Tall Glass of Shame: Damn Good Documentaries

. a blogumn by Zack Bunker With the Oscars behind us, you fine readers have freed up a bit of the movie-watching time that you had devoted to last-minute viewings of nominated films. I know that everyone was just rushing to see Sandra Bullock play a privileged white woman in The Blind Side....

Tall Glass of Shame: YouTube and Me Are Moving In Together … But...

. a blogumn by Zack Bunker Few things scare me more in this life than moving. Just the sight of untaped cardboard boxes raises my blood pressure. I start to add up the cost for each roll of tape and hour on the u-haul clock. I can hear the banging and sliding of objects dear to me, possibly...

Tall Glass of Shame: Kids Aren’t Just a Song by MGMT

. a blogumn by Zack(i) Bunker I guess you could say I was a weird kid. I watched the same cartoons everyone else did, ate the same snacks, but I sometimes had a flair for the more dramatic side of life. I always enjoyed being unique, or the leader of the pack when it came to what we were...

Tall Glass of Shame: Inventions that Make the World a Better Place

. a blogumn by Zack Bunker Ladies and Gentlemen, meet Emily Pilloton, a woman who is out to change the world for the better. She is the creator of Project H Design, which is an ambitious non-profit founded in 2008 that is improving the lives of those around the world through Product Design....

Tall Glass of Shame: To Further Your Education for the Holiday Parties

. a blogumn by Zack Bunker From: zackdesigns1@aol.com Date: December 9, 2009 2:23:29 PM PST To: ernessat@yahoo.com Subject: Tall Glass of Shame for the week Here ya go ETC: Ok class, I’ve been looking over your work for this past Semester and as we are reaching the end of the year, I am...

Tall Glass of Shame: Douche Bag Drinks and Other Vegas Adventures w/ t...

. a blogumn by Zack Bunker It is true, I finally popped my cherry… Like many before me, I made the great pilgrimage out to a concrete oasis in the Nevada desert called Las Vegas. For years I had always wondered what this city was like with flashes of slot machines paying out and...

Tall Glass of Shame: Un-beweavable!

. a blogumn by Zack Bunker I need a haircut. It’s as simple as that. My hair goes from needing no help at all after I wake up, to unmanageable mess after a few weeks away from the barber’s chair. I often refer to this stage in my hair development as “Doll Hair,” due to...

Tall Glass of Shame: Halloween! OR Zack, the Impaler

. a blogumn by Zack Bunker Remember back when mom would ask you what you wanted to be for Halloween and the hours you would spend agonizing over all the possibilities only to change your mind four times? What? You didn’t do that? Please don’t tell me you aren’t a fan of...

Tall Glass of Shame: Before Reality There Was Public Access

. a blogumn by Zack Bunker Remember the good ol’ days when reality tv didn’t exist as a term yet and the only way to become a celebutard was to have your own Public Access TV Show? Did you ever hang out with your friends on a Friday night and watch local public access shows? I...

Tall Glass of Shame: Atta Girl!

. a blogumn by Zack Bunker Have a seat. Pull up a cocktail, I mean chair, I mean both… and let me tell you a story. There once was a guy named Zack.. er I mean Jack, yeah lets call him Jack. Jack lived in Seattle and went to art school and had lots of crazy friends. He lived in a big...

Tall Glass of Shame: End of Summer Flambe!

. a blogumn by Zack Bunker So while the fires surround us here in Southern California, and while people begin sparking up their grills for the Labor Day Weekend, thousands of others have flocked to the middle of nowhere to set a wooden man on fire. Over the last several years I have made a...

Tall Glass of Shame: Project Runway Rundown!

. a blogumn by Zack Bunker Designers! This is the week we’ve been waiting for! Gather ’round….. and Make it work! Project Runway is back and has moved to Lifetime Television for women and gay men. The court battle between them and Bravo is finally over, allowing our twiggy...

Tall Glass of Shame: Bad Commercials that We Love!

. a blogumn by Zack Bunker I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how we all, at one point or another, try to find the best way to market ourselves. Looking for work or out in the world, we always want to put our best foot forward and find a way to make people “want us.” With...

Tall Glass of Shame: Slogging through the Mess and Finding New Gems

. a blogumn by Zack Bunker Being an avid television viewer since the moment I popped from the womb, I’ve seen a lot of crappy TV in my time. As of late it seems that the airwaves (not sure what we call them now after the Digital switch) have become more muddled with junk than ever. Do...

A Tall Glass of Shame – Summer Cleaning

. a blogumn by Zack Bunker Photo Credit: Noferin Well folks, this is usually the time of year I start to crave a good Spring Cleaning… but I know what you’re thinking: “Zack its Summer you lazy ass, why haven’t you done that yet?!” Well truth be told I like to...

