Singing on Ugly Betty!!

YAYY!   This video is just clips, but the cast of Ugly Betty obviously recorded this version of New York, New York at some point..(they film in NY now right?) I can’t wait for this show to start back up on Thursday and I really hope there is a musical number.  Remember Vanessa Williams was a singer!!.. I think it was ‘Sometimes the snow comes down in June’.. blahblahblah.. yeah I know the words and that is sad. SAVE THE BEST FOR LAST was the name of that song and I didn’t even have to Google.  OH, yes there IS a music video… take it away Wilhelmina Slater.. 

Youtube is saying it isn’t available but that’s not true!!  HERE is the link.  PS – Thank GOD for DVR so I can watch the Office and Ugly Betty without having to pick between them.

September 23, 2008. Tags: , , , , , , , , , . Emily, FYI, Music, New York, TV. 1 comment.

Blog of the Day: Puritan Blister

cool covers and interesting mashups with weird pics/videos. it doesn’t really make sense but you can score some cool tunes for free. ch ch ch check it.

last night i went to bed at 2am, woke up at 4am-ish and have been spending the last hour playing on the internet. anyone know a cure for insomnia?

September 14, 2008. Tags: , , . Becko, Blogz, BOD: Blog of the Day, Music. Leave a comment.

Palin rejected by Heart

My favorite woman fronted 70s classic rock band, Heart (no joke), isn’t down with Sarah Palin using their song Barracuda as her theme song. To be honest, neither am I. From Yahoo news.

Despite the Wilson sisters’ objections, one of the song’s co-writers said he was “thrilled” that the song was used.

In an e-mail to Reuters, the band’s former guitarist, Roger Fisher, said it was a win-win situation. Heart gets publicity and royalties, while the Republicans benefit from “the ingenious placement of a kick-ass song,” Fisher said.

But in a subsequent email, Fisher said he strongly endorsed the Democratic ticket, and would donate a portion of royalties he receives from the Republicans’ airing of “Barracuda” to the campaign of Sen. Barack Obama.

“With my contribution to Obama’s campaign, the Republicans are now supporting Obama,” he said.

September 10, 2008. Tags: , , , . Becko, FYI, Matate, Music, News, Politicals, Uncategorized. 2 comments.

Who wanted to go to the art parade?

Updated: art parade has been canceled for weather related issues- rar

I DO!

September 06, 2008
Along West Broadway from Houston to Grand Street

Deitch Projects, Creative Time and Paper Magazine are pleased to announce the fourth annual Art Parade. The parade will take place on Saturday, September 6th, at 4:00 PM on West Broadway. Following the success of the past three Art Parades, we have again invited artists, performers and designers to create floats, balloons, placards, portable sculptures, performances and street spectacles. This year’s parade will include over 90 projects, including those by Jim Drain, Barry McGee, Clare Rojas, Beta Tank, Yoko Ono, Dzine, The Voluptuous Horror of Karen Black and Kenny Scharf, and will involve over 900 participants, making this the largest and most dynamic Art Parade yet.

Deitch Gallery is the best! (seriously check out their site) I imagine that their parade will be lots o fun AND they are doing some event with East Village Radio on Sunday. The Vivian Girls, one of my new favorite bands, will be playing live- jfyi.

September 5, 2008. Tags: , , , , . Add this to your calendar, Becko, FYI, Music, New York, Pretty. Leave a comment.

MIA and Diplo break my heart

Can’t handle…the cuteness….

August 27, 2008. Tags: , , , . Becko, Brooklyn, Crush, Music, New York, Videos. 2 comments.

Put two of my favorites together and I’ll like it

Hooray!  It’s Regina Spektor and Ben Folds.  I like them both and maybe they should make out, huh? This reminds me of a Mac ad, though but it is good mood music. 

And here is Andre 3000 + John Legend!  Good song tag-team style. Maybe they should make out too! This one is dancey.

August 26, 2008. Tags: , , , . Emily, Music, Videos. Leave a comment.

Maybe I’m just a bad girl a bad girl..

<3

I am Danity Kane’s #1 fan. It’s possible I am actually a teenager.  Thanks to Liz for keeping me updated on everything DK related. GF for life.

August 19, 2008. Tags: , , , , , , , , . Emily, Music, Videos, World saving. 1 comment.

Best Friend’s Day 2008

Guess what Becky is doing this weekend? If you guessed traveling to Richmond, Virginia to partake in outdoor fun times with bands and waterpark, you would be correct. See you kids on Monday and Happy Best Friend’s Day!

August 14, 2008. Tags: , , , . Becko, Music. Leave a comment.

Like the song, not the video- thoughts?

