-Here's an amusing story from the good folks at the Banner-Herald. I think my favorite is the one guy's sarcastic mouth-off to the cop - "Have you been drinking or have I?" - classic - maybe that's why Wifeicek tells me to keep quiet on the way to and from a game. Though, I think we've all suffered from "exploding bladder" before - though I've never showered it's glory down upon Hooters patrons before.
-New bowl predictions are out for the Dawgs:
- Ivan Maisel/ESPN.com: Peach Bowl vs. Boston College (12/30)
- Mark Schlabach/ESPN.com: Peach Bowl vs. Boston College (12/30)
- collegefootballnews.com: Peach Bowl vs. Boston College (12/30)
- cbssportsline.com: Peach Bowl vs. Clemson (12/30)
Well at least we achieved some consistency among the prognisticators. Again, this means absolutely nothing - I am still holding out hope for a great finish, two SEC teams in the BCS and a trip to Tampa.
-Wifeicek and I went to see the original "Halloween" at the FABULOUS Beechwood here in Athens last night. Seeing that slasher classic brought up an interesting conversation between Pasqua and I today - which is superior: the campy monster/babysitter stalker films of the 80s (Friday the 13th, Halloween, Nightmare on Elm Street) or the new breed of gore-centric torturefilms a la Saw, Hostel, etc?
Now that's what I call scary...and amusing at the same time.
I am a STAUNCH advocate of the former. These new films have lost the sense of fun and enjoyment that the old 80s movies had. The 80s films played the gore and horror for fun and camp - the new films force little children to rip out their loving father's intestines out to find a key. I miss the days when I could watch Michael Myers rip off a philandering boyfriend's arm and then watch so much blood shoot out it could fill Gulf of Mexico. I miss the shots of the heroine throwing the knife down next to obviously not dead monster. Now all we get are twisted serial killers torturing people on screen and its not even the least bit scary...just disturbing, brutal, and evil. Thoughts?