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May. 26th, 2008

uggh...my eyes burn.

damn lasers, made me see but now my eyes will burn with the fire of a thousand suns for a few days...

The Office Finale FTW?!?!?

omfg.

East Coast feed T.V. i <3 you.

May. 11th, 2008

AP Biology you are the bane of my existence. Curse you and your protein kinases!

May. 6th, 2008

Totally in love with the "Across the Universe" soundtrack!

(ps. I know that is cam out months ago, but I just got it.)

Also! I finally am getting das lazerz in mai eyeballs. Huzzah! No moar contacts and/or glasses for me! No moar looking like blind!Pam when I have my contacts out and I need to write something down!

Really, they're not all that bad.

The Ides of March.

Terrifying and deadly, or pretty frickin' awesome?

I'm going to go with awesome because it isn't every March 15th that you find out you go into UC Berkeley!

Go Golden Bears!

Hang on a sec....

I just bought a hamburger phone on eBay.

Greatest purchase of 2007. It is replacing the one I had when I was little, who's top sits in my closet since the rest got smashed by my mom's station wagon when I was eleven.

Thank you Juno for reminding of how fun a food shaped phone can be.

Dunder- Mifflin, this is Pam...

Ever had one of those moments when you realize that your current life situation is oddly reminiscent of a tv show character's??

Yeah, totally just had one of those moments. I am Pam, and the world I'm living in is the Office...bad? good? I have no idea.
These are the top 106 books most often marked as "unread" by LibraryThing's users (as of today, 30 September 2007). As usual, bold what you have read, italicise what you started but couldn't finish, and strike through what you couldn't stand. Underline those you've read more than once. Add an asterik to those on your to-read list.

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
Anna Karenina
Crime and Punishment (Ah 10th grade English, how I miss you.)
Catch-22
One Hundred Years of Solitude**
Wuthering Heights
The Silmarillion
Life of Pi : a novel
The Name of the Rose
Don Quixote
Moby Dick (Take that Melville! I really enjoyed this one.)
Ulysses
Madame Bovary
The Odyssey
Pride and Prejudice
Jane Eyre

A Tale of Two Cities  (Dickens and I share our birthday, I felt obligated. Not really a favorite....)
The Brothers Karamazov
Guns, Germs, and Steel: the Fates of Human Societies
War and Peace*** ( It is lurking on my bookshelf, just waiting to be sorta half-assed into)
Vanity Fair
The Time Traveler's Wife*
The Iliad
Emma
The Blind Assassin
The Kite Runner
Mrs. Dalloway*
Great Expectations (The South Park version is much better.)
American Gods
A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
Atlas Shrugged*
Reading Lolita in Tehran : a memoir in books
Memoirs of a Geisha
Middlesex
Quicksilver
Wicked : the life and times of the wicked witch of the West
The Canterbury Tales
The Historian : a novel
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
Love in the Time of Cholera* (I'll come back to it eventually...)
Brave New World   (It was like 3 stories at once, which can be done well but this was...uggh)
The Fountainhead
Foucault's Pendulum*
Middlemarch
Frankenstein (easy)
The Count of Monte Cristo
Dracula
A Clockwork Orange

Anansi Boys
The Once and Future King
The Grapes of Wrath

The Poisonwood Bible : a novel*
1984   (omfg <3 Orwell)
Angels & Demons
The Inferno *
The Satanic Verses *
Sense and Sensibility
The Picture of Dorian Gray

Mansfield Park (meh, but I feel like I should finish it.)
One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest
To the Lighthouse
Tess of the D'Urbervilles
Oliver Twist
Gulliver's Travels

Les Misérables (only 1600 pg counts, abridged is 4 lozers.)
The Corrections*
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time
Dune
The Prince

The Sound and the Fury (Kevin P. Leal, you do love your Faulkner don't yah?)
Angela's Ashes : a memoir*
The God of Small Things
A People's History of the United States : 1492-present
Cryptonomicon*
Neverwhere
A Confederacy of Dunces
A Short History of Nearly Everything*
Dubliners
The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Beloved (Was reading it, then I saw the Oprah movie on T.V. and just couldn't read it. I was that tramautized.)
Slaughterhouse-five
The Scarlet Letter (Boring and lame)
Eats, Shoots & Leaves
The Mists of Avalon*
Oryx and Crake : a novel
Collapse : How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed*
Cloud Atlas
The Confusion**
Lolita
Persuasion
Northanger Abbey (must be read last of all Austen novels, her style just all comes together)
The Catcher in the Rye
On the Road
The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Freakonomics : a Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything**
Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance : an Inquiry into Values
The Aeneid (yay Virgil!)
Watership Down* (I feel really dumb for not having read this...)
Gravity's Rainbow
The Hobbit
In Cold Blood : A True Account of a Multiple Murder and Its Consequences

White Teeth
Treasure Island
David Copperfield
The Three Musketeers (
I have original French and Czech printings of this, it is love)
Bastard out of Carolina*

Damn, It feels shitty to be an "adult"

That's right folks, my childhood is over

Actually, its been over since the stroke of midnight, July 21st 2007, but I was reading that night and felt no desire to post on LJ.

Ten years of reading and waiting and reading and waiting, as J.K. Rowling crafted seven wonderful books for, as I feel, my express literary pleasure are now over, and while there are still two movies to be made and viewed there will never be another "Harry Potter and the..." to buy at midnight.

Damn. I cried at 1:30 AM when I finished the book. (On Sunday, not Saturday. I can't read that fast) I cried like a baby, which is sad to admit, but very true. Damn, it felt shitty to close that final installment and know that, if J.K. sticks to her word, there is nothing more to know about Harry, Ron, Hermione and the rest of the gang.

Damn...I guess I'll be sad until I have a day off from work and start re-reading the whole series over again. Just try to forget I know how they all end up.

A Venti Decaf Non-Fat Weasley?

My Harry Potter Spoiler of Doom is:
Ron Weasley becomes a barista at Starbucks by using Mooncalf dung
Get your Harry Potter Spoiler of Doom



Please let it be at store #5679. He'd be fun to have around/generally annoy.