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Thursday, July 29, 2004  
When Crystal Meth Goes to your Head
Kvetcher22: i am sooo scared
Auto response from PBeclair23: Is there anything more beautiful than a beautiful, beautiful flamingo, flying across in front of a beautiful sunset? And he's carrying a beautiful rose in his beak and also he's carrying a very beautiful painting with his feet. And also, you're drunk.
Kvetcher22: so i was sleepign and all
Kvetcher22: and then i get awoken by a HORRENDOUSLY loud screeen/roar and then a bang
Kvetcher22: i freak out...and then my dad was the only one that heard it
Kvetcher22: so he and i start searching the house
Kvetcher22: and then there is ANOTHER noise..this one sounding like a REALLY loud failed firework...
Kvetcher22: confirming it isnt a person..which makes me happy
Kvetcher22: but WTF IS IT!?
Kvetcher22: i can't sleep now
Kvetcher22 signed off at 3:52:16 AM.


2:46 PM


Saturday, July 24, 2004  
It's Good to Know that the "Obesity at 11" Gene Stretches Farther in my Family

Ideantheterrible: u got bored didnt u
PBeclair23: with what
Ideantheterrible: waiting for me to im u
PBeclair23: doing other things
Ideantheterrible: good
PBeclair23: im talking to my friends on aim and watching tv
PBeclair23: dont worry
Ideantheterrible: good
Ideantheterrible: im kinda gettin bored.... i havent had dinner or ate anything since before i talked with u
PBeclair23: ure on a mini diet
Ideantheterrible: no! i had a 12 ounce steak with fries salad and a large water for lunch

My cousin is rivaling me as the sole carnivore of this family.

8:54 PM


Tuesday, July 20, 2004  
Follow-Up to Previous Post
Here's a letter from our buddy Wolverine to Superman released to the press earlier today:
Dear Superman,
I thought we were friends. Or at least professional colleagues with a healthy respect of each other's powers...and boundaries. 
Imagine my shock then when I cracked opened the Hollywood trades Monday morning here at Xavier Mansion, and read that my director--my director--had become your director.
"Supe's on with 'X' Man," Variety said. "Singer Gives Superman 'X'-Ray Vision," the Hollywood Reporter countered.
So, you've stolen Brian Singer. You know at least when Mystique tries to stab me in the back she jumps up in the air first and does a couple of fancy somersaults so I have time to prepare my claws.
But you--you conniving Kryptonian--you pretend you're all about truth, justice and the American way, when all you're really about is getting back on the big screen anyway, anyhow.
The papers say Singer inked the deal with Warner Bros. on Friday. Variety says he'll probably bring screenwriters Michael Dougherty and Dan Harris along, too.
(Oh, did I say "screenwriters"? I meant "my screenwriters." Mike and Dan helped write X2--maybe you caught that flick while you were busy not getting your stupid movie made.)
With Singer committing to you, the Reporter says his planned Logan's Run remake is now in "a gray zone"--big deal. And Variety says he probably won't have time for X-Men 3--very, very big deal, dude.
Fox has penciled in May 5, 2006, as the release date for X-Men 3. I know you're unfamiliar with the concept, but a release date is WHEN A MOVIE'S SUPPOSED TO COME OUT!
How is my movie supposed to come out without a director? Oh, sure, Fox'll find somebody else. But somebody else won't be Bryan Singer. The man who plotted out and directed our first two movies (combined domestic gross: $372.2 million). The man who recognized a hero with furry sideburns could too be a leading man. The man who knows who Keyser Soze is.
In a way, I don't know why I'm getting all worked up.
So, Bryan's hooking up with you. So, he claims his "interest in [you] dates back many, many years." So, he professes to love the original Richard Donner Superman movie. So, he says, "it is time for [you] to fly again."
So, what?
Superman, you are like the messed-up hot chick who can't keep a guy.
Sure, Bryan's enamored with you--now. At one time, so was McG. So was Brett Ratner. So was Tim Burton. Even Michael Bay was rumored to have given you a look.
Got quite a collection of ex-suitors there, don't you? (Say, do you keep their pictures on a wall in the Fortress of Solitude--maybe next to your Lois Lane shrine?--you nutball stalker.)
Oh, I know, poor Kal-Hell, it's not your fault. It's Warners'. It was the studio that pulled the plug on Burton. It was the studio that wouldn't okay Ratner's choice to play you (then soap star Matthew Bomer). And it was the studio that insisted on shooting in Australia when McG wanted to shoot in New York.
Boo-hoo. Somebody get me a Kleenex.
But what I'll really be bawling about is how people fall for your woe-is-me, I'm-a-cursed-superhero act.
I don't care if Bale's Batman gets more press. I don't care if Halle Berry's Catwoman getup gets more downloads. I don't care if you don't have a locked-in producer, a locked-in star or a locked-in screenplay. We should all be cursed with a $200 million budget and a road-tested comic-book director.
I hear Warners is still going to try to get your tired buns of steel off the ground for a shoot late this year. Might want to renew your Crunch membership, friend. By my tally, you haven't been out of the Barcalounger in 17 years.
Gee, I realize now this letter may be sounding a tad bitter. Forgive me. I was going for really, really bitter.

