I've inundated my friends and family for years with commentaries on everything from foreign currency transactions to the menu at Taco Bell. Some of my commentaries are funny or insightful. Some are me ranting about something I'm annoyed about. All of them come with "Frank's Blog Guarantee" - if you think I've wasted your time with a blog entry, you have the right to kick me in the shins as hard as you want.
I was working on the set for a local band's music video the other day. It's been awhile since I've done one. I figured it was about time.
Anyway, the band had some fans show up to be groupies for this video. The interesting thing is that one of the young women who came clearly had more stuffed into her tube top than just herself.
At first, I didn't think much about it. She wasn't the first woman to try such a thing and I doubt she'll be the last.
The problem was that after an hour or so, whatever was in her top started to fall downwards. It wasn't long before her "boobs" were extending almost to her abdomen. (How it was that she didn't notice herself is beyond me, but that's another subject all together.)
I knew I couldn't put something like this in the video, but I really wasn't sure how a gentleman could possibly tell a woman something like this.
I called one of my friends, Lee Runchey, hoping to get some advice on how to convey…
There are something that I simply can't believe when their forwarded to me by email. I'm not talking about the ones that claim I'll make oddles of cash by forwarding some stupid email to 10 of my friends. I know enough not to fall for that cyber-garbage.
I'm talking about the news stories that I get. The ones so odd that they make me do a double take.
Granted, it's an impressive shoe department: 8,500 square foot showroom;VIP room for private shopping;Shoe repair available; Spacious seating; and Refreshments (to prolong the dropping in "shop 'til you drop"). Of course, in hindsight, I shouldn't be too suprised that Saks convinced the post office to issue a ZIP code for its shoe department. It all goes back to what Seth Godin talked about in his book The Pur…