Sunday, November 28, 2010

disjointed

I think I may have something to blog about but I'm not sure what. So here's a bunch of random, totally unrelated photos and equally random captions, which will hopefully keep you entertained for 2.5 seconds while I try to figure out what is it I wanna say.


Pick a god.


Look your enemy in the eye and don't back down. wtf.


Bright colours in a mess make me irrationally happy.


The street is our canvas.


All sunsets should be like this.

Last two photos taken with my BB... but edited with good ol' Photoshop-on-a-laptop. If only there were some apps, ANY apps at all which allowed photo editing on BlackBerries, I could die a happy pretentious amateur photo snob. And there would be more vaguely artsy lomo-esque photos for you to look at on my blog while you (hopefully) mourn my death WTF. Sometimes I should just stop spewing every random thought that pops into my head.

Friday, November 26, 2010

everyone connects turns 1

So if you read my previous post, you'll know that I went for the Everyone Connects Birthday Bash at The Curve on Sunday with a whole bunch of other people.

Upon arriving at the venue, I bumped into Shah who immediately declared, "I'm starting to like this event already!"

"Err what? Why? It hasn't even started yet."

"Ada banyak United logo ni."

"-___________-"



Okay. Moving on... as I was saying earlier, the Everyone Connects Campaign is already one year old, and there's a new portal to boot.


It's based on the concept of an "Everyone Connects World", and you can choose between a Fella and a Felli (haha) to navigate the different sections of the site - Open House, Sini Maa, Jamming Garage, the EC Hall of Fame, and the Stadium. And those little avatar things don't just move around, they can connect and communicate with other people's avatar running around the site at the same time too! Check out the site for yourself here, it's meant to bring together all of TM's services, i.e. Unifi, HyppTV etc under one world. Pretty cool.

Anyway back to the event. The layout of the place was arranged so that they corresponded to the different sections of the site, so if you walked around you could see stuff like this cute 'Open House' model...


... and this Jamming Garage booth, among others.


Oh and you know you've made it in life when you're made into Celebriducks wtf. That's Bunkface by the way, one of the TM ambassadors.

Emcees of the day: Ben and Hunnymadu. Hunnymadu had cool shoes but I didn't manage to get a shot of that :(


(photo stolen from Jackieloi teehee)

After Ben and Hunnymadu had gone through a bunch of games with the crowd there, the TM ambassadors Bunkface and Summer Ash came by and sang Happy Birthday to EC, and there was cake too. Awww.


Bunkface performed after that, of course - I think half the crowd there was there just for Bunkface's performance. For good reason too; lead singer Sam is cuuuuuute :P Their accoustic set wasn't too shabby too. *cough*


And you know Summer Ash? I gotta admit I had no idea who that was before, but HELLO. This is Summer Ash.


Hot chick/pro gamer. She played a game of...... something..... (aiya sue me I'm terrible at this games stuff) live on the spot to demonstrate the speedily speedy speeds of TM's Unifi. Made us lust after Unifi, but also made the rest of us feel spectacularly uncoordinated at the same time :S

So yeah. That was EC's first birthday bash. Oh hang on, I forgot the balloons.


Now I'm done :P Do log on to http://everyoneconnects.net to check out the revamped portal!

Saturday, November 20, 2010

everyone connects

Okay so I'm not sure if any of you remember, but there was this Everyone Connects campaign by TM some time ago, with this commercial:



There was quite a bit of hype about the campaign, and I remember seeing a coupla blog posts about it around, like this one by Niki. If you're all like "huh whazzat?" now, lemme break it down for ya. Everyone Connects is basically TM's initiative, a movement for the youth to demonstrate the power of connecting, communicating and collaborating, with the belief that connections make anything possible.

So with that whole "connections make anything possible" idea, there were a few events held for the youth like Buka Puasa sessions and some street parties with football challenges, but the most epic one was the biggest karaoke event held last year at Bukit Bintang with many people attending.


