Archive for March, 2009
……what I know now?
I would have / should have / could have just walked out of the screening of “Knowing” at about 1 hour into the film. Somehow, they chose to emulate the film “The Abyss“, and as James Cameron did, go goofy and totally piss away the ending of what was up to that point a really good spooky Sci-Fi / Action film.
It’s just conjecture on my part to say that they couldn’t figure out how to end it so they gave it to Larry the janitor and said “have at it”, but (sort of like the producers) I can’t come up with a better conclusion.
I don’t want to be a spoiler here, but should you receive a call from mother nature (or a work call on your cel phone) soon after the subway crash scene where you sure can see the result of all of the CGI techies work, it’s o.k., go ahead and get out of your seat and answer it.
Actually, you wouldn’t miss all that much if you left after the excellent “Lost” style aircraft crash scene.
Don’t worry, it’s a good christian film and (as usual) god conquers all at the end. Oh yeah, the prodigal son returns to the fold.
Well, at least he does for a few minutes, anyway.
And his son becomes the next Adam.
On another planet.
But do tell me, what’s the significance of those white rabbits?
O.K., I’m claiming at least a partial victory here, in a previous post I castigated Pepsi-Cola for making so many offshoots that were sold in the same color/style bottle that people (me, anyway) often picked up the wrong stuff.
Would I like to drink a “Caffeine Free Diet Cherry Pepsi”?
Save us both some time, just kill me now.
So now comes a normal Pepsi that’s clad in a simple dark beautiful wrapper that just says Pepsi and sports their basic logo colors. Good start, all of you pencil pushers out there in Purchase, New York…
Here’s the other part of my request that hasn’t (to my knowledge) been dealt with yet: Bring back real Sugar!!!!
No more of this High Fructose Corn Syrup crap that is so addictive and cheap. How much do you think Pepsico saves per bottle when they use it instead of sugar? .005 cents per unit? From my experience with comments sent to me, there are a lot of us out here that feel this way.
Hey Pepsi-Co, get your market researchers off their collective asses and find out that educated customers like me want you to use real sugar again, as you did back in the day!
Meanwhile, in Japan……
My offer still goes “I’ll pay an additional .50 cents in American currency above the price charged for a liter bottle of the HFCS sweetened stuff for a Pepsi that uses regular sugar”.
(hey, here’s a link to Pepsi’s response to my offer …)
Hmm, perhaps this might not be the best time to stress that “American Currency” part too much.
Tell those morbidly obese ones to go roll down a hill chasing their donuts, they already have a big ass load of diet (fill in the variety) stuff everywhere, I want my Original Pepsi-Cola back
You know, the one I grew up with.
Well, I didn’t grow this much…….
N.B., The ownership of any and all photos, opinions, and/ or quotes above (including those of my own) belong to the material’s creator(s). Credit is given when it’s known, but as everyone knows, success usually has a million parents and failure is an orphan.
Feel free to ignore any ads that are shown below this advisory, I don’t get to choose them and even more sadly, I don’t make a penny off any of them, so in the holy name of capitalism I rebuke and don’t endorse or support any of them, unless of course they’re made of funny stuff…..
P.S., check back for occasional updates and rewrites….
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