Amanda's got a blog. If blogs could talk, it'd ask you to read it. It might even say "please."
You have the beginnings of something good here. I like the quirky nature. You could really go somewhere with these as intros/hooks.The timing seem a little off on the onew about the net and the french village. If it's not actually off, it's a bit off-putting to me. the first seems a bit jerky, and the second a bit behind with the sousaphone.