Monthly Archives: January 2011

Don’t Burn the Mummies

Now, I don’t know the full story but I was horrified to hear that some of the rioters in Cairo had broken into a museum there and destroyed a mummy.  I just can’t understand this.  Why destroy antiquities?  What is … Continue reading

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What Do You Mean, ‘Again?’ – The Columbia Shuttle Disaster

Yesterday I posted about the Challenger shuttle disaster back in 1986, so it seems only fair to take today to talk about the Columbia shuttle disaster back in 2003.  Fair is fair, right?  I mean, the Columbia disaster didn’t affect … Continue reading

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Sympathy For My Fourth Grade Teacher: 25th Anniversary Of The Challenger Disaster

I just noticed on a news article that today is the 25th anniversary of the Challenger disaster.  Because of that, I wanted to take today’s post to give a little sympathy to my fourth grade teacher (as well as all … Continue reading

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Going Medieval In The War On Drugs: Pot Catapaults

Ok, this is fucking hysterical.  The war on drugs is over, the drugs have won.  Call it off.  Sign the armistice agreement.  Maybe, if we’re lucky, they’ll let those of us who don’t want to do drugs not do so.  … Continue reading

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The Irony In The Failure Of The Pro-Recall Jim Suttle Effort In Omaha

I have noted a certain irony in the fact that the attempted Omaha recall of Mayor Jim Suttle has failed.  (Keep in mind, at least one article reports that some mail in ballots remain to be counted, though it is … Continue reading

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Why Was David Bowie Cast In Labyrinth? I Shall Explain.

Most people know that Labyrinth was a kick as movie and David Bowie was cool as hell in it (anyone who disagrees probably accidentally saw Krull instead and was not aware of the mistake).  What people may not know, is … Continue reading

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I Guess Jack LaLane’s Power Juicer Isn’t As Good As I Thought

Well, I think I may have formed an over-inflated impression of Jack LaLane’s Power Juicer™, as I just heard that Jack LaLane has died.  Admittedly, the guy died at the age of 96 (of respiratory failure due to pneumonia).  Still, … Continue reading

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