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An American Spaniard in France or: How I Learned to Make an Ass of Myself in Three Cultures

2012 The Year in Review

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  • 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.

jellyfish

Roger Deakins is the best

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.

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Author: le cul en rows

I'm an American Spaniard, living in France. I like to tell stories.

3 thoughts on “2012 The Year in Review

  1. Here, here to the general awesomeness of Skyfall (even if their vision of Macau is like nothing seen in reality.)

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