I should be watching this show

…because this clip is so best.  Want to go to there.

July 30, 2009. Tags: , , , , . Emily, Fashiony, TV, Videos. 1 comment.

Drink up

If you really love True Blood (like I do) and you want to drink some bloodlike stuff while you watch, you’re in luck!  They are going to make it a real (not actually blood) beverage – the NYT says so.  Sort of gross right?  But how fun would it be to have a True Blood party and drink that stuff and then bite people.  FUNSIES!

July 29, 2009. Tags: , , , , . Eat this, Emily, FYI, TV, Want. Leave a comment.

“If you want to write rock lyrics…

…you must learn about where the hobbits dwell.” I forgot how great Yo La Tengo’s video for Sugarcube until right now.

An oldie but a goodie.

July 25, 2009. Tags: , , , , , , , , . Dan, Music, TV, Videos. 1 comment.

You get a car!

I couldn’t find the actual clip, but this gives you a taste.

July 23, 2009. Tags: , , . Steph, TV. Leave a comment.

Your Wildest Dreams Have Come True

Has everyone seen this already? I think it’s the funniest thing ever.

July 23, 2009. Tags: , . Matate, Steph, TV. Leave a comment.

brooklyn museum artifact replicated for true blood

Wow. Two of my favorite things in the world right now, the Brooklyn Museum and HBO’s new series True Blood, just blew my mind a lot. According to the Brooklyn Museum’s blog, the Bird Lady artifact featured in the first episode of season 2 is a replica of an artifact in the museum’s collections and was just featured in an a recent exhibit. holy shit. The most awesome Shelley Bernstein had the honor of talking to the production designer about the statue. Read the interview HERE. And another BK Museum blog entry HERE.

ps. i just learned from the brooklyn museum blog that HBO has made a True Blood wiki. Play with it HERE. wow. i feel super nerdy for posting that now.

July 1, 2009. Tags: , , , , , . Becko, Brooklyn, Museums/ Becky is nerding out again, TV. Leave a comment.

I vaguely remember this show!

Running from 1981 to 1987, the Canadian show Today’s Special followed the adventures of Jeff, a mannequin who came to life every night after closing with the aid of a magic cap; his display-designer friend Jodie; and puppet buddies Sam Crenshaw (the store security guard) and Muffy (a mouse who speaks only in rhyme). Each episode taught a lesson: about hats, friendship, and even alcoholism. But for impressionable young ones, the real education came from learning the strict rules that kept Jeff breathing. Losing the hat paralyzes him, and one step outside the store makes him a mannequin for good.


June 26, 2009. Tags: , . Steph, TV. 4 comments.

AV Club is right, this is really weird

25 notably trippy kids shows.

My mom told my sister about this show and Alison was pretty sure it was made up. But it’s real. It’s about a chimp that’s a secret agent.

June 26, 2009. Tags: . Steph, TV. Leave a comment.

Get Pumped: Real World DC

Will there be a tranny?

June 8, 2009. Tags: . FYI, Steph, TV. Leave a comment.

Blog of the Day: What Chuck Wore

This blog confused me at first because I thought it was called “What Chuck Whore.”  Now I realize that it’s actually a blog dedicated the fashion of Chuck Bass on GossipGirl which is actually a subject entirely worthy of its own blog. Congrats to the costume designers or wardrobe people or whatever they’re called. Check it out HERE. Also I love the blog’s tagline “…why does he wear so much purple?”

Thanks Nadia

May 28, 2009. Tags: , , , , . Becko, Blogz, BOD: Blog of the Day, Fashiony, New York, Pretty, TV. 1 comment.

Watch this: Woomba

You most see

May 25, 2009. Tags: . Ads we like, News, Steph, TV, Want. 1 comment.

Swine Flu PSAs from way back when

The second one is really creepy.

April 28, 2009. Tags: , . Ads we like, Do not want, FYI, I can has animals, News, Steph, TV, Uncategorized, World saving. 3 comments.

Blagojevich fail

April 24, 2009. Tags: , , , , , . Emily, FYI, TV, World saving. Leave a comment.

Even more reasons to love Paul Rudd

He loves children and the earth.

April 18, 2009. Tags: . Crush, Pretty, Steph, TV, Want, World saving. Leave a comment.

