Jul 8, 2014 Butch commented on We Just Can't Stand Ourselves.
"It would be better if I could only stop thinking. Thoughts are the dullest thing. Duller than flesh." I came across this quote by Sartre just after reading this post.
Mar 20, 2014 Butch commented on More ZZ Top: Inception of the Beards.
This is the funniest account of ZZ Top's inception:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vbUOm2Ewi…
Dec 22, 2013 Butch commented on American Russell.
I thought the principal characters in Casino and Goodfellas (Henry Hill, Jimmy Conway, Tommy, Sam Rothstein, Nicky Santoro, etc.) were the characters running around trying to scrape together a living while the fat cats live out their huge Greek tragedies.
Sep 5, 2013 Butch commented on Terrible Headline of the Day.
Ha--Just like George Saunders's story "Adams"
Aug 7, 2013 Butch commented on What Do You Think of the New Trailer for Spike Jonze's Her?.
I wish it was called 'Her?'
Dec 14, 2012 Butch commented on The Past Year in Mass Shootings in the United States: A Timeline.
What about the cafe racer shooting back in June? Doesn't that count?
Nov 18, 2012 Butch commented on Today in the Surveillance State: G.K. Chesterton.
One of my favorite books. Thank god there aren't too many Chestertons--our work would be more difficult. Tho maybe our world would be a better place.
Jul 11, 2012 Butch commented on Is Your Bar Throwing a Breaking Bad Viewing Party on Sunday? Let Me Know!.
Central Cinema is showing the premiere along with last season's finale. With beer.
May 11, 2011 Butch commented on Colbert Stumps Trump.
Everyone knows the 13 stripes are for good luck.
Feb 24, 2011 Butch commented on Meet Peter the Mechanic.
That reminds me of one of Mencken's great quotes: "a cynic is someone who, when he sees flowers, wonders who has died." (paraphrased)