Monthly Archives: May 2010

For Memorial Day…

Two pieces: One: William Owen’s “Anthem for Doomed Youth”. What passing-bells for these who die as cattle?Only the monstrous anger of the guns.Only the stuttering rifles’ rapid rattleCan patter out their hasty orisons.No mockeries for them; no prayers nor bells,Nor … Continue reading

Posted in Memorial Day, Paddy Chayefsky, Wilfred Owen | Leave a comment

Vlog #9: Bats#%t Crazy Chinese Cinema and Karoke Cop Out

The title really does say it all but I do have a couple of notes. -This was shot on the last night of my Seattle Trip last year.  But I only got around to cutting the footage this last week.  … Continue reading

Posted in Jake Merriman, Seattle, The Geekness | Leave a comment

Teabagger. Meet hot water.

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Rand Paul’s appearance on Maddow Thursday was a textbook example of that rare moment when a politician makes the effort to answer a question with total honesty and … Continue reading

Posted in Politics, Rachel Maddow, Republicans shooting themseves in the foot | Leave a comment

Yeah, but the joke will be on them when "Jonah Hex" blows up BIG!

Looks like someone’s not getting her leg humped by a horny robot again! (Via-Hitfix.com.) How the mighty have fallen. Once heralded as the Cindy Crawford pin up queen of a generation, Megan Fox has had a rough 12 months.  After … Continue reading

Posted in Megan Fox, Michael Bay, The Geekness, The Hotness, Transformers | Leave a comment

WEEKEND VIDEO DUMP: THE BP SPILL EDITION.

Hoping against hope… From Taegan Goddard’s Political Wire: President Obama “is angry about the oil spill, its magnitude, BP’s stalling and tomorrow, he is going to let his frustrations spill out at a late-morning press availability after he meets with … Continue reading

Posted in The Earth, Video dump | Leave a comment

VIDEO DUMP-LENA HORNE EDITION.

Ninety Two years is a damn good run.  And she made the most of it. Pass on lightly, Ms. Horne.

Posted in The Geekness | Leave a comment

"Iron Man 2"

My Thirteen Year Old Self: IRON MAN!  EXPLOSIONS!  SCARLETT JOHANSSON’S BOOBIES! My slightly more sophisticated film fan:  Jon Favreau manages the neat trick of delivering all the mandatory beats of a summer blockbuster while letting his cast roam through it … Continue reading

Posted in The Geekness | Leave a comment