Grey Gardens the movie … Cannot Wait!

Drew does a pretty good “Mother darling.”

March 28, 2009. Add this to your calendar, Pretty, Steph, TV, Want. Leave a comment.

Did you know this guy is the voice of Elmo?

I didn’t.  He’s cute!  How adorable is that?  I thought it was a lady!  This Ricky Gervais vid has made the rounds but it’s pretty great if you haven’t watched it.

March 17, 2009. Tags: , , . Emily, FYI, TV. 1 comment.

If I ever tell you I want to watch Gossip Girl…

shoot me in the face please. Because this show is terrible. Seriously. It’s a brain abortion.


March 16, 2009. Tags: , , , , . Do not want, Eat this, FYI, Matate, News, Nora, Not pretty, Politicals, TV. 3 comments.

For Steph: Grey Gardens remake coming to HBO

March 11, 2009. Tags: , , . Emily, Steph, TV. 2 comments.

New TV crush alert

I love Luke from this season of The Amazing Race.  He’s adorable and is so sweet to his mom. I am watching tonight’s episode twice on DVR, to be honest.

March 9, 2009. Tags: , , . Crush, Emily, TV. 2 comments.

I can’t believe this commercial was banned!

Actually, I totally can believe it. But watch it.

Posting this reminds me why I can’t tell anyone at work about my blog.

February 28, 2009. Ads we like, Steph, TV. 2 comments.

Gossip Girl spinoff?! holyshit!

look here… (from New York Mag online)


Brittany Snow To Play Young Lily Van Der Woodsen?

News! Brittany Snow, the actress best known for her compelling portrait of a mischievous teen in the film John Tucker Must Die, has reportedly been Chosen by the gods Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage for the Role of the Century: According to Star, Snow will play the young Lily Van Der Woodsen in the Gossip Girl spinoff series about Rufus and Lily’s time together in Los Angeles in the 1980s.

We’re conflicted about this. One the one hand, we’re pleased that Snow seems to be aware that this is a role that will test her mettle as a thespian and is duly preparing for it, hopefully using the Method (We actually did this ourselves one weekend and it turns out all it really takes to become Lily Van Der Woodsen is four gin martinis and one viewing of The Poseideon Adventure). On the other hand, we’re confused that elegant, patrician Lily is being played by someone so … how do we say? Downmarket. We’re sorry, but her name is Brittany! Plus, she doesn’t even look like Lily— her cheeks are rounder and her nose is thicker than Kelly Rutherford’s.

Oh. We guess they’re thinking that this is what she looked like before the surgeries?

February 27, 2009. Tags: , , , , . Becko, FYI, Matate, TV. Leave a comment.

Kenneth Parcell/Bobby Jindal Update

The resemblance is so striking that everyone else realized it too.

February 25, 2009. FYI, Innernette, Politicals, Steph, TV, Viral. 2 comments.

Kenneth Parcell and Bobby Jindal: Separated at Birth

Whooooooaaaaa….as my temporary housemate just pointed out, Bobby Jindal sounds and looks A LOT like Kenneth Parcell from 30 Rock. There aren’t any YouTube videos of his speech yet, but I will add tomorrow.

February 24, 2009. FYI, News, Politicals, Steph, TV. Leave a comment.

FINALLY! Stains gets what he neeeds

Oh Stains is super ready for this!

February 24, 2009. Tags: , , , , , . Eat this, Emily, I can has animals, TV. Leave a comment.

High Tension description fail

thx Videogum, however, this is not a video post..

February 10, 2009. Tags: , , . Matate, TV. Leave a comment.

Janice: oh. my. god.

I spent a lot of time with Steph B this weekend and I told her it was like “Joey and Janice’s Day of Fun” (excpet ours included a Cat Power concert). Anyway, it got me thinking about Janice and how she’s one of the most brilliant sitcom characters of all time. I haven’t watched this video with sound, but I assume it’s funny.

February 10, 2009. Steph, TV. Leave a comment.

woa did you hear about this?

Michel Gondry is making an episode of Flight of the Conchords. Who has HBO and will let me watch at their place on Feb 15th? puhlease…..

