Friday, March 31, 2006

awe yeeah

to my great delight youtube has clips (and entire episodes) from one of my favorite shows of all time- the state. for those of you who may not remember, or may not have ever known of it's existance, the state was a sketch comedy show on mtv. it was sandwhiched somewhere between beavis and butthead and liquid television, and is one of the more brilliant shows i have seen on tv. and i have watched a LOT of tv.

for your viewing pleasure: $240 worth of pudding.

now will you please excuse me while i kiss the sky.

Saturday, March 25, 2006

white trash williamsburg

i don't even have to explain my horror.

saturday south dakota blog

thanks so much rachel for sending me this article on some of the sioux response to south dakota's infuriating law against women.

i applaud ms. cecilia fire thunder, who stated she would set up a planned parenthood clinic on her reservation that would be out of state juristiction.

just for fun, let's look at some of south dakota's state symbols!

some personal favorites:
their state insect is the honey bee - i've never heard of a state having a representative insect.

the coyote is their state mammal (their wording is "animal", but they already have a bird, fish, and insect) - apparently predatory animals are highly valued in good ol' south dakota. shocking.

the state fossil is the triceratops - surely though most think it an evil giant landbeast that god banished to extinction about 6,000 years ago.

and the state sport is rodeo - mommas, don't let your babies grow up to be assholes.

Wednesday, March 22, 2006

fridge worthy

so i've been socialized in such a way that the only means of keeping my self worth at the bare minimum is to receive praise of some sort. and because i am a total narcissist i need a lot. most of my life this has come indirectly through academic achievement, so i've measured my self esteem based on grades.

imagine my surprise and utter delight, then, when i received a 98 on my stats midterm. now mind you, i have been performing well below my average since i got to grad school despite working diligently (ok maybe just in ONE class...but i worked hard dammit). now i know that grades aren't necessarily a measure of intelligence. they are a measure of how well you can answer questions. but rest assured that's not going to stop me from doing a sassy little dance around my room.

Tuesday, March 21, 2006

sorry immune system

it might have been the all-nighter i pulled sunday, it might have been lack of warm clothes on days when the temperatures dropped dramatically in a matter of hours, and it might be that everyone else is doing it so why can't i. i'm being hit with some spring bug, or maybe bird flu. who knows. whatever.

i got a serious kick out of the 10 reasons why liberal men are better in bed from

my personal favorite:
6. Size. It is absolutely, positively, 100 percent true that Republicans are bigger dicks who trigger the gag reflex.

Monday, March 20, 2006

but i'll just put it off

a list of things i would like to do right now:

-take a nap
-go to the gym
-upload more alaska photos
-have a glass of wine

i list of things i need to do:

-write up a paper topic
-get groceries and other necessary items
-clean my room
-unpack my suitcase (it's been sitting around for a week now)
-buy lightbulbs

and yet, i will somehow manage to fritter away my evening.

Sunday, March 19, 2006

i learned alot about myself today

ok - so i'm playing this little game dr. brazen hussy and the lovely la blonde posted. because i loves me some time wasters. it's an mp3 magic 8 ball ... my RCA Lyra Jukebox feels loved.

the gist of it: Go to your music player of choice and put it on shuffle. Say the following questions aloud, and press play. Use the song title as the answer to the question. NO CHEATING.

How does the world see you?

Girl - Tori Amos (so i've been everybody else's girl, eh?)

Will I have a happy life?

Quiet - The Smashing Pumpkins (mm'ok)

What do my friends really think of me?

London Rain - Heather Nova (awwwe nothing heals me like you do)

Do people secretly lust after me?

Hummer - The Smashing Pumpkins (HA)

How can I make myself happy?

Mistur - Sigur Ros (what's that supposed to mean? they don't even sing in a real language)

What should I do with my life?

Laguna Sunrise - Black Sabbath (so i should bite off the heads of small mammals then? goodbye grad school!)

Will I ever have children?

(i laughed so hard at this it startled my cat)

Help Me - Joni Mitchell

What is some good advice for me?

4 degrees - Tool (way to be dark and mysterious, maynard!)

How will I be remembered?

(ok i need to get rid of some of my ex's music- but the mp3 player doesn't lie)

Transformers (Deceptacon Remix) - Gigas (more than meets the eye!)

What is my signature dancing song?

Dueling Banjos - Charlie Daniels Band (yeeeehaw! i do likes me a hodown i reckon)

What do I think my current theme song is?

Superman Song - Crash Test Dummies (hell yeah! mmm mm mm mm)

What does everyone else think my current theme song is?

Rap Superstar - Cypress Hill (it must be all the bling i'm wearing)

What song will play at my funeral?

Triad - Tool (i guess i can live with that...or more appropriately die with that)

What type of men/women do you like?

(what the?!)

Transformers AGAIN? (very very funny...i thought i had repeat OFF. but i will admit that robots in disguise are hot)

What is my day going to be like?

Living a Boy's Adventure - A-ha (well now that 's just silly)

Tuesday, March 07, 2006

who wants to live in south dakota anyway?

Gov. Micheal Rounds of South Dakota signed the anti-abortion bill into law.

Making South Dakota one of the more recent states to give women the finger.

I can only say right now that I have some very strong feelings against this man. And it seems inapropriate to state what I feel he deserves.

This only augments my current aggitation with the world. Last night I decided I would get a snappy hair trim and some bangs before going to the upcoming conference in Anchorage, but instead got my hair mangled by a woman whose name starts with Peg and ends with gy at my friendly neighborhood International Haircutters. Really I don't understand why I can't get a decent haircut in this town.

Not that I blog much anyway, but I will be far away from my computer for the next few days. It's conference time again, meaning I'll be spending four days schmoozing, drinking, taking in the sights of Alaska, and maybe just learning something.