Friday, February 29, 2008
"a 13-year-old basset hound in kidney failure. she was so kind and licked my face as i carried her in from the car for the owner. he was a sweet old man with tears in his eyes. i fed her an entire bag of treats and she kept eating ferociously even after the injection. her chewing slowed down and then she was gone."
This is the saddest entry to us, because we can see that behavior in ourselves, chowing down treats until the very end...
Quick vote: This blog is sad. So very sad.
Thursday, February 28, 2008
Tristan is a young man, the result of his father's sowing his wild oats in the magical kingdom hidden in the heart of England. He is in love with the most attractive girl in the town, and swears that he will find a fallen star for her. An evil queen also wants the star for her own evil purposes, and a group of princes seeking the throne of the magical kingdom are searching for the star.
There are quite a few interesting actors in this film, such as: Peter O'Toole (We heart him!), Rupert Everett, Michelle Pfieffer, Claire Danes, Robert De Niro, Ricky Gervais (from the British Office), etc...
Quick vote: This is one of the best fantasy films we've seen. If you enjoyed the Princess Bride, you'll enjoy this fun film!
Wednesday, February 27, 2008
The family is together in a organic food business that their father started before he passed away at the beginning of season 1. A lawyer, a political pundit, two big businessmen, and a soldier make up the children in the family. They have nothing in common with each other, but they love each other and somehow they make it all work.
Quick vote: This is one of the cheesiest shows currently on the air, and yet we can't stop watching. So, we're not sure if we should recommend it or not.... Use your best judgment, y'all know we always do!
Tuesday, February 26, 2008
"I'm happy because I'm stupid.
Scared of spiders, scared of flying.
If I wasn't so happy,
I wouldn't be so scared of dying."
-- Be Gentle With Me
"Pushing through the topsoil,
I'm blinking in the light,
Shading my eyes from the morning sun.
I just wish that I could still
See the world sometimes
The way I saw the world when I was young."
-- Sleeping With a Gun Under my Pillow
Quick vote: This music is funky and eclectic. And we love it!
Monday, February 25, 2008
Jean val Jean is a convict who seems forced to a life of theft and trickery until a bishop buys his soul with a bagful of silver. He then moves on to do a life-full of good works but is continually plagued by his past. Duty, good-works, justice; a story full of unanswerable questions.
Quick vote: This classic is incredible. We definitely recommend it.
Friday, February 22, 2008
So everyone we know, please exhort our dearest father to employ his writing skills in an altruistic manner and blog!!!
Quick vote: BOB BLOG!
Thursday, February 21, 2008
But our favorite aspect of the film, is the love story. In the course of her adventures, Amelie runs across Nino; an eccentric introvert like herself who collects discarded photo booth pictures. Amelie must overcome her shyness to intersect her path with the perfect man.
Quick vote: We love this film. You MUST watch it (or we will bite you...).
Wednesday, February 20, 2008
However, these people aren't helping these people out of the goodness of their hearts, and it definitely shows. They are cruel and spiteful towards the participants of the show, making us hope they receive free counseling along with their make-overs.
Quick vote: Mean, and yet oh-so-fun to watch.
Tuesday, February 19, 2008
"I want to change the world...instead I sleep.
I want to believe in more than you and me.
But all that I know is I'm breathing."
-- Keep Breathing
"Have you ever thought about what protects our hearts?
Just a cage of rib bones and other various parts.
So it's fairly simple to cut right through the mess,
And to stop the muscle that makes us confess."
Quick vote: This is a great album. We love it!
Monday, February 18, 2008
Marina, Danielle, and Julius were friends in college and were certain they were going to change the world. A decade later, the three young friends were floundering, lost in a city of chaos without careers, relationships, or motivation. What happens to them next? Nothing really.
Quick vote: This book is not interesting nor exciting. And yet, we found ourselves sucked in. We can't really recommend it with a good conscience... But if you're looking for a good character study, perhaps this is a good option to explore.
Friday, February 15, 2008
"I would like to use this blog as a place to remember old memories, review books, movies, restaurants or whatever, and reflect on the wonders of life (aka Grant)."
We couldn't have said it better ourselves!
Quick vote: Check out Jamey's blog! Anyone that lets us eat her baby's food is alright by us.
*Note --> Jamey is the redhead in the back of the picture, not the corn-eater in the front; though we would love to see a blog from Grant!
Thursday, February 14, 2008
The show tells the story of Cher, a fifteen-year-old princess growing up in Bel-Air with her daddy's credit card. The story is the classic Jane Austen story of Emma, with a modern-day twist added on, adorable!
Quick vote: This is one of our all-time favorite chick flicks. Check it out.
Wednesday, February 13, 2008
So basically, against our better judgment, we've fallen in love with a show that takes you through the ups and downs of buying and selling real estate.
Quick vote: We're a big fan of Flip That House, so check it out! And definitely check it out if you're interested in improving your own home, or if you're interested in real estate.
Tuesday, February 12, 2008
Our favorites have got to be the re-works of "With a Little Help From My Friends," "Hey Jude," and "Revolution."
Quick vote: This is a great soundtrack, especially for those of you out there that enjoy the Beatles. Or not, we weren't particularly fond of the Beatles beforehand, and we adore this cd... So do what you will with it!
Monday, February 11, 2008
The book was beautiful and memorable, one of our favorites.
Quick vote: We love this book! Check it out, bitches...
Friday, February 8, 2008
Basically, Google Reader takes all of the blogs we read and adds a new page to your 'blog book' whenever a blog is updated. It's an easy way to keep track of a lot of blogs, which is a great relief to us, as we spend lots of time keeping track with the blogging world.
Quick vote: This is a great way to keep track of your booming blog population. We'll bark for it!!!
Thursday, February 7, 2008
We thought that the film would be silly, and a bit funny. We were terribly wrong. We spent the entire time simultaneously amazed by the actual air guitar talent of the contestants, and laughing our butts off at the hilarity of the event. You've got to see it to believe it!
Quick vote: This show was amazing. There is a bit of swearing and one nudity shot, but if you can get past that, it's hilarious.
Wednesday, February 6, 2008
The premise of the show, is sad and destitute people send in tapes about how crappy their house is, and the producers choose the crappiest house with the saddest story and the cutest family. Then a bunch of people show up and build them a brand new beautiful house for free. In a week's time. It's pretty darn cheesy, but also pretty fun to watch them build the houses....
Quick vote: The host (Ty) is perhaps the least genuine person on television today. Other than that, the show's pretty cool.
Tuesday, February 5, 2008
The songs found on the Juno soundtrack are cute and quirky, with an eclectic style bringing hem all together. We had heard of some of the artists previously (e.g. The Kinks, Belle & Sebastian) but others we hadn't heard at all (e.g. Kimya Dawson, The Moldy Peaches )
"Here is the church, and here is the steeple;
We sure are cute for two ugly people."
-- The Moldy Peaches
Quick vote: This soundtrack is bizzare and adorable. We recommend it to those that can stand the truly eclectic sounds of indie music.
Monday, February 4, 2008
The book tells the story of an idealistic young architect and his view of the world. He believes in himself, in quality, in toughness. He doesn't believe in hand-outs, in others' ideas, and in giving up. He builds his buildings no matter what others say.
Quick vote: A great, idealistic read. If you haven't read this classic, I recommend it.
Saturday, February 2, 2008
Maggie: I am definitely a conservative canine. In watching the different Republican candidates, we've been disappointed in the lack of a truly fiscal conservative. So, we've followed the route of our father, and looked to the Libertarian in the midst. Though the gold standard idea seems a tad ridiculous, some other of the Texan's policies seem quite fascinating. He favors brown religious doggies and his dog park platform is an incredible piece of legislation. Viva la Revolution!
Sammi: I am a doggie interested in change. The war in Iraq implicated lots of canines that have been put in danger in the Middle East, and I personally am very against it! We need some fresh blood in the White House, someone who will bring equal rights to the doggies, especially the gray ones!!! This is why I'm voting for Barak Obama (if I can sneak into the voting booths...), and electing for CHANGE!!!!
Quick vote: Decide for yourself, but remember the doggies!
Friday, February 1, 2008
Quick vote: Check out this blog for political satire!!! But not for the faint of heart.