Tuesday, May 17, 2005

Tuesday night

My bedroom is a complete mess. I have a pile of skirts on my desk, a collection of shopping bags that is gathering dust near my bathroom. My desk is covered with mail, old time out new yorks and Victoria Secret catalogs. I have been meaning to clean this up but I have been playing office jockey for the last couple of weeks and I am exhausted when I come back in.

Its actually my own fault. Its been like this for awhile and I keep telling myself I am going to clean this place up. I usally start cursing to myself that things will be different when I am missing one of my Jimmy Choos. Then I find it and run to a party and forget about seeing the light about being messy until next crisis.

Dad got me a palmpilot to help me organize but got really pissed when I lost it. It seems hopeless. I am lucky that I even get my bills done in time.

17 Comments:

Anonymous the writer said...

I call shenanigans on this whole blog. You call missing a Jimmy Choo a crisis? A Manolo, maybe. A Christian Louboutin, possibly. But a Jimmy Choo? Get real.

And by the way, how is it that a "Prada Princess" such as yourself stoops to Victoria's Secret? You don't shop exclusively for La Perla at Barney's or La Petite Coquette?

And the nonchalantly "ironic statement "Dad got me a palmpilot to help me organize but got really pissed when I lost it." I know pathos, ethos, and logos when I see it. You're doing a piss-poor job of using it, but I can still see it.

It gets better and better. Just keep on "writing," sweetie.

8:16 PM  
Blogger Ole said...

Perhaps "the writer" can suggest a domain where we can all see examples of his own writing.

3:01 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

ole stop sticking up for PP. i swear, from your comments lately, i'm beginning to think you actually like the idiot. *shudder*.

7:33 AM  
Blogger Ole said...

Just trying to be equable.

Besides, I don't have any specific problems with the girl, assuming she's real. But if you're going to whine at her about being a poor writer, then assume that she's able to use the persuasive appeal theory of logos, pathos and ethos, you're either a fool or you're googling too hard.

OK, and maybe I'm feeling a little more aympathetic in my old age, if 29 qualifies.

8:07 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Victoria's Secret?! Please. No self-respecting JAP would shop there. P.S. Hello, hire a cleaning lady.

8:27 AM  
Anonymous the writer said...

Yeah, Ole, that's the best idea I've ever heard. Post my uncopyrighted work on the internet, for Godssakes. Even better, put a LINK to it on a page that receives moderate traffic. What the hell is wrong with you?

Aside from that, I indeed called her a piss-poor writer, then referred to her attempts to use classic persuasive appeals. "A little knowledge is a dangerous thing." Think about that.

10:27 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

What kind of NYC JAP does not even have a cleaning lady?

I could let everything else slide as possible: wanting a maid's room in your apartment; hanging out at house parties in Brooklyn in sketchy neighborhoods (WTF?); getting fat; keeping a blog; seeing obscure martial arts films; and lying about buying Louis Vuitton on sale. However, this time you have crossed the line and now I know you are fake.

10:54 AM  
Anonymous Hater of Pretentious Douche Bags said...

Dear the writer:
You are a douche. Anyone with half a brain knows that Copyright is secured automatically when the work is created.

In other words, don't worry about copyright protection, you already have it (ask any half-assed lawyer to confirm).

So, let's see what you've got.

11:03 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I'm a lawyer and the douchebag-hater is right. www.copyright.gov

12:09 PM  
Anonymous The Writer said...

So be it. Some of my work is quite lengthy (essays, scholarly works, literary commentaries), and I'd be happy to make a net portfolio if anyone can reccomend a free webhost that won't lose my formatting... AOL's "Easy Designer" didn't allow enough space and it lost my format.

2:28 PM  
Blogger Ole said...

Fairly elementary stuff for a "writer" to be unaware of, I'm thinking. Which literary works do you comment on? See Spot Run? Books with "I'm waterproof and chewable" on the back?

3:53 AM  
Blogger Pseudo_Sincere said...

Nothing important to add, just thought I'd join the party. I will say, however, it amuses me when people write comment such as this:
"And by the way, how is it that a Prada Princess such as yourself stoops to Victoria's Secret?"
without realising they sound worse than PP by stooping to her level of label whore-ishness (and don't file this under "A defence for PP" because it obviously isn't one) Btw Ole, "aympathetic"? You really don't use spellcheck do you? ;) But I will say that I agree with you.
- G (who finally got an account, yay me)

6:17 AM  
Blogger Ole said...

Spellcheck, shit. I know what I mean ;)

8:04 AM  
Anonymous the writer said...

Sarcasm. You should look it up.

As far as web hosts being "elementary," Ole, I am unfamiliar with internet publishing, as I don't have the desperate need for positive reinforcement from strangers. Professors, peers, and fellow student writers are enough for me.

I repeat: give me a web host and I'll post my work.

12:57 AM  
Blogger Ole said...

"Give me a webhost".

I wonder... do you do your own laundry? Mum won't be there foever, you know.

3:06 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I call your bluff, Ole.

11:49 AM  
Anonymous other said...

i call shenanigans on all of you

7:39 PM  

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