Archives for: "July 2006"

How Long to Keep Open Wine

July 31st, 2006
From There are lots of variables regarding the wine type, method of production, age of bottle and on and on. There are all those considerations and exceptions but for 95% of the wine that most people drink, the answer is pretty simple.… more »

July 28th, 2006
After all, what was the whole wide world but a place for people to yearn for their hearts' impossible desires, for those desires to become entrenched in defiance of logic, plausibility, and even the passage of time, as eternal as polished marble? more »

Top 5 Movies: Starring Val Kilmer

July 27th, 2006
1. Kiss Kiss Bang Bang 2. Wonderland 3. Top Secret! 4. The Saint 5. Tombstone (Honorable Mention: Top Gun, Spartan) | Discuss it | more »

Guster Live 7/26/2006 w/ Ray LaMontagne

July 27th, 2006
I saw a great concert last night at The Meadow Brook Music Festival. I missed the opening act (The Fruit Bats) so I cannot speak to how well their set went, but saw all of Ray LaMontagne and Guster. This was my first time hearing anything by Ray… more »

July 26th, 2006
Travis Bickle: The days go on and on...they don't end. All my life needed was a sense of someplace to go. I don't believe that one should devote his life to morbid self-attention, I believe that one should become a person like other people. more »

As Simple As Snow Clues

July 25th, 2006
creation - "forever breathes the lonely word" how like a bird - "nycs" set up - "better & quiet" 108 - "Even her eyes were constantly changing. They could be clear, bright blue and then suddenly darken and become almost gray. At times they would flicker… more »

Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

July 25th, 2006
They say love and money don't mix, but you can't blame Harry Lockhart for trying. He's been whisked from a life of petty crime to Hollywood, where he'll audition for the role of a movie detective and be tutored for the part by a private eye. Now all… more »

Say it ain't so. Heath Ledger as The Joker?

July 24th, 2006
[W]e just got word from A VERY TRUSTED SOURCE that the offer last night was officially made to Heath Ledger to star as The Joker in the Batman Begins Sequel! - Superherohype quoting Latino Review. As I just mentioned how much I prefer DC villains, and… more »

Superman Returns

July 24th, 2006
Superman Returns is playing locally at the IMAX theater, though I did not see it in IMAX due to timing issues. I do not think seeing it on the regular screen had any negative effect on my experience, however. Adrenaline. If I had to pick a one-word… more »

Book of the Month - August, 2006

July 20th, 2006
The Know-It-All: One Man's Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World by A.J. Jacobs Part memoir and part education (or lack thereof), The Know-It-All chronicles NPR contributor A.J. Jacobs' hilarious, enlightening, and seemingly impossible… more »