“It remains to be seen whether social surrogacy is like a candy bar in the vending machine, which briefly satiates the hunger of real belonging but is ultimately unsatisfying, or whether it serves as a meal, replacing real relationships in some lasting way.”
the large group of idiot teenagers who thought they were REALLY FUNNY AND CLEVER and in fact were none of those things, unless REALLY FUNNY AND CLEVER is suddenly a synonym for annoying and rude.
the specific subset of that group that thought it would be hilarious to start booing raucously immediately after the movie ended, before the credits had fully appeared on screen.
the fact that when you move to a town that isn’t mostly populated by college students, midnight releases of harry potter apparently aren’t as big a deal and consequently there is only one midnight showing instead of 5, and the audience, instead of being die-hards who grew up with harry potter and are overly emotionally attached to the story, are the previously mentioned idiot teenagers who probably haven’t read the books.
the fact that i have to go to work this morning.
INFERI ARE FRIGGIN SCARY.
daniel radcliffe’s adorable nod after hermione figured out the felix felicisdfke switcheroo.
“The message people say we should call it a recovery plan because that works better than stimulus in focus groups, but that doesn’t sit right with me because I’ve found that people would rather be stimulated than recover.”—Barney Frank, on The Daily Show
“How did your parents get on yesterday, or is that a sore point?”—The British guy in my office. He is just so very British! Every time he speaks I think of Hugh Grant in Notting Hill. I do not know what he looks like, as I’ve only heard his voice over the cubicle walls. Also, he wasn’t talking to me when he said this.