Sometimes people say to me, "Bob". "Bob", they say to me. "Bob, why do you get DVDs from Netflix instead of streaming movies?" The short and simple answer is that Netflix doesn't, by and large, stream the movies I want to see. My DVD queue tends to hover around the maximum number of 500, and … Continue reading Stream? More like a trickle.
Given the date of origin and the word itself, it must be related to the Verdi opera, but the actual connection is, as the etymology notes, "unclear". Cool word, though.Good opera, too.Aida, n.Although the chronology suggests a connection with Verdi's opera, the reason for this is now unclear...Needlework and Embroidery.A loosely woven linen cloth with … Continue reading Joe Green To You
Sitting here, listening to music and the song How Soon Is Now? by The Smiths comes on. Fair enough, I really like this song. But Amazon Music has a feature that shows you the lyrics for some songs. I have it turned on and I discovered that the opening line is "I am the son and … Continue reading I am the last person to know this
Thanksgiving is concluded, it is permissible to think about Christmas decorations and listen to Christmas music. That is all.
This, right here? This is pretty funny.But this is funnier.And I find this to be most amusing of the three.
Theodore Dalrymple is one of the most pessimistic men alive. But that doesn't mean he's not right.
I bought the soundtrack to Ronin last month, and I am quite pleased with the purchase. If you've ever seen the movie (and if you haven't, go rent it; it's superb) you'll probably remember the understated and melancholy melodies that wend through it. They stand up just as well without the movie playing over them.----------------Now … Continue reading Without a master
Previous post put me in mind of this.----------------Now playing: Plankeye - Hevia FoxyTunes
Remember when you could tell what kind of music a band played just by looking at their haircuts? If they had colored mohawks, they were a punk band. If they had a ton of hairspray, make-up and really tight purple pants they were hair-metal. If they all had backwards baseball caps, they were a rap … Continue reading What kind of haircut do they have?
Woke up this morning too depressed and shamed to leave my bedCan't stand to see my own reflection so I hang my headFeel like a disappointment, like the scum of the earthI'm so hurt I know you see I can't cover my dirtMy soul's dying, heart's weak and I can't even cryI'm supposed to run … Continue reading Desperate by Lecrae