Search found 400 matches

by yellie
Sun Apr 18, 2010 6:21 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Modern Art
Replies: 67
Views: 7219

Re: Modern Art

The scare quotes, incidentally, are there for a good reason- in cultured circles, 'modern' art refers specifically to art produced between the mid nineteenth century and about 1960. Art produced after that is known, variously, as postmodern, contemporary etc. I'm not pretending the contemporary art...
by yellie
Mon Sep 07, 2009 5:26 pm UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0633: "Blockbuster Mining"
Replies: 161
Views: 31482

Re: "Blockbuster Mining" Discussion

I for one am disgusted so many people don't know who Harriet the Spy is. :( Yeeeeeaaaaahhh... You are aware that not every xkcd reader is North American, right? And you are probably also aware, that not all American literature is as popular outside as it is in its homeland? Then why are you so disg...
by yellie
Mon Sep 07, 2009 5:44 am UTC
Forum: Individual XKCD Comic Threads
Topic: 0633: "Blockbuster Mining"
Replies: 161
Views: 31482

Re: "Blockbuster Mining" Discussion

I for one am disgusted so many people don't know who Harriet the Spy is. :(

But yeah, I love this comic, if only because it made me want to find all my old Harriet-esque notebooks I had when I was a kid.
by yellie
Thu Aug 28, 2008 11:30 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: the most depressing song: help me find it!
Replies: 220
Views: 20402

Re: the most depressing song: help me find it!

I don't know if it's been said yet, but "Fish and Bird" by Tom Waits is gut-wrenchingly depressing.
by yellie
Thu Aug 28, 2008 12:18 am UTC
Forum: Books
Topic: Books you like that no one else has heard of
Replies: 88
Views: 20368

Re: Books you like that no one else has heard of

Anything written by Ian Irvine! Especially his Three Worlds Cycle series, which is made up of 11 books so far. I've been a diehard fan of his since 2001 and I firmly believe he is one of the most under-appreciated fantasy authors ever. :|
by yellie
Sat Aug 16, 2008 4:28 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9560
Views: 1158471

Re: What are you listening to?

Cillian Murphy - So New

I just re-watched Disco Pigs, so it's on a loop.
by yellie
Mon Aug 11, 2008 8:29 pm UTC
Forum: Gaming
Topic: Knights of the Old Republic MMORPG
Replies: 31
Views: 3694

Re: Knights of the Old Republic MMORPG

I really don't understand how they can make KOTOR3 an MMO. What about all the character subplots, the relationships and the influence stuff that made the previous games so great? Not to mention they never finished Revan's story. If it's an MMO then I suspect that won't be as important as, say, getti...
by yellie
Thu Jul 03, 2008 10:17 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Dark Knight
Replies: 602
Views: 52815

Re: The Dark Knight

They also mentioned that people were talking about Heath Ledger being posthumously nominated for an Oscar for his performace. What are your guys thoughts about that? Obviously I haven't seen the movie, so I can't make a judgement, I just don't want people blowing it way out of proportion because it...
by yellie
Mon Jun 16, 2008 3:09 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Best Concert You've Been To
Replies: 334
Views: 35359

Re: Best Concert You've Been To

D***** R*** did indeed open for him. I cannot stand his out-of-tune snivelling, so I stayed at the bar. Also, what were you thinking? I know the price put many people off, and I also know that if we hadn't lucked out and gotten some of the best seats in the house I'd be really pissed off about the ...
by yellie
Sun Jun 15, 2008 8:12 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Best Concert You've Been To
Replies: 334
Views: 35359

Re: Best Concert You've Been To

davef wrote:I saw Leonard Cohen in Dublin last night.

Oh my.

I am super mad I decided not to see him ("Radiohead and then Muse will be more than enough concerts this summer!" Ugh what was I thinking.) Damien Rice opened for him, right? ;D
by yellie
Mon May 05, 2008 4:05 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9560
Views: 1158471

Re: What are you listening to?

micco wrote:Aphex Twin - Avril 14th.

