Monthly Archives: January 2007

Kurosawa + Fame

= questionable results. Last night, I caught the last 40 minutes of Fame, which plays on MuchMoreMusic every day. It was an episode where a creepy teacher may or may not have a) made a pass at his student, and … Continue reading

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One of these could be our puppy!

We’ve been talking about getting a dog for some time, but recently it’s become closer to reality. I’ve been talking to breeders, and one has a couple of available puppies– maybe one for us!

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Festival of Animated Objects

So at the last minute, we decided to go to Calgary for the Festival of Animated Objects, AKA Trevor Anderson’s Puppet Festival. This meant another couple of days at the Palliser, with those delicious bedsheets. But it got even better. … Continue reading

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A dream

I had a dream last night that I died. But I was there, helping to hammer nails into my own coffin to bury my body along with the rest of my family, also dead but also not. “We should’ve taken … Continue reading

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Andrea House and friends

And she has so many of them, and all so fun and talented! She had a fundraiser for her Nicaragua trip on Saturday, and so we went. And since this is a fundraiser, I was deslighted to be recruited as … Continue reading

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Beowulf and Grendel

It’s a retelling of the old legend, but a strange one. For one, the mishmash of accents– Scottish Gerard Butler (who has been in things as excellent as Dear Frankie and as awful as Dracula 2000) is Beowulf, Sarah Polley … Continue reading

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Movie mini-reviews

I’ve seen a bunch of things lately, but have been lazy. So here goes: The Departed: Leo DiCaprio and Matt Damon are pretty good, but you know who rules? Marky Mark. Volver: Oh Penelope Cruz! You are like a baby … Continue reading

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Gong Li

There’s usually room for only one famous Chinese actress, and in the ’90s it was Gong Li. Raise the Red Lantern, Farewell My Concubine, Ju Dou, Red Sorghum… she was it. The Chinese babe. The ’00s version of her, in … Continue reading

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2007 will be rabbity

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Your power animal in 2007 will be the hare, whose front legs are shorter than its back legs, allowing it to run uphill with exceptional speed. What this means, Capricorn, is that while you will have … Continue reading

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It’s my birthday.

I’m 34.

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