Monthly Archives: February 2006

Shopping Review: The Address

Few shopping experiences are more depressing than a sale at a second-hand designer clothing store. I went to the sale at The Address, in Santa Monica, in response to the tempting postcard they sent me, describing price reductions of up … Continue reading

Posted in Fashion | 4 Comments

Men are from Mars, and They Want you to Stop Talking

As we all know, women like to talk and men want us to shut up. I’m sure this was an issue for Adam and Eve: She wanted to talk about her day, but he just wanted to unwind and space … Continue reading

Posted in Words | Tagged , | 4 Comments


   Whoever you are, you want Angelina Jolie. You can deny it, but you know it’s true. If you resent sharing such a popular  fantasy and wish you could resist her appeal, I’m here to let you off the hook. You … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrities | 4 Comments

I Love Dick!

   Ultimately, I’m the guy who pulled the trigger. That fired the round that hit Harry. And you can talk about all of the other conditions that existed at the time. But that’s the bottom line. And there’s no, it’s … Continue reading

Posted in News | 2 Comments

Head Lice : Too Icky for the Rich and Famous?

   Hair Fairies is “the only full-service salon in Los Angeles and Manhattan dedicated to removing head lice in a kid-friendly environment” and whoever came up with the idea to offer this service is a godamm genius. Head Lice is … Continue reading

Posted in Rants | 1 Comment

Ventriloquist’s Dummy Phobia!

There’s nothing better than a weird phobia, don’t you think? While Fear Of Clowns seems pretty common, it’s nice to know that Ventriloquist’s Dummies inspire enough dread to be listed in the pantheon of modern phobias. “Imagine what your life … Continue reading

Posted in Disorders | 4 Comments

Be More Afraid

Two employees of a surveillance company have been implanted with microchips, using the same technology that tracks supermarket items.   VeriChips  are Radio Frequency ID tabs that track an individual item (or now, person) by transmitting information to a “reader device” that … Continue reading

Posted in News | 3 Comments

Oh How We Laughed!

Sophisticates that we are, my best friend and I nearly killed ourselves laughing at this clip from a British game show. I just tried watching it again: same result.

Posted in Words | 1 Comment

Most Sickening Sentence: Frontrunner for 2006 Award!

It’s only February, but reading about the James Frey debacle in the Los Angeles times, I came upon this stunner, describing Frey’s literary  manager (who has dropped him like a hot potato): “Kassie lives in a world of smart and tasteful … Continue reading

Posted in Words | 1 Comment

The Walrus Was Paul

Sure, you know that, but did you know that HEATHER IS JOHN?!   Just get a nice photo of Heather Mills McCartney and with your black sharpie, darken her hair and add some little “granny” glasses. Voila!   Paul married John!   True … Continue reading

Posted in Celebrities | 1 Comment