Number of Individuals Who "Like" GEP on Facebook: 74
Number Who Are Also Facebook "Friends" of Mine: 59
Facial Expression as a Result: Frowny
Number of Twitter Followers: 93
Facial Expression as a Result of this Increase: Frowny, but optimistic
Early Candidate for Album of the Year: Rolling Blackouts by The Go! Team
TV Series Revisited: The X-Files
On Episode: "Space" (Season 1, Episode 9) "After a space shuttle launch is aborted and evidence of some bizarre sabotage is found, a NASA worker asks Mulder and Scully to take a look around. Meanwhile, the former astronaut who is in charge of the mission is apparently haunted by something he encountered during a spacewalk on a previous mission." (description courtesy of Red Wolf's X-Files Episode Guide)
Favorite Episode as a Kid: "Ghost in the Machine" (Season 1, Episode 7) "Following the electrocution of a computer company's CEO, Mulder's old partner asks for help with the case. With the advice of Deep Throat, Mulder and Scully must stop the murderer, all the while fighting off the defence department and the building itself." (Thanks again, Red Wolf)
Does it Hold Up: I think so. Computer technology has obviously come a long way since 1993, but "Ghost in the Machine" is still a solid episode.
Other Game Shows Watson Should Appear On: Wheel of Fortune (will need an assembly line-style robotic arm to help spin the wheel); Hollywood Squares (should be brought back just so Watson can have center square); Double Dare (will need Krang-style robot body)
Number of Promises Broken: 2 (One-the podcast will appear next month...promise; Two-100 Characters I Love will show up sometime in March too.)
83rd Academy Award Telecast Grade: D+ (and yet a thousand times better than the Black Eyed Peas Super Bowl Half-Time Crapstravaganza.)
Baby Preparations Completed: Superfluous furniture removed from baby's room; baby's room painted a pleasant shade of green; daycare centers toured; daycare provider chosen; baby registry updated
Next month: New podcast (you're gonna love this thing!); green beer; a brand-spanking new theme
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