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Visit from the Golden Pony

7th May 2009
by Scot

Visit from the Golden Pony

Last night, the golden pony came to Springfield, MA and pooped out a lovely evening for Michael and  I  me. (Thanks, Max.) We’re here for the Massachusetts Library Association annual conference and Michael, being Michael, lined up a truly stupendous array of guests to speak. So, last night we spent the late night hours closing down the hotel bar with:

I am so lucky that my husband is so fearless and is such a big dreamer. He gave me the wonderful gift of the opportunity to chat with Lynda and Thrity about menopause and to smoke with Talia and Michael Cunningham in the rain. Does that rock or what?

17th March 2009
by Scot

I love Steve Martin

Who else would stand up for the free speech rights of minors? All right, it involves his play, but dang. This letter should go down in theatre history.

posted in Celebrity, Kids Cussing, Politics, Theatre | at 11:38 pm | 0 Comments
20th December 2008
by Scot

Imortalized in comics once again

I got a new haircut. Yeah, it’s a “fo-mo” or “faux-hawk” or whatever you want to call it. But despite its passé and perhaps cheesy status, it looks good on me.

My officemate/geek-crush Michael Klein follows an online comic strip called Laugh-Out-Loud Cats by Adam Koford. It’s pretty brilliant, looking like Pogo or The Katzenjammer Kids, but with hobo kitties speaking dialogue like a lolcat.

A day after he saw my new haircut, Michael K. send Michael C. and me the latest Koford comic with a note that read, “Look! It’s you guys!” Indeed, it is.

posted in Art, Celebrity, Comics, Kitties, OMGWTFBBQ!?, Vanity, Web | at 10:40 am | 2 Comments
12th November 2008
by Scot

Rhoda as Tallulah? Awesome.

Valerie/Tallulah

Valerie ---------------------> Tallulah

I’m just ecstatic hearing that Valerie Harper (yeah, Mary’s Rhoda) is playing Tallulah Bankhead in a new play entitled Looped. Apparently, the title comes from the idea that the whole play takes place during an ADR session for Tallu’s classing Hammer horror film, Die! Die! My Darling!

I lost some respect for Valerie after she walked off the set of a show named after her. Jeesh, during the first season, even. Pretty freaking sad if you can replace her with Sandy Duncan and still manage to keep the series running for five more seasons. And that union president race against Laura Ingalls got pretty nasty. But this just may make up for all of that.

What? You haven’t seen Die! Die! My Darling!? Holy frijoles, get over here quick. I’m itching to watch it again, especially since Tallu plays a bible-thumping vegetarian who — once upon a time — was a … well, a loose, jazz-loving woman. Okay, she was a whore. And Stephanie Powers plays the mod girl Tallu kidnaps. And a very young Donald Sutherland plays the retarded groundskeeper. What’s not to love?!

14th October 2008
by Scot

My world is exploding

I saw it on the Herald and didn’t think about it too hard.

But Maureen McCormick was a bulimic, depressive, sex addict, fetus-killer, junkie who dated Michael Jackson.

Yeah, it’s the last part that hurts.

Oh yeah, and she made a C&W album. That’s not so cool either.

[Afterthought: The C&W album was really BAD. I have nothing against C&W as a concept.]

AND MORE:

Oy. I had no idea that “Peter Brady”, Christopher Knight (the only one to actually grow up HOT) had a new show!

But since this “news” keeps on coming, I think it’s time to take this offline. Contact me if you have Brady love to share…

27th September 2008
by Scot

Miss Teen South Carolina for President

My officemate Michael K. made a very astute observation yesterday and the more I review the evidence, the more I agree with him.

Remember this?

Strikingly similar to this, isn’t it?

20th August 2008
by Scot

Update on Spaghetti Cat

Oh, I am soooo happy about this news! Spaghetti Cat wasn’t a random mistake, but a planned interruption according to mediabistro.com! She was meant to be a star…

Spaghetti Cat, I love you.

And now we can even buy Spaghetti Cat apparel. Heavenly.

posted in Advertising, Celebrity, Crush, Kitties, OMGWTFBBQ!?, TV | at 12:48 pm | 0 Comments
20th August 2008
by Scot

How To Break Into The Big Time

I have nothing to say except, “This cat is going to be sooooo famous! I expect to see it everywhere.”

posted in Celebrity, Kitties, OMGWTFBBQ!?, TV | at 10:38 am | 0 Comments
10th August 2008
by Michael

Should I feel a certain way about this?

So, Neil Patrick Harris is gay.  We all know this.  We all know that he’s also one of our current “it boys” — seemingly able to do no wrong whether he’s playing straight on TV (How I Met Your Mother) or at the movies (Harold & Kumar) or doing the song and dance thing with Joss Whedon (Dr. Horrible’s Sing-along Blog) or whatever he wants to do.  So why is there now this little backlash over at Gawker stating that’s he’s “too straight?”  More, why am I hearing about it for the first time on one of my comics blogs where the Occasional Superheroine takes issues with Gawker’s post?  Both sides actually have merit to their argument, and I am at a loss as to where I fall.  Guess it depends on the time of day.  Bravo for Mr. Harris’ success, and it’s always nice to see more successful gay people in the entertainment business.    And come on, he looks pretty hot on that Out Magazine cover.

posted in Celebrity, Homo, Nonsense | at 9:24 am | 2 Comments
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