Archives for: "May 2005"

Finding that elusive cell phone signal.

May 31st, 2005
These people may be my favorite people in the world. I want to say that people like this exist in every country that has a cellular network, but I think I am giving my fellow Americans too much credit if I insist we are not alone in our gestures. You're… more »

May 30th, 2005
It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit. - Harry S. Truman more »

Poodles. I don't get it.

May 27th, 2005
On my drive to work this morning I saw a woman out walking her poodle. My first thought was, "My that is an ugly little creature." This was not as much about her poodle specifically, but more about the breed in general. There is nothing cute about these… more »

Analogies are fun.

May 26th, 2005
Cell phones are to law school as oil is to water. Does that take you back to the SATs? Anyway, in class last night a cell phone rang in the middle of discussion. The mobile device in question belongs to the person who sits to my left. He quickly fumbled… more »

Kiki's Delivery Service

May 23rd, 2005
With voices of Kirsten Dunst, Phil Hartman, Matthew Lawrence and Debbie Reynolds. A young witch must learn to survive on her own in a new town. Created by acclaimed animator Hayao Miyazaki. Kiki being thirteen years old is of the age when young witches… more »

Buy Chappelle's Show Season 1

May 22nd, 2005
Great deal from Amazon to get Chappelle's Show Season 1 for only $13.50. BUY IT NOW. more »

Book of the Month - June, 2005

May 20th, 2005
Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer With only a yellowing photograph in hand, a young man--also named Jonathan Safran Foer--sets out to find the woman who may or may not have saved his grandfather from the Nazis. Accompanied by an old man… more »

Our Star Wars Nation

May 19th, 2005
Almost all of the credit for the success of Star Wars seems to go to George Lucas, and I do not challenge that. All I want to do is thank everyone, including Lucas, for the roles they played in bringing Star Wars into our lives. And yes, I do refer to… more »

Xochimilco - Detroit, MI

May 18th, 2005
The signs say Mexicantown, though some call it "Mexican Village". Whichever way you say it, this area of Detroit is home to Xochimilco's Restaurant. I have never been to Mexico so I cannot speak to the authenticity of their Mexican menu, but what I can… more »

When the Wind Blows - James Patterson

May 17th, 2005
Frannie O'Neill is a talented Colorado veterinarian haunted by her husband's murder. But the course of her life is about to change again. After another bizarre killing, Kit Harrison, a troubled and unconventional FBI agent, arrives on her doorstep. And… more »