Biz Buzz: Dianne Lively Yost
Put ‘em up. Put ‘em up! A little bird told me some Hollywood movie people are just a sniffin’ and a snoopin’ all ‘round town again which can only mean one thing: I’ll soon be DISCOVERED and get Rich, Rich, Rich I tell ya! Give me that Cowardly Lion outfit Momma ‘cause I’m gonna scare up a heapin’ helpin’ of bravado all ding dang day! I flat LOVE this lion suit’s tail! Yay! The stage at Town Park is just the thing for the scene! Perf! We’ve already attracted a crowd! Momma, you direct!
Momma: Sound check . . . one . . . two . . . three . . . Annnnnnd action! SNAP!
Cowardly Lion: What makes the world go round? Money. What makes a millionaire out of a clown? Money. What makes The Man throw ethics to the whirly winds or surgin’ seas? Money. Why do credit card companies charge so many fees? Money. What makes the reckless tear their 401Ks asunder? What makes the markets roar like THUNDER?! Money! What puts the “ought” in bought? What puts the have in a have-not? Whatta they got that I ain’t got?
Everybody in Morgan County: Money!
Cowardly Lion: You can say that again.
Talk ‘bout drama, Mamma! It was a hit! I’m like an A-One celebrity on the red carpet to Richville! Yeah! I’ll get me one ‘a them fancy-dance agents, but first I’d better invest in a little beauty action so my next close-up don’t break the camera in a million itty bitty pieces, which brings me to Biz Buzz News Flash! Come on y’all! Let’s go Spa Hoppin’!
Honey, I’m gonna get me a movie-star smile at Pure Bliss Spa & Shop, owned by Madisonian Julie Speyer and located at 131 West Jefferson Street! I’m talkin’ every ding dang time I smile, a little star’s gonna pop up and go “ping!” That’s right y’all! It sounds impossible but honey you can get a brighter smile in a snappy-fast 20 minutes! Here’s the net-net: It’s called Bright-Now and Pure Bliss offers it only on designated days so call ahead at 706-342-2422! Ok so this beauty treatment uses a state-of-the-art high tech laser Blue Light LED system and a calibrated special solution to put the “ite” in white honey! After ‘bout 20 minutes it’s . . . Yucky nicotine? Ping! Red wine? Ping! Blue berries? Ping! Coffee? Ping! Gone I say! Gone like the wind! I flat Love it!
Wow! I slap can’t stop smilin’! I’m just a pingin’ all the time like a big shot’s cell phone! Now it’s time to get my nails done at The Spa at the James Madison located at 218 West Washington Street in the Madison Market’s campus right smack next door to Town 220! I’m gonna get me some movie-star treatment . . . I’m thinkin’ I’ll smack order me up a Town 220 Cosmo while I get have my manicure and pedicure! Honey, it just don’t get no better ‘an that! What? It does get better ‘cause Manager Rhonda Smith wanted me to tell y’all all about her new nail technicians specializing in AVEDA hand and foot rituals! Honey, that sounds so fabulous I could just purr like a cat on a cushion! Or should I say lion? Right! So anyway, Julie Hudgens and Melisa Howe can fix your nails right up y’all! Plus you can get a complimentary spa upgrade of a Cooling Rosemary Mint or Warming Caribbean Therapy – a $10 value! Honey I want both of ‘em! Y’all call for an appointment today at 706-342-7000! Now where’s my cosmo? Ahhhhhh!
Who let the Dawgs out? A herd of squirrels must be on the loose all over Morgan County ‘cause dogs are just a barkin’ everywhere! Head slap! That’s right y’all! I can almost hear the band drum line! Tailgatin’! Screamin’ obnoxious fans! Fussin’ and fightin’! Fumbles and touchdowns! It’s the South’s FAVORITE SEASON OF ALL! FOOTBALL SATURDAY! Ok so if you’re one of those crazy fans, get your bowhonkers on over to Town & Country located at 204 West Washington St., in Madison right next to the James Madison Inn ‘cause owner Ginger Gardner says she’s got all the UGA Collegiate wear for the entire family! I mean y’all could all match for game day! Shirts, pants, belts . . . you name it! Check it out immediately!
That’s it y’all! What? Not so fast! Another news flash just popped up on the Biz Buzz radar! U.S. manufacturin’ grew in August for the first time in 19 months, signalin’ (dare I say it?) the end of this dadblasted recession! What? And, U.S. home sales rose more than expected in July!