Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Girl, you'll be a woman soon

I like to think of myself as positive, cheerful, optimistic, even idealistic. The glass is half full, people are generally good, unicorns exist.

I realize now, after reading today's reviewee, that I may be these things, but for a 34-year-old. There's only so much innocence and idealism and cheerfulness allowed at a certain age, you know? Life doesn't let you hang on to that forever. Not entirely. Not without a healthy (or unhealthy) portion of cynicism and doubt and experiential reservation. These days I sometimes roll my eyes at the blind hopefulness of youth, the unswerving romanticism, the unfounded and likely-to-be-toppled idealism. But only sometimes.

Tabitha at Headed in the Right Direction reminds me that having hope, believing in something, and enjoying simple, innocent pleasures is worthwhile. They aren't my hopes, my beliefs, or my pleasures, but I can still appreciate the sentiment.

Her design is standard but with good tabs and organization. The About page gives us an idea of who she is and why she's doing this blogging thing, but Tabitha, you may want to include something about who Joe is here. Also, figure out how to import your old Blogger posts into your new Wordpress site, unless the focus of this blog is entirely different. I'm sure there's a way.

Now. I just want to warn my fellow cynical Askites: there's Bible study and devotional time and worship. Yeah. I know. But go with me on this.

She's young (that would be To Have and Have Not, not Honey I Shrunk the Kids) and in love (8 months? Get back to me after 12 years) and mostly cheerful and a bit naive and innocent in a charming way.

She's funny and honest and she tells a good story. Tabitha's a comfortable writer who knows her voice. And at 24, that's really very impressive. She rambles, but it's a cohesive, entertaining ramble, for the most part. She's long-winded and wordy, but it kind of works for her. Tabitha, you could stand to trim some of the fat from your posts -- go through and edit. But for the most part, I like your style, I like your rambling stream of consciousness because you do it well. A less skilled or personable writer would lose us in the words, would annoy the crap out of us by leading us hither and yon. But you do a pretty good job of drawing us in and keeping us there.

Tabitha gets it. She knows she's writing for an audience, even if she writes for herself first. "Cuz let’s face it, if I didn’t want input, responses, reactions, etc., I would make it all private, or just put it in a physical, paper journal, ya know?" -- Exaaaactly.

I liked this blog, in spite of myself. In spite of my wished-for cheerful optimism, I'm often a sneering cynic, especially now with bills mounting and love getting away from me and age settling in around my eyes. Reading Tabitha's blog was kind of refreshing, really. I don't share her values or religion or frame of reference, but she's kind and silly and thankful and so very eager but also, honestly, a talented writer. I can't help but wish her the best.

Tabitha, some further words of encouragement: you've got the conversation down. Branch out a little now. Get more creative, push your boundaries. Live in the words rather than just saying them. You tell us your stories with lighthearted optimism. Delve a little deeper, not for darkness but for truth, for maturity, for something at once raw and polished.

207 comments:

  1. I really like her blog. I think it`s funny. I do enjoy the brutal honesty of life`s lovely situations. I think everyone has an embarrassing period story. I love that she is so open. Her words just kind of suck me into her world. I don`t even mind the wordiness of some of her posts. I think it`s great. Also, I found her website was really easy to navigate which makes me happy.

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  2. There is nothing wrong with cheer and optimism.

    Even when some of us have had them pounded out of us.

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  3. I like how she had all the tabs at the top. How do you do that with your website? I'm so retarded and can't figure it out. Maybe wordpress is easier than Blogger. Or, I'm just uber retarded.

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  4. Wordpress is just so much crisper. Blogger's so sloppy.

    I hate my template.

    Also: I find her boring. She does seem very kind, and she's an okay writer, but I really don't identify with her in any way, and I don't feel compelled to read about her.

    But I feel like a jackass for saying it, which is unusual.

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  5. I probably won't be adding her to my reader, but I enjoyed my visit.

