Monday, February 24, 2014

This ain't no DISCO, this ain't no COUNTRY CLUB.....

this is L.A.

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I almost sobbed on Rodeo drive because I had no big Beverly Hills money to get the yummy designer goods.

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was there last year for a few days to see the sights. It was magical.
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^cute pic, came out decent

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Me. fresh with purchases from UCLA Bookstore.

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Yeah so I toured UCLA and it rocked!! I felt like a real university community. As I wandered around the student gave me a UCLA blue book, which I have sinced saved, like I was one of them! They even have a sushi bar/ post office in there!

More shots of L.A. to come..................................

It's Friday and like 8:38pm and 4/18/14. It's supercalifragilisticespyaladocis *sighs* Friday and now I'm relsing the rest of the L.A. photographs into the wilderness:

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This was when I saw the Marilyn Monroe star. I was just walking trying to find the Chinese theatre because i heard that's where the "walk of fame" was. But I suppose it's quite scattered through Hollywood. But yeah. I <3 Marilyn movies!!

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^Silliest pose ever to prove that == *I* == was at the MM star in HW! But ya know, I think back and I wondered why I didn't get a star of Angela Bassett or somebody cooler and deep. But then I think, well she had issues and she was curvy, unlike that stick Audrey Hepburn.

Somthing I didn't want to put on here was.... JayLenoGate. or The Jay Leno Incident. Oh the drama: Let me begin. I planned to see Jay Leno live in L.A. because even tho I like Letterman better, I think Jay's funny too! So I signed up for a few tickets and the response said to arrive in the afternoon to see the show. I had been excited for weeks! I even found his star: (see below)  photo Image0081_zpsafd1a671.jpg

I thought I had the best luck ever to ALSO find his star the day be fore I was going to the show. So anyways, I decided to get there about an hour early, just to be safe. I, arrived: To a whole line of people!! :( (tears*) In fact here's their portapotty bathroom. (pretty clean inside :) ) photo Image0084_zpscc4bb889.jpg It looks empty because I waitted for ppl to leave b4 snapping a pic. But it was a lot of people. At least more than I thought for a middle week show. :(

IN FACT, I just found our contract:

RESERVATION: CONF. # : NOEL400792 NAME : Jess DATE/TIME : Mar. 13, 2013; 04:00 PM ARRIVAL TIME :(no later than) 02:45 PM EMAIL : XXXXXXJESS@XXXXX.COM # OF TICKETS : 4

Dear JESS:

CONGRATULATIONS! We are pleased to confirm the above reservation to attend a taping of The Tonight Show With Jay Leno. Please read all instructions below: 1. This letter and a photo ID matching the above name are required for entry. Print this out and take it to studio 11, it is your ticket for the show. Tickets are non-transferable. Ticket distribution is in excess of studio capacity and no ticket or reservation guarantees admission. Please note that we admit the general audience on a first-come, first-serve basis. All members of your party must be present to check in. Taping schedules are subject to change without notice. If we need to change the taping time or date, we will contact you via your email address. 2. The Tonight Show With Jay Leno tapes on the NBC Burbank lot in Studio 11, located just off the 134 freeway. Our street address is 3000 W. Alameda Ave., Burbank 91523. The pedestrian entrance is on Bob Hope Dr. or east side of our studio facilities. Street parking is limited, please observe posted restrictions as we cannot be responsible for any citations. Paid parking is also available in the surface lot across the street from the NBC entrance. Enter on Parkside Dr. just east of Bob Hope Dr. 3. No one under the age of 16 will be admitted. Photo I.D. with birth date is required for all guests. Ticket holders must comply with all security procedures. 4. Please do not bring unnecessary baggage or electronic devices: including cameras, backpacks and large shopping bags. Purses are permitted. 5. All tickets are complimentary and may not be sold or auctioned without the permission of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. The Tonight Show With Jay Leno and NBC Universal reserve the right to revoke any ticket believed to have been purchased or sold. Any ticket may be revoked at any time at the discretion of show personnel. Present this confirmation to receive 15% OFF your purchase at The Tonight Show merchandise kiosk located at our studio. Offer valid prior to show only. You will be opted into NBC Store emails to receive discounts and notifications about NBCU show merchandise. You will have the option to unsubscribe from this list once you receive your first email. You may also be contacted by NBCU's TV Research Panel to opt-in to participate in future surveys. 6. To cancel your tickets please forward this email to jaylenotickets@nbcuni.com with CANCELLATION in the subject heading. We are excited you're coming! Thank you for wanting to be a part of The Tonight Show With Jay Leno. Like Us on Facebook Facebook.com/JayLeno Follow Us on Twitter Twitter.com/JayLeno This email is computer-generated; Please do not reply. Instead, email any questions to jaylenotickets@nbcuni.com. Be sure to include QUESTION in the subject heading or call (818)840-3538.

^I got everyone all excited to look for me on TV again and rounded up pals to come with me.

Well as I said before I got there to a crowded line.I saw this huge Indian family. Ahh, minorities (not really) so I said "Hi" and they said they got there early in the morning. (I was like no, i resevred in advance and it said to be there around 3pm!!!??) It was like this big blur.... Next quest from me was, where are you from? They said Houston. (Inside I thought OH NO!) I don't know why I thought that but they had to be from Houston, all 16 people. But So long story short, I didn't get in but they did cuz one of their folks held space for them in the morning. I did get a little paper that said I could comeback tommorrow and skip the line. I told all these stranger I couldn't make it then and I just did other stuff.

*ahem*

Now you may see that "Jay Leno" doesn't exist anymore. There IS no Tonight Show with Jay Leno starrring abcdefg. Oh, no. *wink-wink* (Guess who took care of that! *wink) I mean really. how was I suppose to know to be there at 10am vs. 3, and then they had the nerve to not let me into to their free show!!

*Joke JOKE JOKING*

I have nothing to do with no more Jay Leno, I got over it becuase I assumed he'd still have a show now but he doesn't. But I have the bathroom pic and letter from NBCstudios in which they claimed I could see him for MEMORIES.

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