bass-ackwards

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bass-ackwards

Opposite or contrary to what is expected, completely disordered or disarranged, or that which is done incompetently. A playful, euphemistic rearranging of "ass-backwards." That's the last time I let you fix the electrical work by yourself. You've wired it all bass-ackwards! I must not be completely awake yet, I just put my pants on bass-ackwards!
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ackwards" state of affairs that must be put out to pasture.
Sometimes non-creative decision will dictate how something unfolds, which seems 'bass ackwards' in the fact that we're making art or at least aspiring to make art."
of Washington in 2004 when he landed an art department job on Guy Maddin's "Brand Upon the Brain." Four years later he lensed his first feature, Linas Phillips' "Bass Ackwards," followed by Megan Griffiths' 2012 "Eden."
Life magazine's review of the prequel to this book, Bass Ackwards and Belly Up, said, "For those who have outgrown the Traveling Pants series." Not sure what that might mean, maybe more sex and more drinking.
"And that would b e some way to answer the critics who said we'd go b ackwards after losing Kris to Rangers."
BASS ACKWARDS: Even experienced subcontractors often install housewrap, step flashing, and membranes from the top down (instead of the bottom up, as is proper) so that they actually catch water and trap it behind exterior finishes.
And I just think that's bass ackwards. If I'm responsible for merchandising the pasta section, we're in deep s ."
That it connotes an advancing beyond the rudimentary model even as to contradict it should have been a red flag to scholars, but instead it appears many have embraced this "bass ackwards"--truly it is--idea as progressive.
Now they're in a position to support the friends they made on the fest circuit, with the brothers exec producing the indies "Lovers of Hate," "Bass Ackwards" and "The Freebie" (the latter directed by Mark Duplass' wife Katie Aselton).
The five movies on offer include: The Cove , Bass Ackwards, One Too Many Mornings, Homewrecker and Children of Invention.
The three titles from this year are "Bass Ackwards," "One Too Many Mornings" and "Homewrecker," all of which were selected for the festival's new micro-budget/DIY film category dubbed Next.