Day: June 11, 2006

Breakfast at Roland Garros

Breakfast at Roland Garros

Nadal vs. Federer. Finally, a match that matters. It’s been far too long. As a kid, my dream was to become professional tennis player. I played all the time. If I couldn’t find a partner, I’d smack a ball against our garage door for hours […]

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In defense of “Scary Movie 4″

In defense of “Scary Movie 4″

Remember George Clooney‘s self-important Oscar speech? He’s got nothing on UCLA screenwriting professor Richard Walter — For better and for worse, American film is world film. For better because American films rightly merit their reputation for high-end film art and craft. For worse because their […]

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Because I have nothing else to say

Because I have nothing else to say

I’ve decided, for one night at least, to revive my count-up of the worst alt-rock songs of the 90s, if only because I had the misfortune of hearing Better Than Ezra on the radio today — It was good livin with you (wahow) It was […]

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Noted and quoted

Noted and quoted

“My Lord. This muggy (June) weather gives me the horribles.” – Jean Robert Delatour Fontaine Dauterive (via “King of the Hill”) Runner-up: Hank: “So, Jean Robert, how are the Saints looking this year?” Jean Robert: “I’m afraid I’m more familiar with sinners than saints. And […]

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