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Celebrity Causes

I read this Reuters article on Yahoo! news this morning: The blond star of the film “The Dukes of Hazzard” still plans to visit Washington on Thursday to lobby members of Congress on behalf of Operation Smile, a non-profit venture offering free plastic surgery for disadvantaged children overseas with facial deformities. Allow me to rephrase: […]

Could you sleep with wires glued to your head?

I went in for a sleep study last night at the hospital. I was pretty sure I didn’t have any sleeping problems, but my general doctor wanted to rule it out as a potential factor in my inability to lose weight. OK, I said, what the hell. I chalked it off as a new experience […]

Guns save life

Driving the East-West interstate across Illinois into Indiana is quite the introduction to the Bible Belt. There is a slew of hilarious Jesus billboards and a lot of pro-gun signs. The signs usually tell some kind of short story and then end with “Guns save life.” There are are three ways to interpret this: Multiple […]

This appears to be some kind of blog post.

My literary pet peeve lately has been the use of “some kind of”. Here is an example from the X-Files: “What is that?” “It appears to be some kind of storage facility.” The reason its annoying is because it pompously suggests that the speaker is very knowledgeable when it comes to storage facilities. So knowledgeable […]

This is some preeemo shit, dude.

I know it’s the cool thing to do lately to hate hippies. But let it be known, I’ve been hating hippies since long before it was cool, and I even used to be one (or at least I thought I was). Allow me to present some of my research: 1. Attitude “Make love, not war.” […]

Push Pins

Everybody’s got ’em. Here are the different colors of push pins I have in my push pin tin: Yellow Clear Red Blue Red Clear Red Light Blue Silver Purple Dark Blue Here are some colors for push pins that aren’t stupid: White Black

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