Have you ever wondered if the writers of fortune cookies get freaked out by all the "wisdom" and stuff they have to deal with all the time?
Don't worry about the world coming to an end. It's already tomorrow in Australia.
*blinks* .... I'm betting this one means one of the writers had a severe freak out "the world's gonna end man! It's gonna END!!!" *insert sound of other writer bitchslapping him* "Pull yourself together man! The world isn't going to end!" ... why are you looking at me like that?
So since we were bored, my brother and I watched the VMA's on MTV live. And now I'm going to share my thoughts, uncensored as usual, anyone who doesn't like them can feel free to say whatever they like but I figure - it's my blog, I'll voice my opinions as I see fit. :P
Madonna began the show with what has to be one of the most eloquent chastisements I've ever heard in my life - laying some seriously harsh guilt on anyone present and anyone watching for how we treated Michael Jackson before he died. She had my admiration already because as an artist she's pretty talented, now she has my respect as well. Brava!!
And the montage to MJ! So very nice, it was both touching and awesome to see Janet perform Scream 'with' him again, but wow the look on her face when it ended - think she's still (justifiably, in my opinion!) angry at how the world treated her brother the past decade or so?
Poor Russel Brand - I swear I don't think the audience knew how to respond to him, they were hardly laughing at his funny comments at all! Honestly I think it was making him improvise quite a bit trying to get a reaction and it just wasn't working. Then again, maybe it was just that audience, there were quite a few moments where they should've reacted to something in performaces and barely did. Oh well. (Oh yeah, and I think he's cute too, just a random thought. *grins*)
Taylor Swift I gotta say - I feel seriously bad for her. Talk about RUDE! Kanye West going up there and taking the mic from her to voice his displeasure that Beyonce didn't win while Swift was trying to stutter out a stunned thank you ... that was just seriously beyond rude of him. Rude, rude, rude, rude, rude!!!
Lady Gaga's performance of Paparazzi .... wasn't surreal, wasn't meaningful, wasn't entertaining... honestly it was about the most amazingly tweaked out garbage I've ever seen. Wow. Just wow. And let's not even discuss her multiple wardrobe changes through the night, hoooooooo boy... More Wow.
Beyonce performing Single Ladies live was insane - holy smokes! Damn sexy woman. *grins* Muse gave a pretty decent performance too, now I just need to figure out where I've heard them before... :) Gotta admit, I'm happy that Eminem won for his video - it was pretty awesome. *grins* It was also really amusing watching him give Lady Gaga her award (I swear he looked like he didn't want to be standing anywhere near her! *chuckles*), he tried so hard to just stay a few feet away and not look horrified.
Pinks performance was ... amazing. Holy smokes (yet again) - I'm thinking that the guy on the trapieze with her is a pretty happy man. :P Seriously, that was downright impressive.
Beyonce, another lady who had my admiration that now has my respect! How sweet of her to call Taylor Swift back out to try her thank you's again, that was such a lovely, thoughtful and respectful thing to do. It's really lovely when people do the right thing like that. *smiles*
The final performance - Jay Z and Alicia Keys, yanno... I was pretty disappointed. They hyped it to be like a huuuuuuuuuuuuuge big thing, and while Keys was beautiful and gave a fantastic performance, to me Jay Z looked like it was a normal every day performance without much thought involved...
Ah well, now it's time for bed - us college students need sleep! :)
It's been a while since I've shared a "things I've learned" post - because I was hyper busy over my "summer", so I think today's might be longish as I'll toss in a few of the things I learned this past summer for fun. :)
Going back to school at thirty-one isn't nearly as bad as I thought it might be.
Especially when I compare it to the "what would that be like?" thoughts I had when I was a teen and couldn't even imagine being thirty-one, cuz how could anyone ever actually get that old to begin with? :P
It really sucks to be surrounded by dozens upon dozens of hot young coeds ... because most of them are a decade younger than me.
Some of them are more than a decade younger than me; my campus has a whole slew of advanced high school students on it. I now ask people their age within seconds of meeting them. Just to be safe. (Remember - sixteen will get you twenty, or a really pissed off mom/dad who wants to harm ya!)
Taking classes over the summer: SUCKS!!
Taking evil, rotten, disgusting, frustrating, worthless math classes over the summer REALLY sucks.
