Posts Tagged ‘Movies’

I Even Do The Accent

May 13, 2020

What I almost always say:  It’s true we can’t discount that possibility until we have more data.

What I am all too often thinking while I say it:  It’s NOT a tumor!

“The Mayor Of Shark City”

April 20, 2020

Do you ever get the feeling that too many of the current crop of politicians left the movie Jaws with the wrong takeaway message about how a politician should handle a crisis?

I Feel This Way About A Lot Of Vices

August 16, 2019

Violet Beauregarde:  Spitting’s a dirty habit.

Willy Wonka:  I know a worse one.

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory

Another Quote To Describe My Mood As We Approach The Second Grade Finish Line

April 24, 2019

What I don’t understand is . . . when you owe a bookie a lot of money, and he, say, blows off one of your toes, you still owe him the money.  Doesn’t seem fair to me.

– Dr. Farthing, Dirty Work

My Parenting Experience This Week In A Nutshell

April 19, 2019

Mr. Furious (AKA “My Son”):  Why am I doing this again?

The Sphinx (AKA “Me”):  When you can balance a tack hammer on your head, you will head off your foes with a balanced attack.

Mr. Furious:  And why am I wearing the watermelon on my feet?

The Sphinx: I don’t remember telling you to do that.

– Mystery Men

Huh

March 29, 2019

One of my favorite gags in Mystery Men involved the idea of “chicken rentals.”  So much so that for a time I included “chicken rentals” on my business cards in the hopes that somebody would ask “Who would want to rent a chicken?“.

Today I learned that chicken rentals are an actual thing.  (Apparently a lot of people learned this today and the sites seem to be overloaded, so I’m not including a link here, but you can seriously search for “chicken rentals” yourself and see what I’m talking about.)

I’m Pretty Sure I Know What She Meant, But I’m Going To Watch The Movie With Her Anyway Just To Be On The Safe Side

March 4, 2019

“Watching Coco is my new Halloween tradition,” L’s Mother announced the other day.  “I’m going to watch it every Halloween even if I have to watch it with my dead family.”

This Came Up In Conversation Today

February 13, 2019

Dead Poets Society is one of the greatest movies I have ever seen that I’ve never wanted to see again.

Fortunately, I Had

December 21, 2018

Me:  So I just read that Julie Andrews voices some kind of monster in Aquaman.

Lala and L’s Mother:   (simultaneously)  Really?!  We have to see this movie!

Me:  Wow.  I hope I read that right then.

L’s Mother:  (teasing, but ominously)  I hope you did too.

Something Suggested To Me By Lala

November 13, 2018

Now that Stan Lee is no longer available, I’d like to think that he would like it if Ryan Reynolds took over the role of the cameo king of superhero movies.