Saw this and it made me *squee*

January 27, 2009

Maybe you’ve seen it already but it was new to me this weekend.
Wandering round the Trailers in Apple I spotted this little gem…

Tim Burtons new movie 9, due out on…. 9th – 9th – ’09 🙂
Me likey it already…

then the trailer began to the strains of The Captain by The Knife and I was in love.

Seemingly the main song in the trailer is Welcome Home’ by Coheed and Cambria.

According to

Tim Burton and Timur Bekmambetov are co-producing the movie 9, an upcoming CGI animated science-fiction movie created and directed by Shane Acker. 9 is animated by Attitude Studio (in Luxembourg) and by Starz Animation (in Toronto), with a few sequences done by Duncan Studios in LA and will be released by Focus Features.

The lead voice actors are Elijah Wood, Christopher Plummer, Martin Landau, John C. Reilly, Jennifer Connelly and Crispin Glover

“When 9 (Elijah Wood) first comes to life, he finds himself in a post-apocalyptic world. All humans are gone, and it is only by chance that he discovers a small community of others like him taking refuge from fearsome machines that roam the earth intent on their extinction. Despite being the neophyte of the group, 9 convinces the others that hiding will do them no good. They must take the offensive if they are to survive, and they must discover why the machines want to destroy them in the first place. As they’ll soon come to learn, the very future of civilization may depend on them.

Yippeeeesssss!!! 🙂

Ps any other Knife Fans out there? If you liked that video let me know, they are one of my favorite bands, and I miss talking about them


Knowing MeMe – Knowing You

January 20, 2009

Dont know a soul

Yes before you complain I know its not pronounced like its written!

Anyhow, the ever lovely Rick OShea in his post on Friday said he Would Like To Meet 5 fellow bloggers at the upcoming blog awards on 21st Feb.

I am really looking forward to these awards, not as someone asked cause I have a possibility of winning one. I will not even make nominations, and that is fine as I’m not really a proper blogger. But really cause in the last year of reading these blogs, and in the last seven months of being on twitter and chatting to many of these lovely folk on a more daily basis, I have made some really meaningful connections (at least to me) and I am looking forward to putting voices to words! 🙂

So to the MeMe Batman!

Rick O’Shea – I’d be a horrid liar if I said I wasn’t looking forward to meeting

McAWilliams – The person who features highest in my tweet cloud and to whom online is a real family affair

oh gosh why did I decide to do this…..

The NationalLottie – Lottie’s blog is fun and funky and interesting. I love reading what she’s been up to and she’s found the time to call in to mine and say hi

Prototype of a Person – Sinead gets excited about the same things as me, and when I read her blog I am hopeful that if I can stick to what I want to post and stop navel gazing, I may have a good blog too.

This is What I Do – Darragh has been keeping this blog about as long as I’ve been “keeping” mine, with one difference, he uses his and makes it great. I’m really looking forward to meeting him.

People I REALY REALLY want to see too, but I only had 5 choices are

CatherineAlexiaMarie, Ben, Damien, Tommy, Sinead and about a hundred others!

See you in Snork! :).

Dog Day Afternoon

January 19, 2009

Email sent by me today:



Just an email to say that my afternoons haven’t been the same since Rick O’Shea stopped that chat and fun I’ve come to love.
As I’m not the greatest fan of the 2fm daytime play list, its not t he music I tune in for, its the chat and fun.
I used to work in a big office with lots going on and then I moved to another office, just me on my own and Rick and crew (Amanda 1 & 2) made this bearable!
I really really miss the craic, please bring Amanda 1 & 2 back full time and allow Rick to do what he does best, entertain, amuse and inspire us.

Office jobs suck, and radio makes a difference, but Good radio makes HUGE difference.

I’ve begun thinking about hunting around for another station RTE 1 is out as Mooney does my head in, but Phantom is looking good as at least i like the music.
The only thing keeping me (and many more like me) with 2fm is the hope that you will listen to us (as much as we listened to you) and reinstate Rick’s show to the way it should be.

Please bring the chat back!



Please join the Facebook goup –
If It’s Not Broken Don’t Fix It: Keep Rick O’Shea and Nikki Hayes Talking

While I’m not the biggest fan of Nicki Hayes’s chat (each to his or her own) I really miss Rick O’Shea’s afternoon show, I loved the chat and craic, the messing and the weird ideas.
It was like having a gang of friends in the office, conversations I could dip in and out of and ideas I thought about long after the show was over.

Over the Christmas 2fm decided to change the line up and removed Amanda, Rick’s sidekick and researcher and limited talking on the show to “and the next track is” – boring!
While Rick is doing his best to keep it entertaining, in whatever way he can within his remit, it really is ruining my afternoon.

So if you like decent day time radio (despite the sucky general playlist) please join this FB group and send RTE a quick email to voice your displeasure.


… and the next track will be…….

Others that agree with me
Nighmair Creative
Donegan Landscaping
Ian Walsh
Tales from west cork

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