Give my regards to Bryan. If you ever actually meet him.

[Expletive deleted] you,

P.S.: Superman III sucked.

P.P.S.: Superman IV sucked worse. 

12:56 AM


Monday, July 19, 2004  
Do they want to hurt me? Cause they're hurting me
Read this and feel my utter pain and anguish.
Bryan Singer to Direct Superman!

Source: Variety

Monday, July 19, 2004 

X-Men series director Bryan Singer signed a deal Friday to develop and direct Warner Bros.' new Superman adaptation, replacing McG who withdrew due to location and budget differences. Variety reports that Singer is expected to work with X2: X-Men United writers Michael Dougherty and Dan Harris to draft a film that starts production late this year in Australia.The trade says that a tug-of-war over Singer's next project had been going on for weeks, with Fox's X-Men 3 competing with Warner's remake of Logan's Run to land the helmer. It now looks likely that Singer will not do the third "X-Men," even though he has an overall deal with Fox.Besides the recent exit of helmer McG from the project, producers Neal Moritz and Gilbert Adler have apparently disappeared from the scene as well. The fate of producer Jon Peters also is up in the air.The studio apparently scrapped a J.J. Abrams script that WB once was high on, and has tapped Australia as a reasonably priced shooting location, with a budget said to be around $200 million.Singer also is said to have a new take on the film. Before his involvement, it was to revolve around Superman's battle with Lex Luthor and a mysterious figure from Krypton who has come to hunt down the Man of Steel. "My interest in Superman dates back many, many years," Singer said. "In fact, it was the Richard Donner classic film that was my day-to-day inspiration in shaping the X-Men universe for the screen. I feel that Superman has been late in his return and it is time for him to fly again."
Ok I'm as excited for a Superman movie as the next guy. But to strip X3 of the director who realized it into the movie phenomenon it is today is a crime against humanity. To choose Superman over X-Men is like choosing Vanilla over Mint Chocolate Chip Explosion or something. Superman is a great character but he has no personality and no depth compared to our beloved X-Men. We can't run the risk of them attaching a really crappy director to X3  like McG. (Charlies Angels Full Throttle, anyone?) Here's hoping for a future with our
X-Men and Brian Singer right beside them.
We can only hope.

4:28 PM


Friday, July 16, 2004  
Emmy Nominations
Seeing as it's summer and I have no real work to do, I thought I'd waste my time by telling you all who I want to win this next round of Emmy's.
Outstanding Drama Series
• CSI: Crime Scene Investigation • CBS
• Joan Of Arcadia • CBS
• The Sopranos • HBO
• 24 • FOX
• The West Wing • NBC
Between my favorite shows 24 and Sopranos I choose The Sopranos

Outstanding Comedy Series
• Arrested Development • FOX
• Curb Your Enthusiasm • HBO
• Everybody Loves Raymond • CBS
• Sex And The City • HBO
• Will & Grace • NBC •
Between my two favorite comedy shows Arrested Development and Curb, I give it to Curb Your Enthusiasm...but it was a tough decision

Outstanding Variety, Music Or Comedy Series
• Chappelle’s Show • Comedy Central
• The Daily Show With Jon Stewart
• Late Night With Conan O’Brien • NBC
• Late Show With David Letterman • CBS
• Saturday Night Live • NBC
I can't choose between all of these...You all win
Outstanding Reality Program
• Colonial House • PBS Extreme Makeover: Home Edition •  ABC
• Penn & Teller: Bullshit! • Showtime
• Project Greenlight • HBO
• Queer Eye For The Straight Guy • BRAVO
I've only watched Project Greenlight and Queer Eye...So I guess I'll go with Queer Eye for the Straight Guy cause it's funny