From Very Short List

Quirky French director Michel Gondry (The Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind) teams up with HBO’s equally off-kilter series, The Flight of the Conchords, and the resulting episode — “Unnatural Love,” which airs February 15 — is pure, unadulterated pleasure.

The Conchords, of course, are a New Zealand folk band. But the love interest here is Australian, and that allows for endless, over-the-top Aussie jokes (expect plenty of references to the continent’s criminal past). As for Gondry, his distinctive, dreamlike touch turns both of the episode’s musical numbers into surreal showstoppers.

ps. i think jemaine is cuter than bret. what. what. what. what?

February 7, 2009. Tags: , , . Add this to your calendar, Becko, Brooklyn, Music, New York, Pretty, TV. 2 comments.

Stains wants a cupcake

..just in case you haven’t seen this classic clip from It’s Me Or the Dog.

January 28, 2009. Tags: , , , , . Eat this, Emily, I can has animals, TV, Viral. 2 comments.

miss gossip girl tonight?

Here’s nora’s recap for you…

Nora: um

9:07 PM gossip girl is hoorible?
9:12 PM me: SHIT
i forgot
Nora: hahaha
me: fuck fuck fuck
will i understand if i turn on now?
9:13 PM Nora: oooh fun!
It’s over, love

9:20 PM me: oh shit
it ends at 9
i forget
9:21 PM i can probs get it on itunes though
Nora: yeah, but it’s barely worth the $2
9:22 PM me: really?
why did it suck so bad?
Nora: yeah
because it’s all about getting in to yale
me: oh
i saw that preview
with the new teacher?
looked lame…
Nora: yeah
9:23 PM guess what? there’s a new teacher
and Blair is all “Ah! I got a B! YALLLEEEEEEE”
and the teach is like “Blah! I’m new! I did Teach for America!!! YALE”
and then there’s some weird kissing
and an attempted rape
and YALE!
there, you’re caught up
9:24 PM me: aw
now i dont have to see it

January 19, 2009. Tags: , , , . Becko, New York, Nora, TV. Leave a comment.

im re-loving this movie

I saw Cradle Will Rock when it first came out in the late 90s and I don’t think I knew who Jack Black or Tenacious D was.  The movie is on channel 11 right now- everyone should watch or netflix or something. I’m hungover and enjoying my couch time jfyi.

January 17, 2009. Tags: , , . Becko, Politicals, TV. 1 comment.

a great japanese game show

as far as i can tell, this show is called “torturing your pets with food,” and i love it.

via gizmodo via stephen.

December 22, 2008. Tags: , , , , . Dan, I can has animals, TV. Leave a comment.

Aretha on your door

I heart B+E. It’s Britney, bitch. Warning: this is surprisingly charming.

December 20, 2008. Tags: , , , , , . Crush, Emily, FYI, Innernette, Music, Nora, Pretty, TV, Videos, Want, World saving. Leave a comment.

Oh DC crime…

When will you ever stop? Washington Mayor Adrian Fenty was confronted face-to-face Thursday with some of the district’s crime problems, when it turned out the host of the morning talk show he appeared on had been mugged in the city an hour earlier.

Thanks Justin for showing me this sotry.

December 18, 2008. Tags: , , . Do not want, News, Politicals, Steph, TV. Leave a comment.

Wussy Weatherman

I watched this with no sound but I can only assume that this man shrieks like a a girl.

December 15, 2008. Tags: , , . Do not want, I can has animals, News, Steph, TV. 1 comment.

swedish fish has some sweet new ads

December 11, 2008. Tags: , , , . Ads we like, Becko, TV, Videos, Viral. 1 comment.

My mom’s new favorite show

Has anyone heard of the HBO show Summer Heights High? My mom loves it and made we watch three episodes with her. It’s very funny and inappropriate. The same comedian plays these three characters.

November 29, 2008. Tags: , . Steph, TV. Leave a comment.


Am I the last person to know that Alyson Hannigan is married to Alexis Denisof (aka SANDY RIVERS) in real life? I love this. They met on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Also, she’s pregs. Time to play the game ‘can you tell she’s pregnant yet’ on HIMYM!

October 22, 2008. Tags: , , , , , , . Emily, TV. 1 comment.

Womanizer = Chuck Bass!

