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It's ladies night and the feelin's right
Just wanted to send out congrats to the OU women's basketball team -- they captured the Big XII title crown in Kansas City tonight. The Sooners defeated the Baylor Bears 84-69 for their first conference tournament championship. "The victory all but seals a first seed in the NCAA Tournament for the Sooners, who won by an average of 22 points in three games in the tournament."
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It's awesome baby!
Nah nah nah nah, nah nah nah nah, hey hey hey, goodbye... Oklahoma defeated texas today 67-51 in the semi-final round of the Big XII Championship. That makes it a 3-peat against the 'whorns this season! After watching the Jayhawk's performance today against Knight and crew, the final against Kansas isn't going to be pretty -- but I don't care. For now I can bask in the glory of three wins over texas in one season! Maybe it's a good thing we aren't in Austin right now after all? I'm not exactly sure we'd be welcome...
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It's not easy being green
Not sure if she'll have the time to check in to my blog -- but Meryl e-mailed us a quick SxSW update this morning. (She's rooming with Christine.)

Christine is fabulous! She said to tell you... she and I are here and you're not <stuck tongue out> ;) I met up with Nick Finck and we got his badge then headed to Iron Catcus for Break Bread with Brad where I met Jish, Jay from openwire, and Ben and Mena! Christine finally arrived around 9pmish. It was great to finally see her! Then, we went to Poly Esther's for Karoake. Mena sang "Stand By Your Man". It was great. It was 2 hours past my bedtime, so I left about 12ish. Christine left at 3am!

So that's today's field report... Oh yeah, they're killing me softly with their song! If you get to check in, hope you both continue to have a blast -- and don't forget to take a lot of pics for those less fortunate than yourselves!
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Even if you're not a Weezer fan, the behind-the-scenes goings-on related to the (now very much in question) release of their next CD 'Maladroit' really highlights the power of the internet. From unreleased weezer for the masses:

"Toward the end of December 2001 Weezer entered the studio to begin work on their fourth LP. The album began to take shape as Rivers Cuomo, Brian Bell, Scott Shriner, the newly acquired bassist, and Patrick Wilson started work on a multitude of demos. In an unprecedented move for such an accomplished and prolific band as Weezer, following the daily band recordings, Weezer.com, the official web site, would host full, unedited MP3s of the session.

Each day, Weezer.com would include a report about Weezer-related happenings, including pictures of the band playing, with the Audio/Visual section soon receiving a fresh update of music, sometimes more than ten songs at once! Each song could be downloaded in its entirety, though, of course, their quality was not quite of an album; they were merely demos and had not been through the mixing and mastering process.

Toward the end of January, the band wrapped up the basic recording sessions and prepared to start the mixing process. Most fans assumed we would not hear from the demo tracks until the official release of 'Maladroit', tentatively scheduled, at the time, for a release on April 30th. Amazingly, Weezer.com began offering mixed versions of the tracks on its web site on a regular basis. Sometimes there would be several different versions of a mixed track as the band read over feedback from fans on the Weezer fan sites and message boards and made subsequent tweaks.

While all this was happening, radio stations began downloading the demos and mixes from Weezer.com and playing them on national programs. College radio stations proved to be the most prominent, but several popular national stations, such as Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's Y100, started looping demos on their playlist regularly. This is when Interscope, Weezer's record label, began to take notice.

On February 19th, 2002, Weezer.com updated with word that 'Dope Nose' was officially added to the playlists at 106.7 KROQ, Los Angeles and 94.7 The Zone, Chicago. This was significant for several reasons. One, 'Dope Nose' had absolutely no promotion other than a link being to the MP3 being on Weezer.com. Interscope had no involvement. The band had not encouraged fans to request any of the demos on radio stations. Two, 106.7 KROQ is the largest radio station in the entire United States. Making it onto their air space is impressive enough, but an unfinished track with no promotion making it onto the official song rotation is unprecedented. This is where Interscope stepped in.

Following the announcement on February 19th, the Audio/Visual section of Weezer.com was shut down by Interscope. All that was left on the page was a black background with red lettering that stated: 'audio/visual page page shut down'."

