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I was the one who had to wait for the pizza to be delivered because my mother was otherwise occupied: "I AM GOING TO BE WATCHING THE SUGAR BOWL!" And I was like, what? Why? What the hell do you expect it to do?

I'm not allowed downstairs for the duration of the game now.

Things I did today that were awesome: Actually got off the computer and read a book. Well, most of one; I'll finish the rest of it tonight. Also, stayed off the Dew. Have a slight headache now, but that may be more from reading. I'm also mulling over writing that tarot-based short story collection I've had in mind--that's what the "Strength" in the title here refers to--but that'll probably take years to come to fruition. But it's fun thinking about it.

(Wow. The headache is more than "slight" now.)

gfrancie mentioned an unclutter_2009 comm that I liked the idea of, so today's decluttering effort: Threw away a beauty product given to me by someone who turned out to be crazy. I can't really elaborate on the situation beyond that, except that said item has been on a back shelf for about two years drying out anyway, and now that bad juju's out my house.

Sad linkspam:

South African activist Helen Suzman dies at 91.

Mystery writer Donald Westlake dies at 75.

John Travolta’s 16-year-old son dies.

More linkspam:

ZOMG [MAJOR DOCTOR WHO SPOILER] to be announced tomorrow. I will report back here as soon as I have a link for you (which I imagine means that I will wake up to sixty helpful emails).

Speaking of Doctor Who, Neil Gaiman is Not Happy with io9: "I haven't denied that my Doctor Who episode 'Faces in the Dust' will have Ice Warriors in it, because I'm not writing a Doctor Who episode called 'Faces in the Dust' (which is a pretty rubbish title, who makes this stuff up?)."

Films That Have Found Their Way into the Twilight Zone.

Will Lionsgate Be the Next Studio to Kick the Bucket?

Damon and Carlton discuss S5 of 'Lost.'

Images: Stills from Audrey Tautou's new film, 'Coco avant Chanel' (Coco Before Chanel); New ‘Julie & Julia’ Movie Still!; New Astro Boy Concept Art Photos from Imagi; International Poster for Jonas Akerlund's 'The Horsemen'; Check This Out: Jonathan Liebesman's 'The Killing Room' Poster; Nine Hi-Res Stills from 'Red Sands.'

Trailers and clips: 'The International': Watch our exclusive clip; 'Crank 2' Trailer Takes NSFW To Next Level; Watch This: Gus Van Sant's 'The Discipline of DE.'

Hugh Jackman Drops Out of 'Cleo' Talks; Who Dares Replace Hugh Jackman In Steven Soderbergh's Insane, 3-D Cleopatra Musical? This will be tagged "cleopatra" here on my journal, by the way, because I feel like a simple "cleo" has the potential to become way too confusing.

What Is David Bowie Doing In Dr. Manhattan's Sweet Pad? [Watchmen]

(Somewhat related: Zack Snyder's 'Guardians of Ga'Hoole' Voice Cast Revealed.)

How Did Viggo Mortensen's 2008 Oscar Boom Go Bust? (Related: If you see one Nazi movie, make it 'Good.')

Dan Radcliffe on Dumbledore's Funeral for Half-Blood Prince, Emma Watson on Deathly Hallows Split.

Must Watch: Beautiful Coraline Behind-the-Scenes Featurettes!

Is 2009 The Year Of Sci-Fi Wolverine?

Homeless Guy Chosen for 'Sherlock Holmes' Role.

Tarantino’s 'Inglourious Basterds' Set for August Release.

'The Night Projectionist' Will Suck Your Blood.

Bollywood Remaking 'Back to the Future'?

'Scream 4' is Still Cookin'. I think my headache has a headache now.

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