Archive for November 2012

Countdown to Skyfall: The World Is Not Enough (1999)

Countdown to Skyfall: The World Is Not Enough (1999)
THE WORLD IS NOT ENOUGH (1999) BOND: Pierce Brosnan DIRECTOR: Michael Apted (Nell, Gorillas in the Mist) BOND GIRL(S): Sophie Marceau (Elektra King); Denise Richards (Christmas Jones) COOL GADGETS: Inflatable jacket; X-ray glasses. THEME SONG: “The World Is Not Enough,” sung by Garbage.  Not the best, not the worst.  Right in the middle of the... Read more »

7 Social Media Tips in the Wake of President Obama's Win

7 Social Media Tips in the Wake of President Obama's Win
On Facebook and Twitter and (maybe) Pinterest (?), there was a lot of chatter last night and there will be a lot of chatter today about yesterday’s election. People won, people lost, people are happy, people are pissed. It’s like if Notre Dame’s football team lost to somebody they have a big rivalry with (University... Read more »

Election Day 2012 - 5 Fabulous TV Episodes About Elections

The Simpsons -- Last Exit to Springfield: Homer learns that playing politics is not all it's cracked up to be when LISA NEEDS BRACES!
Sure you could park yourself on the couch and listen to Wolf Blitzer say nothing at all for eleventy hours, or you could pop in some DVDs or go on the Netflix or do whatever you young folks do to watch TV shows and check out these emotionally satisfying, funny bone tickling election episodes.
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Countdown to Skyfall: Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)

Countdown to Skyfall: Tomorrow Never Dies (1997)
TOMORROW NEVER DIES (1997) BOND: Pierce Brosnan DIRECTOR: Roger Spottiswoode (Turner & Hooch, The 6th Day) BOND GIRL(S): Teri Hatcher (Paris Carver); Michelle Yeoh (Wai Lin) COOL GADGETS: The coolest is the mobile phone that Bond uses to remote control drive his vehicle. THEME SONG: “Tomorrow Never Dies,” sung by Sheryl Crow.  A good song,... Read more »

Countdown to Skyfall: Goldeneye (1995)

Countdown to Skyfall: Goldeneye (1995)
GOLDENEYE (1995) BOND: Pierce Brosnan DIRECTOR: Martin Campbell (Green Lantern, Vertical Limit) BOND GIRL(S): Izabella Scorupco (Natalya Simonova); Famke Janssen (Xenia Onatopp) COOL GADGETS: Explosive pen.  Click 3 times and then, BOOM! THEME SONG: “Goldeneye,” sung by Tina Turner.  A welcome return to the Shirley Bassey days.  Solid. IMDB PLOT SUMMARY: James Bond teams up with... Read more »

The Jobs Only a Man Can Do

I was doing the laundry (women’s work) this morning when I noticed that the lightbulb above the basement sink was out. Now, I am perfectly capable of changing this lightbulb. I just don’t want to. It would require me to locate a screwdriver and bring down the stepladder from the pantry and find a lightbulb.... Read more »
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