SYTYCD Song Wish List: Season 8

Dear So You Think You Can Dance producers: get on this, please. Thanks, Ciara. 1) The Joy Formidable - "Whirring" It's easy to imagine a group piece to this, with plenty of leaps and lifts during the chorus. 2) Rodrigo y Gabriela - "Hanuman" In a perfect world, we'd get a tap-Latin combo number for …

Steelers vs. Sweets

The Fisherman and I have embarked upon our own inter-marriage Biggest Loser Challenge. The person who's lost the most of their body weight by percentage at the end of August wins, and not just bragging rights, either. We're playing for the right to attend the regular season NFL game of our choice (assuming there still …

"I thought of something I learned from reading Crazy Horse: The Strange Man of the Oglalas by Mari Sandoz. Crazy Horse believes that he will be victorious in battle, but if he stops to take spoils from the battlefield, he will be defeated. He tattoos lightning bolts on the ears of his horses so the …

Changes

I've moved all things Death Race-related over here; the impulse had begun to take up so much space in my head that I thought perhaps it deserved its own space online, too. Normal stuff like published stories and pictures of cats will resume momentarily.  

Oscars Death Race: The End, and The Mannies

Yeah, I'm calling it. I was going to try to squeeze Winter's Bone in after my SoBeWFF event this afternoon, but after three days immersed in food and drink awesomeness, I'd just be thinking about, like, infusing vodka with habaneros or something. I watched Tangled and a couple short animated films a few days ago; you don't want …