Monthly Archives: September 2010

Meowt of her Mind

Police found 20…frozen kittens in a basement of a home [on Ardmore Ave. in Upper Darby. PA].  The row home belonged to the mother of 58-year-old Denise Ann Merget, the gun-waving Upper Darby woman that was taken into custody on … Continue reading

Posted in NIMBY | 6 Comments

I’m A Believer

The story has been out there, but what the Hades: Researchers from the independent Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life phoned more than 3,400 Americans and asked them 32 questions about the Bible, Christianity and other world religions, famous … Continue reading

Posted in Gen. Snark, Maj. Snafu, Corp. Punishment | 22 Comments

Phightin Phillies Phantastic Phinish

Congratulations, Phillies!  National League East Division Winners for the fourth consecutive year. The party is still raging in the City of Bodily Harm, where they understand the only use of  a “world cup” is for drinking out of, or protecting … Continue reading

Posted in Playing With Balls | 7 Comments

Shoe Flyer

I met Radicchio R.  Peggio, Sr. about 15 years ago when I was raising money for the International Game Fish Association.  He was just another ridiculously wealthy recreational angler who fished all over the world: IGFA had lots of them … Continue reading

Posted in Shaken and Stirred | 6 Comments

No Change in Score, Though

The seventh game of the 1960 World Series is considered by fans to be one of the greatest baseball games of all time.  It turns out Bing Crosby – yes, the one and only Bing, before the “el” was added … Continue reading

Posted in Playing With Balls | 4 Comments

Update: Rubble Rouser

As I indicated in my reply to commenter Sharpo yesterday, I got my facts wrong about the Great Southern Eyesore and need to clarify.  Most importantly, the price tag is $100,000, not “millions” as I speculated, and it isn’t coming … Continue reading

Posted in News From the Nation's Dicktip | 4 Comments

“Corruption on Steroids”

Pardon the lengthy cut-and-paste, but this is very good stuff and you’ll like it: BELL, Calif. – The investigators from the District Attorney’s office showed up at the mayor’s house early Tuesday morning, arrest warrant and battering ram in hand, … Continue reading

Posted in NIMBY | 5 Comments