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Month: September 2005

Paris, you’re fired!

Paris, you’re fired!

Tuesday I saw Paris Hilton and company “driving” through the intersection of Laurel Canyon and Oxnard as I was coming home from work. If it had been Wednesday I would have been able to whip out my handy dandy new little camera…but it wasn’t…so you’ll have to trust me. I’m pretty sure it was her, after all, how many other 55 pound blonde girls with $5,000 sun glasses can swerve around in a 90 thousand dollar land rover barely missing…

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Everything okay in Texas

Everything okay in Texas

I realized that I do have family in Texas yesterday possibly affected by Rita. I gave my cousin Annie who lives in Woodlands Texas a call to see if she was alright. Here is a partial part of the email she sent me this morning: Andrew, Thanks for the call. I am fine. I stayed put for the hurricane. The Woodlands did not sustain damage, mainly fallen branches and millions of pine needles. Most of our power lines are burried,…

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go figure

go figure

So last night Amy and I decided to take a leisurely drive over Mulholland Drive after sun-down. Hey – if you want to know what Mulholland Drive looks like just keep a lookout for the new “driveable headlights” commercial for the VW passat (guy in passat follows cyclist at night). I just saw the ad and thought “hey I was just there last night…and those turning lights really would have come in handy!” But hey, since most tv commercials are…

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Ha ha! yes! I knew it!

Ha ha! yes! I knew it!

so-called “Guitar legend” Esteban was stripped of his legendary status this week when it was discovered that he is an entirely fictional character created specifically to sell pressboard guitars in infomercials. Allan Holdsworth, guitar legend and president of “Real Guitar Legends For Truth” released a statement on Monday calling for the immediate cessation of all applications of the appellation “Guitar legend” to the television character known as “Esteban”. According to the statement, “Esteban is a fictional character created by L.A….

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I miss you so much

I miss you so much

Just so y’all know… I’m still without internet at home. I can check most everything at work..however, my domain (andrewlorenzlong.com) has apparently been permanently blocked by the firewall at work. that means no blog updates unless I can do it at Amy’s. I only have time to say this today.