Monthly Archives: March 2009

Two Nipples Drop a Dime

I’ve been neglecting my email (again), so I missed about half a dozen articles that Ms. Calabaza and Agustin F and others sent me for post ideas, all of them terrific.  Thanks you, one and all, for thinking of me … Continue reading

Posted in NIMBY | 8 Comments


SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) – A man police caught performing a sex act with a car wash vacuum has been sentenced to 90 days in the Saginaw County Jail.  Jason Leroy Savage must also submit to drug testing. The 29-year-old Swan … Continue reading

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Expert Tease

Here’s a book I need to read. The expert on experts is Philip Tetlock, a professor at the University of California, Berkeley. His 2005 book, “Expert Political Judgment,” is based on two decades of tracking some 82,000 predictions by 284 … Continue reading

Posted in Shaken and Stirred | 10 Comments

Keeping Abreast

Guido warns me about this post before I even write it.  “Do you EVER want to get laid again?” she asks.  “Do you know how long EVER is?” In response, I say: nothing,  Zero.  Zilchophonic.  I have read Paradise Lost, … Continue reading

Posted in Shaken and Stirred | 7 Comments

Hair Ye Hair Ye

Blogging Rule #303(b)(ii):  When stuck for subject matter, and feeling hostile, write about female body hair.  People will (1) hate you and (2) post hostile comments.  So here we go. Last week, the [Philadelphia] Daily News reported that the board … Continue reading

Posted in Gen. Snark, Maj. Snafu, Corp. Punishment | 9 Comments

Up Theirs (a continuing series)

So long as we’re having a blast with colons and colonoscopies, check out the latest episode of how a grateful nation treats its veterans: Officials say more than 3,000 patients at a Veterans Affairs hospital in Miami had colonoscopies with … Continue reading

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Peels Real Draft

Three inventive mates in Sydney (Australia) say they will bring to New Zealand an Aussie beer-lover’s fantasy: a bottle of brew with a woman on the label whose bikini disappears as the contents are consumed. Hamish Rosser, 34, and his … Continue reading

Posted in Shaken and Stirred | 4 Comments