Entries from Katy Oliver : Bean There tagged with 'money'

Email of the Day

Brilliant- but a bit of Bummer!"The Bush boys have certainly set a standard for the future - lax regulation, tax breaks for wealthy, an imploding financial sector, growing disparity of income, loss of jobs, high energy prices, monumental national debt...

Phelps, Vegas-style

8 Golds and...Michael Phelps is loving life! Playboy Club, Vegas, 9.08...

So Much Trouble's Top 5...

Source: Friend Peter's rad blog SoMuchTroubleInTheWorld...

Reality vs. Illusion

KO is constantly reminded that reality is everyday and illusion is every fantasy, every hope, every maybe...The dealio that KO is still getting schoolio-ed in is the vast, confusing difference between the two. Why choose a nice reality when a...

Seriously Seriously...WTF???!!!

You absolutely must watch this clip from Keith Olberman's March 27th Countdown of Worst Persons! It's completely mind-blowing and tragic. !!! Thanks to Peter at SMT for pointing this out to me!...

Wilson!

A few years ago a friend of mine was working as an assistant to a very high profile and famous celebrity actor (whose name I can not say...but it rhymes with hen killer). He asked her to get a birthday...

Watch While You Still Can...

In case you missed my second update...here is the freaky creepy bizarro awesome and icky Tom Cruise Scientology recruitment video! You must see!!!...

Interview with the Vampire

Have you guys seen this video (quickly making its way virally all over the web) of Tom Cruise ranting and raving (and recruiting) for Scientology? It wasn't intended for nonbelievers, or "spectators" as he so generously calls the likes of...

Well Done Dave

Quoting PH: "David Letterman is returning to TV! Why? How? The chat show host not only stars in his CBS talker but he also owns and produces it. Therefore, Letterman has just been able to negotiate an independent contract with...

I Am The Cheese!

Vote today for our friend Dan Lubell's kraft cheese spot! He's a finalist and needs your votes!!! Watch his entry here(it's the one on the far right with the dancing toast, see pic below) and then show your support with...

Color Me Crazy Confused

Hahahahahahahahaha!source: Dlisted...

A Few Of Her Favorite Things

Heard through the webrynth about Oprah's Favorite Things show, filmed this year in Macon, Georgia, and felt strangely compelled to check out the list of gifts she shared with her audience...Here are 4 of the 20:See entire list here...

Scrooged Below The Line

November 17, 2007 - In its first dramatic move since the beginning of the Writers Guild strike, NBC has fired "nearly the entire production staff" of its struggling, late-night staple, "Saturday Night Live," sources told Page Six. One tipster told...

Funny Money Shots

Lilo served 84 minutes in jail, a shorter punishment than her films' running times. Ha! Ha! Hollywood Justice!Lindsay Lohan mugshots 2007...

"I'm Not Dead Yet!"

Regarding "So Much Trouble In The World" Indeed: COPIED AS IS FROM SMT: Post a Comment On [Peter's Blog]: SO MUCH TROUBLE IN THE WORLD "Sickness redefined" CJ said... How sad are people like Michelle Malkin and Bill O'Relly? And,...

"So Much Trouble In The World" Indeed

Fellow blogger (and onetime fellow coworker) Peter Mathes has a very powerful, poignant, relevant, repulsive and necessary post up at his blog, and I am strongly urging you all to check it out. Now. _____________________________________________________ ***C&L has a post and...

REMEMBER TO REMEMBER!!! Applying Our Shared Mixture of Media Experiences (think: Britney, Gimme More!), Tragedy and Terror (We All Get Perpetual War War War)...And At least Consider Considering This...

We like distractions probably more than most, but we also can't NOT get serious about the way our world is depicted in the media...Especially now... *************************************************** Tragedy's Legacy Six years of 9/11 as a license to kill It evokes a...

Regarding Britney...

We like Britney's new single, "Gimme More" and though she seemed to be in slow motion during the VMAs last night, We say Give her a break! MTV has been using her for $$$$$$$$$$$ and viewership (hello?! would anyone under...

REMEMBER TO REMEMBER!!! Reflecting on 9/11: The People, The Pulverized Steel, The Propaganda, The Politics, The Profiteers, The President...And So Much Pain...Revisiting the Worst and the Best of US

My way of paying tribute to those who died on 9/11...* I was in Oklahoma, just outside OKC, on the morning of September 11, 2001, when my mother called me and told me to "turn on the tv." I will...

Owen...Call Me!

"He always seemed very happy to me. . . . When I heard the news this morning, I was totally shocked and, quite honestly, saddened," said Robert D. Yeoman, the cinematographer on Wilson's upcoming movie The Darjeeling Limited. "I hope...

Owen...

Owen is on my mind...(source: X17)...

