Wednesday, April 22, 2009
That's right folks - I have spent hours scouring the internet and strongly believe that I may have just found the very first picture of Susan Boyle's cat, Pebbles! Of course, I could just keep this awesome find to myself or sell it to the paparazzi for millions of dollars, but it's my life's purpose to share with you everything I can about Susan Boyle to all the millions of loyal fans out there reading my Official Susan Boyle Blog.
So without further adieu, here is what I believe is a GENUINE, un-doctored picture of Pebbles:
From this picture it's clear to see why Pebbles is so special to Susan. She's a really pretty cat with beautiful fur and an excellent personality no doubt! Probably very sweet and enthusiastic just like Susan Boyle herself!
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
In my honest opinion, I think that Susan Boyle is simply going to steamroll her way to winning the Britain's Got Talent competition. Does anyone really think that anyone else will have a chance? The amazing response from the Britain's Got Talent audience, the UK, Youtube, the internet, and later the rest of the world will be incredibly hard to match. Someone would have to be extremely lucky to get the level of Publicity that Susan has gotten. It's likely that Susan Boyle will win the competition on momentum alone.
Because of the underdog effect. People love a story about the unlikely Cinderella who succeeds against all odds. You need only look back to what happened last year when the lowly Tampa Bay Rays went from worst to first and managed to win the pennant against much bigger, higher paid teams. It creates a feel-good experience that shows us that we can in fact beat the odds and acheive our dreams, and people in general really connect to that. We can all relate to someone like Susan Boyle as she isn't the type of person we usually see on TV and in magazines. She's like us - a normal person, albeit with an extraordinary talent.
Even if Susan Boyle doesn't manage to come out on top of the Britain's Got Talent competition, she will surely be pursued for recording contracts and will likely go on to be incredibly successful for years to come. But it's even more likely that yes, she will in fact win the whole thing.
Monday, April 20, 2009
It was not an uncommon early morning day for me when I peered into my email inbox last week. But a YouTube video that was sent to me that day was something different and provided an unusual experience; It caused my eyes to tear up, and throw up my arms shouting a cheerful battle cry for the underdog.
Susan Boyle, an ordinary-looking Scottish vocalist impressed not only the judges of the TV show Britain's Got Talent, but tens of millions of YouTube listeners as well. When you watch this 47-year-old who has never being kissed (remember the Drew Barrymore film of the same name? Not quite like that), it arouses an amazing sensation of pride and the feeling that you can indeed do anything you put your mind to. It turns out there was no need to feel sorry for the old lady who looks like she is about to embarrass herself in front of everyone. You thought there would be judging from the crowd who started laughing at her before she even began to sing, and then this Blackburn native opens her lips. The crowd's expectations were wrong - She was an amazing singer all along. It's a magical sound -- "I Dreamed a Dream" from the musical Les Miserables -- and stirs inspiration. And suddenly the laughter transforms into rooting for the underdog, the realization that one is witnessing an authentic Cinderella scoop. So why the huge response to something like this? We've heard amazing singers before, but this gut-wrenching rejoinder is different. She's the David among the Goliaths, the Rocky of American Idol - she's the epitome of a great comeback narrative. The experience is truly heartwarming.
This reaction, called the underdog effect, is distinct as people's inclination to cheer on someone who is attempting to accomplish something so demanding that it's not likely that they will succeed against the odds. We can all share in this experience, regardless of what our own lives or background. Why? Because we've all felt small and helpless sometime in our lives. Americans in particular love a good underdog story, as witnessed by the great response last year from Mickey Rourke's heartbreaking comeback to the silver screen. And when he didn't walk away with the Best Actor Academy Award, the cries of outrage were simply deafening.
Some studies state that this emotional stimulation is only superficial, but think about it - it's permanently ingrained into our individual tastes. Many of the admired movies and stories and Youtube videos have this as an universal thread in common with each other. All you have to do is look at a children's fairytale - Most of the pitiable princesses are almost always lacking something. They're deficient in some way, whether it's a mother, a pair of legs, or a flight of stairs to walk down from a tall tower. All these stories provide a universal emotion of struggling and then overcoming it. This completely applies to what happened with Susan Boyle by appearing on Britain's Got Talent.
As we grow, considering the impossible is pushed to the back of our day-to-day lives. Yes, we should all try to set realistic goals that we can achieve, but dreaming adds a special dimension to our lives; a teenager-like energy and swagger that we, as adults, sometimes lack. This is what Susan Boyle exemplified on Youtube, and what opened our hearts to her. The difficulties of everyday life these days might be the norm for us for the time-being, so let's keep on dreaming and rooting for those Cinderellas like Susan Boyle along the road of life.
Sunday, April 19, 2009
It's the question that everyone in the world is asking - "Does Susan Boyle wear color contact lenses?" It seems that no one can get a straight answer from Susan. As the owner of the Official Susan Boyle Fan Blog, I feel that it's my duty to get the skinny on this incredibly hot news story. So I did a little digging to uncover the answer to this burning question.
But first, I must tell you how funny it is that this story about whether Susan Boyle wears color contacts has become such an overwhelming sensation, and that I'm the person covering it. Everyone who knows me knows that I am a color contact lens freak. I can't get enough of them. I wear color contacts all day, everyday, and you never know what color eyes I will have the next time you see me. I literally have a collection of over 200 color contact lenses. I also happen to be the world's biggest fan of Susan Boyle. And now I get to combine my life's two greatest passions into one blog. Ironic, isn't it? (By the way, make sure you check out my awesome color contacts blog. It literally kicks ass.).
