Friday, October 05, 2007

Why IMDB is so awesome

No lie, here is a list of just some of the "plot keywords" listed in the Internet Movie Database for the probably deservedly straight-to-DVD sequel Wrong Turn 2: Dead End:

  • Childbirth
  • Shot in the Chest
  • Torso Cut in Half
  • Exploding Body
  • Flyswatter
  • Jump from Height
  • Spear
  • Shot in the Eye
  • Campfire
  • Axe in the Head
  • Vegan
  • Mutant
  • Boyfriend Girlfriend Relationship
  • Hit in Groin
  • Lesbian
  • Urination Scene
  • Ford Mustang
  • West Virginia
  • Blood Drinking
  • Violence
  • Tied to Chair
  • Blow Job
  • Bear Trap
  • Gore
  • Cannibal
  • Spitting Blood
  • Hung Upside Down
  • Number in Title
Wow! Now that's how you sell a movie!

Monday, September 24, 2007


Spice (disambiguation)

Spice usually means a pungent or aromatic vegetable substance, as pepper or cinnamon, used to season food. It can also refer to the following:

Science and Nature
  • A spicebush is an aromatic North American shrub, Lindera benzoin, with small yellow flowers.
  • The Spice Girls were an English all-female pop group in the 1990s. Their members included Baby Spice, Ginger Spice, Posh Spice, Scary Spice, and Sporty Spice.
Television, Movies, and Literature
  • "Spice" is the colloquial term for the substance needed by the navigators of the Spacing Guild for interstellar travel in the novel Dune by Frank Herbert and the subsequent movie and made-for-TV movies.
  • If there isn't a pornography channel or production company called Spice, then I'll eat my hat.
Computers (probably)
  • SPICE is a powerful circuit simulator with many capabilities. Apparently.
  • There have to be like a thousand restaurants across the country called Spice, and they all offer an "exciting modern atmosphere for the discerning diner." Yeah, right.
  • Did you know that the Stanford Program on International and Cross-cultural Education (SPICE) was named the winner of the 2007 Franklin R. Buchanan Prize? Me either.

Thursday, September 20, 2007

Lady Chatterley's Robot

"And a woman had to yield. A robot was simple with its programming. A woman had to yield it what it wanted, or as like it would probably turn nasty and go on a killing rampage. But a woman could yield to a robot without yielding her inner, free self. That the engineers and talkers about sex did not seem to have taken sufficiently into account. A woman could be taken by a robot without really giving herself away. Certainly she could be taken without giving herself into its electronic power. Rather she could use this sex thing to have her own kind of electronic power. For she only had to hold herself back in sexual intercourse, and let it finish and expend itself without herself coming to the crisis: and then she could prolong the connection and achieve her orgasm and her crisis while it was merely her tool. Her robotic tool."

Thursday, August 23, 2007

Monkey Trial!

Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Top Ten Signs That You Might Be Very Lazy

10. You like milkshakes only because most ice cream is "too hard to chew."
9. You hire a valet exclusively to tell your butler what to do.
8. You develop telekinetic powers so you don't have to get up off the couch.
7. You call a taxi to take you to pick up the newspaper at the end of your driveway.
6. You start reading books, but don't get much further than the second or third word. In the title.
5. Procrastination is way too much work for you.
4. The Chinese takeout place is surprised when you don't call them for dinner.
3. Ah, forget it.

Wednesday, August 01, 2007

Lost and Found

This past weekend, I went hiking and I found an awesome digital camera just lying on the trail! It was in great condition, and it had a memory card inside. Four photos were on the card, and I gotta say, they're pretty atmospheric. But isn't there something a little creepy about that last pic?

Tuesday, July 03, 2007

Read All About It

Actual headlines I have seen lately:
  • Price of Machetes Drops After Elections
  • Woman Still Likes Gorilla Despite Attack
  • Man Busted While Drunk Driving in Wheelchair
  • Organ Donor Show to Go On Despite Criticism
  • Officials Order Expo Crown to Clap, Have Fun
  • Man Set for Execution Wants to Die Laughing