Monthly Archives: July 2012

How to Stay Dark and Thin While Orgasmically Glowing

Very useful information from the Miami Hurled’s wire services.  I wonder if Journatics is responsible?  Anyway: A study in the Journal of Nutrition indicates that high-flavanol cocoa protects skin from UV rays. No, not when you slather it on the … Continue reading

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Gunnin’ For to Carry Me Home

A Detroit woman who hugged an off-duty police officer this weekend died when his holstered handgun suddenly went off, WDIV Detroit reports.  Adaisha Miller, 24, began dancing with Officer Issac Parrish at a party, wrapping her arms around him, when … Continue reading

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Farewell to Alms

I spoke to a former colleague who’s been looking for a job.   Like me, she has largely wasted her skills and talent in the under-compensating and degrading non-profit world, and is trying to find a new position in a market … Continue reading

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“Snake Pliskin in my cab!”

Ernest Borgnine died.  He was 95. Great actor, even if you include his embarrassing role in McHale’s Navy.  My favorite was the his part as the cab driver in Escape From New York. Obit here.

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A Line in the Sand

The story of the 21 year old Hallandale lifeguard who was fired after saving a life has gotten both better and worse since it was first reported: The south Florida lifeguard fired for leaving his post so he could save … Continue reading

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Wrong Raul

Raul Castro, 96-year-old former US ambassador and Arizona governor, detained at Border Patrol checkpoint — msnbc Yeah, but you gotta obey the rauls.

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Valor, Corporate America Style

Or, a classic tale of No Good Deed Goes Unpunished. As lifeguards are paid and trained to do, Tomas Lopez rushed down the beach to rescue a drowning man — and then got fired for it. The problem: Lopez stepped … Continue reading

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“Enter at High Risk”

Or better yet, don ‘t enter at all. Happy Birthday, America.

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On Drugs

This is big national news, so locally, we ignored it. Prescription drug giant GlaxoSmithKline will plead guilty and pay $3 billion to resolve federal criminal and civil inquiries arising from the company’s illegal promotion of some of its products, its … Continue reading

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Hodge Podge

Wow.  I got nothin.’ Like that stops me.  And look at the patriotic graphic! (1)  Summer has arrived and it’s about fucking time.  But have you noticed how chilly the mornings are?  Guido and I are still waging pre-dawn war … Continue reading

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