Saturday, July 31, 2004

A pretty good idea that never materialized

Last year, FOX was planning an offshoot of American Idol. Instead of crooners, the masses would be weeding out president candidates. The winner'd get money to run against Bush and Kerry. Cheesy, but I loved the idea. It's democratic. Right now, the concept that anyone could be president is bull. Only rich people with fat rolodexes have a shot. But with that show, any very well-educated man/woman with great ideas and leadership traits would stand a chance, because they wouldn't have to pay for air time.

Too bad the idea apparently fell through. Perhaps in 2008?

Friday, July 23, 2004

'Tis the armpit of the year

DC is DEAD in July.

Saturday, July 17, 2004

Tired and sunburned at 4 am

Just got this pix. Jesse, Fallon and me. Taken in OC last May.

A funny thing happened on the way to Adams Morgan

Last night, before meeting up with my friends, I headed over to Ben's Chili Bowl. But then I had all that extra energy. I suddenly found myself in mood to stroll over to Adams Morgan, a few blocks away.

On the way, on 15th St. and uhh some street 2 or 3 blocks north of U St., there was a huge park that I had never seen before. It was unusual looking so I decided to walk across it...perhaps the fact it was dark added to its surreality but man, it's by far the strangest city park I've set a foot on. It was uphills so there were concrete stairs everywhere. There was one huge staircase that looked like it would lead to Taj Mahal. There were homeless people in almost literally every cranny and nook. Possibly a hundred of them in all. When I was passing one crouching behind a bush, he waved and motioned me to go over to him. I gesticulated "what?" I thought he'd ask for money but he made gestures that unmistakably say "let's buttfuck." My #1 question in life has been answered: there's a such thing as a gay black bum. My life is now complete.

Later, at my friend's crib, I made a happy discovery: Da Ali G is back on HBO. It may be the funniest show ever. I'll explain another time.

Friday, July 16, 2004


the Crime Fighting Peeping Toms

A bunch of "concerned citizens" in South Africa who drive out the criminals in the neighborhood by staring at them.

Wednesday, July 07, 2004

A summary of my recent life

My cousin returned to America and declared that he wants to live in Amsterdam.

Last weekend, parties as usual. Good times on the 4th. Somebody brought firecrackers. One type was just crazy, exploding all over us. Turned out it was supposed to be launched into the air. The owner of the house where the party took place just got a kitten. It's of Bengal breed (the kitten most resembles the one on the upper left corner). Unbelievably gorgeous. Even we, guys, couldn't help but admire it.

Friday, July 02, 2004

more haha