Monthly Archives: February 2012

Bring Out Your Dead….and Sprinkle ‘Em

The more you learn about this guy, the sillier he gets. Holocaust survivor and Nobel Prize winner Elie Wiesel on Tuesday called on Mitt Romney to tell the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints to stop doing proxy baptisms … Continue reading

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Bad Jeans

There are moments when I wonder how human being even survived without the kinds of technological improvements we take for granted today.  This is one of them: Last week, Montreal-based Naked & Famous Denim released its latest fashion: scented jeans. … Continue reading

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Four Play

This captures it nicely.    I had a few conversations over the weekend with folks who lean ‘Publican during which and some of the usual themes emerged, e.g., Obama is a socialist and he loves big government. These folks expressed … Continue reading

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Weekend Suds Report

The Oglala Sioux Tribe of South Dakota sued some of the world’s largest beer makers on Thursday, saying they knowingly contributed to devastating alcohol-related problems on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. The tribe said it wanted $500 million in damages … Continue reading

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Right Turn Only

Rush Limbaugh will soon have a new radio rival: Mike Huckabee, the former Arkansas governor who ran for the Republican presidential nomination four years ago and thought about running again this year….. Instead, he will be running a radio show … Continue reading

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Grandma What Big Eyes You Have

If I had this product yesterday, you would have seen this post already: Move over, coffee and Red Bull. A Harvard professor thinks the next big thing will be people inhaling their caffeine from a lipstick-sized tube. Critics say the … Continue reading

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Shitz und Giggles

I’m really sorry, but this turned me into a gigglin’ fool:  Piles of sauerkraut tumbled out of a truck on a busy German motorway and quickly froze to the autobahn surface, causing a massive traffic jam near Frankfurt during rush … Continue reading

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Livin’ On a Thin Line

Okay.  One last word on the Superbowl.  Specifically, on the half-time show: Among the many odd moments in Madonna’s epic, Roman Empire-themed halftime performance at this year’s Super Bowl, perhaps the oddest came when the Voguing queen walked up next … Continue reading

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Next Up

I bet I’m not the only one who is so thoroughly over the football season that by the time the Superbowl rolls around the major emotional response is relief.   But certainly not closure, not here in the nation’s dicktip, … Continue reading

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The Cancer Within

Not to get too personal about it, but cancer and I aren’t unacquainted.  (And by starting with 3 negatives in one short sentence, I emphasize my point, Subtle Sam that I am.) I never liked the way breast cancer and … Continue reading

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