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Talking the Talk: Things I Consider Before I Socialize on Buzznet

So, I've been back on Buzznet now for a little over a week now, and I have made a few observations: - More than half of…
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Tega Vedas Aug 12, 2011

2011 VMA Nominations: Who I Think Should Win

So, I've decided to be extensive again about the VMAs...again.  I've done this for a few other blogs in the past, but I need to…
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Tega Vedas Aug 04, 2011

Exploding Right Now: tUnE-yArDs

Spring Break 2011 was alive, but it has now slowly receded into the vile depths of my past Spring Break experiences.  Now, where I once…
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Tega Vedas Mar 27, 2011

World AIDS Day & Celebrity Digital Death

Tomorrow is World AIDS Day.  The day itself has been internationally recognized since 1988, and every year has been a tremendous success at raising world-wide…
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Tega Vedas Nov 30, 2010

10 Songs That I Cannot Stop Listening To

I am in Colorado for break again.  I always find that it is nice to come back home for a few short weeks while I…
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Tega Vedas Nov 29, 2010

Buzznet Album Review – Young? Partying? Sounds Like 3OH!3’s Streets of Gold

3OH!3 is from the great land of Colorado, and the two folks that make up the band are Sean Foreman & Nathaniel Motte.  Now, I link you…
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Tega Vedas Jul 13, 2010

My Favorite Teacher: Professor Internet

"Live to learn and learn to live, John.  You have to learn how to live, and if that is the case, then you really have…
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Tega Vedas Jul 11, 2010

I Know Why You're (Really) Not Buying Concert Tickets!

Jonas Brothers, Christina Aguilera, Rihanna, Limp Bizkit, Maxwell.  What is to blame? It was just reported on Celebuzz that the Jonas Brothers are going to be…
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Tega Vedas Jul 09, 2010

Write an album review

There are some great ones that are coming out in the next couple of weeks. I just got my hands on 3OH!3's Streets of Gold…
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Tega Vedas Jul 07, 2010

(Still) Existing with Commercials

I don't necessarily know how to say that I have missed Buzznet other than saying that I've missed it.  The new look is pretty chic…
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Tega Vedas Jul 07, 2010
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  • Member Since: 2007-03-25
  • Relationship Status: single
  • Orientation: None Of Your Business
  • Drink: No
  • Smoke: No
  • Children: Undecided
  • Education: In College

About Me:

My parents met in August of 1989. They fell for each other, hard, but there were complications. They were both just teens. My mother was a senior in high school, and my dad had just graduated and enlisted in the U.S. Army. My parents had a rendezvous embrace before my dad had a chance to go to basic training, and almost 9 months later, I was born! Despite the fact that my mother was never able to finish high school, she has never regretted her decision to become a teenage mother. My parents were wed on January 18th, 1990.

The year was 1990: rap had just begun to spring into action, synth pop and hair bands were at their worst and grunge started a revolutionary new chapter in the world of popular culture. I had no idea that I would even care about music at all, but fate does what it wants with us. After living two years with just me to take care of, my parents had another child, the best sister in the world, Kelli Rai. In 1994, my parents packed up their stuff and headed towards Kentucky, the state where my dad was stationed. We lived there happily for about a year or so until my father was transfered to Texas. We packed up and moved again.

While in Texas, I met people that have changed the course of my life. Just to name a few: Brittany Gile, Joshua Smith, Jessica Allison, Nancy Allison, Miss Esqueda. I even got a new sibling out of the move: my awesome little brother, Jim Troy! The nights were hot, and the spirit of my youth roamed freely. After living there for a good 4 years, we were then stationed to somewhere unthinkable: Germany. I was depressed to leave at first, but my family found out that the Allison household, our closest family friends, would be stationed not far from where we were for the 3 years we were supposed to be set there. Just knowing that we would know someone there helped me greatly.

Germany was the place where I really grew. Being exposed to such a wonderfully off-beat culture than the one that I had been used to up until then was such a shock. I like to think that it was a shock for the best, though. Some of the people that I'll always remember from there are Jake Purdy, Shabron Dorsey, Marina Ledesma and the dear town of Schweinfurt! I have had the best of memories there that I wouldn't dare trade for anything in the world! The good times have never stopped rolling while I was there. It was honestly like magic. I learned how to be magical, to be alive, in Germany. I owe a lot of my life to the years that I spent there.

Once we lived out our days in Germany, we moved back to the United States and chose Alamosa, Colorado as our hometown. We've lived here for the last 6 years or so, and I have grown a bit tired of seeing the same old place, day after day. So, I have packed up and moved to Chicago. I figure that a change of pace is what is best for me; it's what I've known my whole life. I am a student at DePaul University as off Fall 2008.

