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A Friendly Tip from Auntie Beldame

Wednesday, November 19, 2014      1 comments

Never eat bacon the night before you go to have your cholesterol checked.... Read more

Sneaking Around with Journey and Night Ranger, or: Happy Birthday, Dave.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014      0 comments

Today would have been my brother's 55th birthday. In honor of this, I would like tell the story about one of the best Christmas presents I ever received: When I was in middle school, my holy-roller Christian school had a strict "No Secula... Read more

Fad Diets

Wednesday, November 12, 2014      0 comments

Interesting article on io9 today: http://io9.com/10-types-of-d
iet-books-that-prove-you-c
ant-eat-anything-1654378939 I'm going to print this out an make some copies, so that the next time some paleo enthusiast starts happing about ... Read more

On Razors

Monday, November 10, 2014      0 comments

Occam's Razor, also known as the Law of Economy or the Law of Parsimony: Plurality should not be posited without necessity, or: of two competing theories, the simpler explanation of an entity is preferred. Hanlon's Razor: Never attribut... Read more

An Inspirational Statement.

Tuesday, September 09, 2014      0 comments

Hello, hip bones! Long time, no see!... Read more

The Biggest @#$%#!! Loser

Monday, September 08, 2014      0 comments

First of all, I generally avoid "reality" shows (with the exception of Hoarding: Buried Alive and Mountain Monsters), and I really don't see the entertainment value of this one other than perhaps schadenfreude. So I don't watch it. However, I ... Read more

Exaltations and Hearts on Sleeves with Icewater

Thursday, August 21, 2014      0 comments

Two men went up into the temple to pray; the one a Pharisee, and the other a publican. The Pharisee stood and prayed thus with himself, God, I thank thee, that I am not as other men are, extortioners, unjust, adulterers, or even as this publi... Read more

Goondocks.

Thursday, August 21, 2014      0 comments

During the course of a few interwebz exchanges as of late, this occurred to me: The interwebz at its inception, which was created by nerds so that they could look at naked girls and insult one another, was like a clubhouse for malefactors, mis... Read more

MAGIC .SQL

Monday, August 11, 2014      1 comments

OPTION ERROR=0 missing=' ' NODATE NONUMBER LS=256; PROC SQL; CREATE TABLE UNICORN as Select * from MYTHICAL_CREATURES WHERE mc_creature_type = 'unicorn' ; RUN; QUIT: PROC SQL; CREATE TABLE LEPRECHAUN as Select* from MYTHIC... Read more

Words of the Day

Thursday, August 07, 2014      0 comments

florescense \flor-ESS-unss\, noun: a state or period of being in bloom or flourishing. Etymology: 1793, from Modern Latin florescentia, from Latin florescentem (nominative florescens) "blooming," present participle of florescere "to begin to... Read more

Words of the Day

Wednesday, August 06, 2014      0 comments

taradiddle \ta-ra-DID-l\, noun: 1. a small lie; fib. 2. pretentious nonsense. Etymology: origin unknown. First Known Use: circa 1796 chicane \shih-KAYN\, verb: to use deception: to trick or cheat. Etymology: from an archaic verb chi... Read more

Oh, Shut Up and Put On a Shirt.

Tuesday, August 05, 2014      1 comments

I have a couple of problems with this. 1) Women are so ridiculous; things like this are why I identify as a misogynist 2) 5 babies = 1-pc. or tankini, sweetie; didn't you get the memo? 3) "Mocked and ridiculed/pointing and laughing" - I do... Read more

Grand Designs

Wednesday, July 30, 2014      1 comments

from Rush's Power Windows, 1985. Lyrics: Neil Peart A to B...different degrees. So much style without substance So much stuff without style It's hard to recognize the real thing It comes along once in a while Like a rare a... Read more

Cumulative Aspartame Consumption

Thursday, July 24, 2014      1 comments

Taking January 1, 1984 as an approximate start date (which is roughly on or about when Equal and Diet Coke with Aspartame hit the market): 30 years, 6 months, 24 days, or 1,594 weeks. Averaging approximately 18 12 oz. cans of Diet Coke a week ... Read more

Earworm of the Day

Wednesday, July 23, 2014      0 comments

W.A.S.P. : "Forever Free." EPIC. www.youtube.com/watch?v=P25h
Bk8LmUM What's more metal than a sawblade codpiece? NOTHIN', that's what. According to Wikipedia, Blackie Lawless is worth $9 million. You're welcome.... Read more


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