Posts tagged “Friday Night Lights”

The Day the Earth Stood StillI have no idea what possessed me to go see The Day the Earth Stood Still on Saturday night. The ads didn’t really impress me, but I saw that it featured Coach Taylor, Dom Draper, and Archie Leach, so how bad could it be?

Let me put it this way: The absolute best part of the movie was something that happened five minutes after the credits rolled. I was in the men’s restroom and inexplicably heard Alvin & The Chipmunks doing a cover of Journey‘s “Don’t Stop Believin'” on the theater’s stereo system. I think that says it all.

What Is This? is the personal weblog of me, David Vincent Gagne. I've been publishing here since 1999, which makes this one of the oldest continuously-updated websites on the Internet.

A few years ago I was trying to determine what cocktails I could make with the alcohol I had at home. I searched the App Store but couldn't find an app that would let me do that, so I built one.


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