April 23rd, 2006


Is it because I can spell confusion with a K?

This weekend is officially Bad American Movies Weekend.

Starting off with American Dreamz. Not a great movie, by any means, but it's definitely the best satire of American pop culture and political mayhem that I've seen in a long time. Plus, Willem Dafoe... balding. Also, I should add that Dennis Quaid looks damn fine in a suit.

For any of you that haven't heard about this flick, they basically take President Bush and sit him next to Simon Cowell to try to boost the President's ratings. "Mr. P" is a clueless but generally kind second-term Texan whose father was once president. He doesn't read the newspaper, and is fed cartoon versions of weekly intelligence reports (as well as various "happy" drugs) by his advisor, who is clearly the devil a.k.a Dick Cheney. There's a little terrorist subplot which is ridonkulous, but hilarious at the same time. Also, Mandy Moore manipulates her way to the top, and acts like the air-head ditz I can't help but believe that she is. So it's all very realistic, really!

It's amusing to say the least. Aaron, I think this is a movie you need to go see. Tomorrow Night: Stick it. Oh, and yes, we did warm up with Bring it On just to get into the proper mindset.

ETA: Also, when we rented the latter of the crap-flicks, I also purchased Garden State and Batman Begins. Weirdest combination ever.

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Dreams & Lullabies

Alrighty, I'm back on my music game... and here is the first mix, as promised. I zipped it, and linked all the individual songs too. Also, YSI has reduced the amount of times a certain uploaded file can be downloaded, so if any of these go down, let me know and I'll reload.

Dreams & Lullabies [zip link]
Recced by greyduck

1. Asleep from Day by Chemical Brothers [link]
2. Cloud by Fischerspooner [link]
3. Must Be Dreaming by Frou Frou [link]
4. Daydream in Blue by I Monster [link] *P.S. Everyone needs this song.
5. Lullaby by Jack Johnson featuring Matt Costa [link]
6. Sleeping to Dream by Jason Mraz [link]
7. Imagine by John Lennon [link]
8. Dream a Little Dream of Me by Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong [link]
9. Before Sleep Comes by Luka Bloom [link]
10. Asleep and Dreaming by the Magnetic Fields [link]
11. Dream by Michael Buble [link]
12. Didn't Leave Nobody but the Baby from O Brother Where Art Though OST [link]
13. Nice Dream by Radiohead [link]
14. As You Sleep by Something Corporate [link]
15. Only In Dreams by Weezer [link]
16. Just One More Story by [link]

And there you have it folks. I've got this mix set up alphabetically by artist name, just to make it easier. However, that means I left out a couple related songs that I'm gonna stick on here as additional freebies. The latter is actually one of my favorite songs. I don't know why, but the refrain gets me. Whatev. Enjoy!

Extra: I Dreamed a Dream from Les Miserables [link]
Extra Dos: Little by Something Corporate [link]

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I can deal with this!

What do the Harry Potter actors think of you? by hailme
Random #
Dan thinks..about all the dirty things he could do to you
Rupert thinks..you have a great body
Tom thinks..'I wonder if she likes me?'
Oliver thinks..you should be his girlfriend
James thinks..you should date Robert
Chris (Percy) thinks..you're hilarious
Robert (Cedric) thinks..you have great taste in music
Stanislav (Krum) thinks..you are prettier than Emma
Who likes you the most:Oliver Phelps
Who you will end up with:Oliver Phelps
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Just call me Mrs. Trouble-Maker. I tell you, this would be a perfect match. Especially if he keeps his hair long! Then there would be no quibbling.

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