these were their stories

Posted in deliciousness,dynasties,entertainment,farewells by thehaikudetat on 05/14/2010

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Dick Wolf says goodbye
to beloved L&O.    
New York city streets

will feel empty, with
no more film crews. But never
fear – syndication!


Read: Media Decoder
Image source: Law and Order Info Blog (seriously, there are many)


peep culture

Posted in deliciousness,entertainment,home by thehaikudetat on 03/31/2010

Free peep show. Best waste
of time and refined sugar
I can imagine.


Watch: Washington Post Peeps Diorama Contest
Image source: ditto

why is this night different from all other nights in the white house?

Posted in attractive men,crazy,deliciousness,holiday,politics,religion by thehaikudetat on 03/30/2010

I bet elijah shows up for obama

Gefilte fish on
White House plates, yarmulke on
The President’s head.

I wonder if the
Obama children fed their
chopped liver to Bo?

Read: Next Year in the White House: A Seder Tradition
Image source: The Caucus

total recall

Posted in crazy,deliciousness,nasty by thehaikudetat on 03/15/2010

cardamom, cumin, and hydrologized vegetable protein. delish.

Food danger lurks. I
should stop bringing snack bags of
HVP to work.

Image source: Caswell’s Mom’s
Read: Salmonella fears spur growing food flavoring recall

coke addict

Posted in deliciousness,yankees by thehaikudetat on 10/19/2009

Coca-Cola mini by Business Wire.

This post, intended
For the Yanks. Instead, please join
Me in a welcome.

The mini coke can!
If heaven has a mini
Bar, these are in it.

Image source: Slate.com
Read: Is the Coke Mini Can the New Light Cigarette? 
Read and weep: Angels Jolt Yankees with Walk-Off

happy birthday, will shakespeare!

Posted in attractive men,birthdays,deliciousness by thehaikudetat on 04/22/2009
Shakespeare's Birthday!

a special lace collar for a special birthday boy

Happy birthday-ish!

Good luck with the four hundred

Forty-five candles.  



Read: 5 Ways to Celebrate Shakespeare’s Birthday

Visit: Shakespeare’s Birthday Open House

Image source: Austin Shakespeare

maybe I’m just getting bigger

Posted in deliciousness,travel by thehaikudetat on 04/14/2009

shrink wrap

shrink wrap

Ice caps and crème eggs

Are shrinking. Woe is me, and

To the polar bears.



Read: They’re Shrinking Our Cadbury Crème Eggs and Denying it

Image source: Candy Snob


Posted in deliciousness,nasty by thehaikudetat on 03/27/2009

moderately joyous

Oh SoyJoy ads, how

You have deceived me. Less Joy

Than I might have hoped.



Some people who agree with me, emphatically: Food Product Review

Image source: PRNews

candy land

Posted in deliciousness,economics by thehaikudetat on 03/24/2009

Thank you, New York Times.

Now I can rationalize

My candy habit.


Savings sour, the sweets

Still sweet. Who needs a mortgage

When there’s Gummy Bears?



Read: When Economy Sours, a Tootsie Roll can still Soothe the Soul

Image source: Shape and Colour

You had me at cupcake

Posted in deliciousness by thehaikudetat on 08/28/2008

Hello, cupcake! More

Yummy ways in Dupont to

Make my clothes tighter.



Visit: Hello, Cupcake!

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