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Why I Love the MTV Music Awards

This guest post from Walter Horn

My favorite awards show is the MTV Music Awards. I look forward to this ceremony every year. I think it is the liveliest of the awards show on television. I wish that MTV had it during the January or February season, so we do not have to wait until August or September. After all, the award shows play earlier in the year.

I enjoy seeing what the bands and artists are going to wear. It is not your typical formal affair. These artists go all out for the MTV Music Awards. It is truly entertaining to see what they are going to wear on stage or on the red carpet.

The hosts change every year for the MTV Music Awards. Unfortunately, I did not like Russell Brand or Chelsea Handler as hosts. I am not sure who I would like to host this year's MTV Music Awards. Possibly Jimmy Fallon since he is funny. It would be great to see Carson Daly back on MTV even though he is not funny.

It will be interesting to see what will go down on my favorite awards show this year. Will Britney Spears perform? What will Lady Gaga wear? Will Kesha win awards? I will definitely have to tune in to see my favorite performers and bands. I will make sure to watch my favorite awards show on

Exercise & Ramblings 101

After two weeks of ignoring the scales, I am thinking of weighing again on Wednesday. I know I have probably ganined a few pounds, but maybe not because jeans are getting bigger on me. Over the last week I have ate too many 'sweets' and I need to stop that little habit. I've been ill with a sore throat, so there have been days I skipped my workout. As I am writing this, I have not done a Tae Bo workout, but I plan on doing one later after eat, probably a salad. I was planning on having a workout finished early in the morning, but I watched the new True Blood episode from last night which I recored on a VCR. Yes, I'm probably the only person who still uses a VCR.

For the readers who don't know me, I am a Tae Bo fan. After searching the web the other night for fitness equipment, I found out that there are two new Tae Bo workouts coming out in early September, Tae Bo Ripped Extreme and Billy's Bootcamp Sweat Off the Sizes. My birthday is in September, so maybe somebody will get me a gift! If not, I'm planning on buying the DVDs myself.

Website Review -

Become, Inc. was founded in 2004 to help avid shoppers find the best products by using their web-wide product search and comparison website. They want to help you save time and money by guiding you to what or where you want to buy your item from. Their search engine is designed with your shopping needs in mind. Unlike other search engines, Become reduces the spam and irrelevant results, bring you the newest buying guides expert/customer reviews, articles, forums, and merchants by crawling through 3.2 billion web pages. You can use the new Search Zoom feature, where you can pick the search requirements that you want.

The search engines uses a new technology called AIR, Affinity Index Ranking, that filters out thousands of irrelevant results. The new search technology also scours through hundreds of news articles bringing you the newest information on products. The news sources are scanned every ten minutes, giving you constantly updated searches. 

You can hunt through over 20 million products from over 5000 retailers by clicking on the Shop button. There is a feature that will compare prices, including shipping & handling, from major stores. If you want to buy a pair of osiris shoes or chacos from a store, just click on the “Nearby Stores” and find the closes store in your area.

The website is clean and easy to navigate. There is fun menu at the top containing these categories: Home & Garden, Electronics, Computers, Cameras, Clothing, Jewelry, Heath & Beauty, and Hot Products, where you can find all your wants and needs with a simple click. Just type in what every you are searching for in the search engine and you will find it.

Book Review - The Diet Joke

The Diet Joke
BY: Lisa Pedace
PUBLISHED BY: Big Shot Press
ISBN: 978-0-9823404-1-7
Pages: 230
Reviewed by Billy Burgess

Author, humorist and actress, Lisa Pedace, takes a humorous approach on the subject of dieting, a stab at commercial/Hollywood dieting schemes, and jabs at the weigh-obsessed culture where we are fed twenty-four hours a day by the media telling us what we should and shouldn’t do. The Diet Joke is meant to be a reprogramming guide to help you jump start pass the culture nonsense and help you get starting on changing your life for the better, which isn’t easy since we are constantly bombarded with messages/commercials about new food products. We have to learn that these companies are here to make money and that they don’t care about out health. We have to be smart and not let the advertisers brainwash us into buying the products we don’t need. Even our own government wants to control our health, but we are the only one’s with the power to do something.

I was interested in reviewing The Diet Joke because I have been dieting and exercising for the last few months. I found the book to a bit of fresh air from the constant dieting and fitness books that are being released through the media. I loved the reprogramming activities that are at the end of each chapter and the jokes are a riot. I’ll have to pay attention at what commercials are aired during my programs. Overall, I really enjoyed reading The Diet Joke and recommend it to everyone.

* This review was posted on my other blog.
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