Then on March 1st, Weezer.com was updated to say: "Yesterday, at Interscope's insistance, Rivers Cuomo had to write a letter to all the radio stations that he had previously sent the 'Maladroit' promo CD to, asking them to hold off promoting the tracks on the CD until the record company was ready to service the 'Dope Nose' single. With so many radio stations having shown immediate support of the songs, the band is now crossing their fingers that the fantastic wave of support at radio is not cast into confusion..."

On March 7th, Weezer.com once again addressed the issue: "Unfortunately, even as all the reports of radio success come in, the album itself seems to be no closer to coming out, as relations have become further strained with the record company. Now that 'Dope Nose' is taking off, Intersope has begun to show a decided interest in the band's new creation, 'Maladroit'. Now it seems that Interscope wants to claim ownership and take possession of the 'Maladroit' master tapes that Weezer created, produced and paid for independent of any record company aid. It's going to be difficult for them to turn over the tapes which they worked so hard on..."

What big record companies fail to realize in this day and age -- with programs like Limewire and Audio Galaxy at every fan's -- and every radio station's -- fingertips, is that they no longer have end-all be-all control over the artists on their labels. Most Weezer fans, myself included, already have 'Maladroit' on CD. And we have it on CD because the band allowed us to have it. I didn't download anything to be a 'music pirate' and I fully intend to give the band (and their mafia-style label) my money when (if?) 'Maladroit' is finally released. But a forced-letter by a hardball record company isn't stopping anything. Billboard has just made 'Dope Nose' a No. 25 debut on the publication's Modern Rock Tracks Audience chart this week! The single is the number one request in cities like Philadelphia, New York, Chicago, L.A., San Francisco, Dallas, and Boston -- and all stations are airing the requested song.

If you'd like to get involved and sign an online petition asking Interscope to "free Maladroit", you can do so here. This one is definitely going to be interesting to watch unfold. I just hope it unfolds in Weezer (and their fans') favors...
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Hoop dreams
After a lackluster first half, the Sooners came roaring back to beat Kansas State 63-52 in the first round of the Big XII Tournament. Up next...the winner in the Mizzou vs. texas game. Boomer Sooner!
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She's Cat, she's Cat, she's Cat, she's in my head
Just seen over at Mr. Pirillo's: Cat (of Tech TV's Call For Help and Screen Savers fame) finally has a blog! Since Megan no longer seems to be updating hers, Todd has a new devotion to focus on now...
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Love is in the air...
Since it's Friday, I needed to lighten the mood of my day after a "bad news" morning. So, I just composed a little love song to surprise Todd at work...

If I love you and I know it, grab your ass!
If I love you and I know it, grab your ass!
Thinkin' of the lovin' we'll be makin'
Makes my booty start-a shakin'.
If I love you and I know it, grab your ass!

Shave and a haircut...two bits!

Barry Manilow and Kenny G ain't got nuthin' on me!
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And to add to the list of people going to hell
Next up...this cartoonist! Can someone please tell me exactly what's funny and/or political satire about a cartoon strip with captions like:

"I keep waiting for Kevin to come home, but I know he never will. Fortunately, the $3.2 million I collected from the Red Cross keeps me warm at night."

Another panel shows a widow saying, in a reference to the slaying of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl: "Of course it's a bummer that they slashed my husband's throat -- but the worst was having to watch the Olympics alone!"

And yet another shows a 9-11 'terror widow' being interviewed on Larry King. She's asked, "So when your husband called you from the 104th floor, he knew he was going to die?" To which she answers, "Oh yes - he was on fire! By the way Larry, that's a bitchin' tie!"

Excuse me. I have to go back to bed and get up on the other side, before I venture out into the streets and start to randomly punch people today...
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Shaking head in disbelief
People like this deserve to go straight to hell, without collectiong their $200, only to find a special suite with hot lava jacuzzi reserved just for them...

