March 6, 2007

5 Stupid Things To Say To James Spader

Ryan says he saw James Spader in Marion recently. This prompted me to create…

5 Stupid Things To Say To James Spader

  1. Dude, you were awesome in “The Breakfast Club.”
  2. Can you introduce me to Molly Ringwald?
  3. Look, it’s Judd Nelson!
  4. Can you introduce me to Captain Kirk?
  5. Dude… Mannequin… WTF?

Hey, I did say they were stupid things.

On an administrative note, my posts are probably going to be shorter or less frequent over the next few weeks. There are complications at work and home, and I won’t have a lot of attention for the blog. But I won’t be abandoning it, because I am a addicted to blogging.

Posted by James at March 6, 2007 3:12 PM
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I wish House, M.D. would sue someone in Boston so he could be a guest on Boston Legal.

Posted by: Julie at March 7, 2007 2:21 PM

Wow "complications" sounded a lot more ominous when I read it off the post than it sounded when I was typing it.

Short story is that work is really busy, and so is home life. There's both good and bad going on, but it's just more of everything than usual.

Posted by: James at March 7, 2007 2:28 PM

I LOVE Boston show on TV!!


Posted by: Lefty at March 7, 2007 3:52 PM

Boston Legal is my favorite TV show! Shatner and Spader are incredible.


Posted by: Lefty at March 7, 2007 3:56 PM

I wonder if the name on DENNY CRANE!'s driver's license has the exclamation point on it too.

My only problem with James Spader is that every time I hear his name, I have to remember what's the name of the "other one" (David Spade) so I can figure out who we're talking about. Spade and Spader don't look at all alike, but I keep screwing their names up.

I used to have the same problem with John Denver and Bob Denver.

Posted by: Julie at March 7, 2007 4:21 PM

Boston Legal rawks. It's one of the few shows I can watch repeats of and still laugh.

And Julie...Spader's hot (in a geekish, lawyery kind of way). Spade is NOT in any way shape or form.

Posted by: lynn at March 7, 2007 4:47 PM

I have the same problem with George Bush and George Jefferson. I can't remember which one was the president.

Posted by: James at March 7, 2007 4:48 PM

I'm not concerned about mixing them up based on their looks. Believe me. It's only the names that confuse me.

Bush vs. Jefferson - yeah, I know what you mean, especially since they've both had sitcoms. (I still remember a lot of the "That's My Bush" theme song.) But it's still pretty easy to tell them apart. George Jefferson is the one who pretends NOT to care about people, and is embarrassed to be caught doing nice things. The other guy, not so much.

Posted by: Julie at March 7, 2007 5:28 PM

Oh, one other way to tell the Georges apart - only one of them admits to being a racist.

Posted by: julie at March 7, 2007 8:47 PM

I know Jimmy's family (his mom is a volunteer at the Whaling Museum). He was prolly at the family homestead in Marion to celebrate his birthday last month. I used to visit with his mom there. She's brilliant. A friend of mine teaches acting to his sons. When he's not working, Jimmy's around here sailing his beautiful rig. And who would blame him?

Posted by: ThirdMate at March 8, 2007 12:11 PM

I seem to remember Maggie's friends being familiar; I knew he had roots here.

After Ryan told me about the sighting on the way back from lunch, the list was our imagined "best ways to make a bad impression." Although I'm sure we could have devised ways to make an even worse impression, had we tried harder.

But I wonder how many and what stupid things people actually say to folks in his line of work. If he ever stumbles across this post, I'd love to be enlightened about his actual top 5 stupidest things strangers have ever said to him, which made a horrible first impression. I am easy to contact.

Posted by: James at March 8, 2007 12:32 PM

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