Hit Of The Year

Also, I heard actor Jim Caviezel will reprise his role for the next film in the series. Hopefully he'll only appear in flashbacks sequences or play his twin brother or something. I mean, the whole "bring the lead character back to life in the sequel" thing is so played.

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Books: Never Threaten To Eat Your Co-Workers

Wow, this Best of the Blogs book is pretty good! In fact, I'll go out of a limb and say that of all the books I have reviewed here on defective yeti, it's the one I am the most in. But don't let my staggering lack of impartiality dissuade you from buying several dozen copies. After all, my posts only

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Sing Me To Sleep

I learned a lot of stuff in preparation for The Squirrelly, but, alas, the words to popular lullabies were not among them. I know the melodies to most of the classics, but I can usually only remember the first verse of words; after that I have to resort to improv. I figure it doesn't matter what I say, as long

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Research Day: Carpool Lanes and Outdoor Survival

Do infants count toward the carpool lane? Driving on 520 the other day, The Queen urged me to use the HOV lane. "The carpool on this freeway is for three or more people," I told her. "We are three people," she rejoined. "You, me, and baby." I said that I was sure the baby doesn't count. "The whole point of

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Still Getting The Hang Of This Job

The Queen puts The Squirrelly in the stroller and sets out for a half hour walk. Ten minutes later she returns.Me: Back so soon? The Queen: It started to rain, and I didn't want the kid to catch cold. M: Aw, that's too bad. I know you really wanted to get a walk in. Q: Yeah. M: Well, why don't

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Domo Arigato

Email from a friend:An elderly and perhaps indigent woman sat next to me on the bus the other day. She was repeating the following phrase to herself, over and over in a calm tone: "Mmmm, Mmmm Good. Mmmm, Mmmm Good." She did this for a little while before stopping and saying, "That's the sound a robot makes when it turns

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Stares

Today was my first day back at work after a four week hiatus. My group moved in the interim, and my office is now in an entirely new building. Before my departure I was asked if I wanted to go over and see my new digs, but I declined, thinking the visit unnecessary. I was also asked if I wanted

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The Bad Review Revue

Welcome To Mooseport: "A comedy so devoid of wit and point that not mentioning the actors trapped in this rathole would be an act of charity." -- Peter Travers, ROLLING STONE Agent Cody Banks - Destination London: "As family entertainment, it constitutes child abuse." -- Lou Lumenick, NEW YORK POST Twisted: "Would be offensive were it not safely neutered by

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