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  6. Dammit. Now I'm aggravated. Why do I have to be technology inept. I wish I could remember how to HTML. I learned it in college and was pretty good. Now I can't do shit, haha.

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  7. Exactly Cal. Rarely do I read/listen to someone in their 20's that inspires me. Or makes me think, "I wish I would have had THAT figured out in my 20's." Tabitha pretty much gets there. Me likey.
    I would also like to share a bit of the reality of not having figured out shit in my 20's and now being 43 and full of reality by saying, "Foxglove, I wish you would just shut the fuck up. Please. Your comments here (all 473 of them per post) are painful. Straight up fucking painful."

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  8. nice one Cal, but I share Rassles view after just reading the About page. Nothing sucked me in to want to read more.

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  9. I was going to say it's been a quiet start to the week here. Then I read MG's comment. Ha.

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  10. I honestly don't think anyone figures shit out in their 20s. Well, not entirely. Eventually life sneaks up and gives them a swirly and everything they knew or thought they knew gets flipped turned upside down.

    Still. It's nice to think you know.

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  11. First off, that's a total exaggeration. I've hardly posted on here until recently. Second, I'm content in knowing that I can't please everyone in this world and your hate is welcome and deflected. :D

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  12. I'm in my twenties, you sons of bitches.

    But then again, I don't know goddamn anything.

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  13. I definitely knew what was up in my 20's. It's just that my 30's self can't remember all my 20 year old wisdom. It's like I've gone backwards and I'm a fucking mental Benjamin Button. Physically though, things are pretty much going along as is expected and my 32 year old self now believes that expensive creams actually help. My 20's self knew that shit was all marketing.

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  14. My twenties self believes that beer heals all wounds, and that the Dos Equis guy really does sound like the most interesting man in the world.

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  15. I wish the Dos Equis guy had a blog.

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  16. I wish Nathan Fillion had a blog. His Twitter just doesn't seem like enough.

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  17. Rass, he really should, considering he's the most interesting man in the world!

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  18. I know, and sometimes, I think he could learn a thing or two from me, because I mean, golly, I'm like this huge expert on awkward moments.

    And he created an awkward moment just to see how it feels.

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  19. I'm in my 20s and I don't even have questions that I should have immature answers for. Fuck yeah boneheadedness rocks.

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  20. And then I could be friends with the most interesting man in the word and become, by osmosis, The Most Interesting Woman In The World By Osmosis.

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  21. Thanny, it's cool, because I think about things like the comment I just left.

    Also: What do I want for lunch? FUCK.

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  22. Glove, Nathan Fillion deserves like, ninety blogs.

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  23. Rass, did you hear they're doing a spin off of "the most un-interesting man in the world"?

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  24. He sure does. He would need quite a few just for his Malcolm Reynolds alias. Mmmm, Mal. Now I need to put on an episode of Firefly.

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  25. NO FUCKING WAY! You know who is totally the most un-interesting man in the world?

    Yesterday's blog.

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  26. I suggested a board game on a date once.

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  27. Thanatos, was it something like "Stiff as a Board"? Because that would be ok.

    Am I the only one who knows that game?

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  28. I'm a cynic and full of rage. So today's blog is like reading the words of an alien life form. I like it. It's fun to visit happy planets here and there.

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  29. I know the stiff as a board game, I'm ashamed to say.

    Board games on a first date is so 1950's.

    Kind of cool.

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  30. As long as it's not Monopoly. Because, really, wars have been started over Monopoly. Families divided. People exploded. It happens. Clue is ok, though. Murder is always an option.

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  31. My hate is welcome and deflected. It wasn't even hate. More proof that you should knock it the fuck off.
    Stiff as a board! I loved that game. That's the only reason I wish I wasn't 43; nobody my age could play it seriously enough to make it work. Well, that version anyway.
    I would get a bunch of 11 year old friends to do it with me, but it would probably look kind of weird. You know, me laying around on the floor with 11 year olds all around me saying 'Stiff as a board'
    I mean, I don't even have a dick.

