Archive for the ‘pop culture’ Category

Friday, August 31, 2007

Lindelodeon! Again!

Tucker Carlson has a violent brush with gayness, and Gawker commenters put it into perspective.

An artist’s rendering of Britney Spears endorsing Photoshop in a Can.

M. Giant discusses The Man with the Yellow Hat’s incompetent monkey

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Posted in links, pop culture on 08/31/2007 06:08 pm

Wednesday, August 22, 2007

(i.e., Sending You Somewhere Funnier or More Interesting)
(i.e., what I’ve been emailing to my friends lately)

This Onion article supposed to be satirical. And, in general, I prefer Banana Republic’s and Ann Taylor Loft’s “classic” style to that …

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Posted in flame war, links, pop culture, writing on 08/22/2007 11:55 am

Tuesday, August 14, 2007

Rejected, Dejected

Is there anything as non-physically gut-hurty as getting a rejection letter in the mail? For any reason?

It’s so painful. It’s like someone breaking up with you, but remotely, so that you don’t even get a chance to …

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Posted in books, pop culture, venting on 08/14/2007 05:19 pm

Monday, July 30, 2007

Paw Prints, Your Heart

Earlier today, in the restroom of my workplace, a Soap Opera Digest appeared before me and I happened upon an advertisement for this Faith Friend Collectible Music Box: Pet Dog Lover Gift. (Yes, that is …

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Posted in cheese, pop culture on 07/30/2007 10:41 pm

Friday, July 20, 2007

There’s this really weird book. You should totally check it out.

The other day my friend Ashley and I went to Texas Art Supply, which is one of the most awesome stores in Houston, partially because it contains all the …

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Posted in books, pop culture, stories on 07/20/2007 11:13 am

Tuesday, July 10, 2007

When I was a child, I caught a fleeting glimpse…

The other day my boyfriend and I stepped into the Hot Topic store at a local outlet mall. I thought maybe I’d score some cheap t-shirts for my kids.

Hot …

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Posted in parenting, pop culture on 07/10/2007 11:02 am

Friday, July 6, 2007

Welcome to This One-Man Show

I went to the Police concert last Friday with my friend Dorothy. Her husband got us tickets because he knows that we were totally obsessed with the Police when we were junior high-schoolers. We had …

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Posted in pop culture on 07/06/2007 04:25 pm

Monday, June 25, 2007

Expensive Flea Bags

My youngest son and I enjoy driving down to the nearest big-box pet stores each weekend and seeing the caged animals up for adoption. Particularly, we like the kittens.

Every time we go, my son asks if …

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Posted in Aspergers, domestic, parenting, pop culture, stories on 06/25/2007 11:41 pm

Monday, June 25, 2007

Why I Like to Spend the Evening with Gilad

He always takes me somewhere nice and mysterious, like an island overlooking skyscrapers and rowing teams. He lays a mat on the grass for us, and then we begin.

He always …

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Posted in pop culture on 06/25/2007 02:34 am

Wednesday, June 6, 2007

O hai. I r dying.

I think someone at work gave me a disease. I’ve been freezing to death for two whole days now, and my nose and throat feel sad. Maybe it’s just PMS/allergies combo, though.

I hate being

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Posted in pop culture, venting on 06/06/2007 11:08 am