Ahmusings

The 98% humorous musings of M. Lizabeth Currain

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Enough With the Capes Already!

In dishonor of New York Fashion Week (Feb 9th-16th) I am going to be sharing some fashion related thoughts with all of you throughout the week. As a note, I have a degree in Fashion Design and spent some time working for various fashion companies. It was the worst. I continue to have opinions about fashion, the main one being: Seriously, what the fuck are you wearing? So for the next week don your best headband and enjoy the ride.

You know what would go really well with this cape? A Horse.

Let me break it down for all of you: I hate capes.

Every year it seems like someone is trying to make them a “thing”. Just stop it already! No one looks good in capes! You look like a jackal on your way to visit your grandmother’s house in the woods. You don’t look cool.

Wearing a cape lets everyone around you know how hard you are trying to be fashionable…and how awesomely you are failing at it.

I know you’re sitting there thinking, “But I see lots of people wearing capes, and they look kind of cool.”  You just stop with that nonsense right now. I will say this, there is something that the cape does to a normal person’s brain, that makes them think it’s a perfectly acceptable thing to wear. It’s not. First of all, you limit the mobility of your arms. Why would you want to do that? Do you know how much you use your arms for things? A lot. That’s how much. Second, do fucking live in Middle Earth? No. You live in the real world, where capes are dumb. Just accept it.

I once bought a cape at a thrift store thinking I was going to be the toast of the town. I tried it on and was like, “hey, this is pretty neat.” It wasn’t. It was the cape using it’s dark magic on me, making me think I looked cool. Thank god someone I knew gave me a reserved “no” for how it actually looked.

There’s really no way to fight the urge to wear it, except to get rid of it. Which I would suggest doing. Because you look like an idiot.

Today In Searches

I like to check the stats of my blog. Because I like to cry over how many people aren’t visiting during the day. One of my favorite things to look at is the “Search Engine Terms”…you know, those words that you type into Google, that eventually lead you here and then have you scratching your head wondering what you’ve gotten yourself into. I used to do a weekly post on this, but it got kind of tiresome because people were always searching for the same thing: Jean-Claude Van Damme’s ass. I mean, I don’t blame them, it’s a nice ass. And honestly, that search term has brought me a lot of viewers–but I sensed that people were probably getting tired of basically reading the same blog post week after week…for like 4 weeks.

HOWEVER! I couldn’t keep this search term to myself. Today when I was checking my stats, through my tears (seriously you guys, start making me popular!) I saw this gem: Jonathan Frakes Naked !!!!!!!!! I added those exclamation points for effect.

Someone is actually searching for a picture of a naked Jonathan Frakes! I want to know more about this person! Male or Female? Young or old? Strictly just a Next Generation fan? What are their thoughts on Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction?

But most importantl; Jonathan Frakes naked during his peak?

Or Jonathan Frakes naked now? I guess busy, leisure shirts really get some people going?

Either way, this just confirms that I am writing about relevant topics that people in the year 2012 care about. I win the Internet!!

Frakes photo from: http://tv.yahoo.com/jonathan-frakes/contributor/32367/photos/1

 

 

horseblanket

  Whenever I need to clean the really important things, like say, horse blankets, they won’t let me. It’s really a shame, because that horse blanket I found in the dumpster that I re purposed into a stylish belted wrap, really needs to be cleaned. Kidding. I don’t own a fucking horse blanket belted wrap. […]

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