9. Number 9. Number 9.
went to see "9" this weekend with Beloved Girlfriend.
The quick review is as follows:
A million dollars worth of animation but about
29-cents worth of plot. Long on imagination, short
Although astonishingly detailed and expertly animated
this movie desperately needed about
not unlike the very similar "Wall-E" (both begin
with little mechanical creatures alone in a post-apocalyptic
world). The story has more plot holes than the
9-11 Report but it's so immersive you have to overlook
flaws in this regard.
Unlike Wall-E this movie is PG-13 and is therefore
unsuitable for the wee ones. Indeed, some of the
creatures are truly
creeeeeeee-py. However, for the more mature of
us, which may or may not include yours truly, it's
The Teabaggers invaded Washington, D.C. this past
Saturday, pledging to bring 2 million like-minded
morons to our nation's capitol to.... well, I'm
Although they claimed that ABC numbered the total
crowd at 1.5 million knuckleheads and ne'er-do-wells
ABC cried foul, saying they'd said no such thing.
to the Park Service, was
somewhere between 40,000-60,000.
In case your math is weak, that's 2% of the number
they predicted would appear.
In other words... Total fucking FAIL.
Couldn't happen to a meaner bunch of racist assholes.
Addendumb: You can share the stupid in Flickr pics here.
One last thing... remember Joe "You
from last week's House speech by the prez? His
upcoming political Democratic opponent in 2010
has since received almost a million bucks from
(average amount: $25). It's not too
late to join the fun so if you'd like to donate
a little something I'm sure we'd all
benefit... except for Mr. Wilson.