I saw Yelle play last winter and I think she is adorable. I think this song is great but not so certain how I feel about the video…and are her outfits McDonald’s themed? I can’t tell.

August 12, 2008. Tags: , . Becko, Fashiony, Innernette, Is this pretty?, Music, Not pretty, Pretty, Videos. 2 comments.

Snoop Bolly Dog

Yo, what up. This Big Snoop Dogg. Represent the Punjabi. Aye ya, hit em with this

Snoop Dog makes his Bollywood debut in a movie called Singh is Kinng. I’m going to netflix the crap out of this movie- it sounds amazing. From BBC…

Fusing hip hop and bhangra, Dogg appears in the film with leading Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, singing the eponymous title track.The song has already made it to the top of the Bollywood music charts and is a hit at Indian nightclubs.

August 11, 2008. Tags: , . Becko, Is this pretty?, Music, News. 2 comments.

Momma’s Boy

I like Chromeo, I like this song, I like this video….

July 31, 2008. Tags: , , . Becko, Innernette, Music, Videos. 1 comment.

Sadly, I have plans tomorrow

But if I didn’t, I’d totes be there:

Are you a crazed Of Montreal fan? Do you live in or near New York City? Are you 21 or older? Well do I have some good news for you. Of Montreal guitarist and all-around swell fella the Late B.P. Helium posted this message on the E6 Townhall:

hey kids,

there will be a small listening party for Skeletal Lamping at a bar in Manhattan tomorrow night, July 23rd.

the bar is called HI-FI. it’s 21+
the address is 169 Avenue A.

He also added that the record will be played likely between 10pm and 12:30am. Oh, and there’s a $3 beer special. In Kentucky, $3 beer isn’t exactly special; but I guess that’s New York for you, beer costs three bucks, but you get to hear the new Of Montreal record early.

that’s from YANP

July 22, 2008. Tags: , . Add this to your calendar, FYI, Music, New York, News, Nora. Leave a comment.

i heart this song BIG TIME

i have been singing this song in the shower since i was probably 10.

its also on the new girl talk album- on set it off about 1:25 into the track. yeah i cant stop playing that song on repeat either.

July 21, 2008. Tags: , , , . Becko, Music, Videos. Leave a comment.

Puppies make heat too

thanks Liz.  my day is better now.

July 16, 2008. Tags: , , , . Emily, I can has animals, Music, Videos. 4 comments.

This is what I woke up to this morning

Nora and I have a very fun getting ready for work in the morning ritual.  It usually involves some singing.. either an original song with music and lyrics by Nora (i.e. the classic hit, Emily Is My Roommate), or whatever song is stuck in our heads when we wake up.  Today, Nora sang this tune while showering.  Happy Tuesday.

July 15, 2008. Tags: , , , , , . Emily, FYI, Music, Nora, Videos. Leave a comment.

Put this in the Gchat hall of fame

me: we spooned last nightare you jealousDan: you and meetza or you and nora?me: me and noraDan: oooohme: i was drunk and snuggly!Dan: nora is having an “affair of the heart”Dan: madonna!that is your new nameme: oohi’ll take itDan: or whats her jewish name?that she tookme: kabalahfaceDan: we are living in a material world and i have a kaballah-facehey mr. rabbi put a torah on, i am kaballah facelike a gentile, reading kaballah for the very first timelike a gen-enenenenen-tileoh wow so fun!me: i am speechlessDan: by how clever that is or my knowledge of madonna?just like a prayer, kaballah will take you there, you better read my face, kaballah all up in there!Dan: kaballah makes the jew-ew-ew-ews come together… it’s a mitzvah when you loo -oo-oo-k into my face

July 11, 2008. Tags: , , , , , . Dan, Emily, Music, Nora. Leave a comment.

Vote for LeLoup!

So our friend from college started this neat little band called Le Loup and well, they rock- in so many ways.  Right now you can vote for their video and help it get played on on this show called The Freshman. Vote for em, because they’re rad.  VOTE HERE.

July 10, 2008. Becko, FYI, Innernette, Music, TV, Videos. Leave a comment.

Shake your baby maker, baby

This is Plastic Little and the video is hilarious, but be warned, kind of grosso in the best way.  It is my song on repeat of the day.  Thx go to Drew for this find.

July 8, 2008. Tags: , , . Emily, Music, Videos. Leave a comment.

Whatcha doin’ tomorrow?

Block party and Wet Hot American Summer with intro by Michael Showalter and music! I think I’m going to try and make it to this- anyone else down?

Thanks BrooklynVegan!

