Thursday, February 11, 2010

A couple things I’ve been thinking about while at 39,000 feet:


-How excited is everyone for Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin to host the Academy Awards?!

-Why is it that TV shows are randomly allowed to take breaks that last several months?

-The Olympics start tomorrow! I wonder if I’ll finally learn the difference between figure skating and ice dancing. Also, does anyone think that Shaun White will pull off a 1620 in the half pipe?

-The fact that The Runaways, a rock and roll biopic about Joan Jett and Cherie Currie was noticed at Sundance is not a surprise. The fact that Dakota Fanning is old enough to play such a role is extremely surprising.

-I am counting the days until Season 3 of Californication comes out on DVD.

-LOST is awesome. So glad that nine month break is over and that the final season is underway.

-I CANNOT believe that I STILL haven’t seen Avatar. Don’t even get me started….I’m disappointed in myself enough as it is.

-Why are there so many shows about fashion and cooking? Aren’t chefs limited to wearing white coats only and isn’t fashion all about not eating?

-I’m really bummed about J.D. Salinger.

-Why the hell wasn’t Crazy Heart nominated for Best Picture? Especially since this year, for the first time ever, there are ten slots (rather than five) for Best Picture. Unbelievable.

3 comments:

  1. The difference between figure skating and ice dancing: ice dancers are a.) not athletic enough to do the jumps and/or b.) they are too scared. That's not officially in the Olympic handbook or anything, but that is what I've gathered being that I am obsessed with figure skating and fall asleep during the pathetic wimpy sport of "ice dancing" (as it is allegedly referred to).

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  2. So what you're saying is that ice dancing is a poor man's figure skating?

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  3. Actually, this is NOT the first time ever there have been 10 categories in the Academy Awards. Go back to i believe the 30s or 40s and the same was true. just fyi

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