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Nerdy Stuff, Pop Culture

The Inside Workings of Funny or Die at SXSW

Recap of the SXSW panel - Inside ~ Panelists are Richard Glover, CEO of Funny or Die - Andrew Steele, Chief Creative Officer (writer at SNL for 13 years) "The secret to the internet is swearing - especially kids cursing - and naked women" - Andrew Steele Read More! [...]
Nerdy Stuff, Pop Culture

Directing the Dead – Horror Films at SXSW

One of my favorite SXSW panels, featuring Neil Marshall (The Descent), Robert Rodriguez (Sin City), Matt Reeves (Cloverfield), Scott Weinberg, Ruben Fleischer (Zombieland), and Ti West (The House of the Devil)... on the MPAA, 3-D, nudity, and all things horror film. Read More! [...]
Inspiration, Pop Culture

Top 10 Reasons I love the Olympics

I don't know about you, but I have been obsessively watching the 2010 Vancouver Olympics since the opening ceremonies on Friday. I don't care what the season, the host country, or even if I know the rules of the sport (I still don't get the biathlon)... I love the Olympics. Here's the top 10 reasons why: Read More! [...]
Pop Culture

In Case You Missed It – Taylor Lautner on SNL

Taylor Lautner (aka the hunky 16 year old - that's right 16 - Werewolf from Twilight) hosted SNL on Saturday night. SNL was blasé as usual, but this skit was funny. Taylor as a die-hard member of Team Edward, arguing about how lame that Jacob guy is. Enjoy! Read More! [...]
Nerdy Stuff, Pop Culture

Halloween 2009 – My sweet Keyboard Cat costume

Lots of people love keyboard cat. Especially my dear friend Brandi, who is probably keyboard cat's number 1 fan. So this year, who better to pay homage to on all Hallow's Eve? The making of the keyboard cat outfit: Blue tshirt - on sale at Kohl's for $3.20 (for real) Orange makeup - $4 at Halloween super store Additional makeup - $7 at Walmart Tiger ears/tail set - $5 at Walmart Print out of keyboard on card stock I had lying Read More! [...]
Nerdy Stuff, Pop Culture

Nerding out (fashionably) with Models, Inc.

As you probably know, I am into both fashion stuff and general nerd stuff. I think I would have equally intense reactions (read: I would probably pass out) if I ever met either Stan Lee or Tim Gunn. Read More! [...]
Pop Culture, Social Media

@BravoTV makes my day!

Many of you know I have a ridiculous obsession with reality television, especially Bravo. I am what you might call a Raving Fan. I will watch whatever they suggest and share the love about new shows with friends! Recently, I have given Bravo some flack (ex. here) when they tried to branch into Twitter because you could tell they really didn’t know how to use the tool properly. My biggest issue is that Bravo seemed to only create a Twitter account just a few days before a big Twitter promotion and then spent the entire time talking about themselves and the event (multiple identical reminder tweets per day). My biggest issue: not sharing with the fans... thus breaking one of the cardinal rules of Twitter: It's not all about you! Read More! [...]