Brief Delay

21 05 2010

EDIT: Alright, so the wait’s a little longer than I’d predicted. Sue me.

There’s gonna be a bit of a wait before my next real post. Should be up either Sunday night or Monday. To keep you entertained until then, here’s a video of wrestler William Regal freestyling with Flava Flav.

For more of the great entertainment that stems from Regal’s genes, check out his son’s blog: Super Star Fantasy Blog

Advertisements




Underrated Teen Comedies

19 05 2010

At the risk of looking like some sort of one-trick pony, I’m gonna talk about movies some more. Deal with it. Specifically, this post deals with movies that those old people you call Mom and Dad probably don’t appreciate as much as they should. You see, some of those teen comedies we’re all so fond of are more than just dick jokes. They’re about growing up, finding love, and dick jokes. You just have to look past the immaturity at movies like…

#5 American Pie

AT FIRST GLANCE:

For the six people in the world who haven’t seen American Pie, it’s about 4 high school seniors who make a pact to lose their virginity before graduation, showcasing the fact that sex is priority one for us teenage boys. Which, of course, is true. And the titular pie? Jason Biggs puts his penis in it.

 

“Now son, I’m going to sit here while you eat the whole thing.”

DIGGING DEEPER:

The reason American Pie is so low on this list is that, by now, it’s really not too underrated anymore. It’s pretty much a mainstream film and there’s not too much to say about it that you haven’t already heard. Read the rest of this entry »





The Return

16 05 2010

Once upon a time, I made the decision to start a blog. So I did. Because I’m not the kind of guy who says he’ll do something and then not do that something that he said he’d do. But, apparently, I am the kind of guy that’ll give up on that something after a brief and half-assed stint. For that, I apologize. I won’t try to excuse my disappearance with stories of job opportunities, travels abroad, or bastard offspring that needed to be taken care of, since, well, none of those things happened. I just got lazy. But fear not! I’ma give this a try…again. Maybe this time around, I’ll be able to dish out more than one post before I pull a Chappelle and disappear to Africa. You know, metaphorically.

Aww, I can’t stay mad at him.

Anyways, stick around. You never know what I might write about. Hell, I don’t even know what I might write about. But I’ll think of something.





5 Recent Movies That Are Shameless Rip-Offs

9 03 2010

So I was watching TV earlier (something I do a lot) and I got to thinking (something I don’t do a lot): there are too many movies these days that are simply unabashed regurgitations of things we’ve already seen. I understand that some films are bound to appear similar, but some of these are just ridiculous. Such as….

THIS RIP-OFF

17 Again (2009), about a man who is transformed into a 17-year-old Disney star.

WHICH RIPPED OFF


Seventeen Again (2000), about a woman who is transformed into a 17-year-old Disney star. Also, her ex-husband becomes a 17-year-old unknown actor.

Seventeen Again, if I remember correctly (and I probably don’t), was a pretty good movie, starring everyone’s favorite “Sister, Sisters” and “Smart Guy.” However, 17 Again, which I’ve never seen, was just a god-awful bastardization of the original. The acting was terrible, the writing shoddy, and the special effects probably not used very much at all. This isn’t too surprising, since nothing DJ Zacky Eff here has ever been in could be any good, except for that one episode of Firefly.  But I might –I MIGHT- have forgiven the makers of 17 Again for all of that if they had at least tried for some semblance of originality (the only hint of which is in the fact that the newer movie, made almost a decade later, actually takes a step backwards civil-rights-wise, replacing the predominantly black cast with a 99% white one), but no, they couldn’t even change the title. Actually, I still wouldn’t have forgiven the moviemakers. They suck. All in all, this whole debacle is just one more addition to the list of “Reasons to Hate Zac Efron.”

Reasons 1 - 3

But that’s not all. There’s also…

Read the rest of this entry »





F1rst PØst!!1

8 03 2010

Hello and welcome to That One Blog. When several friends of mine decided to start making their own blogs, I figured I might as well jump on the bandwagon. I mean, really, what says college better than a big ol’ helping of peer pressure?  So I took a walk down some of the back alleys of the Internet, found the cheapest domain in the blogosphere’s seedy underbelly, and -a few bad decisions later- this blog was born. At first, I couldn’t stand the sight of him, but damned if the little bastard hasn’t grown on me. Guess I’ll stick around for a while, but don’t expect to see me at any recitals. No blog of mine plays viola…..

You may be wondering why I went with such an ambiguous and impersonal title as “That One Blog”. Well, I’ll tell you why. I’ll tell you, because I’m not the sort that would leave you to wonder. I’ll tell you, because, when faced with a simple inquiry, I wouldn’t simply dodge the question by changing the subject or rambling on without any regard to what you wanted to know in the first place. I’m just not that kind of guy. If that’s the kind of guy you’re looking for, you’d be better off looking somewhere else. Not here. Now, where were we? Oh, right, you wanted to know why this blog is titled as it is.

Enjoy.