Monthly Archives: April 2011

Royal Weeding Day

Dear Brits:  You reap what you sow.  Please pass the fertilizer.

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Okla || Homa

The Oklahoma House on Monday voted to name “Swing Low Sweet Chariot” as the state’s official gospel song….. The measure, which was already approved by the Senate, passed the House by a vote of 89-0 and now heads to Governor … Continue reading

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President Sequel

Hilarious Update: Republican leaders on Thursday slammed President Obama’s release of his detailed birth certificate as a distraction from the nation’s real concerns and attempted to point the finger at him for bringing heightened media attention to it. — Washington … Continue reading

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Doh! Re: Me Me Me Me Me

It’s a graying one-liner now: If you remember the 60s, you probably weren’t there.  You may substitute any seminal event from the era — Woodstock, Stonewall, Monterey, Kent State, Chicago — but the point is what it is and you … Continue reading

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Hoi, Mites! Watchiss, ain!!

That’s transliterated Cockney for the punch line of the old joke:  What are the most commonly-uttered last words by a redneck?  “Hey fellers!  Watch this!” A 23-year-old British stuntman was killed after a safety net failed during his “human cannonball” … Continue reading

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Social Media

A [34 year old] northern Colorado woman who was playing a game on Facebook while her 13-month-old baby drowned in a full bathtub was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison. According to court documents, Johnson put her son in … Continue reading

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Earth Day Musings

Ocala, FL — The suspected ringleader of a group arrested for allegedly luring a 15-year-old boy to a Florida home, shooting him several times, burning his body in a fire pit and putting the remains into paint cans, could face … Continue reading

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Damn! That Felt Good

Researchers at Keele University in the UK have found that swearing can have a painkilling power, especially for people that don’t regularly curse. [S]cientists conducted an experiment [where] student volunteers submerged their arms into a bucket of icy water while … Continue reading

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Sticky Sticky Love

The president-elect of the American College of Surgeons resigned his position Sunday after weeks of controversy surrounding a Valentine’s Day editorial he wrote touting the mood-enhancing effects of semen on women during unprotected sex. The editorial cited research that found … Continue reading

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That’s Why We Have a Post Office

“[P]aying controllers to sleep will not be part of what we do at the FAA…. We’re not going to pay controllers to nap.” — Sec of Transportation Ray LaHood  [Via]

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