All by myself (don’t wanna be)

19 Jul

Molly is birthday-ing in Georgia, which leaves me to man the blog all by myself for an entire week.  What should I write about?

Here are some options:

'Willis' my ass

'Willis' my ass

1. Why Bruno wasn’t funny
2. I could have sworn Walter Cronkite was already dead
3. Central Park exercise etiquette, or: why weekend cyclists are total dickslaps
4. If my 3-day-old Chinese food is still edible
5. If I should be amused or horrified by the fact that astronauts left discarded food containers on the moon.
6. The startling accuracy of the tagline to Lindsay Lohan’s made-of-TV movie, Labor Pains
7. Why I’m pretty sure that this is Marc’s fault
8. I keep wanting to write about polio so that I can tag every post “polio” and make this the most popular polio-related blog on the Internet, but Molly won’t let me
9. The Willis Tower
10. My dog runs away from her own poop

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11 Responses to “All by myself (don’t wanna be)”

  1. Drewpreme July 19, 2009 at 11:12 pm #

    Songs about loneliness?

  2. Claire July 19, 2009 at 11:21 pm #

    Harry Nilsson’s “One”
    The Beatles’ “Yer Blues”
    Silver Jews’ “Honk if You’re Lonely”
    Janis Joplin “Woman Left Lonely”

    your turn.

  3. Marc July 20, 2009 at 12:24 am #

    The Police – So Lonely
    Phantom Planet – Lonely Day
    Roy Orbison – Only the Lonely
    Ben Harper – Another Lonely Day

    pass.

  4. Drewpreme July 20, 2009 at 1:00 am #

    “Alone Again (Naturally)” – Gilbert O’Sullivan
    “One’s The Magic Number” – Jill Scott
    “Me, Myself, & I” – De La Soul
    “She’s Out Of My Life” – Michael Jackson

    *Bonus* “So Ronery” – Kim Jong Il, Team America Sdtrk

    Marc did like Kim Carnes or someone redo that Orbison song in the 80s?

  5. Claire July 20, 2009 at 1:45 am #

    Oooh good De La Soul reference.

    Tom Waits – Lonely
    Drive By Truckers – Goddamn Lonely Love
    Beatles – Elenor Rigby
    Mountain Goats – Woke Up New
    Jethro Tull – Aqualung
    Rolling Stones – As Tears Go By
    Amy Winehouse – Wake Up Alone

    the entire band that’s called Casiotone for the Painfullly Alone

  6. Marc July 20, 2009 at 2:21 am #

    Beck – Lonesome Tears
    Otis Redding – Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay
    Frank Sinatra – In the Wee Small Hours of the Night
    The Secret Machines – Sad and Lonely
    The Lonely Jew on Christmas – Kyle Broflovski, South Park

    Drew, not that I’m aware of. A google search though produced a Motels song of the same name, but it’s not a cover.

  7. Drewpreme July 20, 2009 at 2:30 am #

    That could be it Marc.

    “No Sunshine” -Bill Withers
    “Drunk By Myself” – Nas
    “Just Dont Wanna Be Lonely” – The Main Ingredient
    “Footsteps In The Dark” – The Isley Brothers

  8. Molly July 26, 2009 at 2:33 pm #

    All By Myself, Celine Dion. Duh. And the Clueless scene by the waterfall to accompany it.

  9. Drewpreme July 27, 2009 at 5:47 pm #

    *new post please!!!!!!!!*

  10. Claire July 27, 2009 at 5:48 pm #

    I’m writing it by hand!

    • Marc July 27, 2009 at 6:01 pm #

      How are we supposed to read it, Claire? The whole world knows your handwriting is illegible.

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