Monday, February 28, 2011

Vocabulary Lesson Number 15


BLIGHTING \'blahyt-ingnoun: When the harsh fluorescent light in a dressing room is a blight on your self image.*

I was feeling pretty good about myself until the Bloomingdale's blighting made me look like a cottage cheese sculpture.

*For the record, we think you look fantastic all the time.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Premieres! Benefits! Skits! Privates!

Dear Favorite Person,

Do you know what time it is? List time! (Who's excited? Besides Mel?) 

This month there will be no MEL & EL: Our Time of the Month but don't cry because we WILL be doing nine thousand other things. We're going to use this list to tell you about them while referring to ourselves in the third person:

The Mel & El Show Web Series Premiere!

Monday, February 14, 2011

Shmalentine's Day

Valentine’s Day, like most holidays, is one of those times of the year when you’re meant to account for what you’ll be doing, where you’ll be doing it and who you’ll be doing it to. This could make a girl feel instantly anxious. V-Day creeps up on you just when you’ve finally started to come to terms with your SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder) and to get rid of your Christmastime bloat (be it credit card related or mid-section related or both). There are lots of ways to interface with this holiday and we’d like to outline them for you as a means to soothe your nervous stomach:

Monday, February 7, 2011

Love It or Loathe It?

The Black Eyed Peas
(After sitting through The Superbowl half-time show, 
we couldn't spend one more second looking at the actual group.)

I got a feeling...that our souls are rocking back and forth in the fetal position.

We know this post is called "Love It or Loathe It?" and that it's supposed to give the public an opportunity to weigh in on a topic while assuming a level of objectivity ourselves. But it's our blog and we can do whatever we like. And so...we loathe it.