So, it’s no secret in the office that Kellie is SUPER OBSESSED with Hunter Hayes. As soon as I found out he was coming to the Gold and Silver Buyers Lounge at the Clear Channel Station, I kicked and cried until I got to go.
My boyfriend knows that Wanted will be our wedding song but he legitimately got mad because I obsessed all day on Saturday. I was saying things like, “OMG HE WAS SO CUTE,” and “GOSH, if you weren’t my boyfriend he totall would be!” But in the end, I was totally joking.
Hunter is so talented and has the most amazing songs. I am so lucky that I had the opportunity to meet him and it’s an experience I’ll never forget.
Comedian Nathan Fielder tweeted his followers a prank for kids to pull on their parents. Since his tweet, the prank has gone viral and parents all over are scared to death that their perfect angels have turned into drug addicts. Here’s how the prank works: the kid texts their parents “Got 2 grams for $40.” The kid waits for the response and tries to keep it going as long as they can before their parents are in the car, ready to take them to rehab. We decided to try it on our parents and see how they would respond.
Intern Stephen here, I texted my mom this morning and it took awhile for her to respond so I was getting nervous. But she finally responded frantically. I couldn’t keep it going so I told her it was a viral prank going around and my boss wanted me to try it on my parents. She didn’t think it was very funny and thought a church related bit would be more appropriate.
Intern Ashlee here…normally I would never pull a prank like this on my mother. She is what you may call a “worry wart” and she freaks out about drugs all the time…she won’t even let me take advil when I have a headache. So I already knew she was probably going to have a panic attack (all out of love of course) yet I also thought she would maybe get that this wasn’t real…me a drug dealer? I feel as though that’s a little far fetched. However she did believe it and freaked out. She also thought the bit about it being a prank was a lie…so I had to email her a link to a news article aboutt this viral prank. Needless to say we are all good now…but she told me to NEVER do something like that to her ever again.
So I’m known for obsessing over a lot of things. In particular, hummus, guacamole, and social media (so much so, I tweeted my 8,000th tweet on Monday!). Well, my new obsession still involves social media but it also involves my college degree.
For those of you who may be unaware, I am proudly graduating from the University of Texas at Austin in 27 DAYS with a degree in Multimedia Journalism (see my senior picture below). I hope to become a sports reporter for a major news network and/or newspaper. I’m sure most of you are quite aware, THIS JOB MARKET IS POOPY! I have probably applied to 75-100 jobs in the pat 4 months and haven’t heard much back. So, I’ve turned to social media to get a job.
You hear about these business people getting a job via LinkedIn so why can’t I do that?! Whenever I think of somewhere I want to work, I send the editor a quick tweet or write on their Facebook page asking if they have any open position and bam! You know what? Since I started that, I’VE HAD MORE RESPONSES THAN APPLYING VIA EMAIL! Because they expect my email!
While I haven’t had any positions offered yet, I see the sun coming out to shine and a job is right on the horizon. It’s all about thinking outside of the box these days and that’s exactly what I am trying to do.
Also, if any of you need a writer, hit me up!
By: Intern Kellie
Today, I want to have a little bit of “dirty” talk with you. It’s a very happy time in my life, I’m moving in with my boyfriend. However, I’m also moving in with his three other roommates. I love them all to death and we all get along really well but there is something that goes on in that house that really gets under my skin.
They all tend to leave the dirty dishes out on the counter for a long, extended period of time. I’m talking like, multiple days to a week. Now I will admit I’m guilty of being tired after cooking and leaving the dish in the sink until the next day. However, they usually don’t even put the dishes in the sink! They leave them out on the COUNTER to rot and grow mold. Also, instead of just rinsing the plate and setting it in the dishwasher they just pile them all over the counter. I just don’t get it.
I am not taking up for my boyfriend in this instant either because he is by far the worst. He likes to cook fish in the oven and then lets the nasty fish oil sit on the pan for days. He won’t even wash it before the next he cooks! He’ll just shove some more foil over it and think it’s okay to use. (GROSSSSSS)
What really sparked my interest to right this blog is last night I could not handle it anymore. There were dishes from the last WEEK piled and piled all over the counter. The worst was a pot someone had cooked queso in. I let it soak in some soapy water FOUR times and it STILL wasn’t clean last night. I decided I had put my work in when it came to that pot.
