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DVR The Shit out of Louie


(via Videogum)

Even though I accidentally watched the first two episodes of Louis CK's new FX show, Louie, the result remains the same - it's good and could turn out to be really good once it finds it's footing. So watch all the stand up that's was placed in between the sitcomy parts of the show. and if you're not DVRing it already, DVR the shit out of Louie.

Bill Murray in Black Book



"He grabs his phone and dials a number. “Hello?” he says to the woman on the other line. “Hi, it’s Bill Murray and I need your help. What’s the DP’s name?” He puts her on speakerphone. She tells him that the man in question is award-winning cinematographer Christopher Doyle, but that he refers to himself as Super-Chris. “We called him Sir Christopher,” she says, laughing. Murray, visibly relieved, leans back in an armchair at Manhattan’s Four Seasons Hotel. He is dressed in a black T-shirt and yellow tape-measure suspenders. “Okay, I’ll call you back,” he says, and, excusing his mental block, adds, “I was just eating Froot Loops. And I had a plastic bag over my head.” "
(via Black Book)

The Expendables Trailer


(via Paul Scheer)

I could seriously watch this trailer all day on loop...

Hot Blog Alert - The Results Are In


(via The Results Are In)

Screen Caps and gifs from Maury? There goes productivity the morning.

Larry David if Larry David was Made Out of Construction Paper


(via Chelsea Kirchoff)

Started re-watching Curb Your Enthusiasm, and it confirms my belief that semi fictional or not, Larry David is the best.

Orange (Door) Banana


(via TDW)

Knock Knock! Who's there? Orange Apple Banana dot com.

Live Jams: I'm From Barcelona - Mingus



Off of 2008's Who Killed Harry Houdini.

Promo Video for Pet Sounds


Pet Sounds Promo Film

The Beach Boys | MySpace Music Videos


I love my Carl,
I love my Brian, my Dennis,and my Al,
I could even find it in my heart to love Mike Love.

Saturday Sharing (06/26/10)



I'm "this" close to watching the entire fourth season of 'Till Death: Incredibly interesting article on the forth wall breaking, animated sequence featuring, Blossom cast cameo-ing, son-in-law thinking he's on a sitcom, and not sure if the writers or actors care 4th season of the Brad Garrett sitcom, 'Till Death. (via The AV Club)

July 1st is next Thursday: Okay, Lebron James is almost ours, Knick fans. And by "our's" I mean, he's a Bull or a Cav or a Heat (? (not quite sure the singular of Heat is)) but let us pretend he's signs with the Knicks and does a bunch of New York things (like hanging with Woody Allen!!!) in a Knick uniform (or a bunch of Jersey things, with a Nets jersey). (via Get Lebron)

The National, High Violet on the Homeland Security Advisory Chart: National frontman, Matt Berringer caused a bomb scare in the Honolulu airport due to a novelty alarm clock he picked up while on an international press tour for High Violet. The National, not as boring as some think. (via Spinner)

Next up on my "world wide" Pizza Tour, Frankie & Fanucci's
: "One of the top pizzerias in Westchester and better than the vast majority of pizzerias in New York City," I must go. (via Slice)

Video Hits One, Animal Collective - Guys Eyes: And like that, there's a video for Guy Eyes off of 2009's incredible, Merriweather Post Pavilion. (via My Animal Home)

Boo Jason Bateman? Whatever nerds: Okay nerds, follow me here... Say you were the star of the best sitcom in the history of television? Say you went to your local Apple store to pick up the new iPhone? Say you waited on line like everyone else? Say because of your fame, one of the dudes at the Apple Store ask if you want to skip the line and get the new iPhone in 5 minutes instead of 5 hours? You wouldn't do it? You're full of a bologna. (via Videogum)

The Billionaire Bro Bail Out: The financially floundering American Apparel was "saved" by the recent investment by "Billionaire bro," Ron Burkle. So V-Neck shirts, shinny leggings, and striped socks for everyone, on me or Ron Burkle, preferably Ron Burkle. (via Hipster Runoff)

Things that this Cat has in common with Lieutenant Dan


(via Animal)

MAGIC LEGS (or paws if you will).

