Thursday, February 14, 2008

Valentine's Day

So it's Valentine's Day. Rad. This is actually the first valentines for me in years, literally years, that I have not been in a relationship on Valentine's Day. I'm not sure what to make of that. I've been feeling odd all day. I don't know what it is. Something's

Oh, wait a minute. I know what it it. It's Valentine's Day and I have money in my pocket! That's insane. What am I going to do with all of this money? I have no idea! Probably something involving pornography.

So, every year on Valentine's Day there's a lot of loose talk about the most romantic movies, and the most romantic movie moments, and every year everybody gets it all wrong. Let's set the record straight right here, right now. You can keep all of your Bogarts and Bergmans on the runway and your McAdams and Goslings in the rain and your Lloyd Dobblers with their boomboxes full of Peter Gabriel. The most romantic moment in 113 years of cinema is Charlie Sheen pushing a meatball across a plate with his nose. Deal with it.

What sells it is the fact that he's utterly serious about it.

If any Angelenos out there do have a Valentine's Day sweetie that they'd like to treat to a fun day, check out this awesome google map. It pinpoints the location of every boutique cupcake bakery in Los Angeles. There are a surprisingly large number of them. It would be very easy to park the car, walk a short mile or two loop, and hit four of five cupcake stores along the way. What more could you want? Happy Valentine's Day.

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