Saturday, May 06, 2006



mrjumbo said...

More of the same:

Four jobs you have had in your life:
1. Cooking burgers at Del Taco
2. Transcribing tape recordings of Vladek Spiegelman's conversations with his son for The Complete Maus
3. Proofreading Troilus and Cressida for The Riverside Chaucer
4. Delivering the San Francisco Chronicle (my first paying job in publishing)

Four movies you would watch over and over (in no specific order):
1. "Mr. Anderson. It seems that you've been living two lives." (Runner-up: "It's like wiping your ass with silk.")
2. "Think you used enough dynamite there, Butch?"
3. "How's that working out for you . . . being clever?"
4. Mobilette . . . 11 CV Citroën . . . Nagra . . . "J'aime pas les ascenseurs."

Four places you have lived:
1. Irvine, California
2. East Flatbush, New York
3. Tzuba, Israel
4. Palo Alto, California

Four TV shows you love to watch:
1. I've heard of TV. "Get a Life" was pretty good.

Six places you have been on vacation:
1. Yahk, British Columbia
2. Tucumcari, New Mexico
3. Esens, Ostfriesland
4. The Elvis Inn, Israel
5. Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump Provincial Historic Site, Alberta
6. National Civil Rights Museum, Memphis

Four Websites you visit daily:
1. CNN
2. Calvin and Hobbes
3. Doonesbury
4. Dilbert
plus two:
5. Woot

Four of your favorite foods:
1. "Frank-n-beans!"
2. "Plate o' shrimp"
3. "Maggots, Michael--you're eating maggots. How do they taste?"
4. "Was you ever bit by a dead bee?"

Four places you would rather be right now:
1. "What is it, Major Lawrence, that attracts you personally to the desert?" "It's clean."
2. "Bob! The window was bricked over!" ("Elle était murée la fenêtre!")
3. "Val, you're crossing onto B . . . We are so fucked!"
4. "Sicilians were spawned by niggers . . . Now, if that's a fact, tell me: Am I lying?"

Four people you are tagging who I think might respond:
1. Bro #3
2. Andrew
3. Pat Garrett
4. Billy the Kid

Four things I always carry with me:
1. Keys (three sets--house, car, work)
2. Six quarters
3. Pen
4. Cell phone

Papa Bradstein said...

Isn't there, like, a statute of limitations on these things, dude?

Anyway, the interesting exercise would be to update this once a year, without reviewing the prior year's entry first.

Glad to see that you had some. . .uh. . .a gas in the desert.