That's a gorgeous song.

Fountains of Wayne - Hey Julie
(Wow, who knew they'd write a song I actually enjoy listening to!)
by yellie
Fri May 02, 2008 5:36 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: LOST
Replies: 454
Views: 37535

Re: LOST

I was getting really annoyed at Sawyer's whole "I will protect the helpless woman from the dark man, and there's no need to discuss it with her" thing, so thank God it looks like Claire had enough too and left. Or died. Whatever gets the job done. Actually, no, that would be annoying too....
by yellie
Sat Apr 26, 2008 1:04 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: LOST
Replies: 454
Views: 37535

Re: LOST

I didn't think it was possible for me to love Ben any more, but the writers once again proved me wrong! 1. I should be surprised Ben can control the smoke monster, but I'm really not. 2. Okay, seriously. "You changed the rules" / "It's my island, Ben! It was ALWAYS my island!&...
by yellie
Sat Apr 26, 2008 12:03 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Cutest/Most romantic lyric
Replies: 31
Views: 4522

Re: Cutest/Most romantic lyric

(Obligatory mention of) Bright Eyes - First Day of My Life Yours is the first face that I saw I think I was blind before I met you Bob Dylan - Sara Sara, Sara, It's all so clear, I could never forget, Sara, Sara, Lovin' you is the one thing I'll never regret. Ben Folds - The Luckiest Next door there...
by yellie
Wed Apr 23, 2008 9:29 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: The Office (US)
Replies: 100
Views: 31337

Re: The Office (US)

Just out of interest, how many of you (apart from Dobblesworth) have seen the UK version? I saw the first few episodes of the US one, and it was terrible. *raises hand* And I love both of them, for completely different reasons. I was exactly like you; I watched the first couple of episodes and wrot...
by yellie
Wed Apr 16, 2008 4:54 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Skins
Replies: 63
Views: 9708

Re: Skins

It ended well. I was ridiculously pissed off they killed off Chris last week, and how they basically got rid of Cassie by sending her to America. (my two favourite characters! Argh!) I was ready to be even more pissed off at the finale but then... Mark Heap. He makes everything alright. :D ...
by yellie
Mon Apr 07, 2008 7:43 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9560
Views: 1158471

Re: What are you listening to?

Lemon Jelly - The Staunton Lick.
by yellie
Mon Apr 07, 2008 7:42 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Felstaff's 'Poptastic': I WANNA KNOW WHAT LOVE IS
Replies: 49
Views: 6556

Re: Felstaff's "Poptastic!" (Word To Your Mother.)

5ive - If Ya Gettin' Down Backstreet Boys - Backstreet's Back Haddaway - What Is Love Afroman (?) - Because I Got High Whoever sang Who Let The Dogs Out Robbie Williams - Angels Ronan Keating - When You Say Nothin' At All Boyzone - Love Me For A Reason ... Okay, I only like one of these songs, but t...
by yellie
Mon Apr 07, 2008 7:27 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Please fill out questionnaire for my research project!
Replies: 88
Views: 7856

Re: Please fill out questionnaire for my research project!

What is your age? 19 Gender? Lady Sexual orientation? Straight Ethnicity? Couldn't be whiter. Nationality & Location? Irish, Ireland. How would you describe your socioeconomic status? (e.g.: college graduate and middle class) Middle class college student. Do you ascribe to or are a member of any...
by yellie
Mon Apr 07, 2008 3:29 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: British Comedies
Replies: 226
Views: 25407

Re: British Comedies

It's absolute fucking brilliance. "Maggots. Maggots? Maggots. Maggots. Maggots. Maggots. Maggots. ....maggots." "I have never exploded. But somehow, don't ask me how, I know what it would be like. I think I've always known." "We're doing all we can. but I'm not Jesus Christ...
by yellie
Mon Apr 07, 2008 12:32 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: British Comedies
Replies: 226
Views: 25407

Re: British Comedies

I'm sure someone's mentioned it already, but I'd just like to say that I started watching Garth Marenghi's Darkplace a couple of weeks ago and it is one of the funniest things I have ever seen.

