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Sunday, November 25, 2012

Pod-a-Doodle-Do Episode 5 - Hashtags don't belong on Facebook

Episode 5 already! Andy and I chat about Justin Bieber's latest wardrobe disaster and try to think of a word for this new type of Bruno Mars/Olly Murs person. Also, I ran out of Soundcloud hours! Must buy a real account after Pay Day (and I should really figure out iTunes too). In the meantime, you can just click 'share' on this DivShare thing and then it give you the download option.

Merry Almost Christmas,

Sunday, November 18, 2012

Pod-a-doodle-do Ep 4 - Justin Bieber's horrendous outfit and much much more!

Howdy folks! Here's yet another quality episode of Pod-a-doodle-do for your listening pleasure! We discuss the latest from Biebs breakupgate, a familiar face on Parks&Rec and what has gotten Andy's goat recently.

Make sure to send in the answers to the trivia question! Also, if you have any topic ideas or news stories you'd like us to talk about, let us know!

 Pod-a-doodle-do Ep 4 - Justin Bieber's horrendous outfit and much much more! by grassyllama

Thanks for listening!


Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Diane Sawyer, Vocal Fry and much much more - Pod-a-doodle-do Episode 2

Woo hoo - time for your mid-week installment of Pod-a-doodle-do! It's like a Snickers for the ears (really good).

Click below to listen, or else click on the down arrow to download!

 Pod-a-doodle-do Ep 2: Diane Sawyer, Vocal Fry and much much more by grassyllama

Monday, November 5, 2012

Photo of the Week - Americans in Edinburgh

Jeans and tennis shoes, the American uniform.


If you listened to my first podcast, then you know that I have good taste in TV. OK, so I don't 'get' the Homeland praise, but I'm right there with the rest of the world in loving Mad Men, Boardwalk Empire and all those other HBO/Showtime greats.

Clearly, my TV palate is refined enough to enjoy those wonderfully scripted, brilliantly acted shows - so why is it that I enjoy the Real Housewives franchise just as much (if not a bit more)?

Image via Realitytea.com

I watch Real Housewives of Beverly Hills because I genuinely love it. It's not a guilty pleasure. I am not watching it ironically. Honestly, nothing beats sitting up in bed with a mug of tea, a toasted bagel, and the latest installment of RHOBH.

My theory is that reality TV actually really helps me switch off my manic brain. When you stare at a computer all day pretending and then eventually convincing yourself that the work you're doing matters, it's hard to stop caring at the stroke of 5:10 (yes, my job bizarrely ends at 5:10). But the Real Housewives, their odd lives and (probably fake) drama is like a vacation for my brain. I don't get that from more 'serious' shows, like The Wire or Mad Men. Those shows are great, but their characters' lives stress me out. Not true of RHOBH, RuPaul's Drag Race and Geordie Shore.

Season 3 airs TONIGHT, which means I'll be able to watch it tomorrow (time difference). Cannae wait.

Do you watch any Housewives? Which ones? I watch New York, Beverly Hills and occasionally Orange County. I also watched Washington D.C. for the one season it was on.


Sunday, November 4, 2012

Pod-a-Doodle-Doo - Episode 1 !

Get ready for the ride of your life. I've started a podcast.

Why? Well, for the following reasons:

1. To add meaning to my life
2. To work on my speaking voice (Andy has diagnosed me with 'vocal fry')
3. To expand the grassyllama brand

Click below to listen, or else click on the down arrow to download!

 Pod-a-doodle-doo Ep 1 by grassyllama 
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