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Friday, January 29, 2010

Pee Wee gets an iPad!

Love this!
Pee Wee is showing off his rad ipad to the Playhouse Gang.

Go see Pee Wee live in Hollywood now!

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Airing your Dirty Laundry at Sit n Spin!

Might just get you published. Yo! Buy this book and read my piece first! Rad!!

Dirty Laundry:
Real Life. Real Stories. Real Funny.
by Maggie Rowe and Andersen Gabrych
Audio version Read by the authors (listed below)

My piece is in great company! It's called "MORMONS VS. CATHOLICS".

ORDER HERE - There is a paperback, audio and kindle version available.

HUMOR: Every other Thursday on Santa Monica Boulevard’s Comedy Central Stage, a motley assortment of prolific Hollywood writers, actors, and comics convene to reveal the most personal—and colorful—parts of their lives. Their soul-baring monologues reveal the sources of their creative genius, from wacky families, to psycho exes, random ramblings, and unbelievable Hollywood insights.

This hilarious collection, featuring a foreword by Arrested Development's Mitch Hurwitz and Jim Vallely, includes some of their best confessions. It provides an inside scoop on Hollywood, including stories on mishaps at the Emmys, writing for popular shows, being put in a sleeper hold by Hulk Hogan, growing up in famous families, and what it’s like to play Jan Brady.

Funny, embarrassing, or dirty (or a combination thereof), but always brutally honest, Dirty Laundry shines a voyeuristic light on the underbellies of the people who have sold their souls to the entertainment biz.

Authors include Maggie Rowe, Andersen Gabrych, Doug Benson, Kevin Nealon, Richard Belzer, Amy Stiller, Laura Silverman, Mary Birdsong, Taylor Negron, Randy Sklar, Kelly Carlin-McCall, Jennifer Elise Cox, Tom Saunders, Eileen Conn, Carlos Kotkin, Eddie Pepitone, Mark Evan Jackson, C. Brian Smith, Davis McHenry, Matt Price, David Landsberg, David Chrisman, Keith Blaney, Andrea Abbate, Jonathan Schmock, Jen Sincero, Claudia Lonow, Jackie Kashian, Shaz Bennett, B. Mark Seabrooks, Stirling Gardner, and Drew Droege.

My last name has two T's no matter what Amazon says: Bennett like Tony.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Daily Drag Queen Affirmations!

I worked for years at the Crowbar in New York City and I miss my daily dose of drag queens! Not to fear - you can now get Daily Drag Queen Affirmations!

You're friendly, outgoing and swell!

And hey for the hell of it! Don't miss Rupaul's Drag Race Season two! starting Feb. 1!

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Too much sex can be a bad thing!

This makes me think of Bob Barker and his skinny microphone on "The Price is Right". Don't forget to spay & neuter your pets!

Banksy Hybrid Doc World premieres at Sundance

The rumors are indeed true. Banksy's first film will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival.

John Cooper, Director of the Sundance Film Festival, describes it this way, “Exit Through the Gift Shop is one of those films that comes along once in a great while, a warped hybrid of reality and self -induced fiction while at the same time a totally entertaining experience. The story is so bizarre I began to question if it could even be real... but in the end I didn't care. I feel bad I won't be able to shake the filmmaker’s hand and tell him how much I love this film. I think I will shake everyone's hand that day and hope I hit on Banksy somewhere. I love his work in all forms.”

“It’s the story of how one man set out to film the un-filmable,” said Banksy. “And failed.”

I can't wait to see it!

Official Site:

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

Vic Chestnutt - The Speed Racer I know.

Not too long ago, my husband was talking about the movie "Speed Racer" - the one about the car. I thought he was talking about the documentary about Vic Chestnutt. For a minute it was a very confusing conversation. I loved this film! I have been thinking about Vic Chestnutt obviously alot since he died. I remember seeing this film at Sundance and just fell in love with it. Where can I find a DVD? Anyone?

Monday, January 18, 2010

Jay Leno in 2004 - generously passing the torch to Conan.

Jay Leno in 2004 announcing his departure and passing the torch to Conan O'Brien. "I don't want to damage any friendships" - "this show is like a dynasty - you hold it and then you pass it off". hmmmm.

Gil Scott Heron's "Me and the Devil" Video

So rad! The new Gil Scott Heron album drops in February - his first album in 15 years!

Friday, January 15, 2010

Take Yo' Praise - Camille Yarborough

This has been my earworm all week - doesn't get much better than this....

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Blu and David Ellis Paint Awesome Wall Animation

Damn, I love these guys! As part of the Fame Festival, David Ellis and Blu spent a week painting an entire building to create this amazing 8-minute stop motion film.

"Choose Me" - RIP Teddy

I just happened to watch "Choose Me" last night and then heard this morning that Teddy Pendergrass died. So sad and random, I had been thinking about this movie recently, I loved it when it first came out and wanted to see if it held up... not so much.
Still this song rocks! RIP Teddy Pendergrass, that voice was the soundtrack to a many a makeout sessions in my youth.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Deal or No Deal

I love this - Deal or No Deal - it seems as good as anyway to help you make a career choice in Hollywood these days.

The Harvard Psychedelic Club

There's an awesome new book out about the psychedelic pioneers Timothy Leary, Richard Alpert, Andrew Weil, Huston Smith.

I love this line from the New York Times reveiw - "These future psychedelic pioneers were still buttoned-down intellectuals and careerists, men who leaned more toward martinis than marijuana."

If I had a time machine, I would set it here to "The Harvard Psychedelic Club."

Monday, January 11, 2010

Everything you need to know about LOST for the final season.

The final season of LOST is starting up soon. In case you've missed this phenomenon altogether. I have posted two videos from YouTube that will explain it all to you.

Everything you need to know about LOST in 8:15 (Seasons 1-5)

Previously on LOST - What?

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

I need a Celebrity Lullaby!

It takes me about 2 hours to fall asleep - I wish Ricky Gervais would come sing me to sleep.