PROPPED: Go Elf Yourself

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elf mel.JPGI feel bad for our parents.

Because not only did they grow up in a world without cell phones, plasma screens and Nintendo Wii, but they also grew up in a world without an internet. So they never got to experience online crushes, stalking people on MySpace or Googling ex-lovers. They never had to say “thanks for the add” or “why did you block me?” They never wrestled over whether to update their profile status to “In A Relationship” and they never emailed their favorite music bloggers to thank them for a great mp3. But perhaps the saddest thing of all… they never experienced the joy of taking a picture, putting it on the head of an elf and then watching it dance around like a maniac.

Sillyolblair dropped a link to Elf Yourself, OfficeMax’s holiday gift to the world. Go have fun. I totally elf’d the s**t out of Mel Gibson. Check it out here.

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LISTEN UP: The Most Amazing Year End List Period.

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  • Block a good 4 hours from your work schedule today to peruse The Late Great‘s Top 2006 Songs from 2006. Our freshly brushed obsesive-compulsive hats off to the compiler of said insanity.
  • Merry Swankster brings you a taste of the Bristol music scene with the as-of-yet unknown band You & The Atom Bomb.
  • FLASHBACK FRIDAY! The Toms’ “I Wanna Be A Teen Again” at The Poor Ditching Boy will do for today.
  • No, The Besnard Lakes have absolutely nothing in common with The Barenaked Ladies (except for all the same letters in their name), but Idolator swears you’ll still like them.
  • Set the mood right this weekend by playing Asobi Seksu‘s “Strawberries” on your stereo real loud. Hear/translate them at Metro Distortion.
  • Finally, spend this weekend getting comfortable with one of Minneapolis’ hottest indie bands, Coach Said Not To, over at Collecting Mass.

WEST COAST READERS ALERT! Tori Spelling’s Garage Sale Starts Now!

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TORISPELLING.JPGWest Coast Readers, this one goes out to you: Tori Spelling‘s garage sale, her down-to-earth way of telling America that her Mom really screwed her over, is beginning right now! That’s right, at 9 am, Tori will get out her jewel-encrusted folding tables and lay out some of the finest clothing, accessories and home decor that 1997 had ever seen. Says the ex-trust-funder:

I’m having the sale because we’re moving and my taste has changed.

TRANSLATION: “Sure, 3 years ago a 12-piece chinchilla couch with crocodile feet seemed like a really tasteful way to spice up a living room. But, since my dad died, I realized it’s a little tacky… plus, Ikea’s having a sale.”

I’m a notorious pack rat; I keep everything.

TRANSLATION: “That Peach Pit leather bomber jacket is only $12.99.”

And I wanted to get organized before the baby arrives.

TRANSLATION: “Do you have any idea how much diapers cost?”

So this seemed the perfect time to clean house. It feels good!

TRANSLATION: “Life has never been more dire.”

If you do happen to stop by the sale, send in your purchases/pics to info@bwe.tv.

SHUFFLING TOWARDS THE WEEKEND: Shea Hess

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ipodshuffle.jpgYou know Shea Hess as one of our regular Best Night Ever panelists– she’s been walking you through some of the best moments on television for almost a year now. We know Shea as an actress who just got back from Japan having completed a tour of Rent. When we asked her to participate in this week’s iPod Shuffle she didn’t hesitate. I guess after performing in front of thousands of people on stage and millions of people online, it takes a lot more than that to make her nervous.

Shea Hess’ iPod Shuffle
1. Madonna “All by Myself”
2. Felix Da Housecat “Silver Screen Shower Scene Remix”
3. Pet Shop Boys & Kylie Minogue “In Denial”
4. Portishead “Biscuit”
5. Bloc Party “Staying Fat”

Now it’s your turn. Leave your Shuffle in the Comments. And remember- Don’t lie!