11/12/2006

Self love

No, not that kind. Perverts.

Here is yet another meme. I can't help myself. Well, I suppose I can, but I'm in the midst of a subject draught at the moment so you're just going to have to suffer. I'm not in the manner of tagging people because I'm ignoring some, and I'm afraid that if I do tag some people and they never do it, that is an admission that they don't read me. My stats are wallowing in suck at the moment, so I don't think I can tolerate knowing for a fact that certain people have given up on me. I guess this is what happens when you do self-absorbed posts about what kind of blogger you are, like anyone but you give a shit.

Before I start my 8000th meme this year, here's another tangent. My use of "this is what happens when..." reminds me of something. The line "This is what happens when you fuck a stranger in the ass" is uttered in one of my favourite movies, The Big Lebowski. I saw someone on TV the other day saying that they watched an edited network version of the movie (what's the point?) recently and the line was changed to "This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps." Quite similar to the original then. That is up there with the edited version of some Die Hard movie that was on TNT way back in the day. "Stupid motherfucker" became "Stupid melon farmer". Do the censors do this to be humorous? Can any of you contribute with what you may have heard in edited films?

Anyway, onto the meme. Since I'm not tagging, I welcome anyone to do to it if they are so inclined. Molly can do it on her toiletPod. I lifted this from Julia over at Major Bedhead. Blame her for my obsession with myself this time.

If your life were a soundtrack, what would the music be?

Here's how it works: Open your library (iTunes, winamp, media player, iPod). Put it on shuffle. Press play. For every question, type the song that's playing. New question - press the next button. Don't lie and try to pretend you're cool !

Opening Credits: Sleep to Dream - Fiona Apple. Uh, I guess that would be better for the next question...

Waking Up: Last Night I Dreamt That Somebody Loved Me - The Smiths. As it happens, another sleep theme! Go ZenMicro!

First Day of School: All These Things That I've Done - The Killers

Falling in Love: I Want the One I Can't Have - The Smiths. Weird. I didn't try that one either, and guess what - my first big crush (about 5 years duration) was on someone that had no interest in me whatsoever.

Breaking Up: Like a Friend - Pulp. Ok, now this is just eerie.

School formal: Christianssands - Tricky. Uh, my number one sex song, so no, no school formal there.

Life's Okay: Eskimo - Damien Rice

Mental Breakdown: I'm Alright Now - Johnny Cash. Again, creepy.

Why Can't We Be Friends: Discover - Tim Booth

Movin' Out: Pure Morning - Placebo

Getting Back Together: I Could Be Dreaming - Belle & Sebastian

Wedding: Just Like Heaven - The Cure. Heh.

Birth of a Child: Fell in Love with a Girl - White Stripes. It's official. My Zen has an evil eye.

Final Battle: Naughty Girl - Beyonce. Only I would have a Beyonce song as representative of my "Final battle"

Death Scene: What Can I Do? - Antony & the Johnsons

Funeral Song: KKK-Mart - Margaret Cho. Not so much a song, but a bit from Cho's stand-up about the KKK. Now that's the tone you want to set at a funeral.

End Credits: Drive On - Johnny Cash. Drive on indeed...

Now I'm off to take apart my Zen to see if it has a little being in it controlling its machinations.

14 comments:

Lut said...

Censors do that? Change lines?
How does that work? A voice-over?

No can do on the meme. I'd just get all my husband's music, I bet. That would be bad for my image.

Mary Scarlet said...

I didn't cheat but it was incredibly tempting ...

Kath said...

Dear Pru, that was amazingly eerie. Freaky, even. Mind-reading -- is this the first step to MP3 players taking over the world?

"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Alps" is so... a propos. A real improvement, I find, on the original. And not puzzling or pathetic at all.

julia said...

Whoa, man. You have a ghost in your machine.

I've found that most movies shouldn't be watched on network tv.

Jenn said...

My favorite is maggot farmer

May said...

I cracked, and did it. First meme I've ever done. Is this a slippery slope? And if it is, can I blame you?

rockmama-in-waiting said...

I think that every iPod related meme I've ever done has ended up being creepily relevant in one way or another. It also likes to fuck with me on a daily basis.

Melissa said...

My favorite example is the TV version of Fargo. Every f-bomb is turned into "fruzz." It's much better when they just drop out the sound.

Twisted Ovaries said...

You always lose me at the Beyonce.

Tim said...

Okay, this is REALLY strange...
1) Opening Credits: Star Wars opening credits theme.
2) Waking Up: Beatles - Good Morning
3) First Day of School: Ramones - Rock'n'Roll High School
4) Falling In Love: Foreigner - Feels Like the First Time
5) School Formal: Led Zeppelin - Stairway to Heaven
6) Life's Okay: Frank Sinatra - That's Life
7) Mental Breakdown: Talking Heads - Psycho Killer
8) Why Can't We Be Friends: War - Why Can't We Be Friends
9) Movin' Out: Billy Joel - Movin' Out...

Honest! It just kept going like this! Except for the Wedding: Gilbert O'Sullivan - Alone Again Naturally.

Weird, huh?

Em said...

I don't have a very cool song collection on my ipod...don't hate me for some of them Pru of the cool music!
Opening Credits: Carnival - Natalie Merchant
Waking Up: Hey Ya! - Outkast
First day of school: Tsunami - Manic Street Preachers
Falling in Love: Keep the Faith - Bon Jovi
Breaking Up: Your Woman - White Town
School Formal: You get what you give - New Radicals
Life's Okay: Barricades and Brickwalls - Kasey Chambers
Mental Breakdown: Say Hello Goodbye - David Gray
Why can't we be friends: Against the Wind - Bob Seger
Moving Out: Ordinary World - Duran Duran
Getting Back Together: She Sells Sanctuary - The Cult
Wedding: I'll be your Shelter - Taylor Dayne
Birth of a Child: Moment in the Sun - Clem Snide (Theme song to Ed)
Final Battle: Groove is in the Heart - Deelite
Funeral Song: Freak Like Me - The Sugababes
End Credits: Main Street - Bob Seger

Flicka said...

You saw the melon farmer thing, too?! Sarge and I laughed our butts off! Occasionally we shout it at each other in jest.

Georgia said...

Well, you ARE cool, like it or not.
Will try this once I unpack...

Hj from Holland said...

Most of them fit...spooky! No, I didn't cheat. Well, I did, Ididn't use an iPod but Winamp shuffle. But that works too.

Opening credits: Say say say (Hi-tack)
Waking up: Little Red Rooster
1st day of school – Cygnus X – Superstring
Falling in love: Suddenly I See – KT Tunstall
Breaking Up: True Colors – Cyndi Lauper
School Formal: Bitch Niggaz – Dr Dre
Life’s Okay: Learning to fly – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers
Mental Breakdown: JCA – I begin to wonder
Why Can’t we be friends: Sweet Home Alabama - Lynrd Skynrd
Moving Out: Dr. Feelgood – Motley Crue
Getting Back Together: Lucky Star – Madonna
Wedding: Stuck With You – Huey Lewis and the News
Birth of a Child: The Chronic – Dr Dre
Final Battle: Def P – Je moet je bek houwe (Shut your trap!)
Death Scene: The Real life – Raven Maize
Funeral Song: Coldplay – A Whisper
End Credits: Highway to Hell - ACDC