Monthly Archives: March 2014

Play Bawl!

Believe it or not, baseball season started over a week ago, on Saturday March 22nd. The Arizona Diamondbacks played the Los Angeles Dodgers twice — in Sydney, Australia. The Dodgers won both. Then there was no baseball at all until … Continue reading

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Hot Air

White House Unveils Plans to Cut Methane Emissions —NYTimes Long story short: Joe Biden took a vow of silence.

Posted in Gen. Snark, Maj. Snafu, Corp. Punishment | 3 Comments

Sorry, All Bats Are Off.

To help quell its first Ebola outbreak, the West African nation of Guinea has banned bat soup. Bats are believed to be the natural reservoirs of the filovirus that causes Ebola, and fruit bats are a popular food in West … Continue reading

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Squatology 101

As it heads for hospice gasping its last, this blog will address several of queries that arrive via comments and emails. For example, Where did the name Squathole come from? There are several plausible responses: 1.  The blog’s semi-anonymous administrator … Continue reading

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The Good The Bad and The Ugly

Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief is under investigation, accused of violating state ethics laws by filing financial disclosures with shall-we-say errors. Innocent oversights, I’m sure. Rounding errors. Inadvertent slips of the old abacus. Whatever, we’re used to this shit here … Continue reading

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New Mexican Diet Food Discovered!

With Cinqo de Mayo right around the corner, and every other weekend and other excuse to drink to excess in between, here’s wonderful news: A new study suggests that agavins, the sugars found in the plant used to make tequila, … Continue reading

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Arms and The Man (what else?)

MIAMI — A new administrative policy bans police officers from taking their guns next time they attend a Miami city commission meeting unless they are assigned to City Hall or handling a call. The new rule follows a protest in … Continue reading

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