Saturday, August 27, 2011

Rat Busters NYC

I just heard about a new show that's going to be on Animal Planet, called Rat Busters NYC. Being a rat and animal lover, I am completely appalled by Animal Planet having a show like this where the rats are going to be killed and not even in a humane way.

What were they thinking?
Obviously they were not. It seems money talks though and they must think they can make some money from a show like this one or they wouldn't have it on a channel that is about animals. What does this say to the people who watch Animal Planet?

It says, Animal Planet doesn't really care about animals, they only care about their profit margins. What were they thinking adding to the ever growing animal control shows on an animal related channel like this. I realize that most people consider wild rats in places like NYC to be pests that need to be exterminated, but they are live animals who have as much right to life as anyone else.

I don't know about you but I am going to be contacting Animal Planet and telling them that as long as they have shows like this on, I will be boycotting their channel and telling everyone I know to do the same.

Confession Time...

I thought it would be fun to set up a facebook account for my husband. I was wrong...

His account has been set up for about 3 weeks and he's made maybe 3 comments so far.

He didn't like the picture I put on his profile so he took it down and now there's no picture. lol

So last night he says, "You wanna teach me how to navigate this fb thing?"

So I come over to the computer and he's all logged in and says, Ok, now what?"

So I get him over to the 'newsfeed' and this is our conversation....

Him: So now what do I do?
Me: You comment on your friends status messages.

Him: Ok, and then what?
Me: Look at their pictures, write a status of your own, click on your friends links, fill out your profile, select a profile picture for yourself.

Him: This sucks. this isn't fun. This is boring.
Me: Just read your friends status's and make some comments.

Him: Why do you write so many statuses? Your on my newsfeed more than anyone else.
Me: That's because you only have 10 friends and I write more than the rest of them do.

Him: *reading statuses* What am I supposed to say? Why is everyone 'liking' this it isn't funny.
Me: Just make a comment on some of the statuses.

Him: I made a comment. Are they online, how come they aren't liking my comment? Why are they responding?
Me: it's not like Instant messenger, you have to wait until they are online before they respond.

Him: well this sucks. this is boring. I'm logging off. *grumble grumble*
Me: Give it a chance.

Him: There's nothing to do on the computer.
Me: You're insane.

LOL So that's how it pretty much went, I will not be making him a twitter, LinkedIn, or any other account. He can go play Pogo and be quiet. lol

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Giveaway on paranormal and Suspense reviews

Great Giveaway! Up for grabs are...5 copies of each of Dark Taste of Rapture by Gena Showalter and Enemy Mine by Karin Harlow.

Click here to find this giveaway.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Shaving- It isn't just about your beard anymore...

I was thinking..I know that's really scary, right? But I was thinking, why do some people shave their pubes? When did this become the thing to do? How many people actually do this? I mean it must be a really big fad to have so many salons willing to let you get naked, lie down on their tables with your feet up to your chin and rip away the hair by waxing you down there. Right?

Why do some people go to a complete stranger and ask them to get up close and personal with their "Down stairs hair". Because they are seeing more of you when they do this than your doctor did at your last check up.

So what are the different types of waxing, cutting, trimming methods? Well there's natural...of course that means you still have to take a shower and wash that stuff..But does anyone make a shampoo for pubic hair? I'd be surprised if someone didn't, now that I think of it.

Then there's the 'strip' where just a landing strips worth of hair is left and it kinda looks like a landing

Then there's the Brazilian...ouch! Wax on Wax Off...You better have your big girl panties on for this one, cause that bitch is gonna hurt. Riiiiip!

Then if anyone has ever watched any of those old Porn movies from the 70's and 80's..Oh you know the ones...The ones with the Boom chick a chick mow mow, Bow chicka wow wow porn music. You have seen the afro bush...everyone seemed to have it.

The There's the Hollywood, which leaves you with no hair at all. Nothing, where.
But wait! There's more! How about a butterfly, a birdie or a starfish carved out with your pubic hair. Yes, and they can even dye it different colors for you.

And lastly you can have a Vajazzle! That's where they glue little gems right about...your I kid you not...there's so much more than just washing and drying now a days. Getting a little waxing seems so tame, right? Yeah, I didn't think

Monday, August 22, 2011

Book Review: Retribution by Sherrilyn Kenyon

Book 21 in the Dark Hunter series
Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9780312546595
Hardcover: 432 pages


Harm no human…
A hired gunslinger, William Jessup Brady lived his life with one foot in the grave. He believed that every life had a price. Until the day when he finally found a reason to live. In one single act of brutal betrayal, he lost everything, including his life. Brought back by a Greek goddess to be one of her Dark-Hunters, he gave his immortal soul for vengeance and swore he’d spend eternity protecting the humans he’d once considered prey.

