Sobriquet Home | Author Index | About Us | Book Reviews | Music Reviews | Email | Punk Encyclopedia | Punk Links | Writers


Dissertation Blog Home
About the Blog
Email & Comment Policy
About the Zine
Record Reviews
Sobriquet on Facebook
Sobriquet on MySpace
Sobriquet on Twitter
Sobriquet on Tumblr


The Chronicle


Cincinnati Bengals
New York Yankees
Cleveland Cavaliers
Montreal Canadiens


New York Times
Cleveland Plain Dealer
Newark Star-Ledger
Chicago Tribune
Minneapolis Star-Tribune
St. Paul Pioneer Press
Washington Post
Los Angeles Times
San Francisco Chronicle
Christian Science Monitor


Twitter Updates

    follow me on Twitter

    Powered by Blogger

    eXTReMe Tracker

    RSS Feed Readers

    Sobriquet 41.15

    Sunday, April 20, 2008
    Well, since it has been a long day for me today, I won't write too, too much. I did read the article I set aside for myself and, unlike the one I read yesterday, I found it made a good deal of sense and was easy to read. Although I don't have the energy to discuss the essay at the moment, I will say that Sue Kossew is easily one of the most readable Coetzee scholars out there. Had I not spent the bulk of my evening at the local drive-in movie theater, I would probably write quite a bit more than this, but while Drillbit Taylor was surprisingly enjoyable, I had to shut my brain off (figuratively speaking, mind you) for the day after watching about three minutes of the second half of the double feature, a predictably inane flick called Superhero Movie. While both films were formulaic, strong performances by Owen Wilson and his supporting cast made Drillbit more that watchable. The latter film, however, sought to combine the campy atmosphere of the Naked Gun series with the lowbrow satire of the Scary Movie/Not Another Teenage Movie franchises, failing miserably at the first, and "succeeding," if one can call it that, at the second. Still, for the opportunity to experience an increasingly rare bit of Americana, even Superhero Movie was worth the time. Barely.

    For tomorrow: Write. Read an article or a bit of Life & Times of Michael K., if possible.

    Labels: ,

    Permanent Link
    © Sobriquet Magazine

    Share: StumbleUpon Toolbar Add to Mixx! Digg!

  1. From Minxy:

    Drillbit was pretty good...I was surprised, too. Much fun was had, my friend. Good luck working today. You'll do lots, I know!!! :)

    By Blogger Sobriquet Magazine on 24 April, 2008

    Post a Comment
    << Home



    William Gaddis
    The Modern Word
    Kurt Vonnegut
    Chuck Palahniuk
    Free Audiobooks


    Ben Weasel
    Ed Kemp
    The Irascible Professor
    Jeremy Hance
    Ielle Palmer
    Literary Chica
    Rex Parker
    Tiffany Roufs
    Pop Sensation
    Lime Plate


    South Park Studios
    Garfield Minus Garfield
    The Onion
    Urban Legends
    Daily Rotten
    Rotten Library
    Six Sentences
    Eric Mattina's Film Reviews


    Arts & Letters Daily
    Stirrings Still


    The Atlantic
    Foreign Affairs
    National Geographic


    National Initiative
    Mike Gravel '08
    Ralph Nader '08

    Academic,  Learning & Educational Blogs - Blog Catalog Blog Directory

    Add to Technorati Favorites

    Add to Google

    Site Visits:
    This site was built by modifying a template designed by Maystar Designs. All text, unless otherwise noted, is copyright 2001-2009 by Sobriquet Magazine (ISSN 1930-1820). © 2009 Sobriquet Magazine. All rights reserved. Sobriquet Magazine and the Sobriquet Magazine logo are registered trademarks of Sobriquet Magazine.