I’m a happy person and I’ve always enjoyed watching comedy movies and shows.  I have a high respect with comedians because I really find them witty and having a comic timing is a talent that not everyone possesses.

It was last year when my friend Jay-r invited us to watch an improvisation act.   It was foreign sounding to me so I immediately accepted the invite and two other friends Rhix and Ray joined us.

It was the time I got introduced to SPIT Manila or Silly People’s Improv Theatre, the country’s premiere improvisational theatre troupe.  It differs from the usual stand-up comedy routines as its performances fully involve the audience.  They perform scenes, songs and games completely based on audience suggestions just like in the show “Whose line is it anyway?”

And last June 30th we came back to watch the show as SPIT Manila’s celebrating their 10th year and they staged a Manila festival to showcase different talents in the country and neighboring countries in Asia like China and Taiwan and as far as USA.

Right before the show started my friends and I were discussing that maybe we should try auditioning.  Its non-conventional act and spontaneity really appealed to me and made me think that doing an improv should be put in my bucket list.

And you wouldn’t believe just before the 2nd act finished I just found myself rushing to the stage and volunteered myself to perform with the Beijing improv cast notwithstanding that they are all Americans (I think), I’m doing it for the first time and in a foreign language.  What was I thinking?

But at the end of the show, I had so much fun.  I was really fortunate that the audience was very appreciative and they really know how to give credit to the performers.  But I think foreigners are more appreciative than Filipinos.

Forgive me but I’m sharing the link and proof that I can be crazy even if I’m not drunk.  Hope you’ll like it.  Go away!

 

A week ago I was just telling my new friend Jon from twitter that I think he’s going to be a good father because he loves kids and he’ll be such a good catch for women.  Then he replied that when the time comes that he’ll father someone he wants to be like Hank Moody of the show Californication so he recommended me to watch it so I’d understand his point.

Since I’m sometimes bored with my life and I’ve got True Blood and re-runs of Sex and the City on my list, I’ve decided to give Californication a try.  The show has 4 seasons already and it has only 12 episodes that run about 25 to 28 minutes per episode so sparing half  an hour didn’t sound too big of a deal.

The series revolves around Hank Moody, a novelist plagued by personal demons. He blames his longtime writer’s block on a variety of reasons, ranging from the hedonism of Los Angeles to the departure of his girlfriend Karen. Hank constantly deals with the consequences of his inability to say “no” to drugs, sex and alcohol, while trying to show his family that he can be a good, responsible, caring father to Becca and a monogamous partner to Karen. (Credits to Wikipedia.org)

I really find Hank Moody a little annoying because he tends to make things complicated when everything shouldn’t.  And he keeps on beating around the bush when he can just blurt it out in the open.  Well, I think that’s exactly what the character is all about since he’s a writer.  I love his wits though.  His lines and sarcastic way of delivering the lines are actually appreciated.  I wouldn’t be finishing the entire season 1 in two days if I didn’t like the show, right?

I’m quoting one or two samples of his quotable quotes, an example of sarcasm, “”Apathy kills, but I don’t care.” An example of how sleazy he is, “I won’t go down in history, but I will go down on your sister.” I can’t quote too much because you wouldn’t appreciate it unless you’ve seen the scene.  These are just two of the hundreds, I think.

And aside from Hank, the character that I actually adored is his daughter Becca.  She’s taken for granted by Hank at times but she knows that Hank loves her so much.  She’s sensitive and you can totally feel that she loves her parents.  I just love how Hank and Karen’s style of upbringing her.  Totally liberated and westernized.  Believe me, I grew up with that same style and I ended up totally okay. 

And another reason why I love her is because she’s matured.  She doesn’t speak her age.  She told Karen her mom when she’s starting to have second thoughts about making the right choice of abandoning her marriage to another guy just to go back and take the risk with Hank once again.  “He is who he is, Mom. You knew that when you jumped into the car with us. If you’re worried you made a mistake, that’s not his fault. You have to love him for who he is, not his potential.”

See what I mean?  If you want a light funny family drama with graphic and lewd scenes about sex and lessons on parenting all rolled into one, Californication is a highly recommended show for you.  It’s like a having a good laugh while learning new stuff about life.  Give it a try then tell me how you find it maybe we won’t just end up sharing thought about the show maybe we can do more.  Just kidding I’m just trying if there’s a Hank Moody in me.  😀

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I don’t usually check videos in youtube except when friends tell me to check something out or if I’d post something about music and I’d like to share the song to my readers.

So this is what this post is all about.  I love music and I love dancing so when I saw tweets from Twitter about the song Nobody by Wondergirls, a Korean group sensation, I got easily intrigued with the sound and the suggestive steps.

Apparently, this video has been posted since December 2008 and I’ve heard from the news days back that they’d (Wondergirls) be opening for the Jonas Brothers who will be on tour.  So here’s the video.

 

 

But there is a funnier video of this song.  Check this out.

 

 

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Exploring facebook was really part of getting to know the social networking site.  I have to admit that there was a time that I really got hooked on the applications like the pet shops and other games.

