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As library paraprofessional for my adult working life, I have worked in academic libraries, public libraries, in the dungeons of cataloging departments, on the front lines of circ ... and occasionally the Reference Desk.  Book slave for life, and nothing can deter me from that.  I've been through library bomb threats, library anthrax … more

reviewed Freeways in Downtown Los Angeles, CA. October 09, 2010
Los Angeles Traffic!
It's one of the things we are supposed to say... I hate traffic.  Ugh!  TRAFFIC!      The 10 is a hot, ugly mess.  The 101 is a parking lot.  Nothing grinds …
reviewed singlebarrel. August 20, 2010
It might be really easy to miss this bar... considering there isn't a sign.  Only a single barrel above the door.       After walking down the flight of stairs, you'll …
reviewed Scott Pilgrim vs. the World. August 16, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
I heard about the Scott Pilgrim movie about 2ish years ago and my response was: No... no way.  How can they even begin to capture the pure epic awesomeness of Bryan Lee O’Malley’s comic …
Cerritos Library
I have a homing beacon of sorts.  When out and about, my spidey-senses tingle and I can sense where the:      1) comic book stores   2) record shops   …
reviewed Coachella 2010. January 19, 2010
Coachella 2010
So Coachella 2010 line-up is out and Sir Thomas Yorke is playing Sunday night and surprisingly he’s not the main-main headliner – The Gorillaz are. ???  When did the Gorillaz trump Thom …
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Quick Tips
posted a Quick Tip about Idiocracy (2006 movie). September 02, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
Idiocracy (2006)
Not as good as Office Space, but it's worth a watch ... if only for the de-evolution of humanity case studies. That's pretty funny. ALSO, Luke Wilson plays a guybrarian before he's cryogenically frozen. …
posted a Quick Tip about Where the Wild Things Are (movie). September 01, 2010
posted in Movie Hype
movie poster
such a great cast -- Dave Eggers wrote the screenplay!!! amazing soundtrack...thank you Karen O. but for the most part I was mostly bored while the monsters ran around. A few cute moments with but mostly, …
posted a Quick Tip about Ponytail. August 06, 2010
ponytails belong on girls and on ponies NOT boys!
posted a Quick Tip about Rush (band). February 25, 2010
Rush (band)
Lately my record player has been spinning Moving Pictures a lot -- scratch that -- Moving Pictures, Side A.
posted a Quick Tip about Hadouken! (band). January 22, 2010
Hadouken! (band)
my favorite name for a band ... since menomena. HADOUKEN!
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Latest Lists
created a list. October 30, 2009
Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope Return of the Jedi Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
created a list. October 29, 2009
Music Mini Moog The Office Nyan Nyan Nyanko Gibson SG
created a list. October 28, 2009
Interestingly enough my favorite 80s movies quotes are very similar to Bouncing Soul's..... But I've included some other 80's movies not in the Bouncing …
Better Off Dead Pee-Wee's Big Adventure Labyrinth Airplane Valley Girl
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August 18, 2010
Hello, your name Maromatic, are you a fan of Mahoromatic the anime?
August 18, 2010
I can't say that I am familiar with Mahoromatic ... interesting. What does it mean ... in Japanese? Nope.. I just like it when things end with -omatic.
August 19, 2010
It's not for everyone, but I did write about it here http://www.lunch.com/reviews/UserReview-Maho...okes_This_show_has.html
August 19, 2010
ha... looks interesting.
August 17, 2010
Just stopping by to say hi. I love your profile picture and description. Hope you are having tons of fun here at Lunch!
August 18, 2010
Howdy... or should I say, yee-haw! ;D I'm having tons of fun.
August 20, 2010
Laughs, great! Glad you're having tons of fun!
October 19, 2009
I am LOVING your reviews, lady. We have such similar tastes in music!! You and I need to take over the music community on Lunch! :)
October 20, 2009
ha ha ha ...merci. yes! music community on lunch -- watch out! :D
August 15, 2009
Just read the "About maromatic" section. Awesome. I remember using index cards like that at the library. Very clever!
August 20, 2009
ha .. thanks. :D
May 13, 2009
Brit pop, yay! Blur, Blur, Blur!! Encore!
May 13, 2009
yea! absolutely! ... okay... riddle me this one ... blur or oasis? oh no better yet, blur vs. pulp.
May 13, 2009
Ouch, that's a tough one. I saw Pulp at Wembley Arena in 1997 and they were really excellent. But then Blur was just amazing too. Both bands had great lyrics and stage presence. I like what Damon Alburn (sp?) went on to do with Gorillaz - they performed a 'live show' with the cartoon characters. Blur or Pulp? Hmmm... can't decide...
May 13, 2009
a battle between Blur and Pulp -- !!! I can't decide either! I never saw Pulp -- [I was super sick during the Different Class tour] and I've only seen Blur once when they were on tour with the Rentals. : ] Damon Albarn is gold when it comes to starting bands -- The Good, The Bad and the Queen are excellent as well.
May 13, 2009
Different class was awesome. I loved Disco 2000, E's & Whizz and all that.... Damon is a musical genius. He's actually much more talented than the vast majority of musicians out there. Even though I don't like everything in the post-Blur world, I completely appreciate the experimentation and changes in style. Ok, I'm checking out last.fm now to catch up on the sounds... :-D
May 13, 2009
I know! I never tire of Different Class - but only recently have I started liking This is Hardcore...how many years later. Disco 2000 is brilliant tho. The whole album is brilliant. Have you heard Jarvis Cocker's solo album? A.B. - Life after Blur -- there ARE good bands in our post-Blur society ...
May 13, 2009
You know, I have not checked out these bands but I will. Right now.
May 13, 2009
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