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All the money in the world.

Here's a meme I snurched off someone else's LJ, just because...

Five Things I Don't Regret Doing: 

1. Getting smashed with Jack Nicholson that night in North Hollywood.
2. Writing the screenplay for Silk IV: Spyder's Revenge.
3. Allowing Nar'eth to appear on David Letterman (twice).
4. Eating my weight in Swedish fish last Halloween.
5. Passing up a chance to write for The New Yorker in order to spend a year in Mongolia.

Okay, okay. I'll try to be more serious with the rest of these things, but, you know what the man said — print the myth.

Five of My Quirks:

1. I eat Campbell's Soup for breakfast.
2. I write in my underwear.
3. I have the ticket stubs for every movie I've gone to since sometime in 1994.
4. I often sleep to John Carpenter's The Thing.
5. I often cook in aviator goggles.

Five Things I Plan to Do This Evening:

1. Have dinner.
2. Watch television.
3. Read.
4. E-mail Sissy.
5. XBox.

Five Things I Would Do if Money Were No Object:

1. Build the Palaeozoic Museum in Central Park, as envisioned by Benjamin Waterhouse Hawkins.
2. Keep a team of SFX makeup artists on staff full-time.
3. Buy the entire state of Alabama and evict every living human being.
4. Spend the next ten years traveling the world.
5. Make my own film adaptation of Low Red Moon.

Any questions?

Comments

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firebirdgrrl
Jul. 11th, 2005 10:51 pm (UTC)
5. I often cook in aviator goggles.

Makes perfect sense to me...none of that pesky onion problem.
(My old roomate used to wear chemistry safety goggles for that purpose.)
chris_walsh
Jul. 11th, 2005 10:52 pm (UTC)
I write in my underwear.

Harlan Ellison has you beat: He's written naked!

Eating my weight in Swedish fish

Oh my g-d. To quote a great sage, "I love you. Huh huh, huh huh. Come to Butthead."
sclerotic_rings
Jul. 11th, 2005 11:13 pm (UTC)
Unfortunately, if you evicted every human in Alabama, nothing would change in the slightest. Now, if you evicted everything that could pass for hominid, you might make things a little better, but not much: why not settle for "evicting everything that was the product of a brother-sister marriage"?
greygirlbeast
Jul. 11th, 2005 11:28 pm (UTC)
Now, if you evicted everything that could pass for hominid, you might make things a little better,

Okey-dokey.
redsleeves
Jul. 12th, 2005 01:18 am (UTC)
q>3. Buy the entire state of Alabama and evict every living human being.</q>

Don't do that, they'll all come to New York. It's bad enough they all jam up Rockefeller Center every year...
greygirlbeast
Jul. 12th, 2005 03:33 am (UTC)
Don't do that, they'll all come to New York. It's bad enough they all jam up Rockefeller Center every year...

Nah. I'll farm them out to Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee. They'll never even know the difference.
redsleeves
Jul. 12th, 2005 03:35 am (UTC)
Deal.
xterminal
Jul. 12th, 2005 12:40 pm (UTC)
Don't do that, they'll all come to New York.

Yeah, but some of them might become roadkill on the way while fishing for dinner. Score!
girfan
Jul. 11th, 2005 11:23 pm (UTC)
Let me know about the Alabama thing so I can get my mom to move elsewhere. The family would love it if she moved back north, but she seems to like the weather there!
greygirlbeast
Jul. 11th, 2005 11:26 pm (UTC)
she seems to like the weather there!

As do I. But those pesky humans...
girfan
Jul. 14th, 2005 03:05 pm (UTC)
I did call her yesterday to see how she fared with the latest hurricane (she lives about 3 blocks from Mobile Bay (east side) and I have seen some of the damage from previous hurricanes. She was fine-it hit land close to Pensacola, so her area wasn't hit.


Next thing you'll be telling me is that you like hurricanes...

robyn_ma
Jul. 11th, 2005 11:56 pm (UTC)
4. Eating my weight in Swedish fish last Halloween.

