Archives for: "September 2005"

Inventing the Abbotts

September 30th, 2005
Featuring Liv Tyler, Joaquin Phoenix, Billy Crudup, Jennifer Connelly, Kathy Baker. Directed by Pat O'Connor. In a small Illinois town in 1957, the Abbott daughters are attracted to the widowed school teacher's sons, but can't break away from their… more »

Can't take me anywhere.

September 28th, 2005
Everyone among us has done this at some point in their life; I am confident of that. The specifics will differ person to person and situation to situation, but the broad idea remains universal. There are sometimes that either due to sleepiness, or being… more »

Your Beer Primer

September 28th, 2005
Just like picking the right bottle of wine to serve with dinner, there is a science to your beer selection as well. If you have ever wondered what type of beer to have with what types of food this should help. Borrowed from Cooking Light Magazine. Beer… more »

At least it's Friday.

September 23rd, 2005
It is amazing. A man could walk into your office and tell you a tale of how his morning has been. A true horror story, three simultaneous flat tires in the rain on a highway with a closed shoulder, spilt coffee in his lap, difficulty sitting down after… more »

O.A.R. - Risen

September 21st, 2005
O.A.R. (Of A Revolution) is probably most well known for their hit single "That Was A Crazy Game of Poker" from the The Wanderer album. I was driven to this album after hearing the live version of "Hey Girl" from Any Time Now. It is a great song, though… more »

September 20th, 2005
When you squeeze an orange, orange juice comes out - because that's what's inside. more »

Book of the Month - October, 2005

September 20th, 2005
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck The Grapes of Wrath is a landmark of American literature. A portrait of the conflict between the powerful and the powerless, of one man's fierce reaction to injustice, and of one woman's stoical strength, the novel… more »

Movie of the Month - October, 2005

September 20th, 2005
Mel Brooks Appreciation Month! Blazing Saddles | Buy it from Amazon | MEL BROOKS' COMIC SAGA OF COWBOYS AND IMBECILES. The railroad's bound to run right through the sleep town of Rock Ridge. Land there will be worth a fortune - but the townfolk already… more »

Hitch

September 19th, 2005
A man who teaches dateless wonders how to become irresistible to women learns just how hard it can be to do it yourself in this romantic comedy. When a guy in New York City wants to make the right impression with a certain lady, Alex "Hitch" Hitchens… more »

September 19th, 2005
Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.- Oscar Levant more »