Quickie addition - I got my hands on a copy of the new Built to Spill album, and it rocks. Except that it also sucks. Why, you ask? Because I believe it's pirated, and it's interspersed with that hip-hop moron Mike Jones' voice yelling "WHO IS MIKE JONES" throughout it. ON EVERY SONG. I fucking hate that guy. Note to MJ - yelling your name out every 20 seconds on every song you write is NOT BEING CREATIVE. It's self-indulgent crap. The next time you have an idea, I want you to write it down on a piece of paper, and then set it on fire. Prick.
Can someone please explain to me why I'm paying three bucks a gallon at the pump? I thought the hurricane was last year. Goddamn oil companies, looks like they're gonna spend another summer sticking it in the ass of the consumer. I'm really starting to get pissed off.
Red Sox in Cleveland tonight, Schilling going for that 5th "W"... and I have a meeting to go to. I hate my job, and can't be more excited that this is my last week.
I watched "The Girl Next Door" last night... suprisingly good movie. Sure, some of the acting is a little flat, but it's actually not the gross-out teen comedy I expected. In fact, it was surprisingly sweet. The kid, Emile Hirsch, is pretty good, and the scene where he's on X had me rolling. And Elisha Cuthbert is insanely hot in it. I don't always think she's hot, but in that... man.
OK, the NFL. Draft day is on Saturday. I admit, I want to see how the top ten goes, and I want to see who the Pats take. But for the love of GOD, could ESPN, and SI, and all the other outlets PLEASE give the pre-draft stuff a rest. I mean, this is easily the most over-hyped year, draft-wise, EVER. Yes, Leinart is gonna be a franchise guy. YES, Young could be the next Steve Young (and hopefully not the next Steve McNair). Yes, Bush is going #1. Mario Williams? Freak of nature. AJ Hawk? Quality guy. But after that, can we please shut the fuck up about it? Please?
Why I started this is beyond me. But since we're here (or at least, I'm here) I figured I'd run down some of the random crap you'll see me waste my time on. Important issues such as:
The Boston Red Sox The pathetic decline of popular music, and the sadness that comes upon me when I realize how truly unappreciated Faith No More was. Leftist politics (but not too much... I've grown weary of politics in general) Movies, particularly B-Movies and genre pics. My growing obsession with Anne Hathaway. My growing revulsion towards Lindsey Lohan. My job (which will hopefully soon change!)
And hopefully more interesting things as time progresses.
But let'ss start with #1 - the BoSox and their pathetic defeat last night by the D-Rays. The D-Rays. I'm not positive that I couldn't put together a squad of 9 of my buddies and scratch out a couple runs against them. S0 when the Sox lose to them, it's something of a gut-shot to me. It sucks. YES, I know we're 15 games into a 162 game season. But dammit, it's the fuckin' DEVIL RAYS.
While we're on Boston sports - the Bruins... oh, the Bruins... like interest wasn't waning enough, the Bruins had to trade their best player, hire (and the fire) an atrocious GM, and then completely tank the season. Ugh. But hey! We got the #5 draft pick.