Author Archives: Eve Sturges

“Dream,” Priscilla Ahn “Yesterday,” Atmostphere Miss Congeniality “You Can Call Me Al,” Paul Simon* Meng Li Xiao Xiang John Mayer Jurassic Park “Finally Moving,” Pretty Lights* Outside Lands Festival 2010 *follow the links for listening and viewing pleasure!  
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The Best Show on WFMU with Tom Scharpling All the Real Girls “Miss Misery,” Elliott Smith (live performance at The Academy Awards) The Story of Everest Late Night With David Letterman Oh You’re So Silent Jens, Jens Lekman The Goonies Mutual Appreciation All Hail West Texas, The Mountain Goats Bioshock for XBOX 360
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To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee Withnail and I Home for the Holidays His Dark Materials Trilogy, Philip Pullman Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte The Syringa TreeW, Pamela Gien “Life Uncommon,” Jewel* Making Hay, John Jeppson Sweet Honey In The Rock Shakespeare *follow the link to watch Jewel sing “Life Uncommon” on youtube!
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Magpie Minute #7

shhhh… baby stella is sleeping so i talked quietly… …read tripp h.’s complete list… but shhhhhhh…
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Dr. Who “God Only Knows,” The Beach Boys Harry Potter Books and Movies Reddit Funny cat videos/photos Really good food Travel Sleeping Gel Pens The combination of Peanut Butter and Chocolate.  
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The BibleW The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch* Tuesdays with Morrie, Mitch Albom The Wizard of Oz The Sandlot “What A Wonderful World*,” Louis ArmstrongW “Listen to the Music,*” Doobie Brothers *follow links to youtube for music and for Randy Pausch’s entire “last lecture!” D. Lee  ”Uncle Doug”  to me! Read about Family (1st!) Fridays in [...]
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Magpie Minute #6

Okay, we did it a little differently this time…and Lily makes her 1st Magpie appearance! read Victoria Martinez’ complete list! A very special thanks to the Egan family for taking us to Disneyland!
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Our Lady of 121st Street, Stephen Adly Guirgis The Wizard of Oz The Office Twelfth NightW, William Shakespeare Cabaret Hello, Dolly! Diet Coke Barbra StreisandW DisneylandW* To Kill a Mockingbird ,Harper Lee *we went to Disneyland for this week’s Magpie Minute; check it out!
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Three Cups of Tea, Greg Mortenson A Million Miles in a Thousand Years, Donald Miller Fingerprints of God, Barbara Bradley Hagerty Radical Prayer, Matthew Fox Illusions, Richard Bach To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee Can’t Wait to Get to Heaven, Fannie Flagg “What a fabulous idea this ‘blist’ is!!” // var LEO_HIGHLIGHTS_IFRAME_TOTAL_COLLAPSED_WIDTH = 520; var [...]
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Magpie Chatter

Best. Mail. Ever: So, after watching the adorable video of the college girls and their Magpie Lists, I was compelled to go and check out Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut from my library. He is one of those authors I have never really explored but always had on a  reading to-do list. So, after seeing a magpie [...]
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MagpieTV: Episode 5

Take a look at Kit’s complete list!
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Capturing the Friedmans Maxwell KaleW The Legend of 1900 Women,  Food,  and God, Geneen Roth “Phenomenal Woman,” Maya Angelou What I Want My Words to Do to You Saved By The Bell (“not the college years!”) “Sweet Thing,” Mary J Blige OR “Lay With You,” Debarge (“it’s a toss up between these two songs! “) [...]
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Magpie Minute #5

So I was cooking lasagna and talking about Al Pacino in Dog Day Afternoon. Coincidence?
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ABBAW Hedwig and the Angry Inch Memphis Belle EnyaW Zumba (“the Latin-dance exercise craze”) The Wheel of Time series, Robert Jordan The Far Side, Gary Larson Dungeons & Dragons Player's HandbookW Dookie, Green Day The Disney AfternoonW
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“The Custom-House” chapter of The Scarlet Letter, Nathaniel Hawthorne Workin’ Together, Ike and Tina Turner The Last Picture Show Starbucks Earl Gray Tea Lattes and Vanilla Bean Scones All of Joan Didion’s non-fiction All of Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling Mark Ruffalo and Rory Culkin in You Can Count on Me Mark Wahlberg in I Heart [...]
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“Why?” Annie Lennox “Vogue,” Madonna The Very Best Of Fleetwood Mac, Fleetwood Mac Taboo (musical)W, Boy George Leigh BoweryW “The End,” Jason Reeves Take It Like A Man, Boy George Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind “Friday I’m In Love,” The Cure “If You Forget Me,” Pablo Neruda “it was soooooo diffucult limiting myself to [...]
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Another Kind of List

“The hope of the Magpie List is that you’ll find it interesting and fun, controversial and influential, a stimulating resource and starting point for your own continuing education.” –The Magpie Story, about section of The Magpie List website. Putting The Magpie List online has been a learning experience, and it has been interesting to discover [...]
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Magpie Minute #4

How can I discuss Fracois Truffaut and the French New Wave movement in 60 seconds? C’est trop difficile! Magpie Minute, #4 from MagpieTV on Vimeo.
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My Neighbor Totoro Boxer, The National The Mercy Seat, Neil LaBute Richard III, William Shakespeare Monty Python and the Holy Grail The Lieutenant of Inishmore, Martin McDonagh There Will Be Blood Calvin and Hobbes, Bill Watterson It’s Blitz!, Yeah Yeah Yeahs That Mitchell and Webb Look*
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