The sun is FINALLY out, half of the people haven’t come into work yet, and I thought it was Thursday for the last three days. That can only mean one thing! Let’s get to it.
First off, I want some advice. The other day, a friend and I were talking about movies and movie actors, and he mentioned how Matthew McConaughey’s career has taken an unexpected turn up. Like, for years there he was doing some C-level romantic comedies that even I wouldn’t see (which is saying something) – except the “Wedding Planner." That’s just good movie-making.
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But since I’ve never been one to need logic or reason to make a sound argument, I decided to take this to CB.
CB, looking at the clock: “You think we have time to rent a movie tonight?”
Me (excitedly, since my mind power was working on him): “Yes! And I have a movie idea! But I want you to have an open mind about it, ok?”
CB: “Oh God, I can only imagine.”
Me: “No, seriously, just hear me out. I’ve actually heard that it’s a pretty good movie.”
CB: “I’m really not going to like this, am I?”
Me: “No, I think maybe we’ll both be pleasantly surprised!”
CB: “Ok, what movie?”
Me: “Magic Mike.”
Me: “It’s the stripper movie with Matthew McConaughey.”
CB: “I know what it is.”
Me: “So what do you think?”
CB: “I think you’re crazy.”
Me: “But besides that.”
CB: “You’re a piece of work.”
Me: “Is that a yes?”
But then Cablevision decided to hate me and not have it available OnDemand, much to CB’s dismay, and so I've yet to see Matthew in all of his glory (maybe literally? Sorry, CB.)
So who’s seen it? Is it good? Will CB never let me choose movies again?
If movies aren't your thing, head on over to the book blog and check out the Book of the Week. I read this book (after reading the review on the blog) and was not disappointed. And, like my mom, found myself interested to read even more of Mary Karr's work. So, check it out by clicking here. And enjoy!
Speaking of mom’s, I’m going to do you all a solid and remind you that Sunday is Mother’s Day. And while my mom’s gift is already on its way, this video made me laugh because I’ve been known to go the mug route once or twice. And also, please don’t buy your mom a rock. Or a box of spatulas.
Happy Mother’s Day to all of the mom’s out there, especially mine. Because she’s the best. Obviously.
And now, the Video of the Week.
Just this morning, the finishing touches are being put on One World Trade Center, making it the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. So almost 12 years after 9-11, we finally have a nearly completed tower in lower Manhattan.
And while I know that there are mixed feelings about the building, the design, or whatever else we New Yorkers want to complain about, I, for one, am happy to see it standing tall now. So, I decided to throw a little love to New York today, while also remedying the fact that I haven’t had nearly enough Hova on here. Win/win.
Happy Friday, everyone! Now go show some love to your mothers this weekend!