Date Archives October 2003

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As of now, the plan at WWE Survivor Series in November is for Vince McMahon to defeat The Undertaker in their "buried alive" match. This would lead to Taker taking an extended leave, only to return at Wrestlemania XX next year using his old "dead…

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Whenever I'm at Jamba Juice, I like to pretend to be 19th century literary characters when the person taking my order asks for a name. —How do you spell that? —L-O-R-D-space-F-A-U-N-T-L- —Hold up. L-O-R-D-space- —F-A-U-N-T-L-E-R-O-Y. Lord Fauntleroy. —I'm sorry, sir, that's too many characters. —Too…

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Homecoming is this weekend at UCLA. I saw some people making floats for the sorry-ass parade. I remember in high school, each class would make a parade float for Homecoming. Students and parents would spend days designing and constructing these elaborate compositions of wood, chicken…

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On Friday, Apple will release Panther, the latest version of Mac OS X. I assumed they called it "Panther" because it's the follow-up to Mac OS X Jaguar. Then, I saw the box for Panther. All that's missing is a commercial with Louis Farrakhan speaking…

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And now, actual pitches for animated series: —It's about a sponge who wears pants and lives in a pineapple under the sea. —It's about vegetables who re-live Bible stories. —It's about the pride of white lions who perform in Siegfried & Roy's Las Vegas act….

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—who was in that class —the 27 one —hendrix —joplin —cobain —and one other person i cant remember —but maybe more —oh —the doors —morrison, i think —yeah, jim morrison —elliott smith was 34 —oh well —yeah —that would have been awesome —more succesful rock…

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This has been the best and worst baseball post-season I've ever witnessed. Thrilling games make for heartbreaking losses. The Giants' close losses were depressing. The Cubs' Game 6 and 7 losses were frustrating. The Red Sox's Game 7 loss made Rory cry, nerves totally shot….

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There's a Benihana commercial currently airing on television that's obviously inspired by the movie Kill Bill. A white Uma Thurman-esque woman fights a sword-wielding Asian dude, complete with flips and rips through rice paper screens, while an imitation of the instrumental heard when Lucy Liu…

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Japanese audiences will see an even more explicit version of Kill Bill: Volume 1. For one thing, one sequence — presented in black-and-white in the US version — will remain in color. Because of the copious amount of blood on screen, Tarantino thought the MPAA…

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FARMINGTON HILLS, Mich.—Head south on Orchard Lake Road, one of suburban Detroit's busiest streets, and on your right, you'll pass a strip mall, a bank, a Chinese restaurant, and what appears to be a Nazi concentration camp. Actually, it's a new Holocaust museum that resembles…

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