Señor Grumblecakes (jervo) wrote,
Señor Grumblecakes
jervo

1. This weekend's Subway Series was painful to watch. Waaaay too many errors and sloppiness; the Mets could've very easily swept the series considering how anemic the Yankees' offense was, and yet the Mets somehow managed to play even worse when it counted. Still, being 4.5 games behind Baltimore (and 2 games behind Boston) is pretty goddamned impressive, considering that 11-18 start.

2. After Kath and I saw The Life Aquatic in the theater, she immediately ran out and bought the soundtrack. I wasn't terribly interested at the time - the only Wes Anderson movie that prompted me to buy the soundtrack before the credits finished rolling was Rushmore - but after watching the Mark Mothersbaugh supplement on the TLA DVD, I've fallen in love with it. Specifically, MM's "Let Me Tell You About My Boat", which is 1:33 of pure wistful delight. The TLA DVD reveals that the opening theme of this particular piece is actually a musical palindrome of a cue from The Royal Tenenbaums, which is amazing. Anyway, if you happen to have that soundtrack (and I'm sure many of you do), cue that track and let the happiness descend upon you.

2A. Bonus question: what's your favorite soundtrack? Mine is a tie between Singles and Ocean's Twelve.

3. Had my CT scan very early this morning; my doc will get the results tomorrow. Trying very hard to not get overly anxious about it.

4. I've gotten incredibly bored with my Xbox collection of late; all my long-awaited must-have titles were released right on top of each other (Jade Empire, Psychonauts, Forza, etc.) and now there's nothing until the port of GTA:SA on June 6. Nothing at E3 screamed "must-have", and the stuff that still looked really interesting won't be coming out until next year. This is not necessarily a bad thing; it'll be nice to actually do other things every now and then.

Hungry. Must get food. Now.
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