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11/10/09 / SDHC

I saw State of Play over the weekend, and overall I was a bit disappointed. Two specific points stuck out for me: The relationship between Russell Crowe’s and Robin Wright Penn’s characters seemed superfluous, unnecessary to the plot of the movie. It was poorly developed and portrayed. What was the point of them having romantic/sexual [...]

3/27/09 / Dance

12:43 PM New study reveals that crabs feel pain when they are boiled alive. Researchers used wires to shock hermit crabs, who then scampered out of their shells “indicating that the experience is unpleasant for them.” Quoted from the article: “Millions of crustacean are caught or reared in aquaculture for the food industry,” he said. [...]

3/19/09

6:13 PM Picture of the day (not mine): 3:25 PM Last night I saw Bill Maher’s Religulous. It was very good, in his signature sarcastic style. Toward the end he said something I really liked, something along the lines of: What society needs in response to the unanswered questions we have as human beings are [...]

Defining moment: films

Just a caution: I feel like sharing some irrelevant details in this post. Last night at the gym, as I was warming up on the elliptical machine for my workout, Mission Impossible III was playing on one of the many silver Sony LCD screens suspended off the ceiling. I plugged my earphones into the machine [...]

3/15/09 / Mooli

7:51 PM Climbing Everest 3:00 PM Watching Angoor. Absolutely hilarious! I wish Gulzar had made many more movies than he has. 2:52 PM Had the season’s first mountain bike ride yesterday. The weather was around 65 degrees at mid-day; it couldn’t have been better. I rode the Marshall Mesa Trail and Community Ditch Trail.

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