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


haiku-ing the world cup, vol. 2

Posted in borrowed,crazy,entertainment,travel by thehaikudetat on 06/11/2010

not annoying

Mandela’s the king,
RSA’s the place. It’s all
’bout vuvuzelas

(courtesy of nelly!)

Read: World Cup Fans, Beware the Vuvuzelas
Image source: The Spoiler

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)

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

stop the insanity

Posted in crazy,entertainment,nasty by thehaikudetat on 04/03/2010


seriously, the genetic line must end here

It is not ok
for snooki and j-wowwwwww to
reproduce. at all.

Read: Snooki & J-Woww Encouraged by Jersey Shore Producers to Get Pregnant
Image source: OMG!

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

madness, day 2

Posted in brackets,entertainment by thehaikudetat on 03/19/2010

damn you, clemson!!

A quick response to
my previous question in
haiku: yes, I will.

bracket racket

Posted in brackets,entertainment by thehaikudetat on 03/18/2010

The madness begins.
A year wiser. Will I still
be last in my pool?

Image source: How Stuff Works
Review: Update

don’t kiss me, i’m not irish

Posted in entertainment,holiday,religion by thehaikudetat on 03/17/2010

Clad in black, no beer
or parades for me. I am
the St. Patty’s Scrooge.


Image source: At Home in KC

lots of stuff that doesn’t kill you makes you weaker

Posted in entertainment,home by thehaikudetat on 03/11/2010

she's no peggy, but she'll do

A new vehicle
for Al Bundy. Brilliant.
Tivo overload.

Image source: IGN TV
Read: Modern Family – ‘Everybody Wants a Slice’

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