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Friday, May 11, 2007

Carnival XXXV

I've never been a good hostess. There will be no gifts for my guests and I'm out of ice. Still, please stay. Put your keys in the bowl by the door; trust me, if will be fun at the end of the night.

Thanks to everyone who participated in today's Carnival of the Mundane. You should host one. Invite me. Make little snacks and hire a real bartender. I'll be there.

Many submissions made me feel vomity. Tammy, who usually has delicious recipes, has turned me off of Moussaka for ever. I'm not sure that I've ever had Moussaka, but I'm pretty sure that I went to high school with him. Moussaka Jones. He never had me. I'm not a big fan of girlie drinks, but I've never been opposed to librarians until Postmodern Sass threw in this one.

Matt has been documenting the mundane for years. I think of Matt as a scientist of the mundane. Thanks for the multi-media, Matt. Archie's got my back, and I've got his font. Fringes felt special that I had extended an exclusive invitation to participate in the Carnival. Sorry, but it's not the first time anyone has felt special because of me. See her other firsts here.

Dallas has a portal in his computer that is sucking him in. He does not have a supermodel sucking him in. Ms. Mamma hasn't been laid in a long time. I'm happy that she chose my place to advertise. Miss Britt told me all about her vagina in ways that have disturbed me deeply and profoundly. Puss and her inner-vamp submitted an item about Ms. Hilton. What could be more mundane than anything having to do with Ms. Hilton?

Kiyotoe (who does not have a mundane bone in his body), doesn't trust any of us and is prepared to defend his friends and family in case we get out of hand. Lee wrote about French cuffs, but only because I scare her. I appreciate that in Lee. I didn't even have to threaten her with bodily harm. Fairmaiden hasn't murdered anyone in the laundry room yet, but it's only a matter of time before someone gets stuffed in a dryer. I haven't stuffed anyone in the dryer either, but I have stuffed my bra. Mad Kane submitted an item about bras. Speaking of racks, 123Valerie blogs drunk and writes about shoes. She knows the way to my heart. Another way into my tiny heart is to write about the Transformers. Nance, you've gotten me all excited for the movie.

Michael got his butt groove back...and it was cleaner than when he last felt it. Briliant Donkey wrote something about memories, but I can't remember what it was. Andy wrote about the magical fruit. Webmiztris has stinky glasses. Somebody, please send her a set of glassware. While you're at it, please send Stephanie some screens. If you're still paying attention, please send me some vodka.

I will drink beer with Lizza any day of the week, but if she invites me to breakfast with her friends, I'll pass. Unless they're having mimosas, then I'll be there. Reflecting Pool says things during the course of her day that I have never uttered before. I can't believe that she can make it through a day without asking the question, "can I have my panties back?" even one time.

Mystic Wing reminded me that not only do I need a hobby, but I need leisure time too. Now, I keep thinking about what the Hell I'm going to do with my leisure time, which seems to go against the whole point of leisure time. Token and Mystic Wing must be drinking the same Kool-Aid. She sent me a piece on leisure time too. Kuri is a big guy. He could be a boxer. His post makes me think that maybe he is challenging me. I am not afraid. First, he will have to catch me. Love Monkey isn't a boxer, but I am a little afraid that she will creep into my home late at night armed with plastic bags and kitty litter.

Go visit a few new blogs, will ya? I need a corn dog and a beer.

Mist 1

UPDATE: I am an a$$. How could I have left out Avitable? You simply must read about his first time. Av, please forgive me.

UPDATE2: NWJR is late. I will not publicly shame him because he knows people in sanitation services and that scares me.


At 8:05 PM, Blogger Michael C said...

Quite the host you are! Can I have my keys back please? I accidentally put my office keys in the bowl by the door. You can officially add hostess to your sparkling list of accomplishments!

At 8:10 PM, Blogger Michael C said...

By the way, after seeing that lobster boy picture, my passion for lobster may now be eternally over...

At 8:52 PM, Blogger Webmiztris said...

wow, reading these is going to take a while. :)

At 9:31 PM, Blogger Kiyotoe said...

not one single mundane bone?


At 9:33 PM, Blogger Churlita said...

Wow. That's a whole lot of posts to read. Now, where do we find the corn dogs and beer?

At 10:39 PM, Anonymous Karmyn R said...

OOH Goodie! New blogs to explore. Thanks Mist!

At 11:23 PM, Blogger SQT said...

