JayceLand's Weekly Rochester Events #158: Spears of Yoonerisms
Well I decided to stop drinking for a while. Not for good, just for a while ... maybe a month or something. I don't know. I'll wait a bit until I think my liver has shrunk three sizes or so ... or maybe until I lose some extra weight.
Then again, maybe I just wanted to go for a wagon ride.
Anyway, in case you missed it, last weekend was the kickoff of that
promotion sponsored by
Greater Rochester Visitor Association.
We had to truck in snow from Buffalo to make a ski slope on Broad Street which made some minor stirring in national news. Unfortunately we didn't quite make it to
The Daily Show
because our beloved president had to choke on a pretzel this weekend.
One last little thing. I stumbled on an interesting photojournalism site titled
Photo District News 20th Anniversary
which is a bunch of really quite provocative images from recent history.
M O V I E S
The Shipping News
- A struggling newspaper columnist returns to his hometown to gain a little notoriety there.
Black Hawk Down
- Americans drop from the sky in war-torn Somalia only to find they aren't welcome.
- A Miami dentist fights insanity when he believes the sled dogs he inherits can speak.
Trivia Quiz continues at
The Old Toad
(277 Alexander St.)
My interest is waning, but I keep going and we still haven't won--whether we have a few people or a whole bunch.. We've been within a couple questions of winning, but so has everyone else. It all gets started a little after 9.
If you're interested,
Johnny's Smoke Free Bar
(1382 Culver Rd.)
will have a DJ playing
Movie links courtesy The Internet Movie Database Map links courtesy MapsOnUs TV show synopses courtesy TVGrid Some movie synopses courtesy UpcomingMovies.com
William Archibald Spooner, namesake of the spoonerism, was born 158 years ago in 1844.
is an event that has been confirmed either with the venue, the performers, or both.
links to a band's page on GarageBand.com which offers reviews and information about bands.
is an event that is "non-entertainment" for the masses such as practice sessions, open jams, etc.
is a day when you should fly the flag according to the Veterans of Foreign Wars calendar.
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