Getting a 3.923 that first semester back was nice. Getting a 4.0 for my summer semester (which raised my overall GPA to a 3.947) was nicer.
I'm really hoping my awesome grades for the current fall semester will raise it even farther. Not something I learned, obviously, but it fit in to the conversation rather nicely. :P
Getting my invitation to Phi Theta Kappa made me squeee!
Getting the invitation the same day the moron roommate had to be finished moving out by ... made me squee and bounce!
Having the moron roommate move out before the semester was really on it's way was a fantabulous idea for which my mother deserves lots of hugs (and some cookies). :D
Not having to clean up after an idiot who is apparently incapable of learning from past mistakes and cannot follow the simplest of directions.... RAWKS! Seriously, it's better than sliced bread.
There is, apparently, only one math instructor who I don't have a serious OCD personality clash with. It sucks to have learned this one because she's not teaching the course I needed to take this fall to be done with the evil shit, though ultimately none of this surprises me.
Learning the above because my instructor for this semester made Hitler look like a really nice guy, really sucked. And caused a momentary psychotic break.
"Momentary" enough that I had the bright idea to sign up for the course online to get rid of the "having to deal with a bitch every day of the week" issue.
Taking evil mathness as an online course ... goes way past "psychotic". Apparently I really am a totally masochistic pain slut, who knew? *looks baffled*
Confirming that I'm a masochist by electing to sign up for two mostly independent study type extra courses in an effort to avoid keeping the p.e. course my lil brother talked me into makes him giggle.
Particularly since I ended up deciding to keep the damn p.e. course. *mrfs*
Random eh? *chuckles* Well, see for a grand total of 13 credits, this is what my semester looks like:
Mat 151; college algebra online... apparently this is going to require nine to fifteen hours per week depending on how well I catch on to the stupid shit.
Psy 102; independent lab usually concurrent with psych 101, but I figured it'd be a way to help reinforce the things I learned last spring (since psych is my major *smiles*), roughly twenty hours of work (I believe) to complete.
Psy 132; psych & culture, MWF for an hour of lecture, probably about five hours of work per week with the essays / projects, because I'm obnoxiously good at that kind of work.
Psy 298ac; "special project", an independent study approved by the department head. I'm using mine to do an intensive review of the available literature surrounding what I want to specialize in *grins* ... and it was my idea! I figure it'll probably required about fortyish hours of work through the semester for me to be happy with it.
Rel 243; world religions, an overview, MW for an hour of lecture... and then roughly eight hours of work on each packet we have to complete per section. And I'm taking it as an honors course, so I also have a paper to write on specific articles the instructor chose and I have to create an altar or something for my other project (I haven't read that one yet *heh*), both due before mid-term! (This too was my idea. *grins*)
Ped 101; weight training, essentially it's just access to the gym, but it requires acruing at least 25 hours through the semester, bleeeeeeeeh, still not sure why I decided to keep the evil thing.
Originally I was going to take ASL as a 101 course as well, but then I discovered (on the first day of class) that it's actually an immersion course (the catalogue failed to mention this!) and every student present (except my brother and I) was taking it as a refresher course ... So we decided to keep the book and familiarize ourselves with it a bit before trying it again probably next semester. *chuckles* I figure with the hours I have to put into my other classes having sigh language as well would've probably made my brain implode. *nods!*
It's going to be a fun semester though! Not counting the evil worthless torturous rotten mathness I actually like and wanted all my classes! *grins* Told you I'm a masochist. :P
This is Nyxies fault, the questions were too fun to pass up. :P
This is Isabella’s Sex Meme. Anyone is welcome to steal it but you must post this rules blurb at the beginning of the meme: 1. You must include this link to Sex Talk: Sex Advice for Men 2. You must answer every question! If you don’t have a good answer, you are strongly encouraged to make up something good; we like to be entertained. 3. You must tag 3 people.
1. Sex in the Morning or Sex at Night? Both! Technically 3 a.m. is morning. ;)
2. Better Sex Music: Sade or Marvin Gaye? Better by far - Disturbed!
3. Naughty Pics or Naughty Home Video? Pics are easier to deny, definitely pics.
4. Fabulous Sex With: Dr. Doug Ross or Dr. Greg House? HOUSE!!! .... House = LUST! *purrrrrrrrrrrrrrrs*
5. Vibrator or Dildo? Dildo - I don't do the buzz thing.
6. Bedroom Sex: Lights Off or Lights On? Either one works for me, though admittedly if they're off it makes it easier to keep my bits from being spanked by certain feisty people who seem to enjoy that...
