Friday, November 30, 2007

this is what i would rather be doing than writing a paper

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the reason why i love my college friends

chic: it's good to know we are drinking at the same time, even far apart. it's kind of like fievel looking at the moon at the same time his family is in those movies

me: thats the sweetest thing ive ever heard

the new snoop dogg = five million thumbs up

i'm really excited about this track. i had the unique opportunity to hear it when i was in nyc a few weeks ago and it completely blew my mind.

this shit is INCREDIBLE. it sounds like snoop has been smoking lots of weed and listening to masters at work. i can't wait to hear the rest of the album. i'm loving the vocoder, too.

punk rock pillow fight

i want to go to this!

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Thursday, November 29, 2007

i heart kal penn


after finding my high school yearbook and re-evaluating the awkward mess that i was ages 12-17, i have come to the conclusion that i used to be the biggest nerd ever.

i fully admit it. i was/am a huge dork.

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You Look a Lot Less Like You in Person

Man #1: What is going on here?
Man #2: They are filming the new Sex in the City movie with Sarah Jessica Parker. They have the entrance to the subway blocked off.
Man #1: Wonderful. I wouldn't even know what Sarah Jessica Parker looks like.
Woman nearby: Hi. I'm Sarah Jessica Parker.
Man #1: Nice to meet you. Can I go home now?
Sarah Jessica Parker: Sure, go ahead.

--Outside 6 train entrance

Overheard by: Matt

via Overheard in New York, Nov 27, 2007

i can't even handle how cute they are

a list of likes and dislikes for 11/28/07

- free oatmeal cookies from the einstein bagel place at school
- itunes shuffle... the shins "pink bullets," followed by dusty springfield "spooky," followed by dr. dre "lyrical gangbang"... only you itunes! only you!
- purchasing tampons in front of a large group of frat guys without embarrassment
- useless banter

- born again christians who distribute pamphlets
- liquor stores that close at 9pm
- the freaking smell that won't leave my apt
- snow showers
- dear god where does the smell COME FROM?

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Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Sunday, November 25, 2007

Saturday, November 24, 2007


i hope everyone had a nice holiday. i certainly did. i went up to buffalo to have thanksgiving dinner with the family. it was fun and there were way too many pies. i counted at least 6 pies. ridiculous.

the next 3 weeks will be bananas. b-a-n-a-n-a-s. i have a lot of research papers due. here's a rundown.

1. paper on volunteer organizations
2. research paper on the holy land foundation and the status of U.S. aid to palestine
3. research paper on the role that religion plays in emerging democracies and the presence of nonprofit organizations/NGOs
4. a comparison of the fiscal stress of buffalo and pittsburgh
5. a strategic plan for a private energy company
6. a take home final
7. a tentative plan to drink hemlock

Thursday, November 15, 2007

congratulations stuart!

congratulations to stuart for passing the new york state bar on the first effin' try! you are freaking amazing.

hearts, xo and bawc,

Wednesday, November 14, 2007


holy crap YES

You Are a Black and White Cookie

You're often conflicted in life, and you feel pulled in two opposite directions.
When you're good, you're sweet as sugar. And when you're bad, you're wicked!

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

karaoke idea... the bangles?

walk like an egyptian

manic monday

adventures in the nyc

things i did in nyc this past weekend:

- apartment hunting
- adventures in bed-stuy
- i recorded a track in a real studio with my producer friend. the track does not currently have a name, but our group is called "johnson & johnson (and some lotion)" i'm going to have to create a myspace music page. it will be hilarious.
- chocolate for breakfast
- bills game with old friends
- cucumber margaritas in alphabet city
- $8 manicure with the color "sassy satchel"
- bottle service and dancing on couches in the lower east side
- wandering around penn station
- hatin' on the G train
- lecturing a bathroom attendant at the alphabet lounge
- gnocchi and wine tasting
- limited edition cans of red bull
- joy-riding in a mercedes in the meatpacking district (aka looking for parking)
- eating cheesecake and turkey shaped cookies while strolling down bedford ave in williamsburg
- mastering the LIRR from jamaica to penn station (not rocket science.)
- new friends, old friends and interesting twists

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i've only had one lucid dreams before, and it was super cool. i've been reading a lot about them recently, and i would love to have another lucid dream. apparently there are different techniques that can be used. i'm going to try a couple and see how it goes.

here's a sleepy lion, just cuz
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Monday, November 12, 2007

Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

zero 7 - somersault

ravenclaw wins, ugh

AP: Ravenstahl to be the winner in Pittsburgh mayor race

"His first year in office raised questions about whether his age and limited life experience may have been a liability.

He was dogged by a series of controversies over his conduct as mayor, including a private flight he made to New York with a co-owner of the Pittsburgh Penguins just hours after announcing a deal for a new, heavily subsidized hockey arena; a golf outing he took instead of attending a public hearing on domestic violence problems in the police department; and a Homeland Security-funded SUV he used to attend a Toby Keith concert with his wife and friends."

i am NOT a fan of ravenclaw. clearly he makes a lot of bad choices. i was really hoping for desantis to win. i'm disappointed, but not exactly surprised. i just hope ravenstahl's camp doesn't completely blow it. the burgh can do great things policy-wise. let's hope great things happen.

Monday, November 5, 2007

Remember, Lying Sacks of Shit Work in Every Occupation

Conductor: Attention, passengers, this J Train is now going express to Myrtle. You hear me? Express. Express! There is a local train right behind this one. This train is going express! [Mob of angry passengers exits train.] Psych! This is a local J Train to Manhattan. Next stop: Chauncey. Please enjoy the leg room brought to you by the New York City MTA.

--Broadway Junction Station, Brooklyn

Overheard by: JRider

via Overheard in New York, Nov 5, 2007

Sunday, November 4, 2007

pittsburgh memories: concerts, raves and other awesomeness

when i first moved to pittsburgh, i went to a lot of shows. it was a fantastic time. my freshman year dorm was right down the street from two great venues, club laga and the beehive. some of my favorite college memories are at shows.

club laga always brought amazing acts. i saw dj craze, mc skibadee, brisk, bullfrog, juno reactor, dieselboy, and lots of crazy ass djs. the most memorable was probably juno reactor. if you ever get the chance to see them live, seriously go. you won't regret it.

at the beehive, i saw a ridiculous performance by dj funk. at one point, dj funk went back to grab another record, and passed out right on his crates. it was amazing. apparently he was too drunk to finish his set. we all got refunds. but i didn't even want one. that story is worth the $10 ticket.

at metropol i saw paul oakenfold , d:fuse, ATB, zebrahead and reel big fish. my favorite had to be d:fuse.

and i danced my booty off to john arnold at club havanna. probably one of my favorite nights in the burgh. ahhh, memories.

so in honor of his ridiculously awesome performance at the beehive, i give you dj funk...

one month (and a half) left in the burgh

i leave the burgh on thursday night to go apartment hunting in nyc. wish me luck!

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weird impulse purchase of the week

Cinnamon scented pinecones.
$4 at whole foods.

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jahcoozi. berlin based. ridiculously awesome. newest abum "blitz n ass"

Friday, November 2, 2007

i <3 dubstep

i can't stop listening to turbulence - notorious (nate mars remix). it's been months and i'm still diggin it. (listen via myspace)

and here is the original, via youtube

nate, you kick ass.