Feb 19, 2009

Happy FIRST Birthday Oscar!

Ruhmember our The BIG WINNER of our Lymphoma and Leukemia Cute Overload Custom Post Auction back in July!? Our winner, Mr. Judd "I Like Birds" K. has spoken and...

HIS DIRECTORIAL DEBUT HAS ARRIVED (Just in time for the academy to hate it)

It's called: Potsie and Ello vs. (Birthday Boy) Oscar

Leukemia_2 Ichat_image2008151634 Congratulations on a stellar movie, and first BIRTHDAY Oscar, Amy, Ello, Potsie & Judd :D And Judd, thanks for keeping the kicking to a minimum.

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Feb 08, 2009

Enhance!

Peeps! We've made an enhancement to yer Cute Overload viewin' experience.

While eating your banana snacks and checking Cute Overload as usual, you may experience some temporary glitches as we make an upgrade. (Or you may not notice any gleetches at all.)

What happened? We made all the links to cuteoverload appear as "cuteoverload.com" instead of "mfrost.typepad.com."


Slow loris 3 by Bornean.

What does this mean to you? It means that all paths to cuteoverload.com are simpler and clearer than before. No need to remember anything but cuteoverload.com!

If you're seeing things load funny, just wait, the mapping should be done shortly.

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Jan 26, 2009

Apply liberally!

The 2009 Bloggies are upon us!

Cute Overload is up for Best Topical Weblog (Yes, the kind of weblog you apply liberally to your, er, skin)

Vote, my Pretties!

Votin_and_stoatin

Scrollin' scrollin' scrollin' get ready for some sidescrollin'

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Jan 13, 2009

Get out the Stoat part 4 of 4! People, this is IT!

Polls close At 5PM ET, and 2PM PT TODAY!

We're less than 500 votes away Let's STICK THE LANDING!

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Vote us Best Pet Blog
1 click after the Jump!

 

You can vote once a day/per 24-hour period.

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Jan 12, 2009

Get out the Stoat part 3 of 4

Wa_finalist_2008_150x100 Are we gonna let ANY ANOTHER BLOG WIN BEST PET BLOG!?

I DON'T THINK SO!

1-click VOTE after the Jump!

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All it takes is one-click! You can vote once a day Voting ends tomorrow!

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Jan 11, 2009

Get out the Stoat part 2 of 4

Wa_finalist_2008_150x100 Annoyed-with-me Sender-Inner Nuova S. sez:

You gotta tell them to vote, foo'! Tell Teh Qte™ communitteh to vote for your heinie in the 2008 Weblog awards! How much better is Cute Overload compared to F*** You Penguin? (spreads arms far apart) THIS MUCH WAY BETTER!

VOTE NOW!

You can vote once a day UNTIL TUESDAY!

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Jan 10, 2009

Get out the Stoat

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CALLING ALL SLOBBERING MUZZLEPOWSHES!

VOTE NOW!

You can vote once a day! [cross-eyed head tilt]

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Dec 24, 2008

And Our Winner Is...

Our latest quiz was a categorical success!  And our winners, randomly selected, are Wylie and Betty M.!  Congratulations, and we'll be dropping your Cute Overload Page-A-Day Calendar down your chimney soon.

Now, the answers:

( G ) Where in California will you find Avalon?  Answer: Santa Catalina Island
( E ) Who doesn't belong on this list (and why)?  Our preferred answer was Katharine Hepburn.  All the others played characters with "cat" in their names (Cat Ballou, Catwoman, Maggie the Cat).  However, many peeps found other equally accurate answers, which we accepted.

... not that Kate didn't know about cats ...

( H ) A ceramic cat with one raised paw is considered lucky in what country?  Answer: Japan
( AL ) What comic strip character has a cat named Hot Dog?  Answer: "Dennis the Menace" (AKA "Dennis" in the UK)

Cute-nichiwa!

( SN ) In 2007, "Cinnamon" became the first cat to make what scientific contribution? Answer: Genome sequenced
( SL ) What board game features a boot, a bathtub, and a bowling ball? Answer: Mouse Trap

Sequence THIS, pal! (WHAP!)

More cute ceramics at the Magic Ketchup blog.

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Dec 06, 2008

Fill stockings with the joy only Cute Overload can provide!

What the heck are you going to get for your NIECE WHO HAS EVERYTHING!?

Just what can you expect on your desk with this little Slice of Heaven? Just the hilariousness and proshness you've come to expect from Cute Overload, only in daily, tear-offable, print form:

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Yay! Goes great with Gerbera daisies and Red Pandas on your desk. Pencil and/or doing actual work is optional.

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Look how easy it is to change the day! [Ffffffftttt]

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Here's what some of the pages look like—check it! [wiki wiki wiki! hand on turntables]

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Shuh-zaaam! Look at these helpful tips!

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Yes, yes! To answer your questions—all your favorite posts are in there...

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Buy a calendar and let it incubate under the tree thru December—it will fill your house with the warm, redonk joy only Cute Overload can provide!

Available at Amazon.com, Barnes and Noble and Calendars.com! and retail outlets WHEREVER CALENDARS ARE SOLD!

Check it out!

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Nov 27, 2008

Winnah Winnah, Turkey Dinnah!

Way to go, dawgs!  Before stuffing yourselves with Thanksgiving dinner, you stuffed our mailbox with lots of correct answers in our latest quiz!  And our winner, randomly selected from over 360 entries, is Elizabeth S.!  Congratulations, and your Cute Overload Page-A-Day Calendar will be on its way shortly.

And now, the answers:

You betcha! In what U.S. state will you find Red Dog Mine?

Answser: Alaska

Theeeeeeyyyy want candy! What British pop group's controversial 1980 single encouraged home music taping?

Answer: Bow Wow Wow

Make ready the royal hydrant! What nation was ruled by a dog for three years in the 11th century?

Answer: Norway

I CAN HAS NOBEL PRIZE FOR LITERATURE? In Steinbeck's Travels with Charley, what breed was Charley?

Answer: Standard Poodle (any answer with "poodle" was accepted)

... and don't call me Shirley. What is the brightest star in the night sky?

Answer: Sirius, the "Dog Star"

I can't remember where I buried my nine iron. In golf, what is the term for a hole that's curved rather than straight?

Answer:
Dogleg

Thanks again to everyone who played! Enjoy your Thanksgiving! Photo credit! The wonderful crowned pup photo shown above in the "Norway" answer by photographer Lane Collins!

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