Liz, it’s all your favorite things! Also watch this Soup clip of Womanizer.. exercizer, sanitizer, energizer.

October 21, 2008. Tags: , , , , , , . Emily, TV. Leave a comment.

The Boa Artist

So, I’m kind of obsessed with The Pick Up Artist.  Sure, trying to get a girl to go home with you is skeevy.. but, Mystery is so hilarious and off-beat, I can’t NOT watch him dole out advice.  It’s kind of like Beauty & the Geek minus the bimbos and plus a lot of piercings.  There is a dude make-over episode right at the start of the season.. amaaazing!  (Don’t worry Nora, I did not delete.)

So in the last episode.. the challenge winner won Mystery’s “special accessory” to help him in the club. Special accessory = black boa.  Honestly, the poor kid is not only scared shitless to talk to girls, but now he has to do it with a BOA?  I don’t care how drunk I am.. if a guy lays a boa on me in a club, I’m going to think he’s off the freakin reservation.  Mystery should be loading these guys up with string cheese to hand out in the bar.   I swear, that would do the trick.  PS.  This show is greatly entertaining.

October 20, 2008. Tags: , , , , , , , , , . Emily, Fashiony, Matate, TV. 3 comments.

A MySpace Bulletin from Dr. Steve Brule

Of course Dr. Steve Brule is in my top 8 friends… read up on his big news:subject: I’M GETTING MARRIED!

“And mummy​ said it’d never​ be so.

So long,​ “​Livin​g on Your Lones​ome.​”

I’d like to annou​nce that I asked​ one Miss Sarah​ Palin​ to marry​ me at a recen​t McCai​n-​Palin​ campa​ign stop here in Penty​ and she said HELL YEAH.​ No, make that SHIT YEAH.​ 

We took the Justy​ to the arcad​e and I showe​d her the diffe​rence​ betwe​en “​Morta​l Komba​t”​ and we playe​d air hocke​y.​ Thing​s got a littl​e frisk​y.​ I am start​ing to wonde​r what she’​s gonna​ say when she finds​ out I’m a virgi​n.​

Somet​imes,​ when it’s just me and her, she calls​ me “​First​ Dude”​ and I feel like so AWESO​ME.​ Somet​imes we get all lost in our words​ and forge​t what we’​re sayin​g.​ And somet​imes we just make stuff​ up so we can look all smart​ and words​ and fun and stuff​.​ 

And she total​ly gets the thing​ about​ eatin​g ants cuz they’​re made outta​ prote​in.​”

Now go watch Brule’s Rules cause it’s my favorite! 

October 20, 2008. Tags: , , , , , , , . Emily, FYI, Innernette, Politicals, TV. Leave a comment.

Nina and Michael are right; Kenly is a copy cat.

October 17, 2008. Tags: , , , . Fashiony, FYI, Matate, Steph, TV. Leave a comment.

30 Rock is more liberal than 24

I like what Gawker says about The Hills being conservative – “Heidi Montag endorses McCain, he calls her “a very talented actress”, John Adams twirls in his grave. Plus it’s all about remorseless spending and there are no gays on the show and, actually, thousands of gays in LA, especially working in fashion for God’s sake.”

No wonder I hate that show.

October 14, 2008. Tags: , , , , , , , , . Emily, Politicals, TV. Leave a comment.

More Jesus in things

October 8, 2008. Tags: . I can has animals, News, Steph, TV. 1 comment.

An infuriating video

New buzzword: Gotcha journalism.

From Wonkette: Because she’s masochistic, Sarah Palin went back for more inquisition with her MORTAL FOIL, the ancient fire dragon Katie Couric. Of course this time she brought her actual father, John McCain, to come and sit in and change the subject when Katie Couric starts getting mean. Palin sounds, uh, better(?), and is able to not completely mangle her 2002-era platitudinous bullcrap about “the terrorists.” On the other hand, Palin comes off as extremely pathetic because JOHN MCCAIN HAS TO DEFEND HER CONSTANTLY FROM KATIE COURIC.

September 30, 2008. Tags: . Do not want, News, Politicals, Steph, TV. 1 comment.

Watch, immediately if not sooner.

This one might be even better:

September 26, 2008. Tags: , . Matate, News, Politicals, Steph, TV. 1 comment.

