Sunday, February 13, 2011

Have YOU ever been to Cedar Rapids?

I met up with my brother J.P. today and we caught the flick "Cedar Rapids." Dang good movie and pretty funny with some awesome laugh-out-loud parts. John C. Reilly is hysterical and Ed Helms (Andy from The Office) is perfect as the insurance rep who has never even left his small Wisconsin town. Basically this is the story of "small town guy heading to the big city and learning a few things while he is away." In this instance, Ceder Rapids will have to do as the "big city." Everything revolves around the insurance convention that Tim Lippie heads to for the weekend and the trouble/experiences/mischief he takes part in. He learns that while his thoughts and intentions are always in the right place, that that is not necessarily how the real world works. But in the end, Tim is going to teach the world (and his new insurance friends) a thing or two about the right way (all sigh, awwwwww). Lastly, before the main attraction started, there was a preview for a movie called "WIN WIN" and it looks to be an outstanding film. I will be seeing that one soon as it comes out in the near future.

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Snowmageddon/Snowpocalypse = Snowtastic

February 1st, 2011.....Will it be remembered as one of the storms of the decade? Or one of the most over hyped storms of all time? Guess we will find out here soon enough. If the coverage/trepidation surrounding the snow coming today is any indication, we will certainly have a lot to talk about here in the next few days. My office closed early this afternoon so everyone could get home safely and the office is already closed for tomorrow. Right now, it definitely is coming down here in the city and the roads look pretty bad. I am thinking the predictions on this one could be right. Is it going to rival 1967??? Get back to you in a few days....