Archive for July, 2007

26 Unusual Gummy Candies You Can Buy Online

July 30th, 2007

When I was a kid you could only get gummy (or gummi) candies in a few forms (like gummi bears), but now you can buy them in many different shapes and flavors. From the grotesque to the simply strange, here are just a few of your options: Bodily Parts and Fluids: Barf Bags (Orange-flavored) Bones […]

Seven Alternate Spice Girls

July 23rd, 2007

A few weeks ago, the former members of the pop group the Spice Girls announced that they would reunite for a world tour this winter. I’m sure they’re all committed to this reunion tour, but I have a few suggestions for back-up members in case any of them get cold feet. Ann Curry Salt-N-Pepa (3 […]

Three Titles for Die Hard/James Bond Crossover Movies (and then some)

July 19th, 2007

I just got back from seeing Live Free or Die Hard (in France: Die Hard 4—Retour en Enfer), and I enjoyed it thoroughly. I can’t believe it’s been 19 years since the first Die Hard came out, with Alan Rickman as the excellent bad guy. But I also just finished reading Ian Fleming’s Casino Royale […]

11 Well-Regarded British Actors Who Do Not Appear in the Harry Potter Films

July 16th, 2007

The new Harry Potter movie has just been released, and as with the other films in the series, this one features an incredible cast of actors, most (all?) of them British. The newcomer in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix is Oscar nominee Imelda Staunton, who plays the by turns ferocious and sickly […]