Haters gonna hate on David Stern


(via Mocksession)

David Stern might as well told the crowd at the Theater at Madison Square Garden that the Knicks are NEVER GOING TO GET LEBRON JAMES based on the chorus of boos that he recieved last night.

Keyboards are for piggies?


(via Vulture)

Hey Look, The Midtown West Shack Shake Has A Sign


(via Midtown Lunch)

Another Shake Shack popping up in New York? Awesome! It's in Midtown? Awesome! Midtown West? Not so awesome! Boo-Urns.

"Life has a lot of ups... and downs" - Kenny Strasser


(via Videogum)

Gambling? Drugs? Women? Lotto? Praise the lord that K-Strass was saved from all those vices by the magic of yo-yo's and has gone on to be the best.

Cartoon Ryan Vs. The World

Google Image Search - Scrambled Eggs



And that's what the inside of my head feels like today, awesome!

Summer 2010, Higher and Higher



Get pysched for the first day of summer with this scene from Wet Hot American Summer.

Kathie Lee, iCarly Tween star cook it up on Today


(via Ricky Van Veen)

Who is this kid and why doesn't he have his own tween cooking show?

Saturday Sharing (06/19/10)

(My Doppleganger, via This is Photobomb)

Taking away the b and the f and the other f: So there's a movement to break up best friends in school before they even get started, expect a lot of middle school yearbooks to be signed by a girl named Beth with the following "Wow, this year is crazy. I can't believe we're going to high school next year, I can't wait. It was great being friends with you, KIT. Beth" But I don't think Beth will be keeping in touch. (via NY Times)

ESPN Zone closes, Mike Lupica to report to an empty restaurant on Sunday: I'll admit it, I enjoy seeing shots of a relatively empty Times Square on Sunday mornings during the Sports Reporters when they came back from break, as not only does it remind me of that Tom Cruise movie but I;d like to think it'd be an awesome place to live in post apocalyptic New York. But regardless, I must know where will Lupica, Bob Ryan, Mitch Album, and the other Sports Reporters go on Sunday mornings to talk about sports now? (via Eater NY)

You had me at peanut butter and jelly ice cream sandwich: Yeah, this is happening. (via Grub Street)

Let us settle this MMA in New York problem in the Octagon, oh wait... it's still not legal: You would think legalizing that the cash cow that is Mixed Martial Arts would be a no brainer for broke ass New York state, right? Not exactly... (via Deadspin)

There's nothing more erotic than a bro massaging his bro: Let's take that bro's icing bro's deal to the next level, BROS MASSAGING BROS! (via TopherChris)

Gary Brooks Faukner, Patriot
: Pakistani authorities want to give OAB's Patriot of the year a pysch exam because he sought out to kill Bin Laden with a kick ass sword? Pakistan, you and me, we're not on speak terms anymore. (via Gothamist)

I would have loved you forever too, Natalie Portman and her shaved head: The band, Natalie Portman's Shaved Head kind of breaks up with Natalie Portman (in video form) as they are changing it's name to Brite Future. I'm kind bummed out for the both of them (via Spin)

Toy Story, The Wire, The Mash Up You Never Knew You Wanted


(via Videogum)

Sringer Buzzyear, Woody McNulty, you know the rest...

Ron Artest, NBA Champion



To quote KG, anything is possibleeeeeeeeeeeeee.

Twitter Highlights - the Oak Man and the Sports Pope



The real Charles Oakley retweeting "the real" Mike Francesca about the '94 Finals, now that's magic. Back aftah dis...

Make it happen - Immortal Dog


(TDW)

Come to think of it, I do wish my dog was immortal...

You're Fucking Out, He's Fucking Back (in September)



(via Vulture)

Kenny Fucking Powers back in Fucking September.

