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The Jennifer Grant “Good Stuff” Book Signing

Jun 30th, 2011 | By | Category: Celebrity Sightings

Back on Thursday, May 26th (I told you I am way behind in my reporting! ), Vroman’s Bookstore welcomed Jennifer Grant for a signing and discussion of her new book Good Stuff: A Reminiscence of My Father, Cary Grant which chronicles the actress’ experiences being raised by one of the most iconic movie stars of all time.  And while most of the people attending the event were fans of Jennifer’s famous father, I have been a long-time fan of Jennifer herself, ever since she appeared […]



The Envelope Emmy Week “Geek TV” Event

Jun 29th, 2011 | By | Category: Celebrity Sightings

Another Envelope Emmy Week event that Mikey, from the Mike the Fanboy website, told me about was the “Geek TV Roundtable”, which featured a panel discussion with actors Jayma Mays (aka Emma Pillsbury from Glee), Johnny Galecki (aka Leonard Hofstadter from The Big Bang Theory), Michael C. Hall (aka Dexter Morgan from fave show Dexter), Sam Trammell (aka Sam Merlotte from True Blood), and Joel McHale (aka Jeff Winger from Community and the host of fave show The Soup). Well, let me tell you, I […]



The “Father of the Bride” Grocery Store

Jun 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Movie Locations

Due to my parents’ recent move and my dad’s recent hospital stay, I have sadly not had time to do much stalking as of late.  While in Palm Springs this past weekend my mom happened to ask me if I had some locations stockpiled (or should I say “stalkpiled”? ) for times such as this.  Well, as I explained to her, I have so many darn locations on my “To Blog” list that half the time I forget about them, which was the case with […]



Another Day of Slacking Off!

Jun 27th, 2011 | By | Category: Uncategorized

Sorry to do this yet again, but I am taking today off.  I spent all weekend, including Friday, in the Desert helping my parents unpack and unfortunately did not have time to write a blog post.  I will be back tomorrow, though, with a whole new location, so until next time . . . Happy Stalking! 



A Q & A with the Cast of “White Collar”

Jun 24th, 2011 | By | Category: Celebrity Sightings

Last Monday evening, my good friend Mikey, of the Mike the Fanboy website, invited me, along with fellow stalkers Pinky, of the Thinking Pink blog, Duggan, and CB, to a SAG screening/cast Q & A of the USA Network television show White Collar featuring co-executive producer Mark Goffman and series’ stars Matt Bomer, Tim DeKay, and Willie Garson.  Well, as you can imagine, as soon as I heard that Willie Garson – who is best known for playing Carrie Bradshaw’s (aka Sarah Jessica Parker’s) BBF […]



The Pedal on the Pier 100 Mile-a-Thon

Jun 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Celebrity Sightings

This past Tuesday night after my parents moved to Palm Springs, the GC arrived home from a late-night meeting with a box of chocolate-, vanilla-, and pistachio-flavored macaraoons in hand, so that I could drown my sorrows the Blair Waldorf way.  And I have to say that while I am still depressed and missing my parents like crazy, the macaroons (along with about twenty episodes of The Office) did bring a bit of a respite from the sadness.  So thanks, GC!

Anyway, as I have mentioned […]



Moving Day!

Jun 22nd, 2011 | By | Category: Uncategorized

My parents officially moved to Palm Springs today, marking the first time in over a decade that we will not be living in the same zip code.  Watching their U-Haul drive off was one of the saddest moments I’ve experienced as of late, so I was not in a really good place to write a blog for today.  I literally cried my entire drive home.  I know that Palm Springs is only an hour and a half away, but it’s going to be extremely […]



The Envelope Emmy Week “Mad Men” Screening

Jun 21st, 2011 | By | Category: Celebrity Sightings

Ever since fellow stalker Mikey, from the Mike the Fanboy website, invited me to be his plus-one for the SAG screening/cast Q & A of the FX television series Justified back in late May, I have been all about attending similar-type events.  So when he told me about an Envelope Emmy Week screening/roundtable of the television show Mad Men, featuring series’ creator Matt Weiner and series’ stars Jon Hamm (who plays Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce advertising executive Don Draper), Christina Hendricks (who plays secretary Joan […]



The Manhattan Beach Marriott Hotel from “90210”

Jun 20th, 2011 | By | Category: 90210 & Beverly Hills, 90210 Filming Locations

Another location that the Grim Cheaper and I stopped by a couple of weeks ago while doing some stalking in the South Bay was the Manhattan Beach Marriott, which stood in for the supposed-Beverly-Hills-area hotel where the West Beverly High Senior Prom was held in the Season 3 episode of fave show 90210 titled “The Prom Before the Storm”.  I found this location thanks to fellow stalker Geoff, from the 90210Locations website, who was kind enough to put together an entire 90210-themed South Bay stalking […]



Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston’s Honeymoon Suite at the Ingleside Inn

Jun 17th, 2011 | By | Category: Jennifer Aniston Locations, This and That

As I mentioned in Monday’s post, I spent my recent birthday weekend in Room 148 of the Ingleside Inn in Palm Springs – the very room where Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston stayed during their mini-honeymoon shortly following their July 29th, 2000 wedding.  I first found out about the Ingleside Inn back in April of 2009 thanks to this Jetsetters Magazine article and, as you can imagine, just about died upon hearing that my girl Jen had honeymooned there.   Then, shortly thereafter, the Grim Cheaper […]