Archive for March 1st, 2008

01
Mar
08

Unusual Home Decor

 

Interested in some weird bric-a-brac for those finishing touches on your home remodel? Have I got an auction for you! Just some of the 850 lots that are going up for auction at The Palms Resort & Casino in Vegas on March 15 and 16:

  • The Colt Cobra revolver used by Jack Ruby to kill Presidential assassin, Lee Harvey Oswald
  • The Maltese Falcon resin statuette (paying attention Mr. Pease?)
  • The whip and holy grail from “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade”
  • The hat worn by the Wicked Witch of the West in “The Wizard of Oz”
  • John Lennon’s jacket from the “Imagine” video
  • Madonna’s wedding dress from “Like a Virgin”
  • J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI badge (but no dress)
  • An Andy Warhol paintbrush
  • Christopher Reeve’s spandex Superman costume
  • A Liz Taylor wig

It would probably fun to just attend this thing!

01
Mar
08

The Rockets?

The Rockets, the Houston NBA franchise, were making some noise in the Western Conference. They were on an amazing win streak and then it was announced that Yao Ming, the “Great Wall of China”, was done for the year. You could hear the wind being let out of the collective sails of Houston fans. But last night (on my mother’s leap year birthday), the Rockets beat an out-manned Memphis Grizzly team by over 20 points to go undefeated for the entire month of February. That’s 14 straight games (this year’s current longest streak by any team) and just one short of tying the Rockets franchise record. I guess it’s time to see if Tracy can step up…

01
Mar
08

Truth In Advertising, Part 88

Think this would ever play on a US TV?