Monthly Archives: January 2009

The Nutty Professor

I left the library to go shopping for some groceries for Super Bowl Sunday.  I bought salad, mini beef tacos, grapes, corn chips, and dip.  I talked about the A’s schedule with someone at work.  Rickey Henderson Jersey Day will … Continue reading

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Die Fälscher

I prepared for class early in the morning, and my lecture lasted for longer than I planned.  I noticed that students who haven’t been showing up recently.  What do they expect to accomplish?  I went home to drop off my … Continue reading

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The People vs. Larry Flynt

I had fallen asleep while watching TV and awoke to the news in the middle of the night to a sports report on the Lakers’ loss to Charlotte after two overtime periods.  I worked on my writing a little bit … Continue reading

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Frost/Nixon

Just before I left home to go teach my class yesterday morning, I noticed two dead mice caught in traps that I had set.  I felt sickened at the sight.  Those little creatures were good and dead, though.  One of … Continue reading

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The Reader

Yesterday morning, Murph and Mac discussed the Bruce Springsteen album that’s being released.  They ridiculed Joel Selvin’s review of it.  They also mention the Al Stewart song “Year of the Cat,” and later they interviewed Don Shula.  I’m sure they … Continue reading

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Milk

On the CBS Sunday Morning show yesterday, they showed a segment on Frank Langella.  Apparently, he refused to talk about his personal life in interviews, but they did show a video clip of him walking with Whoopi Goldberg and holding … Continue reading

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The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

I watched the morning news yesterday and saw that there would be a rally for Sully, the heroic pilot of the Hudson River. I wouldn’t be heading over that way, though.  I found it painful to watch the replays of … Continue reading

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