Recent Haul from Book Sale

I’ve got some great buys from my recent trip to Book Sale.  First off was Roger Ebert’s Four-Star Reviews 1967-2007, a massive book on some of Ebert’s highly regarded movies covering a span of 40 years.  Admittedly, I do not agree with some of Ebert’s reviews but in general he was able to nail most of them.  And yes, it was 3 years off but who could argue with its price (P120)?

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I was also able to buy 2 glossy mags at P100 apiece.  One a WWE mag that features all of the superstars profiles.  I no longer follow the WWE since HBK left and DX was no more, but I still buy their mags if they interest me.  And this one sure does.

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I was in geek heaven when I saw this mag on Twitter Celebrity Profiles.  Although I’m not a heavy Twitter user, I still check on my favorite celebrities tweets every now and then and to have a certified celebrity directory is very handy indeed.

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Lastly, I saw a copy of The Bourne Identity as I approach the counter to pay for my stuff, and I bought it as well.  I want to read the original story and not the crap story that they did for the movie versions.

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That’s all for now, see you again in my next trip to Book Sale!


Wrestlemania XXIV – Great Show!


This has got to be one of the best stage set for a Wrestlemania ever! And I mean e-e-e-ver!!! I think I’ve been watching too much WWE. Anyway, I was there since the first Wrestlemania. Ever since IBC 13, with its notorious 6-month delayed show — WWF Superstars, decided to show the 1st ever Wrestlemania on TV (good thing our trusty Betamax was hooked up), I was completely into it!

And now 24 years later, me, my brother and cousins are still fans. So far WMXXIV is the best! Highlights of the night for me are: HBK vs. Ric Flair in a Career Threatening Match, Floyd Mayweather vs. Big Show and the Money in the Bank Ladder Match. For me, the Triple Threat Match between Triple H, Cena and Orton had a lousy ending. Same goes for Undertaker vs. Edge. I don’t think Edge is a main-eventer yet.

But anyways, overall the show is great. The stage and ring sets were awesome. And those grand fireworks — Wow! All these will make you wanna shout ala-Ric Flair, “Whoooooooooo”!!!

Awesome set!