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LOL [Mar. 29th, 2005|01:17 pm]
Kenny
An excerpt taken from thesuperficial.com:

"Remember a few years ago when Ben Affleck and Matt Damon were here shooting Project Greenlight?" (They had gone to Sundance to interview directors and writers and try and create a publicity stunt and an episode out of it.) "I was doing sound in the condo where they were both lodging and filming. At one point Ben took a break from shooting and disappeared upstairs to his bedroom. By mistake he left his wireless mic on."

"Jennifer Lopez was there with Ben, but was hiding out in his room the whole time. At first when I heard Ben kissing her hello, I immediately went to turn the volume down on my headphones. But then they started kissing loudly and making noises, and I felt so guilty, but I left the sound up, and heard Jennifer saying 'I love you baby, I love you... You wanna get busy, baby. You wanna get busy?'"

"Then I heard Ben reply, .'Are you sure you're feelin' better? I don't want you to shit on me again.'"
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PSP! [Mar. 26th, 2005|05:28 pm]
Kenny
So I had been seduced by the PSP for about 2 weeks and I preordered it but it was a little too late to be shipped with the initial shipments that were coming in on the 24th. I would have had to wait til the middle of April in order to finally get mine. Well Thursday morning (24th) comes along and I wake up at 7 am because I had to take the biggest poo (damn you costco pizza and hotdog). So I poo and I figured that it would be a bad idea to lie back down because I had to be up for work soon anyways. So I says to myself, why not go to best buy and see if I could pick up one of those bad boys.

So I get to Best Buy knowing that there would probably be a line and I was right. There were probably about 60-80 people there but it was already 8 AM so they were just about opening. It was annoying because they were only letting 6 people in at a time and everyone took their sweet time. As I inched closer and closer to the front of the line, it was inching closer and closer to the time I should be getting to work. But I was a man on a mission and I didn't give a fuuuuck. I finally get inside and low and behold, another line to checkout. And as luck would have it, the cashier that I had was a total assmonger. They had a special $40, 2 year replacement plan that I already planned to get. I think the cashiers get commission if they sell the plans so this guy keeps going on and on about how I should get the plan. He says some bullshit about how the battery will die in one year and that Sony doesn't sell extra batteries which I think is both bullshit. By the time I get out of Best Buy it's 9 AM and I'm late.

Here are two pictures of the sexy beast in action:


It came with Spiderman 2 on UMD. You have to see it in person to truly realize how great the screen is.


I opted to get this puzzle game since none of the other games really piqued my interest that much. I didn't really feel like dropping $50 on a racing game that I enjoyed but didn't love. I was a little disappointed with this game at first, but I have to say it's definately grown on me. Again, you have to see this sucker in action to really appreciate how beautiful it is.
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Pictures of my office [Mar. 24th, 2005|11:58 pm]
Kenny
So here are a few pictures I took of my workplace:


Outside view of the building. To the right is an identical building. Driving by these buildings in the past, I always just thought the corners were cut off at an angle but as you can see, it's just indented.


This is my desk. Right now I'm sitting upstairs with the programmers because they have no room on the main floor. I have a feeling I'll be moved down soon but hopefully not. It's much more chill upstairs and the people are younger. People up here mainly just leave me alone since I'm not part of the "team". There are two other people that sit with me in this room.


This is the other side of the room. A nice view of Irvine from the 6th floor. It's nice to be able to take a break and look out the window.


I love the bathrooms in this place. The stalls aren't just stalls but actual rooms. Gives you a lot of privacy.</div></div>
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Fulltime work is depressing [Mar. 18th, 2005|11:20 pm]
Kenny
So like I said in my previous post, I started working fulltime at Commerce Velocity as a "Junior Business Systems Analyst". I know it sounds pretty snazzy but I mostly just look at charts and update stuff in the database. I think I'll be doing more as I become more experienced, though. Our company has two floors. 2nd floor and 6th floor. The main ppl are on the 2nd floor and the developers are on the 6th floor. They have me up in the 6th floor for now b/c they don't have enough room downstairs. Actually, I hope I'll be up there for a long time. It's much more relaxed and the people are younger and generally more easygoing. No one really bothers me or looks over my shoulder so I feel much more relaxed up there. For the 1 or 2 of you that read this, you may be wondering where the office is located. I don't know if you guys have noticed it, but there's this 2 buildings on Jamboree and MacArthur that are next two each other but the inner corners of the buildings look like they're cut off at an angle. Since I'm too lazy to post up pictures now, they look a little something like this:


 ________    ________  
|            |  |            |
|            |  |            |
|            |  |            |
|            |  |            |
|            /  \            |
|           /    \           |
|_____  /      \______|

lol, quite the artist aren't I. That took me about 20 minutes to do. A hell of a lot harder than i thought. See those spaces between each line? Yeah I couldn't just use a space, i had to use a "nbsp;" for each one. But I have nothing better to do on this lonely, rainy Friday night. Pictures will be up as soon as I find a place to host them.
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its been a long time.. [Mar. 16th, 2005|07:36 pm]
Kenny
[mood |melancholymelancholy]