Many people.


Many MANY people.

Okay this is not working. Many people as in, I think a few thousand people were there, the whole Bukit Bintang junction was closed off for it, and even Tokio Hotel was there at the event.


Please look at Tokio Hotel wtf.

This video has a better view of the massive crowd:



So one year later (damn, it's been that long already?!) the campaign is celebrating their 1st birthday with the Everyone Connects Birthday Bash, and you is all invited. w00t!


It's happening on;

Date: 21 November 2010 (Sunday)
Time: 3 pm - 7 pm
Venue: Centre Court @ Curve

Bunkface and Summer Ash will be there, and there'll also be tons of games and excitement and contests, which of course come with many much prizes as well. I'm gonna be there, come lah and join too (especially if whoever is reading this hasn't seen me in a long time WTF), it'll be fun :D Ons like crayons OK?

Sunday, November 14, 2010

wisteria lane is life

Marc Cherry was watching a news report with his mom about a woman who drowned all her kids due to postpartum depression. And then he came up with an idea for a TV show about a bunch of good friends - housewives, who live picture-perfect lives with white picket fences on a street called Wisteria Lane, all the while hiding deep dark secrets from each other. Which just get progressively more WTF as the seasons go along, by the way.

So there, the story of how Desperate Housewives came about, if you didn't already know. Interesting premise; I kinda loved the first season too. But when you think about it, really, isn't real life like a great big neverending season of life on Wisteria Lane anyway?



All of us have secrets we keep, things we hide behind a mask of "I'm good!" to a "How are you?", even from our closest friends sometimes. Because people don't really care anyway; everybody's already got enough problems of their own, thanks. Because the truth would let people see beyond the face you put on for polite company, and it wouldn't be a pretty sight. Because it's just easier to live life pretending that everything is gonna turn out just fine.

It's not hard to catch the signs of the emo secrets around; it's the emo tweets late in the night, or sometimes blog posts like this one. But I swear I'm not like this all the time, really. Most of the time I'm still the one you equate with laughing too hysterically, WTF jokes and inappropriate poking of boobs... okay the last one's applicable for Pinky and Kadazan only. Midnights just have a way of bringing out the emo in everybody.

Sunday, November 7, 2010

till death do us part

There are only two emotions so powerful, we have them carved in stone so we never forget.



Love



and grief.

Because when we're looking down the tunnel at the bright light and it's time to go, all the hatred, spite, jealousy, anger, vengeance, contempt and bitterness will dissolve into nothing. And what's left behind, are the ones whom you loved most, and those who loved you back. At the end of the day, what are we but the sum of the people who'd mourn their loss if we were gone?


*****

you know why humans are not asexual beings? what the hell is heartache for? for poem. for music. to swim and be drowned in beautiful things.

A tweet by #drunktaliban some time ago - so heart-wrenching, so apt. Patrick has a soft side :)

Monday, November 1, 2010

on all hallow's eve


23 bobby pins, 9 weird-shaped pins in varying sizes, and 2 rubber bands.


That's what it takes to be Audrey Hepburn for Halloween :P

Yep, the hair was the hardest part for me. Because I suck at being a girl, I paid someone else to do it... so the most expensive part of my costume ended up being the hairdo. Side note: if you sleep on a hairdo because it appears to be a voluminous cushion, but actually has 23 bobby pins in it, your head WILL hurt in the morning.


That sexy pantless pilot right there, that's Linda. Remember her? She calls me Basi, and I call her Chubbs. She is evil. And I have no idea why she's sticking a gun in my butt.

So yeah. That was Halloween 2010, or what goes in the few photos on this blog anyway. Facebook albums document most of the madness, as usual. Many much thanks to Jacqkie the mighty Wonder Woman for being an awesome host :D

If anything could sum up that night though, it would be this:


Everyone, say hi to the Nuffies ;)