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  32. Well I'm sorry you don't like me posting here, whatever your reason. If I feel like talking, I'm going to do just that. Because that's what everyone else here does, is talk.

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  33. Fox - I think MG is trying to say one of two things to you.

    Not to step on anyone's toes, but if you're going to say something (a lot of something) she'd like for it to either mean something or not be strangely pathetic.

    Maybe I'm wrong.

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  34. In fact, if on a first date, the dude was all, "Let's play Clue. I call Colonel Mustard." or some shit, I would jump him on the spot and probably propose marriage, because obviously, it was meant to be.

    Is there going to hair pulling and green jello here? Because we could sell tickets.

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  35. Haha Betesy that was awesome.

    Stiff as a board sounds interesting. You learn something everyday!

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  36. As far as Light as a Feather/Stiff as a Board is concerned, I played that in like November.

    But dates? I once had a guy trying to convince me to spend the night, and I was all, "Um, I don't know..." until he pulled the old, "Come on, let's get drunk and watch Steven Seagal movies. I've got a twelve pack and Above the Law on VHS" and I was all "swoon."

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  37. Green jello always reminds me of my 22nd birthday party.

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  38. Green jello reminds me of Teen Wolf.

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  39. Hey Rassles?

    You hold the Jellooooooohhhh!

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  40. Man, I haven't watched that movie since April.

    I really need to get back on that fucking horse.

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  41. What?!? We're only half way through the YOTW!

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  42. Rass, I think you and Betsey need to collaborate on a webcomic continuing the Teen Wolf saga.

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  43. BB: As far as I know, I have not stepped on anyone's toes. If I have, call me on it. I am not always an intentional douche. Also, yes I can be strangely pathetic and that's putting it nicely haha.

    Green jello reminds me of shooters, mmm.

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  44. Fox - Nah, I didn't mean you stepped on any toes, I meant I didn't want to, I was just hoping to clear up with MG was saying.

    My scanner at work isn't hooked up so it's been a while since I did any stick figure art. I know everyone is really missing it. Oops, I just snorted.

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  45. Happy pants choir girl tells a good story, seriously, she can ut words together and Cal, you're right, she has a clear voice. Maybe I'll read her in 5-10 when she has more to talk about.

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  46. PS Betsey, I totally miss the stick figure drawings.

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  47. I've just been lacking inspiration lately. I mean, to make stick figures that in depth, really takes commitment.

    Nobody appreciate how much the "art" takes out of a person.

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  48. And, how creepy is it that I fucking CALLED IT! It's the Year of Teen Wolf, I said, and Michael J. Fox is all Parkinsish and authory, I mean he's all over the fucking place, and when you google Teen Wolf shit there's always new things popping up, and people are starting Facebook Fan Clubs. I KNEW it was coming back.

    Of course, for me, it never went away.

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  49. FF, I'm afraid Tabitha won't ever have something to talk about. She's living the life, and happy that way. I know lots of people like that. I just don't like talking to them.

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  50. Unfortunately, we haven't had the same success with Monster Squad.

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  51. I don't want the same success with Monster Squad. Some shit you gotta just keep underground.

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  52. Hey now, Monster Squad rules. How could you not love it?

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  53. You've got to choose your Squad recruits wisely, like in a Herman Hesse novel. I'm very picky about with whom I share my Monster Squad.

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  54. Like, I refuse to let the hipsters have Monster Squad, because they'll just irony-ize the shit out of it, and then I'll get all mad, and hate my compatriots for dragging something I love through the dirt.

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  55. Good know. I haven't made a drawing depicting anything Monster Squad, so that must have floating around, subliminally in my head.

    Just the hipster shit I saw the other day.

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  56. I had a monster sized crush on Rudy when I was a kid. My favourite line in the whole movie, 'Wolfman has nards'. :D

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  57. When can it be the year of Girls Just Want to Have Fun?

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  58. Right after Rass and I publish our hipster superhero/villain comic books.