Wrecked Skateboard Deck reborn as Moose



(via Animal NY)

My Half Year in Lists ('10 Edition)

6 Months and 16 Days into 2010, and in no real order, here's the 3rd edition of my half year...




Beach House - Teen Dream
(Insound/Amazon/Myspace)


Titus Andronicus - The Monitor
(Insound/Amazon/Myspace)


Ariel Pink’s Haunted Graffiti - Before Today
(Insound/Amazon/Myspace)


Broken Social Scene - Forgiveness Rock Record
(Insound/Amazon/Myspace)



Sleigh Bells - Treats
(Insound/Amazon/Myspace)


The National - High Violet
(Insound/Amazon/Myspace)


The Gaslight Anthem - American Slang
(Insound/Amazon/Myspace)


The Bird & The Bee - Interpreting the Masters Vol . 1
(Insound/Amazon/Myspace)


Wait What - The Notorious XX
(Myspace)


Wu Tang v. The Beatles
(Download)

LCD Soundsystem - This is Happening
(Insound/Amazon/Myspace)

Hot Links - More new Arcade Fire



And the slow leak of The Suburbs continues...

Acoustic Jams on Rooftops: The Hold Steady - The Weekenders

The Hold Steady perform "The Weekenders" from Gothamist House on Vimeo.


(via Gothamist)

"The theme of this party is the industrial age, and you came in dressed like a train wreck." While Heaven is Whenever didn't "light my world on fire," it does feature "The Weekenders" which is quite the gem.

Saturday Sharing (06/12/10)

(via Deadspin)

Facebook like - Get Zach Gilford an Emmy nomination: Zach Gilford of Friday Night Lights gave the performance of this or any other television season in the season 4 episode in Matt Saracen's swan song in Dillon, "The Son." So do me a favor, go on the fbook page and press like because if you saw it, you'd like it. So not so clear eyes (they got kind of misty watching "The Son"), full hearts, can't lose! (via the AV Club)

Saturday's plan, being knee deep in barbecue: Serious Eats interviews Chris Lilly, the pitmaster of Big Bob Gibson's BBQ which will be one of the many stops I plan on making today at the Big Apple BBQ Block Party in Madison Square Park. (via Serious Eats)

Do they make Old Spice Bubble Bath: Look at this clip, now back at me, look at the clip featuring the little kid I want to adopt to be my sidekick. (via Videogum)

Move over Belle & Sebastian/Teen Fanclub, Arcade Fire/Spoon, MIA/Sleigh Bells, we have a new concert of the summer: Drake (of Degrassi and Rap fame), Hanson (of Mmmbop fame) and Ninja Sonik are playing the South Street Seaport next Friday. Be there, or just be there. (via BrooklynVegan)

China, Where Dogs can be whatever they want to be when they grow up: The latest in dog couture in China, dying your pup to look like a wild animal whether it be a panda, a tiger, or a smoke monster. (via Best Week Ever)

Real life Shrek and Donkey lead the green team to big victory: The sparks in the Celtics win on Thursday, Nate Robinson and Glen Davis were all drool and piggy back rides in their celebration. (via Deadspin)

Jams - All Saints Day's "You Can't Be Alone:" Check the latest song from Katy of Vivian Girls and Gregg of Cat Power's side project, All Saints Day. Needless to say, it's a jam. (via Gorilla vs Bear)

Bluth Boys for Orbit Gum


(via TDW)

Bateman? Arnett (with a fake mustache)? Aubrey Plaza? A couple of besties? I'm buying some Orbit gum right now.

"Hello Hollywood, Do I have an idea for you..."


(via Gothamist)

Jurassic Park Slope featuring Bill Murray? Get Hollywood on the line because that's a movie that needs to be made.

Crayola presents Wes Anderson



(via Hungry Hearted)

Crayon drawings of pretty much every character from Wes Anderson's films? Say hello to my new desktop background.

