mordicai caeli (mordicai) wrote,
mordicai caeli
mordicai

  • Mood:
  • Music:

X in Gowanus.













A holiday with the usual suspects-- the first in fordmadoxfraud & Maggie's new apartment in Gowanus, which means that lovely & I can just pop over there. So we loaded our loot up into the laundry cart & off we went. kromelizard & wolvus were three hours late (or well, Peter at least-- Alicia was only one hour late) so we had a chance to watch some Rankin & Bass films (not the Frank Baum one, though, which I find mystifying) & then White Christmas. For those of you who have never seen White Christmas let me sum it up. Bing Crosby & Danny Kaye start off in the post-apocalyptic future, after the Fourth Reich has risen. Bing Crosby & Danny Kaye since a song to lull everyone into death gently-- the movie starts with the mass euthanization of the remaining humans on Earth. After that, they go to Heaven-- the Fourth Reich might have destroyed the souls of all the non-Aryans, because they even have an all-white minstrel show. It is pretty weird. Anyhow, they leave Heaven to go to the Inn Between The Worlds. The go there on a train & find the leader of the War, their general, a Fallen Angel. The angel wants to go back to Heaven (we always do) but he isn't allowed, so Bing & Danny bring Heaven to him. Along the way they fall in love with a couple of Genies. So it was a pretty okay movie.



For dinner, David made rabbit (named Beautiful), & duck, & veal heart. It was my first time eating heart; I think I am now immune to a cow's breath weapon. There was a ridiculous amount of other food as well: mashed potatoes & whipped sweets, brussels sprouts & asparagus & corn, all kinds of appetizers, from cheese & crackers to pate to endive with stuff on it, soup that no one ate (to David's chagrin) & so on & so forth. There were oceans of champagne & wine, & Jenny had made her eggnog which Maggie realized she liked. Peter & Alicia brought coquito rum, which both Maggie & I thought was "cookie dough rum" even after we had been told better. The evening was rounded out drinking absinthe (with water & sugar, though not cubes) & watching the new DC comics cartoon The Brave & the Bold which is, uh, kind of awesome. More pictures at my photostream.
Tags: holiday
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments