29 December 2009

"1983" - a shot at a second musician

if you know me (the real me, not my badger patronus, although they are equally sassy), then you know that i thoroughly enjoy john "singer/songwriter/guitarist/tweet-er/media whore" mayer. this year, he hosted his second annual holiday cake baking contest:

i technically submitted this one in reference to his song "1983" off his first album. however, i'm not sure it actually made it through because my email was rejected numerous times. although this was seriously heartcrushing, it might be for the best because i made this in a hurry. my mom labelled it "cute" (read: "A for effort?"). whatever, i had a rockets game to get to, COURT SIDE. the lovely gentlemen in front of us would have been super sad if i skipped out just to bake a cake.

but who knows, maybe my submission was accepted (musician #2 to see one of my cakes), maybe he loved it, maybe i will get to meet him....

"so, john, do you prefer onesies or two-piece pajama sets?"

TOTAL DECORATING TIME: 1.5 hours + a decade of dedicated listening withstanding terrible relationships with jessica simpson and jennifer aniston

i wish i was six again,
sassy badger

10 December 2009

"bob dylan" - the most ridiculous thing i've ever heard

so, my greek professor is obsessed with bob dylan. and by obsessed, i mean for real:

anyway, i made him this cake which combines his 2 most favorite things, bob and greek. just so you know, this guy is passionate about absolutely everything he does. he took one look at this cake and within 1 hour, he had forwarded a picture of it on to bob dylan's manager, jeff rosen. i kid you not. the next day, rosen sent an email to me via professor palaima...

"the cake is great! what happened to the days when students would just give their teachers apples?"

ok, so that is cool enough in itself. then i received word again from palaima just today, this time he told me that rosen had shown the picture to dylan. i'm not expecting any word from bob himself, but seriously. BOB. DYLAN. HAS. SEEN. MY. CAKE. what?

TOTAL DECORATING TIME: 2.5 hours, starting at 2 in the am + 3 hours of sleep = the best surprise a girl could ask for.

it ain't no use to sit and wonder why, babe,
sassy badger

p.s. - the cake says "what life, what joy without golden Dylan?" which (nerd alert) references mimnerus, a greek poet, who wrote "what life, what joy without golden Aphrodite?"

"tony the tiger" - they'rrrrrrre awkward

i made this one for my screenwriting section because our TA's name is tony. original, i know. anyway, it turns out that he really hates that reference because his ex-girlfriend gave him a tony the tiger shirt, and apparently, and i quote, "she was a total bitch." bitter much?
alright, so that was pretty awkward. but then... we went out after and his current girlfriend came along. she was totally cool, but she also had a few choice words to say about the ex-girlfriend. I JUST WANTED EVERYONE TO HAVE A GOOD TIME. OK?

TOTAL DECORATING TIME: 3.5 hours + 30 minutes at hobby lobby + 1 semester of hard work probably down the drain because i brought up bad memories

beat it,
sassy badger