"She was like a candle in the wind... Unreliable."
by yellie
Sat Apr 05, 2008 2:59 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Graffiti
Replies: 49
Views: 5861

Re: Graffiti

Graffiti done well is what I like. I can't stand people who just tag with no imagination; especially over things that shouldn't be tagged . Banksy's been mentioned already, but has anyone heard of CEPT? He's based in London, and his stuff is incredible. http://i6.photobucket.com/albums/y205/RandomSi...
by yellie
Sat Apr 05, 2008 1:21 am UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: I'd Loop That
Replies: 37
Views: 3815

Re: I'd Loop That

Oh, this is how I listen to music. Whenever I get a new song, I'll keep it on repeat for days . Then I get sick of them for a few months, move on to a different song and the cycle repeats. As for songs that I loop and never get tired of: - Bob Dylan - Mr. Tambourine Man - Bob Dylan - Eternal Circle ...
by yellie
Fri Apr 04, 2008 4:32 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2737656

Re: Confessional Thread - A black hole of emu

Confession: When it comes to shocking things on the internet, I tend to block them from my mind. However, I seem unable to block out Chuck Palahniuk's "Guts", which I foolishly read when I saw the link a while back. My expression after reading it was somewhere along the lines of щ(°Д°щ) . ...
by yellie
Thu Apr 03, 2008 3:49 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Big Concert is BIIIIIG (Music Festivals)
Replies: 9
Views: 1354

Re: Big Concert is BIIIIIG (Music Festivals)

Yellie: Pff, I've heard of them, at least! Isn't Oxegen sold out already? I'd love to see Rage (one of my few remaining "Must See" bands), but I'd love to see Battles as well, and I'd quite happily see REM and Aphex Twin again. Haha, I wasn't expecting anyone outside of Ireland to have he...
by yellie
Wed Apr 02, 2008 7:39 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Big Concert is BIIIIIG (Music Festivals)
Replies: 9
Views: 1354

Re: Big Concert is BIIIIIG (Music Festivals)

Lucky, I'd love to see Radiohead and Nine Inch Nails at the same festival O: I might end up going to Oxygen this year. It's got a pretty good line-up; Rage, REM, Kings of Leon, Editors, Battles, Aphex Twin, but the only acts I'd really be looking forward to would be Rage Against The Machine and Aphe...
by yellie
Sun Mar 23, 2008 10:08 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Confessional Shed - I'll keep a look-out
Replies: 38049
Views: 2737656

Re: Confessional Thread - A black hole of emo

Confession: I like the Jackson 5. Sort of. NOT MICHAEL JACKSON THOUGH. Ugh, still trying to get Beat It out of my head... Confession: I believe there is something inherently wrong with people if they don't like Michael Jackson. Don't take it personally or anything, I just really love Michael Jackson.
by yellie
Fri Mar 21, 2008 9:54 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Spaced U.S Remake
Replies: 43
Views: 5387

Re: Spaced U.S Remake

Because if we remade Lost, this is what it would be like.

...You really don't want us going near your tv shows.
by yellie
Fri Mar 21, 2008 9:34 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Spaced U.S Remake
Replies: 43
Views: 5387

Re: Spaced U.S Remake

I've been reading about McSpaced from Edgar's blog for a while now, and it depresses me to no end. The fact that McG etc are doing this without their permission digusts me. But because Edgar, Simon and Jess have all released statements saying "we're not involved, we're not happy", I'm sure...
by yellie
Sun Mar 16, 2008 4:20 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Unpopular movie opinions
Replies: 187
Views: 20184

Re: Unpopular movie opinions

ishikiri wrote:Has anyone ever met a girl who likes sin city? I'm yet to find one.

