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1. what was your favourite music of 2006?
2. what was your favourite film or tv programme of 2006?
3. who do you think is the most annoying person of 2006?

i always feel a bit awkward putting up a wishlist here. because i don't want anyone to feel obligated and it seems like i'm begging for things that i, in most cases, can buy myself. a good friend has convinced me that it isn't. his argument was that if i were poor and in need of food and a roof over my head, the last thing on my mind would be setting up an amazon wishlist..

also, if i don't give you the address, there will always be people asking me for it. the reason for such a list right now, you may ask.. well, tomorrow is my birthday! :D

i deleted everything on the old list, put a few things back and added new stuff that i like, mostly french films. there are no books on this list because i moved those to another place. so without further ado.. here it is! so if you're feeling generous.. just remember, i don't expect a thing, so anything i do get would come as a very nice surprise..



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xterminal
Jan. 4th, 2007 04:02 pm (UTC)
1. what was your favourite music of 2006?

Breaking Benjamin's Phobia. The first time a major label release has topped my music chart since... 1985, I think. 84, maybe.

2. what was your favourite film or tv program of 2006?

I still haven't stumbled across one that would rate. Everyone I know, their mothers, and their mothers' mothers is raving about The Death of Mr. Lazarescu, though. (It's '05, but it got its first American release in '06, I can cheat...)

3. who do you think is the most annoying person of 2006?

The head of the company that bought mine and is dismantling it.

And happy birthday, etc.
tamar
Jan. 11th, 2007 11:45 pm (UTC)
i've never heard of that film. i'll check on imdb if it's something i should see.. :)
vulnerabilia
Jan. 4th, 2007 04:35 pm (UTC)
Favorite music of 2006: If I had to choose? The Long Blondes. but I only discovered them a couple of weeks ago.
Favorite film: Me and you and everyone we know. Or is that from 2005? Well the DVD came out in 2006, I think.
Favorite TV program: Grey's Anatomy.
Most annoying person: Paris Hilton?

Happy Birthday, Tam.
tamar
Jan. 11th, 2007 11:55 pm (UTC)
it doesn't matter what year it's from. :)
yes, me and you and everyone we know.. got it on dvd. it has a bonus disc with two short films by miranda july.
gerbie
Jan. 4th, 2007 05:11 pm (UTC)
1. what was your favourite music of 2006?

I have listened to a lot of old music, even the 'new' albums I enjoyed were by old musicians. Johnny Cash and Tom Waits to name but two.

2. what was your favourite film or tv programme of 2006?

I thought Borat was funny, haven't seen many other movies. Tv programmes I watch are mostly BBC, so I have to name Little Britain and Extra's.

3. who do you think is the most annoying person of 2006?

How many can I name? Let's just say that a politician whose surname begins with a 'B' has annoyed me a lot. Which one? Most of them...
tamar
Jan. 12th, 2007 12:07 am (UTC)
tom waits.. i've been neglecting him a bit lately. not sure why.. :P

politician. name starts with a 'b'..
hmmm.. the one on the right or the one slightly less on the right? :D
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grokster
Jan. 4th, 2007 05:56 pm (UTC)
1. what was your favourite music of 2006?

I got hooked on the wackiness that is Gogol Bordello.

2. what was your favourite film or tv programme of 2006?

Speaking of Gogol Bordello, Everything is Illuminated was great, even if a significant reduction from the even more fantastical book. On the ole TV, Everest: Beyond the Limit is my crack. And the stupidly amusing How I Met Your Mother has been my guilty pleasure.

3. who do you think is the most annoying person of 2006?

My illustrious president wins the title yet again. Rumsfeld was in strong contention, but he won back favor points by resigning.
tamar
Jan. 12th, 2007 12:56 am (UTC)
everything is illuminated: i haven't seen the film yet, but i've read the book. right after extremely loud and incredibly close..
weswilson
Jan. 4th, 2007 06:22 pm (UTC)
1. I'm stuck with regard to music... as evidenced from my journal. But I did enjoy the Weird Al songs, the Raconteurs, Beck, and The Killers.

2. It's a toss-up between Lost, My Name is Earl, Doctor Who, and Battlestar Galactica.

3. George Bush and his cronies. The right-wing AM talk show heads. Paris Hilton, Keven Federline, and the other celebrity wanks.
tamar
Jan. 12th, 2007 01:16 am (UTC)
battlestar galactica: they've only just started showing that over here. i'm not sure yet if i really like it, i probably need to get used to it a bit more..

a celebrity used to be someone who was good at something, like acting or playing in a band. these days you only have to spend a couple of days in a big brother house or be a contestant on some talent show for a few minutes.. :D
scopo
Jan. 4th, 2007 10:43 pm (UTC)
1. the Editors (http://www.editorsofficial.com/)
2. Brothers of the Head (http://www.brothersofthehead.com/splash)
3. anyone who outbids me on eBay ;)
tamar
Jan. 12th, 2007 01:35 am (UTC)
i tried to watch that trailer of brothers of the head, but it didn't work. i'll try again later.. is it a british film?
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murphy59
Jan. 5th, 2007 01:14 am (UTC)
1. I'd have to go with Panic! at the Disco.
2. Film - Stranger Than Fiction; tv show - Heroes.
3. Britney Spears.
tamar
Jan. 12th, 2007 01:52 am (UTC)
panic at the disco.. there's one of their songs on this computer somewhere.. i believe it's called sins not tragedies?

