Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Monday, June 21, 2010

piano

amy sent us this link for an event called play me, i'm yours.

i played piano for 11 years (i stopped in high school), and i'm always so surprised when i sit down and, after LOTS of tinkering, can crank out bits of songs i still have stored somewhere in the back of my brain.

maybe i'll stop by astor place on my way home to see what i can pull out.

ps - i swear one day i will own a grand piano in my home.

Friday, June 18, 2010

oh weezy, you know how to cut straight to my heart

"i hate to see her go, but i love to watch her leave."

- lil wayne, "bedrock"

oh, sookie



thanks, snoop.

Sunday, June 13, 2010

the seventeen magazine project

why, in high school (and let's be honest, anytime since then), couldn't i have come up with any ideas as brilliant as this one?

jamie keiles is a high school senior from pennsylvania, blogging her way through the following experiment:

the seventeen magazine project is an attempt to spend one month living according to the gospel of seventeen magazine. this blog will serve as documentation of this endeavor, as well as commentary on the adolescent experience. for a complete list of project rules and goals, click here.

as an avid fan of sarcasm and former magazine-holic, i'm absolutely sold.

well played, jamie.

Friday, June 11, 2010

speaking of rachael harris...

first, watch this video. then, watch this.

it gets me every time.

will arnett

how do i love thee? let me count the ways...

this is one.

this is admittedly not the funniest thing i've ever seen, but rarely does will arnett fail to make me laugh out loud. and thrown together with jason bateman, aubrey plaza and rachael harris? nice casting, orbit.

i love you new york, moment #1231249780828

a man walks down the street outside of our office in broad daylight in a bright pink hula skirt, coconut bra, and wig. and no one bats an eye.

thank you, dave holmes

my year of everything: yes

the killers - this is your life

man, i am on a crazy blogging music kick. unfortunately, i can't figure out how to embed the videos at their full sizes, so obviously the edges on everything i've posted thus far are cut off. anyway, i am really excited for this weekend. i'm going to get a lot of stuff i need to get done out of the way, and i've also just had a resurgence of energy. i'm really thrilled and motivated to start writing again. last night i started thinking about how much i love sitting in my pajamas, drinking coffee, and listening to itunes while i write. i'm clearly not the first person to figure out that starting is the hardest part, but once i get in the groove, writing is so fun and therapeutic. not in the way that it helps me work out my issues, but it's like yoga for my brain. anyway, this song is going on my writing playlist fa sho!

ps - i am fully aware that this post is a huge bowl of cliche, and trust me, it makes me want to vomit just as much as you. except my vomit would be like really nervous but happy and excited vomit, with just a touch of "oh really, wow, you're so poignant, casey. really original epiphany you've had there."





Thursday, June 10, 2010

daaayum salma!

i'll be honest, at first i feel sorry for her, or rather, scared with her (that's called empathy, little ones). but then shit just gets ridiculous. salma, you need a time out.







magnet & gemma hayes - lay lady lay

this one, too. this has been an ongoing song obsession for definitely over a year.

matt & kim - daylight

i also can't stop listening to this song, and i haven't been able to stop for probably a year now.

nicholas + kathryn beck


two weekends ago marked the wedding of a best friend of mine, kathryn (a.k.a. kat, a.k.a. kitty, a.k.a. kitty kat meow face). i'll spare you all the gory details; suffice it to say that i love her very, very much, and i really love her husband nick. they really are a great couple to be around and have on your side. i could not be happier for the two of them and wish them absolutely nothing but the best. i'm excited for their future together, and also excited to know that they'll be a part of my life no matter where we are for a long time to come.

Wednesday, June 09, 2010

i am not a robot

i cannot stop listening to this song. i love the lyrics, i love her voice, i love the music. love love love this song.

Tuesday, June 08, 2010

awards watch: emmy roundtable -- comedy actors

once again, thank you lance for sending this to me. lance always sends us the best links.

Monday, June 07, 2010

i love new york

sometimes i forget that i live in new york city. i'm easily reminded on beautiful spring days when i open my eyes and look around at all of the people who are out and about, when i see the trees are blooming, when i feel the breeze is perfect, and new york just feels so damn quaint.

it's really easy to admire and fall in love with new york on days like that. days when you really want to take it all in, and when you try to, you actually look up and see how tall the buildings are and it's such a nice wake up call that, yeah, you moved up here for a reason and every bit of it has absolutely been worth it.

and then there are also days when you're walking home and you pass a mcdonald's and realize that you're not crazy - that mcdonald's definitely has a walk-thru.

people will inevitably offer different reasons for why they love new york, but let's be honest people: we love new york because it's crazy and it gets away with whatever it wants.

do you know how many times i've wanted to walk through a mcdonald's drive-thru at home? honestly, under 10 times, but that doesn't take away from the fact that i've never been able to... until now!