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DISGRASIAN OF THE WEAK! The CW Network’s ‘Nikita’

October 29th, 2010 | 4 comments | Posted by Jen

Dear Nikita producers,

During last night’s episode, “The Recruit,” I got so much done: I checked my email 8 times, I accepted an outstanding friend request on Facebook, I wrote on somebody’s wall, I made a couple of online Scrabble moves–no bingos, sadly–I wrote 10 tweets, I bookmarked two websites, I read this ridiculous post about “How Dreadlocks Work,” I checked out Jessica Alba’s Twitter page because Twitter suggested that we follow her, and I read about designer vaginas, or, as I like to call them, “deginas,” which are apparently all the rage in the Czech Republic.

All this is to say that I WAS OUT OF MY MIND BORED WATCHING YOUR SHOW.

I’m not sure how exactly you’ve managed to make reading up on “deginas” more appealing than watching Maggie Q play a vengeful female assassin, but that’s exactly what’s happened.

Since I’m part of that female Vampire Diaries‘ audience the CW’s so keen on retaining, may I suggest you take one cue from your lead-in show?

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R.I.P. Sayoko Yamaguchi

August 21st, 2007 | 0 comments | Posted by Jen

Japanese supermodel, Sayoko Yamaguchi, has died at age 57 from acute pneumonia. Yamaguchi was the first Asian to appear in Shiseido ads when the Japanese company made the important decision to stop only using Caucasian models in their campaigns, and she was named one of the top models in the world by Newsweek in 1977. Yamaguchi went on do cool art and film projects, like “Fantasy Mode to Order” (where the above photo is from) and Pistol Opera, a cult film about a female assassin.

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