April 2007

The Rules
Put your iTunes on random. Post lyrics from the first songs that play. Post it on your blog & let everyone guess the song & artist. When a song is guessed correctly, strike out the lyrics & post the title in bold. Looking the lyrics up on any search engine is cheating!! So, if you know the song – leave your guess in a comment. If you’re right, I’ll post your name (or link). Enjoy!

1. “I could talk to you for days you make me laugh 1,000 ways not realising you for me like hot water & my tea cup I’m enchanted by your smile I must admit took a while for me to see that this was something more than he’s my friend it’s nothing I hope to God you feel the way I feel cuz this could be amazing something so super real”

2. “let’s grease the wheel over tea let’s discuss things in confidence let’s be outspoken let’d be ridiculous let’s solve the world’s problems I love you when you dance when you freestyle in trance so pure such an expressionSo Pure – Alanis Morissette ***Phillip

3. “a mix tape he made a mix tape he was thinking of me which shows he cares sometimes when someone has a crush on you they’ll make you a mix tape to give you a clue let’s see ‘you’ve got a friend’ ‘the theme from friends’ ‘that’s what friends are for shit!Mix Tape – Avenue Q OBCR***Phillip

4. “by order of the prophet we ban that boogie sound degenerate the faithful with that crazy casbah sound but the bedouin they brought out the electric camel drum the local guitar picker got his guitar picking thumb as soon as the shareef had cleared the square they began to wailRock the Casbah (Clash cover) – Solar Twins ***Howard

5. “only smoke weed when I need to & I need to get some rest yo where’s the cess I confess I burnt a hole in the mattress yes yes it was me I plead guilty & on the count of 3 I pull back the duvet make my way to the refrigerator 1 dry potato inside no lie not even bread jam when the light above my head went bam I can’t sleep something’s all over me” Insomnia – WHO KNOWS THE ARTIST?? ***ShannonH

6. “loving you isn’t the right thing to do how can I ever change things that I feel if I could maybe I’d give you my world how can I when you wont take it from me you can go your own way go your own way you an call it another lonely day you can go your own way go your own way tell me why everything turned around packing up shacking up is all you wanna doYou Can Go Your Own Way – Fleetwood Mac ***ShannonH

7. “you let me down I’m at my lowest boiling point come help me out I need to get me out of this joint come on let’s bounce counting on you to turn me around instead of clowning around let’s look for some common ground so baby times getting a little crazy I’ve been getting a little lazy waiting for you to come save me I can see that you’re angry Sweet Escape – Gwen Stefani ***ShannonH

8. “you punished me for telling you my fantasies I’m breakin all the rules I didnt make you took my words & made a trap for silly fools you held me down & tried to make me break did I say something true oops I didnt know I couldnt talk about sexHuman Nature – Madonna ***ShannonH

9. “as weeks went by it showed that she was not fine they told me son its time to tell the truth & she broke down & I broke down cuz I was tired of lying driving back to her apartment for the moment we’re alone she’s alone & I’m alone now I know itBrick – Ben Fold Five ***ShannonH

10. “it’s hard to beat the system when we’re standing at a distance so we keep waiting waiting on the world to change now if we had the power to bring our neighbors home from war they would have never missed a Christmas no more ribbons on their door & when you trust your television what you get is what you got cuz when they own the information oh they can bend it all they wantWaiting On The World To Change – John Mayer ***ShannonH

11. “lately I have desperately pondered spent my nights awake & I wonder what I could have done in another way to make you stay reason will not pledge a solution I will end up lost in confusion I don’t care if you really care as long as you don’t go so I cry I pray & I begLovefool – Cardigans ***ShannonH

12. “left suppresses right right suppresses left so what’s the left & what’s right you’re told what to wear you’re told what to like it’d be nice if you’d think for yourself sometime but you don’t now you don’t know where you belong you should be more careful as you follow blindly alongYou Don’t Know – Cyndi Lauper ***ShannonH

13. “And when she walks she walks with passion when she talks she talks like she can handle it when she asks for something boy she means it even if you never ever seen it everybody get your necks to crack around all you crazy people come on jump around you doing anything to keep her by your side because she said she love you love you long timeManeater – Nelly Furtado **ShannonH

14. “some day I’ll wish upon a star & wake up where the clouds are far behind me where troubles melt like lemondrops away above the chimney tops that’s where you’ll find meSomewhere Over The Rainbow – Kylie Minogue ***ShannonH

15. “broken heart again another lesson learned you better know your friends or else you will get burned gotta count on me cuz I can garuntee that I’ll be fine no more no more pain no more pain no drama no more in my life why’d I play the fool go through ups n downs knowing all the time you wouldnt be around or maybe i liked the stress cuz I was young n restless but that was long ago I dont wanna cry no moreNo More Drama – Mary J. Blige ***ShannonH

“To be honest, when I was writing these stories a million years ago, I never thought about movies at all one way or another. It would have seemed almost miraculous for these things to be movies someday. To me, they were just comic books that I hoped would sell so I could keep my job.”

