May 8, 2012
by Otessa
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Favorite things / Tuesday Top / Weekly Obsessions

by Otessa This week will be very simple, and very topical to our office over here at OJBG & 20/20 HQ. Simply put… I love it  … 1. when the INTERNET WORKS properly. Unfortunately, we have been cursed with horrible, … Continue reading

April 10, 2012
by Otessa
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Black Tambourine Reunion Tour

by Otessa: One of my favorite bands, which has had soundtrack-of-my-life-status for the past 10 years, has been Black Tambourine…a late 80s/early 90s band, who hailed out of Silver Spring, and had only 1 album.  And oh good grief was … Continue reading

March 27, 2012
by Otessa
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Tuesday top / favorite things

by Otessa Since the TV season is at one of those periods of change-up, like a train switching track, I figured I’d do a follow-up to my ‘What You “Should” Be Watching’ post from a few weeks ago. 1. Being … Continue reading

March 6, 2012
by Otessa
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Weekly obsessions (weekly top 10)

by Otessa: This week’s obsessions are largely themed (but not exclusively-themed). 1. Anne of Green Gables OK. So I have been hanging out with my old childhood friend Carmen a bunch this week — we’ve been having a reunion — … Continue reading

February 28, 2012
by Otessa
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Tuesday Top (weekly obsessions)

by Otessa: 1.  The newest episode of Orange Juice in Bishop’s Garden It’s called “Trial Expired” and I am really proud of this one.  Everyone did such a terrific job on this and I think it shows.  Ellen Winter and … Continue reading

February 21, 2012
by Otessa
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Weekly Top / favorite things

by Otessa The theme this week is WHAT TO WATCH ON TV (and your computer/smartphone) RIGHT NOW. 1. Homeland – Have you been watching this? It is truly excellent.  I steered clear at first, mainly from fear that it would … Continue reading

February 1, 2012
by Otessa
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Weekly Top 10 (1/23/12 – 2/1/12)

by Otessa I have this project, which I’ve started. It’s really rather fun. I have to take at least one photo every day.  The end result is an often charming, sometimes weird & wacky photo-journal. All the images are from … Continue reading

January 9, 2012
by Otessa
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Weekly Top 10 (1/8/12 – 1/13/12)

by Otessa #1  Happy Birthday to you, David Bowie. Bowie’s b’day was yesterday, fyi.  And the thin white duke has the distinct honor of being 1 of 300 people, to decline HRH, the Queen’s offer of knighthood. In Ashley’s words: … Continue reading

December 2, 2011
by The OJBG Team
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OJBG’s Weekend Walk-In’s

By: Samantha 1.   Ice-Skating at the National Gallery of Art HOLIDAY DATE IDEA: ice-skating at the National Gallery of Art. “Break the ice” by falling on ice with your significant other. There is no better excuse for hand-holding like grasping … Continue reading

November 21, 2011
by Otessa
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Weekly Top 10 (11-21-11 through 12-2-11)

by Otessa 1. Molly Soda.   I know. I know.  “Internet Sensation” deserves the scare quotes… yes?? or no??  Check out her tumblr: here  and decide for yourself.  I think her whole “dear mom, sorry for going to art school” … Continue reading