Oh boy. That's a lot of reading. Ummm, can I have some wine first?

At 11:32 PM, Blogger Orhan Kahn said...

Wow, incredible effort. I'm certainly impressed.

You win @ life.

At 12:44 AM, Blogger Lizza said...

Woo hoo! Lots of new reading material here. You'd be the hostess with the mostest, if you had ice.

At 3:57 AM, Blogger Lee said...

This'll have to go on favorite posts so i can peruse at leisure. Thanks Mist!

At 4:16 AM, Blogger Glamourpuss said...

So tell me, what exactly is a 'corn dog'?

Is it slang for something?


At 4:55 AM, Blogger Legaleagle said...

A corn dog and beer? Sounds like breakfast to me!

At 4:56 AM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Damn we are a boring lot! You did an impressive job here mist! Not sure I'm up for hosting one yet, I'm still in the hosting Bunko ranks. Oh wait, thats mundane too.

At 5:35 AM, Blogger Jim said...

I am impressed, Misty. You have more time on your hands than even I do!
Next time I'll contribute so I won't get left out of the fun.
Did you really read all those?

At 5:38 AM, Blogger Jim said...

BTW. I'm out of pocket. Just in case you think I gave up on you.
I might get down to Georgia (I'm in Tennessee right now) in mid-June, until then it is friends and Internet cafes for blogging. That's not much is it?

At 5:49 AM, Anonymous token said...

I had no idea mudane was so prominent...jeez, I'm in a clique. How the eff did that happen? Does this mean I am not mundane challenged? Could I be more mundane than anyone one else? I'm gonna strive for pedestrian now. I need a goal like anyone else.

Thanks, or not. Idunno.

At 6:18 AM, Blogger Gucci Muse said...

I had posted a comment on your earlier Tiny Tim post never made it-and I can't remember what I had said-hell, those damned English, you can't understand them anyway :)

Your descriptions about the various posts are clever- especially the sucking in one!

At 6:32 AM, Blogger Akelamalu said...

I brought ice, but I put it in the bowl near the door!

At 6:36 AM, Blogger Christina_the_wench said...

OMG the pressure to read! I just can't cope. Did someone say corn dog?

At 6:39 AM, Blogger Matt said...

I'm spending today documenting breasts.

At 6:49 AM, Blogger Avitable said...

I still lust after, I mean, I still love you.


At 6:49 AM, Blogger fringes said...

Thanks for hosting! Terrible front door security, though. I still have my keys in my pocket.

At 7:02 AM, Blogger furiousBall said...

lobster boy is delicious with a side of melted butter

At 7:07 AM, Blogger Princess of the Universe said...

Trust me Fringes, it will all be worth it at the end of the party...just give up the keys!

At 7:11 AM, Blogger mist1 said...


The rules are that you have to take a set of keys from the bowl when you leave. Preferably not yours.


No kidding, right?


I don't think so. It's okay, deep down inside, I'm really very shallow. We balance each other out in the Universe.


Beer battered corn dogs are divine.




What kind of carnival has wine? And how do I get there?


I want that phrase on a sticker. I will wear it proudly.


Damn the ice maker.


Thank you, Lee. For the record, I have not demanded that this go on favorite posts.


That's it. We're dragging you out of that G*d forsaken land without corn dogs.


Let's do brunch.


Who's boring? Mundane is the word. Much better than boring.


Of course I read them. I don't have a hobby.


Striving for pedestrian is excellent. I strive for mediocre (at best).


Who doesn't like a little sucking in every now and then?


I'm putting the bowl in the freezer. Everyone's keys will be stuck in a huge block of ice. You're stuck with me until the thaw.


I said it. Have you had them with jalepenos in the batter?


You are a boob scientist as well.


Lust is preferable.


I'm sacking the bouncer.


So, you've dated him too?

p or u,

That's what I'm trying to tell her.

At 7:55 AM, Anonymous andy (beans) said...

Dude, now I've made the big time. My hero. (like the sandwich)

At 8:55 AM, Blogger mist1 said...


I used to date a man who called be Green Beans. It was adorable until he cursed me out. "Dammit Beans!" just sounded too ridiculous.

At 9:49 AM, Blogger Glamourpuss said...

You just want me to give you elocution lessons - dahling.

So what is a corndog?


At 9:58 AM, Blogger mist1 said...


Corn dogs are a delicacy at county fairs. It is the ingenious invention of a hot dog on a stick dipped in batter and then deep fried within an inch of it's life.