– Stan Lee

(well, Mr. Lee… Spidey is back for his 3rd one on Friday… who knew!?)

Down boys. Kylie “ain’t no freakin’ lesbo”.

This was a little stunt pulled on some British talk show in the late 90’s.

Kylie was promoting her book, Geri Halliwell was promoting her first solo cd, and thus, TV magic was made.


I think Doom’s reply would be “Your money’s on the dresser, Chocolate.”

So wrong… on so many levels!


Catwoman #66 – So now we see what’s up with Holly back in Gotham City, and how she’s still getting into trouble for crimes Selina committed. Hope this issue keeps up with the fun we had seeing Selina in Metropolis!
Exiles #93 – Really fun arc, between Psylocke getting introduced, and an alternate reality where Wolverine and Sue Storm are married and leading Hydra. Fun times!
Fallen Son: Avengers #1 – The Avengers take (both teams) on the death of Captain America. Oh, and I LOVE the cover of this book!
Fantastic Four #545 – More fun with the replacements. It looks like those old stand-bys, Galactus & Silver Surfer are visiting. And just in time to cross promote the new movie. Good job guys!
New Excalibur #19 – The next chapter in (hopefully) a long story resolving a lot of those loose ends surrounding Captain Britain. Oh, and Dazzler still looks like a dyke.
Silent War #4 – Black Bolt is having trouble with a decision to go to war with the USA. So much drama, but no X-Factor this issue… oh well!
Wolverine #53 – More ass-whooping between Wolvie & Sabes. And Storm & Black Panther have given Logan the ok to “git ‘er done”.
Wisdom #5 _ So the shit is finally hitting the fan for our mutant poser-James Bond. Should be fun tho!
X-Men: First Class #8 – The last issue of a decent mini-series. They’re going to make it an ongoing later in the year, but I don’t think I’ll be picking it up. 8 issues was plenty! And I never thought I’d say that about an X-Men book!

Basic Rules – tell me the movie and who said it (actor or character) in a comment. Bonus points if you can guess the theme!

The Theme: Gayest Movies Ever!! (Go Shannon!)

1. “My God, you look different. Have you shrunk?Steel Magnolias – Ouiser (Shirley MacLaine) ***ShannonH

2. “You’re not dead yet: so stop living as if you are!Beaches – CC Bloom (Bette Midler) ***ShannonH

3. “I’d rather you go bald to school than looking like a tramp.”

4. “Is it true when you were born the doctor turned around and slapped your mother?”

5. “Then the next time she squawks, walk right up to her and spit in her eye. That’s what I’d do.Wizard of Oz – Zeke (Bert Lehr) ***ShannonH & Howard

6. “That’s right, you gump-face, blown up, baboon-assed bastard!”

7. “You get what you settle for.Thelma & Louise – Louise (Susan Sarandon) ***ShannonH

8. “That’s a B. It’s the first letter of a seven-letter word that means your late father.Auntie Mame – Rosalind Russell ***Howard

9. “Oh, I got to fire this woman. Uh, Miss Porter, page two, second paragraph, it’s “porno”, not “pronto”.The Birdcage – Senator Keeley (Gene Hackman) ***ShannonH

10. “You mean all this time we could have been friends?”

Bjork – Earth Intruders (Mark Stent Extended Edit)
I’ve had a dickens of a time getting a good quality MP3 of this track. As far as I know, this is pretty close to the album version, just tweaked and extended a little, and pulled from the Australian iTunes. Hot song, can’t wait for her album next month!

Rihanna ft Jay-Z – Umbrella
Rihanna’s hot new single with Jay-Z. I swear I thought this chick would be a one-hit wonder. Now, Beyonce better watch out, because Ri-Ri is dying to take her place. Dope song!

