1 WHO CARES ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT? Drunken hillbillies need a dry place to puke and pass out, says Canada’s minister of fisheries and oceans. (CBC Saskatchewan)
2 IDEAS? IN HOLLYWOOD? No Strings Attached and Friends With Benefits are the same movie. (Toronto Star)
And am I the only person in the farking universe who thinks the Transformers movies are too dumb to spend money on? Shia LeBouef talks about knocking boots with Megan Fox, (Details) while here’s a creepy story about Michael Bay auditioning her replacement. (Jezebel) Maybe Megan Fox’s best career move was getting out of that franchise.
3 WHEN SPORTSWRITERS WROTE “MOVE OVER, CHUCK NORRIS, HERE COMES CHRISTINE SINCLAIR,” CHUCK NORRIS MOVED OVER. “Hey, Hannibal Lecter, I need to borrow your mask for a soccer game.” “Sure, Christine Sincialr. Anything you want. Just don’t hurt me …” (cbc.ca)
4 SPEAKING OF MURDEROUS MONSTERS … American presidential candidate Michele Bachmann got John Wayne and John Wayne Gacy mixed up on the first day of her campaign. (Deus ex Malcontents) so she could compare herself to a clown, sexual predator, and murderer. Bachmann and John Wayne Gacy have so much in common: people thought they were both clowns, but they`re actually both deadly serious. As well, Tom Petty has asked that she NOT use the song ‘American Girl’ in her rallies. (The Guardian) That was the song playing on the radio when the senator`s daughter was kidnapped by the predator in The Silence of the Lambs.
5 GETTING AN EDUCATION MORE DIFFICULT THAN EVER Indian Affairs (or whatever they’re calling it today) is not making the aboriginal education process any easier in British Columbia. (The Tyee)
6 AND THE GREATEST MOVIE TRAILER FOR A MOVIE YOU’LL NEVER SEE … as a Firefly/Serenity fan I’m interested in how fans interpret the series. The latest example … here’s the original 2005 trailer for Serenity….
And now done by the cast of the animated My Little Pony.
Jewel IS right. Nathan does make a cute little pony …
YOUR MUSICAL MOMENT OF ZEN I wanted to post a different Matthew Sweet song, but I have to keep peace in the house. So, in honour of my son Eric, here’s Matthew Sweet singing the theme from Scooby Doo Where Are You? I’d like it a lot more if it wasn’t for those meddling kids …