Now let me get to the point. I have spent countless hours trying to find the answer to the worldwide confusion over whether or not Susan Boyle wears color contacts. I have spoken to all of my most trusted sources (who shall remain nameless) and they were as perplexed as me. No one knew the answer. Apparently investigative journalism isn't always easy. It turns out that not even the President of The United States, Barack Obama, could figure this one out. Susan Boyle has denied all requests of reporters to answer this question. She has been extremely secretive about this, which is why everyone is now pulling their hair out trying to figure it out.
But luckily I had an advantage. I called Susan Boyle and got her to tell me whether or not she wears any type of cosmetic lenses, colored or otherwise. I can not tell you how I managed to get this answer, but I did. What Susan said will shock and astound you:
She said she doesn't wear color contacts.
The answer was truly disapointing to me as a extreme fan of both Susan Boyle and cosmetic lenses, but at least now we can all sleep at night as the mystery has been solved.
Yep, that's right - In the nastiest gossip I’ve ever heard in my life, homely British singer phenomenon Susan Boyle has been presented $1 million to make a porno movie in which she loses her virginity on film. Horrible!
After rising to worldwide fame as a Britain's Got Talent star, this adult film deal would require Susan Boyle to lose her virginity on camera to even earn the huge paycheck from Los Angeles-based Kick Ass Films. Boyle, who says she's never even been kissed, has taken the world by storm since she appeared on the American Idol-esque TV show "Britain's Got Talent."
"We want to get this movie shot and out while Susan has the world's attention," said Kick Ass boss Mark Kulkis. "Besides, after 47 years of virginity, I'm sure Susan is also anxious to get something cracking as soon as possible."
“The logical extension of that statement is that she’s still a virgin. We have always wanted to produce a movie in which a bona fide virgin loses her maidenhood on camera. That’s a very personal, intimate moment in a woman’s life. Doing it in front of bright lights and cameras in a San Fernando Valley studio will make it that much more special.”
“We want real sexual chemistry. Since we have no way of knowing what Susan’s ‘type’ is, we’ll introduce her to a variety of gentlemen of different races, ages and um, ‘endowments.’ Personally, I think she and Ron Jeremy would be a perfect match.”
If Boyle accepts the invitation to appear in this adult film, the porno company responsible for producing it will fly her out to Hollywood on - Yep, you guessed it - Virgin Airlines. Oh, the irony. Luckily, fans of Susan Boyle will be allowed to play a role in the naming of the movie. It's uncertain at this time who will costar with Susan.
OK, I understand that this is what the porno companies like to do nowadays, but is this really necessary? Susan Boyle is such a nice lady already with an amazing singing talent and shouldn't have to resort to making adult films - Someone please give her a record deal!
Thursday, April 16, 2009
I have no interest in obtaining your personal information. Nothing on this site (that I have control of) is designed to invade your privacy. With that said:
This site uses a stat tracker. This provides me with information such as IP addresses, browser type, referring sites or search queries, visited pages, exit pages, a date/time stamp, and very boring demographic information for aggregate use. Basically, this just tells me how many people looked at my site, how they found it, and that's about it. None of this provides any personally identifiable information. I have no idea who you are and never will.
I don't personally put cookies on this blog. However, I use a third-party advertising service and have no control over what they do. They may put cookies in their ads - I don't know nor care.
If you have any questions about this, feel free to contact me through one of the "contact" links on this site.
Adsense's DoubleDART cookies:
Adsense is currently using a cookie which collects information on your browsing history to decide which ads to display to you personally, i.e. "Interest Based Advertising." If you'd rather not let Adsense invade your personal privacy in this way, please feel free to opt out here.
- Updated April 22, 2009
Wednesday, April 15, 2009
We are based in the United States but have a nifty feature on our blog that can translate our content into many different languages so that Susan Boyle fans all over the world can enjoy our site. We will never ask for your money or ask you to buy anything - this blog is designed to provide great, free information to everyone. We do have ads on this blog but this is only so we can keep our blog running so everyone can benefit. We are very passionate about animals and encourage everyone to check out the Humane Society of the United States in our sidebar.
If you feel the need to contact us about anything at all, you can e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We also encourage you to post your comments on our blog through our comment form - We love to hear from you and read your thoughts about Susan Boyle!
Site Navigation Links
- Susan Boyle Home
- Susan Boyle's CD "I Dreamed A Dream"
- Susan Boyle Interviewed on NBC's Today Show July 22, 2009 Video
- Susan Boyle On Tour: O2 Center in Dublin
- Susan Boyle To Give Cameo Appearance on ABC's Ugly Betty
- Susan Boyle On Tour With Britain's Got Talent
- Pebbles Visits Susan Boyle in Hospital
- Susan Boyle on Britain's Got Talent Semi-Finals Video
- Susan Boyle To Appear On Oprah!
- New Susan Boyle Youtube Video Surfaces
- First Picture of Susan Boyle's Cat Pebbles
- Will Susan Boyle Win Britain's Got Talent?
- Does Susan Boyle Wear Color Contacts?
- Underdog Susan Boyle Shoots To WorldWide Fame
- Susan Boyle Offered A Million Dollar Adult Film Deal