Monthly Archives: December 2011

Verizon Attempts To Kill Itself: $2 Convenience Fee For Online Payments

Verizon just couldn’t take it.  They couldn’t handle how much success they were having.  It was keeping them up at night that they were the big boy of the US cell phone market and were going to stay that way … Continue reading

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Trying To Figure Out Who To Be Most Pissed At

Right now I’m trying to figure out who to be most pissed at.  I have several choices and all are tempting.  MAC Cosmetics?  UPS?  Regardless, I’m getting really pissed off here.  I’m just trying to figure out who to be … Continue reading

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Thinking Of People Luckier Than Me: The Upcoming University Of Nebraska MFA In Writing Residency

Well, it’s that time again.  Time again for me to be jealous of the people heading down to the University of Nebraska MFA in Writing residency down at the Lied Lodge in Nebraska City.  People are probably starting to head … Continue reading

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Cartoons I Hated And Am Embarrassed To Have Watched

There are quite a few cartoons that I hated and am embarrassed to admit that I still watched.  I don’t mean ones that were just bad, these are actually ones I hated and watched anyway.  Obviously, I used to watch … Continue reading

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Products I Consider Entirely Worthless.

There are a lot of products out there that just seem entirely worthless to me.  There was a Dilbert cartoon one time where a telemarketing Elbonian informed a caller that the requested software was out of stock, but would perhaps … Continue reading

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I Suppose I Believed In Satan Longer Than Most Kids

I suppose I believed in Satan longer than most kids did.  Certainly long after the other kids in my class stopped believing. “Oh yeah?” I’d say when they’d tell me there was no Satan.  “Who is the source of all … Continue reading

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Argument Over Santa Reveals Differences In Perception of Cost/Income

At this time of year I find myself remembering a time when a friend and I took it upon ourselves to inform one of our other friends about Santa.  I’m not sure why, but kids that no longer believe in … Continue reading

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At What Point Should I Remove Non-Posting Friend’s Blogs From My Blogroll?

I tend to post pretty regularly on this blog.  Every day in fact, short of a handful of exceptions since I started this blog.  I know not everybody posts that regularly, but it’s what I do, and I try not … Continue reading

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Just As Punishment Should Fit Crimes, Escape Efforts Should Fit Crimes

I think we’ve all seen the cop shows where people stopped for relatively minor infractions take off from the police and end up in vast trouble for engaging in a dangerous high-speed chase.  I could at least somewhat understand if … Continue reading

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Why The Hell Is Hugh Hefner Dressing Up Lindsay Lohan As Marilyn Monroe?

I don’t really give a rat’s ass that Lindsay Lohan is naked and/or nude in Playboy (or soon to be if the issue hasn’t released yet, it’s hard to tell with all the leaked cover coverage), but I do really … Continue reading

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