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  59. For the record? This is the month of the hobo.

    Just so you know and can celebrate appropriately.

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  60. I was going to ask when it could be the year of Lost Boys, but then I remembered that's pretty much every year ever. It never goes away. Like vampires. And the Coreys. And Jason Patric being hot.

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  61. Unicorn Jenkins won't let me forget about the month of the hobo. She's all screechy with toothless glee about it. I'm pretty sure she made a sign commemorating the date out of an old cardboard box and a pilfered magic marker.

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  62. Yeah, and I wanted to like The Corey's show...

    But really? Haim is pathetic. It was said to see him all borderline hobo.

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  63. That was supposed to be sad.

    And yes, Unicorn Jenkins is a screechy bitch.

    Also? She stole my tennis shoes. Her and her forehead horn.

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  64. I never did see the Corey's show. I'm still waiting on year of Labyrinth or Willow. I fucking love that shit. 80's movies for the win.

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  65. Yeah, it's basically always the year of Labyrinth as well.

    Oh, and by the way: fuck those bitches with their forehead horns.

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  66. You can't do magic and I fucking know it, so take your head dildo elsewhere.

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  67. I refused to watch The Coreys. I didn't want my childhood crush to turn out to be a hobo, so I just ignored it. That way Haim remains ever-cute.

    He and Magnum PI held special places of honor on my bedroom walls.

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  68. Unicorn Jenkins can so do magic! She has a special odor she emits when startled.

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  69. Also, the Caravan of Courage. You can't ever forget that Ewoks had their very own movie.

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  70. Labyrinth. I spent many a Sunday afternoon with that movie.

    Unicorn Jenkins is a tad skunk like. Although I think the odor is just urine.

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  71. Well, technically, Glove, they had two. Don't forget the Battle For Endor.

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  72. If anyone mentions a Care Bear I'm going to vomit rainbows.

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  73. Which one? The Movie? CB II: The Movie? In Wonderland? The Nutcracker?

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  74. I didn't like Battle for Endor. I always ignore that one when referring to Ewoks. I own both but only because it was a package deal.

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  75. Fucking Dark Heart, tempting poor Kristy with being the camp champ.

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  76. Glove, you mean the superior thespian skills of Wilford Brimley don't float your boat?

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  77. I have the original Care Bear movie. I would also like to tip my hat to Neverending Story, Masters of the Universe, Dark Crystal, Goonies, Gremlins and Legend (even though Tom Cruise is in it)

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  78. That reminds me of the time my grandmother made me turn off TeenWolf and watch the Care Bear Movie.

    Ironically, it was during the jello scene.

    And full circle closed.

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  79. Dark Crystal is magnificent. Terrifying, but magnificent.

    And look what you did, Rass. I've got sparkly puke all over.

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  80. Glove, you can't just go dropping horsecock like Dark Crystal in the middle of real gems.

    Besides, those movies are too easy.

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  81. If Wilford Brimley was actually Nathan Fillion, than yes, it would have floated my boat to the next shore.

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  82. Cal, I disagree. Dark Crystal is crap.

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  83. This 80's love-fest has to end ladies. Movies in the 80's sucked. SUCKED! Worse than movies in the 70's.

    As for today's blog, I used to fall in love with girls like her, but always knew I could never have them. Cause they were all light, and I was all darkness. They were goodness, I was evilitude...

    And then I fucking grew up and married a great woman and never looked back. And now, I find out that those chicks (yeah, I said 'chicks' -- deal with it) that were all goodness and stuff are miserable and divorced for the tenth time or something.

    In other words ... like someone else said ... I'll check back in a few years after she and Joe have made their ways over a few of life's little speedbumps and she's had to really self examine a bit.

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  84. I'm totally forcing my children to watch Lost Boys with me tonight. It will be good for them.

    As far as what year this is, this year is "She Drives Me Crazy." Last year was "Empire Records, and the year before that was "10 Things I Hate About You."

