Archive for the ‘pop culture’ Category

Wednesday, January 16, 2008


Tom Cruise promotes Scientology in a scary way, in a video that is apparently exclusive to Gawker right now. (Remind me to post later about my varied experiences with cult members.)

I didn’t want to let this happen again, …

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Posted in links, pop culture, wedding stuff on 01/16/2008 12:05 am

Thursday, December 20, 2007

Thoughts on Fictional Aspergers

There are two fictional characters I suspect of having Asperger’s Syndrome, whether or not the actors were consciously portraying them that way:

1. Napoleon Dynamite.

2. Bill Haverchuck of Freaks and Geeks.

Or maybe I’m …

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Posted in Aspergers, Christmas, pop culture, sexism, venting on 12/20/2007 05:57 am

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

big announcement

It’s funny… Sometimes I feel like I live my life really fast. You know?

Last week, I got the first inkling of good news while I sat at my desk at work. And I was so, so happy …

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Posted in fantasies, pop culture, thrifting, writing on 12/11/2007 11:54 am

Monday, December 3, 2007

A Plainclotheshorse

Sometimes I want to tell y’all what I find at the thrift stores, and maybe post pictures of my finds, but then I don’t, because I’ve realized that I like pretty boring clothes.

Today, for instance, I am …

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Posted in Christmas, domestic, insects, pop culture, psychobabble, thrifting, vanity on 12/03/2007 12:04 pm

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Sighz lol!!!1!!

Remember how I told y’all, a while back, a few thousand times, that I had a novel coming out in Spring of 2008? Well, I just found out that it’s been pushed back for a second time, to …

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Posted in links, pop culture, work on 11/06/2007 12:37 pm

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

The Price of Working with Timbaland

Everyone wants to work with Timbaland but not everyone considers his price.

Timbaland (sounds like Timberland, one of Super Target’s house brands) is one of the best hip-hop producers in the business. His price …

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Posted in pop culture, venting on 10/31/2007 10:47 am

Thursday, October 18, 2007

The Dark Is Rising, people!

Just have to say this real fast, before it’s too late.

If you read The Dark Is Rising, by Susan Cooper, as a child and you thought it was awesome, and you:
a) don’t …

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Posted in parenting, pop culture on 10/18/2007 11:14 am

Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Jesus Christ!

I’m gonna say it again: Cavemen cracked me up. And now it’s canceled. Already!

The web is full of dumb asses panning it. Not that I’m saying that disliking the show makes you a dumb ass — just …

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Posted in pop culture on 10/10/2007 12:18 am

Monday, October 8, 2007

I like autumn because of the holidays.

But I know other people like it because of TV. New shows! New seasons! A couple of my coworkers have been very happy in the past few weeks, plotting out schedules of what …

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Posted in Aspergers, Halloween, pop culture, venting on 10/08/2007 11:36 am

Monday, September 17, 2007

Disappointing Phoned In Performance

So I went to this event Friday night, and the mayor of Houston was supposed to take part in the same “opening ceremony” that I took part in. He showed up very late, first of all. …

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Posted in pop culture, vanity, venting on 09/17/2007 11:06 am