Lizmas Through the Ages
easilyportable: 10. Robert Louis Stevenson When the celebrated author died, he left his friend Annie H. Ide his birthday. Ide had previously complained to Stevenson about the inconvenience of being born on Christmas, so the writer left her November 13th as a new birthday provided she take care of it with “moderation and humanity… the said birthday not being so young as it once was.” via CNN...
One of my theories is that men love with their eyes; women love with their ears.– Zsa Zsa Gabor (via katrinam: meredithnyc)
An interview with Kiptyn from The Bachelorette →
E: Who is going to be the next bachelor? K: Mike Fleiss, the creator of the show, said last week that it will be either Reid, Jake, or myself. I swear on my life I don’t know. Hmm.. looks like I’d better starting filming my audition video in case it’s Reid…
My Name is Roger, and I'm an alcoholic →
And now for some Sunday night sobriety: A really, really interesting and powerful article about Roger Ebert’s experience with Alcoholics Anonymous. Definitely worth the read. (HT jcberk)
Things for which I will not apologize...
(Just a random Sunday list for you to learn more about your favorite Liz Lemon.) -I love chick flicks. Not to be a cliche, but a good romantic comedy will almost always get me into a theater- no matter how cheesy. Bonus points if it stars Patrick Dempsey or involves a love affair with New York. -I hate Nutella. I know, I know, but I can’t stand hazelnut flavors and that includes...
TINA Fey is vacationing on Fire Island. The “30 Rock” star has been spotted in...– for LizLemon, obvi (via) (via meredithnyc) Ah! So close to us! (Not really.)
OMG! I completely forgot about the Emmy's.
chatter: Currently cancelling my evening plans to curl up on the couch and watch 30 Rock sweep the competition. LOVE IT. UM. The Emmy’s are not on tonight. The Daytime Emmy’s are. But not the actual real normal “shows I care about” Emmy’s. Right? Please don’t scare me like that.
ohhleary: So today I went out for drinks with lizlemon and meredithNYC. Or really, just a drink. The bar we were supposed to go to was really crowded, so we decided to go to a different bar. I took it easy and had just one beer. Then I went to a bar to watch the Red Sox game and they won. I went upstairs afterwards for a friend’s going away party. They had free deep-fried mac and cheese bites....
The Baby-Sitters Club movie is on.
katoleary: Guess I’m not writing those essays after all. Shameless confession: I own this on DVD because it’s one of my favorites. Feel free to unfollow.
It’s a wonder we’re all still gainfully employed.– Lemon to me and O’Leary (via meredithnyc) (About all of our combined internet activities.)
Definitely, Maybe is on HBO...
There goes my productivity…
Is Elizabeth snuggling? Yes, yes she is.– Another quote from last night. Eff.
Can I eat shrimp? Because a shrimp BLT sounds really good…– FIFTEEN year vegetarian, folks.
Um I know a lot of girls who are going to be super... →
meredithnyc: Emily Blunt will marry John Krasinski. And I am one of them. BOO.
I would work harder, longer hours than I do now. But at least I’d be happy.– ohhleary: If I won Mega Millions Oy. What would you do if money was no object?
They should change the name to ‘blonde is better.’– Ashley, on Redhead.
Your Friday morning YAY!
The Style Network approved a sophomore season of its reality series Giuliana & Bill, following the lives of real-life newlyweds Giuliana and Bill Rancic who live 2,000 miles apart. Giuliana is an entertainment news reporter for E! in Los Angeles while Bill is an author/professional speaker based in Chicago. Production on the second season begins in September. The series is produced by...
zachlinder: hey can i ask your advice on something?
zl: first promise you'll never elbow me in the genitals again.
me: I promise
Going to Art&Soul next Thursday with Lemon and co.
easilyportable: Yessss. Droool. SO. EXCITED.
Bobbybigwheel is back!
(In response to this, which still has me all riled up.) bobbybigwheel: At least Republicans would never countenance a person rising through the political ranks solely due to famous family name, social ties and money. Even if that person had problems with substance abuse and drinking and driving.
I mean... I didn't act this way when Strom...
I didn't see this yesterday...
But here is the Facebook status of the person who asked to stay with me this weekend: “I feel sorry for Sen. Kennedy’s family, for losing their loved one, but I find it hard to mourn the death of a corrupt, professional liar…a drunk…a murderer (or at least someone who committed voluntary manslaughter or criminally negligent manslaughter), and whose life successes resulted...
I hate it when people say, "we're pregnant."
Only one of you is carrying that child for nine months… the other one can drink.
Finally, some fairly reasonable, honest, and... →
Sap alert! But I do love this.
Drinking may make some girls clever, but most get silly.– MeredithNYC Truer words…
and then he said: ‘i didn’t understand any of that but i love listening to...– scenes from my hood: wednesday. I love that. Heart, warmed.
This reminds me of my own parents... →
Who never ever seem to prepare for hurricanes despite living BELOW SEA LEVEL. Sigh.
You can do anything if it’s gentle.– Julia, on laundry…. and life.
"Because obviously watching The Office means coke...
ericasavestheday: You know how we’ll all walk around the city and stare up at those (now empty) luxury condo buildings, wondering who would ever live there? Well, this is who. Best. sex diary. ever. And I read weekly.
I just got a Facebook message from a girl I knew in college, who is two years younger than me, and I only knew through my sorority. We weren’t friends, per se, and haven’t seen each other or spoken to each other since graduating. Yet she messaged me to see if she could stay with me this weekend. Um. After a long explanation as to why, she asked this way: Basically, I’m...
All the restaurants mentioned in Frank Bruni's...
I’ve been to ten. Need to work on this. lrusso: I’ve been to three…I need to step up my game (and my paycheck) Frank Bruni’s Good Tips at the End of His Meals Accademia di Vino Al di Là Bar Boulud Bar Centrale BLT Prime Blue Ribbon Sushi Bar & Grill Buddakan Cafe Cluny Cafe Luxembourg Casa Mono ‘Cesca Cookshop Craft Daniel DBGB Kitchen & Bar Degustation ...
Fox News host Glenn Beck has lost over 30 sponsors since he called President...– CONAN O’BRIEN, The Tonight Show (via the NY Times, inothernews, enjoli, robot-heart-politics, fuddmain, peterwknox)
Just be yourself and do the fake purse grab.– This is my dating advice to everyone. And I think it’s pretty sound, even if I suck at dating.
God I love HIMYM
Lily: Barney, how can you be in love and still be sleeping with anything that moves?
Barney: I'm sorry I don't follow you. That's like saying, "how can an ant carry 20 times its body weight but Root Beer floats are still delicious?" Are the two even related?
Is This the Year We Say "No More" to the Food... →
This is a really important post and the below is a really important article. Please read. nutritionista: Time Article
The ad currently on top of my gmail...
Programs for New Parents - www.jccmanhattan.org/youngfamilies - The Parenting Source of the Upper West Side, visit the JCC! Really? I’m neither Jewish nor a new parent, Google.
You know I never took this thing seriously. In addition, I’ve let the director...– evil Ed Swiderski. RealitySteve strikes again. (via meredithnyc) Gasp! Ed!!
Funny, how a voice says a lot.
Maybe it’s the real Cindy Crawford? Never know. :o) I bet people think I’m a brunette when they’ve only heard my voice… generally, higher voices align with a greater presence of estrogen, which is also tied to blonde hair. So thus, my deep voice probably implies brunette. Hmmmmmmm…. graceinsmallthings: The name of my insurance rep in Tennessee is Cindy...
I bet we all stand in front of each other in line... →
Except street meat. EW.