Sunday, November 14, 2010

No, See, That's Called Haiku. No, Prose! No, no! It's A Play!

Circa 1600, William Shakespeare (1564 - 1616), English dramatist and poet. Born and spent his early life in Stratford-upon-Avon. Established in London as actor and playwright by 1592. His plays include 'Macbeth', 'Romeo and Juliet', 'The Merchant of Venice', 'King Le (Photo by Rischgitz/Getty Images)

Overheard: at a Hunt Valley, MD card store

By: Greg Abel

20something woman at the customer service counter flipping through a teen romance novel. "I don't like books like this. I like real stories. What do you call that, fiction?"

Friday, November 5, 2010

Not Exactly the Word I'd Use, But...Whatever

The cast of Jersey Shore hangs out in Miami, Florida on May 7, 2010 doing what they do best, GTL (gym, tan and laundry)! Fame Pictures, Inc

Overheard: in a New York City editorial meeting

By: GCP Editor

"But Snooki has, like...culture

Oh, Honey. It Happens To The Best Of Us

1957:  An alcoholic stares into the bottom of his glass while two bottles of spirits stand at the ready in front of him.  (Photo by Frank Martin/BIPs/Getty Images)

Overheard: on a Los Angeles street corner. Two young women waiting to cross the street.

By: Jason Thompson

"Every time I burp, I taste vodka."