Date Archives February 2008

Adam Ramblings 14

Have seen Zero of the Foreign Film Oscar nominees. I'm vaguely disgusted with myself. [source] And yes, the winner was "The one about the Holocaust." The Academy is banal. [source] » I don't understand the typographical methodology behind PricewaterhouseCoopers' logo. Why is "waterhouse" staggered? »…

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Herbie Hancock

Why does the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences even bother awarding an Oscar for "best original song" anymore? This year's nominees appear to fill a quota more than anything. Three of the five songs are from Enchanted. Another was technically ineligible but cleared…

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Shattered Ass

Food Network tool Robert Irvine (Dinner: Impossible) fabricated stories about being a knight and owning a castle. and earning a B.S. in food and nutrition. and working on the wedding cake for Prince Charles and Princess Diana. and being a White House chef. and biting…

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Togo's

"Next!" I'd never seen her before. I considered passing, but I was the only person in line. I reluctantly approached the counter. "Can I get a Chipotle Roast Beef sandwich?" She consulted a laminated chart. "Chipotle Roast Beef…" Not again, I thought. Why do I…

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