Saturday, November 03, 2007

Email: Netflix Support

Title request: Frankenweenie (1984)

Thursday, November 01, 2007

Music: Feist - 1 2 3 4

This is just a really infectious song and music video.

Tuesday, October 30, 2007

Media: Radio - The Goon Show

The Goon Show predated and inspired the members of Firesign Theatre, Monty Python, and other comedy groups in the 1960s and beyond.

Freddy the Pig - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Freddy the Pig - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:

"Freddy the Pig is the central figure in a series of 26 children's books written between 1927 and 1958 by Walter R. Brooks. Consisting of 25 novels and one poetry collection, they focus on the adventures of a group of animals living on a farm in upstate New York."

(Of course, how could I ever forget Freddy the Pig?)

Books: The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet

The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:

"The Wonderful Flight to the Mushroom Planet is a science fiction/fantasy novel written by Eleanor Cameron in 1954."

(Omigosh, I just today remembered reading this book series when I was a boy!)

Language: Encyclopedia Brown as a verb

Encyclopedia Brown - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia:

"In the movie 1408, Mike Enslin (John Cusack) says, 'Let's 'Encyclopedia Brown' this bitch,' when trying to come up with a rational explanation for the strange, but minor occurrences during his first few minutes in a dreaded hotel room."

Trivia: First parka of season seen

A woman in an office building lobby was seen this morning wearing the Houston 2007 winter season's first fur-lined parka. The temperature outdoors was in the low 50s.

Press: Jesuits were warned about abusive priest - NPR

NPR - Papers: Jesuits Were Warned About Abusive Priest:

"Until very recently, Donald McGuire was one of the most prominent Jesuits of his day. In 1983, he became the spiritual director of Mother Teresa's organization and her confessor. He led Ignatian retreats, calling people to an intimate relationship with God.

As he traveled the world, McGuire often brought a teenage boy with him as an intern, and devout Catholic families jumped at the privilege."