Things I hate today (and most likely will hate tomorrow)

I hate …

• Guys who say “awwwwwww.”

• that the only wall calendar left in the office has pictures of kittens and puppies.

• lima beans.

• seeing that flashing “Congestion Ahead” sign on the Tampa side of the Howard Frankland Bridge when I’ve already crawled across the bridge at 2 mph.

• that pundits are calling Obama crowds creepy and cultish. Dude gets people pumped up; what’s wrong with that?

• that Michael Clayton is up for a Best Picture, while Into the Wild could only scrape together nominations for Best Supporting Actor (Hal Holbrook) and Film Editing.

• Kobe Bryant.

• that this is the last season of The Wire. (Omar had better off Marlo Stansfield or I’m gon’ be pissed.)

• that cinnamon buns are bad for you.

• that the notion of a “cold snap” will soon be a memory — until NOVEMBER.

About The Author

Eric Snider

Eric Snider is the dean of Bay area music critics. He started in the early 1980s as one of the founding members of Music magazine, a free bi-monthly. He was the pop music critic for the then-St. Petersburg Times from ‘87-’93. Snider was the music critic, arts editor and senior editor of Weekly Planet/Creative...
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