People have different opinions on this, some find it amusing to take quizzes and follow on applications like a true avid fan while others get annoyed of receiving stuffs from random people they don’t even know.

I think we should just practice proper etiquette on social networking sites as well like those that we extend in our real social life besides the only difference between the two is one is virtual and one is actual.

Some of these are the following:

  1. Don’t accept friend invites from those you don’t actual know if you don’t intend to know more about them
  2. Send out invites to those who you think share the same interest
  3. Avoid sharing too much information

Well there are a lot of dos and don’ts and I think I actually contradict the 3rd tip that I have mentioned.  For one, I share information of myself in blog and networking sites.  I tend to over broadcast what I feel for my interest and for others to see.  It isn’t because I like the attention, yes I do at times but basically I just lose my self control more often than I should.

And proof of it was this quiz that I have recently made.  Here’s the link:

http://apps.facebook.com/quizdoyouknowme/take_quiz.jsp?q=2640768&key=N1TK

Well, I didn’t really intend to share too much information when I made this.  I just wanted to make friends laugh.  I just thought of being witty and insane that time.  I also wanted to know if my friends really know me by answering these questions.

Anyway, to date no one has scored above 65%.  My niece even got a 50% from the quiz and I find it really weird because my life is like an open book to many.  I know I share so many stories to people around me well actually to my close friends only.  So I am putting up a challenge to friends who will get at least 80% of the quiz, I have a special surprise for you.

Let’s see if there will be takers of this challenge.

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Last Friday, I went to the mall to watch a movie.  People who know me would probably be surprised to know that I went to a gimmick on a Friday night.  I really hate to go on a crowded place and I am such a home buddy that my ideal day on week ends is just staying at home staying in front of my computer.

 

Anyway, I met up with friends because it is always nice to spend night outs with good friends for fun and talk.  While doing so, we passed by SM and my friend has to buy something and as the mall’s tagline says… “We’ve got it all for you” a very appropriate tag line because they truly have everything you need. 

 

If you are looking for affordability, it is the best place and it is very accessible as well.  To date they have almost 24 branches located in the country.

 

I can even recall when I was a kid whenever I get the chance to stare at the blue shopping bag of SM, I’d always count the branches and crossed out the place I’ve been to.  I even included it in my bucket list that before I die, I do intend to visit all of their branches. 

 

Of course, I don’t really intend to do that anymore, things that we think of when we are kids.   I just really find this very funny or maybe, I’ll just do it then who knows.  This can really be exciting.  To date, I think I have visited at least 10 of the 24 branches and I am hoping that they won’t put up a couple more branches because doing so will really make it harder on my part if I decided to do this before I die.  Just kidding!

I really love Brothers and Sisters. 

 

This show can make me laugh and at the same time it can also make me cry.  I can’t actually recall how many times I’ve cried because it really touched me.

 

The family reminds me of our family especially my siblings, how we interact with each other, the times when they connive; they make fun of a certain sibling, they tell lies and secrets of each other to each other.  It really makes me laugh on top of my lungs.

 

I’m posting the latest episode of Season 3 which is the 10th episode.

 

This is an example of how funny the drama series is.  Ha-ha!

 

I’m just cleaning up my emails and found this in my draft for sending but I can’t remember why on earth I haven’t send it yet.  I have read this email long time ago and I just find this article very funny.  Here’s the post!

 

INSTALLING HUSBAND

Dear Tech Support,

Last year I upgraded from Boyfriend 5.0 to Husband 1.0 and noticed a distinct slow down in overall system performance — Particularly in the flower and jewelry applications, which operated flawlessly under Boyfriend 5.0.

In addition, Husband 1.0 uninstalled many other valuable programs, such as Romance 9.5 and Personal Attention 6.5 and then installed undesirable programs such as NFL 5.0, NBA 3.0 and Golf Clubs 4.1. Conversation 8.0 no longer runs, and Housecleaning 2.6 simply crashes the system.  I’ve tried running Nagging 5.3 to fix these problems, but to no avail.   What can I do?

Signed,

Desperate

                                                

Dear Desperate:

First, keep in mind Boyfriend 5.0 is an Entertainment Package, while Husband 1.0 is an Operating System.  

Please enter the command:   “http: I Thought You Loved Me.HTML” and try to download Tears 6.2 and don’t forget to install the Guilt 3.0 update. If that application works as designed, Husband 1.0 should then automatically run the applications Jewelry 2.0 and Flowers 3.5.

But remember, overuse of the above application can cause Husband 1.0 to default to Grumpy Silence 2.5, Happy Hour 7.0, or Beer 6.1. Beer 6.1 is a very bad program that will download the Snoring Loudly Beta.

Whatever you do, DO NOT install Mother-in-law 1.0 (it runs a virus in the background that will eventually seize control of all your system resources).  Also, do not attempt to reinstall the Boyfriend 5.0 program.  These are unsupported applications and will crash Husband 1.0.

In summary, Husband 1.0 is a great program, but it does have limited memory and cannot learn new applications quickly.

You might consider buying additional software to improve memory and performance. We recommend Food 3.0 and Hot Lingerie 7.7.

Good Luck, 

Tech Support