July 7, 2008. Tags: , . Add this to your calendar, Becko, Brooklyn, FYI, Music, Uncategorized, Videos. Leave a comment.

childhood memories + Usher = weird feelings

I can’t tell you how many birthday party celebrations I attended at Showbiz Pizza (now Chuck E. Cheese). Maybe it was a midwest thing because a most of my New York friends don’t know what it is, but I have many fond memories of these mechanical monstrosities. Two dudes- Chris Thrash and Aaron Fetcher, have reprogrammed them to sing Usher and MGMT and then posted them on youtube- brills! You can even vote on which song you want them to choreograph for the Rock-afire Explosion! next (it takes over 40 hours of work per song! woa.) HERE.


July 7, 2008. Tags: , , , , . Becko, Music, Videos, Viral. Leave a comment.

She’s just bein’ Miley

New Miley Cyrus!  Alert the masses!  And no, I’m not being ironic.  I love her.

I have a pop music addition.   Nora said to me last night when I was singing 702′s 1998 hit, Where My Girls At, “Your knowledge of terrible music never ceases to amaze me.”  I’d embed that video too, but YouTube won’t let me.

Do the girls in the Miley video look WAY too young to be crying about boys?  I think yes.  I think I was still really into dinosaurs when I was that old.  And space!  No boys.

June 30, 2008. Tags: , , , , , . Emily, FYI, Music, Pretty, Videos. 2 comments.

Talk bubble speakers

heehee I love literal design

June 30, 2008. Tags: . Is this pretty?, Music, Nora, Want. Leave a comment.

Old Kids on the Block?

I like what GBH.tv has to say about this…


Ohhhhh man. So this is really happening, huh. The New Kids on the Block have reunited. And not just for a tour, mind you. This unholy (re)union will also involve the release of an album which, from the sound of things, is going to make Donna Summer’s Crayons sound like the fucking Immaculate Collection by comparison. (That’s not nice, actually. We like “Stamp Your Feet” just fine. Really, we do)

The real kicker, though, for us, is this video. Couldn’t someone have told Jonathan , Jordan, Joey, Danny, and Donny that the mid-90′s are pretty thoroughly over, and that nobody (and by nobody, we mean NOBODY) makes videos like this anymore? Sheesh. Good luck, guys.

Yeah, good luck guys. You’re going to make a killing on the tour…

June 21, 2008. Tags: , , . Becko, FYI, Innernette, Music, Videos. Leave a comment.

puff daddy colognes his balls

from some blog that was on gawker, that is quoting an article from the daily mail about puff daddy’s pre-going-out rituals:

“While I’m getting ready I like to relax with a drink – vodka and lemonade – and listen to some James Brown.
To make matters worse, the Didster, splashes on his cologne all over his newly waxed genitals.

Then I’ll have a manicure and pedicure – and yes, I wax as well. Men owe it to women to make sure they are well-groomed.”

i like the idea that puff daddy would say this because i already hate him so much.

Above is Diddy’s catchphrase a la Making the Band.. (I’m jumping in on this post, sorry Dan), but I think the real question is where does waxing your balls fall on the no bitchassness scale?  Cause, I’m thinking the two don’t go together.  -EM

final thoughts, via Gchat:

Dan: 1. i couldnt bring myself to post a picture of him
Dan: 2. i refuse to call him anything other than puff daddy
Dan:   the waxing doesn’t bother me too much
its the cologne on the balls after the waxing
1. that probably really hurts
me: i think waxing your balls makes you full of bitchassness
Dan: 2. that can’t be good for anyone

June 18, 2008. Tags: , , , , . Dan, Eat this, Emily, Music. 1 comment.

Hey guess what, I got rained on. A lot.

I went to this stormy concert and did not get struck by lightning, but JIC you were wondering – it was a close call!

June 16, 2008. Tags: , , , , . Emily, FYI, Music. Leave a comment.

R. Kelly – not guilty!

What!?! The Little Man defense worked!  Keep on pissing, Kels..

In honor/dishonor of the occasion:

June 13, 2008. Tags: , . Do not want, Emily, FYI, Matate, Music, TV. Leave a comment.

Kesha is hot

My sister and I met this girl at this hotel we stayed in in Guatemala. She was really nice and told us to check out her myspace. She has a record deal and claimed she sounded like a mix between MIA and Beck. Oh and one of her songs (Backstabber) was on the Hills. Listen to Boots and Boys.

June 12, 2008. Music, Steph. 1 comment.

YAY! I’m going to see Kanye!

Glow in the Dark tour

Does this mean I have to stop saying “I hate concerts?”   Thank you Dan for the pre-sale code, because now I am the happiest girl in the world.

June 12, 2008. Tags: , . Dan, Music, New York. Leave a comment.

