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Monday, April 17, 2006

Seven Soldiers of Memery -- Nicked, as usual, from Roger. Hi, Roger!

7 things to do before I die:

1. Move to Canada
2. Edit/publish a magazine
3. Go to The San Diego Comicon
4. Interview Alan Moore again
5. Hang out with Chris Allen, Rob Vollmar and d. emerson eddy
6. See my kids grow into adulthood
7. Celebrate the 10th, 15th, and 20th anniversaries of Comic Book Galaxy

7 things I cannot do:

1. Sleep more than five hours without chemical assistance
2. Promise to do something I know I won't do
3. Watch the last Henry Blake episode of M*A*S*H without crying
4. Watch Shaun of the Dead without laughing my ass off
5. Sit through TV commercials
6. Read most comic book websites for more than 30 seconds.
7. Believe the lies my government wants me to. Sorry, guys; tell the truth, or at least lie better.

7 things that I like about my county (Warren County, NY)

1. How close it is to Canada
2. How relatively crime-free it is
3. The Hyde Collection Museum in Glens Falls
4. The water of Lake George (as opposed to the tourist trap Village of Lake George)
5. That it has both somewhat urban and somewhat rural elements within 10 minutes of each other
6. There are not seven things I like about my county.
7. Sorry, Chamber of Commerce.

7 things I often say:

1. "It seemed like a good idea at the time."
2. "That's me!" (in response to someone calling out "Alan!" or "Doane!"at work)
3. "I'll need a production order." (To radio sales people who forget that their ad won't go on the air without one)
4. "Knock!" (To my kids, who never do)
5. "What's your name, Kira?" (To my daughter Kira; it was funny when she was 2 and would tell me her name was Kira.)
6. "I need to charge my cell phone." (I get anal when I lose one bar of power)
7. "I wish I had more time to do everything I wanted to do today."

7 books that I love re-reading:

1. The Geography of Nowhere by James Howard Kunstler
2. The Great Movies I and II by Roger Ebert
3. For Keeps by Pauline Kael
4. Cosmos by Carl Sagan
5. Lolita by Vladimir Nabakov
6. Voice of the Fire by Alan Moore
7. I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell by Tucker Max

7 movies I watch over and over again (well, more than once):

1. Pulp Fiction
2. Donnie Darko
3. Ghost World
4. Crumb
5. American Splendor
6. Shaun of the Dead
7. Seven (ha!)

7 graphic novels I will keep forever:

1. From Hell
2. Ghost World
3. American Elf
4. Diary of a Teenage Girl
5. Louis Riel
6. The Ticking
7. Jay's Days: The Rise and Fall of The Pasta Shop Lothario

7 great comic shops

1. The Beguiling; Toronto, ON
2. Earthworld; Albany, NY
3. Million Year Picnic; Cambridge, MA
4. Modern Myths; Northampton, MA
5. Fantaco; Albany, NY (gone but not forgotten)
6. Unicorn Comics; Saratoga Springs, NY (ditto)
7. The USS Catastrophe Shop; on the internets

7 blogs I always read

1. The Comics Reporter
2. Comics.212.net
3. Comics Worth Reading
4. Beaucoup Kevin
5. Progressive Ruin
6. Neilalien
7. Jog the Blog

7 people I wish would blog more often

1. Chris Allen
2. Rob Vollmar
3. Ed Cunard
4. Logan Polk
5. d. emerson eddy
6. Jason Cooley
7. Me

7 comics sites I visit every day

1. Comic Book Galaxy
2. American Elf
3. Jason Marcy's LiveJournal
4. Comic Book Resources
5. The Engine
6. The Comics Journal Message Board
7. Andrew Foster's LiveJournal

7 people I wish would do something else for a living besides comics:

1. Geoff Johns
2. Jeph Loeb
3. Judd Winick
4. J. Michael Straczynski
5. Brad Meltzer
6. John Byrne
7. Jim Lee

7 people to tag:

1. Chris Allen
2. Rob Vollmar
3. Derik A Badman
4. Johanna Draper Carlson
5. Jason Marcy
6. Logan Polk
7. Kevin Church

...if you wanna, gang.

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Blogger Roger Owen Green said...

Totally agree with the last Henry Blake e[isode. I've even seen it on somwe special, "TV's Most Surprising Moments" or whatnot, and it got me AGAIN.

19 April, 2006 05:44  
Blogger ADD said...

Greatest episode ever!

19 April, 2006 12:19  

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