Friday, May 10, 2013

Entertainment Roundup

Ender's Game is an excellent book about a boy who is chosen to be trained as the greatest military commander in the history of the world.  The instructors who monitor Ender's progress refuse to help him.  In fact, they prevent anyone from coming to Ender's rescue when a larger, older boy decides to fight Ender.  Being the total badass that he is, Ender kills the larger boy with his bare hands and comes to the following realization:



Trailers for Current Movies I'm Still Looking Forward to Seeing
  • 42

  • Pain and Gain

  • Mud

  • The Place Beyond the Pines
  • Ender's Game - the trailer is now available and there is an official site up for the movie!!!
  • Spring Breakers

Webcomics

Tom Gauld - His tumblr account is fantastic and his site contains even more good material.

xkcd.com - of course


This weekend I really should
  • Get ahead on a few things for work by putting in about four hours at a desk getting things in line
  • Do all the laundry and find a place to put everything that is clean
  • Box up another set of things in anticipation of moving
  • Clean out the car
  • Enter receipts
  • Troll craigslist for free things

6 comments:

  1. Great list mate, I really want to check Pain and Gain more than anything to be honest with you, I've got to go and see it.

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  2. I really need to get around to reading the book. I've heard a lot of good things about it.

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  3. The preview for Mud actually looks pretty interesting. However, I love that the frozen Youtube picture preview is of the McConaughey shirtless. We all knew he wasn't capable of filming a movie without removing his shirt.

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  4. Like DWei, I need to get around to reading the book... but I have so many books that I need to get around to reading...

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