Ready for a snack?
Something fruity, perhaps? Or a rich chocolate bite?
Don’t sink your teeth into these morsels — they are ‘Crunched Pillows’ by Bonjour Mon Coussin, a food-obsessed online store started by Claire Eglizaud and Paul Moreau in 2007.
She’s a fashion stylist; he’s a graphic designer. And the clothing, bags, purses and home items featured on their site are a foodie’s dream come true.
And if you want to literally dream in chocolate? Well, you can make that happen, too.
Posted in Design, Foods, Home, Humor, Internet, Life, Shopping
Tagged Bed Toppings, Bonjour Mon Coussin, chocolate, chocolate bedding, chocolate dreams, Claire Eglizaud, Crunched Pillows, fashion stylist, food bags, food clothing, food home items, food purses, foodie, Foods, graphic designer, home, Humor, Internet, life, online store, Paul Moreau, pillows, shopping, tarts
I read it on Twitter, and Twitter would know:
It’s Throwback Thursday!
That means folks are posting old photos online and celebrating times gone by.
It’s appropriate to mention here because throwback photography of me has found its way on my Facebook page.
Why, you may ask? Well, let’s just say today is a bit of a ‘throwback day’ for The Sticky Egg.
Here’s to getting stickier and stickier!
Posted in Blogs, Humor, Internet, Life, Photography
Tagged backwards and forwards, blogs, Facebook, Humor, Internet, life, online photos, photography, sticky eggs, throwback day, Throwback Thursday, times gone by, Twitter
A good friend of mine always celebrates ‘Turtle Tuesday’ on Facebook.
(He posts photos and everything.)
Today I decided to take a tour of the Interwebs…to see for myself if it’s truly ‘all about turtles’ on Tuesday.
This little guy — and a few of his older and wiser friends — informed me it’s really…
And I am certainly not going to argue with that.
I’ll let you know if David changes his mind.
Posted in Animals, Blogs, Commentary, Friends, Humor, Internet, Life
Tagged animals, au contraire, blogs, commentary, Facebook, Facebook posts, friends, Humor, Internet, interwebs, it's a jungle out there, life, Tiger Tuesday, tigers, Turtle Tuesday, turtles
Did you know the Internet was international? Seems obvious, right?
Apparently not to some.
Today several UK-based celebs have been wishing their mums Happy Mother’s Day.
Dan Stevens, who played the recently deceased Matthew Crawley on Downton Abbey. Chris O’Dowd of Bridesmaid and Girls fame. But they were quickly corrected by pushy, ethnocentric Americans that “Mother’s Day is still a couple of months away.”
I was at once embarrassed and entertained.
Cable television and the Internet may make programming and actors from other countries available to us here in America, but it doesn’t mean we’re necessarily going learn anything.
Well…at least we’re predictable.
Posted in Commentary, Family, Holiday, Humor, Internet, Relationships
Tagged Bridesmaids, cable television, Chris O'Dowd, Dan Stevens, Downton Abbey, England, enthocentric, family, Girls tv show, holidays, Humor, Internet, Matthew Crawley, mother's day, mothering day, mothers, mums, mums the word, Relationships, Twitter, UK
I know dogs and people look at many things with different eyes –
Trees. Trash. Other dogs’ bottoms.
But I am particularly amused by my dog’s fascination with scaffolding.
Being a ‘city dog,’ he passes it almost every day on our way to the park. And he will pull the leash, wanting to cross the street to get to it.
Nothing is more fun, apparently, then sniffin’ and peein’ on scaffolding.
People who live in the city don’t pay much attention to it; we see it come and go with construction projects large and small. I dare say some tourists may cross the street to avoid it.
But not my dog.
Scaffolding is the best place in town to check his pee-mail.
Posted in Animals, Dogs, Humor, Internet, Life, Walking
Tagged animals, city dog, construction, dog leash, dog walking, Dogs, email, Humor, Internet, life, New York City, pee-mail, pets, scaffolding, tourists, walking
See Conan bowl.
See Conan dance?
Conan is kicking one of his writers, right after that same writer hit a strike that helped Team CoCo ultimately beat Chris Hardwick’s Team Nerdist in a bowling challenge.
Apparently Conan hit his writers that night when he was happy, and when he was sad. And when Hardwick commented on the behavior (when he was a guest on Conan this week), O’Brien admitted that he does it all the time. And that the writer “could leave whenever he wanted.”
I’ve had co-workers in the past who hit for ‘emphasis.’ I can only imagine what it must be like, dealing with a egomaniac boss who thinks he can pop you whenever he wants. And does.
There is nothing funny about that.
Posted in Humor, Sports, Internet, Television, TV, Entertainment, Celebrities, Life, Commentary
Tagged Conan O'Brien, Television, Internet, celebrities, entertainment, Humor, life, Team Coco, TV, commentary, Conan, bowling, tv writers, Chris Hardwick, Nerdist, hitting, egomaniac
Remember the very first scene of Downton Abbey in Season 1, when the operator learns the Titanic has sunk by reading the telegraph machine’s paper tape?
Is reading Twitter really all that different?
On Sunday evening, I was one of maybe 10 people on the planet who wasn’t watching the Grammys.
(Doing so would only highlight how little I know about music. Plus, Downton Abbey was on. Please.)
Of course, I was checking Twitter while I was watching PBS. And by evening’s end, it felt like I had watched the Grammys…because every news outlets, friend and celebrity I follow had blabbed all the details from the ceremony.
The Twitter version, that is — 140 characters or less. So I had been reading a kind of modern version of the telegraph tape.
Look how far we’ve come in 100 years!
Posted in Commentary, Entertainment, History, Humor, Internet, Music, Television, TV
Tagged awards ceremony, commentary, Downton Abbey, entertainment, Grammy Awards, Grammys, history, Internet, Music, telegraph, telegraph machine, telegraph operator, telegraph tape, Television, Titanic, TV, tweet, Twitter
You know how you see something and think it’s a joke…but then it turns out to be a real thing?
That happened to me today on Facebook.
A good friend posted this cartoon:
I like a good fart joke anyday, so I could appreciate the humor. But then I noticed the logo and “Flatulence Filtering Underwear” at bottom right. That’s a joke, too…right?
Not even. It’s real.
The logo belongs to Shreddies, which manufactures flatulence filtering undies for men and women. These specially-made garments contain activated carbon cloth that help filter and eliminate odor.
Shut the french window!
Posted in Comics, Design, Fashion, Humor, Internet, Life, Shopping
Tagged carbon cloth, cartoon, comics, design, Facebook, fart joke, Fashion, flatulence filtering underwear, Humor, Internet, joke, life, potty humor, shopping, Shreddies
And the word of 2012 is…
This doesn’t surprise me. It feels like hashtag has been around a lot longer — that’s how much a part of our vernacular it has so quickly become.
What does surprise me is who makes the grand proclamation of “Word of the Year” — the American Dialect Society.
I’ve never heard of them.
Founded in 1889, the organization is dedicated to the study of the English language and supports the Dictionary of American Regional English. They also publish American Speech magazine.
Posted in Blogs, Commentary, Education, Humor, Internet, Life, News, Writing
Tagged #whoknew, American Dialect Society, American Speech magazine, blogs, Dictionary of American Regional English, education, English language, hashtag, Humor, Internet, life, news, Twitter, vernacular, word of 2012, word of the year, writing