Wednesday, November 30, 2005

Gwen Stefani Concert Recap - with pictures*

My sister and I went to the Gwen Stefani concert at Arrowhead Pond in Anaheim on Monday night. Yay! I'll try to remember the song order the best I can.

*Except not with pictures. The girl at the 1-hour photo lab opened the machine when the film was still inside. Most of the pictures were ruined. Someone get me a digital camera for Christmas, please?

The opening act was M.I.A. Good, but not really my thing.

Gwen stared a little bit after 9:00pm. The first song was "Harajuku Girls." The white curtain went up to show the band in place and the words Harajuku Lovers flashing on the stage. Gwen's Harajuku Girl posse came out. Gwen rised out of the stage on a throne, much like the cover of her cd. She was wearing a off-white ruffle-y costume like the costumes from the "What You Waiting For?" video.

The next song was "What You Waiting For?" I love that song and it sound great live and the whole audience boppin' along with Gwen. When the song was over she sunk back down thru the stage trap door.

The big screen behind the stage showed scenes of Gwen frolicking on the beach. She then came up from the stage wearing a red old fashioned/1950s style bathing suit and sang "The Real Thing." My sister said she saw Gwen trip, but I didn't notice anything. :)

This is were I start to get confused about the song order. I think "Crash" was next. She was wearing a black and white jumpsuit and a bandana on her head.
Gwen: When I say "back it up, back it up" you say "you got it, you got it"


Gwen: Hello Anaheim!
Audience: *SCREAM*
Gwen: I don't think you understand the situation. I'm from fucking Anaheim!

Next I believe was "Luxurious." She took off the jumpsuit jacket and had a black tank top underneath.
Gwen: Here's a weird song. It was one of the last songs I wrote with Tony[Kanal of No Doubt]. When I told him I wanted to do a dance album he told me to go out and do it. I never was supposed to tour with it, but you guys kept buying the album and kept pulling me out here.

Next was "Danger Zone." She jumped around all over the stage during the song.

After that was "Long Way to Go." Gwen and the dancers sat on the stage because it is a Serious Song. She left the stage and the bass player sang a solo.

I think she sang "Cool" next. She came up from the stage wearing a sexy spaghetti strap sparkly silver dress.
Gwen: I know we're-
Audience: Cool!

Next was a song that was not on the cd. The dancers were dressd up like toys and Gwen had a red jacket, like what a ringmaster wears and black shorts. The big screen behind the stage showed circus scenes.

After was "Rich Girls." She change in to a blue pirate coat. The jolly roger waved on the big screen. Eve's part of the song was skipped.

Or was "Cool" here?

Next was "Serious." The dancers were dressed as nurses and doctors and pulled Gwen out on a stretcher. She wore a black and white striped shirt and black shorts. She mimed "hot" and "fever" a lot.
Gwen: This is a stupid song, but spell it out anyway. S-E-R-I-O-U-S

Next was another song not on the cd. It went something like "I'm an Orange County girl in an extra ordinary world." Pictures of Gwen as a kid and Anaheim landmarks (Disneyland!) flashed on the big screen.

Gwen introduced the band and dancers.

The last song was "Bubble Pop Electric." There were bubbles

Gwen, the band and the dancers took a bow and the curtain came down.

A minute later a marching band came down the aisles. The curtain opened again. Gwen was wearing a drum major's uniform. She sang "Hollaback Girl" for the encore. She asked for "all her girls to come down." We all did, of course. She hugged a few of the fans that made it to the stage, waved and left.

An empty stage :(

My sister and I hung around the stage and took pictures of ourselves (one survived). One on the dancers came out and was taking pictures with fans. I'll assume it was Music because she had a big "M" on her cheerleader costume. She asked the fans to wait a moment and ran off to hug a guy that I'll assume was her boyfriend. I had to step out of her way so she could go back to take pictures with the fans. I was that close to a Harajuku Girl!

ETA: I did get a digital camera for Christmas! Also, a couple of days after the concert is was announced that Gwen was pregnant. So, Gwen was pregnant at the time of this concert. As a crazed fan, this makes me feel special :)

Monday, November 28, 2005

Romance By You

Make your own romance novel

Pick a story and click on a free preview to see a romance novel with you in it!

