Monthly Archives: January 2008

The Taking of Pelham One Two Three

Tuesday’s Los Angeles Times had reviews of the CD box sets of Pink Floyd and Radiohead.  There is no way that I would spend $250 for 14 Pink Floyd albums.  I could conceivably break down and spend the money for … Continue reading

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Cousin Cousine

Yesterday I kept thinking about how my students aren’t showing much disciplined or careful thought.  What are they learning in high school – nothing, apparently.  I went grocery shopping in the rain.  When I got home, I discovered my Paul … Continue reading

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In the Cut

I saw Laura Truffaut’s husband while I was at work yesterday.  He said hello to me and walked away quickly before I even had time to turn my head and acknowledge him.  He didn’t even ask me what I thought … Continue reading

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Stevie

Yesterday at noon, I watched part of a TV program called “Pioneers of Television.”  It showed some old sitcoms like “The Honeymooners,” “I Love Lucy,” “Make Room For Daddy,” and “The Andy Griffith Show.”  It all seemed like an interesting … Continue reading

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Madame Rosa

I thought about going to see “Michael Clayton” after work yesterday, but I thought the two hours of sitting in the theatre might give me a bad headache, so I just shopped a little at Longs before coming home.  I … Continue reading

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Girl Friends

After work yesterday, I went over to Best buy to see which $5 DVDs they had left.  Since they were out of “American Beauty” and “Forrest Gump,” I did not buy anything and just returned home. I played Super Mario … Continue reading

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Once

After I returned home from class yesterday afternoon, I sat down to play way too much Super Mario Galaxy.  I gained another five stars, but it took more than two and a half hours, and my left thumb started to … Continue reading

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Knocked Up

At work yesterday afternoon, we played a game of guessing the years of deaths of celebrities.  I thought the deaths of Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, and Montgomery Clift, who were all in “The Misfits,” would be grouped closely together.  However, … Continue reading

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Casablanca

I was about to buy some A’s tickets through their website yesterday, but with the four dollar per ticket service charge, it decided it wasn’t worth it.  I thought about how to look up information about Laura Truffaut.  I should … Continue reading

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Return of the Jedi

Yesterday I went to a store where I never seem to go these days, a Lucky supermarket.  I bought two bottles of soda.  The one thing I like about the place is that you don’t need one of those club … Continue reading

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