My Maltese Falcon prop arrived today, a collective Christmas gift. Selected the ‘movie replica’ version (ie made to look as though it’s been around for a while, not looking new) and got it wrapped in movie style. Now on display in the Batcave. Look for it during the slow points in zoom meeting calls.
A recent side project has been perfecting nachos. Given the relatively recent creation of the dish it’s not really a matter of authenticity as much as trying to ensure a satisfying distribution of ingredients, balance of flavours and textures, and, of course, crunch. Mental Floss posted a video and accompanying article providing the history of …
Channel 9 used to have a repeat of Ellen at 4.30am weekdays. Since Ellen has been banished from even early morning tv they’re now showing infomercials instead. Infomercials are more socially acceptable than Ellen. Drill-bits, Mattress Overlays, Ladders, Home Treadmills, and Static-Electric Dusters. All more socially acceptable than Ellen.
I have a couple of authorities on Hallmark type movies in the house, one reckons this pretty much sums them up while the other thinks that it’s only reflective of 97% of those types of movies.