Medieval Passion describes the timeless romance of the ever so whimsical Lady LilyFair and Hugh Jass, heir to one of the largest, most magnificent estates in all of England.

Saturday, November 26, 2005

Pretty Fantasy Art

Warning: nudity

The site is in German so I don't know what is going on so just look at the pretty pics. Great for icons and avatars!

Wednesday, November 23, 2005

Last night I watched some of the American Music Awards at home, unlike last year were I watched home also, but I watched the red carpet arrivals from the red carpet!

I was this close to Gwen!

And I will be in general vicinity of Gwen again next week at her concert. Go me!

Don't have much to say about the show beacause I missed most of it 'cause I was watching The Amazing Race (damn you Weavers!). But from what I did see:

Was Lindsay Lohan wearing a nightgown?


"The beat of my heart, the beat of my heart, the beat of my heart" seemed to me to be the only words to Hilary Duff's song. According to this I'm not far off.

Monday, November 21, 2005

Sexiest Man Alive Part 2

(See post below for explanation)

Next it is the "Most Wanted"

Jake Gyllenhaal - I think he is more cute and cuddly than sexy

George Clooney - Spinal fluid! Out of his nose!

Orlando Bloom - Elfboy!

Owen Wilson - At first I didn't care for him, but he is definitely growing on me, pouty lips and crooked nose and all

Matt Damon - baby-faced hotty pants

Patrick Dempsey - eh, too squinty

Now there is a bit the full age spectrum of hottness

Adam Brody - My sister's personal favorite

Constanine Maroulis - The only reason I watched that season of American Idol

Derek Jeter - His head is shaped like a Q-Tip

Now a bit about singers

Franz Ferdinand - Alex Kapronos, you sexy bitch

Nick Lachey - He has a funny sqaure-shaped head.

Now the men of now who are popular this very second

Daniel Dae Kim - So he might be abusive and violent, but he has great abs (his Lost character that is)

Denis Leary - I like him, but I'm afraid if I knew him he would saw something snarky and make me cry

Jared Padalecki - My favorite of Rory's boyfriends

Skipping the bits about smart guys (d'oh) and going to the Bad Boys

Johnny Knoxville - Cute, but I would always be worried he would lose a limb in a dumb stunt

Lenny Kravitz - I miss the dreads :(

Russell Crowe - I hates him

Colin Farrell - I hates him too

La la la, skipping comedians and hot guys from around the world and going to sexy tv stars.

Thank goodnes for e.r. with Noah Wyle, George Clooney, and Goran Visnjic

Jesse L. Martin - He was once on a talk show were J.K. Rowling was the other guest. He was squeeling like a fangirl because he got to meet J.K. backstage. I like the thought of tough Det. Green as a HP fan!

Skipping the up and coming hunks cause I've never heard of any of them and going to the guys with tattoos part.

Tyson Beckford -Absolutely Gorrrrrrrrrrrgeous

Then there is a few pages of sons of hunks from the past

Brawley Nolte - Nick Notle's son is a pretty, pretty boy

...and the Sexiest Man Alive section of the magazine ends with a page of pictures of shirtless guys

That was fun

Saturday, November 19, 2005

Analyzing the Sexiest Man Alive

Yesterday People Magazine's Sexiest Man Alive issue arrived in the mail (along with my Madonna cd. Yay). I decided that I needed to study this issue very, very hard. So here are some of my thoughts on some of the guys (can't discuss them allll!) and the results of many google image searches.

First is a retrospect of past sexy men

1985 Mel Gibson - I never liked him and now that it turns out he's crazy I feel very "ha ha told you so!"

1986 Mark Harmon - huh?

1987 Harry Hamlin - who?

1988 John F. Kennedy Jr. - He was handsome *sheds a single tear for the dearly departed hunk*

1989 Sean Connery - Sexy old bastard

1990 Tom Cruise - see Mel Gibson

1991 Patrick Swayze - At first I couldn't believe he was famous enough to be named SMA, but I remembered that was the year of Ghost

