In 2011, I hope to feel really, crushingly inadequate no more than four times.
“Oooh, Cameron Diaz’s star, over here! Finally, we’re getting to the good stuff!” -Wisconsin fan, Hollywood and Wilcox, 10.05AM.
I ‘respect America’, I guess (via AmStuds major), but I admit to you all that it warms the coldest, darkest recesses of my heart to hear my comrades in all things Sport shout ‘Flyers forever’ and ‘Mike Richards rules!’ during the quietest moments of the National Anthem singing.
1. Winter’s Bone 2. Another Year 3. Black Swan 4. Shutter Island
I wish there were a movie theatre that confiscated cell phones at entry. No food or drink (besides bottled water, in special soundless bottles) would be served, and talkers or loud movers and rustlers would be ejected at the first sign of noise. In related news, are you guys going to miss me when I go to jail for murdering everyone at the Encino Laemmle Cinema?
Alice ‘Jinx’ [REDACTED], class of 1946, reports that her gorgeous orange cat, Alexander the Great, temporarily plagued her with fleas this past summer. -Smith College Alumnae Quarterly, Class Notes section
MEMO TO CRIS COLLINSWORTH
Stop trying to make ‘Mike Vick’ happen.
fairest: Julian Casablancas - I’ll Try Anything...
Unsolicited yet Very Accurate Movie Reviews
Mary: wut is up with black swanwas the guy just standing around and was like “dude let’s just make Pi for girls; let’s substitute dance for math… that’s the ticket”
Tom Tom Club, On, On, On, On
Last New Year’s Eve, Natasha, Megan and I wondered aloud if maybe we were mistaken about out hopes for 2k10. What if, we asked each other, 2k9 was just a preview of horrors to come? The thought was so unpleasant that we nervously traded glances and then hunched back over our computer screens. I, for one, couldn’t concentrate on my work.
Christmas with Phil.
Nana, to room, during the NFL Network pregame show: I don’t like Michael Vick. Mia, Age 5: Why don’t you like him? Mia’s Mom: He went to jail because he wasn’t nice to dogs, Mia. Me and Dadbro: WELL, IT’S COMPLICATED.
Since I split with my boyfriend, I’ve been focusing on myself and enjoying...– Ashley, 16 and Pregnant
THIS DAY, AMIRITE!?
EAGLES OVER GIANTS
yumwatch: SO MUCH SCREAMING IN MY APARTMENT RIGHT NOW DESEAN JACKSON!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! FLY, EAGLES FLY.
The winter is a bleak, miserable season.
fuckyeahhotbaseballplayers: So in order to keep your baseball spirits up, FuckYeahHotBaseballPlayers is going to start a little “game.” We’re going to call it, “Dat Ass.” Here’s how it goes down: We post a photo of a player’s booty, and the first person to correctly identify the player gets to select one player of their choice to be featured in a picspam. See the next post for the first...
“It’s not a real general, from history. It’s you.” When Paulie rescues the painting of Tony and tells the boss (and, obviously, younger man) how proud he is to have it on his wall? And Tony rages out and rips it down? Too much cringing.
Old Time Family Baseball: Your Daily Depression →
oldtimefamilybaseball: From a 2009 Pittsburgh Tribune article I found while researching another post, here is some disturbing stirrup sock news: “They are commonplace in the minor leagues, but demand is low enough that only one mass production baseball stirrup mill remains, in Conover N.C., with an annual… I have been known to make snap judgements about players based on whether or not...