Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Desperate Housewives. My Neighborhood Edition Pt 2

If you haven't read the first part, scroll down about 5 entries.

So you remember my neighbor, the guy whose wife up and left him for some other man, taking their daughter with her? This guy now comes home from work every day, morose and depressed. He used to be pretty friendly, always a smile and a wave when he saw you. Now he looks like he wants to kill himself.

I hear from my wife who heard from the neighbor on the other side of him that it just got worse for the guy. Apparently he's been living in the house next to me for about twenty years, but it's still in his father's name.

His father was recently diagnosed with brain cancer and he died--and whoever has power of attorney over the father's will has decided to kick my neighbor out of his house. The house he's been paying the mortgage on for like twenty years.

So his wife has now hit him with the divorce papers and he's being thrown out of his house. I'll level with you--if the person with the power of attorney didn't agree to give me my money back from paying twenty years of mortgage, I would kill them. I'm not using rhetoric or exaggeration here.

I absolutely would become Aric Blue. I would quietly move out, then stalk the person for about a year. I would figure out how to kill them and get away with it, and I would do it. And I wouldn't lose a wink of sleep over it.

But hey, there's a silver lining to all this. If he has to move, he'll have to take his annoying dog with him.

What, you thought I meant that there was a silver lining for him? Nah...

Thursday, June 07, 2007

Blog Strike

Ok, that's four blogs without a single response. I'm afraid the management has now gone on strike.

Wednesday, June 06, 2007

Jericho Saved

Hey, whaddaya know...sometimes the networks CAN do the right thing.

They just announced today that, due to massive viewer support, Jericho's going to get at least seven episodes next year. I know, not many, but at least they can wrap up the story they began last year.

A story that you, if you're not already watching, should check out when it hits dvd. Give it six episodes or so...unlike some other shows, this show is ultimately NOT about the mystery they first present to you. They give you that answer about 3/4 of the way through the season.

But the show's full of surprises and interesting characters. Check it out. Well worth it.

Saturday, June 02, 2007

I Can't Work Like This

Trying to do some editing on a side project for a friend, and VH1 is playing those fuckin' "I Love The 70's" marathons.

I gotta tell ya--when these things run I can't help but pull off my headphones and watch. Granted, the 80's are more my speed, but the 70's ones after 1976--I remember some of those things(I was six years old in 1976).

Like, they just did a segment on the DeLaurentis "King Kong" and I totally remember loving that flick as a kid.

Damn Vh1. Damn you to hell. (I have work to do...)