Posts Categorized: fun stuff

SXSW, Part II

The SXSW Interactive website has a nice feature called “random website”, of which you can click on the link and get a random website that has been entered into the 2004 Web Awards Contest.
This is very entertaining. Rather than work in the half hour before I go bowling tonight, I decided that it would be more fun to see how many of the web award entries I could view in 30 or so minutes.
In years past, there has been a “People’s Choice” feature, where we the viewer/audience could vote for our favortie site of all the candidates, but I can’t find People’s Choice voting on the website this year. While there is a lot of very beautiful and a lot of run of the mill sites, for over all entertainment and content, I am going to vote here for “Turtle TV!”
Ok. I’ll admit it. I am a sucker for anything involving turtles or tortoises…

The Bizarre World of Search Engine Results

Once again, I give you the bizarre results of search engine queries. It never ceases to amuse me how people are looking for p0rn and find this site…
Last 10 queries:
1. nude black honey
2. wonderbread in az
3. black men nude shower
4. orange county “photo boot
5. ms black nude
6. lice dream interpretation
7. cover “anti-flag” “terror
8. Ms. Nude world 2003
9. Black Phoebe
10. Ms. world nude 2003 pics.
Maybe it is my fault for continuing to publish the search engine queries, and then when folks are looking for Ms. … or Mr. …. it is only reconfirmed by the text in posts like this one.
Hey folks who like p0rn: I hope you like this site, even if the only lascivious item is the rear of a Yellow-Rumped Warbler…
Finally, what is up with the wonderbread? in az? Would that be Arizona? Don’t supermarkets in Arizona carry Wonderbread? What is wrong with the world?
;oD

Open invitation to New Year’s Eve in Long Beach

Flock of Goo Goo

You are hearby invited to join us on New Year’s Eve at Alex’s Bar for the New Wave Prom featuring Flock of Goo Goo and Johnny Stab & the Stab Stab Stabs. The cover charge will be surprisingly cheap (under $20).
Flock of Goo Goo is an amazing 80s cover band brought to you by the guys who bring you Manic Hispanic – Steve Soto and Gabby. Rumor has it that Gabby will be Madonna in a wedding dress and Steve will be Robert Smith….
Yours truly will be the Prom Photographer and we will have a cheesy grotto for you to get pics of you, your honey, and your drunk friends.

Freelancing and Holiday Parties

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In my small career as a freelance web designer, I have discovered that I miss a few things about working for a company and on the top of the list is the company holiday party or getting invited to customer parties. Of all the places that I have worked Boston University gave the best holiday party and Kilroy comes in second.
Yesterday afternoon, I was over at Alex’s working with Mr. Hernandez on the promo for the New Year’s Eve New Wave Prom with Flock of Goo Goo and the Alex’s Bar 4th / Barflies.net 5th Anniversary party at the end of Jan (more to come on this event). Towards the early evening, Alex asked me if I was going to the Quiksilver party, next thing I know we were planning to go to the party.
The Quiksilver party was held at a large two-story tilt-up empty warehouse on the west side of the Orange County airport. Even though we got there close to the start of the party, we had to park a good 1/2 mile away. The inside of the huge warehouse building was decorated in 60’s hipster winter wonderland with multiple bars, food stations, low lounging furniture, large screens hung from the ceiling with looped winter snow scenes playing, a big dance floor, and best of all a photo booth.
As evidenced from the photos above, trying to work a newfangled digital photo booth after a couple of cocktails had us both confused.
I had expected the party to be mostly surfer dudes and chicks, but the crowd was all ages and of many different sub-cultures. The people watching was too good, I kept getting distracted from conversations. The DJs played a fun mix, the first band Moving Units was an odd mix of 80s new wave with hipster emo-indie, I don’t remember Ima Robot, but we left just as Modest Mouse was being announced.
All in all, it was a good party and it was good fun to see who one would run into.

More Search Results

The ways that folks find this blog via search engines never ceases to amaze and amuse me. These are the search engine keywords that folks entered today. How Ms. Nude keeps coming up is beyond me, maybe because I keep talking about it as a funny search keyword set…. ;o)
Last 10 queries:
1. birthday party pics 2003
2. ms nude
3. gamecock pinata
4. Black Phoebe
5. black phoebe
6. 7408F61AC075F4F35CCDC4537
7. thumbnails of ballet clas
8. mr & ms nude 2003
9. stories about “The Harp
10. Black phoebe