Google Image Search: Barry Horowitz



For whatever reason, I spent a decent amount of time on the wikipedia (and later, google image search) of former pro wrestler, Barry Horowitz. And with that being said, no one rocks a dress shirt and (possibly, probably) sweatpants like Barry "The Winner" Horowitz*.


* Horowitz was a jobber (wrestling term for guy who loses all the time), yet he called himself the winner. I like the way he thinks.

The R isn't for Roethlisberger


(via The Smoking Gun)

Ben's got that "I'd like to r her" look in his eyes.

Personas by J Trav


(via Persona by J Trav)

Run into me any time, and I probably won't have a MacGyver DVD set in my messenger bag. What you will find in my bag right now - pair of sunglasses, my keys, my ipod, a red Netlfix envelope, Will Leitch's latest, Are We Winning and a banana. Time to add my giant gold headphones which I never wear and possibly a vintage camera that I don't own in case I wind up on a "What's in your bag" flickr set.

Saturday Sharing (06/05/10)


(via It's Always Sunny Tumblr)

Confirming the confirmed: Welcome to New York, Nala, Adamma, & Shani,who are the new Lion Cubs at the Bronx Zoo. And Gothamist is right, they are quite adorable.(via Gothamist)

When I need expert advice on the NBA from an alt comedian, I go to Jon Glaser
: Delocated is coming back this summer (yay!), so the show's creator/star, Jon Glaser joins a bunch of mega famous people (Mario Lopez, Fedor, Cal Ripken, Jr among others) to predict the result of the 2010 NBA Finals... My pick, Lake Show in 6. (via De(B)LO(G)cated)

Oh Happy (Doughnut) Day: We (me) here at Orange Apple Banana love doughnuts, so in celebration of yesterday's National Doughnut Day, let's take a serious look at donuts with serious eats. (via Serious Eats)

I only care about the most serious of issues - What does Diddy do best?: Vulture looks at the modern day Renaissance Man, Sean Combs and all of his many "talents." (via Vulture)

Don't go chasing summer jams, stick to the every day jams you are used to
: Every "song of the summer" since 1940 but not enough Panda Bear which was featured heavily on the Ryan Summer Jam Playlist at the BBQ I went to on Monday. (via Buzzfeed)

Netflix plans on staying it's wonderful self: Sometimes change is great, we love change, am I right? But in this case, thanks Netflix for planning on not changing. (via Gizmodo)

No Waaves breakdowns at Primavera Sound this year, just covers of songs referring to said breakdown: Remember when the dude from Waaves had that crazy breakdown last year at the Primavera Sound Festival in Spain? No, oh okay. Anyway, here's Best Coast covering Waaves' "So Bored" at this year's festival. (via P4K)

Ice Cream Donut Sandwich from Holey Cream? Holy Cow.


(via Midtown Lunch)

That's it! An ice cream sandwich with donuts as the bread is so happening this summer.

Super Champion and Walker, Texas Ranger Lever Puller?



My team's quarterback shows up at Radio City Music Hall and pulls the "Chuck Norris tv show" lever in his spare time, what does your QB do?

Google Image Search - Ken Griffey, Jr



Yes, Iron Mike's picture came up when I did a google image search for the recently retired Ken Griffey, Jr.

Jams: Slow Club - Our Most Brilliant Friends



Off of 2009's Yeah So. And with that, I'm off to eat lasanga and play "Apples to Apples" with some of my most brilliant friends.

This Polaroid is Forever


(via Obsolete)

Polaroid tattoo? Kind of want.

The NBA, It's Fantasti.. Delicious


(via Eater)

Edible NBA Logos on Pizza? Yum? Barf? You decide.

Summer of Doing Stuff - Lost Exhibit at Vilcek Foundation


(The Whole Set over at my flickr)

On Saturday, I checked out the Lost exhibit at the Vilcek Foundation on 167 East 73rd Street in Manhattan. The Dharma Van, Jughead, Sawyer's Letter to the OG Sawyer, and so much more. It really was a Lost nerd's dream come to life if you brought a bunch of props from the show and put them in a gallery on the UES.