pimpin' you thoughts [summer 2003]
lunes, diciembre 31, 2001
jueves, diciembre 27, 2001
my plans for the rest of the year
christmas was a good time with the family. good feast. i hooked up the tofurkey yet again. scrumptious. then i took a lot of pictures of the family goofin' around. the fam hooked me up with some amazing gifts. i'm very lucky. my sister gave me equipment (chemicals, thermometer, reels) for developing film. my parents got me fast times at ridgemont high and dazed & confused on dvd. and my bro-in-law hooked me up with a portable mp3-cd player. he's the best, and all i gave him was a cookbook. d'oh!
the last couple of days i've been at work. dealing with customers. getting all the returns with the good or lame excuses that come with them. feels like an extra present when the customer is rude too. i always want to say, "but i didn't get you anything." actually, it's been pretty slow, so i just end up listening to whichever cd strikes my fancy.
i have the next two days off, then i work a double (9 a.m.-8:30 p.m.) at the bookstore. no big deal. so tomorrow i'm gonna catch wes anderson's new flick the royal tennenbaums. should be good. the soundtrack is fun. i also want to see amelie, in the bedroom, not another teen movie, and the shipping news at some point.
no new years plans yet. i agree with corey. it should be local, cheap, and involve no bars. although dressing up like pirates, taking over someone's ship, and making jackasses walk the plank sounds pretty temptin'. aaahhrrr matey!!!!!
if you need a pirate name try here...mine (yawn) is:
Captain Jack Flint
"Even though there's no legal rank on a pirate ship, everyone recognizes you're the one in charge. Like the rock flint, you're hard and sharp. But, also like flint, you're easily chipped, and sparky. Arr!"
more for moore
congratulations to stephen on his new jobby job.
martes, diciembre 25, 2001
lunes, diciembre 24, 2001
i had to work at the bookstore all weekend and it was really slow. not a lot of people in there at all. the good thing about working at a bookstore is you can play whatever music you want as long as it's not offensive....but then x-mas rolls around and it's x-mas music 24/7. i got into the spirit for the first couple of days, but when the TRL poo-poo doo-doo christmas album hit the speakers, i grew weary very quickly. luckily, i was the asst. manager on shift yesterday and i played sigur ros, manu chao, and some etta james. nothing too offensive or christmasy. don't worry, when push comes to shove i'll probably break loose the sinatra christmas album tomorrow. no christmas is complete without franky. i think i'm losing it.
oh, for the d.c. punk lovers out there:
"dance of days: two decades of punk in the nation's capital"
authors in effects: mark andersen & mark jenkins
where: olsson's books & records, dupont circle (1307 19th St., NW)
when: sat. dec. 29th, 4 p.m.
i hope everyone out there has a wonderful holiday. take care, be safe, and of course be merry.
sábado, diciembre 22, 2001
viernes, diciembre 21, 2001
jueves, diciembre 20, 2001
martes, diciembre 18, 2001
some days you just can't sleep well. i woke up this morning at 5 a.m. and couldn't go back to sleep. probably my addiction to coke. but at least it gives me a chance to post something now so i won't get into trouble at work later.
last night i saw the sissy | space | sex show at the black cat. they did a really good job. seem to be working well/having fun together on stage. plus there was a good size crowd for a backstage show. i double-dosed with pictures (using a regular manual and a digital). don't worry in february i'll buy from laze realtors (a.k.a. RYAN) and will be able to post pictures galore.
anyway, this was my first experience at the new black cat and i actually like the place so far. i've only seen half, the red room, which was a highlight of the old club. the other, cage-esque upper part of the new club, is still yet to be seen. i'm scared. hold me.
according to their website, wilco has signed on with nonesuch records...their new album, yankee hotel foxtrot, will come out in april 2002. the wilco alt.countrymentary, i'm trying to break your heart, will be released sometime soon too.
added: erin and catchdubs
lunes, diciembre 17, 2001
a lyttle props
as if she didn't need more praise for her amazing work, melissa has done it again with her kids in chaos piece, one of the 3 photo essays off of her aphotoaday website. the other two are:
ben lowy's residents of the mark twain hotel
chip litherland's jesus on broadway
occassionally you just have to say, there are sincerely nice people out there. recently i have been interested in applying to RIT, and have gotten enormous help from two photo/blog peeps, the aforementioned melissa and erin. and for that i thank you both.
blog down, potlucked and more
thanks to blogger being down all sunday i didn't get a chance to give my thoughts from yesterday. so here they are.
on saturday i had a potluck christmas dinner for my friends. lots of great food and friends all under one roof. check out corey's pictures of the event.
oh, in case by some miraculous occurrence you haven't heard of the great music event this evening, here is the info:
sissy | space | sex
at the black cat, washington d.c.
i would also like to point out that if this class was taught at my college, i would have never left. actually i would have left anyway b/c i didn't like school that much, but at least i would have taken one more class.
in the news: florida poodle registered to vote. their system is crappy. there is proof.
viernes, diciembre 14, 2001
welcome home, roxy shoplifter
winona ryder caught shoplifting at saks fifth avenue store. huh? couldn't she just buy the whole store. welcome to winona fifth avenue, how may i help you?
jueves, diciembre 13, 2001
martes, diciembre 11, 2001
dee snyder = christina aguilera, now there is proof. [via: Scott]
today on the way to work i saw a hearse in front of me. the name on the back window-- farrar. just made me think of the singer. how fitting. his career has been on life-support lately.
some good news for me. i finished my last final last night. now i just have my photography project to finish (as in mount, which is a breeze) by thursday.
this past weekend i went to the new ikea (which is 2 floors-you could fit three of the last ikea in this joint). the best part is there is a lot of parking and a lot of cashiers working. so the lines are never too awful that you want to vomit. my purchasing goal: to buy an expedit, a huge shelving unit. i have a problem with my apartment b/c there is this really long wall that is a pain to decorate. it's not very feng shui compatible. anyhoo, the expedit is enormous, so it didn't have a chance in heck to fit into my car. so my friends john & stephanie offered to get it for me yesterday. my friends are nice. now i have an expedit. all i have to do now is put the darn thing together.
lunes, diciembre 10, 2001
let's go out to the movies
grab a seat, eat some popcorn, bring a friend, and sit back and enjoy ADDmovies (the movie review center, 20 words or less). opening over the internet today. primary contributors: me, laze, litclique, refreshingly rob, and scott. the top g of designs, corey, sure made it look purty.
sábado, diciembre 08, 2001
viernes, diciembre 07, 2001
jueves, diciembre 06, 2001
i'm a mona freakin' lisa
If I were a work of art, I would be Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa.
I am extremely popular and widely known. Although unassuming and unpretentious, my enigmatic smile has charmed millions. I am a mystery, able to be appreciated from afar, but ultimately unknowable and thus intriguing.
Which work of art would you be? The Art Test
martes, diciembre 04, 2001
lunes, diciembre 03, 2001
domingo, diciembre 02, 2001
another sad day
bus bomb kill 15 people in haifa just 12 hours after three terrorist attacks in jerusalem