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Captain Splendid's Journal: CHALLENGE COMPLETED 2

Journal by Captain Splendid

Most men will spend years, sometimes even decades, convincing their ladies to perform outré sexual acts.

As for me, it was trying to convince my wife to watch a DVD...with the commentary turned on.

So, as of Thursday night, success! We both thoroughly enjoyed Aliens, with has a nice 'blended' commentary track, involving Jimmy Cameron himself, ex-wife and producer Gale Ann Hurd, the venerable Stan Winston, along with a couple of FX leads, and rounded off by a quartet of Colonial Marines.

Sadly, no Sigourney Weaver, but honestly, she wasn't missed. On a related note, someone needs to give Michael Biehn, Bill Paxton and Lance Henriksen their own podcast. Great energy from those three.

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  • I can't even get my wife to watch Firefly, but in our 20+ years of marriage, outre carnality was never a problem.

    Now, you wanna see intractable, come by when she's trying to get me to go out to dinner with her co-workers. Yes, I was able to successfully fend that off, but soon thereafter my mother-in-law (who lives in Belgrade) came for a six week visit.

    I don't remember which philosopher said that marriage was one long conversation, but I would suggest that it's really one long negotiation. And as elsewhe

    • by mcgrew (92797) *

      I've heard it said that it isn't what you love about your spouse that makes a marriage succeed, but what you can tolerate. That certainly goes along with my own experience.

It's not so hard to lift yourself by your bootstraps once you're off the ground. -- Daniel B. Luten