Outstanding Reality-Competition Program
• The Amazing Race • CBS
• American Idol • FOX
• The Apprentice • NBC
• Last Comic Standing • NBC
• Survivor • CBS
Trump or Burnett...Hmmm...I don't like Trump so I give it to Survivor

Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series
• Deadwood • Deadwood (Pilot) • HBO
• The Sopranos • Where’s Johnny? • HBO
• The Sopranos • Unidentified Black Males • HBO
• The Sopranos • Long Term Parking • HBO
• The Sopranos • Irregular Around The Margins • HBO
Must give it to Sopranos: Where's Johnny?...I think I'm thinking of the right episode

Outstanding Writing For A Comedy Series
• Arrested Development • Pilot • FOX
• Frasier • Goodnight, Seattle • NBC
• Scrubs • My Screwup • NBC
• Sex And The City • An American Girl In Paris (Part Deux) • HBO
• Sex And The City • The Ick Factor • HBO 
Must give to Arrested Development
Outstanding Writing For A Variety, Music Or Comedy Program
• Chappelle’s Show • Comedy Central
• Chris Rock: Never Scared • HBO
• The Daily Show With Jon Stewart • Comedy Central
• Late Night With Conan O’Brien • NBC
• Late Show With David Letterman • CBS
Although it's tough I'll give it to The Daily Show
Outstanding Lead Actor In A Comedy Series
• Larry David as Himself Curb Your Enthusiasm • HBO
• John Ritter as Paul Hennessy 8 Simple Rules • ABC
• Kelsey Grammer as Frasier Crane Frasier • NBC
• Matt LeBlanc as Joey Tribbiani Friends • NBC
• Tony Shalhoub as Adrian Monk Monk • USA
It's tough between Larry David and Monk but I give it to Tony Shalhoub

Outstanding Lead Actor In A Drama Series
• James Spader as Alan Shore The Practice • ABC
• James Gandolfini as Tony Soprano The Sopranos • HBO
• Kiefer Sutherland as Jack Bauer 24 • FOX
• Martin Sheen as President Josiah Bartlet The West Wing • NBC
• Anthony LaPaglia as Jack Malone Without A Trace • CBS
Must give it to Tony Soprano for making being an asshole look so cool...cause Dubya did such a bad job with it for 4 years (oh snap)
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series
• Patricia Heaton as Debra Barone Everybody Loves Raymond • CBS
• Jennifer Aniston as Rachel Karen Green Friends • NBC
• Bonnie Hunt as Bonnie Malloy Life With Bonnie • ABC
• Jane Kaczmarek as Lois Malcolm In The Middle • FOX
• Sarah Jessica Parker as Carrie Bradshaw Sex And The City • HBO
Givin' it to Sarah Jessica Parker
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series
• Jennifer Garner as Sydney Bristow Alias • ABC
• Amber Tamblyn as Joan Girardi Joan Of Arcadia • CBS
• Mariska Hargitay as Detective Olivia Benson Law & Order: Special Victims Unit • NBC
• Edie Falco as Carmela Soprano The Sopranos • HBO
• Allison Janney as C.J. Cregg The West Wing • NBC
Ahh my love...Jennifer Garner
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Comedy Series
• Jeffrey Tambor as George Bluth, Sr. Arrested Development • FOX
• Brad Garrett as Robert Barone Everybody Loves Raymond • CBS
• Peter Boyle as Frank Barone Everybody Loves Raymond • CBS
• David Hyde Pierce as Niles Crane Frasier • NBC
• Sean Hayes as Jack Will & Grace • NBC 
Must must must give it to Jeffrey Tambor
Outstanding Supporting Actor In A Drama Series
• Victor Garber as Agent Jack Bristow Alias • ABC
• Brad Dourif as Doc Cochran Deadwood • HBO
• Michael Imperioli as Christopher Moltisanti The Sopranos • HBO
• Steve Buscemi as Tony Blundetto The Sopranos • HBO
• John Spencer as Leo McGarry The West Wing • NBC
Between Tony and Chrissy....It's tough...but I give it to Michael Imperioli
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Comedy Series
• Doris Roberts as Marie Barone Everybody Loves Raymond • CBS
• Kim Cattrall as Samantha Jones Sex And The City • HBO
• Kristin Davis as Charlotte York Sex And The City • HBO
• Cynthia Nixon as Miranda Hobbes Sex And The City • HBO
• Megan Mullally as Karen Will & Grace • NBC
Kim Cattrall gets this one
Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series
• Robin Weigert as Calamity Jane Deadwood • HBO
• Tyne Daly as Maxine Gray Judging Amy • CBS
• Drea de Matteo as Adriana La Cerva The Sopranos • HBO
• Janel Moloney as Donna Moss The West Wing • NBC
• Stockard Channing as Dr. Abigail Bartlet The West Wing • NBC
Drea de Matteo in a landslide
Outstanding Guest Actor In A Comedy Series
• Fred Willard as Hank Everybody Loves Raymond • CBS
• Anthony LaPaglia as Simon Moon Frasier • NBC
• Danny DeVito as Roy Friends • NBC
• John Turturro as Ambrose Monk Monk • USA
• John Cleese as Lyle Finster Will & Grace • NBC
John Turturro for sure
Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series
• Bob Newhart as Ben Hollander ER • NBC
• James Earl Jones as Will Cleveland Everwood • WB
• William Shatner as Denny Crane The Practice • ABC
• Matthew Perry as Joe Quincy The West Wing • NBC
• Martin Landau as Frank Malone Without A Trace • CBS
Bob Newhart deserves this one
Outstanding Guest Actress In A Drama Series
• Louise Fletcher as Miss Eva Garrison Joan Of Arcadia • CBS
• Mare Winningham as Sandra Blaine Law & Order: Special Victims Unit • NBC
• Marlee Matlin as Dr. Amy Solwey Law & Order: Special Victims Unit • NBC
• Betty White as Catherine Piper The Practice • ABC
• Sharon Stone as Sheila Carlisle The Practice • ABC
The only one I watched of these shows is Joan of Louise Fletcher
Outstanding Guest Actress In A Comedy Series
• Georgia Engel as Pat Everybody Loves Raymond • CBS
• Laura Linney as Charlotte Frasier • NBC
• Christina Applegate as Amy Friends • NBC
• Cloris Leachman as Ida Malcolm In The Middle • FOX
I shall bestow this one upon Laura Linney for ending Frasier after 58 years
There are my picks for the winners. I think Scrubs got snubbed and also Ian McShane from Deadwood who made cocksucker a common household expression. Voice your opinions if you so choose.


