Hanah invited me to see Real Time with Bill Maher with her and her mom. I had a great time. They picked me up around 4, and we proceeded to the studio. Hanah and I walked around Farmer’s Market (eh? yeah?) for a while before rushing back to the studio only to find that we didn’t need to, heh. The guests on the show were Michael Moore, former Canadian Prime Minister Kim Campbell, Gov. Bill Owens of Colorado, Rep. David Dreir, Ralph Nader, and Andre 3000.
First, I want to say how much I dislike Andre 3000 of Outkast. He’s a fuckin’ dumb ass. Bill Maher kept trying to get him to seem… alive… but failed. “Uh… you think they were being racist towards Al Sharpton? Hm… yeah I guess that does sort of make me really mad a little maybe I guess.” Perhaps I’m paraphrasing. I’ve lost what little respect I had for Outkast. Only black person on the show… way to make your race look good, fool, lol. Bill Maher was pretty funny and generally witty although he didn’t know what to say to Governor Bill Owens once. He just sort of stammered, but it wasn’t due to the Gov. making a great point or anything of the sort. Dreir said something about Kerry flip-flopping when it came to issues and later said that he’d make Moore a republican. Moore asked if that would make him a flip-flopper, which was pretty damn funny at the time. He’s very intelligent and speaks well. Dreir also tried criticizing Fahrenheit 9/11 but when Moore asked him if he had seen it, he had to respond that he hadn’t. Both republicans, the congressman and governor, didn’t seem to make any good points in my opinion. That seems a little strange to me because I know I have some right-wing opinions, but I guess issues were never really brought up. It was more about people. I liked Campbell as well. It was funny and interesting when she talked about Canada’s system and its benefits. I also liked how she talked about how a good leader needs the reflexes to react and implied that Bush lacked them. Nader didn’t really make any good points, but Maher and Moore got down on their knees and begged him not to run, which was pretty funny. At the end, balloons were released and someone was cussing about how there weren’t enough balloons. Of course, there was a bit more cussing than there was at the convention.
I had never seen Real Time (no cable), but I really enjoyed it.
Afterwards, we went out to eat. I had a very tasty open-faced hot turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes and gravy, and cranberry sauce. We then went back to Hanah’s house where we watched the show on TV. After it aired and was recorded, we went back and watched in slow-motion to find us. We did. Good times.
Thanks for inviting me Hanah! Good show, good company.
At the top of every monthly archive page, the name of the current month is displayed. Haven’t figured out how to code the correct month yet.
When a comment is made on an entry, the message “An error occurred: No entry_id” appears. I don’t know how to fix it.
If you have a solution, please comment on this message.
Hah! I don’t actually expect help, especially not with the first problem. I haven’t spent much time investigating them yet.
Good movies are rare it seems, but this is definitely one. I suppose I should have listened to Jennifer earlier.
Donnie Darko is a movie about time travel, mental illness, religion, the end of the world, and many other things. At least, I think it is. I’m not really sure.
Donnie is a disturbed teenager. He has a visions or a large, evil bunny who informs him of the destruction of the Universe and tries to get him to stop it and to do many antisocial things.
There’s not a lot more I can say without giving the story away. I did read parts of the official website before watching the movie, and I don’t feel that it hurt the movie watching experience. This is primarily because the site makes no sense without first watching the movie. However, it’s not like the movie will make much sense either. I’ve seen the movie a few times now. I haven’t seen the DVD extras nor the rerelease. The official site helps add to the experience and is a very nice site from a web design point of view.
Today, Jaysen picked up me and Joseph and got to Gable House by about 3. We waited around for Herbert and Hanah only to find that Herbert was still sleeping. So, the three of us played a game while waiting.
My old record was 82 so I broke it by 9 that game. After Herbert and Hanah arrived, we played two more games.
Some black dude asked me if he could have my Clie. Then, he offered me $10 for it. Then, he informed that he had one too. Odd. I max combo’d Can’t Stop Falling in Love on standard. Wasn’t really planning on it though.
Then we went to the Del Amo mall followed by the Galleria. I had stuffed spinach and broccoli pizza with a salad. Very tasty. Oh, and a cinabon. I also complained about the amount of good-looking women out and how they shouldn’t tempt me. Some white dude stopped Joseph to tell him that he bent a spoon too. He bent it for some metal class he was taking. It was pretty cool.
“God’s in His Heaven, All’s Right with the World” Word Count: 6085
Napoleon Dynamite Review
Donnie Darko Review
Dark Alliance Review
Let’s see. I’ve watched Donnie Darko a few times now. I plan on watching it some more. I saw Napoleon Dynamite with some friends on Monday. Both movies need reviews. I don’t really know how well I could write an entry on Donnie Darko though.
I’ve been playing a lot of Dark Alliance lately. I could talk more about it, but I won’t now.
