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Perfume Ad or Scene from “Miami Vice”?

I saw this advertisement on Hulu a couple months ago and every time I see it, I start laughing. Honestly, it seems more like a clip from “Miami Vice” than a 21st century ad for men’s cologne. All it’s missing … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts on the Winter Olympics

Jan 30, 2014
Random Thoughts on the Winter Olympics

Next week, the Winter Olympics start.  Yes, I know. Russia is evil.  But, the Olympics have been in other evil places too, I mean, do I have to say Hitler? Now that we have Godwin’s Law out of the way, … Continue reading 

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Review: Joanna Lumley’s Greek Odyssey

Jan 27, 2014
Review: Joanna Lumley’s Greek Odyssey

The other day, I received a copy of Joanna Lumley’s Greek Odyssey.  It’s a four episode travel show.  Can I just say that I love her voice? It’s so soothing and British. I first saw Joanna Lumley as Patsy Stone … Continue reading 

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Five Predictions for 2014

Dec 30, 2013
Five Predictions for 2014

Did you know I have a crystal ball? Seriously. Mostly, it just looks pretty in our home, but today I put it to use. What does the future hold? What will happen in 2014? Yes, I made predictions! 1) A … Continue reading 

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Top Five Reasons Halloween is Awesome

Oct 7, 2013
Top Five Reasons Halloween is Awesome

Not to start a Halloween controversy, but these are the top five reasons why I love Halloween.  Your reasons for enjoying this festival of frights, magic, and possible Celtic rituals, might differ, but this isn’t your blog, so moving on… … Continue reading 

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Emmy voters binge-nominate Netflix shows

Emmy voters binge-nominate Netflix shows

It's not TV, it's Netflix. But the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences honored the online streaming service with 14 Emmy nominations anyway on Thursday. Nine of those nominations were for "House of Cards," Netflix's Washington, D.C.-set pol...

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Is it just me, or is it crazy out there lately?

Jul 13, 2013
Is it just me, or is it crazy out there lately?

Yes, I know astrology is pretty much hokum, but I really have no other way to explain the crazy crap that’s been happening lately. First a freaking train crashes in Canada practically blowing up a whole town…OK, maybe just a … Continue reading 

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It’s National Martini Day, of course.

Jun 19, 2013
It’s National Martini Day, of course.

Some of you just went, “Isn’t every day National Martini Day?” and that’s why we get along. Who wouldn’t want to celebrate what’s essentially a garnished fancy glass of vodka? Well, martinis are more than just a glass of vodka.  … Continue reading 

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Mindy, We Are So Over

Turns out most of my blog traffic lately has been due to my post on Mindy Kaling and the Hermès Birkin bag sighting on her show. I find it rather amusing, but also interesting that people are trying to find … Continue reading →

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The ‘unplugged’ challenge

Apr 11, 2013

It’s the year 2013, and getting away from technology can be nearly impossible! I myself enjoy a challenge, so starting on April 7th, I am ...