2:00 AM


Thursday, July 15, 2004  
Continuing the Cycle of Summer Brain Farts
Talking about "Next Action Star":
Kvetcher22: i like sean
PBeclair23: i thought jared wasgonna break his index finger on the floor
Kvetcher22: dont like past tense?
PBeclair23: huuuh?
Kvetcher22: Oh
Kvetcher22: hahaha
Kvetcher22: i though jared's last name was wasgonna
Kvetcher22: hahahahahahahah
Kvetcher22: oh my
PBeclair23: WHAT?!
PBeclair23: hahahahhahahahhahahha
Kvetcher22: HAHAHA
Kvetcher22: this is what little sleep does to u
Kvetcher22: hahaha
Kvetcher22: im laughin so hard
Kvetcher22: im crying haha
PBeclair23: brilliant

Comedy waiting at every corner....also stupidity.

12:34 AM


Tuesday, July 13, 2004  
Damn Rednecks
Here's the first picture post in a while. Granted it's a small one but it's all I've got for now.

This is an event I stumbled upon during 10th week last quarter at school. What it consists of is CRAZY (and I mean crazy) redneck, conservative, racist fundamentalist asses running around on Bruinwalk dishing out their propaganda about Jesus, Bush and other bullshit. These pictures cover the standoff between the Black Student Union and the Assholes...I love Black people.

In conclusion, always observe and document crazy people because it makes you feel all the more sane, Black people are cool (duh), Dubya can't be allowed to be reelected and beware of Bruinwalk ...for unexpected evil lurks around every corner ...not every corner ...some ...kind of ...just careful.

1:55 AM


Fall 2004 Schedule
For those interested, here's my schedule for next fall.

For clarification, Psych 100A is Psychological Statistics, English 4W is Critical Reading and Writing, Chemistry 14C is Organic Molecular Structures and Interactions (the definition of joy) and Music 90M is Marching Band (my relief). May this coming quarter make up for my previous revolting one.

