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Date:2008-07-16 09:44
Subject:Spider Bites

I start rehearsal for Spider Bites this weekend. I am super excited. It's a collection of short plays and poems written by Jaqueline Wright who wrote this play Buddy Buddette that I was in in 2003. It was the play that introduced me to Theatre of NOTE (even though it wasn't done there). Jackie also starred in the first play I saw in LA: Richard III (at NOTE - she was Richard: amazing). Although I came to Buddy Buddette through my friend Lena, from Orlando. Ahhh year of the 2 3...

So all of these things have come around here and now with a creepy and touching and FUN script with a kick ass group of actors and a new (to me) director I am excited to be working with. So yeah, get ready.

"You know this is 2008. People don't climb up a hill in the suburbs to die." A whimsical collection of poems, images and small plays, the grim reaper is in the driver's seat and people do climb up hills in the suburbs to die. Femme fatales get hot and brutal and the crayon drawings of a child come to life as death, punishment and lies are explored in absurd and unexpected ways- in a world where beauty looks like death and death looks like beauty and the caller on the telephone wants to know, "What's the dead guy doing on your floor?"

Spider Bites Postcard Front

Spider Bites Postcard back

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Date:2008-05-13 16:49
Subject:fun fun
Mood: busy

fun with Google:

type in:

Peter Paul + Hillary Clinton

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Date:2008-05-08 12:43
Mood: rushed

Join us tonight if you like - people will be gathering as early as 8:30. Vodka donations for martini's are welcomed :)

I sent a lot of you people evites but I am not sure if you got em! The rest of you: I don't have email addresses for!!

1637 N. Alvarado
Los Angeles, CA 90026

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Date:2008-04-29 13:28
Subject:this week on Mandi's iPod...
Mood: restless

The rules are simple: Hit the shuffle on your iPod/mp3 player, then answer each question by hitting next.

Q: What does next year have in store for you?
A: Infra Red Combat - Front Line Assembly

Q: What does your love life look like next year?
A: Oh! You Pretty Things - David Bowie

Q: What do you say when life gets hard?
A: Body and Soul - Billie Holiday

Q: Song that reminds you of good times?
A: I Hope That I Get Old Before I Die - They Might Be Giants

Q: What do you think when you get up in the morning?
A: Law (Earthlings on Fire) - David Bowie

Q: What song will you dance to at your wedding (or silver wedding anniversary?)
A: Moanin' Low - Ella Fitzgerald

Q: Song that reminds you of your first kiss?
A: Silly Thing - Siouxsie and the Banshees

Q: Your favorite saying?
A: Swing Brother Swing - Billie Holiday

Q: Favorite place?
A: "Novacane" by Beck (Hah!)

Q: Most missed memory?
A: Hell - Squirrel Nut Zippers

Q: What song describes your best friend?
A: ugLi - Skinny Puppy

Q: What song decribes your ex?
A: New Dress - Depeche Mode

Q: Where would you go on an important date?
A: "Trust You" by Olive (Hmmm...)

Q: Drug of choice?
A: Rid of Me - PJ Harvey

Q: What song describes yourself?
A: Intro (Ain't it Dead Yet) - Skinny Puppy

Q: What is the thing you like doing most?
A: Boat of Car - They Might Be Giants

Q: The song that best describes the President?
A: Modus Operandi - Front Line Assembly

Q: Where will you be in 10 years?
A: Purple Toupee - They Might Be Giants

Q: Your love life right now?
A: Put A Lid On It - Squirrel Nut Zippers

Q: What is your state of mind like at the moment?
A: Prettiest Star - David Bowie (Ok that's creepy - I just made a Myspace post about life called 'Shining Star')

Q: How will you die?
A: Dig It - Skinny Puppy

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Date:2008-04-24 08:53
Subject:"I'm sorry Officer - I didn't know"

Did you hear about this shit? If they city of San Jose gets off on THAT excuse I am going to be sure that if ever break the law in San Jose I am going to use the "I didn't know" excuse and cite their government as precedent.

I also think I may write a letter to the city and let them know that if we can't use that excuse, neither can they!

Another article here

To quote the judge in my past labor board hearing: "Ignorance of the law does not mean you don't have to abide by the law".

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Date:2008-04-23 17:45
Subject:i is for realz
Mood: cheerful

I have business cards...

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Date:2008-04-23 17:40
Subject:brain melty melty

A co-worker has free kittens. His baby had babies. Let me know if anyone wants a kitten...

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Date:2008-04-22 08:58

So the move is this weekend. Girls rule. Why, you ask? Because the only people who are helping are girls (except Jon Klein who Drew and I helped move last weekend - we did a nice lil trade). So thank you to our girls and Jon Klein.

There will be pizza and beer for the hot chick posse.

Other than that: my brain is FRIED

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Date:2008-04-12 16:10
Mood: hungry

I'm on Yelp and I want to add people I know as friends on there but I kinda hate their search for people engine (can I Yelp, Yelp?!)

So if you are on Yelp - add me! SallyStardust - der...

