Daisy Bateman

Oscar Blogging

5:35: Is this thing on?5:43: Okay, it’s working but it’s slow. So far so good, Jon Stewart’s monologue was funny, and he didn’t get too hung up on politics. So far we’ve had beer and a humus platter, but no popcorn because they were out by the time we got to the front of the … Read more

The Pop Culture Superbowl

That’s right, it’s Oscar season again. (I wonder what kind of shot you load for that?) This year I’m doing something different; going to the fine Cerrito Theater, home of good popcorn and a wide selection of beers, to watch the show on the big screen with a bunch of like-minded folks, most notably Mary … Read more

It’s Nice When People Enjoy Their Jobs

As you may have heard, California is about to have some weather. So, in honor of the event I have been watching the Weather Channel, because it just isn’t that often that we get to see that multicolored swirly thing heading at us, and I wanted to share with you a couple of gems from … Read more

Project Hairway

I love Project Runway, because it has highly skilled people competing in what they are best at. And I love judging people because, who doesn’t? But, since every blog maintained by a female between the ages of fifteen and thirty-five has long since done a rundown on the contestants, I thought I would judge them … Read more

A Truly Dirty Job

Prior (much prior) to hosting the show Dirty Jobs on the Discovery Channel, Mike Rowe sold crap in the middle of the night on QVC. Like “Precious Moments” figurines: And a bag for your cat: And Lava Lamps: “A singular opportunity to not only enjoy the effects of bubbling lava, but also fuse you fingers … Read more