This weekend I’ve been procrastinating galore and now I have to do half of my homework today. In my defense, I tried to start yesterday but I kept getting distracted by everyone! Whether it was residents coming to my room, having to go out shopping for new cologne, or just dancing in the middle of my hallway, I had a pretty busy day yesterday!
This morning, after finishing one of my papers, I decided to take a break and watch Youtube videos. One of my old favorites I came upon was “Shy Ronnie” from SNL, which features Rihanna. Shy Ronnie is always too shy to sing in front of Rihanna but he gets pretty sassy when she’s gone. It’s by far my favorite SNL skit.
Since Beyoncé became the spokesperson for Pepsi I have been a Pepsi aficionado. So basically just for like two months. Although I like Pepsi far more than Coke, I’m not much of a pop drinker in general. But, since Beyoncé’s face is supposed to be on Pepsi cans, I can’t pass up the opportunity.
Last week Beyoncé released her new Pepsi commercial and it just might be one of the best things I’ve ever seen. It features her in different costumes from her past music videos and having a dance-off with them in a dance studio. It also features her new song “Grown Woman” which I can’t wait to hear in full.
Today I decided to switch things up and instead of doing a Music Monday post, I decided to do a Movie Monday post. Today’s movie is “Gatsby.” The movie is coming out later this year and stars Leonardo DiCaprio as the title character. It is based off of the book of the same name. The trailer came out and it looks amazing!
Something I’m looking the most forward to regarding the movie is the soundtrack. It’s supposed to feature Beyoncé doing a cover of an Amy Winehouse song, Lana Del Rey, Jay-Z, and Florence and the Machine. Jay-Z is producing the soundtrack so I can’t wait to hear it. The trailer for the movie features some of the songs from the movie and so far it all sounds amazing.
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So last week one of my residents, Aly, invited me to go to Theta formal with her and, being the upstanding gentleman that I am, I gladly obliged. She showed me what dress she was wearing so on Thursday I went to H&M with my pal Karleen to help me pick out an outfit. And even though we picked out clothes, I ended up wearing things I already had in my closet!
When I got to Theta, I was pleasantly surprised to see fellow blogger Bekah! ‘Twas a mini reunion! I knew she was a Theta but I forgot that she would be at formal so it was a great surprise. I also got to see all my other friends in the house and from my classes. I had the bad idea of thinking I was somehow going to finish my homework when I got back to campus but I ended up just going to bed and now waking up at a weird hour. But I ended up having a great time!
Bekah, me and our dates to formal!
Tagged: bulldogs, butler, class, clothes, formal, H&M, indianapolis, shopping, spring, university, zoo
So tonight I went bowling with my friend Karleen and, needless to say, I completely dominated. I normally throw gutters galore but tonight I successfully played one whole game without throwing a single one! My score ended up being like 83 but, since I was playing against such an amateur, I won pretty easily.
We went to a place called Latitude 39 and it was really nice! It had neon lights, weird techno music, and great smelling food! So basically everything I’ve ever needed. The food there was awkwardly expensive so we got McDonald’s afterwards. I usually don’t like going off campus much on school nights but I did all my homework so I thought, “Why not!?”
I can’t wait to go again! I love playing against Karleen because she makes me feel better about how I play! Just kidding! …But seriously……
Taking the alley by storm!
So April Fools, hands down, is my least favorite holiday. This is usually surprising to people since I’m sort of outgoing and wacky but no, it’s literally the worst thing since green beans. That being said, Google, as much as I love them, has gotten crazy with it and have created two new April Fools videos, one of which actually got me… One, which I can’t believe got me, is Google Nose which is supposedly new software that allows you to upload smells and send it to your friends via phones.
The second, which is more believable but thankfully I didn’t fall for, is Gmail Blue, which is basically Gmail but everything is blue. The thing I liked about this video is that it sort of disses Apple for creating the same product but pretending it’s different just with one little change. I guess it’s kind of funny to see such a large corporation really get into the spirit of the holiday but since I hate being tricked, I’ll like it from a distance!
I will admit both are very amusing and I’m curious to see what they come up with next year!
Tagged: apple, april, april fools, bulldogs, butler, day, google, google blue, google nose, holiday, indianapolis, university
So for the past two days everyone and their mom has been tweeting, Instagraming, and tattooing about getting Lollapalooza tickets. Personally I couldn’t get myself to buy the tickets because it was so much money for something I didn’t even know who was playing. The lineup hasn’t been announced so I wouldn’t even know if I liked the people or not. Also, outdoor festivals creep me out.
That being said, today a rumored lineup list appeared on the Internet and got me excited to say the least. It has Lana Del Rey, Azealia Banks, and other cool artists were on the list. If that’s the case, I might buy a one day pass just to see Lana and Azealia since all the other tickets were sold out.
Here’s Lana’s newest video just to get myself in the mood:
Tagged: azealia banks, butler, chelsea hotel, chicago, festival, lana del rey, lollapalooza, music, music thursday, music video, university
Tonight I just got back from seeing Paranormal Activity 4 and it was extremely scary. There was too much darkness, loud noises, scary demony people, you name it! It was only an hour and a half long so thankfully I wasn’t scared for that long. There were also scary parts when you least suspected it!
The movie was much scarier than the last scary movie I saw, The Devil Inside. Paranormal Activity was about a girl who films her house because she thinks there are spirits bothering her and are talking to her younger brother. I was a little disappointed in the ending and the outcome of the characters but it was still a good movie!
Last week was the Jewish celebration of Yom Kippur and of course I had to participate. Two of my residents invited me to go with them and I quickly obliged. Jewish people usually fast for the holiday but I wasn’t that committed! Although I did eat two smaller meals instead of nice healthy ones like I usually do.
The synagogue we went too was very close to Butler. We got there very quickly and stayed there for two services. The first was a memorial and reflection service and the second one was one for repentance of sins. It was definitely a new experience hearing people speaking Hebrew. My favorite part was wearing the yamaka. It was a really fun and entertaining experience and hopefully I’ll be able to celebrate more things with them!
The gang celebrating Yom Kippur
Once again I had a blast at my volunteer at the Kaleidoscope Youth Center. After I helped the kids with their homework, everyone was allowed to play outside. Since I was the oldest, all the kids wanted me to play football with them so I reluctantly agreed. I should probably remind you of the fact that I have no idea how to even play the game!
Needless to sayI was appointed quarterback and I was the best player. That was probably because I was playing against a bunch of 7 year olds! But still, I was so good I’m basically the next Tim Tebow.
After getting chased around by a bunch of kids, they all decided that they wanted to run and play with their kites they made during crafts. Of course I had to run with them and I had a fun time doing so! I had so much fun that they even inspired me to want to have about 7 kids so I can start my own Kardashian Klan!
Some of the kids I work with flying their kites!