HAIKU D'ETAT


Pomp, circumstance, and panda bears

Posted in chinese food,crazy,dynasties,elections,entertainment,politics by thehaikudetat on 01/20/2011

A detail of a menu is seen on a place setting ...

A striking invite
list. Vera Wang, Jackie Chan
oh, and Michelle Kwan.

And then there was Babs,
who probably eats Chinese
food on Christmas day.

Read: For Hu Jintao’s state visit, a day of pomp and ceremony
Image source: Yahoo

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)

names from his father

Posted in attractive men,crazy,dynasties,elections,politics by thehaikudetat on 05/13/2010

obama 44 and obama 1

Hawaii takes a
stand. Very interesting
but my main concern:

How did I not know
Prez has a suffix? Can
we call him junior?

 

See for yourself: Hawaii State Department of Health
Read: Hawaii Limits Requests on Obama File
Image source: The Daily Mail

inconceivable

Posted in crazy,dynasties,economics by thehaikudetat on 04/21/2010

he'd be so much less scary after a few mimosas

Dear Burger King. A
mimosa without champagne?
You should be ashamed.

Image source: Of Cookies and Monsters
Read: Burger King Tests Mimosas and ‘Brunch’

proust must have been a yankees fan

Posted in dynasties,entertainment,yankees by thehaikudetat on 04/05/2010

deja vu, but it worked out ok last time around

Shades of last year as
CC fades. But message to
Sox is clear: it’s on.

Read: Red Sox Strike First, but Stay Tuned
Image source: NJ.com

rope-a-pope

Posted in crazy,dynasties,nasty,religion,travel by thehaikudetat on 03/25/2010

seems like the artist left out the blinders

Church gripped in scandal,
Irish bishop falls, Irish
bookies can rejoice.

Image source: The Visual Dictionary
Read: Bookmaker slashes odds on Pope’s resignation
Weep: The Document Trail – The Predator Priest who got Away

bronx defenders

Posted in attractive men,dynasties,entertainment,yankees by thehaikudetat on 10/19/2009
Jerry Hairston Jr. Yankees ALCS

mmm, angel pie

Boys in blue return
To October. Partying
Like its 2000.

Image source: NJ.com

all williams, all the time

Posted in dynasties,entertainment by thehaikudetat on 07/02/2009
Serena and Venus Williams Tennis Fashion Match

wimbledon junior prom

Talk about sibling
Rivalry. An all-sister
Act at Wimbledon.

 

Read: It’s Another All-Williams Final at Wimbledon
Image source: StyleFrizz

damn yankee

Posted in attractive men,dynasties,yankees by thehaikudetat on 03/08/2009

“The hip issue is not thought to be related to the use of performance-enhancing substances.”

The New York Times, 8 March 2009

 

A-Rod news slides to

Third base. Madge madness, ‘roid rage,

A hip issue, too.

 

 

Read: Surgery Will Keep Alex Rodriguez Out Until May

Image source: Baltimore Sun

A Reader, Not a Fighter

Posted in attractive men,dynasties,elections,politics by thehaikudetat on 12/30/2008

my, how all that reading has aged them

Rove speaks only the
Truth. Crichton, Camus, and Condi –
Bush’s dearest friends.
 
 
Read: Bush is a Book Lover

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