Monthly Archives: August 2006

City of God

The A’s kept rolling along yesterday.  Too bad I had to follow the game from work.  I’m thinking about paying for those playoff tickets tomorrow.   Last night I watched the DVD of "City of God."  I thought it was … Continue reading

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Barnyard

"Barnyard" had some amusing parts to it, and I laughed out loud at moments, but the story sure seemed formulaic.  The animation wasn’t up to Pixar levels, but was OK.   I was somewhat annoyed with Toni Senecal, the guest … Continue reading

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Demotion

I was kind of upset that Pluto was demoted to "dwarf planet" status.  Now we don’t have a planet named after the Roman god of death. I’m going to miss Barry Zito after whoever signs him signs him.  The Rangers … Continue reading

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Me and You and Everyone We Know

I was amazed that Esteban Loaiza pitched a shutout for the A’s last night.  He’s now not my Least Favorite Pitcher in the Universe.  It seemed the A’s are in a good position for a run at the playoffs.   … Continue reading

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Strangers with Candy

I went to see "Strangers with Candy" yesterday.  It was a foolish movie, but I enjoyed it anyway.  Perhaps the movie was done too much on the cheap, because I noticed several scenes where a microphone was visible.  I also … Continue reading

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Bad Doubleheader

I was very unhappy with the A’s loss of both games of yesterday’s doubleheader in Kansas City.  I could feel trouble when they loaded the bases with no out during the second game and just barely managed to eke out … Continue reading

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Wordplay

I thought "Wordplay" was a pretty enjoyable movie, even if it wasn’t quite as good as "Spellbound."  I did come to appreciate Bill Clinton’s intelligence a bit more after watching it.  He was very articulate about problem solving.  I completed … Continue reading

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