Monthly Archives: December 2011

Cancelled Czech

Vaclev Havel died and that’s all I have to say at the moment, because while it was inevitable as life itself, it’s a giant loss to the living. His achievements were never fully appreciated outside the relatively small circle of … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday

Ludwig Van Beethoven 1770- 1827 (De-composing since.)

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Their Hero

That’s Newt Gingrich — “faithful Republican, unfaithful husband.”  The billboard is in Morrisville, PA, erected (sorry) by Ashley Madison, “the world’s premier extra-marital dating site with over 12 million members in 17 countries.”  Home of “Life Is Short — Have An affair.” … Continue reading

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Hair Hair!

It must be that special time of year when Guido goes fucking Pluto.  You know, daytime. “You need a haircut,” she tells me, which is right.  I do.  But she mentions this at 3:30 AM after I ease my way … Continue reading

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Leaps to the Forefront

Cockroach haters beware: scientists have discovered a roach that jumps…..The newly discovered leaproach…looks like a cockroach but acts like a grasshopper…can jump up to 50 body lengths in a single jump. — NYTimes It’s only a matter of time before this … Continue reading

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For The Foodies

Does everybody know the joke that ends, “You have a pig that good, you don’t eat it all at once”? Well, here’s the pig.

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Lick Her Control. Bored?

File this under “What Were They Thinking?” An ad meant to warn young adults about the links between heavy drinking and rape has been pulled by Pennsylvania’s Liquor Control Board…..Critics said it was another example of suggesting victims are to … Continue reading

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We Don’t Buy No Education

Believe it or not, the following is taken from a letter to the Miami Hurled, not the comics page: Albert Pujols has signed a contract with the Los Angeles Angels worth $254 million over 10 years. I have been teaching … Continue reading

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….or Are You Just Glad to See Me?

We haven’t heard all that much about this one locally: [T]wo months after a new law made it easier to bring concealed guns into the Capitol, the Senate security force has installed special alert buttons on the phone of every … Continue reading

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Whose Nuts Roasting on an Open Fire?

A teevee station serving the Penn State area reports that Jerry Sandusky has posted bail and will return home to start a seasonal job with a local mall while awaiting arraignment on rape charges. Station WTF reports the self-proclaimed horse-arounder-with-naked-boys-in-locker-room-showers … Continue reading

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