Author Archives: josh-in-reel-life

About josh-in-reel-life

Often disgruntled blogger.

Date Night

Return from work on two wheeled bicycle at 9.30pm. Indefinite plans formulated with flatmate Johnny over text messaging service leave self half prepared for screening of recent Gerard Butler comedy The Bounty Hunter. Self back in groove of blogging after … Continue reading

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Bad Lieutenant

Wake at 10.30am and realise that it has been week since last confessional blog entry. In spite of roller coaster weekend featuring perverse hotel hijinks, drunken games of rounders and ninety minute walk along London Cycle Superhighway number seven, self … Continue reading

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Cop Out

Wake, embarrassed, at 12pm. Uncertainty as to why self up and around flat so late on in day solved when arrival at desk reveals duo of wine bottles next to pile of foreign DVDs. Memories of two for £5.50 offer … Continue reading

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Remember Me

Wake at 9am and decide no cause for such early action and affects of Sleep Aid not fully discharged. Wake at 11.30am and settle down at desk to write sensible non-blog review of The Rebound for website. Self has file … Continue reading

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Toy Story 2 / Ratatouille / Toy Story 3

Wake at 9am and begin revision of Toy Story 2 as self has date with non-flatmate current-workmate Valentina at 3pm to watch Toy Story 3 at Empire cinema in Leicester Square. Self has seen original toy tale several times but … Continue reading

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Bandits

Leave work at 9.15pm and walk homeward. Originally provisional organisation of meeting with non-flatmate new-German-friend Anke to watch Bandits reaches consummation when self meets Anke at tube station. Anke has acquired several cans of cider as self apparently told her … Continue reading

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The Rebound

Wake at 7.50am and find that self not as hungover as anticipated. Self was fairly drunk during previous evening following performance of Sondheim irregularity Assassins at The Union Theatre featuring non-flatmate ex-workmate current-performer Anthony. Mild drunkeness brought on by single … Continue reading

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I Love You Philip Morris

Wake at 1pm when noise of scuffle in hallway outside front door begins. Look up and see through room doorway, down hall, through front door window, mirage of flatmate Tom trying to open door. Check time on alarm clock and … Continue reading

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Unthinkable

Wake at 8am and roll out of bed with hope of looking bright eyed and bushy tailed to flatmates. Instead look weary eyed and fat. Make coffee and slump at desk to watch film self had never heard of but … Continue reading

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Helvetica

DUE TO FONT LIMITATIONS OF WORDPRESS, SELF IS INCLINED TO INCLUDE LINK TO ORIGINAL BLOG ENTRY ON OLD BLOGGING SITE BLOOGER.COM. THIS IS LINK.

Posted in *****, 2007 | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Greenberg

Wake at 11am when front door of flat opens and flatmate Tom enters. Want to make impressive impression so drag self to kitchen. Flatmate Tom impressed by impression to extent of offering to make French toast. Instantly feel more continental … Continue reading

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Objectified

Return home from work hour later than usual in hope of increasing capital at workplace. Flatmate Johnny in later stages of bottle of wine. Flatmate Tom AWL. Spend length of time discussing film ideas with flatmate Johnny. Self edging nearer … Continue reading

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Man About Town

Return to flat on stroke of midnight after climax of football competition. Flatmate Johnny at non-flatmate girlfriend Vicky’s flat. Flatmate Tom at non-flatmate girlfriend Georgia’s flat. Intensions of inviting non-flatmate birthday boy Martin to become new boyfriend for lone reason … Continue reading

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The Man Without a Face

NB: Entire blog emboldened as anything Gibson related necessarily in extremes. Wake at 10.30am after another flat barbeque hosted by flatmates Tom and Johnny in celebration of return of non-flatmate girlfriends. Self unable to blog during recent days as busy … Continue reading

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Casanova

Ride home from work on recently refurbished two-wheel bicycle. Almost zip past Union Theatre without noticing and saluting old work partner non-flatmate Anthony. Anthony in Sondheim musical Assassins. Anthony enjoying gin and tonic with twirl of lime. Find self out … Continue reading

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Unforgiven

Wake sporadically from 6am to 11.30am at half hour intervals drenched in sweat caused by either fever or guilt regarding vaguely anti-Mandela comments made in previous post. Previous day spent barbecuing various meats and drinking recently released environmentally friendly lager. … Continue reading

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Invictus

Wake sometime before noon but find well-being sprawled across wall, throat feeling like poster for Sex and the City 2 and neck as stiff as Gibson sex organ during screening of Triumph of the Will. Decide only antidote is pilgrimage … Continue reading

Posted in ***, 2009 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Over Her Dead Body

Intension to wake early scuppered by previous nights’ wine theft and fear have missed tennis date with flatmate Tom. Quick scan of rooms inconclusive as flat empty, but flatmate Tom may have already come and gone. Decide to send teasing … Continue reading

Posted in **, 2008 | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Heaven Can Wait

Wake sporadically throughout night as self not alone nor with clothes. Previous day spent drinking in club in Shoreditch where several like-minded people had decided to watch World Cup football match. Watching match almost as bad as watching Capello sex … Continue reading

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Push / Deception

Wake at 10am and wonder why, when leaving room, flatmate Johnny’s door closed. Spent previous night drinking with cast and crew of Covent-Garden-based-promenade-version of Romeo and Juliet. Had been told by flatmate Johnny that he would be staying at new … Continue reading

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