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TL5Y and others

Things I must go see soon: The Last Five Years at The Weekend Theater, Endgame at UALR Theater, Lonely Planet and Rabbit Hole and CTLR's To Kill A Mockingbird... lots of theater happen, y'all...

Alltel Arena?

So now that Verizon has become the Godzilla of American Cellphonery, what's going to happen to Alltel Arena?  Will Verizon keep the sponsorship tie-in, will someone else step up and buy it or will it retain the Alltel name (which I'm sure it can't after the deal is up as the name is now property of Verizon, right?)

What? Racist Seat Belts?

Yeah, I'm back, thanks for kicking the corpse, still alive... Ummm, what the F?

Play it again, Buddy

It is with a heavy heart and soul that I pass along the news that my dear friend and one of the most talented individuals I will ever have the pleasure of knowing has left us.  Chadwig "Buddy" Habig passed away last night and the world will be a little dimmer, a little sadder and a lot less musical.  I will miss him.  You're the tops, Buddy, play it again, and this time with a bumpy C!
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Tis NOT the Season...

Okay, people, seriously, I know, I haven't been around much lately, I've been in a creative slump, sue me.  That being said, it's the "holiday season" once again, and once again everyone has lost their damn minds.

I can smell the change in the air..

Sweet, sweet, sweet hell!  My original post just got deleted thanks to my SUPER SWEET internet setup at work, which is the worst.  I don't have tabbed browsing if that tells you what we're working with.  Not to mention the "brain trust" I'm surrounded by...

Are You Freaking Kidding Me Guys?

Okay, so apparently the new cool thing for kids to do is called "Dusting".  Basically, and you can read more below from the email I got or from the Snopes.com entry here, basically people inhale this compressed gas and get dizzy for about 10 seconds and that's the high.  The dizziness stems from the propellant, which is heavier than air, keeping oxygen out of your lungs and depriving your brain and the rest of your body of oxygen...

Mad Men and 30 Rock, all up in some Emmys

Mad Men wins!  Mad Men wins the Emmy for best drama! YAY!
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Hurricane in Arkansas? Wait, what?

Global Warming Exists.  Period. Unless you are a complete psychotic-nutcase homeschooling you children to believe that God intended the polar bear to die and it's the Lord's divine will to melt the ice caps, you have got to start paying attention to global warming.  Why?

"Oh, my gosh!" girls

Ladies, ladies, ladies, please, will you stop with the fake, "oh my gosh" girl personality?  If I have to listen to another introduction between two perfectly intelligent, perfectly business oriented women that goes like this: "HAAAAAAAAAY!

Harvard Employing God?

So, if you'll read this entry about a Harvard Med. School scientist who is creating a new form of life, (from Wired.com) you will understand the title of this post.

Chrome, anyone?

So, Google, the company that is slowly but surely taking over the world, has released the beta version of their own web browser, called Chrome.  Check it out by going here:
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Olympics, what are you thinking?

Okay, I'm a bit obsessive about the Olympics, I mean it's only every 4 years and you get to see all these insane athletes that never see the light of day otherwise.

You Make Me So Mad!

  Okay, people, seriously, how do you expect to get a job? Seriously?

Waterfalls in the East River?

More reasons why New York is a lot more fun, 15 million dollar art project in the East River will add "waterfalls" for the summer, check out this link from Daily Marauder.

Audition - Transamerica

Audition This movie is great!  Well, if you like freakshows and Japanese films where we have like an hour of creepy, polite, weird, uncomfortable, awkward build up to 40 minutes of complete genius and gore and freakness.  I high recommend this film if you are into horror, etc. GREAT!

Yellow Book, NO! You go away!

UPDATE! So, after a reader comment, I got all hyped up, cause I haven't had one in so long and this meant someone read and entry so I wasn't just talking to myself; anyway, I found this page from the "Yellow Pages" that will let you opt out of getting phonebooks automatically, I think that's pretty cool, so go there and help fight waste     OMG.  Yellow book, leave me ALONE!  Have they been coming by your office lately?  They are totally killing me, they've been here three times.  The first time I took two to be polite, you know, cause they came in and stuff with them.  The second time I was like, "You guys were just here last week, I think we're good on second tier phone books that are outdated by the time their published".  Okay, that's what I was thinking, I probably said, "No, we're good, thanks."  But thanks was real sarcastic and Seinfeldian.  But just now, a third person pops in with a dolly of them and I'm like, "Whoa.  No.  We don't want any of those things, in fact here's two from the first time you came, take them back, we have our SBC/AT&T book and we're good."  He tried not to take them, but I was insistent on him taking them before Iwould sign his sheet that said he'd come by to attempt delivery.  Seriously, I haven't used a phonebook to look up a number in years anyway... see there's this new fangled thing called the "internet" all the cool kids are using.

Swingtown: How I learned to respect CBS again

Ummm, so in the Times and other places I'm hearing about people furiously writing their CBS affiliates over Swingtown, CBS, 9PM CDT on Thursdays.  Basic premise, it's 1976, there's three couples, and the show revolves around their lives during that time.

Whatever, Whatevers!

You know what?  Guess?  Do it!  You're wrong.  I'm perturbed, yeah, and I'm mad, well, disappointed, oh I don't know, but I'm not in a good mood.  What the hell is going on lately?  Everyone I know is like attacking me with junk, like you have to come do this, and you have to let me do this with you and I need you to help me with this and it's like, hey!

Doodle for Google Contest

So I'm on Google today, because who isn't, and I found this. Which is a contest for school kids to redraw the Google logo.  You know, for special occasions and junk, Google will redraw the logo all funky and now they have a contest for kids to do it, based on the theme "What if?", and some of their stuff is pretty cool...
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