Monthly Archive: February 2011

Feb 20

Cedar Rapids

cedar rapids

Cedar Rapids is a comedy staring Ed Helms (The Office), John C. Reilly, Anne Heche, and Isiah Whitlock Jr. (The Wire). In this movie Ed Helms plays Tim Lippe, an insurance agent from a small town that goes to Cedar Rapids for an insurance convention. Since he has never been out of town and pretty …

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Feb 20

A to Z: S is for Scotty’s Lakehouse

Scotty's Lakehouse Foods

Scotty’s Lakehouse is related to the Scotty’s Brewhouse we know and love. This restaurant is located in the Geist area and features locally grown, organic ingredients with a focus on burgers. They also have a pretty good beer selection as well. I got the #3 which is fried egg, apple wood smoked bacon, fair oaks …

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Feb 07

The King’s Speech

The King's Speech

The King’s Speech is one of the nominees for best picture this year…one of the main reasons we decided to go see it. *Spoilers Ahead* The movie features Colin Firth as the stuttering King George VI. Since his lifetime coincides with the development of radio it becomes almost imperative that he overcome his deficits in …

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Feb 05

Ice Storm 2011

Windshield Wiper Salute

Just when you thought snow was evil, ice comes and makes you appreciate the snow you usually get.

Feb 05

A to Z: R is for Recess

I know it took forever for us to get to our R restaurant. We knew Recess was the chosen restaurant for a long time and we kinda scoped out the menu (because it changes daily) and had scheduling conflicts which caused delays. Finally I proposed we just make reservations and go for it because otherwise …

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Feb 03

The Mechanic

The Mechanic

The Mechanic stars Jason Statham. PS…some spoilers in this post. I probably don’t need to say anything else because we all know this is a action flick…this one he is a professional assassin and he learns he has been ordered to kill probably his only friend. I think for one reason this movie is kind …

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Feb 01

A Home Treatment Kit for Super Bowl Suffering

How to help yourself when the game isn’t going your way. Article