When Husbands Attack

Driving to the store.Me: Here's the list. Do we need anything else? The Queen: We need more vegetables. I need to start putting more vegetables in my lunch. M: Okay. Q: I always eat my lunch last. M: You always ...? Last after what? Q: After everything else. M: What else do you eat during the day? Q: My sandwich,

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Movies: Kill Bill Vol. 1

When Pulp Fiction came out in 1994 it was Required Viewing for my circle of acquaintances. It was also presupposed that you would love it, what with Quentin Tarantino reigning as the Hip New Director in the wake of Reservoir Dogs. But you certainly wouldn't have any queasiness or misgivings about the carnage in the film. After all, we were

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Stocks Fall On Disappointing Forecasts — The Movie!

Via Monkey Disaster:Studio plans 'Fan Interference' movie A Chicago Cubs fan reaching for a foul ball, an action blamed by some for keeping the team out of the World Series, has already inspired plans for a movie, according to a published report. Trade publication Daily Variety reports that Revolution Studios has accepted a pitch for a movie tentatively titled "Fan

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Hibernation

Whoa! Everyone is probably wondering where the hell I went. Well, maybe not "everyone," but I know my boss and wife were. I probably should have warned you in advance -- this happens every year. You see, I was a student at The Evergreen State College, known affectionately by the student body as "TESC" and by local citizens as "that

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Home Improvement For Fun And Prophet

I tend to be skeptical of the paranormal, but I can no longer deny that The Queen is psychic. Often, over the course of the week, She'll notice something that needs to be done around the house -- a leaky pipe that requires repairs, or a portion of the garage overdue for cleaning -- and say to me "Well, I

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The Bad Review Revue

Anything Else: "Wretched, condescending, and sad, like watching an elderly man spend more than 100 minutes tapping his arm for a youth vein he never finds." -- Wesley Morris, BOSTON GLOBE Jeeper Creeps: "It's not often a movie makes you yearn for the energy and half-baked artistry of Freddy vs. Jason, but there you have it." -- Paul West, SEATTLE

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The Political Circus

From an Fox News interview with George W. Bush, September 22:Q: How do you get your news? A: I glance at the headlines just to kind of a flavor for what's moving. I rarely read the stories, and get briefed by people who are probably read the news themselves ... I have people on my staff who tell me what's

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Disintegration

Why I am bummed.Yesterday I heard the song "Pictures Of You" used in a commerical for digital cameras.Today I saw this.It's enough to make boys cry. Update: Also!I can only savor my Internet crush on Mighty Girl -- whose blog served as an inspiration for my own -- for two more days. As of Saturday she is a married woman.

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H.C.I.

There was yet another riot on The UW's Greek Row last week:All available Seattle police, the State Patrol, a sheriff's helicopter and campus police were needed to quell an alcohol-fueled disturbance early yesterday morning in the fraternity district north of the University of Washington A mattress was set afire in a street, a vehicle was turned over, and other cars,

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White House Crush On Farres Leaked

The White House thinks Megan Farres "is a hottie" and may ask the Fairheights Junior High student to an upcoming Hallowing party, according to report in Tuesday's Washington Post. The Post received the information from a "high ranking administration official" who declined to provide his name, saying, "the White House would spaz if it knew I was telling you." According

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