Monthly Archives: November 2010

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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I’m a Dork. Or, the Thomas McGuane Reading Tonight

Apparently I’m a dork.  Tonight I’m going to go to the Thomas McGuane reading down at the Tattered Cover Lodo location.  Now that doesn’t make me a dork.  What makes me a dork is I’m going by myself.  All by … Continue reading

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Not Paying Enough Attention to Packaging. Or, Anyone Have Any Good Matzo Flour Recipes

Anyone ever grab a product at the store and not pay enough attention to what the box actually says?  Perhaps get the product home and realize that it isn’t what you thought you were buying.  Ran into that problem myself … Continue reading

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Yes, This Is A Good Book. Please Shut Up Now.

I have noticed this compulsion among people who work in retail to strike up conversations with people who are reading.  I’m not sure why this is so, but the phenomenon certainly seems common enough.  The only thing I am certain … Continue reading

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Props to the Guy Who Ate His Sandwich Before Going to Hospital for Gunshot Wounds

I’ve met a lot of stubborn people in my time, but Miguel Soto takes the cake.  I gotta give this guy some props.  This guy gets shot and insists on eating his sandwich before going to the hospital to get … Continue reading

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Drunks on Buses

Drunks on public transportation seem to provide some of the best stories out there. I don’t know why this seems to be the case, but it’s true. I know I’ve seen stories of drunks on public transit (or crazy people, … Continue reading

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Time For Revolution: Girl Scout Cookies

I don’t know about you folks, but I’ve had all I can stand and I can’t stands no more.  I am, of course, referring to the Girl Scouts (not Bluto).  I think we’ve been good about this.  I think we’ve been … Continue reading

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