1:02 AM


Sunday, July 11, 2004  
When the Barrier Between TV and Reality is Breached

Ravi 728: u people frequently booze it up down there
PBeclair23: i dont as much as id like
PBeclair23: the asians do
Ravi 728: ahhh
Ravi 728: i don't think
Ravi 728: i've ever read that
Ravi 728: before
PBeclair23: read what?
Ravi 728: i don't as much as i'd like
PBeclair23: oh
PBeclair23: ok?
Ravi 728: ok
Ravi 728: i'm just saying
Ravi 728: you seem
Ravi 728: like the passive alcoholic
Ravi 728: you want more, but aren't interested in getting it
PBeclair23: i am not an alcoholic
PBeclair23: haha
PBeclair23: when theres an open bar that has no age restriction i over do it
PBeclair23: but otherwise
Ravi 728: haha
PBeclair23: or like 2 beers at a bbq situation
Ravi 728: don't we all
Ravi 728: a bbq "situation"-- are there police involved with your outdoor gatherings?
PBeclair23: haha no no
Ravi 728: well it's good you've got this all planned out
Ravi 728: i suppose
Ravi 728: i feel like
Ravi 728: i've grown up
Ravi 728: with jon stewart
PBeclair23: ok where
PBeclair23: did that come from
Ravi 728: i don't know why
Ravi 728: well
Ravi 728: because he was gone for his baby's birth
Ravi 728: and he was gone for his wedding
Ravi 728: /honeymoon
Ravi 728: and i was watching for both of those
Ravi 728: i think
Ravi 728: that establishes
Ravi 728: a connection
Ravi 728: maybe it's just me
PBeclair23: i think
PBeclair23: it is
Ravi 728: ok forget that then
Ravi 728: i should probably get to bed then
Ravi 728: i would
Ravi 728: campaign
Ravi 728: for gay marriage
Ravi 728: if jon stewart and steve carell were involved
PBeclair23: sir that there a mile behind u is "the line"
PBeclair23: and here u are
Ravi 728: haha
Ravi 728: lines are meant to be crossed, my friend
Ravi 728: with nonsensical ramblings
Ravi 728: really now
Ravi 728: with that
Ravi 728: i leave you
Ravi 728: scared and not alone
PBeclair23: and please
PBeclair23: dont tell me about your wet dream tomorrow
PBeclair23: involving jon and steve
Ravi 728: hahaha
Ravi 728: no no no
Ravi 728: i'm just saying
Ravi 728: that it would convince steve
Ravi 728: to stay with the daily show
Ravi 728: instead of persuing a film career


3:34 AM


Thursday, July 08, 2004  
What Teenage Conversations Become in the Summer Time

Msfordprefect: yo
PBeclair23: hey
Msfordprefect: anything new?
PBeclair23: uumm not really
Msfordprefect: good good
PBeclair23: yes yes
Msfordprefect: ? ?
PBeclair23: ! !
Msfordprefect: what did you think of spiderman?
PBeclair23: it was pure joygasmic ecstacy
Msfordprefect: "there's a hero in all of us"
PBeclair23: word
Msfordprefect: if you like cheese
PBeclair23: i do
Msfordprefect: what kind?
PBeclair23: almost all
Msfordprefect: what's your fave?
PBeclair23: uumm...gouda and camembert?
Msfordprefect: brie
PBeclair23: that comes in a close second with munster
Msfordprefect: i like smoked and feta as well
PBeclair23: smoked what?
PBeclair23: smoked gouda is good
Msfordprefect: just smoked
PBeclair23: in general
PBeclair23: indeed
Msfordprefect: yeah yeah
Msfordprefect: not pot
PBeclair23: good girl

That'll do donkey...that'll do.

7:28 PM


Tuesday, July 06, 2004  
Thanks for the Laughs Kevin
damian71202: hahahaha
damian71202: you're evil
PBeclair23: muahah
PBeclair23: i dled garfield and dodgeball
damian71202: omg
damian71202: you're gonna get ...whatcha macallit
damian71202: holy shit
damian71202: i forgot how to spell....
damian71202: sude?
damian71202: suit
damian71202: holy fucking shit
PBeclair23: have u lost it?
damian71202: omg
damian71202: ok
damian71202: sued
damian71202: phew
damian71202: whoaaaa
damian71202: wtf
damian71202: i'm losing brain sells
PBeclair23: did u look it up in the dictionary
damian71202: i couldn't
PBeclair23: SELLS?!
damian71202: i didn't know how to spell it
damian71202: celss
damian71202: cells
damian71202: shit
damian71202: omg
damian71202: i'm retarded
damian71202: cells!!!!
damian71202: sued cells!!!!
damian71202: ok
damian71202: ugh
damian71202: my stomach hurts now
PBeclair23: wow
PBeclair23: thats comedy

Much appreciated

3:40 AM


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