yay for fish

March 16, 2010 by KathrynLurie

bullwinkle is rad

Sage Advice From a Wise Prof

October 16, 2008 by KathrynLurie

Nothing is permanent.

So, when you are in distress, feel better knowing that your pain will soon go away.

If you’re in good times, live them up, because they will be gone soon, too.

Kristie and Avery

September 9, 2008 by KathrynLurie
My beauties. :-)

Gems From Kristie Regarding the RNC, 2

September 4, 2008 by KathrynLurie

On the possibility of Cindy McCain as First Lady:

“Maybe she’ll get Botox covered under health care.”

Gems From Kristie Regarding the RNC

September 4, 2008 by KathrynLurie

McCain says: “I wear his [a dead soldier's] bracelet, and think about him every day.”

Kristie says: “Mr. Support-Our-Troops should be wearing about 5,000 bracelets right now.”

Trying To Wrap Our Brains Around Palin

August 30, 2008 by KathrynLurie

Me: Allison posted a pic of her wearing a FUR STOLE. Who wears fur these days? Especially when you’re a politician!

Jego: Give her a break . . . she was, after all, mayor of a town that had less people than the building I’m living in.

This Is What Exhaustion Looks Like

August 29, 2008 by KathrynLurie

Here’s Nate, after a night of playing at Brandy’s on the Upper East Side, an awesome gig that is slowly making him nocturnal. Sometimes he doesn’t get home until 6 or 7 AM. This photo was taken this morning at about 8. It’s really typical of what I see through his doorway after a Brandy’s night–exhaustion so complete that he doesn’t even care he’s hanging off the bed.

Back In The Swing

August 29, 2008 by KathrynLurie

School started again on Wednesday and it’s pretty clear that this semester is going to be a pretty intense time. It’s great to see everyone and hang out in the newsroom again–it really feels like home. I’m still interning a couple days a week and I will be working on a couple other projects unrelated to school over the next few months as well. So I will blog intermittently, but it’s gonna be a busy few months. By the way, here’s a photo of Hearst Tower, for those who don’t know it. This is where I’ve been working (on the 34th floor) since the end of May.

We Heart Grad School

August 12, 2008 by KathrynLurie

Mike: I’m going with the one haircut a year approach.

Kate: It’s worked so far.

Mike: Saves money for food and commodity costs.

Kate: Mike = recession-proof.

Mike: No job = recession proof.

Kate: YES that means I’M recession-proof too!

As Good A Reason As Any

August 11, 2008 by KathrynLurie

Kate: I was thinking about going to China for a while after graduation.

Mike: Ah, that’s a good idea. You like being tall.

On Glasses as Optional Accessories

August 7, 2008 by KathrynLurie

According to Erin:

“I hate eyeglass fashion because I’m forced to wear glasses.

It’s like wearing hearing aids as fashion.”

Scary Junior High Fashions . . .

August 7, 2008 by KathrynLurie


Run, run for your lives!!

Best Concert Ever

August 5, 2008 by KathrynLurie

In May, I went with a friend to see Marketa Irglova and Glen Hansard (of Once fame) perform for their first time at Radio City Music Hall. The concert was nothing short of incredible. They performed for two and a half hours without a break, and Hansard opened the show with a gorgeous rendition of “Say It To Me Now,” acoustic, without a mic. It was beautiful. A friend pointed me to a YouTube video that captured the moment.

If My Life Were a Movie

July 25, 2008 by KathrynLurie

I never get tired of this game. Friends and I have been known to wile away hours over cocktails discussing which actor would represent which person if all of a sudden our lives were to be turned into a movie with a Hollywood casting call to end all casting calls. So, I present here who would play the people in my life. There’s little consistency in my choices–some actors are chosen because of looks, some are chosen because of mannerisms/character. But, click on the name of the actor/celebrity to see a photo if you’re curious. Some will be left blank, because this game is far from finished. If anyone has anyone to add, or you think I have assigned you the wrong representative, or you have a better suggestion, please let me know. Also, these are subject to change with no warning.

Mom: Amy Madigan as Annie in Field of Dreams, particularly.
Dad: Harrison Ford because dad always liked Indiana Jones so much and they are now both completely gray.
Dylan: What’s Eating Gilbert Grape-era Leonardo DiCaprio
Mitch: Elijah Wood not as Frodo Baggins.
Kathy: the lovely Kirsten Dunst
Kate: Chloe Sevigny–It’s her vibe. Or something.
Kristie: Liv Tyler (complete with baby these days)
Aaron: Lawrence Fishburne as Morpheus
Terry: Joe Pesci
Jan: Seth Rogen–the funny factor plays a big role here
Travis: Cold Mountain-era Jude Law
Nate: a young Tom Stoppard
Robin: Vanessa Ferlito
Erin: Laura Prepon. The voice. The Jersey. Can’t deny it.
Fritzie: Natalie Merchant
Mike Hurley: Michael C. Hall as Dexter
Michael C.:
Heather: Maggie Gyllenhaal
Duy: a young, Asian John Cusack. Or so he says.

As for me, I will cast the person I get compared to the most: Uma Thurman (from what I hear, especially in the Tagheuer ads).


July 13, 2008 by KathrynLurie

On being friends with an ex:

“There are millions of people in this world who you haven’t dated, and they make great friends.”

–Jan Thomas