"A Fort Worth woman accused of hitting a homeless man with her car, driving home with him lodged in her broken windshield and ignoring his pleas as he bled to death in her garage [while she was having sex with her boyfriend], is not the monster being portrayed by prosecutors, her attorney says.

Police say Chante J. Mallard, 25, waited two days for the man to die, ignoring his pleas for help, and then dumped his body in a park with the help of friends.

"[She's] not the monster being portrayed by prosecutors..." Give me a friggin' break. People just suck sometimes. And that's obviously putting it mildly. The one time I hit a squirrel, I cried for HOURS. I was devastated and shook like a leaf. She hit a PERSON -- listened to them die while begging for help for DAYS -- and then dumped the body. THOSE are not the actions of a monster? Well then honey, I don't know what is...
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Honey when you knock on my door ooh I gave you my key

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If you get too cold I'll tax the heat
We made the annual trek to H&R Block tonight to get our taxes done. We went in armed with story after story of how much better it would be now that we're homeowners.....not! I can't complain too much since we don't owe -- but we won't be getting that nice, fat refund check we'd hoped to buy sod, take a vacation and fix the brakes on the Explorer with either. We have just enough to do the essential...fix the brakes. Poor Todd looked like he'd been sucker-punched when the lady who worked on our return gave us the total. Next year we should get about five-times back what we made this year since we'll have lived in the house a full year then (she did a mock-2002 return for us), but that's next year. 'Til then, the man keeps on keeping us down. C'est la vie!
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Are you insane?
This site has been making the rounds for the last couple of days, so you may have seen it already...but just in case not..."how to tell if you are insane". It took me all of 10 seconds to lose it, and now Todd and I have found ourselves launching the page at random just to crack each other up all over again. If only NASCAR was really like that -- we might watch! (Link first spotted over at Jo's.)
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They say that catching up is hard to do
I've sat here for the last couple of hours wading through a mountain of email in my in-box. Between a server move and tons of mail being sucked into a cyber-vacuum, and being flat-on-my-back-sick for days, it wasn't pretty. That said, there's still a chance I missed some mail along the way. So if you're sitting there waiting for a reply on something, can you please resend it and make sure it didn't get lost. I promise I am not ignoring you! Thanks!
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I was IN a Manic Panic!
Well tonight we decided to touch up my pink streaks... Only this time we thought we'd be a little more bold and use a streak-bleaching kit to make the pink a little deeper than it had been the last couple of touch-ups. Yeahhhhh, that didn't go so well. We didn't get the memo. But Todd came to the rescue, and with the help of a 24-hour Wal Mart, the pink has now morphed to red. I think Todd was secretly hoping I'd keep the Jem, Jem, she's truly outrageous day-glo pink 'do -- but I'm just a little too close to 30 to pull that crap. So now I'm a sassy redhead again. Watch your step. I don't do Windows!
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Sexiest Geek Alive
The plot to get Christine married to Martin Sargent starts to unfold... They just announced on tonight's Screen Savers that Martin will be a judge in the Sexiest Geek Alive pageant at SxSW. He will be my husband-in-law. Oh yes. He will. Please help us, Chris!
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I see Robyn's underpants
Well it's no big secret that I'm obsessed with Weezer and Rivers Cuomo owns my ass -- but even I think this might be taking it just a wee bit too far. And you?
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So let's do it - April Fools unite!
Ok, since reaction seems to be positive to the idea in the entry below -- let's do it! If you're interested in doing an April Fool's blog-author-switch e-mail me. You'll need to let me know whether or not you've already got a partner (and I'll need their confirmation as well), or whether you'd like one assigned at random. I'll write you back when I receive your e-mail and let you know things are set on my end, and then I'll be in touch with everyone a few days before 4/1 so that you can officially exchange your blog-access info with your April Fool. If you'd like a button to link back to this here's one:

