Bridesmaids (2011)

I am starting to wonder if I have the same sense of humor as “everyone else.” “Everyone” told me that Little Miss Sunshine was the funniest movie they had seen in a long time. So I watched it. I honestly don’t know if I laughed once (note: this is not to say that it was a bad movie, I just didn’t find it to be a comedy). Then, “they” said, “Watch Knocked Up. You will love Knocked Up.” So I did. And while I found it to be funnier than Little Miss Sunshine (though by far not as good of a movie), I was left wanting. Last summer, when Bridesmaids came out, “everyone” again started yakking about how this was the movie to see—the comedy to end all comedies. Heck, I almost went to see it in the theaters because I wanted to not only see a funny movie, but see one with female leads (because, hey, girls can be hilarious too, ya know?).

Day 112: Gulliver’s Travels

We have all made stupid decisions at least a few times in our lives. For me, this list is rather long. Yeah, perhaps the permed bangs (and only the bangs) in junior high weren’t the best idea. And drinking dozens of margaritas with my fish tacos didn’t exactly make me feel great the next day. Don’t even get me started on the purple sequined prom dress, driving with a flat tire down gravel roads, or inhaling while eating a powdered sugar-dusted brownie (thus causing what my uncle diagnoses as “powdered sugar lung disease”). Those weren’t exactly the shining moments of my life.


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