Re: Ah, Memories

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click through NSFW (or should be).


Posted by: Tassled Loafered Leech | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 3:29 PM
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Wow. Katie looks damn good.


Posted by: mrh | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 3:30 PM
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Wow, Tom really doesn't.


Posted by: Di Kotimy | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 3:31 PM
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But: why is Tom wearing a double-breasted jacket?


Posted by: mrh | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 3:32 PM
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xenu told him to.


Posted by: soup biscuit | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 3:33 PM
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click through NSFW

What?


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 3:34 PM
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Please, Ogged. Anything having to do with Tom Cruise is obscene and violates community standards. I can't wait to see his "good Nazi" movie.


Posted by: Tassled Loafered Leech | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 3:37 PM
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Tom Cruise has always had a monkey face. Katie Holmes just looks better and better. Fake marriage must suit her.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 3:40 PM
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I don't know about "contented reverie and bitter longing" The left teen looks more like "semi-affected cheerful cynicism" and the right teen just looks sullen.


Posted by: rob helpy-chalk | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 3:43 PM
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It's more that the guy on the left is thinking about her nekked, and the guy on the right is thinking, man, why do the assholes get all the hot chixors?


Posted by: soup biscuit | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 3:48 PM
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My business professor at CC lived down the street from her (reportedly teh wholesome) family.


Posted by: Michael Vanderwheel, B.A. | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 3:58 PM
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That really doesn't look like Katie Holmes. And that really does look like a bowl cut.


Posted by: slolernr | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 4:13 PM
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10: why is Tom Cruise an asshole?


Posted by: marcus | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 4:36 PM
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10: why is Tom Cruise an asshole?

His upbringing didn't equip him to deal with his success and the constant exposure to flatterers that accompanied it.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 4:37 PM
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Anyway that's my guess.


Posted by: ben w-lfs-n | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 4:38 PM
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For a different kind of answer, you can watch this video.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 4:44 PM
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Your head _is_ in a wierd place today.


Posted by: mike d | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 4:53 PM
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Part of me wants to admire Tom Cruise for at least *attempting* to have a hair style (rather than just cropping it short like everyone else), but it's such a shit one that I can't.


Posted by: asilon | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 4:58 PM
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Whew. I clicked on that photo and thought I launched into a Xenu mind trick. Close call.


Posted by: terpbball | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 5:15 PM
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That's Katie? Looks good, but I wouldn't have recognized her. And she has like, 3 inches on Cruise? Jesus, Katie was fucking tiny.

Like Mickey Rooney and the late great Dudley Moore, I guess Tom is part of the select community of stud-munchkins. Modesty forbids.


Posted by: bob mcmanus | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 5:18 PM
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Cruise is officially 5'7".


Posted by: slolernr | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 5:23 PM
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officially 5'7"

Official stilettos and an official 'fro?


Posted by: Not Prince Hamlet | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 5:28 PM
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Why bangs, Tom? They really don't suit you.


Posted by: Jackmormon | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 5:40 PM
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Why bangs, Tom?

Tom Cruise doesn't comment here.


Posted by: slolernr | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 5:45 PM
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"I understand bangs, Jackmormon, I've studied bangs. You haven't."


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 5:46 PM
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You can't handle the bangs!


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 5:50 PM
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You had me at "bangs."


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 5:51 PM
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I feel the need...for bangs.


Posted by: Tassled Loafered Leech | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 5:53 PM
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SHOW ME THE BANGS!


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 5:55 PM
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Say, this is really stupid, isn't it?


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 5:56 PM
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The bangs stop here.


Posted by: pdf23ds | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 5:56 PM
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No bang-handlers, you!


Posted by: Saheli | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 5:58 PM
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You can bang my wingman anytime.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 5:59 PM
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30: Sifu is bangs-ed.


Posted by: pdf23ds | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 6:00 PM
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That's similar to being pantsed, only different.


Posted by: pdf23ds | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 6:00 PM
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I don't want to work.

I just want Tom Cruise's bangs on the drum all day.

(Pass on labored Washington Monthly pun set up.)


Posted by: Wrongshore | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 6:02 PM
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Bangs get shorter and shorter, nights longer and longer, before you know it, your life is just one long night with a few comatose daylight hours.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 6:07 PM
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Respect the cock! And tame the bangs!


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 6:59 PM
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For a bunch of Cruise-disrespecters, there seems to be a surprisingly high level of familiarity with his movies here.


Posted by: politicalfootball | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 7:06 PM
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He's been in some good movies.


Posted by: apostropher | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 7:07 PM
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hey--some respect for mickey rooney, okay?
before he became a reliable laugh-line at the oscar ceremonies, he was a hell of a talented performer.
watch him back in the 30's--a respectable jazz piano player, good singer, and an *incredible* dancer. you know the way michael jackson gave that sense of being on fire? mickey rooney had that when he was a kid. every gesture more precise, faster, more emphatic, than anyone else on the floor.

and, yes, freakishly short. the fact that his legs were only about two feet long makes the crispness of his movement even more impressive.

as to the photo, 10 gets it right. (and i suspect also gets what ogged meant.)


Posted by: kid bitzer | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 7:09 PM
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40: Faint praise. He's had some genuinely kick-ass performances (one of which, of course, you reference in 38.)


Posted by: politicalfootball | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 7:22 PM
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Jeez. How did I not realize we were supposed to be bangsing up with Cruise references? I think the bangsing of Tweety threw me.

I'm an unabashed fan of Tom Cruise (at least up through Magnolia). His anguished, half-thwarted masculinity--which could easily be a product of his rumored closeting--always seems a half-step ahead of the self-consciousness of American men, even though he almost always portrays a prize of American maleness. His role in Magnolia is dark tribute to and parody of this quality, which is in evidence from Risky Business onwards.

Everything from Katie Holmes and MI:III forward, I wash my hands of.


Posted by: Wrongshore | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 7:38 PM
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Risky Business was one of those films my parents literally sat me down to see when I was 13 or so. It was extremely important to them that I see this film.

I chalk it up to yet more proof that my parents are philosophically satanists.


Posted by: A White Bear | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 7:42 PM
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Back up a second: there was supposed to be contented reverie?


Posted by: Tom | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 8:11 PM
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Everything from Katie Holmes and MI:III forward, I wash my hands of.

Whoah, whoah. Let's at least agree that dating Katie Holmes was an awesome decision on Tom's part, even if accepting him was a not-awesome decision on hers.


Posted by: mrh | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 8:19 PM
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Unfortunately, she seems to have had a nose job.


Posted by: A White Bear | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 8:30 PM
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Maybe it just looks smaller now that there are fewer thetans crammed in her sinuses.


Posted by: Tom | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 8:39 PM
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Risky Business was one of those films my parents literally sat me down to see when I was 13 or so. It was extremely important to them that I see this film.

That may be the most implausible story you've ever told here.


Posted by: Cryptic Ned | Link to this comment | 10-25-07 9:07 PM
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It was extremely important to them that I see this film.

The lesson being only pimps go to Princeton.


Posted by: Tassled Loafered Leech | Link to this comment | 10-26-07 10:16 AM
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Right there with ya, 45.


Posted by: Neil the Ethical Werewolf | Link to this comment | 10-26-07 5:03 PM
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