A Tall Glass of Shame: America F@*k Yeah!

So the day quickly approaches when proud Americans will feast and spend evening hours blowing things up and saying “Whoa.” Yes, my friends, the 4th of July is here again, and I’m sure many of you are finalizing plans as we speak for bbq’s or good ol’ fashioned...

A Tall Glass of… Pride

. a blogumn by Zack Bunker Let’s discuss one of the seven deadly sins this week that me and many others will be celebrating not only this weekend here in Los Angeles, but all over the world…. PRIDE. Yes my friends, this weekend is the annual Los Angeles Pride Parade and Festival...

Tall Glass of Shame: Seriously Crazy Cat People

. a blogumn by Zack Bunker So this week I’ve been house sitting for some friends of mine that adore their little feline companions. This is definitely a cat household, no dogs allowed… These two cats have it good. The little beasties have the best in food and living, free to roam...

Tall Glass of Shame: FAME!

. a blogumn by Zack Bunker Remember. Remember. Remember. Remember….. FAME! Who doesn’t want to live forever, raise your hands… Okay, you in the back row can leave the room, the rest of you stay. This week we’re gonna have a nice little chat and I’ve found some...

A Tall Glass of Shame: We Are (Hysterical) Pork Products

. a blogumn by Zack Bunker Birth Notice Los Angeles, CA – April 24th 2009. Mass Hysteria American Today a baby boy by the name of Mass Hysteria was brought into the world by Dr. Media and passed into the loving arms of parents Jane and Joe American. He weighed 8.6 million metric tons...

Tall Glass of Shame: Music Is (Literally) My Life

. a blogumn by Zack Bunker Alright kids… I have a few habits that I don’t think need breaking. A. I like to sing at the top of my lungs in the car especially to crappy or cheesy music… B. I like to dance like a fool when nobody is watching to old music videos on VH1…...

Tall Glass of Shame: I Still Get Nervous and Distrustful

. a blogumn by Zack Bunker This whole April Fools week always gets me thinking about pranks and the giggles and pain they always induce. That reminiscing usually brings about my need to look through all those hilarious videos of models falling, anchormen hitting their heads etc. So I figured...

Tall Glass of Shame: LED Wee!

. a blogumn by Zack Bunker Alright kids, lets talk a bit about the technology of light and how it can be fun… haven’t hooked you with that opener have I? Damn… ok well what if I said that tiny little lamps could create trippy imagery that would blow your mind? Well maybe now...

Tall Glass of Shame: The Best Drag Race Ever

. a blogum by Zack Bunker Alright kids, let’s talk Drag Queens! If you have any kind of expanded cable package, and it includes the LOGO channel, then you BETTER be watching “RuPaul’s Drag Race!” I had put off actually taking in an episode of this show for a few weeks,...

Tall Glass of Shame: TruckNutz

. a blogumn by Zack Bunker Do you ever personify anything in your life? Do you chat with the kitty and truly imagine them as a human counterpart? Now what about inanimate objects? Have you ever named your car? Have you imagined your car having its bad days and somehow responding to your needs...

Tall Glass of Shame: Christian Bale is Creepy (and Super Fun!)
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Tall Glass of Shame: Christian Bale is Creepy (and Super Fun!)

. a blogumn by Zack Bunker In the modern age it is safe to assume that at any given moment we are possibly being recorded or photographed. Is it scary for me to say that? I know what you’re thinking…. “Oh jeeze another conspiracy theorist who’s read 1984 one too many...

Tall Glass of Shame: America’s Shining Moments

. a blogumn by Zack Bunker So this week has marked a very historic moment in our country’s history as we all know. It has been filled with televised coverage 24/7 of everything about the inauguration, who wore what to which ball etc… Now I’m waiting for the...

Tall Glass of Shame: My Latest Ex

. a blogumn by Zack Bunker I’ll begin with a quote: “I know a man who gave up smoking, drinking, sex, and rich food. He was healthy right up to the day he killed himself.” -Johnny Carson Yup, that about sums it up for me, but alas I finally buckled down and have stopped...

Tall Glass of Shame: Christmas Greetings for the Cynical and Snarky

. A blogumn by Zack Bunker So by now, you’ve most likely purchased your Christmas cards with some tattooed Silverlake version of Santa or humorous Jesus quip on it to send to your family. You’ve opened your bills and seen that perhaps this is the year of the macaroni picture frame...

Tall Glass of Shame: Sham Wow!

. A new blogumn by Zack Bunker There are moments in life when you know you are on the cutting edge of something. You wake up each day pushing forward with a drive that you know will somehow produce results. You thirst for that moment of “Aha!” quickly followed by the success and...