I loved it. I... was not aware that being a girl and liking Sin City was weird, though?
by yellie
Sat Mar 15, 2008 2:11 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: LOST
Replies: 454
Views: 37535

Re: LOST

Oh, and Michael? CALLED IT. Just sayin'. Haha, everyone called it. It was even more obvious than Jack and Claire being related. This week's episode has just reinforced my belief that the Lost writers hate happiness. Oh, and Aaron totally doesn't count as one of the Six because he wasn't on the mani...
by yellie
Mon Mar 10, 2008 6:26 pm UTC
Forum: General
Topic: Comedians
Replies: 101
Views: 11211

Re: Comedians

I may be biased, but Dylan Moran, Tommy Tiernan, David O' Doherty, Dara O' Briain, Jason Byrne, Andrew Maxwell... You guys, Irish comedians are the best.

As for other countries: the Mighty Boosh, Russell Howard, Ross Noble, Bill Bailey, Eddie Izzard and Demetri Martin.
by yellie
Mon Mar 10, 2008 6:08 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Unpopular movie opinions
Replies: 187
Views: 20184

Re: Unpopular movie opinions

I find what you say a bit strange since you only seem (to me, anyway) to criticize how the film was introduced and received by the audience and how the actress and the writer talked about it. I haven't seen criticism towards the movie itself. I can get how someone would dislike the movie because Ju...
by yellie
Mon Mar 10, 2008 3:05 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: Unpopular movie opinions
Replies: 187
Views: 20184

Re: Unpopular movie opinions

Unpopular opinion: Juno was a TERRIBLE film. (spoiler'd because my rant turned out pretty long.) It's everywhere, overpraised, undeserving of its eight thousand Oscar nominations, and about to spawn a crop of flat imitations. not to mention Diablo Cody has somehow wormed her way into Hollywood&#...
by yellie
Sun Mar 09, 2008 4:28 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Unpopular Musical Opinions
Replies: 1093
Views: 94722

Re: Unpopular Musical Opinions

scrt_rbt_agnt wrote:one of my favorite indie projects is xiu xiu, which most people seem to hate for some reason.

Aw, I was not aware of that.

Unpopular musical opinion: I love Xiu Xiu.
by yellie
Sun Mar 09, 2008 4:20 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: Musical Phones (Merged : Interesting Ringtones)
Replies: 72
Views: 8798

Re: Musical Phones

My old phone used to have the Metal Gear "!" noise as a message alert. The ringtone was "Snake? Snake?! SNAAAAAKE! *music!*"

Now my phone is monophonic, and my ringtone is the Power Rangers communicator beep.
by yellie
Sat Mar 08, 2008 11:35 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: What are you listening to?
Replies: 9560
Views: 1158471

Re: What are you listening to?

Mint Royale - Blue Song.

It's been on repeat for about four days straight.
by yellie
Sat Mar 08, 2008 3:24 am UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: LOST
Replies: 454
Views: 37535

Re: LOST

Oceanic Six: Kate, Jack, Hurley, Sayid, ???, ??? Personally, I don't think Sawyer made it. I think Locke might have been the one in the coffin in last season's finale, although I can't think why he would get off the island. Does Aaron count as one of the six even though he was born on t...
by yellie
Tue Mar 04, 2008 11:42 pm UTC
Forum: Movies and TV Shows
Topic: LOST
Replies: 454
Views: 37535

Re: LOST

I like how they're kind of giving us answers this season (it finally feels like they know where they're going with story arcs and everything) and I love the idea of the "Oceanic Six". And I am in love with Daniel Faraday. He's bumbling and wears a little tie and does experiments and is a p...
by yellie
Tue Mar 04, 2008 10:55 pm UTC
Forum: Music
Topic: People that should be dead (/gone) but aren't
Replies: 28
Views: 3839

Re: People that should be dead (/gone) but aren't

1. NOT Keith Richards! :( I don't like the Rolling Stones in the slightest, but Keith Richards... Man. What a legend. I love that guy.
2. Shane McGowan. I get distressed whenever I see him. The poor guy can barely function.
3. Amy Winehouse. Ugh, just get out of my life, Amy!

Go to advanced search