September 2008 Blog Posts (229)

Our Favorite Masked Men...The Jabbawockeez are Back!!!: America's Best Dance Crew Tour, Cali Oct 11, 16, 18th

Now that season two of ABDC has passed I can honestly say that there wasn't a team that was as CRAZY/AWESOME as season one's Jabbawockeez! I have been anxiously waiting for them to go on tour and it was music to my years when I heard it announced on MTV! Good… Continue

Added by alice on September 4, 2008 at 9:00am — No Comments

THE WEEKEND EXPERIENCE - MOVIES OPENING 9/5

THE NONSENSICAL ACTION FLICK OF THE WEEK

Bangkok Dangerous

A cold-blooded hit man (Nicolas Cage) heads to Bangkok to pull off four jobs, and winds up falling in love with a local girl and bonding with his errand boy. -© Lions Gate



THE FUNNY ASIAN MOVIE I'D WATCH IN CHINATOWN

Ping Pong Playa

Christopher "C-DUB" Wang is a young… Continue

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Frightening But Beautiful Children: London Born, Toronto Based Artist Ray Caesar

I first saw Ray Caesar's work at the Juxtapoz exhibit in Laguna Beach (see past blog… Continue

Added by alice on September 4, 2008 at 7:00am — 2 Comments

Captain Hook's Walls (Knife Hooks)

These are kinda cool.



KNIFE HOOKS

Accessory hooks for the wall. Easy to install, simply screw the hooks into the wall and hang!

Material: polyurethane + steel plate with welded screws

Size: 14.5cm L x 1.6cm W x 2.6cm D

Available in Matte Black only



Knife Hook - $25 (EACH)

1 SET Knife Hooks - $100 (SET OF 5)

Available here.…

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Added by PANDA JU on September 4, 2008 at 2:30am — No Comments

Bringing a Bit of the Viceroy into Your Home: Graham & Brown Wallpaper

As I stare at my blank white walls, I think about how great it would be to breathe some life into them. Graham & Brown teams up with some great designers to bring us some fresh and exciting wallpapers. The one pictured above is "interactive," meaning you can… Continue

Added by alice on September 3, 2008 at 3:30pm — 2 Comments

Just When You Think the Cameras are Off: Two Conservative Commentators on Palin



From the Huffington Post:

Wall Street Journal columnist and former Reagan speechwriter Peggy Noonan and former John McCain adviser, Time columnist, and MSNBC contributor Mike Murphy were caught on tape disparaging John McCain's selection of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his Vice Presidential running mate.



"It's over," Noonan… Continue

Added by alice on September 3, 2008 at 3:00pm — 1 Comment

How 4 Grown Adults + 1 Three Year Old Kid Do the Exploratorium, SF

Cathy is my sister Carol's best friend from junior high. Throughout high school, they were the ones who made me ditch class, dragging me out of English, driving me to Laguna Beach (while I slept int the back seat) so that we could enjoy a beautiful, sunny day in Laguna… Continue

Added by alice on September 3, 2008 at 12:30pm — 6 Comments

warm up your 8 clap!!!





My dad and I have season tickets to UCLA football and basketball games, and the UCLA/Tenn game was Monday. I had a good feeling about us winning even though we're not even ranked and Tennessee is like 15th... Anyway we won in over time. THE most exciting game I've ever been to. UNBELIEVABLE!



Here is an article about the game so you can read more about this awesome game.













UCLA beats Tennessee in… Continue

Added by Kara on September 3, 2008 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Blair of Gossip Girl Born in Jail

Why do we love this item? Because we love to discover that the stuck-up rich girl is not so primp and proper after all - hence why Cruel Intentions, Gossip Girl, and Princess of Monaco scandals rock, and why the latest news about Leighton Meester, the actress seemingly just as uptown as her character Blair Waldorf on Gossip Girl, also rocks.



This week's Star… Continue

Added by PANDA JU on September 3, 2008 at 11:21am — 3 Comments

John McCain Chooses a Running Mate: Sarah Palin - The Daily Show

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The Reason I'll Watch this Year's VMAs: Host Russell Brand, (MTV Sunday, Sept 7th)

Let me admit something. I am drawn to people with dark pasts. People who have somehow risen from the grave, been given multiple chances at life and managed to climb out of their dark hole to become something in this world. (Think Robert Downey Jr.)



