Monday, February 06, 2006

Understanding Meme.

Totally stolen, but I'm too busy/lazy to be creative right now.

Movies you need to see to understand me better…
Xanadu
Office Space
Life is Beautiful
Dangerous Liaisons
Somewhere in Time
The Color Purple
Uncle Buck
The Apostle
Brain Candy
Whale Rider
This is Spinal Tap
Elf
Monty Python’s “Meaning of Life”
Finding Nemo
Box of Moonlight
Dances with Wolves
Ghost Dog, Way of the Samurai (featuring my Pine Curtain homeboy, Forrest Whitaker)
Wet, Hot, American Summer
Mommie Dearest
Terms of Endearment
Moonstruck
Napoleon Dynamite
Hustle and Flow
The Fog of War
Meeting People is Easy
Grease II


Albums you need to listen to to understand me better…
Live Through This—Hole
Reckoning—REM
Hunky Dory—David Bowie
To Bring You My Love--P.J. Harvey
Blue Kentucky Girl—Emmylou Harris
Want Two—Rufus Wainwright
Xanadu Soundtrack
Court and Spark—Joni Mitchell
Opiate—Tool
ELO--Greatest Hits
Jane's Addiction--Nothing's Shocking
The Unforgettable Fire—U2
Chore of Enchantment—Giant Sand
Umbrella—The Innocence Mission
OK Computer—Radiohead
Check Your Head—Beastie Boys
Squeeze--Singles: 45s and Under
Parade (Soundtrack to Under the Cherry Moon)—Prince
Day for Night—The Tragically Hip
All Time Greatest Hits—Roy Orbison
Stardust—Willie Nelson
Moving Pictures—Rush
Singles—The Smiths
Back in Black—AC/DC
Badmotorfinger--Soundgarden
And Then Nothing Turned Itself Inside Out—Yo La Tengo
Dark Side of the Moon—Pink Floyd
Look What Thoughts Will Do—Lefty Frizzell
Who is Jill Scott?—Jill Scott
Le Tigre—Le Tigre
Breakfast in America—Supertramp
Exile in Guyville—Liz Phair
When I Stop Dreaming—The Louvin Brothers
Off the Wall—Michael Jackson
Try Whistling This—Neil Finn
Dusk—The The
Avalon—Roxy Music
Anodyne—Uncle Tupelo
Reading, Writing & Arithmetic—The Sundays

TV Shows you need to watch (or need to have watched) to understand me better…
Six Feet Under
The Sopranos
Mr. Show
Upright Citizens Brigade
Sex and the City
The Office (British and American versions)
The Daily Show
Best Week Ever
House Hunters
Family Guy
Aqua Teen Hunger Force
The Simpsons
Saturday Night Live
Kids In the Hall
The Miss America Pageant
Any University of Texas Football Game
Days of our Lives
Jeopardy
Freaks and Geeks
Reno 9-1-1
Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
The State
Curb Your Enthusiasm
The Conan O’Brien Show
The Love Boat
The Carol Burnett Show
Hee Haw
Arrested Development


Places you need to visit to understand me better…
Longview, Texas
Kilgore, Texas
Shelby County, Texas
Austin, Texas
Ingram, Texas
Chicago, Illinois
Birmingham, Alabama

Periodicals you need to read to understand me better…
Bust
Oxford American
Herbivore
Texas Monthly
The National Enquirer

Games you need to enjoy playing in order to understand me better…
Scrabble
Balderdash
Texas Hold ‘Em
Robotron
Tempest
Bowling
Monopoly
Trivial Pursuit

Books you need to read to understand me better...
A Confederacy of Dunces
Griffin and Sabine (the whole series)
The Liar’s Club
Sula
Me Talk Pretty One Day
Stupid White Men
Black Hole (the whole series)
America: The Book
Harriet Tubman: The Road to Freedom

Musicals/Plays you need to see in order to understand me better...
Xanadu
King Lear
Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean
Burn This
The Griller
Mama Mia
The Wizard of Oz
Picnic

3 comments:

Shazza said...

No JT?!? I'm just not sure I could truly understand you without him... Please Justin, explain Karla May to me.

Bookhart said...

Tempest? TEMPEST? YOu remember this wonderful computer game too? It was the only video game I ever liked.

Karla May said...

OH MY GOD!! How did I forget Justin?! Please forgive me Justin...