Too Drunk To Dream

…ain’t no drinking when the bottle’s dry…

I’m sorry I haven’t posted today, it’s because I’m fucking tired. I had a day.

I knew that I was going to be working today. Despite the weather warnings, I had two clients that needed my services, or they’d be in violation with the state. So, I worked all day, which requires me to be driving from client to client, and on days like today, driving in the goddamn snow. Whatever. That doesn’t matter. What matters is, the lab was not prepared for the type of sample that I needed to take due to a malfunctioning autoclave, which contributed to my ass-long day. I have crappy bottles that were sterilized 6 months ago, and they’re so big, they don’t fit in my cooler. Furthermore, I’m wondering if this malfunctioning autoclave is the fucking reason why I need to do these samples in the first place….

After my work day was done, I hit the gym. I worked my fuggin ass off. Weights, running, core….tiring. When I got out of the gym, the 6 inches of snow had given way to a heavy cold rain…and there was a steady 4 inches of rain and slush between the front door of the gym and my vehicle- on top of the snow-now slush. I truck it to my car.

A third of the way home, my p.o.s. car stalls out, due to the thick moisture in the air and the standing water that is EVERYWHERE on the roads. I pull over my coasting car to the side of the road and roll halfway into the entrance of a hot dog place. Halfway. My car will not start back up. I decide to be all McGuyver and shit and spray my distributor cap with WD-40 so I pop the trunk, pop the hood and get out of my car….into 6 inches of flowing runoff. Great. Freezing cold slush water ruining my fucking Steve Maddens. Whatever. I get my car running after spraying the cap, and I can’t see out of the windshield. It’s heavily fogged up. Whatever. I pull into the hot dog place completely and sit there for a half hour, while my windows de-fog and my engine dries up.

After 15 minutes, I chance my engine and brave the weather. I drive a quarter of a mile before my engine stalls again. I quickly turn into a driveway of someone’s duplex. 20 minutes later, my car is started, warmed up and ready to go. This time I get a hundred yards before I can coast into the local Sunoco station. I sat there for an hour before I decided to go at it once more. Long story short, This time I got home, about two miles, and just in time to eat dinner, chat with a dear friend, and plop down for an hour long helping of “Lost”. It’s nights like these that wine was invented for.

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January 29, 2009 Posted by | ghost of electricity, jameson, lost, Providence Rhode Island, toodrunktodream | Leave a comment

I’m sorry I haven’t posted today, it’s because I’m fucking tired. I had a day.

I knew that I was going to be working today. Despite the weather warnings, I had two clients that needed my services, or they’d be in violation with the state. So, I worked all day, which requires me to be driving from client to client, and on days like today, driving in the goddamn snow. Whatever. That doesn’t matter. What matters is, the lab was not prepared for the type of sample that I needed to take due to a malfunctioning autoclave, which contributed to my ass-long day. I have crappy bottles that were sterilized 6 months ago, and they’re so big, they don’t fit in my cooler. Furthermore, I’m wondering if this malfunctioning autoclave is the fucking reason why I need to do these samples in the first place….

After my work day was done, I hit the gym. I worked my fuggin ass off. Weights, running, core….tiring. When I got out of the gym, the 6 inches of snow had given way to a heavy cold rain…and there was a steady 4 inches of rain and slush between the front door of the gym and my vehicle- on top of the snow-now slush. I truck it to my car.

A third of the way home, my p.o.s. car stalls out, due to the thick moisture in the air and the standing water that is EVERYWHERE on the roads. I pull over my coasting car to the side of the road and roll halfway into the entrance of a hot dog place. Halfway. My car will not start back up. I decide to be all McGuyver and shit and spray my distributor cap with WD-40 so I pop the trunk, pop the hood and get out of my car….into 6 inches of flowing runoff. Great. Freezing cold slush water ruining my fucking Steve Maddens. Whatever. I get my car running after spraying the cap, and I can’t see out of the windshield. It’s heavily fogged up. Whatever. I pull into the hot dog place completely and sit there for a half hour, while my windows de-fog and my engine dries up.

After 15 minutes, I chance my engine and brave the weather. I drive a quarter of a mile before my engine stalls again. I quickly turn into a driveway of someone’s duplex. 20 minutes later, my car is started, warmed up and ready to go. This time I get a hundred yards before I can coast into the local Sunoco station. I sat there for an hour before I decided to go at it once more. Long story short, This time I got home, about two miles, and just in time to eat dinner, chat with a dear friend, and plop down for an hour long helping of “Lost”. It’s nights like these that wine was invented for.

