Thursday, January 22, 2009

The September Issue

Premiered: January 16th, 2009 at the Sundance Festival

The September 2007 issue of Vogue magazine weighed nearly five pounds, and was the single largest issue of a magazine ever published. With unprecedented access, The September Issue, directed and produced by R.J. Cutler, tells the story of legendary Vogue editor in chief Anna Wintour and her larger-than-life team of editors creating the issue and ruling the world of fashion.

This docu take a look at how Anna Wintour, editor of Vogue for 20 years Wintour handles a dizzying array of designers, models, photographers, and editors with such passion & perfectionism. With such style too!

Director R.J. Cutler delivers a rare insider account of the nine months leading up to the printing of the highly anticipated September issue of the magazine, which promises to be the biggest one ever. He takes us behind the scenes at fashion week, to Europe and back, on shoots and reshoots, and into closed-door staff meetings, bearing witness to an arduous and sometimes emotionally demanding process.

I can't wait to watch this!

I want to see:

1. What everyone's wearing, duh.

2. The fashion closet.

3. What Voguettes eat.

4. Anna displaying any of the mannerisms found in The Devil Wears Prada. Lmao.

Other notables you can hope to see include Oscar de la Renta, Patrick Demarchelier, Karl Lagerfeld, Jean Paul Gaultier, Stefano Pilati & Isabel Toledo (who created Michelle Obama's aoutfit during the oath ceremony).

The Difference Between Dogs & Cats

Doggie Diary Entry:

  • 8:00 am - Dog food! My favorite thing!
  • 9:30 am - A car ride! My favorite thing!
  • 9:40 am - A walk in the park! My favorite thing!
  • 10:30 am - Got rubbed and petted! My favorite thing!
  • 12:00 pm - Lunch! My favorite thing!
  • 1:00 pm - Played in the yard! My favorite thing!
  • 3:00 pm - Wagged my tail! My favorite thing!
  • 5:00 pm - Milk bones! My favorite thing!
  • 7:00 pm - Got to play ball! My favorite thing!
  • 8:00 pm - Wow! Watched TV with the people! My favorite thing!
  • 11:00 pm - Sleeping on the bed! My favorite thing!

Cat Diary Entry:

Day 983 of my captivity.

My captors continue to taunt me with bizarre little dangling objects.

They dine lavishly on fresh meat, while the other inmates and I are fed hash or some sort of dry nuggets. Although I make my contempt for the rations perfectly clear, I nevertheless must eat something in order to keep up my strength. The only thing that keeps me going is my dream of escape.

In an attempt to disgust them, I once again vomit on the carpet.

Today I decapitated a mouse and dropped its headless body at their feet. I had hoped this would strike fear into their hearts, since it clearly demonstrates what I am capable of. However, they merely made condescending comments about what a "good little hunter" I am. Bastards!

There was some sort of assembly of their accomplices tonight. I was placed in solitary confinement for the duration of the event. However, I could hear the noises and smell the food. I overheard that my confinement was due to the power of "allergies." I must learn what this means, and how to use it to my advantage.

Today I was almost successful in an attempt to assassinate one of my tormentors by weaving around his feet as he was walking. I must try this again tomorrow --but at the top of the stairs.

I am convinced that the other prisoners here are flunkies and snitches.

The dog receives special privileges. He is regularly released - and seems to be more than willing to return. He is obviously stupid.

The bird has got to be an informant. I observe him communicate with the guards regularly. I am certain that he reports my every move. My captors have arranged protective custody for him in an elevated cell, so he is safe. For now . . .



When boredom strikes...


Rules: Use Google Image to search the answers to the questions below. Then you must choose a picture in the first page of the results, and post it as your answer.

I am:
...apparently Diddy?

I really want to go to:
...bed? Oh yes! I would~!

My favourite place:

My favourite thing:
Goggies!! <3

My favourite drink:
Hell yeah! Nyum!

My favourite food:
Diet yg seimbang sangat.

My favourite colour:

I was born in:
...Bruce Springsteen's pants? 0.0?

I live in:
...caves and old castles just like Nosferatu, of course!

My school: the world :D

My favourite story: a X-Men comic??

My hobby:

I wish I am:


Saya mau tag Ayam. ;*

Friday, January 9, 2009

Driving Exam Gone Bad

I was browsing through blogs when I came upon Siewjin's old post on his driving test. This is some funny shit!

