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People Kings of Saratoga

Saturday, December 8th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Hwæt. We Gardena in geardagum – 1st line of Beowulf, from the original Old English text Translation: “LO, praise of the prowess of people-kings.” This is the story of the people kings of Saratoga Springs. Once upon a November 24, Gabe and Justin braved the long, cold road to Albany. They arrived at a destination […]

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Tags: comedy · movies · photos 2007


Wednesday, July 11th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Yet again, Michael Moore delivers. Friday night Jen and I joined Tom and Anne for Sicko, Moore’s latest film about the shoddy state of the health care industry in the U.S. The San Francisco Chronicle review of the film (my usual source for trusted reviews) gave it the standing, clapping man, its best review. The […]

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Tags: movies · politics

An Inconvenient Truth

Tuesday, December 19th, 2006 · 1 Comment

I just finished watching An Inconvenient Truth. If you haven’t already seen it, please do. Then take action. And encourage others to do the same. Here’s what I’ve already done in the past 5 minutes or so to help make a small difference to make the air we breathe and the planet we live on […]

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Tags: movies · the world

Borat Opening Night

Friday, November 24th, 2006 · No Comments

So I moved to this new blog all motivated to post more regularly, and here it’s now been a week since my last post and I already have a huge backlog of stuff to blog about. But it’s all in my head and in my flickr account, so hopefully I’ll catch up soon. Yesterday was […]

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Tags: movies · photos 2006

How to Experience Snakes on a Plane

Saturday, August 19th, 2006 · Comments Off on How to Experience Snakes on a Plane

Quite simply, last night’s Snakes on a Plane showing was the most raucous, fun, and wildest movie-going experience I’ve had in as long as I can remember. Probably ever. So I’ll get right to the point: How to Experience Snakes on a Plane & Have a Rip Roarin’ Good Time: Assemble your snake posse (we […]

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Tags: movies

Motherfucking Snakes on a Motherfucking Plane

Friday, August 18th, 2006 · Comments Off on Motherfucking Snakes on a Motherfucking Plane

I have only one thing to say today: Tonight it’s on. Oh yes.

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Tags: movies

Why Did Brokeback Not Win?

Tuesday, March 7th, 2006 · 3 Comments

Was it the A-list stars in the cast that catapulted Crash to victory Sunday night, as foreshadowed by Jon Stewart’s earlier comments? Was it that America’s not quite ready for a movie about gay cowboys to win Best Picture, as it should have? Yes, it was probably those reasons and others. OSCAR ANALYSIS / Theories […]

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Tags: movies

Brokeback Mountain

Monday, February 6th, 2006 · 1 Comment

Thursday night it was Syriana and Friday night it was Brokeback Mountain. I’m quickly making my way through my list of as-of-yet unseen Oscar-nominated films. Sarah joined me and Jen Friday night; she enjoyed Brokeback so much her first time seeing it that she was eager to see it again. Brokeback Mountain is one of […]

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Tags: movies


Friday, February 3rd, 2006 · Comments Off on Syriana

I saw Syriana last night — the first movie I’d seen in ages — and added it to my very short list of Oscar-nominated movies that I’ve seen so far: Star Wars: Episode III, Cinderella Man, March of the Penguins, War of the Worlds, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Batman Begins, and Crash. I suppose […]

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Tags: movies

Rumblings & The Island

Wednesday, December 21st, 2005 · Comments Off on Rumblings & The Island

One of the fun things about owning an old home is hearing the floor creak as you walk around; catching the angle of the glass in the windows that reveals their age in the warps; feeling the solid doors shut; admiring the original fixtures. One of the fun things about owning a WRX is hearing […]

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Tags: movies