To whom it may concern.Â I have some very sad news to relay to all of our friends.Â One of our favorite Milwaukee watering holes has closed.Â I am speaking about Bryant’s Lounge.Â Sadly our friends closed their doors this past week.Â Please see the artcile below for more details.
Although I have no intention of ever purchasing a Washlet, I have made more than oneÂ visit to this website over the past few days.Â A friend of mine pointedÂ me to it.Â If you view the site, be sure to view with sound.
The WashletÂ website is beautifully designed.Â Â In going to the site you will find that there are six artificially intelligent personalitiesÂ toÂ supply informational testimonials on the merits this new toilet technology.Â Â The characters are contstantly in motion as if they are living on your computer screen in an anxiously happy state…TheirÂ one purpose in life?…Â to give you the good news about the Washlet.Â I have developed a crush on the gal second from the left.
The guy third from left takes me laugh, and laugh…and laugh.Â Oh lordy… starving actors.
The Washlet is a toilet straight out of the 23rd century, and apparently they are already very common in Japan…go figure.Â
My brother Luke made a funny comment: “i know they’ve tested this on a the affluent and well groomed japenese.Â have they tested it on lazy, chilli eating, 300 pound americans?” Perhaps Luke’s Washlet will need a trip to the Monster Garage.
Can Mr. Smith Get to Washington Anymore? – one of the best documentary features at the Milwaukee International Film Festival!Â Following the 2004 Missouri Democratic primary to replaceÂ Â retiring 28-year veteran and former House Majority Leader Dick Gephardt.Â The documentary shadows little known Jeff Smith, a 29 year old part-time political scienceÂ instructor at Wash U.Â Travel along this grass roots campaign as they face their biggest opponent Russ Carnahan to see if the little guy stands a chance.Â
Â Even if you’re not a fan of the policital process this movie is a must see!Â Â A true underdog story.
Maxed Out – a look at the American credit industry and how it affects us.Â It’s really disturbing to see how the credit industry solicits their “biggest money makers”Â as well as looking at the national debt.Â A must see for anyone whoÂ has ever taken out a loan or has gotten a credit card.Â Â
So I have never pretended to be “up” on music. Usually a band gets played on the radio, gets their song on a commercial, or they are written about in 50 other blogs before I decide to listen to a song. Junior Senior released their current cd August 14, but I am riding the wave now. Anywho, check out their song “Can I get, get, get” on their myspace. The video ain’t that bad either; they did the “send us you dancing to our song and YOU might be in the next Junior Senior video”. Its ok to like them, so many others do. The video after the jump. (more…)