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Re: Sporanos, 300, Meet the Robinsons & Family

I Tivo’d the Sopranos, and will read nothing about it until I have watched it. Noth-ing.

However, I did see 300. I liked it a lot, but I have some thoughts about the reaction to it on the right and the left. Pondering writing it all up.

I also took my wee lass to see Meet the Robinsons, mostly because it’s the only G-rated flick out there. It was very trippy and my daughter is not quiet fluent in space-time continuum stuff. But the 3D was kinda cool and they give you much nicer 3D glasses now — not those cardboard jobs anymore — but genuine hard Chinese plastic. They’re almost like Blues Brothers glasses.

And on that note:

Actual conversation with daughter on way home from movies (and feeding ducks at the harbor):

Me: Let’s surprise mommy by wearing our new 3D glasses.

Lucy: Yeah! Mommy won’t recognize us.

Me: Um, she might still figure out it’s us.

Lucy: No she won’t!

Me: I think she will.

[Long, angry, silence.]

Me: She could figure it out from my beard and your pink winter coat.

Lucy: [Excitedly] Well, you could shave and I could leave my coat in the car.

Me: [Laughing] Honey, it’s very cold out, and I don’t have anything to shave with in the car.

Lucy: Well…we could also cover ourselves in tinfoil.

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