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Farmer John

In the break room at work yesterday someone had laid out some movie coupons. Good for three days only, the coupons could be used to see a movie at any Marcus theater for only $3.00. This is an interesting marketing technique by theaters to get movie patrons to come back – as long as they […]

Falling Asleep

3 Things you can do right before bed that will make it hard to fall asleep: Take a diet pill Think about your future Read the newspaper

Doesn’t Have Much To Do With Firewalls

Being fresh out of unwatched Netflix DVD’s and in need of some entertainment, I went to the theater to see Firewall last night. Despite there being some questionable tech(*) and having nothing to do with firewalls, it was a satisfying action-thriller. Mary Lynn Rajskub played the secretary in all her I’m-kinda-hot-in-an-Emily-Watson-kinda-way glory. Here are some […]

The Rising Cost of Gas -or- The Freshmaker Takes On New Meaning

Man alive. I’ve had super bad gas the last couple days. Very unusual for me, especially at this “really shouldn’t leave the house” level. Jackson Gastroentology reports these foods as contributors to gas: Legumes: Especially dried beans and peas, baked beans, soy beans, lima beans Milk Products: Milk, ice cream, cheese Vegetables: Cabbage, broccoli, Brussels […]

Salvador Dali vrs. Salvia Divinorum

Very similar names, and they both make you see melting clocks. I took a big hit of the latter this weekend and these things happened: Felt very light headed Lost all balance Earth’s Gravity Changed Fell on floor giggling like a schoolgirl The TV started mocking me Tried to stand up and fell Threw dirty […]


Why buy used when you can buy a Kia? I dunno, here are some pretty good reasons: Kias are pieces of shit Kias are ugly as shit Kias have shit for resale value New Kias don’t have even close to the safety and reliability ratings that even 5-year old Honda’s have You aren’t going to […]

King Kong

I went to go see King Kong last night. I was a little tired to begin with, so the first hour or so was putting me right to sleep, but not to fret, almost the entire last two-thirds of the movie is high-power actionriffic. There was even a completely gratuitous scene in this rocky valley […]


I saw the Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch, & The Wardrobe last night. I found it entirely enjoyable. Here are some things that I learned: Even after 100 years of winter, there are only about 6 inches of fresh powder Little English Girls are cute Older English Girls are cute You can become […]

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