Sorry To Bother You…

But I want to have all this archived as the sidebars don’t stay static in Blogger formats:

Books I read last year:

Joe College: A Novel, by Tom Perrotta
Born Standing Up: A Comic’s Life, by Steve Martin
A Long Way Down: A Novel, by Nick Hornby
The Road, by Cormac McCarthy
Hard Fighting Soldier: Finding God in Trials, Tragedies, and Triumphs, by Chette Williams
Love is a Mix Tape: Life and Loss, One Song at a Time, by Rob Sheffield
High Fidelity, by Nick Hornby
Story: Substance, Structure, Style, And Principles of Screenwriting, by Robert McKee
A Moveable Feast, by Ernest Hemingway
It Never Rains In Tiger Stadium, by John Ed Bradley
Looking for God: An Unexpected Journey Through Tattoos, Tofu & Pronouns, by Nancy Ortberg
21: Bringing Down The House, The Inside Story of Six M.I.T. Students Who Took Vegas For Millions, by Ben Mezrich
Little Children, by Tom Perrotta
The End of Religion: Encountering the Subversive Spirituality of Jesus, by Bruxy Cavey
The New Christians: Dispatches from the Emergent Frontier, by Tony Jones
Crazy in Alabama, by Mark Childress
The Shack, by William P. Young
Finding Our Way Again: The Return of the Ancient Practices, by Brian McLaren
Do Hard Things, by Alex & Brett Harris
The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticsim, by Timothy Keller
The God Delusion, by Richard Dawkins
On Being a Pastor, by Derek Prime & Alistair Begg
Surprised by Hope: Rethinking Heaven, the Resurrection, and the Mission of the Church, by N.T. Wright
Killing Yourself to Live: 85% of a True Story, by Chuck Klosterman
Band of Brothers: E Company, 506th Regiment, 101st Airborne, from Normandy to Hitler’s Eagle’s Nest, by Stephen E. Ambrose
A Nation of Wimps: The High Cost of Invasive Parenting, by Hara Estroff Marano
When You Are Engulfed In Flames, by David Sedaris
The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference, by Malcolm Gladwell
The Last Christian Generation: The Crisis is Real. The Responsibility is Ours, by Josh McDowell & David Bellis
Choke: A Novel, by Chuck Palahniuk
The Abstinence Teacher, by Tom Perrotta
Cringe: Teenage Diaries, Journals, Notes, Letters, Poems, and Abandoned Rock Operas, by Sarah Brown
The Wordy Shipmates, by Sarah Vowell
Jesus Wants to Save Christians, by Rob Bell & Don Golden
Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk, by Legs McNeil and Gillian McCain
Strengthening the Soul of Your Leadership, by Ruth Haley Barton
Crazy Love: Overwhelmed by a Relentless God, by Francis Chan
The Dart League King, by Keith Lee Morris
Youth Ministry 3.0, by Mark Oestreicher

Movies I saw last year:

The Bucket List
The Great Debaters
Rambo IV
27 Dresses
Definitely, Maybe
Michael Clayton (2007)
Vantage Point
Charlie Bartlett
Be Kind, Rewind
Horton Hears A Who
Drillbit Taylor
Run, Fat Boy, Run
Smart People
Forgetting Sarah Marshall
Baby Mama
Iron Man
Speed Racer
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
What Happens in Vegas
You Don’t Mess with the Zohan
The Happening
Get Smart
The Love Guru
Kung Fu Panda
Wall * E
Hellboy 2: The Golden Army
The Dark Knight
Pineapple Express
Tropic Thunder
American Teen
House Bunny
Hamlet 2
Death Race
Burn After Reading
Nick and Nora’s Infinite Playlist
Zach & Mira
Role Models
Rachel Getting Married
Quantum of Solace
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
The Changeling
Four Christmases
Yes Man
Seven Pounds
Slumdog Millionaire
Gran Torino
Marley & Me
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Music I purchased in 2008:

Pennywise (5 songs)
Social Distortion (1 song)
Gallows: Orchestra of Wolves
Pavement: iTunes Essential Playlist
The Black Crowes: Warpaint
Pennywise: Reason to Believe (free one-day download!)
R.E.M.: Accelerate
Moby: Last Night
B-52’s: Funplex
Beck: Modern Guilt
Love as Laughter: Holy
Metallica: Death Magnetic
Cold War Kids: Loyalty to Loyalty
AC/DC: Black Ice
Raconteurs: Broken Boy Soldiers
Raconteurs: Consolers of the Lonely

TV Shows I watched last year:

The Big Bang Theory
How I Met Your Mother
The Office
Generation Kill
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia
Lots and lots of sports

Sorry to put you through all that, folks!