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I'm afraid I had to show wechsler the outfit Olivia Newton-John is wearing in the "rock kitten" section of Xanadu. Many of you will find this incredibly hokey. Unfortunately, it explains a very twisted part of my brain, and every time I see it I just love it more, even the three foot long fringe on the cowboy costumes and the whirling ribbon dance. And especially the Bride of Ming outfit. Aaaahhh ....

My night: I went to a bar where I was given an elephant, which was blue but not pink. Then I went to a restaurant which was pink and I was less blue.

Tomorrow: heart doctor. Eep!


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Apr. 8th, 2008 09:46 pm (UTC)

A blue elephant? I've got one of those...
Apr. 9th, 2008 02:27 pm (UTC)
Blue elephants
I had expressed extreme jealousy about the PHP blue elephant to wechsler, so now he's got me my own, only it's a neck pillow so it's actually kind of better because I needed a replacement for the one I lost.
Apr. 9th, 2008 01:10 am (UTC)
I know you won't care, but the first 10 seconds or so of that clip was run on The Daily Show last night.
Apr. 9th, 2008 02:43 pm (UTC)
No, you're wrong!
That is actually QUITE exciting. Why were they playing it?
Apr. 9th, 2008 03:58 pm (UTC)
Re: No, you're wrong!
Short Answer - they were making fun of French roller-blading cops.

Longer answer - they were doing a bit on the Olympic torch going through Paris, which was attended by French police on roller-blades, which Jon Stewart referred to (I think) as the "dreaded French roller-death squadron", and then showed what they purported to be a film of their training, which was a few seconds of that clip.

Afterwards Stewart smiled at the audience and said "I just hit you with a "Xanadu" clip!"
Apr. 9th, 2008 04:26 am (UTC)
Happy Memories
Ahh I just wish I could go to that happy place. I enjoyed the clip even though I have seen the movie a hundred times.

I don't recall hearing the sequence of songs on the Xanadu soundtrack. I'll have to check out the cd again...
Apr. 9th, 2008 02:43 pm (UTC)
Re: Happy Memories
They actually don't have the songs that are on the extended mix on the soundtrack, but some of them are on the back of the 45s (though it looks like it's only "Drum Dreams" and "Fool Country").

Edited at 2008-04-09 02:49 pm (UTC)
Apr. 9th, 2008 04:12 pm (UTC)
*waves* hello, I've ditched my old username of interior_lulu and I'm now souldier_blue - it would be really lovely if you would re-add me :-)
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