    But really, every year is about "10 Things I hate About You" and "saved" at my house.

    Also, there needs to be a "big trouble in little China" year.

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  85. Oh, and for the record, I am the most interesting man in the world. Trust me on that. That guy on those commercials? I won't even return his calls.

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  86. What, Dark Crystal is so not horsecock, lol. The Gelflings were tres cute. Not to mention, those ugly Skeksis were scary mofo's.

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  87. In what way is Dark Crystal crap?! Poor little Gelflings.

    And, look, I appreciate your, well, appreciation for the films of my era, but let's be honest (and channel my grandmother): you don't have the appropriate frame of reference, young lady.

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  88. LB, Jack Burton never goes out of style.

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  89. I'm in my 20s...and I want out.

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  90. What about real, deep-seated embarrassing movies? Ones that you love so hard and with such fury, and people actually shake their heads and back away at their very name?

    Like...okay...I know every single word to "Finian's Rainbow." Love. That. Movie.

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  91. Mine is "So I Married An Ax Murderer".

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  92. I really adore Breakfast Club too. And I have guilty pleasure of watching Adventures in Babysitting.

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  93. Yeah, but Glove, those are classics.

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  94. I mean, every single time I hear "And then he kissed me" I play that movie in my head.

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  95. It's true they are classics. But not all classics are good.

    A Goofy Movie isn't and I love the shit out of that. Even though it's 90's.

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  96. There you go, Glove. That's what I mean. Who the fuck cares about The Goofy Movie? You do. And no one else. That's awesome.

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  97. Oh, God. I think I've got the clincher: Two of a Kind.

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  98. Campus Man? Shit Cal, that's excellent. That movie SUCKS.

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  99. Attack of the Killer Tomatoes was dreadful.

    Another good one I liked, it was a cartoon movie, MadBalls: Escape from Orb. Or The Brave Little Toaster. Also, favourites. I have yet to find those on DVD.

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  100. It really does suck. But he's half naked through the whole thing and completely gorgeous. How could I not love it?

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  101. Has anyone ever seen Rubin and Ed? That is my favorite movie of all time. If anyone knows of it they will instantly be my soul mate.

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  102. the Horse in the Grey Flannel Suit.

    Oh! No Looking Back.

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  103. nevermind that I was on mushrooms the first time I saw it and it has a dear place in my heart. Crispin Glover is the shit.

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  104. Dare I say, the Bill and Ted movies. Now I've done it.

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  105. Tampopo. and Glimmer Man. Oh, my god, it hurts to say I love Glimmer Man, but I do, I really really do.

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  106. No, wait. I've got it: Flash Gordon.

    And I'm spent.

    Not really. I could probably do this all day.

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  107. Seriously, Glove, you play it safe. Doesn't everyone love Bill and Ted?

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  108. I know lots of people who hate Bill and Ted. I'm very much alone on that one.

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  109. It's a classic, I know, but I couldn't resist.

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  110. People hate Bill and Ted? What are they, communists?

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  111. Secret Garden, Weekend at Bernie's, What About Bob?

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  112. These are the same people that say they like foreign movies because they saw Amelie once.

    (yes, it's a great movie, I'm not mocking it at all.)

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  113. I don't understand how anyone could hate Bill and Ted. I mean, Keanu Reeves is GOLD in that movie.

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  114. Hot Dog, the Movie
    Meatballs III: Summer Job
    Conan the Barbarian
    Krull
    Beastmaster
    The Incredible Shrinking Woman
    Hard Ticket to Hawaii
    Red Sonja

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  115. Okay, Hard Ticket to Hawaii? I don't even know what that IS.

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  116. Omg, Krull. I love that movie. There is also, Day of the Triffids.

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  117. It's a truly terrible titty movie with one of the stars of The Bold and the Beautiful.

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  118. ...And, once again, I'm the only one in the room that wants to watch on a loop a Crispin Glover in a film about a cat funeral.

