Monthly Archives: July 2011

I Reveal The Secret New Government Plan To Fix Unemployment!

That’s right, I am about to reveal the secret new government plan to fix the current unemployment problem.  Be careful, this secret new plan is highly classified.  It was only through listening at locked doors, highly placed bribes, and wild … Continue reading

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Sorry, But I Will Likely NOT Be Seeing “Cowboys & Aliens”

Cowboys & Aliens makes my head hurt.  Just because of its very existence, a migrane starts to form deep in my brain.  I’m sure some of my friends will think I’m elitist on this, but I have no intention of … Continue reading

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I Don’t Get What Is The Big Deal About The IKEA Opening In Colorado: It’s A Furniture Store, Not A Way Of Life

Okay, I’m just going to say at the start that I really don’t get what the big deal is about the IKEA opening in Centennial, Colorado.  I really don’t.  It’s a furniture store.  That’s it.  It is not a way … Continue reading

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David Wu – I Defended You Over The Tiger Suit Thing, But I’m Not Sticking By You Regarding Unwanted Sexual Advances

I defended David Wu when there was all the hubbub because he sent out pictures of himself dressed in a tiger suit, but I’m not sticking by him on the allegations that he made unwanted sexual advances.  I thought he might … Continue reading

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Chinese Scientists Do The Impossible, They Prove Time Travel Impossible

Now, I may be speaking out of my ass here, I often do, but I took a bit of umbrage (just a smidgen) at this article announcing that Chinese scientists have proved time travel impossible.  Now, I am no physicist … Continue reading

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Happy One Year Birthday To My Blog!

As of today I have been posting on this blog for one year.  Happy one year blogging anniversary! Well, sort of at least.  I started the blog on July 25, 2010, but I didn’t start posting every day until July … Continue reading

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Ruth Fowler And I Just Don’t See Eye To Eye On “The Tiger’s Wife” Or MFA Programs

Like a lot of people, I got a bit charged up when I read Ruth Fowler’s review of Téa Obreht’s The Tiger’s Wife in The Huffington Post.  Frankly, I’d never read Fowler or Obreht at that point, but other than saying … Continue reading

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Congrats to the Summer 2011 University Of Nebraska MFA In Writing Graduates

I would like to congratulate the summer 2011 graduates of the University of Nebraska MFA in Writing program.  I’m pretty sure that the graduation will have finished by the time that this posts, so congrats to everybody.  You’ve all worked … Continue reading

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Which Is A Better Investment In These Economic Times, Gold Or Munitions?

You know, anytime the economy goes south you start hearing all sorts of people talking about how everyone should invest in gold.  Personally, I think munitions are a better place to put your money.  I know I’m not alone on … Continue reading

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It Feels Weird That I’m Undecided About Kim Kardashian Suing Old Navy For The “Super C-U-T-E” Commercial

I know this isn’t even something I should be paying attention to, but I actually looked into this (see this article) after hearing that Kim Kardashian was suing Old Navy over their “Super C-U-T-E” commercial.  I looked into it, and … Continue reading

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