Monthly Archives: October 2008

How to survive a haunted house

In honor of Halloween, I decided to visit a few haunted houses. You know the kind where someone jumps out at you from the darkness and screams at you with a not-so-friendly, I-am-really-hungry, look on their face. My least favorite experience involved a man in a hockey mask chasing me and my friends with a bogus chainsaw, it sounds like a real chainsaw and smells like one too. So here are my tips for surviving one of these phony haunted houses. If you plan on attending one you may want to go to the bathroom first so you can avoid any unwanted accidents. Continue reading

Courtenay Semel Wants You to Google

 

In a recent altercation, one that is costing Courtney Semel a lawsuit, the daughter of Terry Semel, the former CEO of Yahoo, allegedly assaulted a security guard at a Vegas night club.  to add insult to injury, she insisted that the secruity guard “google” her.

This happened last August at the PURE nightclub in Caesars Palace, Las Vegas.  The security guard, Jaroslaw Jarczok claimed Courtenay Semel was getting a little out of hand.  After an agree could not be reached about Semel leaving the club, Jarczok cuffed Courtenay.  It is then than Semel struck Jarczok in the face and and told Jarczok, “Do you even know who I am fucking idiot?  Google me, you dumb fuck.” Continue reading

Layaway makes a rapid return

While watching television recently, I stumbled across a K-Mart commercial advertising their layaway program. My first thought was, ‘Oh crap, are we really going back to putting things on layaway?’ I was under the impression that layaway was resting in a grave somewhere in the Middle East. I had heard that Wal-mart and quite a few other large national retailers and abolished the program all together. I am left wondering if any of these retail chains are planning on bringing the layaway program back. Continue reading

Layaway makes a rapid return

While watching television recently, I stumbled across a K-Mart commercial advertising their layaway program. My first thought was, ‘Oh crap, are we really going back to putting things on layaway?’ I was under the impression that layaway was resting in a grave somewhere in the Middle East. I had heard that Wal-mart and quite a few other large national retailers and abolished the program all together. I am left wondering if any of these retail chains are planning on bringing the layaway program back. Continue reading

Ulysse-Nardin Genghis Khan

 

Sometimes high-end watches really reflect a watch being art.  The Genghis Khan Complications watch from Ulysse-Nardin is one of those watches.

The hand carved figures on the black onyx dial are 18 ct. gold.  The Tourbillon is visible and integrated into the watch face in a way that lends greatly to a piece that is already a work of art. Continue reading