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January 29, 2009 Posted by | ghost of electricity, jameson, lost, Providence Rhode Island, toodrunktodream | Leave a comment

The "LOST" showdown: vote for your favorite moments


Ok, just one more little LOST post for today… hope no one minds…

Going to abc.com is a mixed blessing. They’ve got a really nice set-up, no doubt, but damn things are loud over there…. and auto-play is not very work friendly, people! But there is one really cool meme over there at the moment. Like March Madness, your favorite scenes from the first 4 seasons go head to head…. vote for which moments you would like to win….and the winners will face off against each other in the coming weeks. But hurry up. The 2nd round ends today.

Enter the LOST Showdown


So this is how I voted (and why):

Season 1 bracket: The Crash vs. Opening the Hatch

Opening the Hatch. What a great way to end the first season, with that clip. It’s so frightening how the camera just sinks down the hole and we had to wait to see what the hizz-ell was down there….damn foreshadowing!

Season 2 bracket: The Swan Station Map vs. Desmond Turns The Key

Desmond Turns The Key. All the way. Locke defies the orders of the dharma Initiative to keep entering in the numbers…. and the Island responds…. “Henry Gale” looks really really worried.

Season 3 bracket: We Have To Go Back vs. Charlie’s Sacrifice

Begrudgingly…. We Have To Go Back. The “Flash Forward” that ended the season caused every one of us to gasp in horror knowing that there was gonna be a LOT more in store than we bargained for. This whole island thing doesn’t just end with a rescue….

Season 4 bracket: Desmond’s Call vs. Ben Moves The Island

HANDS DOWN it’s Desmond’s Call. Not to belittle the whole Island moving thing, but the episode dubbed “The Constant” was one of the best pieces of filmmaking I’ve seen in a long time, and the call was the pinnacle of it. I need to go back and watch that episode again.

further : http://ghost-electricity.blogspot.com/2009/01/damnit-lost-i-got-things-to-do.html

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January 21, 2009 Posted by | ben linus, charles whidmore, charles whitmore, ghost of electricity, jack and kate, kate and sawyer, lost, lostpedia, premiere, season 5, toodrunktodream | Leave a comment

Damnit, LOST, I’ve got things to do….

Looks like my life’s on hold (again) for the next five months…. because LOST is back tonight (ABC, 8pm)

The popcorn’s ready, my phone’s gonna be shut off, the speakers turned wayyy up and the lights are gonna be out. There’s the no-talking rule, the no-bathroom rule, the no-computer rule, the no-“WTF?” rule, and the “save your conspiracy” rule. After MONTHS of lead-ins and anticipation, LOST’s season 5 premiere is tonight, and I’m gonna relish in it.


LOSTPEDIA.COM is the balls, because you need a website to keep track of it all.


And so begins another season of tropical cliffhangers, explosive deus ex machinas, shady plotlines and DVR rewinds brought to us by ABC. Here comes another 6 months of getting three questions answered and 43 more questions posed.

We’re all suckers. And we love it. It’s the reason we bother tuning in. We are our own sadists.
Sadists, we are, but since you little masochists have me held hostage until the season wraps in May…I have a few demands of my own….

Alright, they’re not demands, but a few questions….maybe?

So, when did I start feeling pity for Benjamin Linus? I mean, surely, he’s at the bottom of all of this, and the guy that’s after him, Charles Whidmore, must have a pretty damn good reason for doing so, right? I mean seriously, Ben’s not the victim here, right??

Ok, who are the “lawyers” that show up on Kate’s doorstep in the preview. Surely they’re not lawyers…but who’s pulling the strings? Whidmore? Or Ben Linus? Or that weird black man, Abbadon? It’s Ben right? Trying to get the skeptical Kate back to the Island… right??

Alright, I want to know IMMEDIATELY how John Locke ended up in that coffin. Ok?

…and I expect these three questions to be answered by the end of the opening credits, people, because by that time, I’ll already have eleventy other more important questions that I’ll need answered by the end of tonight’s episode.

Oh, and I’m so glad Jack’s seen shaving that awful drug-induced beard in the trailer…. so glad. That thing looked like a Ch-Ch-Ch-Chia pet, the pottery that grows!

oh, pt 2… LOST guys… can you install some sort of device in the corner of the screen that can tell me WHAT FRIGGIN’ TIME-SPACE CONTINUUM WE’RE IN? I GET CONFUSED… PAST-PRESENT-FUTURE…. SRSLY, THX ALOT.


SEASON FIVE TEASER TRAILERS


SEASON FIVE LEAD-INS

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January 21, 2009 Posted by | abc, ben linus, charles whidmore, charles whitmore, ghost of electricity, jack and kate, jameson, kate and sawyer, lost, lostpedia, premiere, season 5, toodrunktodream | Leave a comment