Monthly Archives: July 2011

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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Apparently Even The Amount Of Books I Buy Was Not Enough To Save Borders

Well, I guess even the number of books I buy every year was not enough to save Borders, they are going to liquidate and close all their remaining stores.  Caput.  Finito.  Stone dead.  No more Borders. I know some of … Continue reading

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Really? Smacking Rupert Murdoch In The Face With A Paper Plate Covered In Shaving Foam “is a far better thing…than [you] have ever done before?”

As excited as I normally am to see anybody using literary references, I have to say that I was a bit weirded out to see this article.  Apparently, Jonnie Marbles walked up and smacked Rupert Murdoch in the face with … Continue reading

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Just Put Mubarak On Trial Already!

People seem to like open letters, so here’s an open letter to those in power in Egypt: put Mubarak on trial already.  Every day things keep switching back and forth.  He’s dying.  No he’s not.  Just put him on trial … Continue reading

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I Hope Tonight’s Idina Menzel Concert Is As Good As Last Year, Even Without The Focus On Her Breasts

Well, tonight is the Idina Menzel concert at Red Rocks and I hope it is as good as the show we saw last year at the orchestra hall downtown, even if they don’t focus so much on her breasts this … Continue reading

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