Archives for: "August 2006"

Outkast - Call the Law

August 31st, 2006
Outkast - Call the Law I absolutely LOVE Outkast. I have followed their career for years and years and look forward to any and all projects they have coming up, up to and including their new movie Idlewild. That said, it is unfortunate that this track… more »

New Pictures Available

August 30th, 2006
I'm back from my golfing weekend in Northern Michigan. I apologize for not taking more pictures, but the 100+ I took from our 27 hole adventure at the Bay Harbor Golf Club (complete with pics of the various wildlife) are available here:… more »

The Book Thief - Markus Zusak

August 28th, 2006
Narrated by Death, Markus Zusak's groundbreaking new novel is the story of Liesel Meminger, a young foster girl living outside of Munich in Nazi Germany. Liesel scratches out a meager existence for herself by stealing when she discovers something she… more »

Tao - New York, NY

August 25th, 2006
We had a lunch reservation at Tao in New York City last week. Our host and tour guide for the few days we were in town suggested Tao and took care of the reservation. We had an incredible lunch at Tao. The theme was fantastic. The food, the table… more »

East Coast Road Trip Part II - More Friends and Two Nights in NYC

August 24th, 2006
Cont'd from East Coast Road Trip Part I - A Day in the Car and a Night in Philadelphia. Josh's friend Will was kind enough to host us for our two nights in "the city." He lives in a stereotypical New York City apartment in the Murray Hill area (so he… more »

Top 5 Movies: Best Professional Athlete Cameos

August 24th, 2006
1. Alex Karras in Blazing Saddles 2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in Airplane! 3. Andre the Giant in Princess Bride 4. Cam Neely in Dumb & Dumber 5. Dan Marino in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (Honorable Mention: Brett Favre in There's Something About Mary) |… more »

Hi, My Name is Peter and I Am a Sun Sneezer.

August 23rd, 2006
Sun sneezing Do you have a tendancy of sneezing when you walk out of your front door into the sunlight? Do you sneeze when you look up towards the sky? Not everybody does but apparently up to about 1 in 4 of us sneeze as a result of bright light -… more »

August 23rd, 2006
One of the lessons of history is that nothing is often a good thing to do and always a clever thing to say. - Will Durant more »

East Coast Road Trip Part I - A Day in the Car and a Night in Philadelphia

August 22nd, 2006
For as much time as we spent talking about our road trip, Josh and I really did not plan it in any detail. We knew what days we would be gone because other commitments and lack of vacation time set aside a block of days by the process of elimination. We… more »

Movie of the Month - September, 2006

August 20th, 2006
The Squid and the Whale In his third feature, director Noah Baumbach scores a triumph with an autobiographical coming-of-age story about a teenager whose writer-parents are divorcing. The father (Jeff Daniels) and mother (Laura Linney) duke it out in… more »