Orphaned as a toddler, Abigail Yager was taken in by a family of vampires and raised on one belief—Dark-Hunters are the evil who prey on both their people and mankind, and they must all be destroyed. While protecting her adoptive race, she has spent her life eliminating the Dark-Hunters and training for the day when she meeting the man who killed her family: Jess Brady.

A gun in the hand is worth two in the holster…
Jess has been charged with finding and terminating the creature who’s assassinating Dark-Hunters. The last thing he expects to find is a human face behind the killings, but when that face bears a striking resemblance to the one who murdered him centuries ago, he knows something evil is going on. He also knows he’s not the one who killed her parents. But Abigail refuses to believe the truth and is determined to see him dead once and for all.

Brought together by an angry god and chased by ancient enemies out to kill them both, they must find a way to overcome their mutual hatred or watch as one of the darkest of powers rises and kills both the races they’ve sworn to protect.

My Thoughts
Sundown was just about to get married to the woman he loved when he was shot in the back by his so called friend. He is so incensed and wanted revenge in the baddest way and when he died he vowed to get it. Artemis heard his cries for revenge and she talked him into selling his soul to get that revenge and becoming a dark hunter.

Abigail has wanted revenge on the man who killed her parents and her adoptive family has lied to her since she met them because they want something from her. She is out to kill and get revenge on the man who she thinks killed her family, Jessup brady and now after killing other dark Hunters she is about to learn the truth, but can she handle it?

I just finished this one 2 days ago and while I really enjoyed reading about Sundown and getting to really know him, this story didn't do for me what some of the others have. I can't quite put my finger on what it was about this story that just didn't have me hanging on for dear life wanting to read each page, not able to put the book down.

There was so much information about how Sundown became the Dark Hunter he is now that is kind of took away from the flow of the story for me. I'm all for information and getting to know the characters but it seemed like the whole book was filled with more info than we really needed to know. Between that and the fact that Abigail was so hell bent on revenge, had grown up with a family who brain washed her into thinking killing the dark hunters was a good thing and getting revenge for her parents killings was the right thing to do and then to have her do a 180 spin in the other direction so easily when she thinks she saw Jessup kill her parents really made it hard for me to like this book as much as I liked th eother ones in this series..

The fact that she so easily jumped his bones and fell in love with him, it seemed so anti-climactic in the end. I will say that I love the native american story line and in my opinion the best part of the book is at the end when Ash comes into the story.

I will continue to read the books but I do hope that the next few books get back to the characters that we know and love.

Sunday, August 21, 2011

Why I May Quit Watching The SyFy Channel all Together

I recently found out that SyFy has canceled one of their most popular shows and after doing a little research, I found out why.

It all has to do with money.

That's right, money. They are making enough of a profit to keep making a series that people love. They do not care that this is a very popular show and that people are getting fed up with their favorite shows being canceled because of ridiculous reasons.

According to, SyFy decided to cancel the series because...“We are the network’s golden child in every way, except profit margins. Fact is, Eureka is an expensive show to make. And we could not maintain the quality of our show with the cuts it would take to make us profitable for Syfy’s new parent company.”

If this is the case, I can only see more bad things happening with SyFy. I mean first they change their name from Sci-Fi to SyFy...then they added friday Night Smackdown to their list of things to watch on their channel. Someone please tell me why we are watching wrestling on what used to be a great Sci-Fi channel?

The new parent company has changed things around so that they can air things like wrestling on what used to be a Sci-Fi genre based channel and they think we don't see what they are doing.

Heh heh, nice try guys.

It's all about the profit margin and how much they think they can make having men tune in to watch wrestling on what used to be a great channel to watch B-monster movies, actual Sci-fi movies, and most things to do with science fiction. So with their name change they have changed what they think is acceptable to air on this channel and think they will keep a large audience who love watching shows like Eureka and Sanctuary. I can only hope that Wearhouse 13 and sanctuary aren't the next shows to get the chopping block the way Stargate Atlantis did.

What are the producer's at SyFy doing with all those profits they are making...looks to me like they would rather take a little of the money and make horrible movies like Mansquito, rather than create shows we actually like to watch.

Saturday, August 20, 2011

Why I refuse to shop at Walmart

I know I'm lucky to have so many stores to shop at so close to where I live. I have several malls close to me and there are Kmarts, Target and all sorts of other shops and stores around here. After talking to some of my friends on fb I realized that not everyone has the luxury NOT to use Walmart and I think they know that.

