which lists the greatest American films of all time (or up to 2007 at any rate). Today we begin our adventure with Casablanca, which placed #2 on the 1998 list and #3 on the 2007 list. […]

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April 28, 2013

100 Days, 100 Movies: The Beginning

As some of you may know my newest career ambition is to do screenplays (in addition to novels). One thing they tell aspiring screenwriters is to watch a fuckton of movies. Now, I’m already pretty well versed in my movie-lore. You should see my DVD collection…But I do have a few glaring gaps. For instance? […]

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April 27, 2013

Scalzi Time

I went to the LA Times Festival of Books today. Partly to scope the thing out because I’ve wanted to attend for the past few years and just never managed to get my act together. But, mostly, I went for the Scalzi. John Scalzi, to be precise. It’s no secret I adore his writing, and […]

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April 21, 2013

Some (Brief) Thoughts Upon Viewing Jurassic Park in 3-D

So, these were my thoughts upon viewing Jurassic Park on the big screen for the first time in 20 YEARS (20 YEARS!!! seriously?! WTF?). 1. Sam Neill is surprisingly sexy as Grant. Never noticed that before…Sexy Malcolm, yes. Sexy Grant is…a new development 2. The 3-D is really unnecessary 3. Don’t take my nephew to […]

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April 11, 2013

Clap If You Believe in Fairies

OK, this is a test to see how many people are actually reading this. Sort of a voice in the wilderness thing. If you have read this blog post, drop a comment. You don’t have to say anything (although it might be nice to introduce yourself. I don’t bite.) I’m just curious how much I’m […]

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April 11, 2013

Review: SMASH- “The Surprise Party” S.2, E.10

So, I sort of got into Smash despite myself. In the first season the pilot was strong, and I loved all the Marilyn stuff but there were a LOT of problems. They finished strong with the season finale, but then season 2 they switched show runners and things were a hot mess again. So I […]

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April 9, 2013

Monday Video: Gymnastics

This routine is insane. You will gape in shock. You will wince at all the ways they can bend their bodies. You will say, “I didn’t even know people could bend that way!” Enjoy. 🙂 [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q5L4MT8LdOQ&w=560&h=315]

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April 8, 2013
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