Crandall Canyon Mining Catastrophe

The Utah mining tragedy, and the tragedy that followed with the confirmed deaths of 3 rescue workers (1 of whom was a federal mine safety officer) is just horrifying. What a nightmare. Just so very awful. Sad. Here are my...

Time to Switch to Green Tea

Who could resist LiLo with the Real Thing? And, to boot, LiLo lens-ing it up with her lil sister Alli? These girls gone wild are enabled best by mom Dina-sour (not pictured).July 2007...

LoBlo: Throwing It All Away

You take your eyes off the 'ball for a single day and what happens? LiLo goes full-on d'ohglo and gets busted for driving drunk, with coke, with a suspended license. Does LiLo have anyone loving her? Ho needs help. Fast.LiLo...

Knock Out Summer Suggestions...

Read: The Tender Bar J.R. Moehringer's memoir was a Times best seller for good reason. More importantly, my sista Ami raved about it, quoting it freely. It's moving, at times laugh-out-loud funny, at times too true to be real, and...

In Case You Missed It, "Lil Kim's Birthday Came~ Even if You Didn't~ Convenience-Store-Style, On 7/11!" Edition

We'll always have a spot in our heart / head / ho-no-you-didnt ho-down fo' Lil Kim. Damn, woman went beyond rap, beyond rep, past beauty, past talent, past po-po, held fame, enjoyed fortune, courted celebrity, dealt with law, laid with...

Published on Perez

KO was moved to take some stills of Mona Edward's sketches of heiress Paris from inside the courthouse, and Peretzel quickly used one in a post. Yay!Thanks P! ************************************************** Update: Another picture by yours truly is featured by P!...

The Queen Is In The House

Moments after the Heiress was whisked away to the LA Courthouse for a reevaluation of her release yesterday and newer sentence (a "punishment" of 45 days under house arrest), KO was off in a whirlwind to pick up Matt's friend...

Sissy

We won't bother putting a picture of the heiress who walked out of prison today after 3-ish days...But we will tell you that while our friend Matt Lum was driving from his place in Hollywood to his bank in Bev....

For Love Or Money Or Both

As worded by Dlisted: "Forbes Magazine has compiled a list of the 10 most expensive divorces in history. Every celebrity in question is a dude and Neil Diamond's ex-wife from 1969 came out on top with a grip of cash....

Happy Birthday MC! BP!

Yo, today is my girl Beth's birthday! Happy Happy Birthday Beth!!! You've been my friend forever and girrrrl, you are a rock! Love you alot! You're funny, smart, determined, inspirational~ You are one of a kind!...

Miss You Lots

Been in a bad way recently...thing is, things aren't so bad that KO is down for the count, but, things are rough, tough and harsh...my cell got turned off (boo!) because I didn't pay my bill~ and I can't pay...

Overheard, Underwhelmed, StupidYoung, SuperRich, and "Serious" About "Society"

Scene: Three Yalies (2 guys, 1 girl) interviewing other, younger Yalies for...their "society" (questions akin to Molly Ringwald's Sixteen Candles "anonymous" questionaire)... Yalie/"Society" girl: "Girl, we are a diverse community." ******************************************************************* And post-interviews... *Stranger/Onlooker: "What's it [the society] called?" *Yalie/"Society"...

Oh My God, Y'all! Brit Like Totally Shaved Her Head!

And then she got some fresh ink...KO has nothing against the bald is beautiful school of style, Sinead and Ami both rocked it really successfully some time ago... But, umm, it seems like Brit-Brit has crossed over to full-on cuckoo-panties...

Happy Birthday John!!!!!

Happy Happy Happy Birthday to everyone's favorite blogger and friend, John Carney! Got nothing but love for you John! Well, love, and...(omitted due to content)...etc, et al! So glad to see you are on the road to recovery! Can't wait...

Drew Loves Die Hard

(Source: Perez Hilton)...

Clear-Cutting...aka Web-rynth WordHumping...aka Simply Semantics...aka Waxing It On

via DealBreaker...

Blister In The Sun

DealBreaker mentions Michael Lewis' piece on the pains of profiting and the burdens of bonuses...we can't help but feel the frustration......

$ocial Circle

DealBreaker's John Carney was on CNBC this morning talking about those big-ass bonuses.Well done John....

The "Oh, Thank You! How'd You Know?! You Really Shouldn't Have!" Gifts to Give ME Short List

From the Ultimate to the Under-$20 Gift, here is KO's Wish List: -$20,000 (or some portion thereof) -Gift Certificate ($200) to Vidal Sassoon NYC (preferred location: Uptown) -External Hard drive for use with my Mac laptop -Uggs (my pair is...

