Monday, November 30, 2009

Ten things that are underrated

* Jalapenos
* The River by Bruce Springsteen, both the album and the song
* Gin
* Having all your socks be the same color
* The Onion's AV Club
* Steve McQueen in Bullitt
* The Philadelphia Eagles
* Sleeping late
* American Dad
* Elton John's early 70s work

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Cities in the United States I would like to visit

* Portland
* Nashville
* Las Vegas
* New Orleans
* Miami
* New York City
* Minneapolis
* Boise
* Austin
* Philadelphia
* Louisville
* Denver

Friday, November 20, 2009

Little known facts about me

* I have never been farther east than Indianapolis on the North American continent.
* I am rather good at balancing things.
* There are only four degrees of separation between myself and Kevin Bacon.
* No one in my family in recent memory, except me, has been left-handed. This has never been explained.
* I have attended one Catholic school or another for 14 straight years, and counting.
* I will not eat asparagus or shellfish.
* I did not realize July and August both had 31 days until I was 17.

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Songs I would like to see Barack Obama do karaoke to

* Brown Sugar by the Rolling Stones
* Crocodile Rock by Elton John
* (You Gotta) Fight for your Right (to Party) by the Beastie Boys
* Heartless by Kanye West
* Brown Eyed Handsome Man by Chuck Berry
* We Didn't Start the Fire by Billy Joel

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Top 10 Directors

10. David Fincher
9. Sam Raimi
8. Michel Gondry
7. Alfred Hitchcock
6. Clint Eastwood
5. The Coen Brothers
4. Sergio Leone
3. Wes Anderson
2. Francis Ford Coppola
1. Martin Scorcese

Thursday, November 5, 2009

Bands the Gaslight Anthem should rip off instead of the Boss

* The Rolling Stones, circa Let It Bleed
* Elvis Costello and the Attractions, from 1976 to 1981
* ZZ Top
* The Who, circa Who's Next
* Creedence Clearwater Revival