Each year I post a list of my 12 favorite posts from the year, in chronological order. I generally exclude review posts, but one might make the cut, I suppose. It’s Not Sexist cuz I’m winking and nudging – brief meditation on sexism and racism in humor, using Tosh.0 as an example. Selecting a Sherlock [...]
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My Halloween playlist just cycled into "Stonehenge." Spinal Tap FTW. #goestoeleven # Want to read essays about THE WALKING DEAD from zombie luminaries galore? http://t.co/hQCQZlMz While you're at it, you can read my essay. # Yearly health screening today == 12 hour fast, water only. Hulk miss coffee. #onehourtogo # Watching [REC]2 while I eat [...]
New titanic book! I wants it! http://t.co/OutD9TZa
New blog post:: What Sank the Titanic? http://t.co/cN73veX7
History, Movies, Science
What Sank the Titanic? (an episode of Discover’s new series, Curiosity) As you may know, I’m a bit of a Titaniac, so I was pretty excited to watch Discovery’s What Sank the Titanic. In particular, I was spoiling for an argument because I assumed the show would endorse the same old theories that have been [...]
Books I Read, History, War
by Morgan Robertson The Wreck of the Titan sounds like a derivative story. Here are a couple excerpts of the first chapter that highlight the similarities between the ship in the book and the Titanic: She was the largest craft afloat and the greatest of the works of men. In her construction and maintenance were [...]
Books I Read, Detectives, Double Reviews, Movies
Heat Wave by Richard Castle; Titanic 2 from Asylum pictures Initially, I scoffed at the Richard Castle novels as a marketing ploy from ABC. While they certainly aren’t high art or deep, they have much of the same charm that the television show has. Heat Wave tells the story of Nikki Heat, a police detective [...]
Nature comes alive at the #brookfieldzoo Male giraffe suddenly gets aroused and we guide the kids to check out one of the infographics. # Boilin' potatoes. Yeah, you read right. # Watching Terminator Salvation for the first time. Didn't expect to see naked Arnold. # After mishearing my question, I noticed Jenny said "no" but [...]
@richardebe A childhood #MSt3k habit means most movies are enjoyable. Plus, I’d probably enjoy watching a sponge if it were Titanic-shaped.
#Titanic2 Um, where are all the other people?
#Titanic2 Didn’t I read somewhere that drowning people vomit as part of the death throes? #JustSayin’
#Titanic2 “What’s your plan?” “I drown. This water’s cold, and if they find me soon enough, I can be revived.” #CrappyPlan
#Titanic2 I wonder if the similarity between the hero’s hair and Leo’s hair in the James Cameron movie is intentional.
#Titanic2 Despite its silliness, this movie is pretty enjoyable. #ExtraCheese
#Titanic2 #NoteToSelf: Don’t try to help someone who tried to squeeze through a steel door and gotten stuck. Nothing good will come of it.