Monthly Archives: December 2010

Shock Inflation (Language Warning)

So, Enrique Iglesias now has a song called “Tonight (I’m Fuckin’ You)”, with a radio-friendly version called “Tonight (I’m Lovin’ You).” I have to admit that when I first saw this, I had to go to allmusic.com to make sure … Continue reading

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News From A Former Hometown III: Electric Boogaloo

Although I’ve never tried the stuff, it was my understanding that weed makes one mellow. But I suppose there are always exceptions. Bonus points to the reporter for trying to put a light-hearted spin on random violence in the first … Continue reading

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Are You Sure That’s How You Want to Sell This?

Listening to the news last night, I heard a reporter say the lame-duck Congress had produced “the most accomplishments perhaps since the Great Society.” Yep. And that’s been an unqualified success…

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A Christmas Tune

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It’s Always the Clowns, Isn’t It?

Man sues for being blinded by thrown candy.

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Rationality, the Garage and Prog

“I’m not schizophrenic, I’m bloody quadrophenic!” — Jimmy the Mod. I had some unpleasant and depressing things to do yesterday, so Mrs. M in her wisdom sent me down the Interstate to Real City, where I made my usual rounds … Continue reading

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Yes, I’m a Terrible Person….

but… Headline: “Mental Health Needs Seen Growing at Colleges.” First response: “And that’s probably just the faculty.”  

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