Posts Categorized: Lists

Activiteit van het jaar 2008

Verder commentaar bij deze lijst lijkt me niet nodig. Dame in bikini? Verbieden! Popmuziek? Verbieden! Houseparty in kerk? Verbieden! Madonna? Verbieden! De theatervoorstelling Donkey God? Verbieden en nogeens verbieden! Zweren op de Koran? Verbieden! “Je moet niet zomaar het spoor op rennen” liedje? Verbieden! Nederlander burgemeester van Rotterdam? Verbieden! Bivakmuts? Verbieden, anders kom je nooit… Read more »

Enough already

Hereby I (retroactively) declare a moratorium on the airing of the following horrible and overplayed songs by whatever means for a period of 60 days, starting each year on November 15th: All I Want For Christmas Is You (Mariah Carey) Last Christmas (Wham!) Wonderful Christmas Time (Paul McCartney and/or The Wings) Christmas Time (Bryan Adams)… Read more »

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First lines: Brisingr

Like it’s subtitle Brisingr —or— The Seven Promises of Eragon Shadeslayer and Saphira Bjartskular (Book Three of the Inheritance cycle by Christopher Paolini) could have benefited from an editor. Or at least, when Paolini said that he needed a fourth book to resolve all plot lines, his publisher should have insisted that there was no… Read more »

Things I learned this week (five)

The joys of eating home-made crème brûlée totaly outweigh the hassle of making home-made crème brûlée. While I knew about American football, I never knew there’s such a thing as an American football indoor league. And apparently, you can rent out the space in the black stuff beneath your eyes as advertising space. In other… Read more »

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What I learned these last two weeks

Last week, I wasn’t the only one whose internet connection crapped out. Unicorns do exist, invisible pink ones too. Tom Egberts is 50+. This would be around the right time to invade Belgium: their army is almost out of ammunition. Apparently, every movie becomes an instant classic once you cut a trailer to Clint Mansell’s… Read more »

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