Monthly Archives: November 2011

A Kiss on the Lips Can Be Tres Continental…

……but not palatable.  The Benetton clothing company has withdrawn an ad featuring a fake photo of Pope Benedict XVI kissing a top Egyptian imam on the lips after the Vatican denounced it as an unacceptable provocation….Benetton had said its “Unhate” … Continue reading

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Bottoms Up

According to experts — if that’s the right term — teenagers are getting high by inserting tampons soaked in vodka. “It gets absorbed directly into the bloodstream. There’s no barrier, there’s no stomach acid to prevent it,” one official said….”I … Continue reading

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School’s Out For Summer….School’s Lout Forever

If you’d like an insight on why Miami-Dade public schools under-perform, look no further than the excuse-makers in charge. In an essay published in Sunday’s Miami Hurled, school board member Renier Diaz de la Portilla takes exception to a remark … Continue reading

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Touchee

“You can say lots of bad things about pedophiles but at least they drive slowly past school zones.” — Jerry Sandusky, in his newly released book, “Touched”

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Technical Foul

I’ve got a real busy week in my face, but I can’t resist this little trip-up in today’s Miami Hurled: Manny Pacquiao may have overwhelmed larger foes during the past three years, but familiar nemesis Juan Manuel Marquez remains the … Continue reading

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Red White and Blooze

Happy Veterans Day, everyone. This is a good day to refresh your sense of outrage at the way this country treats its veterans.   Please have a look at this story about dumping veterans’ remains in a landfill without informing families, … Continue reading

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Have You Seen the Little Pigskins Playing in the Dirt?

Seems like there’s been a lot of very disturbing news around lately (yeah, if “lately” means “forever”), but the story that has haunted me personally is this atrocious business at Penn State University. The sordid details are emerging like a … Continue reading

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Going My Way?

[I]n Zimbabwe, a trio of women in their 20s are being charged for sex attacks of 17 men. When their car was involved in an accident on Friday, police found the women — Rosemary Chakwizira, 24, Sophie Nhokwara, 26, and … Continue reading

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Presidential Erections

Oh, enough already.  I’ve lost count, but I think we’re at four — four women announcing to the world that Republican wannabe candidate Herman “Raisin” Cain inappropriately unsheathed his sword of lust in their direction. I’m  convinced.  I had my … Continue reading

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The Spawn of Sigmund Fraud

A well-known psychologist in the Netherlands whose work has been published widely in professional journals falsified data and made up entire experiments, an investigating committee has found. Experts say the case exposes deep flaws in the way science is done … Continue reading

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