Monday, January 21, 2013

Conversation with Daniel

Daniel: So guess what song I heard on the radio the other day that I haven't heard in years?

Eli: Soooo tell me what you want what you really really want--

Daniel: No. It was--

Eli: Myyyyyyy milkshake brings all the boys to the ya--

Daniel: No! They were playing--

Eli: Dun-da-da-da-da-da-dun-dun. Da dun-da-da-da-da-da-dun-dun. Ice, ice baby. Under pressure!

Daniel: NO!

Eli: I put my hands up, they're playing my song, and the butterflies fly away--

Daniel: Ok, stop please.

Eli: Baby, baby, baby, oh! Baby, baby, ba--

Daniel: Seriously, stop.

Eli: If you wanna get with me, you better make it laa-aast.

Daniel: You already did that one.

Eli: And I was like BOOM! BOOM! I put it in the hoop like SLAM! SLAM! I hear the crowds screamin' out JAM! JAM! I swear that I'm tellin' you the facts! Cause that's how I beat Shaq!

Daniel: Why do you even know these songs?

Eli: Sometimes I think that airplanes in the night sky are like movie stars!

Daniel: Those aren't even the right words.

Eli: New Yoooork! I've become a wintry tomato!

Daniel: Even fewer right words.

Eli: I give up. What did you hear?

Daniel: It was . . . um . . . now all I can think about is that awful Spice Girls song!

Eli: Zigazig ha.

~It Just Gets Stranger

28 comments:

  1. This was, by far, my favorite post ever. Congratulations.

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  2. I seriously just almost peed my pants from laughing so hard, but I held it in. I'm not letting my bladder control, or lack thereof, ruin this year too! 2012... Pshh that was the old me. Seriously though you are hysterical.

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  3. I'm glad that Daniel recognized and pointed out that you sang Spice Girls twice.

    I am worried though about why you know an obscure Aaron Carter song about Shaq....I was a ten year old girl when that song came out. What's your excuse?

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    1. Turns out I was actually 12 when that song came out; nonetheless, I had a reason to know that song. You knowing it...worries me.

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  4. Your taste in music is impeccable.

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  5. I'm a little sad you didn't include "My Heart Will Go On," not gonna lie.

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  6. This is funny, but only because it didn't happen to me. You were being anything but helpful, Eli. Which means you won that exchange, of course...
    Daniel made a valid point: why do you know all those songs? :)

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  7. Wow, "How I Beat Shaq..." Dude, you should not know that song unless you are a girl born in the 90's or a BSB groupie who took their love for Nick and transferred it to the next generation. That being said, amazing post. If I were Daniel, I would take the radio away from you forever.

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  8. Impressive lyric recallection on the spot!

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  9. bahahahahhahaha THIS IS AWESOME!!!!!! :) (but now I have spice girls stuck in my head....)

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  10. There is no acceptable or reasonable excuse of why you could possibly know those songs, except for the half queen song, that is acceptable :). This is hilarious!!

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  11. I don't know what's worse.. The fact that you're 28 and remember these songs or me just listening to a bunch of Aaron Carter's songs on youtube. Na na na na, Na na na na, na na na na, yeah yeah yeah yeah ♫

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  12. YEAH AARON CARTER!
    I borrowed the "Aaron's Party" CD from a friend during high school, because she dug it up and listened to it with me on a road trip once and I had forgotten how much I loved it...
    it's still in my iTunes and I still listen to it on a somewhat regular basis.

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  13. неймовірний!!

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  14. That Spice Girls song is going to be in my head for the rest of the day.

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  15. Hilarious! I'm old and I even got that!

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  16. Trying to fall asleep but it's hard when "if you want to be my lover" keeps going through my head. I need to stop reading Stranger right before bed.

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  17. "I've become a wintry tomato" = Awesome :)

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  18. haha sadly that is what a normal conversation is like in my house with my entire family! that and we constantly quote tons of movies!!! I've just found this blog and I must say you are amazingly funny and I've enjoyed reading this blog!!!!

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  19. Dude I swear she says "wintry tomato" but NO ONE else EVER heard it. Fist bump.

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  20. I have to ask, is the New York Wintry Tomato comment supposed to be empire state of mind??? That is my running song...as in when i do a 5k its on repeat the whole time cause it paces me! Don't worry, I switch it up at Ragnar. These new lyrics had better make me run faster not slower!

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  21. Wintry Tomato. There are no words! HAHA!!

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  22. Best post ever. I love you. "I've become a wintry tomato." Dying.

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