Monday, August 30, 2010

Five & 10s

Top 10 Actors Who Should Be More Famous
10. John Hawkes
9. Andrea Savage
8. Emily Mortimer
7. Anthony Stewart Head
6. Michael Fassbinder
5. Patrick Wilson
4. Rose Byrne
3. Sally Hawkins
2. Samantha Morton
1. Tom Hardy

Top Five Major Pizza Chains
5. Pizza Hut
4. Little Caesars
3. Papa John's
2. Domino's Pizza
1. Pizza Pizza

Top 10 Most Intrinsically Canadian Musical Acts
10. Gordon Lightfoot
9. Blue Rodeo
8. Rush
7. Sloan
6. Celine Dion
5. Robin Sparkles
4. Tom Cochrane
3. Susan Aglukark
2. Bryan Adams
1. The Tragically Hip

Top Five Worst Argument Habits
5. Answering one's question with a repeated, reverse version of the same question. ("How can you say something like that?" "How can YOU say something like that?!")
4. Needing the last word
3. I tell it like it is, a.k.a. "I give myself carte blanche to be a jackass"
2. Saying 'With all due respect' and then something utterly disrespectful. Or 'that being said,' like on Curb Your Enthusiasm.
1. Comparing the other to Hitler or the Nazis (sketch about politician who does this in debate with neo-Nazi and is called on it)

Top 10 Favourite Shakespeare Plays
10. A Winter's Tale
9. Richard II
8. Romeo & Juliet
7. Henry IV Part One

6. Macbeth
5. Twelfth Night
4. King Lear
3. Othello
2. Comedy Of Errors
1. Hamlet

Top Five Seasons Of 'The Wire'
5. Season Five
4. Season Three
3. Season One
2. Season Four
1. Season Two

Top 10 Talking Heads Records (live and studio albums)
10. Remain In Light
9. Talking Heads 77
8. Speaking In Tongues
7. The Name Of The Band Is Talking Heads
6. Little Creatures
5. More Songs About Buildings And Food
4. True Stories
3. Fear Of Music
2. Naked
1. Stop Making Sense soundtrack

Top Five Funniest Marge Simpson Lines
5. "Here comes the Shaq Attack!"
4. " Well, Bart, your uncle Arthur used to have a saying: 'Shoot 'em all and let God sort 'em out.' Unfortunately, one day put his theory into practice. It took 75 federal marshals to bring him down. Now let's never speak of him again."
3. " about...Ghost Mutt?"
2. "The only thing I'm high on is love...Love for my Son and Daughters. Yes, a little LSD is all I need!"
1. "Homer, the makeup gun is set to 'whore!'"

Top 10 Worst Seasons Of Otherwise Good TV Shows
10. Season 5 of How I Met Your Mother
9. Season 16 of The Simpsons
8. Season 3 of Angel
7. Season 5 of Trailer Park Boys
6. Any of seasons 12-15 of Law & Order (take your pick!)
5. Season 5 of The West Wing
4. Season 8 of The Amazing Race (the family edition)
3. Season 30 of Saturday Night Live
2. Season 7 of Buffy The Vampire Slayer
1. Season 6 of 24

Top Five Music Acts Whose Names I Like But Whose Music Stinks
5. The The
4. Deftones
3. Nine Inch Nails
2. Massive Attack
1. The Doors

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