Driving Exam Gone Bad

Everyone remembers the pain they had to go through to get their driving license. From re-taking their driving exam for the 5th damn time to finally giving up and handing the examiner a RM50 note on their 6th try (promising them that you'll be driving an automatic for the rest of your life).

In case you're wondering, I was one of the few lucky ones who passed on his first driving exam. But it was no cakewalk for me.. AT ALL! I mean I did easily breeze through the 3 toughest tests; J-turn, Parallel Parking and of course the Slopes. No surprise because my driving instructor spent 90% of the time tutoring me on them. All that's left now was the on-road test.

Now see, the thing about passing the on-road exam was that you cannot make more than 4 out 20 driving mistakes (failing to signal, speeding, didn't buckle seatbelt, etc.) Most people pass without making a single mistake and even for those who were still a little drunk from last night's party, they'd at most make 1 mistake. It's understandable because we've all been observing how our parents handle the wheels for 17 years from the backseat. Everything should come naturally to us in this part of the exam.

So I am still curious as to how is it that I was able to strike out on all 4 times during my on-road test:

Examiner: Give a right signal.
Ben: Ok [Wiper goes up, wiper goes down]
(Strike 1)

Examiner: Traffic light is green. Move.
Ben: [Enjin Mati]
(Strike 2)

Ben: Finally, we're done!
Examiner: Good for you. Now unbuckle your seatbelt and let the next driver in.
Ben: [Face goes pale]
(Strike 3)

Examiner: Despite all the mistakes you made today, I am still going to give you a chance. Here's my examination pad. I'm going to hand it over to you and you are going to tell me how badly you want to pass this exam.
Ben: But I don't have a pen.
Examiner: So, tell me in another 'way'.
Ben: Er.. [Reaches for the wallet]
Examiner: Good.. good..
Ben: [Pulls out a photo] This is a picture of my girlfriend. As you can see, she is drop-dead gorgeous and I would like nothing more than to hump her. Problem is, she said she'll only have sex with me if I had my own ride. That is how badly I want to pass the exam.
Examiner: ...
(Strike 4)

Oh right, I was an idiot.

Lilo in Interview Magazine

Lindsay Lohan is the cover feature for the February 2009 edition of Interview magazine. She looks sultry in a black & white shoot: These are my fave parts from the interview:

"I want to give back. I want to do all the things that will make me feel fulfilled. But whenever I do those things, people think it's a press stunt or something. Because they do find me, and there's really no way of hiding from that."

"I just feel as though it's become a situation where people have manifested this caricature of who I am, and they act as if there's no real person inside of it."

"I can't even have a conversation with most people of my generation about that, because they'd be like, "Okay, she's a freak. Something's wrong with her."

"And the worst part is, in terms of what people see of me, I have become this girl who just loves to be photographed, doesn't know how to focus, doesn't know how to work on set, just loves the attention, knows how to go out at night, knows how to party. And you know what? I was 20 years old. I never went to college. And I lived maybe six months out of my life like that, doing something wrong, and then I stopped. God forbid I should have ever learned my lesson."

"Heath Ledger once said something about this to me. He said: "It build's you up to knock you down, and that's all it is. And you just have to see if you can stand through it."

". . I always wanted to take the blame. I've always been apologetic for other people's faults."

"I feel like the modeling industry is a little bit more accepting of women who make mistakes. They appreciate the idea of icons."

"To be able to have an effect on someone's life is extraordinary . . . But now all the other shit has ruined it."

"But what hurts me the most is that I work just as hard as any other actress around my age, like Scarlett Johansson, but I just don't get the opportunities that they get because people are so distracted by the mess that I created in my life."

Marc Jacobs Eve Glitter Studs Tote

I want this purse! So glam-rock gorgeous and with just the right amount of fabulosity! I love the cool violet crinkled metallic leather look and this the tote sports three sparkly studs and a detachable shoulder strap. Okay, so maybe it has a whiff or two of teeny-bopper princessy influence (glitter? sparkly?), but who cares?! I feel like I am one sometimes anyways (tosses hair with a smug face). Lol. ;) This tote will look great by just pairing it with something a bit subdued - think skinny jeans and a black or white tank or graphic tee. This handbag does more than enough, you don't have to go OTT with your dressing.

Oh, Violet! When will I ever be able to have you perched on my arm?? T_T

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

I want toys!

Omg! I want these! You don't have to be a child to want toys. ;)

which includes 15 crayon bandages,1 knee and elbow bandage, 1 sting relief pad, 4 gauze pads, 3 antiseptic wipes, 1 burn relief, 2 antibioticc oinments, 12 fun stickers.

