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365 days, 100 films. I did it. I fucking did it.

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Nov 29, 2010
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Hank Green on RateYourMusic.com

OK, folks, here's what's up: RateYourMusic.com is a sweet online music community that doubles as a nifty way to tag, rate and catalogue your album collection. Now, it had occured to me that Hank had a few albums released and all, but no page on RYM. Well, his page is now up (http://rateyourmusic.com/artist/hank_green), but no one on the site seems to own his albums.Here's where you guys come in.If you're on the site, add the Hank albums…See More
Dec 5, 2009
Derek G. replied to Matt's discussion More addictive than Crack
"73770,1348,18448,0,1322,0,37392,0,42,1280,83984,0,1322,0,65552,65536"
Jun 17, 2009
Derek G. commented on John Green's blog post Fat Sandwich
"What is your favourite Beatles album?"
Jun 10, 2009
Derek G. replied to Karen J Lamb's discussion Acronym Pass-Along
"Kentuckian Neo-Industrialists Create Kickin' Rock Songs or Tibetan Radicals Invade China, Karma Sacrificed. CVBNM"
May 31, 2009
Derek G. replied to Kelsey's discussion The 'Create an Album' Game
May 28, 2009
Derek G. replied to Chris McClure's discussion What song are you listening to right now?
"On my iPod: Devo's "Working In the Coal Mine" (Heavy Metal original soundtrack, 1981). In my head: The Lonely Island's "Like a Boss" (Incredibad, 2009). On the CD player: Tom Waits' "Rosie" (Closing Time,…"
May 17, 2009
Derek G. replied to Sinnymun's discussion Names
"Mactop I."
May 13, 2009
Derek G. replied to Emily Black's discussion How'd You Hear About Nerdfighters?
"I have my girlfriend to blame for that. Got me hooked and I plowed through the archives."
May 12, 2009
Derek G. replied to Kathleen Elizabeth's discussion Writers Anyone?
"I write some. Short scripts and essays, mostly. Here's a part of a combination bracketology/music review project called "Album Deathmatch." Here's an excerpt of the 2009 edition. 1. Fleet Foxes, Fleet Foxes vs. 16. Barenaked…"
Apr 28, 2009
Derek G. left a comment for Cristina
"It's an odd state of affairs when one of the best albums released so far this year is a COMEDY HIP-HOP ALBUM."
Apr 28, 2009
Cristina left a comment for Derek G.
"Your profile page headline is win. "I'm On A Boat" is one of the most amazing songs ever written."
Apr 28, 2009
Derek G. replied to Cristina's discussion Nerdy/geeky thoughts that have made you want to slap yourself
"My girlfriend has a tendency to bump into people. One night, I told her "Hey, you fight much better in melee than in range." LOL NERD."
Apr 27, 2009
Derek G. replied to Laura's discussion LAST MOVIE YOU SAW??!!
"Errol Morris' Vernon, Florida. Interesting and funny, but kinda short and can't hold a candle to the superior Gates of Heaven."
Apr 13, 2009
Derek G. replied to Gwen's discussion Should This Be Allowed?
"Atheist Bus: happiness = not worrying. Christian Party: happiness = joining the Christian Party. LOL WUT"
Apr 10, 2009

Profile Information

What Kind of Nerdfighter Are You?
Cinema Nerdfigther, Ukulele Nerdfighter
About Me:
Raised in the badlands of Fort-Coulonge, QC. Attending Sherbrooke U. Renaissance man. Ukulele hero. Film buff. Lover of Rock. Closeted baseball fan. All-around good guy.
Favorite Books, Movies, Music, and more
"High Fidelity" by Nick Hornby
"Microserfs" by Douglas Coupland
"Animal Farm" by George Orwell
"Brave New World" by Aldous Huxley
"L'avaleur de sable" by Stéphane Bourgignon

Currently reading:
"Slaughterhouse-Five" by Kurt Vonnegut
"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman" by Richard Feynman
"The Colour of Magic" by Terry Pratchett
What's your favorite thing to put on your head?
El Flatcap.
If you could do your happy dance with anyone who would it be with?
A sell-out crowd at Fenway Park.
Website:
http://www.twitter.com/derek_g
When did you start watching the Vlogbrothers?
2008

