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Archive for March, 2007

Models, Inc.: TyraMale!

Thursday, March 29th, 2007

To make it in the cutthroat world of modeling, ya gotta have balls.

And so our nine finalists, including Montgomery’s Dionne Walters “man up” for the big photo shoot on tonight’s “America’s Next Top Model.” What. A. Drag.

All the photos, after the jump … (more…)

Tuesday Night Lights: Rebel redux

Tuesday, March 27th, 2007

The Hoover Bucs love the smell of manure under the bleachers. Smells like … victory.

And so our heroes once again face their bitter rivals, the Vestavia Hills for a grudge rematch, this time during the state semifinals. If you hate the Rebels, well, this episode of “Two-a-Days” is for you. (more…)

restaurant runaround

Tuesday, March 27th, 2007

Either eatery
changed its layout, or tables
possessed by devil.

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escape cause

Tuesday, March 27th, 2007

As much as I think
I know the situation,
it’s often baffling.

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retail the tale

Monday, March 26th, 2007

Shopping spree ends with
stacks of bags, piles of receipts.
Buyer’s remorse soon.

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ho hum yum

Monday, March 26th, 2007

What’s missing in new
recipe concoction? It
may be the flavor.

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Tuesday Night Lights: Penalty for clipping

Friday, March 23rd, 2007

We interrupt this season of “Two-a-Days” for the following announcement:

This week’s episode is a lousy clip show. How the heck do you put together highlights from a mere seven half-hour episodes of the Hoover Bucs? The producers could’ve at least just made it 20 minutes of Coach Propst ranting unbleeped …

Instead, we offer our “best of” from the season to date. (more…)

catchy if you can

Friday, March 23rd, 2007

Can’t get enough of
this one song, trying to get
it stuck in my head.

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uniquely blah

Friday, March 23rd, 2007

Each one of us is
special in our own way, but
also rather dull.

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Models, Inc.: Face off

Thursday, March 22nd, 2007

If those model wannabes can’t cut it, they’re dead to us. Dead!

Murder mayhem takes over as 10 finalists, including Dionne Walters of Montgomery, make face after face after face to see who can make the prettiest corpse on the latest “America’s Next Top Model.” Please stop, you’re killing us.

All the photos, after the jump … (more…)

tennyson lord tennyson

Thursday, March 22nd, 2007

In the Spring a young
man’s fancy lightly turns to
thoughts of love. … I go.

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Heads up: Craig does Dixie

Wednesday, March 21st, 2007

craig fergusonTV’s Craig Ferguson spent the weekend with us in Alabama, performing a funny two-night stint at the Comedy Club at the Stardome in Hoover. Monday night, he shared his experiences in the “Late Late Show” monologue, trolling Homewood for Philly cheesesteaks and taking in that Southern hospitality.

“Alabama is America’s most misunderstood state.”

“I walked into Salem’s Diner, and it’s like, ‘Hey, it’s the guy from TV.’ I was very flattered. A couple of minutes later, a guy comes in, and they go, ‘Hey, it’s the guy from the hardware store.’ “

(It’s about a third of the way in the 10-minute clip, around the 3:30 mark.)

Thanks to our reader Dave for the tip.
CBS: “The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,” March 19 monologue

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and now it’s too hot

Wednesday, March 21st, 2007

Glorious sunny
day gives way to indoors where
air doesn’t come on.

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the legend of the parking lot

Tuesday, March 20th, 2007

Busted jalopy
manages to keep pace with
snazzy, sporty tart.

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so much for synergy

Sunday, March 18th, 2007

I don’t really need
assistance, but helps if you
get out of my way.

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