Lisa’s Week In Review: 1/20/20 — 1/26/20

Well, this week kind of sucked.  Things started out okay but then I got massively sick on Thursday and I’m only now really starting to recover.  So, basically, I’ve been out-of-it for the last four days.  (Actually, it’s more like the last 4-and-a-half days because I first started to feel a little bit ill around Wednesday evening.)

Anyway, I’ve been forcing myself to rest and “get better” and all that good stuff.  It sucks because I’m not very good at resting but oh well.  Here’s what I was able to accomplish this week, despite being under the weather.  (I mentioned on twitter that I was “under the weather” and a total stranger responded with something about how there’s this huge conspiracy to control the weather and really, folks — don’t start that shit when you’re talking to someone who is already feeling ill and, therefore, not in a particularly indulgent mood.  I’ve never hit the block button so fast in my life.)

Films I Watched:

  1. Alibi (1929)
  2. Blue Chips (1994)
  3. Chris Watts: Confessions of a Killer (2020)
  4. The Diary of Anne Frank (1959)
  5. Mercy Streets (2000)
  6. The Nomads (2019)
  7. The Path of the Wind (2009)
  8. Romeo and Juliet (1936)
  9. Sounder (1972)
  10. Wild Rose (2019)

Television Shows I Watched:

  1. 9-1-1: Lone Star
  2. 60 Days In
  3. Avenue 5
  4. The Bachelor 24
  5. Beverly Hills 90210
  6. Boston Stranger: The Real Story
  7. Cheer
  8. Conan
  9. Curb Your Enthusiasm
  10. Gordon Ramsay’s 24 Hours To Hell And Back
  11. It’s a Living
  12. It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia
  13. The Love Boat
  14. The Office
  15. The Outsider
  16. Seinfeld

Books I Read:

  1. Giant (2018) by Don Graham

Music To Which I Listened:

  1. Above & Beyond
  2. Armin van Buuren
  3. Best Coast
  4. Bikini Kill
  5. The Chemical Brothers
  6. Crud
  7. The Damned
  8. Jackie Lynn
  9. Jakalope
  10. The Jam
  11. Jimi Hendrix
  12. Kedr Livanskiy
  13. Maluma
  14. The New York Dolls
  15. Okay Kaya
  16. Selena Gomez
  17. The Sex Pistols
  18. The Slits
  19. Steve Aoki
  20. Twist Helix

Awards Season Links:

  1. DGA
  2. Annie Awards
  3. ASC
  4. USC Scripter Awards
  5. CAS

Links From Last Week:

  1. The former lieutenant governor of Pennsylvania is now doing stand-up comedy in California as ‘Mikey Stacks’
  2. Are new ‘Great Gatsby’ adaptations in our future? The classic’s copyright is set to expire in 2021

Links From The Site:

  1. Case reviewed The Perfection!
  2. Erin shared The Covers of Real Western and featured Charles Moore’s photograph of Martin Luther King, The Million Eyes of Su Muru, They Came To Rob Las Vegas, One Adam and Five Eves, Courage, The Trees, and the Judas Tree!
  3. Jeff reviewed Goin’ South, When Justice Fails, Dilemma, Gunshy, Lipstick Camera, Backstreet Justice, and RamboHe paid tribute to Terry Jones.  He shared music videos by Talking Heads, Monster Magnet, The Beastie Boys, and INXS!
  4. Pat shared some new movie posters that you need to see!
  5. Ryan reviewed Floppy and Wildest Dreams and shared his weekly reading round-up!
  6. I shared music videos from Best Coast, Okay Kaya, and Jackie Lynn!  I shared scenes from La Dolce Vita, Roller Boogie, and Mad Max: Fury Road!  I observed the birthdays of David Lynch, Jim Jarmusch, and Paul Newman!  I reviewed Alibi, Tender Mercies, Sounder, and Romeo and Juliet!  Finally, I wrote about 7 films that David Lynch turned down!

More From Us:

  1. At Days without Incident, Leonard wrote about Terry Jones.
  2. At Pop Politics, Jeff wrote about the New York Time presidential endorsements and the death of a former congressman.  He also reviewed Netflix’s Killer Inside: The Mind of Aaron Hernandez!
  3. On her photography site, Erin shared Society, Something In A Tree, Space Available, The Train, Truth, Try and Stop Me, and Twin Fans!
  4. On my music site, I shared songs from Armin Van Buuren, Above & Beyond, Jimi Hendrix, Twist Helix, Aoki, Best Coast, and Kedr Livanskiy!
  5. Ryan has a patreon, please consider subscribing!

Want to see what I did last week?  Click here!

For some reason, this just amuses the Hell out of me.

One response to “Lisa’s Week In Review: 1/20/20 — 1/26/20

  1. Pingback: Lisa’s Week In Review — 1/27/20 — 2/2/20 | Through the Shattered Lens

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