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October 26, 2007

Friday Recap

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Say it with me: The Red Sox will win the World Series, the Red Sox will win the World Series, the Red Sox will win the World Series.

Hell yeah, they will!

Despite the fact that the Red Sox, aka the most awesome team in baseball, are 2-0 in their series against the Rockies, Hitwise reports that the Colorado Rockies was the most searched for baseball team this week. Probably because people have never heard of them, likely because they suck.

Something that doesn’t suck? A free taco! Head on over to Taco Bell on Tuesday, Oct. 30 to go claim yours. You can thank Red Sox Jacoby Ellsbury for your stolen taco. Huzzah!

And for the last piece of Red Sox-related link goodness, Mike the Internet Guy is willing to trade his search engine optimization services for your tickets to the World Series. If you can, help a guy out. It will probably the only time his Colorado Rockies ever make it to the World Series. I’m on fire!

Seriously though, be careful out there on the Interwebs. Clogging the tubes isn’t the only way to break the Internet, let the pretty IT lady tell you the other.

In case you’re still trying to talk yourself off that PageRank-induced ledge, Caroline Middlebrook helps us get a little perspective by presenting the story in LOLCats. I can has cuddle?

If you’re not female and therefore don’t have to crash diet in order to fit into your Halloween costume next week, here’s a yummy looking Lego cake that you may enjoy making. It sure does look yummy.

How do you motivate yourself to exercise? Eat a Lego cake and then put on your Halloween costume a week early. Starvation is delicious.

Forget this Halloween stuff, 901am tells you how to get personalized, hand-addressed letters from Santa. Do you know what that means? It means it’s almost time for the wonderful winter holidays. And for fake snow at Disneyland! It’s nearly as joyous and heartwarming as the thought of the Red Sox winning the World Series.

The Guardian Unlimited reports that a man was sentenced to three years in jail after throwing a puppy off an apartment balcony, causing the dog to have to be put to sleep. Seems to me the man should have spent three years getting tossed off a balcony and onto his head. Whatever.

In case you hadn’t heard, when it comes to scantrons, B is the new C.

BoingBoing pointed to a great Harper’s Weekly excerpt that confirms what I lknew in my heart as a child growing up on Long Island. Forty-nine percent of New Jersey residents admit they’d rather live somewhere else, probably because it smells like dead cat. CoughRaecough.

Consumerist outlines the 5 expenses you can’t afford if you have credit card debt. I can totally handle the no eating out, continuing to drive my little Aveo and resisting the urge to White Chocolate Mocha my day away, but no cable? Is that even possible?

Lifehacker tells us the time limits for frozen food. I suppose this means all those chicken breasts that have been sitting in my freezer for a year are now no good. Drat.

The weekend is upon us! If that’s not enough to turn your frown upside down and put some jollies in your belly, here’s a list of 10 surefire ways to kill your crabby mood.

Things I Learned From BoingBoing This Week:

Oh yeah, and go Red Sox! [That’s eight times you mentioned your team. We’re so getting penalized for keyword stuffing. –Susan] Quiet. Not even you can’t bring me down today. Go Sox!

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3 responses to “Friday Recap”

  1. Mike The Internet Guy writes:

    Congrats Lisa,
    The Rockies will be back, and next time somebody better trade me some tickets! Enjoy it though, I bet it must feel pretty good..

  2. sean moriarty writes:

    Hey Bruce – how ’bout those SOX! Didn’t know you were such a fan. How many people do you think alive today went to game 6 of the 75 world series and games 5,6 & 7 of the 04 ALCS against the Yanks?

  3. Bob Weber writes:

    We’ll see how your puny Sox do without the Green Monster to help them out. Welcome to a real ballpark – Go Rocks!

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