heroes.. i don't know that. what's it about?
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ichicolco
Jan. 5th, 2007 01:54 am (UTC)
1. Rush, no, um, Queen, no, um Tori Amos

2. V For Vendetta / The Prestige / Heroes / Dexter / BSG

3. The 51% of America that supposedly voted for Bush

4. Jim Butcher's Dresdon Files series (book)
tamar
Jan. 12th, 2007 02:15 am (UTC)
yes, but you have to get to know everyone personally of that 51% to see if they are annoying in other ways as well. and you we will try to forgive them in time, won't we? :D

ah yes, books. i thought about including them, but then this would have been called tam's four & that doesn't sound that good, does it? perhaps another time..
garaynbow
Jan. 5th, 2007 04:36 am (UTC)
1. what was your favourite music of 2006? The Indigo Girls as always... their new album is fantastic

2. what was your favourite film or tv programme of 2006? I didn't watch much, so I'll go with kids programming here... The Backyardigans

3. who do you think is the most annoying person of 2006? Pop Culture Idols and of course the obvious "W"


HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!!!!!
tamar
Jan. 12th, 2007 02:38 am (UTC)
i don't think i've heard anything by the indigo girls for years..

i do watch sesame street or the tweenies occasionally. i've never heard of the backyardigans, but i like the name.. :D

forwantof
Jan. 5th, 2007 08:34 am (UTC)
1. what was your favourite music of 2006?

maybe this isn't fair, but here's my list:

the coup - pick a bigger weapon
partisan - sack of fear
mtn gts - babylon springs/get lonely
akron/family - meek warrior
current 93 - black ships ate the sky
melvins - (a) senile animal
pink reason - 7"
justin timberlake - futuresex/lovesounds
sunn o))) & boris - altar
boris - pink
joanna newsom - ys
jesu - silver
liars - drums not dead
two gallants - what the toll tells
goodnight loving - cemetary trails
espers - espers II
wooden wand & the sky-high band - second attention
xiu xiu - the air force
om - conference of the birds
six organs of admittance - the sun awakens

2. what was your favourite film or tv programme of 2006?

veronica mars!

3. who do you think is the most annoying person of 2006?

donald trump
forwantof
Jan. 5th, 2007 08:37 am (UTC)
ps happy birthday!
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pne
Jan. 5th, 2007 09:24 am (UTC)
Hartelijk gefeliciteerd met je verjaardag!
tamar
Jan. 14th, 2007 07:12 pm (UTC)
danke vielmals!
fogwalking
Jan. 5th, 2007 09:35 am (UTC)

Happy Birthday Tam! (..) I hope you have a really nice day!

1. favourite music of 2006: Corinne Bailey Rae (British soul singer)
2. favourite film or tv programme of 2006: I really liked The constant Gardener. 2005 or 2006? I'm not sure. TV: Doctor Who, Torchwood
3. most annoying person of 2006? No not you! :} Britney Spears, most definitely.
tamar
Jan. 14th, 2007 07:27 pm (UTC)
yes, the constant gardener was good.
torchwood: at first i thought captain jack was a bit of an arrogant bastard, but somehow you get used to that and even see some good in him.. :P
birdmuseum
Jan. 5th, 2007 03:12 pm (UTC)
i love your journal so much. ok i'm new here but it's so different from the others i've seen.
i'm adding you, hope you don't mind. oh and my name is amelia.
happy birthday, tamar

favourite music of 2006: arctic monkeys, the killers
favourite film or tv programme of 2006: (film) hard candy
(tv) torchwood, later with jools holland
most annoying person of 2006? lindsay lohan!

534mu5
Jan. 6th, 2007 01:30 am (UTC)
Happy birthday...
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retrodoggy
Jan. 6th, 2007 10:11 am (UTC)
I know, I suck for being this late, but please don't hit me! :-) I sincerely hope you had a great birthday and also wish that the New Year will bring you nothing but good.

Okay, here's my little list:
favourite music of 2006?
Dirty Pretty Things, Muse, Franz Ferdinand
favourite film or tv programme of 2006?
I've only been watching TV and playing DVDs, haven't seen any new films this year.
CSI, Top Gear, House M.D.
The complete Six Feet Under collection, bought recently, I'm enjoying that very much.
the most annoying person of 2006?
Britney Spears, for many reasons. And that bloke Kate Moss is dating, what's his name, Doherty or something.


tamar
Jan. 14th, 2007 08:18 pm (UTC)
yes, you suck. :D
but not for this. for never calling me!
six feet under: i have season 2 and 3. so another three to go. and they're not exactly cheap..
betternot
Jan. 10th, 2007 03:27 pm (UTC)
hoi tamar
ik geef je ook maar even mijn lijstje:
- red hot chili peppers, the automatic, the killers
- syriana, v for vendetta, broken flowers, a good woman
of zijn die allemaal ouder?
- gilmore girls, grey's anatomy, doctor who
most annoying person: ja, britney spears, en ik heb sinds kort nieuwe buren met een heel vervelend en druk adhd zoontje. :♥
tamar
Jan. 24th, 2007 05:28 am (UTC)
ja de films die je noemt zijn wel wat ouder maar dat geeft niet. a good woman en broken flowers zijn beide trouwens op film1 deze maand.
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