FYI: Suede’s collection is horrible

I guess I’m not that surprised.

September 25, 2008. Tags: , . Do not want, Fashiony, Not pretty, Steph, TV. 2 comments.

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.

A true meeting of the minds

Did you watch Perez on Martha Stewart??

Martha is soo out of the loop!  This is cracking me up.  I heart Perez, and he really is getting in shape. LOVE when he asks Martha if her “financials” are accurate.  Becko did you set up this interview??

 PS, watch this video too, because it cemented my obsession with Perezzers.  Skip to halfway or so.  Maybe minute 3.

September 23, 2008. Tags: , , , , . Blogz, Emily, TV. 1 comment.

Weirdest Advert Ever

I don’t think I can embed this.

The Brits are so not cool with this.

September 22, 2008. Tags: , , . Ads we like, I can has animals, Matate, Steph, TV. Leave a comment.

Judge Judy comic strip from Jezebel

Hilarious- well done Jezebel!

September 15, 2008. Tags: , . Becko, Blogz, Innernette, Matate, Politicals, TV, Viral. Leave a comment.

Fey as Palin

Have ya seen it yet?


September 14, 2008. Tags: , , , , . Becko, Innernette, Politicals, TV, Videos, Viral. Leave a comment.

This crotch really is insane.

I’m glad the Onion AV club pointed out to me that Terri’s no better at making pants than Stella.

September 10, 2008. Tags: , , , . Fashiony, Not pretty, Steph, TV. Leave a comment.

Please tell me this isn’t a double post

I love you Jon Stewart. You are right about everything.

September 6, 2008. Tags: . Politicals, Steph, TV. 1 comment.

OMFG Gossip Girl is back on

im excited- we got a fancy atenna at the dollar store and now I can watch gossip girl in my own living room instead of making em and nora dvr it for me. xoxo.

September 1, 2008. Tags: . Becko, New York, TV. Leave a comment.


good job commercial, now I can’t get these ten numbers out of my head….

Ive been partying hard for the last three or four days, so i’m staying in tonight and watching tv. This commercial is playing at every commercial break and I can’t get it out of my head. C’mon mi gente…

August 31, 2008. Tags: , , . Ads we like, Becko, TV, Videos. Leave a comment.

Wow, who knew?

Those two annoying and forgetable Project Runway designers are actually a couple. The video doesn’t work for me, but I don’t have sound anyway. Let me know if it’s at all amusing. Anyone think that the designers this year haven’t been all that impressive?

And for my own attempt at BOD: The Onion AV Club does a really good Project Runway recap . I like how they make fun of Jennifer: “Jennifer was delusional about her own aesthetic right to the end: ‘I brought something different to Project Runway … with my surrealism.’ That word doesn’t mean what you think it means, Jennifer.”

I just realized Jennifer could read this, and now I feeel bad. Sorry, Jennifer.

(I also love Tim’s Take..obvs).

August 21, 2008. Tags: , . BOD: Blog of the Day, Fashiony, Not pretty, Pretty, Steph, TV. Leave a comment.

See below.

Em- your post reminded me of this commercial i saw a bit ago and meant to put up.

August 12, 2008. Ads we like, Becko, TV, Videos, Viral. Leave a comment.

I know I have been just posting boys lately, BUT..

In case you missed NPH in Out magazine.. here is his interview.

August 12, 2008. Tags: , , , , , . Crush, Emily, Pretty, TV. 6 comments.

I still love BritBrit, I just can’t help it

Just making sure, but the “elephant in the room” is the fact the Britney really fucked up the VMAs last year, right? Thought so.

Also, who else remembers watching a lot of Russell Brand in Exeter? I just can’t remember what he was on..

August 11, 2008. Tags: , , , , , . Emily, I can has animals, TV, Videos, Viral. Leave a comment.

its like project runway and top chef combined into one and for guinea pigs

in peru, they hold an annual guinea pig festival. it includes a cute fasion show (just like project runway!) where i suppose a king and a queen are crowned:

and after they crown the winner, they eat the guinea pigs (just like top chef!). look at the gallery if you don’t believe me (its pictures 7 and 8).

August 7, 2008. Tags: , , , , . Dan, Eat this, I can has animals, Pretty, TV. 1 comment.

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