Thursday, September 25, 2008

Ten Seconds to Love 0:71

Take it or leave it, but it sure is an audacious reflection (not to mention hilarious).

"Pam (Anderson) is the contemporary Marilyn Monroe, inadvertently illustrating which aspects of human desire can evolve (and which aspects never will).
She's never been a person, and I'm glad. Pam doesn't just have sex with guys; Pam fucks reality.
Madonna is an unsuccessful sexual icon because she desperately wants to be a sexual icon. Pamela Anderson is the perfect sexual icon because she wants to have sex. You think that makes her dumb? Well, maybe you're right. But how smart are you while you're having sex? What part of sex is "intellectual"? Certainly none of the good parts."

Chuck Klosterman

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Not new News, but...

The downloaded version of Feed The Animals has been out for months, but the actual album or "lawsuit waiting to happen" is due out this October. You've got to give some credit to Mr. Gillis considering his impressive range; the guy is mixing Tom Petty and Of Montreal on one track, and Jay-Z and Radiohead on another. Keep on GirlTalkin', bro.

Tuesday, September 23, 2008

What's Up, Tiger Lily?

Call me trite, but Christ, I love Woody Allen. I seem to relate to male talent so much more than female. Fitzgerald, Posen, Klosterman...I feel so terribly guilty saying it, but I can't remember the last time I found something genuinely relative in a piece of work done by a woman. Alright, this was not the intended direction of this post so moving on... these excerpts from the Spanish Diary are yet another reason why I love Woody Allen. And, if I needed one more, his next film Whatever Works (out in 2009)stars Larry David. I have a feeling some authentic laughter will result from this comic Jewish duo (really, how could it not?).

In New York a couple of weeks ago, Zac Posen revealed his 2009 Spring collection, and as usual, it was marvelous. It was tough to choose which pieces I was most thrilled with, but the photos below showcase some of the best designs from the collection.

As a side note, I got accepted to the post-grad program I applied to at George Brown for HR Management. Considering the majority of my friends have recently made the move to Toronto, I am looking forward to moving there this January for school (as well as a few other various reasons including partying/shopping/live shows/getting the fuck out of London). Look out, here I come.

Thursday, September 18, 2008

Who Knew?

This weekend’s LOLA Festival has a decent lineup, it is right here in London, and it’s FREE! I am particularly looking forward to seeing Do Make Say Think, as well as Holy Fuck; the nightly after parties at Call The Office may also be a good time. Bring on the Canadian Talent.

Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Eleven Soldiers

Apologies in regards to my recent hiatus, but I have apparently been quite busy doing heaps of useless but entertaining tasks. A few updates:

1) For the first time in a long while, I am single.

2) (Sadly) I have been neglecting to update my blog on

3) (Gladly) I currently value the company of friends more than ever before.

4) The decision to put a Jeff Koons exhibit on display at Versailles has crossed the fine line between "fresh" and distasteful. His work is over-rated at the best of times, and his conceit is nothing if not obvious. Truly offensive.

5) After Sex, Drugs and Cocoa Puffs, I am under the presumption that Chuck Klosterman and I may, in fact, share the same cerebral cortex.

6) I wish I could get over the stigma I have associated with attending college for post-grad.

7) I have just started Dawkins' The God Delusion (I know, I know, it's about time). So much for intelligent design...

That being said:

Thursday, September 4, 2008

An Ending of Sorts

I want to smile and laugh and feel excitement. I want to roll around on the floor and be silly and feel the wetness of happy tears roll down my face. I want adventure and exploration and spontaneity. I want to let go, and play dress up and achieve fundamental happiness based on passion rather than practicality. I want to dance and sing to good music while wearing over-sized shirts and painting walls extraordinary shades of apricot or eggplant. I want to

An Ending
The last 1/5 of my life has brought nothing but great times, self-discovery and unforgettable memories. Thank you for making me feel adequate about being myself and nothing else; I hope I have done the same for you.

V-Fest this weekend. The good company of 10 friends, music, sun and probably some beverages. Cannot wait for the fun to commence.