Have it link to this post, please! That's all there is to it... Thanks!
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Bait and switch
With Mikey's blog being down, and his guest appearance here last week, it got us talking... Wouldn't it be a fun April Fool's Day trick to pair up two bloggers and have them switch -- leaving the readers guessing as to who's doing the blogging that day? Now of course there are security risks involved as someone would have the login and password to your blog in order to post there -- so it would be best to pair the same two authors together rather than assigning them at random. Maybe even have the option of two bloggers signing up as a pair from the start, rather than being assigned a partner, if that's what they choose... Anyone up for a little "April Fool's Day blogging project"? If you have any ideas or suggestions, I'd love to hear them!
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4 out of 5 dentists choose Crest
Since St. Paddy's Day is fast-approaching, I thought I'd dig around and see if I could find my family crests online. I wasn't successful with Pollman, but I did find my birth and adoptive names (the Woods and the O'Rourkes):

To look around for your family's coat of arms and shield, check out the CPROOTS Genealogy Resource Center.
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Knock me over with a feather
It seems Roseanne is getting divorced...again. Three strikes and she's out! I know, I know. Shocking isn't it? Maybe she needed the publicity? And Ian and Nikki Ziering appear to be history, too. Is nothing sacred anymore? Stay tuned for the next installment of "as the stars crash and burn"...
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The worms crawl in...the worms crawl out...
From Tech TV: "A dangerous new Internet worm is spreading and will try to delete and overwrite files on infected computers beginning on Wednesday. The worm, dubbed Klez.E, is programmed to delete and overwrite Word, Excel, video, image, and net files on the sixth day of every other month. Klez.E displays different subject lines, sometimes masquerading as a virus warning, and it tries to delete antivirus software as well. The worm can infect computers running any email system, but only sends itself to recipients listed in the address books of Microsoft's Outlook. Email attachments containing the worm can execute automatically, infecting the system just by a recipient reading or viewing the email message and not opening the attachment."

I normally don't pass these along, but this one sounds nasty! Be careful!
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Just like clockwork...
And now boys and girls, it's time to play "This or That Tuesday"!

  1. Train or boat? Train. The one trip I took cross-country via train was amazing!
  2. Lake or ocean? Ocean. I was born and raised in a land-locked state and I've seen enough red-clay lakes for a lifetime.
  3. Thoughtful or perceptive? I try my best to be both...
  4. Observant or participative? Participative. I'm doing this aren't I?
  5. Line or curve? Curve. Just because.
  6. Capitalize or lowercase? Depends on how lazy I am at the moment.
  7. Giraffe or zebra? Zebra. Giraffe necks freak me out.
  8. Shiny or matte? For cosmetics, definitely matte. I hate that shiny, greasy look. For paint, semi-gloss since matte shows handprints.
  9. Oil or vinegar? I'm a deep-fried Southern girl. Oil.
  10. Sand or clay? Sand! I love digging my toes in it at the beach.

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I want my Tech TV!
I finally got accepted into the Tech TV Webring. You can find it over in the sidebar. If you're a fan of the network, and/or shows like "Call For Help" and "The Screen Savers", make sure to sign up! (I'm in the Call For Help category.)

And in other things I've joined news, my blog is also in the Pepys Project now (under "North America: USA: Florida"). If you haven't signed up yet, what are you waiting for? C'mon. You know deep down you wanna be a follower!
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Here in my car I feel safest of all
Not that *ahem* my husband would ever be guilty of ignoring routine car maintenance *cough, cough*...excuse me, where was I...oh yeah! Today's "Call For Help" is going to feature a new GPS device by AAA that will hook up to your car's diagnostic system.

"Remote diagnostics allows you to know the condition of certain systems in your car while your car is still on the road: at home, at work, before a trip, before it becomes a major -- and expensive or dangerous -- problem." Some of the key features include:

