This semester I read a great book, A Matrix of Meanings, that significantly altered the way I view pop culture. And today I had had the experience of watching a movie through the matrix of meanings the authors write about. In celebration of finishing… Continue Reading “The Answer Man”
Movies that are simply stories… with very little plot and action… can be hit or miss for me. Sometimes I relish the story, loose myself in it and enjoy the experience. Then sometimes I spend the 2 hrs in the theatre wondering when the… Continue Reading “The Time Traveler’s Wife”
living in a big city? Is seeing previews for movies like this and knowing I get to see them the weekend they open. Yea!
10.This episode. Broke my heart. 9. His T-Shirt collection (mostly vintage, and somehow they all seem to do with death..) 8. The completely unrealistic medical traumas (one of my small group members is a doctor and he told me that none of the stuff… Continue Reading “Top Ten Things I Love About House”
Maureen Dowd’s column from this Sunday is quite entertaining… it’s a script between Obama and ex-president Bartlett (from The West Wing). Obama seeks his advice because of his failing campaign. Here’s a taste: OBAMA I’m interested in your advice. BARTLET I can’t give… Continue Reading “Aaron Sorkin… still writing”
I don’t know how much regular blogging I’ll have time for in the coming months, but I was reminded today of a great pop culture quote, from a show canceled before it’s time I’d rather be dead in California than alive in Arizona.
I brought you in the world and I can take you out.
There’s a song that they sing when they take to the highway A song that they sing when they take to the sea A song that they sing of their home in the sky Maybe you can believe it if it helps you to… Continue Reading “Pop Culture Quote Monday”
I’ve never been one for the comic book movie. But after all the raves and all the friends who’d seen the latest Batman installment, when the chance to go this afternoon popped up, I decided, “why not?” What I didn’t expect was to really… Continue Reading “Dark Knight”
First of all, I must say Mamma Mia! was incredible. Really. Just as good as the stage show. Meryl Streep rocks my sauce… girl can belt it. This is not an easy one, but anyone with a twisted sense of humor adores this movie:… Continue Reading “Pop Culture Quote Monday”