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supersize this [May. 23rd, 2005|11:51 am]
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Yesterday I rented "Supersize Me" -
It's really quite astonishing, how a healthy young NYC fellow can do incredible damage to his body just by going on a Strict Mcdonald's diet for 30 days. His Doctors just couldn't believe it, and his medical stats were crazy. http://www.supersizeme.com/home.aspx?page=aboutmovie If you eat at McDonald's with any regularity, you should watch it!

Leigh & I also watched Lemony Snicketts & Finding NeverLand, It just dawned on me why the one fellow in Lemony Snicketts was so familiar, I recognize him from The Last Samurai.

The cover art for Jyojyoushi





Wonder what it's like to eat in a private dining club in Japan? This "Splendid Table/NPR" clip with T.R. Reid gives us an interesting peek .. (waves my T.R. Reid fan banner)
Private Dining Clubs in Japan

Youyou's bbs has a new banner - I really think the artist did a great job...
(from http://youyou.clubhi.com/)











Cramps ughhh booo hiss
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[User Picture]From: kagome_angel
2005-05-23 05:14 pm (UTC)
Oooh! I've seen "Supersize Me" and "A Series of Unfortunate Events". I really want to see "Finding Neverland". Is it good? ^_^

*Pets* I hope your cramps go away. ;_;
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[User Picture]From: nepenthes59
2005-05-23 11:32 pm (UTC)
I liked Finding Neverland - Depp's performance was understated- and I think well suited for the part. I found it rather charming how they worked out some of the theatre scenes too.
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From: hydebelle
2005-05-23 05:34 pm (UTC)
I saw portions of Supersize Me and it made me worried. I read this globalization essay in college about McDonald's and how corrupt and mean that fast food company is because of injuries to the environment. I have refused to go to McD's since then. I guess that's why I stay normal weight. LOL. Oh and Finding Neverland is sweet right? I didn't cry necessarily, but I felt warm and gushy inside. ^_^
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[User Picture]From: nepenthes59
2005-05-23 11:34 pm (UTC)
Well it's not just McD's - it's all that sugar & fat in the food + zero exercise. The fellow who did the experiment walked too much as a typical New Yorker, so he had to take cabs places (to simulate the typical non walking McD 'heavy user')

He consumed 1 lb of sugar a day!!!
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From: hydebelle
2005-05-24 12:41 pm (UTC)
Wow!!! One pound of sugar is madness!! >_< Fast food places are corrupt with fat and grease and stuff ne. I saw Unfortunate Events yesterday... it was an okay movie. I guess it teaches a lesson about the gloomy side of life.
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[User Picture]From: laizuki
2005-05-23 06:07 pm (UTC)
The cover art for Jyojyoushi is so pretty~ *o*
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[User Picture]From: kikoenai
2005-05-23 06:44 pm (UTC)
*cuddles you*
aww, i know how horrible cramps are. i'm having them too!
:(
*cuddles*
feel better though~
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[User Picture]From: nepenthes59
2005-05-23 11:41 pm (UTC)
>.<... Hands you a warm cup of tea...
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[User Picture]From: oishii_shumai
2005-05-23 08:14 pm (UTC)
McDonald's sucks. A lot. Ever read Fast Food Nation? Great book about the fast food industry and all. I don't even remember the last time I went to McDonald's~

Lemony Snickett went to my high school. That's all I know about him~ Never read anyone of his books and I didn't see the movie, either. Maybe someday... when I have more time -__-; I wanna see Finding Neverland, too~ Johnny Depp. Yeah, I'm one of those loser fangirls who saw Secret Window just because he was in it :P

That's such a nice banner, too. I'm terrible at blends. Or anything with photoshop really .__. Hyde, as always, is so... just... yeah. NICE.

Oh... and... umm... mind if I friend you? :3
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[User Picture]From: nepenthes59
2005-05-23 11:45 pm (UTC)
I have Fast Food Nation - on the DVD of Supersize this, there was an interview with the author.

As a vegan, I don't think McD's has anything on their menu I can eat -


Thank goodness Johnny Depp is such a great actor - you can always let that fangirly part go with little notice ^.~
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[User Picture]From: rabi
2005-05-24 04:38 am (UTC)
hey, haven't commented in a while... for some reason... just wanna say hi.

my jyojyoushi single should arrive soon.... it better arrive soon, along with all my other stuff...
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[User Picture]From: fenery
2005-05-24 05:27 am (UTC)
McDonalds scares me, seriously >_<

Cramps are such a bummer *hugs*
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[User Picture]From: domorrigan
2005-05-24 07:21 am (UTC)
Just my opinion, but I think Super Size Me is a huge load of shit. When I watched it I got really angry because I think this attack against fast food is ridiculous. There is nothing wrong with fast food. In MODERATION. As is true with any food. All this requires is some fucking COMMON SENSE, people. Of course if you ate nothing but fast food for a month, you're going to suffer. But why would anyone do that. My motto for life: Everything in moderation.
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[User Picture]From: doap
2005-05-24 02:48 pm (UTC)
woah~ domorrigan... McD fighter ^^

fast food is dangerous somehow, but it's yummy*
seems anything you will eat in the 21st century will make you ill anyway (fish = cancer, vegetables = genetic disorder, meat = hormonal disorder)
+ thx for that fatty Ronald McD drawing, it's cute

the new banner at Youyou's is so pretty, i wish they would design L'Arc's covers sometimes* haha

talk about discrete fangilism, imo J Depp looks a bit too tidy & goodboy in Finding Neverland, i like him better as a pirate

i didn't know TR Reid, thx for making me know a little about him ^_^

CHU
C Céline**
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[User Picture]From: hydeist_wannabe
2005-05-24 06:54 pm (UTC)
i have supersize me...though i've yet to find the stomach to watch it...haven't seen lemony snicket's yet since i want to read the books first, but i absolutely loved finding neverland...i saw it in theatres and was glad i did, since the effects and camera workings were so gorgeous
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[User Picture]From: hydeist_wannabe
2005-05-24 06:56 pm (UTC)
oh and thanks for the joujoushi cover scan, it's nice seeing the whole image, and not just a little thumbnail-size picture :)
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[User Picture]From: violetcloud
2005-05-26 07:52 pm (UTC)
man i almost never get cramps but im feeling them today T_T
i hope yours go away soon~
and thank you for the Jyojyoushi cover art >_< it's so beautiful!!

i saw a tv documentary on that Supersize me thing O_o
that's just disgusting... since i say that i never ate at micdonalds again (well XD; except for the occaisonal milk shake XD;)
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