Do you know how hard this is to do at Kareoke night?

Becko, Kim and I can tell you.. it’s hard.

Which Nelly song mentions Vanna White, anyway?

June 11, 2008. Tags: , , . Becko, Emily, Matate, Music, Not pretty. 2 comments.

Kanye + Estelle

 

Love it.  Dan, weren’t we trying to find this once?  

June 11, 2008. Tags: , . Dan, Emily, Music, Videos. Leave a comment.

In honor of R.Kelly’s trial

Real Talk!

read the amazingness that is Space Jamz-themed bball courts, the Shaggy defense, and the Little Man defense here

June 4, 2008. Tags: , , , , . Blogz, Dan, Emily, Music. Leave a comment.

These shoes are on hands!

THIS IS GREAT

I love it and Vicki says “Kanye is beautiful.” This is Dan’s find but he is not the fastest poster, I AM.

May 31, 2008. Tags: , , , . Dan, Emily, Music, Videos. Leave a comment.

Crack is really bad for you

Amy Winehouse + Pete Dougherty + baby mice = really fucking scary. Blake Incarcerated isn’t going to be happy with this, I don’t think.

May 16, 2008. Tags: . Emily, Matate, Music, Not pretty, Videos. Leave a comment.

Again and again and again again

Like the video, not so hot on the song. Still worth a listen/view.

May 15, 2008. Ads we like, Becko, Music, Uncategorized, Videos, Viral. 2 comments.

Coolest shit ever

This is what comes up first when you Google Image Search ‘coolest shit ever’.

coolest shit ever

May 2, 2008. Dan, Do not want, Fashiony, FYI, Is this pretty?, Music, Not pretty, Viral. Leave a comment.

i’m here, and this post is about theremins.

I sent this to Nora a while ago (before i became the intern) and she never posted it. So this is my first crap that i’m posting. There isnt much more to anything here than what’s in the title.

And here is a guy whos really good at the theremin:

April 28, 2008. Tags: , , , . I can has animals, Music, Nora, Videos, Viral, Want. 1 comment.

Can’t get The Teenagers out of my head

I only downloaded the entire album yesterday and now I can’t get it out of my head. I know it’s offensive and crass but all I want to do is sing it at the top of my lungs and dance- even in public. yeah. i know…

April 24, 2008. Becko, Music, Videos, Viral. Leave a comment.

Dancin with yourselves

Silent Rave in Union Sqare last friday..  witnessed by me!

April 22, 2008. Tags: , , , . Emily, FYI, Music, News. Leave a comment.

les+Kaki King+great song=love

April 7, 2008. Tags: . Becko, Music, Pretty, Videos. Leave a comment.

Not so much American Sign Language, but cool anyway

April 4, 2008. Tags: , , , . Emily, Music, Videos. Leave a comment.

Holy shit: Beyonce and Jay Z in my hometown

They’re gettin’ hitched, yo

April 2, 2008. Add this to your calendar, Crush, FYI, Music, News, Nora, Pretty, World saving. 4 comments.

2 great videos

Emily and I used to listen to this all the time at Exeter. Christ that’s a great music video.

And this is the new Snoop. My favorite part? The VCR retro effect at the beginning and the end.

March 29, 2008. Music, Nora, Pretty, Videos. Leave a comment.

remember when I was obsessed with this video?

I still am obsessed with it

March 21, 2008. Fashiony, FYI, Music, Nora, Pretty, TV, Videos. 1 comment.

All my fantasies are in this video

 credit to Adam for this one. 

March 20, 2008. Crush, Emily, Music, Videos. Leave a comment.

Hey Jude

March 16, 2008. Emily, Music. Leave a comment.

Am I allowed to post about crushes?

Because I gots one…

Right here. Saw Matthew Dear last night and fell in love. Seriously one of the most attractive dudes I have seen in my life. le sigh.

matthew dear
http://www.matthewdear.com/

March 14, 2008. Becko, Crush, Music. Leave a comment.

Road trip to Chiacago anyone?

http://stereogum.com/archives/pitchfork-festivals-2008-lineup-announced_008405.html?utm_source=bb&utm_medium=mc

March 14, 2008. Becko, Music. Leave a comment.

Does it offend you, yeah?

ok, im upping the hipster quotient with this post. found this little piece about making a good band name and the author is british so he uses funny worlds like ‘rubbish’. cute and informative.

and personally, i like the name ‘does it offend you, yeah?’ and their music (or what i have heard so far). i can’t wait for a band to include a mom joke in their name.

http://arts.guardian.co.uk/filmandmusic/story/0,,2264652,00.html

March 14, 2008. Becko, Music. Leave a comment.

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