  1. Early notice of potential maintenance issues: AAA will send you a Trouble Code alert via email, cellular device, or pager. In real time, you'll know the condition of your emissions and fuel systems, battery voltage level, and other key systems so you can proactively take care of them.
  2. Remote door unlock: Ever lock your keys in your car? Nearly one out of five people do every year. With a simple phone call and your security code, AAA will unlock your vehicle for you and you can be on your way in just minutes.
  3. Automatic smog check: As long as your car is in compliance, you never have to go in or pay for a smog check again. The California Air Resources Board has approved this device to evaluate your emissions data and confirm that you are in compliance.
You can check all of this out, and more, at the Call For Help site!
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Sleeping your way to the top
Follow your dreams. You can reach your goals. I'm living proof. Beef Cake! BEEF CAKE! (Link thanks to Meryland.)
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Rest in peace Fluffy
File this under anything to make a buck... "For $52.08, pet owners may say their final farewells complete with a picture and a few lines of text in the Philadelphia Daily News, starting Tuesday." I guess the big question is, why'd they tack the 8 on to the end of the price?
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Calling all geeks...
It's no longer in our possession, but remember the old evil Dell laptop? Well it's having modem issues at its new home, and they have all left Todd stumped. If you think you might be up to this "super geek challenge" (not licensed by Tech TV), please visit Todd's blog. Thanks!
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Round and round she goes...Miss Amanda Jones
I'm sitting here watching one of my favorite 80s indulgences on Encore right now -- "Some Kind of Wonderful". Life stops every time I find it on cable.

It's not my favorite John Hughes flick, but it definitely rates right up there. I guess I was just "right age, right time" when I first saw it in the theater, as Todd does not share my sentimental feelings. But I was young (14), had never been kissed, desperately wanted to be... The kiss-lesson scene between Eric Stoltz and Mary Stuart Masterson in the auto garage gets me every time! And it's got quite the 80s soundtrack to back it up. So sue me. I like it. I like it a lot.
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Tell me more about my eyes
Not running Movable Type yet, but want an easy e-mail notice system to update your blog readers each day? Check out Bloglet.

"Bloglet is a service that allows your readers to subscribe to your site via email. Once your readers sign up, they will receive a daily email with a summary of your posts from that day. Once you sign up for Bloglet, all you have to do is place a simple subscription form on your site. All your readers have to do to subscribe to your site is enter their email address in the form. Currently the only site compatible with Bloglet is Blogger, but we are working to add your favorite blog service into our system."
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Skinned alive
"You've got a blog on Blogger. But you've got one problem -- you suck at design. In fact, you suck so much that people skip right over your site because the bad color scheme combination and small font sizes hurt their eyes." Check out blogskins.com. "Take designs from some of the best people around the blogging community, and instantly and easily apply them to your own site."

Or if you like to design... "Release your best work on the community and watch people either tear it to shreds or glorify it with glowing comments. Improve yourself, your design skills, and your cred -- all at the same time." (Link thanks to Meryl and Daypop.)

FYI -- this skin on the site was my very first Blogger template!
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I'm suuuuuuper...thanks for asking
Well I'm back from the big review, seen here posing just now with the certificate Todd gave me four years ago after my last one. (Keep in mind I've been fighting strep and the flu for almost a week now please.)

As expected, this was yet another medical joke. They didn't ask anything of value and I have no clue how any kind of legitimate report can be written based on 15 minutes worth of questions like "were you ever sexually abused as a child?" I mean, c'mon -- what in the hell does that have to do with my MEDICAL history. (And no, I wasn't, thankyouverymuch.) But I digress... I had dozens of questions fired at me that were worded in every way possible to try and determine if I had ever been diagnosed with and/or treated for depression. Nope. Sorry to disappoint. Thank you, drive through.

One thing that made both of us very uncomfortable though: On the appointment form it tells you to bring all of your current medications with you. No big deal. I plopped them all in a bag and complied. However, when we got to the office and I checked in, the examiner came out and asked me if I'd remembered to bring them. When I said "yes", he asked to see them and I handed him the bag. THEN! The guy says, "Thanks. I'll be back in a minute..." (WITH MY DRUGS) and turns around and walks a good 50-yards down a hallway (WITHOUT ME) and closes the door to his office. Why am I freaking out here? Well because my doctor writes me prescriptions for narcotic painkillers in quantity 100. Not exactly something I want out of my sight, ya' know? Especially with some doctor picked out of some phonebook (again on the seedy side of town) that I know nothing about. Excuse me, but isn't that just a wee bit against the law? Would this bother you, because it sure did us! I've never had someone walk off with my medications and close the door before. They've always jotted down the names on the bottle in front of me. And since most of my bottles were close-to-full, I'd have no way of knowing if he swiped himself a few for a private party later. It's not like I had anything to hide. That's not the point. It's basically handing over strong narcotics to a total stranger with a lot of authority. Color me not happy. But that said, I survived. Now we just have to play the waiting game with the mailbox again...

