Monthly Archives: May 2007

Bananas

I did my laundry before going to work this morning.  My landlord spotted me loading the washing machine and talked about wanting to evict my horrible neighbor.  This girl sure hangs out with a bizarre crowd, a mother who comes … Continue reading

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Milton Bradley Bobblehead Night

I took the three buses out to the Coliseum yesterday and got to the gate way too early.  It was rather cold and breezy out there, and so I wore my hood and knit beanie.  I sat down and listened … Continue reading

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Bullets Over Broadway

I like walking down the streets on a holiday.  The peace and quiet are refreshing.  However, in the middle of this peaceful day, I saw a patriotic banner in Hayward that said “United in Diversity,” and I thought that statement … Continue reading

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Il Giardino dei Finzi-Contini

This weekend’s Ebert and Roeper show had Dave Edelstein disagreeing with Roeper on three out of the five films they reviewed, with Edelstein giving Thumbs Down to “Pirates of the Caribbean,” and Thumbs Up to “Bug” and “Severance.”  They agreed … Continue reading

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Le Notti di Cabiria

I was so very tired yesterday that I slept through half the afternoon.  I watched the last two innings of a game between the Dodgers and the Cubs on TV.  It seemed that the Dodgers blew their last good chance … Continue reading

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Skammen

Let me apologize to the e-mailers and the requesters out there.  I am as indecisive as Hamlet, and so put off doing thing or replying to my detriment and possibly to my death. I bought a CD box set on … Continue reading

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Manhattan Murder Mystery

I have a real affection for "Manhattan Murder Mystery," its light tone, and the picture of New York City in 1993.  It starts with Cole Porter’s "I Happen to Like New York" over the opening credits, then an aerial shot … Continue reading

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