Adam Ramblings 14

Have seen Zero of the Foreign Film Oscar nominees. I'm vaguely disgusted with myself. [source]

And yes, the winner was "The one about the Holocaust." The Academy is banal. [source]

» I don't understand the typographical methodology behind PricewaterhouseCoopers' logo. Why is "waterhouse" staggered?

» Wishful thinking: Radiohead asks Jack Johnson to open for its North American summer tour.

» I kinda hope Friday Night Lights isn't saved, because its writers would have to reap what they sowed in season two. Also, I've yet to witness a television series originally set during K-12 successfully transition to life after school.

» Air Bud + Homeward Bound = Air Buddies.
Air Buddies + Snow Dogs = Snow Buddies!

"Featuring the all-star voice talents of Dylan Sprouse (The Suite Life Of Zack And Cody) and Jim Belushi (According To Jim)."

» Idea: an Internet database of film and television blooper reels. YouTube is unreliable.

» I cannot take this chef seriously.

» Fast food restaurants that require a signature if you pay by credit card annoy me, especially receiving two receipts for the same purchase.

» An ad insert in the Sunday paper promoted frozen foods as a way to bring families together. "Spend more time at home with the family!" Pictured in the ad: Hot Pockets and Totino's Pizza Rolls.

» At dinner with my sixth uncle and aunt on my mother's side, my uncle kept feeding me slices of abalone.

» While eating a late lunch at Chevy's, I caught a bit of an educational children's show about (according to the closed captioning) "a girl named Cake."

» I sent a package last week to a client named "Grzegorz," which I've decided will be my son's (stop laughing) middle name. Declan Grzegorz Yu.

» Erykah Badu titled her new album New AmErykah, Pt. 1: 4th World War. How weird must her son with André 3000 be?

» Idea: Soulja Boy See 'n Say. "The cow goes 'MOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!'" "The ghost goes 'BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!'" "Somethin' goes POOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!"

» I think I'm gonna spend my $600 economic stimulus check on a hotel room in Toronto.

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