Monthly Archives: February 2008

The Spy Who Loved Me

I delivered a decent last lecture of the week to my class.  One of the girls made a comment that made me laugh, and she seemed to take a certain amount of joy in that.  A former student poked her … Continue reading

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God’s Country

Yesterday I spent too much time playing Super Mario Galaxy.  A white comet and a blue comet complicated the play and prevented me from progressing in the game.  I had to stop after an hour and a half so that … Continue reading

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Der Letzte Mann

After my class yesterday, I checked the tentative schedule for the fall semester and was pleased to my name in a favorable time slot on Tuesday and Thursday mornings.  The early afternoon was sunny and warm enough that I could … Continue reading

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Slam

I spent too much time thinking about the Oscars yesterday morning, and whether “Juno” was as good a movie as other people I knew thought it was.  Seeing and hearing Diablo Cody on TV really influenced my opinion on that … Continue reading

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Oscar Night

Yesterday morning, I watched M. Night Shyamalan’s “The Village,” a tale of an isolated, Amish-like community in the middle of the forest.  The year appears to be 1897.  The film had a pretty good cast, with Joaquin Phoenix, Adrien Brody, … Continue reading

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Herz Aus Glas

It started to rain when I left work yesterday.  Instead of heating up a couple of burritos in the microwave, I walked over to Bongo Burger.  On the way, someone handed me a pamphlet on Jesus.  I was glad that … Continue reading

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This Film Is Not Yet Rated

My copy of Elvis Costello’s “Get Happy!!” arrived in the mail yesterday.  I was a little disappointed that a page from the booklet was missing.  The album was one of the best from Elvis Costello, I thought.  Some of my … Continue reading

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