I've watched the Britney/Russell Brand promo spots for the VMAs and besides being happy that Britney is… Continue

Added by alice on September 3, 2008 at 11:00am — 2 Comments

Sienna Miller (enjoy before aging)



Despite her recent troubles ...

I still heart Sienna Miller. She is a good actress for the right roles, just like Lindsay Lohan. Loved her in Factory Girl, Alfie, and who could forget her brilliant couple of minutes in Layer Cake .. just wouldn't let her near my BF is all.



B/W Photoshoot for Russian Elle --…

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Added by PANDA JU on September 3, 2008 at 10:51am — 2 Comments

WEEKEND EXPERIENCE - ART+CULTURE: "I Learned It By Watching You!" by Syndrome

Opening Reception Saturday, 9/6 - 7pm @ Crewest Gallery, Downtown LA

Many of us grew up watching the tube and belong to the MTV generation. For this reason, and because of the modern design, this is the Art+Culture pick for the weekend.



Syndrome’s “I… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 3, 2008 at 9:00am — No Comments

Virgin Media UK Offices

The Virgin Media Group brought in Headline Design to re-brand over 50 buildings from Head Office to call centers throughout the UK. Because the average age of the Virgin Call Center employee was 23, the design team named the new work environment ‘Our Neighborhood’ in attempt to shift workers’ thinking from ‘them’ to ‘us.’…

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Added by PANDA JU on September 3, 2008 at 8:40am — 3 Comments

When Food Triumphs Over Decor But Dessert Disappoints: Osha Thai Noodle Cafe, SF

Osha Thai was recommended by our friend and Met member, Roro. We chose the original location at 696 Geary Street because it happened to be the closest one to our hotel. (There are a total of 5 Osha Thais in SF.)… Continue

Added by alice on September 2, 2008 at 10:30pm — 3 Comments

Hotel Palomar, San Francisco.

Traveling around from place to place, I've developed a love for nice boutique hotels. Doesn't have to be fancy schmancy, just give me the necessities - a shower with good water pressure and a comfortable bed with just hard enough pillows and I'm a happy woman. Throw in free wi-fi, premium bath products, and some good design elements and now you've given me an… Continue

Added by alice on September 2, 2008 at 10:30pm — 2 Comments

Grand Avenue Festival: 9/28 - 11am-5pm: Downtown LA

Discover Downtown Los Angeles' cultural scene at the Grand Avenue Festival on Sunday, September 28. The 2008 Festival is a partnership between the leading cultural organizations that call Downtown Los Angeles’ Grand Avenue home and include the MOCA, Music Center, LA Opera and LA Phil among others.

Highlights… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 2, 2008 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Kahuna: Boat w/ Tent



Aloha! Kahuna is a new touring boat that comes with a tent - perfect for the modern Robinson Crusoe! Inspired by old Polynesian outrigger canoes, the combination allows for efficient mobility and a comfortable overnight stay.



The main drive of the Kahuna is the efficient, easy to master Mirage Drive. For camping, a screen cloth is mounted between the outriggers to serve as base for the… Continue

Added by PANDA JU on September 2, 2008 at 5:02pm — 1 Comment

New Disney Adventures! (funny videos)



The Little Mermaid: Ariel's Beginning, the prequel to The Little Mermaid (1989), has been released to DVD on Aug. 26, 2008! The animated feature is said to reveal King Triton's wild trysts when he was but a strapping merman lad working on the seashore and living the "bohemian" lifestyle (now try to say that fast five times).



In honor of this… Continue

Added by PANDA JU on September 2, 2008 at 1:43pm — No Comments

Tasting Local Flavors - Mount Palomar Winery: Temecula Wine Country

I'm no wine expert but I do enjoy my wines every so often. I've always heard that Temecula had great wineries but never had a chance to find out, till now.



Annie and I headed out to Temecula wine country the other day. We chose to taste at Mount Palomar because we researched Temecula wineries on Yelp and saw that it was most highly regarded with a 4.5… Continue

Added by Eugene on September 2, 2008 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

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