1992 Nick Nolte - ewww!

1993 Richard Gere and Cindy Crawford - barf x 2

1994 ? - no guy listed

1995 Brad Pitt - This is back when he was hairy and scraggly looking. He did nothing for me then.

1996 Denzel Washington - Meow! *pounce*

1997 George Clooney - He has been ruined for me forever. A couple of weeks ago he was on a talk show and he was discussing how he injured his back and how spinal fluid was dripping out of his nose. Ewww ew ew ew *dry heaves*

1998 Harrison Ford - He's alright. Indiana Jones on the other hand...if it is wrong to be in love with fictional characters, I don't want to right

1999 Richard Gere - icky

2000 Brad Pitt - he does something for me now!

2001 Pierce Brosnan - Sexy. Dead Sexy

2002 Ben Affleck - Boo! Down with Ben, up with Matt!

2003 Johnny Depp - Oh Johnny, you handsome, unwashed man

2004 Jude Law - A God among mortals


2005 Mattew McConaughey - usually I don't like country boys but for him I'll make an exception

More about the rest of the magazine later

ETA: I've recovered from my Clooney repulsion and now like him even more that before.

Thursday, November 17, 2005

My Favorite Fanfic Author

Even if you usually don't read fanfic I promise you'll love this author anyway.

Let me introduce you to BabyMimi

A sample:

Rachel was crying so hard because Rachel was loving with Ross and Joey was supposed to be loving with Rachel. Gunther came. "Oh Rachel you look so sad." Gunther echoes. "Oh I am so remorseful." Rachel undulated. "Let me render assistance to you." Gunther gave Rachel a tissue.

Rachel blowed Rachel’s nose on the white tissue and it looked gross because there was snot and wet stuff and it was like a moon leaking water. But Gunter loved Rachel so Gunther did not hate Rachel for gross nose snot.


Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Pwang Chung Tonight

Yesterday I was browsing thru the music section at amazon. I was going thru the "P" artists and saw this

Quote That

Since the age of 13 I've kept a small quote notebook. I write quotes from books or movies that I liked. The notebook is finally filled; 52 pages of quotey goodness! I thought I would share some of my favorites. Most are funny, because I love a good one-liner.

Warning: Since this was a private notebook so the proper rules of quotations and citations were ignored. There are misquotes galore!

"Men! Give them a breath and they'll argue with it. - unknown I'm pretty sure it's from a fanfic I read

"There's a name for you ladies but it isn't used in high society out side of a kennel - The Women

"Hand him a ladder so he can get over himself" - Camper, Television Without Pity

"When one's is striding bravely into the future one connot watch one's footing" - Elizabeth Peters, The Mummy Case

"Experts say you should never hit your children in anger. When is a good time? When your feeling festive?"- Roseanne

"He'd been an angel once. He hadn't meant to Fall. He'd just hung around with the wrong people." - Neil Gaiman and Terry Prachett, Good Omens

"Nothing gladens my simple heart like a really big load of cheap crap" - Tim Moore, The Grand Tour

"Religions are just cults with more members" - Neichzte

"In reality there has been only one Christian, and he died on the Cross" - Neichzte

"What good is wearing your favorite rocketship underpants if no one asks to see them?" - Calvin and Hobbes

"I shall call him Squishy and he shall be mine, and he shall be my Squishy" - Finding Nemo

I loved my mummy and with difficulty held back a sudden urge to summon her loudly - Tim Moore, Frost on My Mustache

I took these quotes in 2002-2003. Can you tell I took Philosophy during that time?

More quotes here and here

Madonna vs. Mariah

(I posted part of this elsewhere anonymously)

Tuesday morning I was at amazon ordering the new Madonna cd. At the time there were only a handful of reviews and some of the interesting ones where:

It's Definitely not my Mariah!, November 15, 2005
Reviewer: Viagra Lamb (Los Angeles, CA) - See all my reviews
Mariah Carey is the hottest female singer out there right now. Madonna is an old flop. She's over with! It's over! Please don't buy this album and request to your local radio stations that they NOT play Madonna's songs anymore. She's a bad influence on children. We need better role models like Mariah Carey.

I can't take anyone named "Viagra Lamb" seriously. Also, that last sentence? Funniest thing eva!

