I don’t usually buy into this kind of thing, but rockubuff posted her horoscope and I got curious. The opening paragraph was strangely accurate…
You aren’t a materialistic sign, for you are motivated by ideas, not dollars. Yet lately you’ve been very focused on money, possibly because you have felt that you simply don’t have enough to live on or to give birth to a creative idea in a proper way…
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The fish may be a gentle soul, without hoofs or horns, but what Pisces is born with is better - razor-sharp instinct and a fierce ability for survival.
Yeah, but I wish he would have just made out with me instead. I need that more right now. It's not like I'm going to go to the bar by myself wearing a sign that says "kiss me I'm from Pennsylvania"
Already a sensation in Australia, Summer Heights High is a look at high-school life, focusing on three characters: Mr. G, a self-important, high-strung drama teacher; Ja’mie, a haughty, private-school female exchange student spending the year at Summer Heights High; and Jonah, a delinquent, break-dancing obsessed student struggling to stay in school. Series creator and writer Chris Lilley plays all three lead roles. (from today’s HBO Press Release)
Want a sneak preview? Watch this and this. And tell me what you think!
Premiering on HBO in June.
"wife beaters and rapists are nearly all public school educated. Sorry, it’s true…"
this show looks fan-fucking-tastic. go watch the youtube trailers.
So… The Hotel Cafe Tour was in town last night at Mr. Smalls. The truth of the matter of the fact of the matter is that I wasn’t thrilled about any of the performers that were slotted for the Pittsburgh Show. The Hotel Cafe Tour is beaming with talent but all my favorite artists (Bob Schneider, Eric Hutchinson, Greg Laswell, Jessie Baylin, William Fitzsimmons) are on reserve for the big shows like sxsw, chicago, and LA… go figure. Even so, it’s important to support this kind of thing. With few exceptions, I’m over the shows with one major headliner that comes out and plays for an hour and a half and then calls it a night. The beautiful thing about the hotel cafe tour is that they rotate every couple songs and it keeps it fresh. We actually left *before* the show was over because Marce is old and had to get to bed. With that being said…
I was going to say you look like Lisa Loeb, but I’m sure you get that all the time. A comment on a forum said you look like “the lesbian love child of the Glenn Close and Ann Hathaway.” I’m going to go with that. Your performance was perhaps my favorite last night.
The Way I Am
You have a Japanese name but you’re really a unicorn. You won me over with improv’d version of Fever. Seriously, that was awesome. Come back to Pittsburgh soon.
How Lucky We Are
Cary, two things…
1) Some people in the crowd were surprised to realize that you were a solo artist. They kept asking where the other brother was.
Dan Wilson: You can read music, but you can’t read a crowd.
P.S - What is up with that weird hip gyration thing you were doing?
Priscilla Ahn: I like you and your kazoo too.
The Bass Player: Wow, you have long arms. Quit making faces and waving to the soung guy. You still have a nice body.
The ‘Merch’ Girl: Farrah Fawcett called, she wants her hair back.
There you have it. All in all a really good show. In the future, if they decide to come back, I’d like to see them play an over 21 show at a place that has tables and you can sit down. As Marce mentioned they play the kind of music that would be great with a glass, or bottle, of wine. Especially with how long the set it, I just think that would be perfect.
What the fuck? Why do I work with a bunch of grumpy dinosaurs. I’d like to think my energy and enthusiasm would be appreciated but they insist on bringing me down. One of these days I’m not going to hold my tongue. Fucking haters.
This morning President Bush said each one of us would get a $1200.00 tax rebate. It was previously slated to be $1400.00, but they dropped it to a $1200.00 tax rebate because of various budget problems. Now, if we spend that money at Wal-Mart, all the money will go to China, if we spend it on computers, most of the money will go to Korea or India. If we spend it on gasoline it will all go to the Arabs…..and none of these scenarios will help the American economy. We need to keep that money here in America …..so the only way to keep that money here at home is to drink beer, gamble, or spend it on prostitution. Currently it seems that these are the only businesses still left in the U.S.
I like this line of thinking.
Truth! We were talking about this last night. The question that kept coming up is “when will I receive my money?” The payment schedule is based on the last 2 digits of your social security number. See the chart below to get an estimate of when your payment will be sent.
At first I was impressed, but then I found a website that explained how this works. It’s basically shifting the bits through multiplication and adding the last 4 digits. The shortened equation is much less mystifying.
* enter the three digit exchange * multiply by 10,000 * add in the last four digits of your phone number
The International Dance Party looks like an unassuming flight box. But as soon as its radar detects people dancing, its motorized face drops to reveal two speakers running 600 watts of the world’s best unfiltered Eurohouse and other assorted Electro Boogie. The more intense the party get, the greater the effects…
I had a dramatic realization today on my way home for Easter. I was thinking about the things in life that make me truly happy and why. I came to the conclusion that driving in the car with my ipod on blast, just being goofy and singing at the top of my lungs, with the windows down is at the top of the list. I’m not sure why, but when I’m doing this I feel unapologetically alive. There is something raw about it. This is the unfiltered, unadulterated Matt that I know exists but I keep it guarded. I wouldn’t say that the people in my life don’t know the real me, but very few have seen this side of me. I wish I could share it with the world so that you can understand what I mean, but for now it’s something you might only catch if you find yourself driving next to me.
Where do you feel most alive? What makes you happy? Reblog your answer
I went to lunch with an old friend / new neighbor the other night. At the end of dinner I pulled out my wallet to get my debit card and he asked to see my staff ID. He looks at it for a second and says “I think your face has gotten fatter, but that’s a good thing because you look tan and emaciated here like a refugee or something.”
After watching the Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou yesterday, I immediately went to the internets to find the soundtrack, more specifically the acoustic David Bowie songs sprinkled throughout the film. To my surprise I quickly discovered that the Life Aquatic soundtrack is 2 discs: disc 1 is a compilation of songs from the film, disc 2 is called “studio sessions”. Studio sessions has all of the David Bowie songs by an artisit named Seu Jorge. According to the IMDB triva page Seu Jorge translated the David Bowie songs into Brazilian Portuguese and arranged them for guitar himself. The end result is distantly familiar and really beautiful. I haven’t stopped listening since.