I’ve created this blog below and I’m curious, how long do YOU think it’s okay to leave the dishes out before they’re all washed? Let me know in the poll below.
Click here to take survey
If you are jumping up and down and screaming out of excitement just from reading the title of this blog (much like I did when I read many of the viral articles online claiming that NBC had confirmed a Friends reunion season in 2014) —I hate to burst your bubble. Unfortunately all these rumors are just a cruel, cruel joke someone decided to play on us millions of die hard Friends fans.
Its been nearly a decade since our favorite sitcom graced the silver screen in its memorable series finale. (How crazy it that!?) That means Chandler and Monica’s twins would be in the second grade. Rachel and Ross would have been together for 9 years since they declared their undying love for each other…and who even knows what Phoebe and Joey would be up to (something cooky I’m sure).
When I saw a Facebook status about the reunion season. I was beyond ecstatic…I even called my mom. I almost posted a tweet to alert my peers about this amazing dream come true. (You may think I sound a little over-enthusiastic…but come on…its Friends…) Trying to be a wise journalist (and applying what my professors have been stressing my entire four years at college) I decided to double check my info, before spreading this news. I almost wish I had just allowed myself to believe that it was true. Unfortunately for me (and the entire world) the Huffington post, brashly declared that the rumors of the new season were nothing more than that…just rumors.
Thinking back, and being realistic I suppose I should’ve known it couldn’t be possible. I mean–would Jen Aniston actually go back to TV–and an even better question, could NBC afford to bring her back?
I suppose for now I’ll just have to catch Friends reruns and day dream about what the reunion season would be like if it ever occurs. Sigh.
Here’s who says it aint gonna happen…
Last Friday, I (Intern Kellie) was the only intern at the station. I believe it was Heather that came across a picture on Facebook of this delicious cake and she was like, “OMG, MAKE THIS.” Well, I love to bake and I usually don’t have much time but I decided this looked like a challenge I wanted to take.
It was very time consuming but it came out AWESOME! Find the recipe below (I just googled Kit Kat and Reese’s Pieces cake).
1 (18 1/4 ounce) box duncan hines devil’s food cake mix
1 1/3 cups milk
1/2 cup canola oil
1 (1 1/2 ounce) box instant chocolate pudding mix (the small box)
1 (16 ounce) container white frosting (I was really close to running out so you might grab 2 containers)
3/4 cup peanut butter
12 (1 1/2 ounce) Kit Kat bars (not snack size)
1 (1 lb) bag Reese’s pieces
1. Preheat oven to 350
2. To make the cake:.
3. In a large bowl, combine the Duncan Hine’s cake mix, milk, eggs, canola oil and chocolate pudding mix . Mix until everything is moist and then mix on Medium speed for 2 minutes.
4. Divide cake mix evenly between two 9″ greased round cake pans.
5. Bake for 28-31 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool in pans for 5 minutes then remove cakes and cool completely on wire rack.
6. To make the icing:
7. Spoon vanilla icing into a bowl and add peanut butter. Mix with hand mixer until combined. Add more peanut butter, to taste.
8. To assemble the cake:.
9. Place one cake on whatever plate you are using to serve it and icing like normal, adding some extra on the top.
10. Place the second cake on top of the first cake. Icing the second cake to create a layer cake. It does not have to look pretty — you won’t see it anyway.
11. Break Kit Kats in half so that 2 bars are still stuck together. You will use between 10 and 12 (4 packs) of Kit Kats depending on the size of your cake.
12. Spread some icing on the back of each Kit Kat section and begin placing them around the cake (vertically and right next to each other). It will begin to resemble a fence going around the cake.
13. Fill the top of the cake with Reese’s Pieces (you will probably use a whole bag).
15. Cover and refrigerate or serve immediately.
Enjoy, I know we sure did!