Mariah is the new Queen of Pop, November 15, 2005
Reviewer: Shrimp Pasta Lamb (Tampa, FL) - See all my reviews
Madonna is old, ugly, and fading. She can't sing or dance like Mariah. Mariah's Charmbracelet tour was one of the most successful tours of all time. Madonna's Reinvention Tour flopped. This album has ONE good song: Hung Up. The others belong in the trash can. Go away old lady! It's Mimi's turn

Mariah dances? And it's not like Mariah is a young thing either.

A Madonna fan wrote:

MARIAH IS NOTHING compared to MADONNA, November 15, 2005
Reviewer: Alexander W. Groleau - See all my reviews
This is absolutely the best Madonna album. It is her quintessential piece of artwork. While Mariah is around flapping her fat behind on MTV, Madonna continues to actually have a brain. Madonna's work is deeper and more inspiring than even. No one can compare.

lol. Yay, I am a biased Madonna fan.

And now there are more than 200 reviews.

The Godess and Queen of Pop is fully back..Sorry, Mariah, you are not the queen!, November 15, 2005
Reviewer: S. Park (boston usa) - See all my reviews
Hey there it is. People, even including madonna haters and not to mention, mariah fans, have waited for this. well, at the moment or since the time we can't even remember, the US has been overworked and overflown by R&B and Hiphop Rap. now madonna has still done her thing with fresh, sophiticated, and even sensual sound for this album. mariah has called herself that she is the best selling female artist of all time. well she is such a liar and exaggerated ad. in the US, Barbra and Madonna has sold more albums than her. Internationally, Madonna has sold more than her. besides that, mariah is just a R&B yelling and screaming crack as well as a trend follower, while madonna creates something new and tries something fresh out of the system. no doubt that mariah shakes her hand while singing

Uh, yeah, what they said. I think of Mariah as a R&B singer and Madonna as an Dance/Pop singer.

Another Madonna fan speaks directly to Mariah fans:

Look Mariah's fans (aka L.a.m.b. team), it's rather sad you're this desperate, November 15, 2005
Reviewer: Tanu Attajarusit "Tan" (Sydney, Australia) - See all my reviews
If you are going to trash someone, at least be tactful. Your pattern of nicknames and comments is just wayyy obvious, and for once - at least have some guts to use your real names. When Madonna trashes someone, she does it with pride and dignity.

Obviously she is now a real threat as the biggest album/comeback of the year, but you know what, why don't we just sit back and let their music speak for themselves - in a fair and civilised manner. Your dirty tricks are just wayyyy low, that even mariah herself would not want to have anything to do with you. I am infact a Mariah's admirer as she is a great singer, sad that she has some really crook fans.

BTW, I'm totally blown away by her madgesty's new album I'm still quite speechless about it atm lol. Each song has it's brief and simple statement - that is never preachy - something that makes American life an uncomfortable listening to some.

Lol, Madonna stays dignified when trash talking

Yay, the voice of reason:

Great album, she's back!!, November 15, 2005
Reviewer: C. Bright "CMB" (Cincinnati, Ohio) - See all my reviews
First off, Mariah and Madonna do two different types of music. It is stupid to compare them. Why can't we buy both cd's? They are both great in their own particular genre. My favorite song it probably Isaac. Everyone else thought it was weird, but it gets stuck in your head. This album is much better than American Life. I think the album flows well together. I can see all these songs being played in the club if not for the beats alone. I'm a member of Team L.A.M.B. but I can support other artist as well. When you back yourself into a corner, your mind will never expand.

What's Team L.A.M.B? *Googles* Seems they are a group of hardcore Mariah Carey fan that are out to sabotage Madonna's album sales so Mariah can have the best selling ablum.

I have never heard of anything so lame.

Another L.A.M.B. bashing review:

Don't Pay Attention to The Negative Reviews on Amazon, November 15, 2005
Reviewer: Charles Ballard "Open-Minded" (New York City) - See all my reviews
Don't bother reading most of the negative reviews on Amazon for this album...they're all written by the same few people, who are members of the pathetic "TeamLamb", an organization whose website was "dedicated to bringing Madonna down" as well as artists such as The Beatles, Barbra Streisand, and Joni Mitchell. Their website was recently shut-down due to "legal issues" (i.e. slander) and complaints (i.e., the animation of Madonna being thrown off of, then trampled by, a horse). Notice how most of these negative reviews basically say the exact same thing, are only two sentences long, and are all posted by members with names like "G.G" or "C.C." or "B.B."...they're just trying to get as many "one stars" out there as possible.

