Archives for: "February 2006"

The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini

February 28th, 2006
This powerful first novel...tells a story of fierce cruelty and fierce yet redeeming love. Both transform the life of Amir, Khaled Hosseini's privileged young narrator who comes of age during the last peaceful days of the monarchy, just before his… more »

February 27th, 2006
That's the way the mind works: the human brain is genetically disposed toward organization, yet if not tightly controlled, will link one imagerial fragment to another on the flimsiest of pretense and in the most freewheeling manner, as if it takes a… more »

S.W.A.T.

February 20th, 2006
Two wisecracking battle-hardened veterans (Samuel L. Jackson and Colin Farrell) team up with a pair of street smart rookies (Michelle Rodriguez and LL Cool J) to form the most freewheeling -- but effective -- S.W.A.T. team ever. Their first assignment:… more »

February 20th, 2006
The hardest job kids face today is learning good manners without seeing any. - Fred Astaire more »

Book of the Month - March, 2006

February 20th, 2006
Barrel Fever by David Sedaris In David Sedaris's world, no one is safe and no cow is sacred. A manic cross between Mark Leyner, Fran Lebowitz, and the National Enquirer, Sedaris's collection of essays is a rollicking tour through the national Zeitgeist:… more »

Movie of the Month - March, 2006

February 20th, 2006
Rabbit-Proof Fence Rabbit-proof Fence -- featuring the Golden Globe-nominated score by Peter Gabriel -- is the powerful true story of hope and survival, and has been met with international acclaim! At a time when it was Australian government policy to… more »

February 17th, 2006
Evil Dead There are two relatively easy to find easter eggs on this disc. If you select "Extras" from the Main Menu you will see the list of options with a skull on the top left and another on the bottom right. Both skulls contain hidden features. The… more »

Bon Voyage Darko.

February 16th, 2006
It is with a heavy heart that I bid farewell to Darko Milicic today. His trade to the Orlando Magic has been completed. The deal sends Darko and Piston's backup point-guard Carlos Arroyo to Orlando for (injured) center Kelvin Cato and a first round… more »

Help me with my rap lyrics question.

February 15th, 2006
The album Duets: The Final Chapter was released on December 20, 2005. The tracks are a mixture of archived flow from Notorious B.I.G. (Biggie) and current day artists. The album is 100% collaboration. One track, "Nasty Girl", has Biggie saying "Fingers… more »

Another tale from in line at BK.

February 15th, 2006
Why do the strangest things happen at fast food locations? Should I take that as a sign to maybe seek sustenance elsewhere? Sure I would be healthier and maybe even live longer, but then what stories would I have to share? First, the guy I posted about… more »