The Rules
Put your iTunes on random. Post lyrics from the first songs that play. Post it on your blog & let everyone guess the song & artist. When a song is guessed correctly, strike out the lyrics & post the title in bold. Looking the lyrics up on any search engine is cheating!! So, if you know the song – leave your guess in a comment. If you’re right, I’ll post your name (or link). Enjoy!

1. “another summer day has come & gone away in Paris & Rome but I wanna go home maybe surrounded by a million people I still feel all alone I just wanna go home oh I miss you you knowHome – WHO KNOWS THE ARTIST?? ***CrystalG & Julie

2. “you’re a teaser you turn em on leave them burning and then you’re gone looking out for another anyone will do you’re in the mood for a dance & when you get the chanceDancing Queen (ABBA cover) – Kylie Minogue ***Howard

3. “move around the floor in a locomotion do it holding hands if you got the notion there’s never been a dance that’s so easy to do it even makes you happy when you’re feeling blue so come on come on do the locomotion with me you gotta swing your hips nowLoco-Motion – Kylie Minogue ***Howard

4. “well the dogs were whistling a new tune barking at the new moon hoping it would come soon so that they could dogs were whistling a new tune barking at the new moon hoping it would come soon so that they could die die die die dieAll Good Things – Nelly Furtado ***ShannonH

5. “no matter what we do no matter what they say we’re the song inside the tune full of beautiful mistakes & everywhere we go the will always shine but tomorrow we might awake on the other sideBeautiful – Christina Aguilera ***ShannonH

6. “oh I consent your needs like rain on to the seeds I can make a rhyme of confusion in your mind & when I comes down to some good old fashioned love I got it I got it I got it got it baby baby baby I ain’t braggin cuz I’m the one just ask me ooh & it shall be doneI’m Every Woman – CHaka Khan/Whitney Houston ***ShannonH & CrystalG & Andrew

7. “work real hard to make a dime if you got beef your problem not mine leave all that BS outside we’re gonna celebrate all night let’s have fun tonight no fights turn the Dre track way up high making you dance all night & I got some real heat for ya this timeFamily Affair – Mary J. Blige ***ShannonH

8. “don’t you wanna go for a ride down to the other side feel so good you can cry now won’t you do what I told you I remember when you used to be shy yeah once we were so fine you & I & why you gotta make it so hard on me yeah it’s hard on meThis Is How A Heart Breaks – Rob Thomas ***ShannonH

9. “I suppose you was told by them hoes I was cheatin thinkin my heart don’t got nothing to do with my penis he got a mind of his own & he just be seeing shit & I don’t wanna cheat but I don’t be saying shit I try to jack off he ask me who is you playin wit but I know he love you he told me you was his favoriteNumber One – John Legend & Kanye West ***CrystalG

10. “I try to forget how much I want him here let my dreams slowly disappear I cannot forget let my emotions die oh I I don’t even want to try nothing in life is ever easy nothing in love will ever run true my heart will never stop believing I still believe in what love can doEasy As Life – Deborah Cox ***Andrew

11. “I guess you ain’t heard that we swallow guys it’s too damn late to apologize will you see the mantle or will you see the skies it’s almost over now it’s almost over now you think that you don’t have to ever quit you think that you can get away with it you think the light won’t be ever litRockStar – N.E.R.D. ***Andrew

12. “and if I find you will you still remember playing at trains or does this little blue ball just fade away over silbury hill through the solar field you know that I will follow you I’m aware what the rules are but you know that I will run you know that I will follow you1000 Oceans – Tori Amos ***ShannonH

13. “I guess I shoulda known by the way u parked your car sideways that it wouldnt last see youre the kinda person that believes in makin out once love em & leave em fast I guess I must be dumb cuz u had a pocket full of horses trojan and some of them usedLittle Red Corvette – Prince ***Howard

14. “all of the dreams you sold left me out in the cold what happened to the days when we used to trust each other & all of the things I sold will take you until you get old to get ’em back without me cuz a marriage is better than money you seeHit Em Up Style – Blu Cantrell ***ShannonH

15. “I lost my heart under the bridge to that little girl so much to me & now I moan & now I holler she’ll never know just what I found that blue eyed girl she said no more that blue eyed girl became blue eyed whoreDown By The Water – PJ Harvey ***Howard & ShannonH

“The artist I wanna be like is Michael Jackson. I’ll get the house with the roller coaster and the rides and a disco, and I’ll invite all my friends and just stay at home.”

– Lil’ Kim



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