Signs You’re A New Mom

March 27, 2014 § Leave a comment

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This just in: Henry finally goes down for his last nap of the day and I second guess making myself a snack because I don’t want to waste this time to relax standing up.

Talk about things I never expected to happen.

Goodbye, Liz Lemon

January 30, 2013 § Leave a comment

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After seven years of making me laugh on a weekly basis, 30 Rock is ending. Tina Fey’s masterpiece (yes, I think it deserves that title) and my blog’s namesake will have a one hour season finale tomorrow night. Only a few TV shows have made me laugh in a way that 30 Rock did; including Arrested Development and The Simpsons in the mid-90s. I will really miss this show.

There’s nothing left to do but drown your sorrows in some classic 30 Rock moments on Youtube, and join me (physically or via text message) tomorrow night in watching the series finale at 8:00.

Chocolate chocolate chocolate ack!

Happy Valentine’s, no one:

Jerry Seinfeld:

Night cheese:

P.S. did anyone else almost tear up last week when Kenneth became President of NBC and Liz adopted mini Tracy & Jennas? No? Just Me? G.D., I love that show.

Tina vs Twitter

January 17, 2013 § Leave a comment

I don’t hate Twitter, but I do agree with Tina Fey that having to get a license to have a Twitter account ain’t a bad idea. And yes, please hire her to be the one to grade the tests when she’s finished with 30 Rock (sad face).

Also for you Twitter n00bs:

World’s Coolest Flight Attendant

October 16, 2012 § Leave a comment

I hope my flight attendants on our way to Chicago this Friday are even half as cool as this guy. What a way to brighten up a tedious travel day!

{via Swissmiss}

Number 31

October 10, 2012 § 3 Comments

Yesterday’s birthday was wonderful. Having a birthday on a Tuesday kind of takes the pressure off, you know? Instead of planning anything huge for it, I used my day to its full potential, concentrating on doing what I wanted to do instead of what I should do.

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I woke up at 6:30 to get ready and head into Midtown for Grind’s “Rethink the Interest Graph” at 8:00, which was a talk about online social media content. Noah Brier spoke while I sipped Intelligentsia coffee and ate a bagel.

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I decided to take the 7 train home specifically because I’ve been meaning to take photos of the group of buildings it passes in Long Island City that are absolutely covered in brightly coloured graffiti. Gotcha!

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Daytime was work as usual, but broken up by constant Facebook comments, Tweets, Instagram posts, emails, and phone calls wishing me a happy birthday. You guys sure know how to make a birthday girl (or should I say lady? 31!) feel special. Also thanks to Starbucks for my free birthday drink and don’t mind my yoga hair-do.

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Nick came home early to make me feel even more special. Roses!

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A Howard Wolowitz bobblehead!

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A Kate Spade wallet!!!

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And then we ate pizza.

One of my favourite birthday gifts was just this video of my niece and nephew sent from Jenn. I mean….!!!

I wasn’t called a cougar this year, but what a great birthday. The celebrations continue tonight at a Yankees game as we head into Nick’s birthday tomorrow!

Mitch Hedberg

August 10, 2012 § Leave a comment

The first time I heard Mitch Hedberg‘s goofy observational stand up was driving in a car with my friend Amy Taylor. He was the first comedian I ever wanted to listen to full albums of; his style definitely spoke to me as a silly girl in her early twenties who liked to laugh. At one point, I was listening to him so much at work that I started to talk like him. Unfortunately, by the time I got into him he had already died so I never got to see him live. Lucky for me, he released three comedy records and every once in a while, something like this video pops up.

Lynn Shawcroft was married to Mitch for the last six years of his life and seems pretty funny herself. In this mini-documentary, she remembers some of his quirks, shows us some of his many notebooks, and tells us his secret to writing: write down anything funny and don’t be lazy! Makes sense.

See also: The Mitch Hedberg Joke Collection!

[via Mediabistro]

Record Set: World’s Largest Rainbow Parade

May 1, 2012 § 1 Comment

For those of you wondering how the World’s Largest Rainbow Parade went, let me tell you – in photos!

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We gathered under the Manhattan Bridge to prepare.

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Jessi Arrington, parade founder, gave us a pep talk and went over the parade protocol.

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Jacob Krupnick of Girl Walk All Day got his camera ready to film.

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Soon, we were in rainbow order and escorted by police to the Brooklyn Bridge, where we began our march.

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Shortly after this photo was taken, my camera strap came off and my camera went skidding across the bridge. I put it away until we crossed after that. Luckily it’s fine except for a few dents.

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This is what we looked like from an apartment balcony. (Photo)

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Thanks for getting a picture with me in it, Underground Dining NYC!

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The record was a success! 179 people dressed head to toe in a solid colour marched in the World’s Largest Rainbow Parade.

Sure, it’s an activity you could have easily completed in kindergarten, but what a fun and funny way to spend an early Saturday afternoon. The best part of the event was seeing strangers’ surprised smiles as we passed them on the bridge. I was expected far more annoyed bikers and walkers, but everyone seemed to be genuinely happy to see us! Who says New Yorkers are grumps?

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