I’m quite sure our readers are not going to copy them for their own personal usage. The most memorable (in a good way) were a Blond Moment, Polyglotapus, and Toe_Tap_N.
My username combines my first name and a nearby street.
’ Winning is all that’s ever mattered to Harvey Weinstein, a ruthless, cunning, streetfighting hustler when it came to making his movies box-office hits and winning awards. After an explosive encounter with Robert Blake, a Sixties actor accused of killing his wife, Harvey declared with typical hyperbole: ‘This is the greatest piece of TV journalism I have ever seen. When Harvey guest-hosted for me at CNN, he emailed: ‘Thank you for entrusting me with your show.
But in my many dealings with him he was also hugely charismatic, entertaining and helpful (if it suited him), and it would be disingenuous of me now to say otherwise. He delivered me Colin Firth with acute laryngitis at the height of The King’s Speech mania. I will make sure you get an Emmy nomination for this. Now it’s my turn to find you a movie.’ A few months later, Simon Cowell called: ‘Just met Harvey Weinstein.
The street name carries connotations (like Soho in NYC), and it reflects the sort of person I am, the type of interests I have, etc.
If I get back into online dating, I’ll probably try to come up with something more clever.
Online dating services usually provide unmoderated matchmaking over the Internet, through the use of personal computers or cell phones.
it reflects that we have wildly different interests.
A month later, I was reporting from the Oscars red carpet and asked everyone to perform their ‘good loser face’ – the fake one stars feign when they hear they didn’t win.
Harvey flashed a grotesquely insincere smirk: ‘I’m SO happy just to be nominated, I don’t CARE if I win or lose…’ ‘All bulls***, right? ‘One hundred per cent, Piers, and nobody knows bulls*** better than you! ‘Sure,’ Harvey replied, promptly connecting us – doubtless to Julia’s horror – via our personal email addresses, and instructing: ‘Dear Julia, please do Piers’s show.’ (Tragically, her sister died that same day, so it never happened.) Harvey even once tried to deliver me an award.
’ ‘I found your book [The Insider] on Matthew Vaughn and Claudia Schiffer’s yacht and loved it,’ he barked.
I couldn’t put it down.’ Then he rushed away before I could sell him the movie rights.