Today is March 14th. Pi Day. 3.14
The film “π” came out in 1998. It was a beautiful film shot in black and white about a paranoid mathematician. I was 22 when it came out. It was during a time in my life of heavy drinking and smoking that I watched the film. Besides it being a visual masterpiece, I couldn’t tell you what it was about or how it ended.
Number 1 is Apple Pie. For obvious reasons. It’s the best. Hands down. I love making and eating home made apple pie. It even gets served with vanilla ice cream. Two of the most simplest desserts combined to create something wonderful.
Last on the list would be Pumpkin Pie. Again, for obvious reasons. It’s the worst. Hands down. The texture and smell are repulsive. The taste only rivals the smell in a way that makes me feel like I am intentionally shoveling a sliver of hate into my mouth. Burying it in whipped cream doesn’t help matters either. Absolutely the worst pie ever.
The last 1% is pumpkin pie. Utterly foul. Let’s stop talking about that atrocity now. We can go back to talking about warm apple pie. Even Jason Biggs “loved” a warm apple pie.
The film “American Pie” came out in 1999. A year after “π“. The film’s jokes do not hold up. Probably because they have been quoted and mimicked for nearly two decades throughout society and other films. Rather disappointing considering how well the first film in the franchise did. Unlike the dozen or so reject sequels that were pumped out in hopes of making a quick buck. Perhaps it is also this reason that the film doesn’t hold up.
That’s about it for my thoughts on π and pie today.