Music is awesome but I can still get things done when listening so sometimes I have to warm up the television and couch to prevent any actual accomplishments. My thoughts on the shows I have watched over the last few months when I have have not been doing my To Do list.
Last Week With John Oliver – Funny and informative outrage ftw.
Fargo – I will watch it again, and renewed for Season 2 which pleases me.
Game of Thrones – Already waiting for the next season.
Silicon Valley – The final episode sealed my love of the show.
Veep – I wish I could insult people as creatively.
Almost Royal – I have no idea if the people they interact know this is a gag but the two “royals” are hilarious in character.
Idris Elba: King of Speed – Hot dude, great voice and fast cars. Works.
The Bridge – Famke Potente is an excellent creepy addition for the new season.
The Meltdown with Jonah and Kumail – Hard to transfer a live night of comedy to 22 min of TV but it is funny and I want to hang out with these guys.
Dominion – I started watching and couldn’t stop. Lots of intrigue and creepers walking on the ceiling.
Louie – Uncomfortable humor makes me think and laugh and think again later.
Vikings – Violent but a good story and with some amazing blue eyes as well.
Hannibal – Violent with a great story that kept me guessing all season.
In The Flesh – A different take on zombies.
The Americans – Great second season and I did not see the twist at the end coming.
Penny Dreadful – Eva Green was awesome but I could never decide of I actually liked the show or just liked the weird.
Salem – I watched, but I will pass on any more.
The Strain – Two episodes down but I can not decide if this is good or just entertaining fun.
Halt and Catch Fire – The ladies are awesome and the dudes are not likeable. This seems to be a trend in period pieces.
Food Network Star – Still watching, still no favorite.
Drunk History – Amusing when I catch it but not a must-see for me.
The Wil Wheaton Project – I watch it to geek out with Wil.
Married and You’re The Worst – The pilots for both were good but it is premature to say if they are keepers.
Suits – I like the show but the long story arcs get a bit tedious.
Orphan Black – I should like it more but it seems like they are going in circles at time to add more clones.
True Blood – This season sucks and not in the hot way Eric used to suck but in the stupid annoying way Bill has always sucked but dumber.
Sweden – I wanted to like it but it is not funny and makes me read subtitles too much.
I need to break up with my TV so I can get more done.
Since seeing Million Dollar Quartet I have listened to quite a bit of music from the early Sun Records era and various offshoots where I was led….this is a favorite and I like to imagine it is about me…if I was much older than I am.
I was pretty meh about this song initially but the chorus keeps popping into my head and it has grown on me. The video is amusing as well.
This song isn’t technically new but it is my new-to-me music obsession and fun to sing along with.
I really need to stop procrastinating…but…there is probably more music to play with….
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What I want to write about is not what my annoying brain wants to think about.
What I want to eat is not what my annoying fridge is currently stocking.
What I want to listen to, I have not a clue.
I wanted to walk in the sun, but I settled for the grey chill.
So now I will sit in silence, pick at a plate of chicken and veggies, and stare at a blank page until something gives.
A few of the things I am currently crushing on:
1) Whole Me Almond Cluster cereal is so very tasty and crunchy and perfect with yogurt. It can be ordered online: http://www.wholeme.com/
2) Marieke® Gouda Burning Mélange is my new favorite cheese with a yummy blend of herbs; pairs nicely with a variety of fruit. It can be ordered online: https://www.hollandsfamilycheese.com/onlinestore.aspx
Friend: I finally read one of your blog posts.
Me: Oh really? Which ones?
Friend: Something you posted on Facebook.
Me: I posted a few there.
Friend: Umm, I can’t remember. It was really long though.
Me: So, it was so long you forgot already? Nice.
Friend: Well, longer than I expected. It was good (in an atypical high-pitched tone that was completely unconvincing.)
Me: It was long but maybe good and you have forgotten already. Now I am sad.
Friend: Well it was a day ago.
Me: I think I should go.