Monthly Archives: July 2013

Day Above Ground’s ‘Asian Girlz’ music video is so racist, but it’s OK because they have an Indonesian bassist

What the hell is this?

This originally had a disclaimer, but they deleted it.

So by appreciating Asian women, you assume all women from all parts of Asia are the same, go for their slanty eyes and yellow thighs and all that jazz. Just because you have a token Asian dude doesn’t make it OK. Token Asian dude doesn’t work that way. And shame on that Indonesian dude.

Plus, this song isn’t even good.

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Yes! ‘Under the Dome’ is coming back for season 2 in 2014

I am so excited! I loved the book and despite the show being different from the book now, I am still excited to see this grow.

I loved the story and even though people will say The Simpsons did it first, this idea was born in the 1970s and now has taken a life of its own.

It’s a perfect summer series. I dig it. I’m happy! Maybe they’ll incorporate some of the stuff they eliminated from the book. Like the kids calling Julia “Miss Shumway” or maybe even some more evil from Junior and Big Jim.

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Just bought the new Selena Gomez album ‘Stars Dance’ and I am actually enjoying it a lot

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I’ve been a fan of Selena Gomez since her days on Wizards of Waverly Place. It was a silly show but with my mind wandering and needing background noise the show was a good thing to have. Since then, I’ve liked how she’s evolved as an entertainer — given that the Disney alum track record hasn’t been very clean.

Now it’s just become a fun guilty pleasure for me. I still enjoy my rock and gangsta rap, but I still need my pop and she’s my fix. I own all her albums and I think that this is one of her best works. This is not her best work, but after listening to it all day, I think that I can say that she’s taken her music to a whole new level. The songs are catchy and some are really fun to possibly sing in the car.

I still need to give it a little more listens but I must say that I am really enjoying this. I thought that going solo would be a big transition for her but I think she’s got a lot of great potential in the future.

And this ends my fanboying. Now just photos of the packaging of the album.

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Is Darren Rovell mean or did he just choose his words poorly?

Darren Rovell is a smart guy. He tweets out smart information on the finances and other things of sports. But every now and then, he’ll tweet something showcasing how uninformed he is.

This morning, he tweeted this:

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Comic-Con: ‘Under the Dome’ Screens Upcoming Fifth Episode at Panel

Samuel:

That’s dirty. They screen it without me. Then they tell me that what I read in the book will be completely different in the show. How dare you do this to me?

Originally posted on Variety:

CBS gave fans of their new hit series “Under the Dome” a screening of the show’s fifth episode over 24 hours in advance of the rest of the country on the last day of Comic-Con.

In short, the episode continues to flesh-out the mysteries surrounding the many characters that inhabit the town of Chester’s Mill, this time within the context of the military bringing family members and friends to visit their loved ones who are still captive under the dome. But this welcome development actually has a sinister purpose, and this provides the central conflict that drives the drama for the main characters. A blooming romance between Barbie (Mike Vogel) and Julia (Rachelle Lefevre) is heavily implied, while the relationship between Big Jim (Dean Norris) and his son, Junior (Alexander Koch), continues to be a perfect example of father-son dysfunction in the extreme. Teenager Norrie (Mackenzie Lintz)…

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Chipotle’s Twitter was hacked or just them being foolish?

I’ve eaten at Chipotle twice ever in my life. I felt regret both times after eating there. I am not a fan of them. But I don’t hate them.

On Twitter today, they’ve now confused me even more.

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Where has the time gone? The blog was born three years ago today

3Yearz.

Crazy to think that this blog is celebrating three years old today.

I started this blog because I had stopped my livejournal and needed a fresh start to blog about things that matter but not necessarily PG-13. I’ve done so. But three years is pretty impressive for a blog that has over 700 entries.

I was at a strange part in my life in 2010 when this blog began. I was moving back home from San Jose and going through a lot of emotional deal. Then it was work and travel and all that nuts.

And three years later, I am still the same and pretty much changed. I don’t think I’m going to read back on my entries, but it’s been a fun and crazy journey. Three years is pretty good. Three more years maybe? We can do it!

 

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