Monthly Archives: November 2006

The Aristocrats

Watched "The Aristocrats" on DVD last night.  While a few of the comedians like Sarah Silverman and Jon Stewart made me laugh, I thought it wasn’t really a satisfying movie because its focus was too narrow.  There was also the … Continue reading

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The Compleat Syd

In today’s West County Times, they reviewed the complete set of "Alias" DVDs.  There’s an interview with J.J. Abrams in which he admits they some of the storylines "didn’t pan out."  Now if he will make the same admission for … Continue reading

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Songs for Depression

On Sunday’s "60 Minutes," there was a feature on a pill that you can take to weaken the traumatic memories stuck in your brain.  It seemed like the real-life version of "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind." Kate Winslet was … Continue reading

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Just Overcome Ridiculous Referee Calls, Baby

That referee’s ruling of a "forward pass" on that play in the Raiders-Chargers game yesterday was ridiculous!  The Chargers receiver caught the ball as he was falling down, was untouched by any Raider, and then he gets up and tosses … Continue reading

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Just Don’t Embarrass Yourselves, Baby

The 49ers lost in St. Louis today partly because they went for the field goal instead of a first down on a fourth down late in the game.  Meanwhile, the Raiders are 13 1/2 point underdogs in San Diego this … Continue reading

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Larry in Space

Last night’s "NUMB3RS" episode mentioned Metcalfe’s Law, which states that the value of a telecommunications network is proportional to the square of the number of users of the system.  I checked my watch at the first time Charlie uttered the … Continue reading

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The Spoils

To the victor go the spoils, and this morning the spoils I won from battling the crowd at Target were an Atari Flashback 2 and a Simpsons second season DVD box set.  I got there around 7:30, which was relatively … Continue reading

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