7. Word preference: Pussy or Cunt? Cunt. Cunt, cunt, cunt, cunt, cunt, cunt, cunt! I love that word, seriously, it's so deliciously abrasive, curt, powerful... Yum!
8. Spanking Over the Knee or Spanking Only During Sex? Depends on my partner and what they're trying to accomplish, they're both fun but they tend to have different meanings/responses for/from me.
9. More Exciting: Sex in an Elevator or Sex in an Airplane? "Elalator go down da hooooooole!" ... definitely elalator, there's more room to maneuver. *twisted grin*
10. Ron Jeremy or Peter North? ... hrm. Think I've gotta go North, those pecs are just so pretty!
11. Word preference: Cock or Dick? Cock definitely. For some reason the word "dick" makes me picture really under endowed gents, there's nothing wrong with that, of course, but it's not my preference.
12. Linda Lovelace or Jenna Jameson? Marilyn Chambers or Annette Haven.
13. Rope Bondage or Bondage Tape? Rope. I break out of tape too easily.
14. Give a Rim Job or Receive Anal Sex? Anal sex, definitely anal sex.
15. Get Rich Stripping in a Skanky Bar or Get Rich as a Call Girl for Celebs? Can't I just do it the old fashioned way - marry a wealthy old geezer and hump him through a few heart attacks?
16. Which threesome: Boy/Girl/Girl or Boy/Boy/Girl? Depends on my mood - though admittedly there's something delicious about two cocks just for me... ;)
17. Flavored Oil or Tingling Oil? Either so long as they aren't sticky - I can't stand sticky.
18. Pearl Necklace or Swallow? Only my lovers know. :P
19. Sex While Strangers Watch or Sex with a Stranger? I'm not into anonymous sex, never have been. If the sex is good enough, I'm not gonna notice if anyone's watching.
20. Tied to the Bed or Tied to a St. Andrew’s Cross? CHAINED to a St. Andrew's Cross! ;)
I realized something today. Something important. Something that just... explains everything.
Somewhere out there in the great big US of A there's a mad bomber terrorist guy who hates baseball. He hates it so very, very, very, very much (both because it's insanely complicated for such an easy game and because it's so thoroughly American - therefore, evil) that he picked a random name from a phone book (mine, apparently) and began to devise a plan. A horrible plan meant to destroy the very heart and soul of the game!
That plan includes peppering math books with absurd word problems about baseball and, eventually, finding me so that he can forcibly drag my ass to some random nearby stadium and makeme do these evil, pointless, cruel math problems. Apparently if I don't do them, he'll destroy the world of baseball or something.
Honest, that has to be what's going on.
I've racked my brain! I can't come up with any other reason why it's so damn important for me to know how to find the distance between the right fielder and second base or the center fielder and third base to one decimal place. (And don't even ask me why the right fielder wants to go to second base or whatever, cuz I haven't got a fuckin clue.)
Seriously, it has zero bearing in my life goals, so it has to be because there's an evil terrorist plot. I mean, terrorists are devious after all, they'll go out of their way to spend years getting a degree and writing a math book and changing curriculums so as to force me to have to sit through all this utter tripe that I loathe so completely no matter how good I may be at it ultimately.
Devious I tell you!
*whimpers* ... I think I need a serious cookie. :(
Ergo if you, like me, expect only uncensored honesty and insanity... you really won't have any reason to resent me except perhaps jealousy. ;)
Things to ruminate over:
History is the fiction we invent to persuade ourselves that events are knowable and that life has order and direction. That's why events are always reinterpreted when values change. We need new versions of history to allow for our current prejudices. ~ Calvin (of Calvin and Hobbes fame)
It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it. ~ Aristotle
Social order at the expense of liberty is hardly a bargain. ~ Donatien Alphonse François de Sade, Marquis de Sade
Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
Yes! Without the 'oops'! ~ David (Jeff Goldblum in Independence Day)
Was it everything you'd hoped for? ~ Ripley (Sigourney Weaver in Aliens)