Where I steal my favorite things from the internets and reprint them in hopes that someone else might find the same amusement in them that I do. On the rare occasion that I do come up with an original post, I often complain about most things that annoy me and occasionally talk about pop culture, pinball and drinking.

Sunday, April 08, 2007

Who doesn't love karaoke on a Thursday night?

(Insert plug for karaoke at Miranda's starting this Thursday, 4/12, at 9:30 PM)

Anyway, some random thoughts:

1. Not playing Guitar Hero in about two months gives you awful wrist & forearm pain. Getting to play Tattooed Love Boys & Freezepop makes it worth it, though.

2. Matt Serra absolutely fed Georges St. Pierre his lunch tonight on UFC 69. That was awful. I'm not sure how you recover from an asskicking like that.

3. Check out the new Interpol album and let me know what you think. I wonder how much pressure they felt from the other bands of their ilk to get more upbeat (read: dancey) - talk about swift departures.

4, The Cubs are starting to look like the team people hoped for and THEN some. The starting pitching, save Z in the opener, has been fantastic, and the offense is starting to put some nice numbers up. A-Ram is hitting in April, which is a plus, and Mark DeRosa is hitting a lot more than I thought he would so far. It's almost enough to get me off the ledge over Jacque Jones batting #2 and Cliff Floyd starting.

5. Happy Easter to anyone who reads this. I've got an extensive blog planned for tomorrow afternoon, so I'll get some sleep for now.

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Wednesday, April 04, 2007

Torturing myself, vol. 32

Why do I read food blogs when I'm starving? I'm such a moron.

Food blog of the day: http://homeyturtleg.blogspot.com/

Recipe of the day: http://coconutlime.blogspot.com/2005/12/coconut-lime-macaroons.html

It's early, yet. These may change. There's so much foodie luv out there. God bless the internets.

Sunday, April 01, 2007

A return to blogging with some odds & ends, nuggets & tidbits.

I'm not sure what the point of a blog is if you don't keep it up, so my new resolution is to maintain this blog at least every other day. Not that I'll have anything to say, but.

1. It's nice to see that old habits die hard. In the early days of my love affair with indie rock, I found that I have a certain knack for discovering bands just on the cusp of their falling apart (or, worse, death), never to get to see them live or enjoy another album. In a similar vein, I finally dropped my anti-Doctor Who stance and decided to give it a shot, starting with the rebirth in 2005. I was completely sucked in by the performance by Christopher Eccleston as the latest Dr. Who and decided that this was a show I could really get into. Of course, about 2 episodes later he regenerates into David Tennant and Eccleston is never to be seen again, even in flashbacks. ugh.

2. Speaking of Christopher Eccleston, the sequel to 28 Days Later is coming out and I will finally be motivated to actually go to a movie theater again. As excited as I am to see the movie, the poster might even be more exciting:

3. If I ever needed a reason to cross the pond and move to England, this is it: http://snackspot.org.uk/thread.php?story=0703201856cpi


4. If anyone wants some action, I'll put $50 on the Wallflowers being the Waterfront headliners this year.

I promise that my posts will be more exciting from here on out just in case anyone actually reads them. In the meantime, check out some of the links on the right. There's some good stuff up there.