Meme Monday: Facebook Faves

Yes, I'm on Facebook. Go figure. As if I don't waste enough time. Here are a few of the "5 favorite" listings I have done recently on my Facebook account.

5 Favorite Cars:

(These are all T.V. cars)
1. 1969 Dodge Charger (the General Lee from "Dukes of Hazzard")
2. 1974 Ford Gran Torino ("Starsky and Hutch")
3. 1982 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am (KITT from "Knight Rider")
4. Ferraria 308 GTS (not sure of the year model; "Magnum, P.I.")
5. 1970 Plymouth Barracuda ("Nash Bridges")

5 Favorite Movies:

1. El Dorado (1966) My pick for John Wayne's best movie.
2. Big Trouble in Little China (1986)
3. The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai: Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
4. Escape from New York (1981)
5. Blazing Saddles (1974)

5 Favorite Sports Teams:

1. Whoever plays the Dallas Cowboys (NFL)
2. Houston Texans (NFL)
3. San Antonio Spurs (NBA)
4. Houston Astros (MLB)
5. St. Louis Blues (NHL)

And the follow-up to that one

5 Sports Teams whose fans I wouldn't waste spilling my $6 beer on:

1. Dallas Cowboys
2. Dallas Mavericks
3. Dallas Stars
4. Texas Rangers (who are based in Dallas)(notice a pattern here?)
5. University of Oklahoma Sooners

5 Favorite Guitarists:

1. Lonesome Dave Peverrett (late frontman for Foghat)
2. Gary Richrath (formerly of R.E.O. Speedwagon)
3. Yngwie Malmsteen
4. Ritchie Blackmore
5. Joe Satriani

5 Favorite Songs ever:

1. 157 Riverside Ave. (the live version) - R.E.O. Speedwagon
2. Slow Ride - Foghat
3. Gettin' in the Mood - Brian Setzer Orchestra
4. Convoy - C. W. McCall
5. Sweet Home Chicago (from The Blues Brothers movie soundtrack)

5 T.V. Shows I grew up on:

1. M*A*S*H*
2. Taxi
3. NBC Mystery Movie (which had "Columbo", "McCloud", "McMillan and Wife")
4. Sanford and Son
5. Hawaii Five-O

And the last one:

5 dead people you would have liked to have dinner with:

Obviously with my strong humorous streak they would have to be:
1. Richard Pryor
2. George Carlin
3. Groucho Marx
4. John Belushi
5. Milton Berle (Uncle Miltie)

There you go. No tagging here, fill your own if you want... or not..

1 comment:

Megan said...

Hi Winthrop,
I’m writing from Surfdog Records. Thanks for posting about Brian on your blog, we really appreciate it! We’re gearing up to release a brand new Brian Setzer album this Fall and I’d love to add you on to our e-mail list so we can keep you in the loop. I did not see an e-mail address on your blog. Please send me an e-mail at megan@surfdog.com if you would like to be added to our list!