Posts Tagged ‘birthday’

You’re right, it’s not just a celebration of your birth, it’s a freaking holiday! Whether your birthday is today or a year from yesterday, the planning for your big day must begin NOW! Every second you waste could have been a second utilized to book the party stripper or exotic feline.

There are two ways to approach planning a birthday celebration. Option one involves you taking the reins and ensuring that your birthday will never, ever be forgotten. Option two is trusting a friend with the responsibility of making sure your day goes down in history.

While both options have equal potential, there is something to be said for planning your own shindig. With thoughts of narcissism out of mind, you guarantee that everything is just the way you want it when you make all the important decisions. You get the extra-decadent cake you want, you get the cocktails you want, you get the friends you want to attend. These are just some of the pros of planning your party.

If you decide to defer responsibility to a friend, make sure they’re a good friend. The classmate you met in Writing 205 last week is probably not the finest choice. You want someone who knows you inside and out and who will plan things that never would have crossed your mind. Everybody has this friend, it’s just a question of whether they’re willing to step up to the plate. A healthy bribe is always a good way to get someone moving.

Now that the party planner has been chosen, it’s time to ensure that a few birthday necessities are picked up. A great college birthday would not be complete without: (more…)

Happy Birthday to our October babies. At least, the ones who grew up to rap.

Eminem: October 17, 1972

The self-proclaimed artist sold 741,000 copies of his album Recovery in its first week and landed on top of the Billboard 200. “Not Alone” debuted number one on the Billboard 100 followed by “Love the Way You Lie,” at number two. Recovery was the fifth-best selling album of 2010. The album is currently platinum. So, all these sales? There’s your birthday gift, Em. Sit back and enjoy the millions you’re making.

Check out his new video.


Snoop Dogg: October 20, 1971

Haha, remember this? This video cracks me up all the time. It’s one of Snoop’s very first videos, “Gin and Juice.”

Happy Birthday, Snoop.

~ Christina Jones