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August 23rd, 2003

LiveJournal Sitcom Highlights:

in episode one of the ben peek show:

ben peek tries on john wayne's pants without permission, and finds them to be baggy, while in the kitchen clint eastwood accidentally scratches christian bale's favorite pineapple and tries to replace it. while in the upstairs apartment, shelley long and ving rhames, are constantly arguing about the correct way to raise their goats.

as the weekend approaches, angelina jolie tries to seduce heather locklear at a high school with mixed results, all of which is filmed by vivica fox. as this is happening, ben peek and christian bale and building a shed in which to hide the body of scott bakula, found dead with a strange drawing that looks, in a certain light, like john wayne's signature.

as the show closes, we find tom berenger explaining scientology to john wayne, who, wearing american flagged boxers, has lost his pants.

join us next week on the livejournal sitcom.

The Artist and the Dead Man.

The Artist.



"Polish artist Agata Siwek poses in front of her Auschwitz souvenirs in Guardianenhof art gallery in Den Bosch, the Netherlands, August 21, 2003. The artist has sparked controversy in the Netherlands by selling 'Auschwitz souvenirs' -- from crematorium fridge magnets to 'Arbeit Macht Frei' keyrings -- to remind people of the horrors of the Nazi death camp."

The Dead Man

HANOI - An elderly Vietnamese man thought to have died in a hospital revived after spending the night in the morgue, state media and a doctor said on Friday.

Nguyen Van Quan, 73, was declared dead and taken to a Ho Chi Minh City hospital morgue on the night of August 15 but was found alive by his daughter the next morning as she was retrieving the body for the funeral, the Vietnam News daily said.

"I was shocked and frightened when I saw the blanket that covered my father moving," Quan's daughter was quoted as saying. "When the morgue's officials pulled back the blanket, my father's eyes moved, brightening with joy."

(i just love that line about the old man brightening with joy when they removed his blanket. 'i'm not dead!' he proclaimed loudly and with pride. 'please remove me from this locker!')