It's been a weird week. Between the circus in Green Bay with Brett Favre, to the Olympics opening to an almost unanimous national chorus of "Zzzzzzzzzzzzzz," you'd think all Americans gave a crap about was football -- and you'd pretty much be right.
But that doesn't mean the rest of the world stopped turning.So with all that in mind -- here are this weeks risers and fallers, and the buzz as it looks from here.
Once the games start playing it's a sure bet all of the crap from the past few weeks will be forgotten, but as it stands right now he's gone from American hero to whiny crybaby in the blink of an eye, and lost a ton of respect along the way. Paris
Is it possible that we've all become so numb to her rich ditz act that the Funnyordie spot she did rebutting John McCain's attack ad against Obama made her almost seem ..cool?
-- Nope, still a skeez.
Everyone should have one of these. Not only does it clean the house without any effort on my part, but it taunts my pets at the same time. Totally worth it. Pineapple
I do hope that the film turns out to be a success -- but I've got a bad feeling about it. To me there's a real difference between a movie where stoners bumble through a problem and one where stoners try to prove that there's some kind of actual value to being high. Tropic
The question is, will this turn out to be Zoolander (which had something for almost everybody), The Cable Guy (which I personally felt was hilarious, but flopped at the box office) or will it be like every other film Ben Stiller has ever made -- a steaming pile of crap? I can't say for sure, but what I do know is that every time I see Robert Downey Jr. in the trailer, I totally lose it. Raccoons I used to think you were cute, but now you're starting to bug me. The
I hate to sound crass, but every time the games are held in a country where you can find out the results before you can watch the competitions, it makes it even more boring than it already is. And there are few things in this world that are more boring than the Summer Games. The
They were never a bad band through their many years -- but like so many other British pop groups from the 80's -- their first album is the one that endures the best. I've been listening to this one a lot lately, and it's just fantastic cover to cover.
[Listening to: Sevendust – "Waffle" ]