Wow its been 2 1/2 years since I last updated. And it wasn't even me that posted the last entry. My life has been pretty much routine since the last time I posted but recently I've been somewhat very up and down. I had been looking for a job for months before I finally landed one at a mortage banking software company (more on that later). Just when I thought adjusting to fulltime work was tough, my girlfriend of nearly 3 years and I decide to end things. As I try to pick up the pieces of my life, I guess I'm hoping that writing things down will help me feel better. I'm sure some people will probably wonder why we decided to breakup after so long. I don't feel like explaining to everyone so it'd be better just to write it down. I don't want to get too much into the details, but it was a mutual decision. After 3 years, things just became stale and the magic just wasn't there anymore. But mostly, I just expected too much out of her and in the end that expectation caused the both of us to become frustrated and lose hope. She'll be moving back home up north after she graduates and I wish we could spend the rest of her time here together, but I suppose there's not point in dragging it on. It's pretty rough having someone just disappear out of your life like that. Hopefully in a few months or so we'll be ready to talk again and be friends. I think we're both still unsure about our feelings for each other but we're both pretty sure we made the right decision. One good thing is that we'll at least be able to spend some time away from each other which will allow us to sort out our feelings a little bit better..
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mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm [Aug. 7th, 2003|10:33 pm]
Kenny
YOU ARE NOT GOING TO BELIEVE WHAT HAPPENED TO ME ! Ok kenny, calm down, calm calm, be cool kenny. OH MY GOD, okay. Listen up guys. FIRST OF ALL, remember like months ago when I went on that camping trip with my family? Well we got marooned in some deserted luau and got stuck there, STUCK there. It was crazy, I say. For a whole month, my family and I spent on that island. I cant even describe the trauma, Im so glad to be home, so glad to be home. So glad, thank you cosmos. So glad. But Im so sad, so lonely. Ive lost my family, all of them. Im the only one that made it back alive. If only angie hadnt gone crazy hungry and killed everyone and if only mom hadnt lost her mind and joined angies cult following. Oh you guys, it was horrible, HORRIBLe ,, (this is zombocom, and welcome to zombocom) we got marooned and had nothing to eat, it was so cold, and so desolete. mom and angie lost their minds and shmeared war paint on themselves, I dont even know where they got the paint FROM. me and my dad were hunted, like prey, we were mice and those crazy hooligans were were were were were crazy. they even jumped me this one night at my camp and stole my glasses so they could start their forest fires, those arsenic fucks, (the only limit is yourself.) but im back, all that doesnt matter anymore, I am back. SEE YOU GUYS AROUND. ......i miss jennnnnnnnnnnnn-ny (hygiene?)
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(no subject) [Apr. 3rd, 2003|10:09 pm]
Kenny
First week of school is almost over and i have to say that its not too bad so far. Waking up at 7 am isnt as bad as i thought but then again its only the first week. I'm sure i'll start getting lazy again in a few weeks. But my roommates all having 8 am classes will probably motivate me to get up. I actually studied all day on campus today. Went to school at 8 am for my class and ended up staying there until 5. I think that's the longest I've ever stayed on campus. I didnt get too much done tho. Not b/c I didnt try but just b/c the class im taking is nearly impossible: Compilers & Interpreters. Not only are we supposed to program compilers, but we're supposed to do it in UNIX. -_-.. yeah but staying on campus really did help me focus a lot better. I'm really going to try and do that more often. I'm also planning on uninstalling Warcraft 3 but so far I haven't been able to make myself do it. It's just too sexy to do without.
My 1 year anniversary with Jenny is in about 11 days. We're celebrating early though. Going to Disneyland tomorrow. Originally i was planning on just skipping my 10 am class and going earlier to beat the lines but I really think i should go to class. hopefully going at 11 the lines wont be too horrendous. should be really fun tho. can't wait to get my hands on some o' dem funnel cakes..yaaahhm.
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Wow, another update! [Feb. 26th, 2003|02:09 pm]
Kenny
[mood |relaxedrelaxed]
[music |When In Rome - The Promise]

