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Some cool things about Las Vegas

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1. There are no helmet laws here, so you can tell if the guys riding the motorcycles are cute or not before you get all excited about them.

2. It’s legal to give away alcohol, so if you’re gambling, you get free drinks. Oh, and you can drink the alcohol wherever you want — the hotel, the casino, the street, the mall, etc.

3. If you’ve got some extra time around sunset, you can pop in a good CD and drive around the south side of the 215 watching the airplanes take off while the mountains fade from red to purple and the lights begin to glow on the Strip.

The Best Valentine’s Day Ever

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Some reasons why yesterday was the best Valentine’s Day ever:
1. I had chocolate chip pancakes for breakfast.
2. I went for a 3-mile run.
3. I got lay in the hammock outside in the sun for a bit with Cosmo and a huge glass of water in my shorts and a bathing suit top.
4. I live in a place with palm trees.
5. I watched one of the coolest episodes of JAG ever from Season 3. (Harm and Mac KISSED!)
6. Even though you can only take 5-minute showers here in Nevada, at least I got to wash my hair with my new Bumble & Bumble Alojoba shampoo and conditioner that my parents gave me as a V-Day present.
7. My hair smelled nice for the rest of the day.
8. Even though I lost $55, I looked like a badass playing Blackjack for awhile at Caesar’s.
9. I must have looked damn hot when I went out last night because when I sat down next to my aunt at the Wheel of Fortune slot machine, she jumped because she didn’t recognize me!
10. The only silly boy I had to worry about all day was Franky Pockets.

If you…

By fabio the hamster, las vegas, lists 6 Comments

If you think you can move to the desert and moisturize less than three times per day, you are wrong.

If you think you can find a job in Las Vegas in less than one week just because there are so many jobs here, you are also wrong.

If you own a Home Depot and you think it is acceptable to play love songs constantly in your store, you are extremely wrong.

If you are driving a green SUV from Colorado in Las Vegas and you think it’s a good idea to cut me off on Flamingo, you are damn wrong.

If you clicked on that link to try to see an Osama video and infected your poor computer with tons of spyware even though I nicely warned you not to, you are an idiot.

If you are a hamster and you have opted to discontinue boisterous nocturnal activities due to the removal of your exercise wheel, you are damn lucky because you won’t have to worry about me contemplating flushing you down the toilet tonight.

If you think I would actually consider taking my clothing off for money and/or do not believe that I was joking about it on my away message, and if you actually IMed me to say so, you have some serious issues.

If you are a security gate attendant and you think that a Jersey girl won’t bite your head off for not being cooperative about her having to get home to change into some running clothes after a long day of fruitless job-searching just because of an expired visitor’s pass, you are in for a big surprise.

Oh, and if you think I would really flush that stupid rat down the toilet, you are just sick. It may be loud, but it’s furry and cute and it sleeps in a little plastic TV.

Favorite Songs of 2003

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After much contemplation, here is my list of the top 50 songs of 2003:

1. “Ignition” (remix) – R. Kelly
2. “Hey Ya!” – OutKast
3. “F**k It (I Don’t Want You Back)” – Eamon
4. “Get Busy” – Sean Paul
5. “Addicted” – Simple Plan
6. “Powerless (Say What You Want)” – Nelly Furtado
7. “Who Wouldn’t Wanna Be Me” – Keith Urban
8. “Calling All Angels” – Train
9. “Bigger Than My Body” – John Mayer
10. “Numb” – Linkin Park
11. “Hey Girl” – O.A.R.
12. “In a Little While” – Uncle Kracker
13. “8 Mile”– Eminem
14. “Bring Me to Life” – Evanescence
15. “When I Look to the Sky” – Train
16. “Laid” – Matt Nathanson
17. “Can’t Stop Loving You” – Phil Collins
18. “The Way You Move” – OutKast
19. “Anthem” – Good Charlotte
20. “Your Body is a Wonderland” – John Mayer
21. “Baby Boy” – Beyonce feat. Sean Paul
22. “In Da Club” – 50 Cent
23. “Lose Yourself” – Eminem
24. “Get Low” – Lil John & The East Side Boyz feat. Ying Yang Twins
25. “Why Don’t You and I” – Carlos Santana feat. Alex Band
26. “This One’s for the Girls” – Martina McBride
27. “The Scientist” – Coldplay
28. “If You’re Not the One” – Daniel Bedingfield
29. “Crazy In Love” – Beyonce feat. Jay-Z
30. “Gimme the Light” – Sean Paul
31. “Me Against the Music” – Britney Spears feat. Madonna
32. “Headstrong” – Trapt
33. “I Hate Everything About You” – Three Days Grace
34. “I Miss You” – Blink-182
35. “American Girls” – Counting Crows
36. “Harder to Breathe” – Maroon5
37. “The Boys of Summer” – The Ataris
38. “White Flag” – Dido
39. “More to Life” – Stacie Orrico
40. “Stacy’s Mom” – Fountains of Wayne
41. “Hit That” – The Offspring
42. “The First Cut is the Deepest” – Sheryl Crow
43. “Someday” – Nickelback
44. “Where is the Love?” – Black-Eyed Peas
45. “Breathe” – Michelle Branch
46. “Times Like These” – Foo Fighters
47. “Here Without You” – Three Doors Down
48. “So Far Away” – Staind
49. “Out of Control” – Hoobastank
50. “Why Can’t I” – Liz Phair

What are some of your favorites?

Pros and Cons of Parties

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Work Parties:
Pros – Food, beer, wine, etc.
Cons – you don’t know anyone unless it’s your work party, people talk about computers

Fraternity Parties:
Pros – beer, music, fraternity boys
Cons – fraternity boys, freshman girls

Parties at Bars:
Pros – you can drink whatever you want
Cons – you have to pay for it

Parties at Your Own House:
Pros – you can get totally wasted, and not have to scam a ride anywhere afterwards
Cons – you have to clean – before AND after, you usually have to invite lots of family, you have to buy the food and beer, people might puke in your bathroom, people blame you if it sucks

Outdoor Parties:
Pros – grilled food, pools, it doesn’t matter if you spill stuff, outdoor parties are usually casual and fun and involve fireworks in the summer
Cons – bugs

Formal Parties:
Pros – you get to get all dressed up, dancing, champagne, meeting new people
Cons – you have to get all dressed up

Holiday Parties:
Pros – decorations, yummy food
Cons – too much fattening food, holidays cause too much pressure to have perfect parties that never turn out that way

Birthday Parties:
Pros – cake, presents, candles, everyone comes to see YOU
Cons – you get older, and if it’s your 21st, you will probably puke

Any other kinds of parties you can think of?