Muli Ben-Yehuda's journal

June 16, 2003

Fight Club and Chili

Filed under: Uncategorized — Muli Ben-Yehuda @ 1:26 PM

On Saturday night, Orna, nyh, Ranny and I met at my place to watch Fight Club and eat nyh’s chili. The movie was superb, as usual, and the chili was very good as well. Somehow A Beautiful Mind[1] came up in the conversation, and Ranny mentioned that he hadn’t watched it, so I guess we already know what the next movie is going to be ๐Ÿ™‚

[1] Reversing the usual roles, it’s one of the worst books I’ve ever read, and a pretty good movie. You don’t see that happening very often.


  1. Unrealistic
    Dunno, the movie was completely ruined for me by the glaring math mistakes. So many idiocies. The only rescue was that the final “covering spaces are like Galois” is realistic — not because it’s true, but because it’s just like a bright but naive student to say that. Of course, the correct response by Nash should have been “go study model-theory”, but…

    Comment by moshez — June 16, 2003 @ 4:28 AM | Reply

    • Re: Unrealistic
      I need to watch the movie again ๐Ÿ™‚
      I caught very few math mistakes. I guess I need to study more math, too ๐Ÿ™‚

      Comment by mulix — June 16, 2003 @ 5:54 AM | Reply

  2. Who are you? How did you find me?
    Just curious. ๐Ÿ™‚

    Comment by ex_motel666812 — June 16, 2003 @ 6:33 AM | Reply

    • I think I saw your livejournal linked from jwz’s friends page, started reading,and was hooked… I hope you don’t mind I added you to my friends page?
      As for me, you can see some stuff about me on I’m 25, live in Israel and work for IBM Research. I am also known as

      Comment by mulix — June 16, 2003 @ 6:51 AM | Reply

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