If you are ever in Chicago while I am here, hit me up and I'll totally set up dinner plans for us or something! I can promise to show you a fun time! You know you want to have dinner with a total stranger (not that I am; honestly, what you see is what you get). I am not too creepy, but I am neurotic a little bit. Buzznet has a wonderful way of weeding out the creepies. Anywho, the offer is out there for whenever; all you have to do is ask.

In closing, I have developed a mindset of pure happiness and optimism. If you are ever down or need someone to talk to, I am just about always here. Drop me a note, shoot me a message, hit me up with a comment: I am a listener. Through and through, I want to make things more cheerful. Give me a chance, and I can make you smile like you never have before. :*)


Anything and everything!

Favorite Music:

*Cole Porter*, 20 Mark Helga, 3OH!3, 8 Inch Betsy, AFI, Amy Winehouse, Annie Lennox, Athens Boys Choir, Bananas in Pyjamas, Beck, Bella Ruse, Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra, Big Splashes, Breaking Out Into Song From Words Someone Said In Normal Conversation, Brian Slade and Curt Wild, Bright Like Japan, Britney Spears, Buddy Nielsen, Chaise Marcel, Chiodos WILL suck without Craig Owens, Chris Lowe, Cobra Starship, Colin Healy and the Jetskis, DJ Fierce Tease, Diamanda Galas, Dirty Diamonds, EVERYTHING IS RUINED, Early November, Enrique Iglesias, Erasure, Fall Out Boy, FoFoQUEIRAS (Official), Fox Elipsus, Gabe Saporta, Head Automatica, Hey Champ, John Goldman's QUADRANGLE, Kid Color, Kings Of Leon, La Dolce Vita, Liar vs Lawyer, Lilith Fair, Lionlimb, Lollapalooza, Lucky Dragons, MIA, MIKA, Madonna, Makeshift Prodigy, Marat 14k, Mark Hoppus, Mary and the Boy, Michael Jackson, Moneypenny, Muse, Nancy FullForce, Neil Tennant, New Kids On The Block, Nobody's Stranger, O CHILDREN, Panic! At The Disco, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, Plain White T's, Putter Sanford and the Gang, Queen, Queer Control Records, Radiohead, Reckless Place, Schoolyard Heroes, Shakespeare's Dead, Sixteen Candles Band, Space Cowboy, Sum 41, THE BIGGER LIGHTS, Taking Back Sunday, The, The Audition, The Cab, The Clash, The Frantic, The Gay Blades, The Hood Internet, The Names That Spell, The Rapture, The Smashing Pumpkins, The Wombats, Trigger Fish, Twin Atlantic, Tyson Ritter, Unmade Beds Original Soundtrack, What Is Life For?, Yann Tiersen (official), You Me At Six, Your Secret Identity, Zebo, becoming a fan of things, katastrophe

Favorite Movies:

American Bear, Berlin International Film Festival, DAVID LYNCH INTERVIEW PROJECT, Dr, Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, MOON, New Moon: The story of a girls choice between Beastiality and Necrophilia., OUTVIEW FILM FESTIVAL, Riot Acts: Flaunting Gender Deviance in Music Performance, Squirt, Taking Woodstock, The 95th: The Iron Men of Metz, The Boat That Rocked, The Last Airbender, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, The Wintress, Toy Story, Turning your beds into bunk beds so that there is more room for activities, Unmade Beds, Velvet Goldmine, Watchmen, against a trans narrative, illegale scheisse

Favorite TV Shows:

BlahGirls, Caprica, Dexter, Doctor Who, Doctor Who News Page, Doug, Drawn Together, Everybody Loves Hypnotoad, Family Guy, Glee, I Love Lucy, It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia, Just Shoot Me!, LABOR BEAT, My Boys, Neighborhood Watch @theHollywood Web Series, Official CHUCK Page, Original Pokémon, Rick and Steve, Rocko's Modern Life, Saying, Scrubs, Showtime the Show, Smallville, South Park, Spongebob's face when he figured out Squidward likes Krabby Patties., Squidbillies, The Nanny, True Blood, Unsolved Mysteries, queer as folk

Favorite Books:

A Tale Of Two Cities, Catch 22, Great Expectations, Hearts In Atlantis, Jack The Ripper: Portrait of a Killer, Night, Number The Stars, Papa, Pride and Prejudice, The Picture of Dorian Gray

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