Monday, November 27, 2006

The Soundtrack To My Life

recently, on Mariana's blog was a post about making your own movie soundtrack. It's simple: take your mp3 player/computer,etc. and put it on random. Each song corresponds to a life situation.

As of late, i feel like my life parallel's more and more to a teen comedy movie (think american pie but way funnier).
Here's the soundtrack to my life:

Opening Credits: Who Cares - Gnarls Barkley

Waking Up: Why Do I Keep Counting - The Killers

First Day At School: Unconditional - The Bravery
(yay glam rock)

Falling In Love: Song for the Dead - The String Quartet
(No wonder I have trouble meeting someone, i'm obviously insane...)

Fight Song: Fallen Leaves - Billy Talent
(at least THIS song makes sense)

Break up song: What's It Like To Be A Ghost - Taking Back Sunday
(wow ait really is a breakup song.. I think... it's angry though!)

Prom: The Grace - Neverending White Lights ft. Dallas Greene
(wow movie Josh has a way cooler prom than real-life Josh)

Lifes Ok: The Good In Everyone - Sloan

Mental Breakdown: On-Line - Gnarls Barkley
(watch out, I'm going to snap on MSN one day...)

Flashback: Sing - The Dresden Dolls

Get Back Together: Chances - Xavier Rudd
(wow, Australian alt-country slow rock with didjeridoos!)

Birth of Child: Hang 'Em High - My Chemical Romance
(gee, I can't WAIT to be a dad...)

Final Battle: Get it Together - The Go! Team

Death Scene: From The Ritz To The Rubble - The Arctic Monkeys

Funeral Song: Star Bodies - The New Pornographers
(I AM a star!)

End Credits: Three Or Four - The New Pornographers
(thats reffering to how many sequels there weill be, apprerently I'm NOT dead after all. Budman lives!)

Some of it really scares me how cool/accurate it is...
I also find it funny how I have 908 songs on my player with 50 groups but I got repeats of groups for the above...?

Thursday, November 16, 2006

The Budman Update

I've got one more month of school until I am officially a graphic designer (ok, I guess officially starts when I get hired...). I've been really busy as of late and things will only get busier. That being said, this blog probably won't be updated too often until after Dec. 15th when I'm done school. For those who actually come and read about my adventures here's a recap of what i've been up to lately:

-Been working on 6 final projects for school, each will be amazing (I hope).

-Still working at Old Navy but was lucky to get my schedule down to 2 days a week.

-Saw the Tragically Hip in concert for the first time. I think it's every canadians duty to see them at least once. It was a pretty good show. Loud.

-Got to see Sean, who was in town from Scotland. Us improv folked, laughed, cried and played games together it was loads of fun.

-Got my ass kicked in pool by Emilie, (I scratched the 8 ball 3 times).

-Bought Bonobo's new album Days to Come and it's AWESOME! It's way more upbeat than his first CD and different due to the addition of vocals.

-Bought a 2 DVD set of Looney Tunes cartoons and am dying to find people to watch it with me.

Ok back to work...

*End Transmission*

Friday, November 03, 2006

Cobra Commander Talks Halloween

I know this post is late, but I couldn't help it! I've been busy fighting the 'Joes!

On Saturday, I was invited by the Society of Evil Bad Guys to a social gathering to talk about plans for taking over the world, evil inventions, and of course, girls. Leaving Destro and The Baroness for some "Alone Time" (Destro likes the hard whips...), I arrived at the designated headquarters. I got to chat with Venom, The Joker, Alex (from Clockwork Orange), The Zombie Scare Crow, and this new guy who didn't even have a name. He didn't even seem to have any super powers or anything. He just sort of bled out all over the place. I guess his evil plan is give harmful disieses to his enimies.

After an hour, Joe and Daniel Hawkins (from my favorite band the Darkness, next to Clay Aikin, of course) picked me up so we could rendez-vous at our equally evil friend, White Trash Bashalder. There, I got to have the most delightful chat with Teen Wolf. Did you know that Pert Plus really works? He never has a split hair, ANYWHERE!

Shortly afterwards, I recieved a call from Jackie Kennedy. Ok, the secret is out, her husband was the one who funded COBRA's operations in the 60's. After his death his wife and I remained friends. We'd chat over tea every thursday. She was in the neighbourhood and invited me to a shindig at a loft converted to a dance party.

I had to walk through an alley to get to the place, so I knew it HAD to be good. Inside I saw all kinds of characters - Thing 1 and 2 from Dr. Seuss, A Telletuby (the drunk one), both Borat AND Ali G, evil genius Tony Clifton, and evn Darth Vader. Woh that guy is such an asshole. He steals the designs from my metal mask and didn't even give me a chance to have a picture with him, let a lone simple thanks. I already gave the orders to Destro to detroy the Death Star. Take that, bitch!

I was crashing downtown and needed to attend the party at my final destination (Destro phoned and said he needed the place to himself, that dirty dog).
Upon reaching the apartment, I encounted more interesting people including the most evil person of them all, Chris Dye, the lawyer!

By 2:30am, The Joker and his friends crashed the party then decided crashing 1 party wasn't enough and ask me to direct him and his companions to the loft party. After kidnapping Adrienne, we returned to the Loft Party, dropped them off and then returned to Adrienne's in time to see all of her guests leave. This made her sad. I added all of those people names to my list of "people to kill". Zartan will be occupied for a while.

By 4am I was fast asleep. By 9am I was wide awake.

At 2:30pm I decided to invade Old Navy. Unfortunately they confused me with someone else and forced me to sell clothes. Little did the costumers know that I swapped all the good quality clothes with cheap imitations! Muhahah! (What, thats not evil enough for you?)

Not only did I leave my mark behind but I came in second place for best uniform ever designed (and won an HMV gift certificate).

Finally by 7pm I returned to COBRA headquarters and got a back to work on planning to destroy the G.I.Joes!

Pictures of my night can be found at: