What's on your personal, pop culture Bucket List?

Bucketl_lIn honor of both The Bucket List, the new movie starring Jack Nicholson and Morgan Freeman (pictured) as terminally-ill road-trippers, and the fact that there’s very little to write about between Christmas and New Year’s, we ask you: What do you want to see, hear, read, or experience before you kick it? Feel free to dream big like my friend Sheila, who just said "I wanna see David Beckham’s naked body on my bed before I die. That, my friends, is entertainment." Or, make your to-dos somewhat realistic, like those that at the start of my much-abbreviated list:

• Attend a concert at the Hollywood Bowl in LA.

• Listen to Steve Martin’s comedy albums.

• See a Montgomery Clift movie on the big screen. Preferably Red River at a drive-in.

• Introduce a daughter or a niece to Buffy the Vampire the Slayer — and watch her "get it." Ditto for NewsRadio.

• Randomly meet Michael Bublé at a karaoke bar when I’m drunk enough to suggest that we duet — and he’s far enough gone to do it.

• Stand behind Tim McGraw.

• Track down whoever was going to write My Best Friend’s Divorce, the sequel to My Best Friend’s Wedding, and find out what would have happened.

• Force the phrase "nut guard" to catch on.

• Read Katie Holmes’ autobiography.

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  • majigail

    -Force feed Victoria Beckham a supreme pizza
    -Watch It’s a Wonderful Life
    -Become a reality show contestant on one of those shows where you DON’T have to quit your job

  • Andie

    - Meet Bono
    – Stage an intervention for Britney Spears
    – Complete my list of places I want to visit: the Great Wall of China, Bora Bora, Macchu Piccu, Pompeii and the Grand Canyon

  • wendy

    write a book called why are people dumb?
    see madonna in concert
    be on jeopardy
    be a cast member on snl
    try out for a broadway play
    meet jack white

  • nycgirllms

    1) Reunite The Smiths and get them into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
    2) Bring Ian Cutis, Kurt Cobain, Joey Ramone, Joe Strummer, and Sid Vicious back from the dead so they can show every band that’s ripped them off since, exactly how its done.
    3) Dance the line on “Soul Train”
    4) Kick-ass on “Jeopardy”
    5) Star in major motion picture romatic comedy/drama in which Cillian Murphy, Jude Law, Clive Owen, Johnny Depp and Brad Pitt vie for my affections at various locations in NYC, London, Paris, Rome and Venice.

  • Jim

    Finally get chosen to be on “Millionaire” after passing the test four times–TV or movie week please.
    Ditto on “Jeopardy” (minus the passing the test part)
    Standing on a Broadway stage (oh wait, I did that at “Hairspray” during a backstage tour–and immediately was told to get off–and three onstage seating visits to “Xanadu”)
    Visiting the ABBA museum if and when it opens.

  • Jaime

    1. I want to be the girl Jon Bon Jovi picks out of the crowd to dance with during “Bed of Roses” at a Bon Jovi concert.
    2. Learn how to play the bass guitar with personal lessons from Nikki Sixx.
    3. Have Keith Urban play “Your Everything” to me on his acousitic guitar as we sit in a park in Paris.

  • Christa

    -Add me to the list of future Jeopardy contestants
    -Attend the Scripps National Spelling Bee (I don’t know why, but this intrigues me. It’s like my Super Bowl.)
    -Compete against Paula Abdul in Dance Dance Revolution
    -Console Paula during her breakdown after I beat her at Dance Dance Revolution
    -Go Christmas Caroling with Bono, Pete Wentz, Mick Jagger, Charlie Daniels, and Alison Krauss

  • Hamburger Royal

    1) Attend a Leonard Cohen concert.
    2) Write a Once-More-Without-Music-month covenant into all Broadway theaters’ licenses.
    3) Watch a movie that is neither trivial nor pretentious.
    4) Resuscitate Lindsay Lohan’s common sense (and subsequently her Mean Girls/A Prairie Home Companion/Bobby capability).

  • Em

    1) Go to Greece
    2) Be a Jeopardy contestant (a goal many share!)
    3) Write a book. No, I don’t need to be published to be happy- I just want to actually finish what I start.
    4) attend the Cannes Film Festival
    5) Seduce one of my movie/tv crushes (impossible, I know, but let me dream!)
    6) take a master class from Yo-Yo Ma
    7) kick Ryan Seacrest in the face with a golf shoe

  • Dixie

    *Watch Citizen Kane, GoodFellas, and Scarface
    *Make headlines as the first American actress to play a small role in the Harry Potter film franchise. Make further headlines for working my way through most of the male cast members.
    *Do a duet with Willie Nelson or Hank Jr. (or both).

  • Em

    Oh yeah, and 8) Make it on to Project Runway even though I have absolutely no idea how to even starta sewing machine and I’m pretty sure everything I might manage to sew would come out looking like a trash bag- I just like the show

  • luvhoney

    Meet George Strait.
    That is all.

  • Cat lover

    - Be the next Sanjaya since, even though I sing well in the shower/car, I can’t hold a note in public.
    – Reinstate family feud, but with a boxing ring and my in-laws.
    – Kidnap Johnny Depp and keep him as my love slave. *purrr*
    – Tell Posh just how little anyone cares about her scrawny butt.
    – Get the members of Metallica back together and out of rehab so they can create another masterpiece like the Black Album.
    Too much to do, so little time.

  • GeeMoney

    Hang out in the French Riviera and make out with Justin Timberlake. Oh well…. at least the former is actually attainable!

  • Applejax

    1. Meet Tina Fey

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