So, I'm thinking about taking this 8 AM class next quarter. I don't think I've gotten up that early since highschool and even in senior year I was always 10 minutes late to first period. Bless the kind heart of Mrs. Charmack who would literally ask you if you wanted a tardy if you were late. She really was too nice towards seniors. So why I'm I thinking of subjecting myself to this torture? Masochistic you say? Probably, but for one thing I really want to get this class over with because its a breadth requirement and second of all, I really think I need to start being more productive with my days. When you're a kid, you can waste a whole day and it doesn't matter, but now that I'm in college, the days seem to fly by and I don't seem to accomplish very much. Sure, some of you may think I'll end up dropping it or just never go, and you would be right. haha. But I wanna at least give it a try. If I can get myself up that early every other day I'll have the whole day to take care of stuff that I would usually put off. Plus, it's been awhile since I've been able to breathe the fresh morning air. I am definitely not a morning person but when I can get my lazy ass up early in the morning, it really does feel great to be up. And that's all I have to say about that....on another note, music really sucks these days. It seems like every hit song is made by a "one hit wonder" group. Artists today seem to have lost their creativity and it seems as if people don't make music to express themselves but rather just to make money. That sickens me. Everything is now totally money driven and of course it's always been like that but people are at an all time low in terms of greed. As long as something sells, who cares right? As a result, I find myself listening to a lot of old songs...songs from a time when not everything was tainted and devoured by the gluttonous belly of our greedy capitalistic society. haha that was tiite. But things do look bright with a lot of the new young artists, such as Michelle Branch, starting to write their own music. I think if that trend continues we can finally say goodbye to the days of boy bands and pop princesses..
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your turn to update you skinny bitch [Feb. 23rd, 2003|12:55 am]
Kenny
[mood |quixoticquixotic]

Sometimes its strange to think about how much can change over the course of just a few years. How you can just grow up and mature without even realizing it. For most of my teenage life, I've been obsessed with Korean music, and for good reason. It was cute, catchy, and it was the "in" thing in highschool being that my highschool was dominated by Korean people. So, naturally, I embraced the Korean culture as I was constantly bombarded by it. I really had no sense of identity for my own culture as a lot of the Chinese people at my school openly embraced the Korean culture as well. Chinese music and culture just didn't seem very appealing to me at all. For most of those years, I actually resented Chinese stuff and I'm embarassed to admit that I had wished that it was as cool as Korean stuff was. I had no pride, whatsoever, for who I was and where I came from..
Things have definitely changed the past few years, especially this past year. When I think about how obsessed I was with Korean music, to the point where I knew more about it than my Korean friends, I feel disgusted at who I was. It's fine for a non-Korean to like the music, but to be so obsessed with it is just ridiculous. Especially b/c I was so out of touch with my own culture. If I had been able to at least speak Mandarin, it wouldn't have been that bad. But, I've finally changed and I've finally realized how important it is to be in touch with your own culture. I think I realized just how little I know about my heritage one time when Nick asked me about it...I may be very poor at Mandarin, but my goal is to become fluent in it some day. I have to thank my Jenny because she helped me realize all this even though she used to be even more kpop crazy than I was, which is no small feat haha ;)...I try to learn a new Mandarin phrase from her everyday if I can. I've also started listening to some Chinese music to learn that way...I do have to admit that Chinese music isn't as catchy as Kpop is since it's mostly all slow songs..
I think that economically and culturally, China/Taiwan is really going through a "dark age" right now..With so many of us on the planet, you'd think we'd have more influence in world affairs, technology, entertainment, etc..but as far as I'm aware, most of the good things that come out of Asia are from Japan and Korea is starting to do really well too...I mean, Japan is really famous for its cars, technology, music, video games..and the list goes on. Korean is starting to emerge as well but I really can't name one thing that China/Taiwan is good at..the only thing i can think of is martial arts flicks and bootleg software..It's also really sad to see some Chinese music groups trying to copy Korean music. I mean, is it really that hard to be original and create an identity and style for themselves? But I really do think that sooner or later some Chinese artist has to come along and revolutionize their music industry the same manner HOT did for Korea. But until then, I guess Jay Chou will have to do...
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yes, i'm still alive [Feb. 10th, 2003|05:25 pm]
Kenny
[mood |boredbored]

It's been waay too long since I've updated. Even longer than it seems, seeing that nick was actually the one who posted the last two entries before this. I guess the idea of sharing my thoughts with the whole world still makes me uncomfortable. Ah well..hmm what's new..nothing much really, my life is really boring and stagnant. It's been over a year since I've met Jenny now. Time seems pass you by faster and faster the older you get, doesn't it? Anyways, we've had our many ups and downs but we're still together. Valentine's Day will be our 10 month anniversary. Hopefully we'll have time do to something special. Other than that, nothing much has changed. I'm still doing bad in school and i still don't have a job. I need to start applying for internships for the summer. Hopefully it'll be a paying one but if it's a good company, I don't mind doing it for the experience...I also need to start changing my lifestyle. I seem to be more antisocial now than i ever was and i was already antisocial before that. I dont know what's wrong with me, but I find myself wanting to be by myself a lot these past few years. I remember in highschool I had a lot of friends and knew a lot of people but I've lost contact with almost all of them since college and I haven't even met any new people to replace them. I don't know how i'll do it, but I need to change, and quickly, lest I find myself graduated from college having met very few people.
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