Tuesday, January 31, 2006

define "target audience"

While browsing evite , something odd caught my eye.

I understand the concept of contextual advertising (see also: Google's Adsense ) but this is taking it too far.

I wish the middle school I went to was considered a popular bar and nightclub!

Monday, January 30, 2006

china doll

Meg Ryan is on the "adopt a baby from a foreign country" bandwagon.

Sunday, January 29, 2006

i've made a huge mistake

I'm nothing if not dramatic when trying to capture an audience's attention, so perhaps calling Amy Poehler my "nemesis" was a tad harsh. But I should back up a bit before explaining that one.

The SF Sketchfest (thanks to Vanessa) event on Friday was, in a word, fantastic. I'd never seen the Upright Citizen's Brigade but have heard so much about their comedy that I was really looking forward to seeing them in person. The opening act, Pretty Pretty Pony out of L.A. was much better than I expected. So much so that if they're in town again, I'd make a point to see them.

It was evident that several members of the audience were there to support Will Arnett:

and many folks, myself and Lisa included, were snapping photos (sans flash to be respectful)as soon as Will Arnett came out on stage. Amy Poehler singled our group of four out, and shook her head at us and mouthed the word 'no.' Everyone continued to take photos (she didn't notice Amy's 'no') again, without the flash, and Amy gave us the most reprimanding look ever! This happened one more time before Amy really got into it and actually said the word 'no' as she was shaking her head and giving the international symbol for 'cut it out.' But! We weren't the only ones taking pix! Maybe you had to be there, but it was pretty damn funny.

Thought I'd share some pix from the event, 'scuse the fact they're a tad blurry, even though we were in the third (!) row.

Oh! And Rachel Dratch, Horatio Sanz and Matt Besser were there, too.

I'm looking forward to the offerings for next year's event.

(And, for the record, "Desperate Whores Housewives" is NOT a comedy and should not be included in that category. Thankyouverymuch.)

Friday, January 27, 2006


Amy Poehler is my arch nemesis.

Details to follow.

photo friday: vanity

(but i love my sister anyway)

Thursday, January 26, 2006

and baby makes five

What is it with celebrities that everything is relatively well hidden before their public annoucements, but as soon as it's public, bam! the baby bump comes outta nowhere?!


Tuesday, January 24, 2006


One of my favorite movies as a child, I'm not sure how well this will translate to a live action film.

Steve Buscemi as the voice of Templeton is well cast, though.

Sunday, January 22, 2006

fly away

I've seen some odd things around town lately.

And since I always have my camera with me, you can see them, too.

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A couple of guys on bicycles wheeling a shopping cart filled at every angle with recyclables.

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This was my favorite.
There were two poodles in this truck, and they were sitting like people, one in the driver's seat and one in the passenger's seat. The "driver poodle" laid down just before I took this. Doesn't the dog, at first glance, look like a woman with a bad 80s perm?

free association

  1. Alone::Home
  2. Science::Life
  3. Deposit::Returned
  4. Faithful::Love
  5. Tender::F. Scott Fitzgerald
  6. Chocolate::Dark
  7. Homework::Tedious
  8. Tamper::Evident
  9. Friend::Ice
  10. Wire::Fire

from Luna NiƱa

Friday, January 20, 2006

photo friday: pink

friday haiku

dark skies hang above
only the clouds are certain
will the rain pour down?

Wednesday, January 18, 2006


How is this legal?!
Freedom of speech, so to speak (I kill myself with the puns) taken too far.

Tuesday, January 17, 2006

'nuff said.

from "Entertainment Weekly"

Sunday, January 15, 2006


Conversation between my mother and I this weekend:

Mom: So they named the baby 'Jameson.'
Bee: As in, Jenna?
Mom: Your sister said the same thing, I don't get the reference.
Bee: Uhhh, ask her again.

Friday, January 13, 2006

safety in numbers

Whitney Houston is the Scariest Woman Alive

So how come she's obviously showing all of a sudden?!

Question of the day: Who gave Jessica Simpson the shiner?

Vince looks oddly like John Mayer here.

Janet Jackson got thick!

Strike that. Mimi is the thick one.

Britney Spears, Fallen Fashion Icon

Mandy Moore takes fashion advice from Britney.

I know Nicole Ritchie didn't eat any of that CPK--look at her arm!

Thursday, January 12, 2006

a lotta prada

For Lisa--her latest post mentions "The Devil Wears Prada"

A still from the upcoming movie:

Wednesday, January 11, 2006

pop not-a-secret

Why haven't celebrities heard of condoms?

At least they won't have to invest in Mommy, What Will I Look Like?

what's the futurama of 'AD?'

I don't usually get my news from "Salt Lake City Weekly," but they have a decent article on (what else) but 'Arrested Development.'

Of particular interest to me was this gem:

"And how bizarre is this: Matt Groening’s Futurama, which was canceled by Fox sometime in 2003 (exactly when is hard to tell, since the last episodes sporadically leaked onto the air seemingly by accident during the final season), is in the process of being negotiated back into “limited” production after scoring insane rerun numbers on the Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim and selling millions of DVD sets—now and forever known as Family Guy Syndrome. Best of all, the new Futuramas may not necessarily air on Fox, even though they couldn’t possibly fuck it up a second time … right?"

To borrow a phrase, "What the deuce (is wrong with Fox)?"

Sunday, January 08, 2006

match point

Plane versus car (link)

Now that's a clear cut situation with the promise of comedy. Tell your friends.

Friday, January 06, 2006


Click to view larger--you'll thank me

(thanks to Meg P. from flickr)

Thursday, January 05, 2006


Big business is finding more creative ways to catch your attention, and perhaps more importantly, your money. Or should I say desperate? (No one wants to look desperate.)

First came Starbucks', shall we say, innovative holiday marketing campaign in SF, now Sony is attempting to appeal to the city masses by using graffiti artists to create "street art" to promote its PSP.

from Wired.com

Of more interest to me is that critics of this campaign are grafitti-ing over Sony's ads as a way to express their disapproval.

from Wired.com

Monday, January 02, 2006

trashy new year

When all else fails, celebrity gossip reigns.

K-Fed at the ATM. Prolly spending Brit's money.

Um, does anyone care enough about Daisy Fuentas to really want her autograph?!

Ugh. That's nasty, Brady boy.

Michael Bolton and Nicolette Sheridan are apparently back together. What is this world coming to?

Jessica Simpson buys more junk food than I do.

Kelly Osbourne: When Dogs Look Like Their Owners.

Yikes, Nicole Richie is getting smaller by the minute!

Jen and Vince stayed at Montage Resort and Spa in Laguna Beach for the New Year's holiday. What's significant about that? They checked in as "Mr. and Mrs. Smith."