Monday, July 27, 2009

Chia Obama

Is this for real? I think it is...

Just saw a commercial for this on ESPN less than ten minutes ago. This is hilarious...

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

1st halfsies - film

Haven't seen too many movies yet this year. Here are my top 5 so far...

1. Up
2. Public Enemies
3. Two Lovers
4. Away We Go
5. (tie)/ I Love You Man / The Hangover

Movies I haven't seen yet that could have affected the list

Adventureland (Greg Mottola)
State of Play (Kevin MacDonald)
Sugar (Anna Bolden, Ryan Fleck)
Moon (Duncan Jones)
The Hurt Locker (Kathryn Bigelow)
Whatever Works (Woody Allen)

Film I'm looking forward to...

The Road (John Hillcoat)
Shutter Island (Martin Scorsese)
Funny People (Judd Apatow)
The Informant (Steven Soderbergh)
Inglorious Basterds (Quentin Tarantino)
Me and Orson Welles (Richard Linklater)
Avatar (James Cameron)
500 Days of Summer (Marc Webb)
The Lovely Bones (Peter Jackson)
Invictus (Clint Eastwood)
Nine (Rob Marshall)
Precious (Lee Daniels)
Green Zone (Paul Greengrass)
Where the Wild Things Are (Spike Jonze)
The Last Station (Michael Hoffman)
A Serious Man (Coen Brothers)
Brothers (Jim Sheridan)
Taking Woodstock (Ang Lee)
Up in the Air (Jason Reitman)
The Boat That Rocked (Richard Curtis)
Sherlock Holmes (Guy Ritchie)

Thats all for now. Let me know if I missed any

Sunday, July 5, 2009

1st halfsies

6 months of 2009 are history. 6 months to go. Here are my favorite albums of the first half of the year. The more I listen, they are subject to change.

1. Animal Collective - Merriweather Post Pavilion
2. Green Day - 21st Century Breakdown
3. The Decemberists - The Hazards of Love
4. Grizzly Bear - Veckatimest
5. Wilco - Wilco (The Album)
6. Doves - Kingdom of Rust
7. Mos Def - The Ecstatic
8. The Mars Volta - Octahedron
9. Conor Oberst and the Mystic Valley Band - Outer South
10. Dave Matthews Band - Big Whiskey and the Groogrux King
11. Other Lives - Other Lives
12. Ben Harper and the Relentless 7 - White Lies for Dark Times
13. U2 - No Line on the Horizon

Albums I'm looking forward to

The Dead Weather - Horehound (July 14)
The Roots - How I Got Over (August 11)
Third Eye Blind - Ursa Major (August 18)
Matisyahu - Light (August 25)
David Bazan - Curse Your Branches (September 1)
Muse - The Resistance (September 14)
Pearl Jam - Backspacer (September 22)

And any other unannounced albums that may drop in '09...