August 6th, 2009

fatuous lunatic

Still chillaxing!

Got in some good Mint time yesterday, with Tifanny, Kenny, Sammy Joe, and a small group of others. (Note to self-Do not attempt to sing "Young Americans" again. Ever!)

Worked on my Big Beta project, read a bunch of fic, and made progress on the NOVEL!

Did a Walgreen's run for hubby and was reminded that I don't have to go to 24th St for a 24 Hour Fitness, because DUH, there's one right on Market, next to the Walgreens.

So after LJ catch-up and shower, I might head over there.

Got an email this AM from Ben, the bartender. He finished CoE last night. His first reaction was this: I just finished it!!!! And I don't think I have enough kleenex to take care of all these sniffles! It was so moving and dark. And Jack isn't a hero. But, he saved so many people. I just don't know what to think.

ugh! sniffle, sniffle.

I've sent him a detailed "interview" to try and get a sense of a reaction from outside the internet cauldron, and see what he thinks about some of the more hot-button issues that have come up. I'm also hoping to get responses from my other Barrowmania converts and my friend Ivan, who's an old school Who fan. He hasn't watched yet, because he doesn't want to deal with anything that dark right now. Aside from my warnings, his own brother told him it was really depressing. I'll be with Debra at work next week, and she should have something to say as well.

From Rachel Maddow last night:

In case anyone thinks there's anything the least bit "grass roots" about the disruptions going on at the Health Care Town Halls, YOU HAVE GOT TO WATCH THIS! Seriously. I'm begging.

All Out of Love

RIP-John Hughes!

One of my favorite scenes in any movie, ever: (And the reason I could never truly hate Charlie Sheen.)

Boy in Police Station:Drugs?
Jeannie: Thank you, no. I'm straight.
Boy in Police Station: I meant, are you in here for drugs?
Jeannie: Why are you here?
Boy in Police Station: Drugs.

I'm going to the Mint today and I'll sing Danke Schoen in honor of John and Ferris. Maybe, Don't You Forget About Me, while I'm at it too.

I was just the right age (ok, maybe a smidge older-graduated '82) for Breakfast Club and Ferris to really matter to me.

ETA-And RIP a genius from a different era: Budd Schulberg
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Song Lyric Prompt-a-Day 2009 Day 218

Prompts can be used for any fandom, pairing, or even original fic, if you like. (Yes, any.) All I ask is that you credit me with providing the prompt and comment with a link to the entry.

Prompt #218

Our love is like a ship on the ocean
we've been sailing with a cargo full of, love and devotion

Rock The Boat-The Hues Corporation
Written by Waldo Holmes
From the album Freedom for the Stallion