Monthly Archives: April 2005


lower upper east side eavesdrop

After years of hotel living – the tiresome room service, the pesky valets – I gave up that complete bohemian life and moved into a townhouse in the East 60s – west of Lex, of course. It was a place I loved in the early 80s, when a dear friend of mine who worked for Eva Linton owned it, and I bought it immediately when he – well, when he, decided to sell, you see? I tell you I had a devil of a time with all the nearby parking garages, but I finally found one that valued my taste and I have a fantastic space in the front there…”


buddha poker chip


– nyc, 04.20.2005, 12:15PM (EST)


new word #04162005

Main Entry: flix·ti·pa·tion
Pronunciation: 'flik(t)-st&-'pA-sh&n
Function: noun
1: abnormally delayed or infrequent passage of online rental DVDs.
2: STULTIFICATION

Tuesday Night DVR-AIST*

8:00 – 8:17: Do whatever you want while DVR begins recording American Idol.

8:17 : Start watching American Idol DVR recording in-process.

8:26 : Fast forward through 1st ad break (or, as network execs say, “pod”).

8:34 : Fast forward through 2nd pod.

8:39 : Fast forward through 3rd pod.

8:48 : Fast forward through 4th pod.

8:52 : Fast forward through 5th pod.

9:00 : Finish watching American Idol exactly when it ends.

*Ad Industry Subversion Tactic®