In which I seal my fate as a nerd
I’ve recently been given access to a certain kind and obliging roommate’s netflix account. Said kind and obliging roommate also tends to force me to watch documentaries on Asia. The coersion normally goes something like this: “Yo, you should watch this documentary. It’s on Netflix.” ”What is it about?” “North Korean gymnasts who live...
"I'll take the Toy Story 3 Short Term Disability...
Has anyone else been noticing an increase in ads that use universal [Western] childhood concepts? Does anyone else even notice ads? Wait, don’t answer that. Because I [clearly] enjoy sharing mundane details about myself with you I will tell you that I love the following things: Children’s picture books Toy stores [this excludes ToysR’Us, which I consider to be a giant container of nightmare,...
Texas, I'm going to need you to get with the times
Roommate: We are getting [frozen] yogurt tonight.
Me: You read my mind.
Roommate: Let's get married in every state but Texas.
Me: But then I can't wear my cowboy boots.
This has been stuck in my head
for two weeks Specifically the beginning. Specifically the beginning used in all Coca Cola ads these days for the Open Happiness campaign. Brilliant.
"The only place you'll find the perfect person,...
Or retailers, apparently. I’ll admit, they got me. And they went right for the ovaries. This commercial is brilliantly executed and does not overstep into full-fledged disturbing cheesiness. It made me want to settle down, have tiny Pollocks (as in children, not fish) and have my own wistfully emotional life theme song. And to be honest, other than the theme song, none of those things...