Also Netflix... I love you satansmonkey but it feels like I am stalking your movie rental habits since you are my only friend on there...

You can search me by email, too: dreadfuldolly23 AAAAATTTTTT yahoo


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Date:2008-04-10 14:02
Subject:Silly Indonesia...
Mood: working

Don't they know that usually hands or mouth are the most common tools of that trade?

Massueses told to padlock pants

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Date:2008-04-09 18:36
Mood: distressed

Apparently Wed is going to be me 'freak out over not understanding my job' day...

My boss is new and barely knows what's going on himself AND he seems to not train me in any linear way.

Which is BAD when it's going over how to recalculate budgets and where/how to get those figures...

I have NO idea how our weekly conference call/meeting with NY is going to go tomorrow...

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Date:2008-04-09 11:50
Subject:Been too busy for posting or keeping up, but...
Mood: rushed

I thought I HAD to pass this along. Someone please do this, because I can't:

A friend sent me this: Please respond to the contact listed. I know
nothing about this. Good Luck.

From: Lejon "Pirate" Stewart [mailto:lejonpirate@gmail.com]
Sent: Monday, April 07, 2008 9:53 PM
To: Lejon Stewart
Subject: Seeking Audience for American Gladiator PAYS CASH$$$

Hey Guys & Gals,
American Gladiator is back!
We are seeking audience members for the action-packed "American
Gladiator" Show hosted by Hulk Hogan.

You can work as many days you want. We average 6 to 10 hrs to tape
these shows. We pay $8.00 per hr and pay you in Cash $$$$.

Location: The L.A. Sports Arena 3939 S. Figueroa St. L.A. CA.
90037 for further parking info call 323 645-4425

You must be : between ages 16 to 40 ( Since most of you look great
for your age, I'll be able to take up to age 55.) Caution: If you LOOK
older than 41 you CANNOT WORK these shows (smile).

WARDROBE INFO: Call 323 645-4425

TAPING DATES April 8, 9, 10, 12, 13
15, 16, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 29,
May 1st, 3rd, 4th, 6th.
TO GET BOOKED?: Simply email to Lejonpirate@gmail.com Name age
ethnicity Ph # (please use your Hllywd age, if older than 40.)
EXAMPLE : Joe Louis 27yo BM (Black Male) 323
465-4425 Be sure to include the day/days you want to work!
CALL TIME: call times are given the evening before by calling 323
465-4425 after 8pm (Most call times will be 9am to 11am)

1 hr walk away lunch. No large bags & we discourage bringing your cell
phone, thank you.

followed by your Last name. Give the SRO coordinator your first name
and then, of course, your last name.

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Date:2008-04-03 17:25
Subject:What exactly *does* that say about me?
Mood: surprised

I am on pretty great terms with my exes.

It's my relationships with old JOBS that all turn to shit...

...ok i am slightly exaggerating. It's not my fault they are assholes/morons/clueless/small/etc.

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Date:2008-03-31 09:16
Subject:Call for Submissions!
Mood: rushed


I need your best pic of Bush doing something stupid (I know - I know). I want to find a really good one. Whatcha got?

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Date:2008-03-28 14:47
Subject:Renter nightmares
Mood: annoyed

It never ceases to amaze me how many landlords *only* show units during business hours Monday-Friday...

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Date:2008-03-28 13:43
Subject:"Google me baby..."
Mood: restless

This video is the greatest thing ever. I wanted to embed it but the poster disabled embedding.

I am not sure what the best part of it is:

- her 'dancing'
- the pirate outfit
- the snappy lyrics

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Date:2008-03-28 13:29
Subject:Anonymous vs Scientology
Mood: productive

Anonymous vs Scientology

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Date:2008-03-27 11:49

And THANK YOU for all the offers to borrow phones! You guys are kick ass :)

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Date:2008-03-27 11:42
Mood: rejuvenated

Well apparently yesterday was my last day at work. Ray told me I "didn't need to come in today" since what I was working on was deemed "not really worth it". Now, I am well aware that he can't do that, that he legally would have to at least pay me for today just like I am well aware of all the crap I could report them about but the point is it's all being done because they are fucking broke. So I am going to suck it up. If it were because they are bad people (i.e. those people that bought the spa) it would be different. Ray fought to keep me until the last minute he could afford it and he didn't want to let me go completely so he kept me on part time and although I know he'll be glad to free up that money, I know that having to pay me for my final week on this check makes it a much larger check than he planned on.


Here I am.

Anyone want to grab lunch?

IM me - my phone is brooooken!

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Date:2008-03-26 17:41
Subject:FUCKFUCK - looks like that Besy Buy card may be getting used tomorrow...
Mood: distressed

I just knocked my phone off my desk and it turned off... Now it won't turn back on... FUCK! I needed it live another 6 months!!! I can't buy a new one yet! I haven't even started to research which I will be getting and I don't start my new job until Monday! CRAP!

I have TMobile.

I HAD a Sidekick 2 and I love(ed) it.

Does anyone have anything with TMobile that they love? Something techie?


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