6.02.2008

Random Monday Morning Thoughts - On A Slow Moving Blogger Website Today


- Watched the MTV Movie Awards last night. Other than a very funny bit by Jack Black, Robert Downey, Jr. and Ben Stiller that is hard to explain, it wasn't very good.
- Host Mike Myers hyped his new movie, The Love Guru, all night long. It looks awful.
- Only 17,661 at the Ballpark in Arlington yesterday. I had it on for some reason and I think the 7th inning lasted two hours.
- 100 greatest movie posters.
- The Becky Simpson murder-for-hire story was on Dateline Friday night but I missed it. I don't know if it was an original or a repeat. Edit: Here's the web page which includes a book in photo I've never seen before.
- I wear only one contact. Put a new one in yesterday. Put it in it's case last night. And it wasn't there this morning.
- Pete Delkus is filling in on WBAP this morning. That guy's not as near as charming as he thinks he is.
- Texas A&M is playing in the softball world series tonight which I'm guessing is on ESPN.
- Northwest is going to host a Student Council Convention will will bring in 2,000 people. In school, I always thought the Student Council was silly because it truly had no authority which seemed very hypocritical to me.
- If it doesn't get to 77 degrees this morning (it's 78 at 5:30 a.m.), that will set a record for the highest low for June 2nd.
- I bet I haven't used a toaster in 20 years.
- Ted Kennedy is having brain surgery this morning (just got a blurb about it, I think.) That can't be good.
- Ever since I became proficient at podcast syncing and audiobooks, I've listened to less and less radio. It just seems silly to have to listen through seven minutes of commercials for ten minutes of content.
- I want to drive by the new Cowboy's stadium but I bet I haven't been down I-30 in over a year. But, man, is it going to be a show place.
- There was another kid-ran-over-in-the-driveway story in Dallas yesterday.
- There was a fire this weekend at Universal Studios in Los Angeles which destroyed some old movie sets. I've been there - at the demand of an old girlfriend when I visited the city a few years back. But I went begrudgingly because of all the things to see in the city we were going to a Six Flags like movie park.
- I always struggle with The Spin, and I was worried today that my Major Award reference would be lost on most people. (And I've written 427 of those things - maybe more since a few have been lost to the accidental delete button.)
- We live in one of the windiest areas in the United States.
- Third best month ever for viewership on Liberally Lean last month but the numbers have leveled off. Maybe more scantily clad women would help.
- Watch a Boston Red Sox fan meet the business end of security after running onto the field over the weekend.
- Update on the lady rowing across the Pacific. Girl doesn't get very far in a week.

16 comments:

Anonymous said...

Lots more information given on the Simpson case. Showed the house and stated that she was getting an allowance of 10-20 thousand a month from her husband when she made the deal. Showed pics of Danny and Sharmane and a pic of downtown Bridgeport and the Bridgeport Index. Report was much more detailed and they had her mug shot. She looked really bad. What a sad story.

mzchief said...

This link has the Dateline story about Becki Simpson's very bad personal choices. From the look of Becki's prison identification photo prison has not been kind to Becki. Personally, I do not think 5 years is long enough for someone to stay in prison for having actively plotted to kill another human. Shemane would have been dead had Simpson hired someone else to murder her.

mzchief said...

To Barry...
If your ex-girlfriend is an "old" girlfriend does that make you an OLD boyfriend?
*GiGGLeS*

Anonymous said...

Sorry to say but your hits may be overstated. When you put a poll in the right column you can't back up to the main page from the blog and have to access as a new user.

Anonymous said...

The blog is turning super slow again. I don't have all day waiting for it to load; I have to work sometime :(.

Anonymous said...

If you look close you can see drippage from the rippage.

Anonymous said...

windiest area = court house square

Anonymous said...

Yes I got the "major award", and thought it was priceless!!

Anonymous said...

Barry - look for your missing contact lens in the cap of the contact case. Happens to me occasionally.

Anonymous said...

I know some of you have heard this before but, I was one of the contractors on the Simpsons Bridgeport lake house. The image I have of Mrs Simpson is of her wearing the painter smooth out about the shade of periwinkle paint in one of her childrens rooms. "It's the wrong shade,this is supposed to be Periwinkle. This will never do!" She'd say. The painter would say something like,"Look,I took the chip you gave me to the store you got it from and they mixed it.It's as good a color match as I've ever seen. I can't tell the difference." She held a chip to the already painted wall and just nearly screaming she said,"See this is purple or something, not Periwinkle!"
Something tells me if she could have a do-over she'd learn to live with that paint.
The End

Anonymous said...

Simpson now looks like every other Wise County trophy wife would if they couldn't get to the beauty parlor twice a week.

mzchief said...

To anonymous 3:19...

CONGRATULATIONS!
By using "Wise County trophy wife" you have put together a phrase more improbable than "Wise County dental health mecca."

*LOLHysterically*

zooboomafoo said...

just a few things....

1) Ms. Becky used to be my swimming teacher...so it's a little weird that she tried to have someone killed. I guess it's hard to see the crazy in someone when you're 8.

2) I only wear one contact too. I have found that I see just as well with one as with two. It's also because I hate having to have a current prescription to buy the stupid things.

3) I don't understand why everyone is complaining about the load speed of this site. Are these people STILL using dial-up? It really wouldn't suprise me.

That's all.

Anonymous said...

Gig 'em Ags. By the way, A&M beat out the number 1 ranked team in the nation, Florida, to get where they are!

Anonymous said...

Pete Delkus is self-impressed. He reminds me of a high school kid trying to be cool that just can't quite get there.
He tries to be Dale Hansen. Dale Hansen can be arrogant, but his opinions (Hansen unplugged) are interesting and when he wants to, he can charm.

Anonymous said...

The Simpsons are funny...Doh!!!!