I’ve been feeling really stressed lately although I’m not sure why. I think it’s partly because of this damn network not working. It also has to do with my dad. We fight a lot, which is my fault a lot too. Still, I feel like he’s so confused and stupid. And he acts as if it’s my fault the network doesn’t work right and expects me to be able to fix it all. The more stressed I get, the shorter I get with my brother and dad too. I really shouldn’t be complaining because I know I’m a lazy, unprotective loser. I’m not going to school this summer, I haven’t been doing UCI paperwork, I haven’t taken any placement tests, I don’t have a job, I haven’t been trying to get my license. I can’t help but feel stressed though.
I’ve spent most of my free time the last few days sitting on my bed listening to the Postal Service, No Doubt, and Garbage. They’re… um… I don’t really know what I want to say there. Just pretend I said something about the three bands with general good feeling. Lately I’ve been getting this weird feeling/memory. Last night, while playing Dark Alliance, the fan reminded me of a voice I heard. I could start to hear the voice in my head, but it was faint and sort of far away, slurring… I couldn’t make anything out. It’s not really that I’m hearing a voice… it’s more that the noise from the fan was making me remember this voice. When I’m being reminded of the voice, I can remember more about it. But when it goes away, I can’t remember what I remembered. General bad feelings… I know that. The way my memory works in this case is sort of like that of a dream. After a dream, you can remember general feeling but not detail sometimes. It’s sort of like that. Perhaps the voice was from a dream, and noises in real life remind me of the dream. I don’t know. When I get really stressed out lately, I want to get violent. I want to smash something expensive or get in a fight or something. I don’t know how to release this energy… I can’t actually break anything expensive… and I can’t just go punch someone. I ended up sitting on the couch shaking today.
I did go out for a little bit today though. I had like $7 in nickels and dimes and $5 or so dollars in cash… but I had to save money for bowling. Luckily, my dad gave me $23 today. Dev took a bus down here and then we went to eat, walk, and talk. It was nice to get out and chill with a friend. I’m looking forward to bowling twelve hours from now.
Dedicated to Herbert:
So I’m just kickin’ it.
I’m counting the days.
I hardly can wait for us to hang out.
I’m really missin’ it in so many ways.
I anticipate us making out.
Saturday I'm going to see Karsh Kale in LA Saturday. Looking forward to that too.
Okay, I think I'll go play Dark Alliance for a bit.
I had a good time last night. Let’s see… there was Cheryl, Gian, Chris Martinez, Russell, Kamal, Linh-Nam, Ryo, Jon, Judy, Christine, Allison, Hong, Elieth, Jolan, William… maybe more; I can’t remember. We watched a bunch of TV… Sealab 2021 is pretty cool. We acted perverted a lot… other people took a lot of cool photos. I didn’t. It was really great to see some of these people again. I’m glad everyone seems to be doing fine. Russell said he’s written some unfinished fiction. Man, I’d like to see what he’s written so far. Um, yeah. I had a great time.
Melissa woke me up a little past 2:00 PM today. I took a shower, and Chris picked me up around 3:30. We went to Mel’s house where we waited for Herbert to pick up Mike. Herbert drove Hanah and Mike, and Chris drove Alyssa, Alyson, Melissa, and myself. When we got there, Joseph, Jennifer Damm, Mike McDaniels, and Jaysen were already there. Herbert got turned around and ended up at LAX. He’s incompetent. I was a little surprised that Jen actually came. It was nice to see her again. We played a game of DDR (I came close to max combo’ing Sobakasu). I also played a game of DDR with some guy I didn’t know. I forgot how much I enjoyed DDR. Fuck… I wish stuff I liked was free.
When Herbert, Hanah, and Mike arrived, we asked for the lanes and waited. Joseph, Jennifer, Alyson, Alyssa, Melissa, and I played on the first lane, and Herbert, McDaniels, Hanah, Jaysen, and Chris played on the second. Mike didn’t want to play. I hadn’t eaten anything that day yet and had hardly eaten the previous day so I ate some beef jerkey I had in my bag. Then, Jen and I split some nachos and a soda. I let the girls do weird things to my hair. They took pictures… I’ll get them eventually. And despite having to struggle with Jennifer and ending up on the floor, I got her hair bands from her!
|1st Game Score
|2nd Game Score
|1st Game Score
|2nd Game Score
We then headed over to that Mexican restaurant. Chris left with Melissa, Mike, Alyssa, and Alyson. The rest of us ate, and it was tasty. I also spent a lot of time standing around outside acting like a dumb ass and talking about how people were disrespectin’ us and our hood, yo.
I spent the day Tuesday at Melissa’s house with Chris, Mel, and Alyssa… and Mel’s brother Mike too. Wow… those girls are exhausting o.0 And they like to play with water >_>
America’s Next Top Model (or something like that) is filled with ugly chicks. I don’t like those model girls.
Phillipino hostage was released after his president pulled out her troops. Interesting.
Cold War of sorts with China? I like China. Man, screw Taiwan. America’s Summer Pulse 2004 is using “seven aircraft-carrier strike groups, 50 warships, 600 aircraft and 150,000 troops around the globe reported the L.A. Times on Tuesday. It’s one of the largest exercises we’ve done.
I wonder if we’re going to go into Iran next.
Taco Bell is very tasty.
