Tuesday, September 30, 2008

September 30, 2008

Cherry Pie, by Warrant

She's my cherry pie
Cool drink of water
Such a sweet suprise
Taste so good
Make a grown man cry
Sweet cherry pie

Monday, September 29, 2008

September 29, 2008

When Harry Met Sally

Harry: But I would be proud to partake of your pecan pie.

Sunday, September 28, 2008

September 28, 2008

Saturday Night Live

John McCain: Jim. I would like to take this opportunity to make my opponent a proposal: effective immediately, each of us suspend our campaigns and instead hold a series of three pie-eating contests.

Saturday, September 27, 2008

September 27, 2008

Darcy Dycha: I dreamt you made a melon pie. It was green. It was gross ... I thought it was key lime, but then I was like, "What are these chunks?"

Friday, September 26, 2008

September 26, 2008

The Simpsons

Krusty: That chap’s a genius. He’s going to change the way we think about getting hit by pies.

Thursday, September 25, 2008

September 25, 2008

Gilmore Girls

Sookie: It’s like pie. Only it’s soup. It’s pie soup.

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

September 24, 2008

Pushing Daisies

Chuck: A slice of pie is too much for some customers. A cup-pie’d be perfect.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

September 23, 2008 - Spirit Unbroken by Ike!

The Vile Village, by Lemony Snicket

If you are baking a pie for your friends, and you read an article entitled "How to Build a Chair" instead of a cookbook, your pie will probably end up tasting like wood and nails instead of like crust and fruity filling.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

On hiatus ...

... due to Hurricane Ike. Blue plate specials to return when the lights come on.

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

September 10, 2008

Veronica Mars

Gia (handing Veronica cupcakes): That’s for saving my life.

Veronica: What do I have to do for a pie?

Tuesday, September 9, 2008

September 9, 2008

The Brothers Karamazov, by Fyodor Dostoevsky

p. 451: He gave formal dinners, too, under all sorts of pretexts, sometimes even the most unexpected. The food he served, though not refined, was abundant, the cabbage pies were excellent, and the wines made up in quantity for what they lacked in quality.

Monday, September 8, 2008

September 8, 2008

R.W. Emerson

(when asked why New Englanders eat pie for breakfast) What else is pie for?

Sunday, September 7, 2008

September 7, 2008 - Actresses Compared to Pies

Movie critic, in a review of Romy and Michelle's High School Reunion:

… the pie-faced Mira Sorvino

Saturday, September 6, 2008

September 6, 2008 - Actresses Compared to Pies

Chris Nashawaty, in Entertainment Weekly:

Stiles [Julia], whose pretty face is as alabaster white and round as a moon pie

Friday, September 5, 2008

September 5, 2008

Pushing Daisies

Narrator: You may enjoy the pie, even after you die.

Thursday, September 4, 2008

September 4, 2008

Adam Gopnick, writing on Joseph Cornell in the New Yorker:

He called his best New York moments – when the cafeteria pie and the light in the window and the knowledge of having found the right old print on Fourth Avenue all came together – “sparkings,” a “conspiracy of events to produce this miracle of grace.”

Wednesday, September 3, 2008

September 3, 2008

AO Scott in The New York Times, reviewing My Blueberry Nights

Of all the pie joints in the world, she had to walk into his.

Tuesday, September 2, 2008

September 2, 2008

Title of novel by Mary Ann Shaffer:

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Monday, September 1, 2008

September 1, 2008

The Simpsons

Bart (to Milo – comic book store owner): All right, I get it. You’re cool. You’re not mainstream. You wear a porkpie hat.

Cut to Homer at the nuclear plant.

Homer: Hmm … pork pie.