Friend of the Devil

Hmmm...I really can't decide which is more frightening~ this cat...OR...the$e ob$cenely luxuriou$ "holiday" bonu$e$...*Note: Ob$cenely luxuriou$ "holiday" bonu$e$ are NOT (directly) associated with the gold McDonald's coke spoon above. The picture, c/o Citizen-Citizen via Gawker is just a little bump-...

Now & Later

John Carney mentions a funny study at DealBreaker today about procrastination. I find it especially amusing because I considered justifying my healthy procrastination habit in a rational, thoughtful post but...ummm...put it off to work on various and sundry other creative...

Not A Pretty Girl, part 2: Righteousness Is NOT A Good Look For You...(it makes your head look fat)

Gwyneth Paltrow:"I love the English lifestyle, it's not as capitalistic as America. People don't talk about work and money, they talk about interesting things at dinner. I like living here because I don't fit into the bad side of American...

Orange You Glad I'm Broke?

Me thinks I may have to sell the gobstopper-orange Porsche KO "inherited" from RGO...it needs some work, but it's a great-looking car and will certainly make for a great gift for the guy you know who has everything except a...

What about wishing on a star?

So~ you know how someone tells you about something you've never heard of and then suddenly you start hearing about it again and again? Well~ while Ami was in town she told me to check out Prosper because Baby. Needs....

Money To Burn

While my financial situation continues to spiral deeper and deeper into the ugliest depths of dangerous debt, the ridiculously rich people of the world continue to flaunt their wealth with decadent purchases...Why can't someone just give me 20 grand?!(DB)...

Inspiration, Move Me Brightly!

The Universe Will Reward You For Taking Risks On Its Behalf...Classic! Larry Hart bungee-jumping a few years ago in New Zealand...

Spin Rummy!

Yet another way to make your voice heard~ go to DealBreaker! Vote! Be counted! Ha!(DealBreaker)...

Snap...Crackle..Pop Star

Congrats to Britney Spears on her sudden (but-not-soon-enough) reemergence from her haze of "love" better known as the "K-hole"~ Brit finally filed papers to divorce freeloading no-talent trashbag K-Fed. The poptart must be ready to shine again.** **Or as GoFugYourself...

Squeeze Box

My brother forwarded me this article from the New York Times today. His review: "Interesting article in today's NY Times about balance of power shift in Hollywood. I've been following the whole Sumner Redstone/Tom Cruise battle and I think that...

Strip For Me

Did you remember to get the complete $ deal from DealBreaker's John Carney at Wall$trip today? Remember, KO knows best & KO will always helpfully guide you......

"Ooh So Pretty and Witty and Gay"

KO loves DealBreaker for several reasons...not least because we like to learn about money people in an accessible & comedic way... Today we highlight these three posts by ubercool DB man John Carney because, well, we like pretty, we like...

It Writes Itself, part 3

We so wish this were from my new pop-culture dictionary!Alas, context really is important...but something tells me nothing can save this blurb from loud & excessive gut-laughing (including the paragraph I grabbed it from)... This just screams "mock me!" &...

Cash Call

Humor! Bloggers! Money! NYC! A decadent & winning combination, indeed. Highlighting the best, touting the worst~ always reliably scathing & delightfully witty~ KO proudly "dos"es all y'all with the love from two of the best in the business: *From DealBreaker:...

Bank On It

The really smart money people (and KO) never miss DealBreaker. Congrats to JC for his appearance on CNBC's On The Money. Check it out!...

The Strip Show

You have to check out WallStrip! The dubious genius of DealBreaker is brought to life with live reporting~ every Friday a new installment! A bit like RocketBoom! but we know John Carney, so we prefer WallStrip! You can thank me...

So Money

Read about Ken Lay, revisit Black Monday and check out many other witty posts at one of the coolest sites~ Dealbreaker.com. "Because greed is entertaining" and Wall Street needs a Page Six. Well done, J.C. Dealbreaker is consistently informative,...

School for Scoundrels, part 2

Hopefully we all know there is nothing wrong with questioning authority. In fact, questioning authority is natural. When you are a kid and your mom tells you to brush your teeth you might whine, ask why or rebel and use...

The Crimson Tide Is Turning

The New York Times reported that the days of early admission are over for students interested in attending Harvard. According to the Times, Harvard officials said "such programs put low-income and minority applicants at a distinct disadvantage in the competition...

My Gold Shoes Are Too Tight!

This is a real ad running next to pictures from a party in the Hamptons @NYSocialDiary....

Back To The Grind...

Catered a party Saturday night with Lucy to make some ca$h...I am pretty much at the end of the line...this Nickelodeon job came literally just in time, and maybe too late at that...but it's good...it's good......

Last Night...

On The Apprentice, PT Junior (Politico Trump Junior) was very cocky as project manager going into the fashion show task. He and Annoying British Guy actually had great ideas and ultimately their confidence proved deserving. Bossy Blonde Allie and the...