    Nobody ever understands me.

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  119. Cal, you are blowing my mind right now.

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  120. Blues, I had to IMDB that shit. I haven't heard of that, either.

    Man, I am so not as good at movies as I thought.

    And they don't carry it on Netflix. Horsecock, again.

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  121. Breakin II (electric boogaloo)

    The original Batman movie

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  122. I used to rent this movie all the time until all of the places I rented from no longer carried it because all of their copies had been stolen. I'm telling you, there is something about that movie.

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  123. I totally just remembered, The Wizard with Christian Slater. And, Little Monsters with Howie Mandel.

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  124. Chris, I hope by "orignal Batman" you mean Adam West.

    "Some days you just can't get rid of a bomb."

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  125. although most people I recommend it to end up telling me there is something seriously wrong with me if I think it's good after they see it. But it's fuckin' AWESOME.

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  126. Blues, I've never even heard of that movie. And I can't get into Crispin Glover after BTTF. I mean, there was Ben. And that weird shit he did on Letterman. And Charlies Fucking Angels.

    But I'll take your word for it.

    Rass, I did spend the better part of my college years working at a local video store.

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  127. Willow!

    Thats when my love for midget porn was birthed.

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  128. Blues, as long as it's not like Gummo, it can't be that bad.

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  129. Me too, Cal. Me too. Video store clerk.

    We used to pick the most unknown title returned every single day, and watch it the day after. Then we'd like, comb through the shelves and watch all the movies that had never been rented.

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  130. I mean Willard, not Ben.

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  131. Willow is an obsession of mine. I know that movie by heart. Not to mention Val Kilmer is fucking sexy as hell in that movie.

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  132. Adam West is the effing pimp!

    Spandex and a distended belly.

    If you havent seen this movie, do yourself a fav and get it!

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  133. Lower the Batladder from the batcopter and hand me the bat shark repellent so I get this exploding man eating shark off my leg!

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  134. I cry every time I hear little Michael Jackson sing the Ben theme song. Or at least I want to.

    pssst: Frankenweenie? Really? Nice.

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  135. Black Sheep. The movie with the zombie sheep. Not the Chris Farley one.

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  136. But nothing will ever beat the terrible awesomeness of Spice World.

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  137. Pssst: Thanks, it was good. Frankenweenie. Pass it on.

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  138. "What goes up white and comes down yellow and white?"

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  139. Yeah. Adam West was awesome. I remember running home to watch the show, slipping and breaking my nose.

    The "original" Fantastic Four movie also set the bar pretty fuckin high.

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  140. Good Lord, this comment thread is so not for me. See y'all tomorrow.

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  141. "How do you divide seventeen apples among sixteen people?"

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  142. Time Bandits
    The Warriors
    Toxic Avenger
    April Fool's Day (god I love this one -- and I loved it more when Psych did a take-off on it)

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  143. Have you heard this one? It'll kill you Batman!

    Pretty *fishy* what happened to me on that ladder.

    Eggsellent question seniorita Rasso.

    I loved everything in that movie. Even the trailer.

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  144. Holy Polaris Batman! Make apple sauce!

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  145. What has yellow skin and writes?

    What people are always in a hurry?

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  146. Love the Warriors.
    After Hours
    Hanoi Hilton
    Every Which Way But Loose
    Casino Royale (Peter Sellers)
    After the Fox

    Okay, anything with Peter Sellers

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  147. This site has some pretty funny Batman quotes.

    http://members.tripod.com/AdamWest/b-lectur.htm

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  148. rushing people...RUSSIANS!

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  149. Smokey and the Bandit
    Stroker's Ace
    Anything with Burt

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  150. fuck what's the first one...

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  151. Super Mario Bros movie :D

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  152. Gus
    Memphis Belle
    Emil and the Detectives
    Run Appaloosa Run
    Cannonball Run
    SHOUT AT THE DEVIL

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  153. I think I need to work now.

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  154. It's a shame this isn't our work.