Boswell - Pink Poodle Handbag
Ok, so I don't want this. This one is for Ayam just because she is Poodle!

Two German children, six and seven, elope for Africa

BERLIN (AFP) – Two childhood sweethearts, aged six and seven, eloped from Hanover in northern Germany on New Year's Eve, determined to tie the knot under the African sun, police said Monday.

The pair identified as Mika and Anna-Lena "are very much in love and decided to get married in Africa where it is warm, taking with them as a witness Anna-Lena's little sister, aged five," police spokesman Holger Jureczko told AFP.

The idea for the romantic trip began when Mika told the two girls about his recent holiday in Italy, while their families celebrated New Year's Eve together. "From this, the children began to make plans for the future," Jureczko said.

As the first dawn of 2009 broke, the trio started to put these plans into action, packing all the essentials for the journey, including "sunglasses, swimming trunks, a lilo, summer clothes and provisions."

While their parents slept, they left their house in the suburbs of Hanover, walked a kilometre (two-thirds of a mile) up the road to a tram stop from where they took a tram for the central station.

Waiting for a train to the airport, they aroused the attention of a guard who contacted police.

Two officers managed to convince the young lovers that they would struggle to get to Africa without money or a plane ticket.

As a consolation, the children were given a special tour of the police headquarters at Hanover station where they were especially taken with the detention cells.

Their relieved parents picked them up from the station, the spokesman said, adding: "They can still put their plan into action at a later date."

This January 1, 2009 handout from the German police, shows (L-R) five-year old Anna-Bell, her seven-year old sister Anna-Lena and six year-old Mika at the federal police post at the main railway station in Hanover central Germany. Mika and Anna-Lena eloped from Hanover in northern Germany on New Year's Eve, determined to tie the knot under the African sun, police said Monday.


All I can say is....


Monday, January 5, 2009

Silent echoes of the heart.

My shoes are pretty cute too ;)

Saturday, January 3, 2009

Lesbian Mother Kidnaps Son

A gay father whose son was “snatched” away by his lesbian mother during family court proceedings was finally able to appeal publicly for his safe return yesterday after restrictions on identifying the parties was lifted.

Michael Turberville has not seen Ashley Skinner, 7, since the boy’s mother, Joanne, vanished with him during contested court proceedings more than a year ago. He believes that his son may now be in Australia.
Sir Mark Potter, the President of the High Court Family Division, lifted the reporting restrictions usually attached to disputes over children in the hope that the publicity would help Turberville to trace his son.
Sir Mark said: “This mother’s behaviour is to be deplored. She has gone to extreme lengths to go to ground with Ashley.”

Turberville, 41, from Reading, became a father after he appealed for a woman to have a child via an advertisement in the gay publication Pink Paper. He received 50 replies and chose Skinner, from Islington, North London. At the time both were in same-sex relationships. They tried home insemination nine times before succeeding.

Turberville was allowed to see Ashley an hour after he was born. He could not understand why Skinner refused to put his name on the birth certificate but was happy with the access that she granted him up until Ashley was 3.

“I saw him every other weekend, or when she needed me to babysit,” he said. “I would visit him and we would do things as a family, go to the museums, the park. He called me Daddy.”

He last saw his son to celebrate his third birthday. Soon after that, he said: “Joanne and I were talking and she suddenly said, ‘I don’t know what you are concerned about, you have no say in the matter’.”

Skinner who was splitting up from her partner, then asked for a six-month break in contact. Turberville said that he sent cards and presents and attempted to renew his relationship with his son, but when all failed he mounted a legal action.

Skinner responded by making criminal allegations against Turberville — unconnected with Ashley — of which he was acquitted by a jury and exonerated by the family court in September last year.
Asked why he had accepted Skinner’s offer to bear his child without established access rights, Turberville said, “Things were different ten years ago and I had to take what I was given.”

Poor boy. Either he's going to grow up being really open-minded or maybe just a little screwed up. Seems like too much confusion for a little boy at that age with a gay father & a lesbian mother. And the parents aren't even close friends or anything.

Thursday, January 1, 2009

Tee Hee~

Ok, So it's 2009, so yeah2 Happy New Year and all that shit ( I know its 'all that jazz' but ske ati I lah).

The point of this post is...

A video. Starring a certain someone.

Someone that I have talked obout. ;)

Ignore the song. Its lame.