Rather than eat it, you shove it directly into your arteries.

At 10:20 AM, Blogger Comedy + said...

Wow, some of this stuff I'm not sure I want to read after your response to them. Okay, I think I'll Avitable and his "first time".

At 10:39 AM, Blogger Chrissy121875 said...

LOL! I love your description of a corn dog! Okay, I'm off to read about Avitable's "first time". Now that you've piqued my curiosity!

At 10:41 AM, Blogger tammy said...

This is quite the carnival. My site meter just exploded because it's not used to counting above a certain number. I'm all tingly.

At 10:52 AM, Blogger Tera said...

Wow! Great response...I will have to check out a few! ESPECIALLY those you made me chuckle about in your post, they MUST be good...LOL!

At 10:52 AM, Blogger Avitable said...

As long as you don't mind if I get a little lust on your face.

At 10:58 AM, Blogger mist1 said...


If you read nothing else today, read Av's first time. It wasn't with me.


There is a corn dog festival here. I have never been to it before. I am making it a point to go this year.


I cannot be held responsible for any site meter damages.


My email box was filled with submissions. I love you all...okay, I am strongly in like with many of you and I wish the rest of you no direct bodily harm.


Not the hair, dammit. Don't make me tell you twice.

At 11:04 AM, Blogger Avitable said...

I'll keep it out of your hair.

At 11:13 AM, Blogger mist1 said...


I am thinking about writing a romance novel called Lust on Her Face.

At 11:19 AM, Blogger Avitable said...

May I suggest "Lust on Her Face (But out of her hair)" as an alternative?

At 11:25 AM, Blogger mist1 said...


That will depend on if it's a romance novel with a murder mystery element to it.

"He appears to have been murdered with a comb and a can of foaming pomade..."

I'm working out the details now.

At 12:06 PM, Blogger Uncivil said...

Wow!...All that reading and clicking and scrolling knocked the Wiffle out of my bat!

At 12:06 PM, Blogger Uncivil said...

Wow!...All that reading and clicking and scrolling knocked the Wiffle out of my bat!

At 12:09 PM, Blogger Chrissy121875 said...

Mist, if you write a romance novel, I'd be very curious to read it! Apparently "truth is stranger than fiction" and "art immitates life". Your novel would prove to be interesting!

PS. Seriously? A corn dog festival??? WOW. I thought that was a joke! So, are there different types of corn dogs?? LOL!

At 12:17 PM, Blogger mist1 said...


My Wiffle has been bat free for days now. Is that too personal?


If I wrote a romance novel, it would be a tragedy.

At 12:37 PM, Blogger Avitable said...

Hairstyle noir is all the rage now.

At 12:39 PM, Blogger mist1 said...


Sure, black stuff about the hair is always in. But, white stuff in the hair is out this season.

At 12:51 PM, Blogger Jocelyn said...

Despite your disclaimers, you are quite the hostess--you let everyone take care of themselves and simply aid in the "flow."

At 12:52 PM, Blogger mist1 said...


That's pretty much how I am. Take care of me first, then everyone else can take care of themselves.

At 12:59 PM, Blogger Lampy said...

That was fun! I'm all about the mundane. I can't write about anything except the mundane. (by the way, this is ME (logicbyme) I've changed my name because me was just stupid - I can't use my real name because my students will find me)

When is the next carnival?

At 1:02 PM, Blogger mist1 said...


You can sign up to host the next one. Click the Carnival of the Mundane link and check out the schedule.

I'll participate if you host it. I'm sure that I can think of something mundane to say.

At 1:26 PM, Blogger Avitable said...

Ooh, very clever. I'm aroused.

At 1:26 PM, Blogger Nölff said...

I'd buy you a corn dog.
ganm gnam ganm

At 1:50 PM, Blogger mist1 said...


I have that effect on people.


You should come to the corn dog festival.

At 1:58 PM, Blogger choochoo said...

Damn, my list just got even longer...

At 2:25 PM, Blogger Uncivil said...

"My Wiffle has been bat free for days now."

Wowwww! I've never thought of calling it that before?

Thanks...that is way cool! I've heard of breast called "wubbies".

Tell me more about your wiffle and your wubbies! Is that too personal?

At 2:49 PM, Blogger maximo said...

i'd have submitted something, but i think people are tired of hearing about the THUGG life.

