June 13, 2002

Black Hawk Down. That night after Fred went to bed, I watched Vanilla Sky (and freakily, Nance was watching it that very same night! I didn’t hate the movie as much as she did, though. Possibly because I dozed through part of it. Heh.), and last night I watched Kate and Leopold. Tonight, I’ll be watching Monster’s Ball. Y’all, don’t email me and tell me if it sucks, because I’m going to watch it anyway. I mean, I get to see Billy Bob having hot monkey sex! Does it get any better? That was a joke. I actually find Billy Bob a tad creepy. Okay, a lot creepy. And he and Angelina Jolie together is just something I can’t bear to think about. Meg Ryan, if you didn’t know, is in Kate and Leopold, and while it was a cute enough movie – entertaining, yet doesn’t tax the brain – I have to ask one little question. What the FUCK is going on with Meg Ryan’s hair?! After When Harry Met Sally, her hairstyle choices have just gone to shit, and I don’t get it. Who is advising the woman on how to do her hair, and how is it that they still have a job? Does Meg not have eyeballs? Can she not see how hideous she looks? Her ‘do in Kate and Leopold made her look ten years older, and it makes me want to track her down and shake some sense into her. Of course, with Hugh Jackman and Liev Schreiber on the screen, who the hell was looking at Meg Ryan?

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A survey: 1. What time do you wake up in the morning? I try to be up before 8, but the last two mornings I’ve slept until after 8:30, probably because I stayed up late the night before watching movies. 2. If you could eat lunch with one famous person, who would it be? Stephen King, probably, although I’d be an idiot and would just stare adoringly at him and say stupid things like “You write good books.” 3. Gold or silver? I’m not much of a jewelry person, but most of what I have is gold. 4. What was the last film you saw at the cinema? I saw 20 minutes of Attack of the Clones last weekend before the suckiness drove us out of the theater. Before that, I went to see Panic Room with my mother and the spud, which I really liked. 5. Favourite tv show? Friends. It will always be my favorite, no matter how much everyone else think it sucks. 6. What do you have for breakfast? I don’t usually eat breakfast (although I did several times while my parents were here), but if I’m really hungry I’ll make eggs and toast. 7. What would you hate to be left in a room with? A skunk. Or Fred after he’s had beans. 8. Can you touch your nose with your tongue? No, but I can wiggle my ears, roll my tongue, and raise my left eyebrow. 9. Who inspires you? I’m sure there are tons of people who inspire me, but no one comes to mind at the moment. 10. What’s your middle name? Leslie. 11. Beach or city? Beach! 12. Summer or winter? Summer, as long as we have air conditioning. 13. Favourite ice cream? Applebees has a great vanilla bean ice cream that I really like. 14. Buttered, plain or salted popcorn? Popcorn (like coffee) is one of those things that always smells better than it tastes, but if I had to choose, I’d say salted popcorn is the best. Well, except for cheese popcorn, and then you’re moving into a whole new realm. 15. Favourite color? Yellow, of course. You knew that. 16. Favourite car? A yellow Volkswagen Beetle. 17. Favourite sandwich? This reminds me of the Friends episode where the answer to “What is Joey’s favorite food?” was “Sandwiches.” I would say that my favorite home made sandwich is egg salad, and my favorite Subway sandwich (a sub is a sandwich, in my opinion) is the BMT. 18. True love? Well, duh. 19. What characteristics do you despise? Condescension and people who think they’re smarter than they are. 20. Favourite flower? Daffodils or gladiolus. I also like carnations and roses. 21. If you had a big win on the lottery, how long before you told people? I’d wait until right after I claimed it, because I’d be afraid someone would clonk me upside the head and steal my ticket. 22. Fizzy or still water as a drink? Still. A gallon a day, by the way. 23. What color is your bathroom? The walls are a warm cream color – like the rest of the house – and the towels and rug are a smoky gray. 24. How many keys on your key ring? Two – one for the Jeep, one for the post office box. The key to the house is somewhere at the bottom of my purse. 25. Where would you retire to? A cottage on the coast of Maine, but I doubt I could ever convince Fred. 26. Can you juggle, if yes how many? Nope, I’m not that coordinated. 27. Favourite day of the week? Friday. 28. Red or white wine? Gag. Wine’s another of those things I don’t understand. I can’t stand the taste of it. 29. What did you do for your last birthday? Not a lot – but the rest of the world celebrated. 30. Do you hold a donor card? What kind of donor card? Yes, an organ donor card. ]]>