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Very cool, fun weekend.

1. Kath and I got up super early on Saturday to say hi to my mom, brother and stepfather, who were en route to Chicago via LGA, which is about 5 minutes away from our apartment. And since we were already awake and caffienated, we decided to take a long walk and see the matinee showing of "Knocked Up", which was probably even funnier than I expected it to be. If I was forced to find fault with it, it'd probably be that I need more Paul Rudd. (That being said, the scene with Rudd and Rogen in Vegas, tripping on mushrooms and taking in Cirque du Soleil, is an instant classic.)

2. Movie pitch: (Seth Rogen and Paul Rudd) + (Simon Pegg and Nick Frost) = profit, mass hysteria

3. Yesterday we decided to hike on over to the brand-new Staples which just opened a few blocks away. Staples isn't necessarily anything to get excited over, but still - it's a big store, and it's a 5 minute walk from the apartment, and we ended up getting some much-needed supplies - not the least of which is a digital coin sorter. Again, you wouldn't think this is anything to get excited about, but 30 minutes after we got it set up, we'd sorted and wrapped over $200 in loose change that had been piling up all over the place.

4. Last night's Sopranos - pretty good. And without getting into spoilers or anything, I just think it needs to be said that Phil Leotardo has to go down as one of the best/worst bad guys in television history.

5. Oh - finally got around to picking up Paul Shirley's book; I'm about 40 pages in or so, and it's just great. For those of you who don't know who he is; imagine that one of your best friends happened to be a professional bastketball player, and happened to keep an LJ of his experiences. That's more or less what this book actually is. I really don't care about basketball, but Shirley's writing is absolutely terrific - and very, very funny.