Ramblings I

In the spirit of the early years of the Pearl Jam Xmas Single, here are some tangentially on-topic thoughts not big enough for their own posts:

  • I’ve been having recurring dreams (and/or daydreams) where M. Ward and Zooey Deschanel (aka She & Him) cover “Start Choppin’” by Dinosaur Jr., trading verses in an acoustic duet.  Sounds fabulous too, with M. nailing the high pitched “goodbye” parts and the whole thing feeling very much like “Sometimes Always” or “Do You Love Me Now Jr.?
  • Time Magazine called “The Constant” from Season 4 of LOST the single best television episode of 2008.  And with its brilliant use of time travel I think the episode will eventually turn my trinity (Replay, Quantum Leap, Back To The Future) into a quartet.
  • The original Back To The Future is being re-released as a double disc DVD in February.  Footage from “Back To The Future: The Ride” that was recently closed down will be included as a bonus feature.  This was on the wishlist when the original DVDs of the trilogy came out a few years ago.  Now only the Eric Stoltz as Marty footage eludes us…
  • I’m in the middle of reading Slaughterhouse-Five for the first time and was pleasantly surprised to come across the line: “Billy blinked in 1965, traveled in time to 1958.”  Perhaps that’s where my future self got the phrasing.  So it goes…

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