I got my DSL modem in the mail today from Verizon. Service was scheduled to be up by today at the very latest. It wasn’t up. Makes me sad. I don’t really miss the Internet all that much anymore though. lol. Seems strange to feel that way though. I’d really like to have WebPageless up though… and I should probably have access to my e-mail again.
I really need to take care of all that UCI crap.
Alyssa and Alyson’s birthday party was fun despite what they thought of it. Their mom’s… uh… not very nice. >_< 🙁 It was very hot with everyone stuck in one little room sort of held hostage by their mom.
I had a dream that Chris's mom was keeping me captive or something. I remember running away, trying to hide. Somehow, if she could find me, she'd be able to take me back. Scary. Chris's mom isn't actually mean or anything. I think this dream came from being exposed to Alyssa's mom. Hah.
I've been playing a lot of Dark Alliance lately. Great game. My brother bought his PS2 finally. He got Dark Alliance and Max Payne. I haven't tried Max Payne yet.
Mike showed me a game called Tales of Symphonia on GameCube the other day. I only saw a few glimpses of it, but it's very attractive. I want to play it now. I've also been playing Neverwinter Nights, Half-Life: Blue Shift, Love Hina Advance, and P.N. 03. I haven't played a FPS in a long time so playing Blue Shift is pretty cool. I got the final ending of Love Hina Advance yesterday, Motoko. P.N. 03 or Product Number 03 for GameCube is pretty cool. It's a FPS. You play some feminie chick who wears a suit that shoots energy from the palms of her suit. Rather than jump, she flips, and rather than side-step she sort of twirls. The extra girliness of her movements is what makes the game so great I think, lol.
There was a low speed chase yesterday. The suspect tried to hand a puppy through the window to a woman while driving away from the police. Interesting. I saw a high speed chase live today around 1:15. It was interesting to watch but nothing special.
I haven't talked with Cheryl or Shaun since school got out. I haven't seen Christine, Linh-Nam, Gian, Chris Martinez or Antonio since school got out. I've only seen Alex three times - at his graduation small graduation party, at David's party, and once bowling, I think. I've seen a lot of Jaysen, Herbert, Hanah, David, Joseph, Mike, Chris Brine and Dev though.
Percival's birthday is tomorrow.
Alex's is Monday.
Kristin's is Wednesday.
Happy birthday to each of you, although two of you don't read this, one probably won't see this entry, and WebPageless isn't even up.
Most people are individually insignificant. It's sad.
Thursday I spent the day with Chris Brine and Herbert. We spent most of our day just hanging out at Chris’s. Michelob is a lot better than MGD. We also split half a bottle of wine or so, which Chris made a cover story for when his parents got home. After walking around the mall for a while, Chris and I found gifts for Alyssa and Alyson. We bought them two glass… rectangular prism thingies… with shapes inside… fish and dolphins… a diary… and something else. I can’t remember. I’m very tired tonight.
Today, Herbert, Chris, and I attempted to intercept Hanah and her way back to Long Beach but failed. We went to her house though and had fun just spending time there. It’s funny how much fun just sitting around with friends is.
Today’s Alyssa and Alyson’s birthday party. And I guess I forgot to mention that my Vegas trip failed. My grandmother overheard my grandfather talking to me and mentioned some of the details in passing to my mother. My mom wasn’t too happy. I’ll still try to go visit them sometime though… maybe a friend who can drive will come up with me.
Chris, Herbert, Hanah, and I also talked about taking a trip to San Diego soon. We’ll see. I’m tired. Sleep soon.
On Monday, Chris stopped by my house with Melissa and Alyson. I decided to go with them to take the girls home. First, we took Alyson home, but she didn’t want to go home so we took Melissa home and then went to Herbert’s house. He was sleeping, but he came out, and we talked for a while on the street. Then Chris took Alyson home. I invited Chris, Alyssa, and Alyson to go bowling with us on Tuesday.
Tuesday, Chris picked me up at my house and then went to Alyssa and Alyson’s house. Alyson wasn’t home so we took Alyssa and went to Gable House. We played with Jaysen and Joseph. Here’s the scores as usual:
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After bowling, we went to that Mexican restaurant where I had a couple tacos.We had some trouble sorting money but got it worked out eventually. We walked around a bit, Joseph and I chased a cat, and then Jaysen went home while the rest of us went to the pool hall in Lakewood. It was full so we went back to Chris’s house. Joseph and I used Chris’s bow and arrow while he took Alyssa home. When he got back, the three of us just hung out and talked for a while. Chris had like nothing to drink in his house. I had a Miller Genuine Draft and a French Vanilla Slim-Fast. Slim-Fast sure is a lot better than MGD ^^;; Of course, after this, he finds soda. Makes me sad. But I had a hot pocket so I can’t be too bad. Then we took Joseph home while I distracted Chris by playing music videos and porn on my laptop. Chris seemed to enjoy going super slow because no cars were out. We dropped off Joseph, and then Chris drove back to Long Beach to drop me off. I got in the house around 3:45 at which point I called Dev and we discussed the huge set of lies we’re preparing. I hope the Vegas trip works out.