- 255: posts to this here blog
- 133: movies watched
- 28: books read
- 9: months straight I have published five things a week
- 4: days I was sick enough to make note of it
- 2: apartments lived in
The most popular Google search terms led people to the posts about Cinderella’s slipper actually being made of squirrel; a photo of a large Babybel cheese; a translation of the tattoo in The Grey. I have no idea how to respond to this information.
Enjoyable books of note:
OLD Live From New York, Tom Shales (2001) — an oral history of “Saturday Night Live.” Spoiler alert: Chevy Chase was always an ungrateful jerk.
NEW(er) The Passage, Justin Cronin (2010) — vampire fiction gets a classy treatment by a guy who can actually write and not just string pathetic monosyllables together. The sequel (The Twelve – not as original) came out this year and the ramp up to its publication is what alerted me to the series.
Single best cinema moment — when the garage opened in Skyfall. I actually made a joyful sound in the theater.
Runner-up: the jellyfish fight scene in Skyfall.
Come to think of it, I’m going to give Skyfall the General Excellence in All Things Award. It was phenomenally good.