One thing did make it all better though. We plopped down with dinner on the couch when we got back and flipped on Tech TV just in time to hear Chris casually spit out my URL on the air regarding my Schoolhouse Rock post. *insert cartoon image of Todd shaking his head back in forth* as in "did I just hear what I thought I did?" Too cool -- thanks Chris!
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But now you know I'm utterly mad

They're coming to take me away, ha-ha.
They're coming to take me away, ho-ho, hee-hee, ha-ha.
To the funny farm, where life is beautiful all the time and
I'll be happy to see those nice young men
in their clean white coats and
they're coming to take me away, ha-ha!
To the happy home, with trees and flowers
and chirping birds and basket weavers who sit and smile
and twiddle their thumbs and toes
and they're coming to take me away, ha-ha!
To the funny farm, where life is beautiful all the time...

My SSDI psych review is later this afternoon. Just practicing!
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Wholly Matrimony, Batman!
Once again, Erika and Co. have outdone themselves and set up an awesome new side-project - Brides to Be, an interactive wedding-planning blog. Make sure to check it out!
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But today I am still just a bill
Oh dear... Todd just read over at Stacy's blog that they are releasing a special 30th anniversary edition DVD of Schoolhouse Rock in a special collector's 2-disc set. The prebook date is July 16th and the release date is August 27th. We listened to the CD versions 'til our ears bled when they first came out. I suspect our DVD player will never be the same.
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The late night double-feature picture show
What would you consider to be the "greatest movie moment of all time"? For me, I think it would be a toss-up -- either the kiss in the rain scene at the end of "Breakfast at Tiffany's" -- or the tear-jerk ending of "An Affair to Remember" as Cary Grant has the lightbulb moment. Both get me every single time, no matter how many times I've watched or that I know most of the words (and all of the plots) by heart. I was glad to see that they included the pasta-eating scene in "Lady and the Tramp" though. That movie is why we have a blonde cocker spaniel! (TV Guide link thanks to Jo.)
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Pretty as a picture
The winners and runnersup have been announced in the iPhoto Album Contest. Makes me want to grab the digital camera and head back outside again... Blast the rain, cold temps and my fever!
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Bye bye Miss American Pie
Ahhhh man... Instead of Tonya Harding vs. Amy Fisher, FOX has announced that Tonya will now be fighting Paula Jones instead during a televised celebrity boxing match. I'm sorry, but I think Amy took her ho'ing just a wee bit further than Paula did. I mean, examine the credentials. Amy willingly put out. Did Paula shoot somebody in the head? I don't think so. She didn't even want to give it. About the only thing we can hope for with this new plot is that Tonya will bust up that Republican-funded schnoz-job.
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Mike Tyson with a badge and gun
So I guess THAT'S what happens when they recruit Secret Service agents over the radio via career fairs, huh Mikey?

"Four off-duty U.S. Secret Service agents fought a crowd of locals...on February 18...in a San Diego area bar brawl... An agent bit off the tip of a man's ear in a fight outside the Daley Double bar. The fracas involved about 15 locals, and was triggered by agents making 'rude comments' to a local woman, the newspaper reported."
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An Apple a day
I know the feeling well. Why it seems, just like yesterday...
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A shout-out to my Peeps
These have circled the 'net many, many times in the past -- but 'tis the season to recycle 'em again!

  1. Peep Research: their basic science and health
  2. B.S.T.: Bunny Survival Tests
  3. Peeps Do Shakespeare
  4. Peep-O-Rama: featuring Peep gallery (with Peep wedding)
  5. Peep Art!

    - and last but not least -

  6. Peep Porn: go ahead - I dare you!

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