Monthly Archives: October 2012

Too Big To Feel?

5-11, 300.  5-4, 250.  A quarterback hollering signals at the scrimmage line?  A  numbers runner calling in his bets?  Minister Louis Farrakhan, chanting? The percentage of Americans more than 100 pounds overweight, classified as severely obese, jumped by 70%, almost … Continue reading

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The Elephant On the Road

Hell, this could’ve happened to anybody. A man who told state police he swerved to avoid an elephant in the roadway when he crashed his car on I-295 in Delaware has been arrested and charged with his seventh DUI offense. … Continue reading

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Dr. Barry Commoner

Barry Commoner died.  I thought he left us years ago. Damn.  I guess he got tired of beating his head against a wall and just withdrew. Among the few silly things he did in a remarkable life was run for … Continue reading

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Two for the Show

Monday morning feels so bad. Everybody seems to naaaaaaaaaaaaaaag.  Me. Does everybody know and love this song?  Do all of you know who (a) wrote and sang the original, and (2) what their relationship is to AC/DC?  (ha!  Got you … Continue reading

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