Saturday, November 29, 2008

One Degree of Kevin Bacon (and Gossip Girl folk)

one degree of kevin baconI wandered into a Verizon store to check out the touch screen Blackberry, intrigued by the fact that the screen clicks, but the interface was totally befuddling, even to a former computer guy/blackberry devotee like myself, agreeing with Pogue that this was an epic fail in interface design on RIM's part. The upside of this jaunt was that as I was fiddling, the girl next to me who was equally befuddled by the phone, whispered "hey, do you know who Kevin Bacon is?" Having no idea where this going, I just said yes. "he's right over here. gossip girl photo shootSure enough there he was in baseball cap and sunglasses, huddled with phone, trying to look inconspicuous. I surreptitiously snapped a photo, feeling somewhat guilty, but I openly admit to the standard weakness that celebriy inspires.

See also, my Bobby Flay run in, as well as the random sighting of Penn Badgley and Blake Lively of Gossip Girl fame, getting photographed in Central Park.

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