Cleolinda Jones (cleolinda) wrote,
Cleolinda Jones
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It never rains but it pours

So I went downstairs to the rec room to look for some glue (long story), and I was bowled over by the foulest stench I have had the misfortune to inhale in a good long time. Now, the cat's litter box is down there, but I was doubtful that the cat could have produced a funk this pernicious, and also, it grew stronger as you walked away from the litter box. Well, we've had some really severe rainstorms the last week or so, and it turns out that... we have water damage. The carpet under a table (where we didn't immediately see it) got soaked. Reek ensued. We've had to call some people in (Serve Pro or something?) to come dry it out with industrial-strength dehumidifiers and carpet cleaners and fans and whatever. Which means: more money that we have to pay someone. And then my mother started talking about paying off her part of Sister Girl's student loans and I just put my hand up and said, "I can't hear about this until I finish the annotations. You can tell me then. But there's nothing I can do about it--except finish these annotations--so don't tell me now. I SAID, DON'T TELL ME NOW. I SAID LA LA LA LA LA." I already had a massive headache that lasted most of the afternoon as it was. And I know I said that I thought some of my tension was hormonal, but I'm starting to resubscribe to the palpable stress theory.

I have more linkspam than this, but I'm tired:

Gawker Kills Facebook Stalker Feature?

'Moonlight' Canceled. Well, maybe Sophia Myles can get something decent now.

Chuck Palahniuk's Book Trailer Basically Straight-Up Porn.

The best poncho ever!

The Worst is Yet to Come in 'Speed Racer' Crash-and-Burn.

"Half-Blood Prince" Set Visit Report and New Tom Felton Photo; also, not used in OOTP: Lucius Malfoy's mugshot.

Twilight finished filming; Exclusive: ‘Twilight’ Filmmakers Hope To Shoot Sequels Simultaneously; Happy Birthday, Robert Pattinson! (read: he's 22, so you can all stop feeling dirty); Stephenie Meyer the New JKR?; a comic that made me laugh for about ten minutes straight. It's all about the third panel, y'all. Also, I am trying to steel myself to actually start reading the e-book of the first novel.

2 New Batman TV Spots; Secrets of The Dark Knight - trailer breakdown.

'The Edge of Love' trailer.

Snakehead Camera System Soars In 'Quantum of Solace'; Daniel Craig Wants Amy Winehouse To Record Bond Theme, even though it's already been said she won't be able to pull herself together long enough to do it. I tell you what: you get me a pony covered in rainbows, and I'll get you Amy Winehouse.

David Cronenberg Digging the 'Timecrimes' Remake?

Arcade Fire Scoring Richard Kelly's 'The Box'; Kelly Won't Helm Darko 2.

Natalie Portman Ditches 'Wuthering Heights'--but it looks like Stelios is signing on.

Scott Glenn to play Rumsfeld for Oliver Stone.

Audrey Tautou Still Adorable as Coco Chanel.

Hilary Swank's Earhart Hat Attracts Attention.

First official look at Octopus (Samuel L. Jackson) from 'The Spirit'; Frank Miller Not Directing Buck Rogers.

Megan Fox Topless for Some Kind of Movie or Something

'Fraggle Rock' to Stop Being Fond Memory, Become Sad Future.

'Star Wars' trailer already beats last 3 films.

Nic Cage Remaking 'Bad Lieutenant' with Werner Herzog! Oh sweet God.

Cate Blanchett says no to plastic surgery: “I see someone’s face, someone’s body who has had children, and I think they’re the song lines of your experience, and why would you want to eradicate that? Death is not going to be any easier just because your face can’t move.” And that is why she is my favorite actress.


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