At 4:35 PM, Blogger Jonas said...

I'm sorry..what? Dammit Beans, I've been busy painting my toe nails "Tangerine Tango!" Did I miss something?

At 4:37 PM, Blogger Lampy said...

ME? Host it? I feel like I've just been invited to a party at the popular girl's house. ;)

I just click the link? Serioulsy, I'm not a popular enough blogger for this.

At 4:53 PM, Blogger Fairmaiden327 said...

you totally forgot me. i'm gonna smoke a fatty now.

At 5:05 PM, Blogger Nölff said...

Tell me more about the corn dog festival. Should I wear comfortable shoes?

At 5:08 PM, Blogger mist1 said...


My list is incredibly long.


I have little wubbies. They are more like wubettes.


The THUGG life never gets old.


Dammit Beans, I'm a blogger, not a doctor.


You can come to the party, just don't puke on the rug like you did last time.


I didn't forget you, ding dong.


What are comfortable shoes?

At 5:14 PM, Blogger Superstar said...

I can find a replacement for 2 of the bloggers that QUIT on me. ;o)
Thanks Mist1.
You Rawk!
~note to self, definatly gets an award next time~

At 5:17 PM, Blogger Nance said...

You are nothing if not eclectic. Nice job. And corn dogs demand slathering, which is truly their finest asset.

At 5:19 PM, Blogger Fairmaiden327 said...

oops, i lied.

i was stoned when i wrote that.

At 5:57 PM, Blogger Michael C said...

After sitting at work for 8 hours today, I was reminded of the importance of a proper butt grove. I just can't convince anyone at work to feel as strongly about it as I do.

At 6:13 PM, Blogger stephanie said...

Thanks for including me, Mist!

I'm sending vodka!

At 6:27 PM, Blogger Uncivil said...

Wubettes! mmmmmmmmm with nipettes on top!My fav!

At 9:33 PM, Blogger The CEO said...

m r ducks. And you know what happens when you find ducks this time of the year.. posilutely.

At 6:18 AM, Blogger Malnurtured Snay said...

You didn't blog about my clean apartment? Fah!

At 10:06 AM, Blogger doctor chip said...

things to do:
1. Expunge lobster from diet.
2. Expunge lobster from diet.




At 11:52 AM, Blogger Todd said...

Holy crap that's a lof of links. I'm going to save this post for when I run out of Internet and need entertainment.

At 3:19 PM, Blogger mist1 said...


Oh, I hate it when bloggers quit. I try to support them in their future endeavors, but I don't mean it.


Eclectic is a nice way of saying that I'm f*cking nuts, isn't it?


Caught you.


What's wrong with those people?


I may do this again if you're sending vodka.


I believe that's nipplettes.


You are giving away a future post.


Send pictures. I need proof.

dr. chip,

Red Lobster is going to sue me for damages.


I can't believe I made it through all of those links. That's why I take weekends off.

At 8:16 PM, Blogger Robin said...

Reading your blog always cheers me up. Now I have to get crackin on all those others. Oh boy.....

At 8:40 PM, Blogger mist1 said...


Clear your schedule for a few days.

At 4:42 AM, Blogger Love Monkey said...

Mist please don't host another carnival. It apparently exhausts you and leaves us Must Get Hobby-less for days.

At 8:15 AM, Blogger Fab said...

I just read Miss Britt's text. It's very funny, but very frightning to think about!

At 9:02 AM, Blogger mist1 said...


I always take the weekends off. I have drinking to catch up on.


I know. That post haunts me.

At 10:23 AM, Blogger notfearingchange said...

Now there's too much reading....i can't wait...will catch up on thursday!

At 10:51 AM, Blogger mist1 said...


Pace yourself. It's a lot of reading.

At 11:10 AM, Blogger canadian sadie said...

Funny how much that photo of lobster-boy looks like Matt Damon.

At 11:12 AM, Blogger mist1 said...


I can't believe you pointed that out. That's so funny.

Thanks for coming by.

At 4:23 PM, Blogger doctor chip said...

Holy FUCK!!

it IS Matt Damon!!

"... do it...

... do it, and I'll fucking

(my favorite TidBit!)





At 6:40 PM, Blogger Greg said...

Ah! This post hurt my eyes!!

And Britt's post hurt my palm!

At 7:25 PM, Blogger mist1 said...


Seriously, that Matt Damon thing has been cracking me up every time I see it now.


This post hurt my brain.


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