Archive for January, 2008

You might be watching too much anime if…

Submitted from you can speak intelligently in Japanese about spirits, demons, war, death, tournaments, magic, and profoundly soppy love affairs, but the prospect of buying a movie ticket leaves you tongue-tied. “hai,” “baka,” and “hentai” come to your lips so easily that sometimes you have difficulty remembering what the English words are. none of […]

You might be an Animaniacs fan if…

you’ve tried to outdo Yakko’s singing of the dictionary by singing the Encylopedia. (Lynxan) you’ve suspected that your successful friend might be a chicken. (Lynxan) you yell “potty emergency” every time you need to go. ( Deena ) you can sing the words to Wakko’s “America”… …or Yahoo’s “World”… when telling your friends something, you […]

Two (un)romantic poems

The following are entries to a contest by The Washington Post, in which respondents had to write a two-line romantic poem…except that the last line had to be as un-romantic as the first line was romantic. 1. My darling, my lover, my beautiful wife: Marrying you screwed up my life. 2. I see your face […]