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  155. I know. I totally wish I still worked at a video store.

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  156. or a bar. Bartending and video store clerk = easily the two best jobs ever.

    Combine the two? And you have my lifelong dream. Owning a bar that rents movies and plays worse ones.

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  157. Night of the Comet pooz joo bitches.

    Pos: I used to be drawn to men with dark shady souls, and now I find myself irresistibly drawn to the sunny types. Maybe it's because I'm old, bitter and dee-vorced.

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  158. You keep doing that, Chris, as if you have the power to Dib me.

    What if I trump you by calling dibbs on Pos?

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  159. Also, for the record, I like Foxglove. But, I have a high level of tolerance for teenagers and young adults, too.

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  160. Fine.
    You berate my dibbing prowess and in the same breath call dibbs on Pos?

    What if Pos calls dibbs on someone? Is that more valid that the dibbs you decry.

    I have used all of the big words and nonsense I have allotted for the day, night all.

    Besides I like BB now. She doesn't crush my delusions by saying words to me.

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  161. Sorry. My pelt is dib resistant. And as far as I know, I have never called "dibs" on anyone or anything. I just assumed everyone was dib resistant.

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  162. Great review Cal.

    And for the record, I never liked Bill and Ted.

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  163. OMG. Pos dismissed and dissed my dibs.

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  164. LB -- There was no intentionality about it. I simply have never had any dibs that ever stuck. They have always slid off, of their own accord. Not unlike water off a duck. I didn't make me this way. It's not my fault. I am a victim. Can't you see that?

    Am I digging out or digging deeper?

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  165. Also, Bill S. Preston, Esquire, and Ted "Theodore" Logan are just fucking awesome.

    People who don't like them need an attitude adjustment.

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  166. Rassles said- "Also: I find her boring. She does seem very kind, and she's an okay writer, but I really don't identify with her in any way, and I don't feel compelled to read about her.

    But I feel like a jackass for saying it, which is unusual."

    Thinking the same thing. Which kinda pisses me off because I don't want to be accountable as a jackass.

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  167. Pos: victim mentality will never save you from my wrath. I am a woman scored. Feel my fiery rage.

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  168. For the record, not liking something, no matter how likeable, doesn't make you a jackass. People are entitled to not like blogs.

    I hearken back to when I reviewed Chris from A Free Man a few weeks ago. I found it kinda ho-hum, but I KNOW that there are several peoplee who would have killed me for that and buried my body digitially.

    It happens.

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  169. "I am a woman scored."

    Excuse me, but is your Freudian slip showing?

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  170. Oh, I'm not instantly evolved into a jackass, I just feel like one. Like kicking puppies or something or telling a little girl that I dipped her lolly in sewage while her back was turned.

    LB-Soft cow is all new as a descriptor for me. I have wonderful mental images and I'm rather fond of what I see.

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  171. I call dibs on me.

    And Sarah, you are one crazy bitch for being all anti-Bill and Ted.

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  172. "something strange is afoot at the Circle K"

    God, my friends and I used to watch that Bill & Ted movie over and over. That is the only line I recall from it, though. My memory sucks anymore.

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  173. Here's my Keanu Reeves impression.

    Whoa.


    Thank you, thank you I'm here all week.

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  174. Excellent, Thanny.

    Sometimes I get Bill & Ted and Wayne's World mixed up in my head. It's all one big 90's blur.

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  175. Thanatos -- That sounded like his "Whoah!" from the Matrix, not the one from Bill and Ted, Dangerous Liaisons, or even that Shakespeare thing he did.

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  176. PoS : yeah, that's what I was going for. Didn't you notice the dark glasses?

    Anyway, my Keanu Reeves Bill and Ted impression

    Whoah dude. *air guitar*

    Thank you come again.

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  177. Glad to see I'm not the only one who thinks everything Keanu does sounds like he's checking out the next big wave.

    Whoa, dude, surf's totally up~

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Grow a pair.