How icky. And the must be seriously crazy in the head if they are trying to compete with The Beatles

I agree with this kid:

I don't care...., November 15, 2005
A Kid's Review
I am tired of the Mariah VS Madonna race. Madonna has sold more records than any other female recording artist. Ask the Guiness Book of World Records. Period. End of story. And, she's done it by making interesting pop music, challenging and inventive. She has nothing to prove to retarded lambs.

Carey has made the same record for the last 15 years. Over and over and over. Creatively, she never left high school. If you played her singles back to back, you'd never be able to tell them apart.

This record is a jam from start to finish. I can't wait to get it home and crank it on my stereo.

Every Mariah song sounds like the same song. Too bad the song isn't very good.

Someone pulls out their gay creds:

Not Music for the Dance Floor, November 15, 2005
Reviewer: Jerald Skilton "Justjerry" (Seattle) - See all my reviews
Im been going to Gay clubs for 25 years and this is not dance floor music. Madonna you have suckered me in. It's just Madonna with a diffrent beat that nobody I know would dance to.

Haha. An earlier reviewer said he liked it, but didn't love it, possibly because he was not "gay enough." I guess you have to have the right balance of gayness to like this cd. Not to gay. Not to straight. Just right

Anyway, I'll be waiting by my mailbox for my cd!

P.S. Madonna wins!

Sunday, November 13, 2005

God Warrior Bobblehead

Crazy Trading Spouses lady is a Bobblehead!


Friday, November 11, 2005

Thursday, November 10, 2005

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Wednesday, November 9, 2005

Tuesday, November 8, 2005

Saturday, November 5, 2005

Celebmatch uses the scientific method of biorhythms to calculate the compatibilities. Use to calculate your most compatible celebrity love or select a celebrity yourself and will show the compatibility.

Your best matches:
Robbie Keane 99% - Who? *Fires up Google* It seems he's an Irish soccer player
Anders Svensson 98% - Who? *Googles* Hmm...a Swedish soccer player
Rupert Grint 97% - Won won! My British jailbait love!
Thomas Ian Nicholas 96% - Who? *Google Moogle* Hey! It's that annoying kid from Rookie of the Year! Eww!
Garrett Hedlund 96% - Who? *more googling* Some actor

and now the ladies...can't forget the ladies!

Your best matches:
Christine Lakin 100% - I match 100% with Al from Step by Step. How odd
Sara Rue 99% - She's ok
Tatyana Ali 99% - I'm gonna break out into the Fresh Prince of Bel Air theme! In west Philidelphia born and raised...
Carola del Bianco 99% - Who? *google google* Some Argentinean model. I wasn't impressed.
Jeanette Biedermann
98% Who? *google for the last time* A German singer. She was kinda cute

Now the celebs that would pick for myself!

Ewan McGregor:
Physical: 77%
Emotional: 99%
Intellectual: 32%
Total: 70% Oh well, we'll just cry together

Jude Law
Physical: 20%
Emotional: 78%
Intellectual: 72%
Total: 57% - Only 20% on physical? I think he's totally hot! It must be him that thinks I'm totally replusive! *sobs*

Catherine Zeta-Jones
Physical: 77%
Emotional: 70%
Intellectual: 50%
Total: 66% - 66% is a D grade. Boo

Gwen Stefani
Physical: 91%
Emotional: 11%
Intellectual: 95%
Total: 66% - So we would stimulate each other's girly parts then stimulates each other's minds. I'm okay with that!

And I can't think up a 5th person. I am lame.

Thursday, November 3, 2005

Disturbing Google Searches

For expample:

hillbillies inbreds deformed Yep, that's my demographic, all right!

evil lyn's hair But is her HAIR evil too?

jasons car is dum Jason drives? That explains how he always catches up with people to kill them so easily.

final preperations for running a marathon The athens Olympics Committee tralws the Net for last-minute help

ETA: fixed link

Tuesday, November 1, 2005