Dazed and Confused

"What are you looking at? Wipe that face off your head, bitch!" I haven't been in school for 6 years but still, every year around this time I get the "school's out for summer" feeling. Dazed and Confused is the best movie for this time of year and it's is the best movie of its kind. This movie is chockfull of great quotes, but Parker Posey has the best one. Does anyone else get this feeling this time of year? Are there any other movies anyone watches this time of year? I also enjoy American Read more [...]

A “Memento” Quote To Tattoo On Your Body

"Hey, guess what time it is: it's beer o'clock, and I'm buying." -Teddy (Joe Pantoliano), from Memento I haven't seen Memento for a few years, but after remembering this quote a few days ago (I joked with one of my students about the time being "beer o'clock"), I checked out more from the movie and realized how much I liked it. I really dug it when it came out in 2001 and I remember seeing it a few times in Germany and back in Colorado. Really original plot and concept, good acting, great lines. Read more [...]

Michael J. Fox Quote

"Nothing is quite so noisy as a stealthy drunk." - Michael J. Fox I read this quote in Fox's book Lucky Man back in 2001 or so. I've always been a fan since Back to the Future is still at the top of my favorite movies list. I dug this quote up when I was looking through a "quote book" that my old roommate Himal and I started writing down funny things when we lived together. A lot of them are from our friends, but there are also some from movies and books. I may find a few more and put them Read more [...]

Life of Pi Quotes

This is Ryan, trying out a new "Quotes" feature on the blog. Let's hope it works! These quotes are from the book: 1. (There is a lot in the book that talks about how zoos are actually not so bad; I’m not sure how to square this with a lot of what humanity in general thinks about zoos, but it is interesting fodder for thought or debate. In any case, here he’s been talking about how many animals are actually more comfortable in zoos): “If you went to a home, kicked down the front door, chased Read more [...]