Monthly Archives: November 2010

Thanksgiving Week Part 1: Be Careful With the Olives

I’m thinking of doing a week of Thanksgiving memories here on my blog, so we’ll start today with a cautionary note about black olives.  After that we’ll see whether I go for a whole week with this or not, but … Continue reading

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The Need for More Airport Security

I’ve heard a lot of people talking about whether airport security goes too far with the whole body scanning/pat down thing.  Whether or not the current procedures go too far, I certainly don’t think they work good enough.  I talked … Continue reading

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The Evolutionary Disadvantage of Tastiness

I found myself contemplating how strange it is that the tastiness of animals such as cows, chickens, and pigs has not bred itself out due to natural selection.  There are certainly critters out there who have a foul taste which … Continue reading

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Don’t Speak Ill of the Dead, But You Probably Don’t Need to Grant Them Pardons: Jim Morrison

My head hurts.  That kind of pain caused only by the oddity of other people.  It seems that the outgoing governor of Florida wants to grant Jim Morrison a pardon for his indecent exposure incident that stemmed from an incident … Continue reading

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National Opt Out Day is a Bad Idea: Clusterfuck at the Airport

I have to say that I think this National Opt Out Day that some people who are upset about the newest airport security procedures are advocating is an intensely bad idea.  To give you an idea, the concept being advocated … Continue reading

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Please, Don’t Make People Eat Their Beards

Okay, I must ask you all not to make people eat their own beards.  I know we all get mad some times and overreact.  I know this. I do it myself. I’m not proud of that fact, but it’s still … Continue reading

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Dear Lord, People Are Actually Playing Quidditch

People are actually getting together to play Quidditch.  Dear Lord, they are really getting together to play Quidditch.  A tournament no less.  I really don’t get this. Has fandom gone too far? I admit, I’m not the biggest Harry Potter … Continue reading

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