Kirkkitsch’s Blog


When It Rains, It Fuckin’ Pours
December 21, 2010, 6:00 am
Filed under: Life

Here’s an e-mail I received last night (re: my CafePress store). Apparently the word ‘glee’ is solely owned by Twentieth Century Fox:

Dear Shopkeeper,

Thank you for using CafePress.com!

In accordance with our Intellectual Property Rights Policy, Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation provided us with a notice stating that your use of content related to the television show entitled “Glee” infringes upon their intellectual property rights (copyright/trademark/improper marketing). Please click here for more information about intellectual property.

Accordingly, we have set the content that is alleged to infringe the rights of the third party to “pending status” which disables said content from being displayed in your shop or purchased by the public. You may review the content set to pending status by logging into your CafePress.com account and clicking on the “Media Basket” link. The content set to pending status will be highlighted red.

If you believe that you hold the rights to the content alleged to infringe the rights of the third party, we encourage you to contact the alleged rights holder directly for a resolution to this matter. Below please find the contact information for the party alleging infringement.

Twentieth Century Fox Licensing & Merchandising Legal Department
Consumer Products
foxip@fox.com

We apologize for any inconvenience that our actions may cause you. Please let us know if we can be of further assistance.

Sincerely,

Lindsay Moore

Content Usage Associate

(650) 655-3047

lmoore@cafepress.com



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December 20, 2010, 6:00 am
Filed under: Life

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Flair is Flair!
December 18, 2010, 6:00 am
Filed under: Clippings

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(Did anyone get my The Legend of Billie Jean reference with the title?)



Cute Kooky Super Happy Funtime!
December 17, 2010, 6:00 am
Filed under: Digital Photos, Food

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The Present Lover- Luomo
December 16, 2010, 6:01 am
Filed under: Music


Job Scam #2: Secret Shopper
December 16, 2010, 6:00 am
Filed under: Life

Ready to hear about job scam #2? Again, the company in question contacted me via a resume I posted on a job-search site. To make this one appear more legit, it was actually for a job I applied for (secret shopper). I received an e-mail from (before it was over with) like 8 different people, all working the same scam. In reality it was most-likely one person using multiple names. Whatever the case, it became annoying after a while.

So, I skim over the e-mail and it’s allegedly for a secret shopper position. My first “assignment” is to go to Western Union and send money to some woman in Haiti. …um, yeah. I read on, and it goes into detail about not letting them know you are a secret shopper, what to pay attention to (the number of people working there, store condition, interaction with customers, how long it takes to conduct my transaction, etc.). Continue reading



Gleefull
December 15, 2010, 6:01 am
Filed under: Homework, Pop Culture

Oh! I can’t believe I almost forgot to mention this: There has been one positive in the last 3 months: My online store (SeulBoy) has been doing gangbusters! I have to assume it’s because of it being Christmastime. In November alone, I had 1-3 orders per day! Of course since my customers are accessing my merchandise via the CafePress main page instead of through my actual store web page, I only get 10%, whereas if you order through my actual store, I get up to 90%. Continue reading



Job Scam #1: Craigslist Copywriter
December 15, 2010, 6:00 am
Filed under: Life

Okay, here is one of two job scams I received, but luckily intercepted before things got outta hand:

First off, I got the ball rolling by uploading my resume on various legitimate job-hunting sites (Indeed, CareerBuilder, etc.)…and then there’s JobNab. And that’s where the scam artists saw my resume and consequently contacted me via e-mail. Continue reading



The First Cut Isn’t Necessarily the Deepest
December 14, 2010, 6:00 am
Filed under: Reviews

I‘ve been watching A LOT of movies. Well, movies AND seasons of TV shows. I never realized how much I wanted to punch Bosley (Charlie’s Angels) in the fuckin’ face! Goddamn those goofy-ass faces he is ALWAYS making with those fuckin’ ducklips and walleyes. On the other hand, I love Kate Jackson. She was the coolest one, as far as I’m concerned. You can have Jaclyn Smith and her makeup trolley.

I finally got around to watching In the Cut. You know, that movie that came (no pun intended..and trust me, if you’ve seen the movie, you know what I mean…geesh!) and went. The one that was such the controversy because it was Meg Ryan’s first nude scene (yawn). I seriously OD’ed on the movie when it came out (and subsequently on DVD) because it was all people could talk about. Now that things have died down, I gained renewed interest because I love thrillers and have been watching a lot of them lately.

Well, I found it used for $3 at one of my favorite used book haunts, and was like “What the heck!.” It was the R-rated, not the ‘Uncut’ version, which I have to assume had even more sexual content, which I can’t fuckin’ imagine (no pun intended). Don’t get me wrong. I can deal with sexual content and it has nothing to do with it being “straight” sexual content. I guess I just find very few things genuinely erotic or taboo anymore. Continue reading



Yes, Virginia, There is a Blog -or- Electronic: Disappointed
December 13, 2010, 6:00 am
Filed under: Life

Sorry it’s been so long since I’ve written a blog post. My excuse is a combination of 3 things: Busy, Uninspired and “Seasonal Affective Disorder” (AKA ‘SAD’…LOL!). Sorry, that last one makes me laugh because I swear to god, just when I think there can’t be a friggin’ disorder for everything, I hear about this one and it makes me roll my eyes. Though it’s true I do get bouts of depression, I’d never be so pretentious as to tell someone (picture me in a lounging robe, wearing a fez and sporting a John Waters-style moostache, holding a martini nonchalantly while ‘chewing’ some phantom food) “MmYes, I suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder.” I just call it “not feeling good” or “down in the dumps.” Geez! Continue reading