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Whitney G
Arlington, VA
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So my boyfriend John is in a band called Juniper Lane (ha! I never thought I'd have a musician boyfriend, score.). Allison will attest that they are good. I haven't plugged them yet because it seemed oddly self-serving, but I... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2010 at Yeah Right
As a testament to how much I LOVE Virgin Music Fest, I tolerated the inconveniently located venue of Merriweather Post Pavilion. That just goes to show how much I LURVE Virgin Music Fest! I've attended this musical extravaganza in 2007,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 27, 2010 at Yeah Right
Posted Jul 12, 2010 at Yeah Right
My effort to round out our Five Star Friday list (hey I think we might want to do a summary post one of these days with a permanent link off to the right) with a little diversity continues with my... Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2010 at Yeah Right
Here's some yin to the romantic yang of the feel-good Pride and Prejudice review last week. This week's Five Star Friday flick is the dark romantic drama Closer (2004). This movie is truly an ensemble performance by Clive Owen, Natalie... Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2010 at Yeah Right
lsangeles has been doing a great job reviewing some stellar five star films, but I couldn't help but notice a dearth of romance represented in his film selection. This inspired me to review my favorite romantic film, Pride and Prejudice.... Continue reading
Posted Apr 16, 2010 at Yeah Right
Exhibit A: Florence and the Machine at the 9:30 Club last night (review to follow shortly) used a lot of harp. Exhibit B: A quick web search resulted in me discovering that the first international harp conference and competition took... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2010 at Yeah Right
Not sure this will help the Free State Project's cause: I hope this wasn't a couple of Free Staters... Continue reading
Posted Apr 6, 2010 at Yeah Right
In no particular order... Machiavelli on Leadership by Michael Ledeen Published in 1999, I read this for fun in college and it 1) gave me a healthy dose of skepticsm about politicians and people in power and 2) helped me... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2010 at Yeah Right
This guy spent a year walking across China and took pics/video along the way. It's the best time lapse video I've seen - very entertaining and you get to watch his beard grow! The Longest Way 1.0 - one year... Continue reading
Posted Feb 11, 2010 at Yeah Right
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That's all I could think about when I saw the preview for A Town Called Panic. Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2010 at Yeah Right
America has already fallen in love with the likes of Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert and their spoof on traditional newscasts. [Does anyone under the age of 70 watch traditional network newscasts anymore?!] And traditional TV news pieces have become... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2010 at Yeah Right
My pal Tony satires the "previously on..." recaps tv shows jumpstart their shows with. Some of my faves... Previously, on True Blood: “On the way home from taking my G.E.D. for the third time I got bit by a vampire.”... Continue reading
Posted Jan 18, 2010 at Yeah Right
The Project Runway Season Premiere going on right now and I don't think I care anymore. It's kinda how I felt after three seasons of Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. Been there. Done that. Anyone else care? OH and... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2010 at Yeah Right
I'm in love with Carla Bruni's music. Go hot first lady of France! Her music randomly came up on my Grooveshark radio (btw LOVE and highly recommend that website) and then I looked her up on wikipedia. Fascinating! My fave... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2010 at Yeah Right
In case you are like me and would like to maintain your indie street cred but don't understand all of the hype behind Animal Collective (wtf they were the most listened to group on lastfm in NYC 2009?!), here is... Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2010 at Yeah Right
Allison and I hit up DC9 for the first time on Wednesday. We were mainly there to see Lissy Trullie who Allison will review shortly, but we had the (ahem) privelege of seeing two opening acts. I called dibs on... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2009 at Yeah Right
First of all, what is modern rock about these days? The term itself seems a misnomer. What rocks anymore? Has the term "rock" lost all meaning? These are the questions that bounded through my head as I read the following... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2009 at Yeah Right
Personal worst thing about 2009: Getting hit by an SUV (twas true - no worries I am relatively fine - but that sucked) Personal best thing about 2009: Finishing my masters degree! Album of the Year: It's Blitz - the... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2009 at Yeah Right
Yeahrighter Whitney caught up with the Top Chef finalists this afternoon. Interviews after the break. First of all, OMG Bryan has a sexy voice. Watching him on tv, I was often bored by his monotone and lack of visible emotion,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 10, 2009 at Yeah Right
YeahRighter Whitney caught up with the latest cut from Top Chef Season Six Jennifer Carroll yesterday. For last week's interview with Eli click here. Interview after the break! I got to interview the lovely Jen on my lunch break yesterday.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2009 at Yeah Right
Staying home and downloading $5 albums from Amazon! Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2009 at Yeah Right
But you might buy it anyways if they are as cool as the books in this top ten list of book covers of the naughts... Here's a pretty cool attempt at the top ten book covers of the naughts. hat... Continue reading
Posted Nov 23, 2009 at Yeah Right
YeahRighter Whitney caught up with the latest cut from Top Chef Season Six Eli Kirshtein this afternoon. Interview after the break! Last night's competition was intense. The chefs engaged in mini version of the olympics of cooking - the Bocuse... Continue reading
Posted Nov 19, 2009 at Yeah Right
Check here to find out! My hometown, Arlington, Texas, has bumpkiss. Continue reading
Posted Nov 16, 2009 at Yeah Right