Oh, Jesus. I just rediscovered these. When I worked in a pharmacy in high school -- one of those dying breed of pharmacies that still had a soda fountain -- we had a box of Swedish fish on the counter, 2 cents each, and I would just pay a dollar to the register and dump a whole bunch of them into a plastic cup and inhale them.

3. I have the ticket stubs for every movie I've gone to since sometime in 1994.

I have stubs going back to about 1987, though a bunch of 'em are too faded to read now. Why do you keep them? I ask because the answer might shed some light on why I keep them. I don't know why I keep them.
greygirlbeast
Jul. 12th, 2005 03:34 am (UTC)
Why do you keep them?

I have no idea.
siliconedreamer
Jul. 12th, 2005 02:03 am (UTC)
2. Keep a team of SFX makeup artists on staff full-time.

I lived in the same state I'd be happy to be your auxiliary fx artist, but alas I am here in da 'burgh.

However I do have a makeup kit and will travel... :)
greygirlbeast
Jul. 12th, 2005 03:35 am (UTC)
However I do have a makeup kit and will travel... :)

Hmmmmm. How are you with an airbrush...?
siliconedreamer
Jul. 12th, 2005 04:44 am (UTC)
Hmmmmm. How are you with an airbrush...?

Woefully out of practice. I have not picked one up in about 2 years. :(

I need to set time aside to re-sharpen my skills. Man cannot live on Apple retail salary alone :)
mistressmousey
Jul. 12th, 2005 04:51 am (UTC)
ha ha! And here I was going to recommend you for the job! :)
siliconedreamer
Jul. 12th, 2005 05:17 am (UTC)
ha ha! And here I was going to recommend you for the job! :)

That's because you rule!
tornqueen
Jul. 12th, 2005 03:15 am (UTC)
1. I eat Campbell's Soup for breakfast.
2. I write in my underwear.
3. I have the ticket stubs for every movie I've gone to since sometime in 1994.


These are quirky behaviors? I had no idea... I've often eaten Campbell's Vegetable soup for breakfast? You? And I too have written naked, but only when I don't have roommates who I'm not "involved" with. I'm at least considerate :).

And I keep my movie ticket stubs because I'm a sentimental packrat who likes to look at them and remember the night(s) (or days) I went to the movie, who with, and other surrounding memories.
mistressmousey
Jul. 12th, 2005 04:54 am (UTC)
I used to keep concert tix... including the ones I had to cut out of the list because they were crappy punk shows at Gilman St. After misplacing them several times and only ever finding them again when I move, I decided to finally get rid of them. While I don't regret getting rid of them, I often miss them.

And now I'm in need of Swedish Fish.
stonescorpion
Jul. 12th, 2005 05:00 am (UTC)
If money were no object...?
Please tell me that if money were no object, resurrecting Farscape (and forgetting about that whole pesky PK Wars) is number 6 on the list.

I must ask, what do you think of Ben Browder being introduced to SG-1 as the new main character? Even Claudia Black is in on the gig, with a cameo as an alien in later episodes. Imagine that. Don't get me wrong, I love Browders work, but RD Anderson is such a great military curmudgeon who just likes to blow things up. Not at all a MacGyver type.

I know you're not a big fan of SG-1, so what do you think of THIS move?

Scorp

p.s. A film adaption of LRM? Wouldn't Threshold be first, just so everyone would understand LRM a little better?

greygirlbeast
Jul. 12th, 2005 04:19 pm (UTC)
Re: If money were no object...?
Re: all the Farscape stuff, see today's entry.

p.s. A film adaption of LRM? Wouldn't Threshold be first, just so everyone would understand LRM a little better?

Nope. Although most of the interest from Hollywood has revolved around Threshold, I would personally prefer to do Low Red Moon. I think it would stand alone just fine. The two books were written to stand alone.
styggian
Jul. 12th, 2005 08:06 pm (UTC)
Re: If money were no object...?
I'd have to say I would rather see LRM first as well.
I would almost think you could get investors who would want ot see it as well but movies cost to much to make anymore.
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