The last time I was in Walmart, the cashiers were so slow I ended up standing in line to check out for more than 40 minutes and there were only 3 cashiers open with an entire store full of people shopping. And this was at a Super Walmart where the place is huge and in each line to check out there were at least 20 people in line. They never opened another checker and even when people complained the cashiers were as slow as snails.

I called Walmart after getting home because I was so mad about the wait time. I talked to a manager who told me the cashiers were slow because they were in training. I told her she was full of it, that I had been in the same Walmart a few months earlier and one of the girls checking out was the same from a few months ago..she was not new.

I asked why they didn't have more checkers and she told me they don't have enough staff and when I asked about hiring more people she actually told me no one was applying for the jobs. Omg this woman was so full of it. So I will never got o Walmart again.

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

How Do You Read and a Bookmark Giveaway!

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I got three more books in the mail yesterday that I ordered from Amazon and when I sat down to read the big hard cover I started taking the dust jacket off like I always do. I started wondering if I am the only one who does this when reading a hard back book. I know some people use the dust jacket edges as book marks but for me it's easier just to use a regular book mark and take the cover off until I am done reading.

Another thing, how many people still dog ear pages in books? I have a huge selection of bookmarks that I use, some of them have been autographed by the authors and some are just cute as heck. I do not like to dog ear the pages in my books, heck if I can help it I don't even like to break the spine in the book I am reading. Yes, I realize I am strange. lol But it can be done. lol

Do you read a few books in the same genre before switching to another genre? I do this all the time and for the longest time I have been reading Paranormal Romance because I just can't get enough of the Vampires, Werewolves, Witches, Wizards, Shifters, Demons, Ghosts ect. There is such a huge selection of great Paranormal Romance out there right now and I have several calling my name from my TBR pile.

This Giveaway is for U.S. Residents only, sorry.

Just leave me a comment on this post with your email address so I can contact you and I will send anyone that posts a comment here 2 Bookmarks from my huge stash of booksmarks. How easy is that! Giveaway will run until august 20th.

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Funny Story

Have you ever done something so incredibly stupid but it was funny at the same time and looked around to see if anyone saw what you did? I had one of those days the other day.

I was getting out of my brother's car and didn't realize I had sat on my hair when I got in. Yes, you read that hair is just long enough for me to sit on it now. I seriously need to get it trimmed.

So when we pulled up and parked i went to get out of the car and moved forward only to have my head jerked backwards because I was sitting on my hair. I darn near tore my scalp right off my head. *obvious over dramatization* But it hurt! lol

So when I got out I looked over at my brother to see if he had seen what I had done and since he wasn't rolling on the ground laughing, I'm guessing he didn't. lol

Sunday, August 14, 2011

Where do you watch movies

I watched this movie the other day and was really looking forward to it. it turned out to be so slow and really not all that great. I used to have a Netflix account until my mailman started stealing my discs and blaming it on the envelopes not holding the discs so they get lost somewhere along the line. Yeah, right.

I don't like going to the movie theatre so I usually wait until the movies are out on On Demand and buy them. I don't know what movie I will buy next but I hope it's better than this one.

Saturday, August 13, 2011

When to call the police

I've got several noisy neighbors as I've told you before and so often they bring their lives outside when talking on their cell phones or when they are talking to their friends. i don't know if they realize that everyone can hear everything they are saying or not, but I'm really getting to know these guys from all the conversations I am overhearing. It's not like I am eaves dropping, they are coming out of their aprtments and being loud...I mean seriously loud.

Last night the neighbor across the courtyard from me was mad at his wife...again for not coming home on time. Whatever that means. He was telling her she was 3 hours late and not to send that text or else he would have to leave and when she said she was calling the police he told her if the police come he was going to tell them to search her so she better get rid of the drugs she had on her.

Now they have two kids in that apartment, one is a toddler and one is about 14 years old. They stood outside arguing for a few minutes and then they went inside. I didn't see anything that would warrant me calling the police but I came every close to it. The only problem is the last few times I called the police on my different neighbors...the police come out, tell the neighbors who called, talk for a minute and then leave. Then the neighbors are mad at me for calling and nothing is done anyway. So unless I see or hear actual fighting going on, I usually don't call anymore.

Wednesday, August 03, 2011

L.A. Banks Lost Her Battle With Cancer

I read today that L.A. Banks passed away. The article about this is here.

I find this very sad. I know how it feels to lose someone close to you so I really feel for her family right now.