Tag: randomness

Random Thoughts

Wouldn’t it be funny if Bernard Madoff’s surname was as much a scam as his company – get it – he “made off” with billions…There would be no greater pleasure than for the Jets to miss the playoffs…2008 can’t end soon enough, but I fear 2009…Thank you, Mark Felt, for helping to expose the truth…I love watching football on my HDTV…America looks forward to January 20th…There is a big void with Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert on vacation…I’m still enjoying the Vampire Weekend album…I *really* want an iPhone but don’t want AT&T – maybe an iPod Touch will do…A Windsor knot, Jennifer?…Was 2008 a down year in movies or what?…Best Supporting Actor: Heath Ledger or Robert Downey, Jr?…Is Harry Potter over yet?


I too wish Ken Griffey Jr was about to hit #756…I was completely addicted to the National Spelling Bee broadcast on ABC Thursday evening, won by 13 year old Evan O’Dorney…Its June 1 tomorrow and the Red Sox have a 10.5 game lead in the AL East and the NY Yankees are tied for last place with the Devil Rays, 13.5 games behind. So why am I worried?… Google + DoubleClick = Scary…Buy the new album from The Shins “Wincing the Night Away”. Also check out Death Cab For Cutie….OK, I admit it. I like Justin Timberlake’s album FutureSex/LoveSounds…Christopher Walkin is one of the strangest people in Hollywood…If you use Firefox and Gmail, check out the Better Gmail add on….Be sure to watch this: Bill Gates and Steve Jobs on the same stage…50 days until Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. 42 40 days until Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix movie…Read John Battelle’s book The Search…Guy gets deadly string of TB, while his father-in-law is a doctor at the Center for Disease Control specializing in that specific string of TB. You can’t make this stuff up…I too always wanted to be a Lego artist…The Squeezing of the Middle Class: Wine is now more popular than beer in the United States…What exactly is the World Bank?…Is this LeBron’s coming out party?…and like that, he’s gone.


Hope you all caught that Rick Springfield medley at the start of the 33rd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards….Kelly Monaco: Not Hot…Rosie O’Donnell co-hosting The View: that’ll last a month, and then Star Jones will Superfly her from the top rope…the movie The Wild is a blatant rip off of Madagascar, or is it the other way around? Only Hollywood knows…love Google Calendar…hate the phrase “Web 2.0”. Few of the ideas are new; they are just re-hashed ideas of sites that were before their time…Johnny Damon returns to Fenway on Monday (ESPN, 7PM EST)…does anyone really care about the NBA?…a final “Woah Nellie!” and a “We’ve got a dandy!” to Keith Jackson, who announced his retirement from calling college football games. He gave college football fans that “special feeling” on those crisp fall Saturdays calling games from “The Big House” in Ann Arbor. We’ll miss ya on Saturdays this Fall!…IE 7, where have you been?…random famous person sighting: Harvey Keitel in TriBeCa, NYC…Lay & Skilling: dead guilty. If you can, read all the Enron trial articles from the NYTimes on the trial. Great reading…speaking of which, I love the recent redesign of the NYTimes website…ExxonMobil earnings in Q1: $8 Billion with a “B”…Chevron earnings in Q1: $4 Billion with a “B”…gas prices: over $3.00/gallon…no, Dubya has nothing to do with this…