Craigslist: Crushing reminder of failed romance available to best offer

How about this: Make me an offer that you think takes into account the following: Worth of the ring. Emotional toll. The negative balance of my checking account. 1 year’s membership to Match.com. Seriously. Following the advice of another friend, one much less wise than Barrett, I got on Match because it seemed like time to move on. Good grief. Date #1 proudly proclaimed she had been in a Girl’s Gone Wild video (the one with Snoop Dogg) and was also a Reds fan (much less forgivable). Date #2 showed up on my porch one night with a psychological study explaining passive/aggressive disorder. Date #3 was a raging bulimic…and alcoholic. And date #4…well, you think I would have learned, no? One of the few girls I actually did like -a non Match.com girl - moved to Scandinavia…and not Scandinavia, Indiana.

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Overheard in Austin | Sunday matinee

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WALL-E Sunday matinee | Couple walking out of theater

Guy “I don’t know… it was kind of a sad movie.”

Girl “Yeah, and there was like no talking. What the hell?”

TOP picks: June 30 - July 6

Wednesday | July 2

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PaperDolls Magazine presents Mean Girls and Heathers

Launching August 1, PaperDolls is, according to their MySpace page, “an advertisement-free, Web-based, girl positive magazine that provides frank, multi-sided, and well-researched articles and interviews that are relevant and interesting to teenage girls.” So it’s fitting that their Summer Film Series is featuring movies about ladies. Tonight’s films are Mean Girls and Heathers.

9pm | $5 suggested donation

PaperDolls Headquarters
1610 Nickerson • Austin, TX 78704

Dear architects of the new giant condos downtown

Open Letters

Dear architects of the new giant condos downtown:

I am really truly sorry about your penis.

Tickets still available for Drafthouse’s midnight showing of ‘The Dark Knight’

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The Dark Knight 

UPDATE (7/1/08): The midnight show at the Drafthouse Ritz is now sold out.

The Dark Knight hits theaters on July 17, and showings around the country are already selling out. If you’re hoping to be one of the first to see the movie, the Alamo Drafthouse at the Ritz has tickets on sale now for the 11:59pm show on Thursday, July 16 – get ’em while you can! The midnight shows at the Village and South Lamar locations are already sold out.

If that’s too late for you, Grandpa, they have plenty of other times over that weekend that aren’t sold out yet. Go here to get tickets.