June 2006

Al Gore does Iron Eyes Cody

June 30, 2006 // 0 Comments

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So how geeky am I, celebrating my first day back to (relative) normacly by spending two hours with algore? Much has been written about the movie and the former vice president, and much of it is true. The Gore that leads viewers through “An [...]

Imagine if he had been driving a stick

June 30, 2006 // 0 Comments

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I’ll admit, I once pondered the idea while driving across a particularly desolate part of Wyoming, but I showed restraint. Granted, I didn’t have a DVD player mounted on my dashboard — Minnesota Timberwolves center Eddie Griffin [...]

Ungrateful bitch of the week

June 30, 2006 // 0 Comments

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“A friend of mine had seen a TV report and e-mailed me, ‘I’m so sorry. I just heard your father died.’ And I was just in total shock.” —Tori Spelling, who goes on to prove she’s the spoiled-est of brats in [...]

Noted and quoted

June 30, 2006 // 0 Comments

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“You know, you almost got to be a homosexual to be recognized in the entertainment industry anymore.” –Noted cultural critic and gay baiter Jerry Falwell, from a recent sermon … One question: what does it mean to be [...]

Betty Friedan is spinning in her grave

June 30, 2006 // 0 Comments

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Casually observing Barbara Walters and Star Jones Reynolds discuss their break-up is as painful as television gets. With their hushed tones and oh-so-serious countenance, you would think they were negotiating with kidnappers. Ladies, please. No one [...]

Home cookin’

June 30, 2006 // 1 Comment

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I’ve so enjoyed my mother’s beef vegetable soup (one of the fringe benefits of the finally dissipating vertigo), I thought I’d share it with you all. I know you’re not supposed to divulge family recipes, but that never made [...]

LOOK AT ME!

June 30, 2006 // 0 Comments

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I’m confused. Earlier this month Britney Spears made a tearful plea for privacy in her televised interview with “newsman” Matt Lauer. Now she’s posing nude on the cover of Bazaar magazine (how original). Granted, it’s [...]

Noted and quoted

June 29, 2006 // 0 Comments

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“If he were to be tried and convicted of treason, yes, I would have no problem with him being sent to the gas chamber. It is about revealing classified secrets in the time of war. And the media has got to take responsibility for revealing [...]

It’s only a movie

June 29, 2006 // 0 Comments

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And, based on reviews and my own gut feeling, not a great one. But usually reliable New York Times film critic Manohla Dargis gives “Superman Returns” the messiah treatment in her overbaked review of a flick based on a comic book icon [...]
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