Derek G.'s 2009/2010 Hundred Film Challenge

2010
1. The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension
2. Swimming to Cambodia
3. The 400 Blows
4. Day for Night
5. 12 Monkeys
6. Jesus Camp
7. Aguirre, the Wrath of God
8. Man on Wire
9. The Last Picture Show
10. Paper Moon
11. Make Way for Tomorrow
12. Bad Taste
13. Braindead (aka Dead Alive)
14. Shock Corridor
15. Shutter Island
16. The Seventh Seal
17. Persona
18. The Big Red One
19. Faces
20. My Dinner with André
21. A Prophet
22. Good Night, and Good Luck
23. Ikiru
24. The Fountain
25. Traffic
26. Solaris (2002)
27. Mean Streets
28. Taxi Driver
29. Ed Wood
30. Tales from the Golden Age
31. This Is England
32. Micmacs
33. Eastern Promises
34. A League of Ordinary Gentlemen
35. Face Time (Le baiser du barbu)
36. Toy Story 3
37. Anvil! The Story of Anvil
38. Happy Camper (Camping sauvage)
39. Eclipse
40. In Bruges
41. Fuck
42. The Devil and Daniel Johnston
43. Inception
44. Grizzly Man
45. The Last Detail
46. Glengarry Glen Ross
47. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou
48. State and Main
49. Standard Operating Procedure
50. Murderball
51. The Royal Tenenbaums
52. Dead Man
53. Cockfighter
54. Moon
55. The Limey
56. Encounters at the End of the World
57. Capote
58. Living Dolls: The Making of a Child Beauty Queen
59. Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
60. Fight Club
61. Slacker
62. Koyaanisqatsi
63. American Splendor
64. Fantastic Planet
65. Confessions of a Superhero
66. Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai
67. The Usual Suspects
68. Insomnia
69. Darkman
70. The Mark of Zorro (1920)
71. Hiroshima mon amour
72. Bottle Rocket
73. The Prestige
74. Through the Olive Trees
75. L'eclisse
76. Kung Fu Hustle
77. Black Dynamite
78. Sonicsgate: Requiem for a Team
79. Scarface (1932)
80. Saturday Night and Sunday Morning
81. Marnie
82. Sanjuro
83. Cruel Story of Youth
84. A Touch of Zen
85. The Hour of the Furnaces (Part One)
86. Graveyard of Honour
87. The Adventures of Juan Quin Quin
88. Man with a Movie Camera
89. Project A
90. Xala
91. Baby Face
92. How to Deal
93. The Stuff
94. Z Channel: A Magnificent Obsession
95. Force of Evil
96. The Killer
97. La chinoise
98. Journey to Italy (aka Voyage to Italy)
99. Ashes of Time: Redux
100. High School
101. The Social Network
102. Flowing
103. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
104. Hard Boiled
105. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
106. 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her
107. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
108. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
109. Dog Star Man
110. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
111. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part I
112. The Long Goodbye

2009
1. Seven Pounds
2. Curious Case of Benjamin Button, the
3. Valkyrie
4. Gran Torino
5. Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle
6. Juno
7. Wrestler, the
8. Requiem for a Dream
9. Jane Eyre (1997)
10. Revolutionary Road
11. Princess Bride, the
12. Milk
13. Cannibal! The Musical
14. Slumdog Millionaire
15. Wide Sargasso Sea (2006)
16. International, the
17. Sunset Boulevard
18. Double Indemnity
19. High School Musical
20. High School Musical 2
21. High School Musical 3
22. To Live and Die in L.A.
23. Doubt
24. Coraline
25. Art School Confidential
26. White Dog
27. Annie Hall
28. Duel
29. Goldfinger
30. Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Sex But Were Afraid to Ask
31. Watchmen
32. Scanners
33. Videodrome
34. Made in America
35. Reader, the
36. Barton Fink
37. Knowing
38. Taken
39. Machine Girl, the
40. Day the Earth Stood Still, the (2008)
41. Gates of Heaven
42. Vernon, Florida
43. Observe and Report
44. A Fistful of Dollars
45. For a Few Dollars More
46. M*A*S*H
47. Sukiyaki Western Django
48. Star Trek
49. Ratatouille
50. Terminator: Salvation
51. Hot Rod
52. No Country for Old Men
53. Dark City
54. Up
55. Broken Flowers
56. The Hangover
57. Enter the Dragon
58. Darjeeling Limited, the
59. Robocop
60. Pineapple Express
61. Drag Me to Hell
62. Public Enemies
63. Brüno
64. Bruce Almighty
65. Whatever Works
66. Funny People
67. Inglourious Basterds
68. Memento
69. F for Fake
70. The Triplets of Belleville
71. Snatch
72. The Informant!
73. Stranger Than Paradise
74. Down by Law
75. Crank
76. Adventureland
77. Astérix et Obélix: Mission Cléopâtre
78. Phantasm
79. Zombieland
80. Metal: A Headbanger's Journey
81. Sugar
82. The Thing
83. The Fly (1986)
84. The Men Who Stare at Goats
85. The Box
86. Metropolis (1927)
87. New Moon
88. A Short Film About Killing
89. A Short Film About Love
90. Jesus of Montreal
91. À bout de souffle
92. Pierrot le fou
93. Loves of a Blonde
94. The Firemen's Ball
95. Nausicäa of the Valley of the Wind
96. Ghostbusters II
97. Paths of Glory
98. Waking Life
99. M
100. Primer

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At 2:24am on April 28, 2009, Cristina said…
Your profile page headline is win.
"I'm On A Boat" is one of the most amazing songs ever written.
At 4:20pm on March 29, 2009, Stéphanie said…
I believe I know you too, copain-copain.
At 3:18pm on March 26, 2009, Hann Solo said…
its a very good time lol, its the moment when all the photos you take are totally made of awesome...any photos take before or after the golden hour are well...not so jokes
At 10:10am on March 26, 2009, Hann Solo said…
i did that, watching all their back catalogue...i fell totally in love them they are so jokes lol...i know i watch some of the collaborative videos and go "aww man i wanted to do that lol", this is true...although i've often found when you show up late to a party you kinda arrive when its all getting interesting lol..people running around with their underwear on their heads and all that jazz lol :D
At 6:42am on March 26, 2009, Hann Solo said…
lol. things at my end are good...its sunny and relatively warm, which is a big thing for me because living in belfast it rains like ALL THE TIME lol, so how did you become a nerdfighter??
At 4:57pm on March 25, 2009, Hann Solo said…
howdy. hows you
 
 
 

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