1) I want to see this movie.
2) Liev Schreiber is an excellent comedic actor. I want to recommend the movie Mixed Nuts, but I haven't seen it in quite some time and now I am worried that I will find the treatment of his character problematic.
My dad's family is exactly the same...except for the peanut butter.
The Sellout is so good. So so good. It might be my favorite ToB book, although I liked quite a few and am having a hard time ranking them (no brackets for me).
Right now, I'm trying to finish The Sympathizer before it comes up again on Monday. This is the first year that I've read most of the TOB books and I'm finding that I'm enjoying it a lot more than previous years because I know what everyone is talking about.
I've become a convert to RescueTime, a browser extension that basically spies on you and tells you how unproductive you've been. Sometimes you need the guilt of an all-seeing computer Big Brother to get moving on that conference paper.
I've had some luck buying tapestries from Society6.com They are sort of Etsy/Cafe Press-ish? Prints from indie artists in a variety of media, but the tapestries are nifty--you can get a HUGE one for less than $100. And there are frequently coupon codes.
Asking a for a Stendig calendar for Christmas this past year was one of my BEST CHOICES EVER.
Deadwood. Deadwood. Deadwood.
And here I thought I was the only person who had ever seen Exit to Eden.
Hooray books! I LOVED LOVED LOVED Man v. Nature.
I'm continuing my Rooster Reading (TM)--Just finished The New World. DOES ANYONE WANT TO TALK ABOUT THE NEW WORLD????
And...I just started the Tsar of Love and Techno.
OOOH yes! I forgot Etgar Keret!