A Friendly Tip from Auntie Beldame
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.
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
Interesting article on io9 today:
I'm going to print this out an make some copies, so that the next time some paleo enthusiast starts happing about ... Read more
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.
Never attribut... Read more
An Inspirational Statement.
Hello, hip bones! Long time, no see!... Read more
The Biggest @#$%#!! Loser
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
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
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
OPTION ERROR=0 missing=' ' NODATE NONUMBER LS=256;
CREATE TABLE UNICORN as
Select * from MYTHICAL_CREATURES
mc_creature_type = 'unicorn'
CREATE TABLE LEPRECHAUN as
Select* from MYTHIC... Read more
Words of the Day
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
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.
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
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
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
W.A.S.P. : "Forever Free."
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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