Archive of ‘News’ category

April Perk Picks

Word up. Who’s ready to skim over my monthly blog post list of greedy, shallow irrationality? Let’s get started, clockwise from top. 1. ModelCo Tanning Glove, $28 for six I am to self-tanner what Miles Redmond from Sideways is to wine. An insufferable know-it-all connoisseur. Foams, sprays, gels, pumps, wipes…tried ’em all, and I can speak […] Read more…

March Perk Picks

M is for March. And materialism. These are the easiest articles to write. Who doesn’t love talking about materialistic stuff always once in a while? Here are the things I selfishly can’t stop thinking about this March- clockwise from upper left. 1. Irish Soda Bread If you know me, you know nothing is more delicious […] Read more…

You Might Unknowingly Be Hurting Your Dog.

^..^ I’m sure you love your dog–you better. You probably care for their health, feed them, play with them, take them to the park and buy them those dog antler headbands and stockings of treats at Christmas time. But some things you’re doing unknowingly might actually be hurting fluffy’s feelings, paws or internal organs. Here […] Read more…

AT&T: “But what does reception mean, really?”

I know, I know: an AT&T blog post about reception issues. How original. Someone should tell the nice gentlepeople at AT&T to look up the word “reception” in the dictionary, in case they don’t know what it means. There are several definitions, actually. 1. The way in which a person or group of people react […] Read more…

How to Remember Your Friends’ Birthdays

Sorry, Amanda. All my friends have felt like Molly Ringwald in Sixteen Candles at one point. But more attractive. Always more attractive. I have forgotten Amanda’s birthday 6,000 times. Since 3,989 B.C., they’ve just slipped my mind. Some times she knew about it, some times I’ve covered it up successfully. You aren’t my friend unless […] Read more…

Alyssa: I Have Bad Taste In Music

As you prepare to read a blog about how music has influenced a writer, I’m sure you are setting your eyes to 9 p.m. to begin their exaggerated roll. (Claire Sidebar: What the hell is that album cover about?) I don’t blame you- pretentious music people have always ruined any chance for me to get […] Read more…

Can We All Just Neuter and Spay Our Dogs Already?

Bob Barker was onto something. Is anybody else plagued by a constant Facebook Newsfeed stream of upsetting dog photos? These Facebook pages of E-listed puppies are ripping out my soul. How are there even unwanted dogs in the world? If my dog Goose had puppies I would keep them ALL in my basement before I’d send them […] Read more…

Lisa Leuschner Was Robbed: American Idol Lost Souls

My appetite for Lisa Leuschner vengeance is with me for life. I often find myself asking “what is Ryan Starr doing right now?” It’s a little hard not to reminisce about people I spend hours voting for you watch on TV. I envision an American Idol graveyard somewhere where they all lie, buried. Preserved. It hurts me to think […] Read more…

Perky Links: Halloween Edition

Because I can’t write at my 9 to 5, here are some Perky news bites… Halloween Linkage The 50 Most Unintentionally Terrifying Halloween Costumes via Best Week Ever I can’t even choose a favorite, but “Shit Hitting the Fan” is def. up there. 3 Halloween Nail Art Designs to Master via Refinery 29 Nothing like a […] Read more…

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