Monthly Archives: July 2008

That Guy

You know how when you drive on unfamiliar roads during rush hour it’s really stressful because everyone else drives to work on them 250 times a year and they know ‘em like the backs of their hands and you’re trying … Continue reading

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Under Pressure

I really gotta post something one of these days, but the San Diego Comic-Con has robbed me of several years’ worth of brain cells, and I had none I could really spare. So I shall leave you with this utterly … Continue reading

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Domino’s Scientists Test Limits of What Humans Will Eat

I love pizza. I love The Onion. Put the two together and there can be no bad result.  …okay, that was a foolish foolish thing to have said. But this is awesome: http://www.theonion.com/content/themes/common/assets/videoplayer/flvplayer.swfDomino’s Scientists Test Limits Of What Humans Will … Continue reading

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What a Fetting

I am a geek. This comes as news to no one. Yet I’ve never come close to understanding why the hell Boba Fett is as popular as he is. I don’t think I even noticed him the first half-dozen times … Continue reading

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In Memoriam

The Defense Department last week identified the following American military personnel killed in Afghanistan and Iraq or who died at a U.S. hospital of their injuries: Sergio S. Abad, 21, of Morganfield, Ky.; private first class, Army. Abad was among nine … Continue reading

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Stephen Colbert’s The Wørd: Priceless

So my second-favorite Catholic had a piece last night which was great, even by his standards:  Folks, everybody knows I’m a huge fan of market forces.  It’s always bugged me when people say you can’t put a monetary value on … Continue reading

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Loudon Wainwright III’s “Daughter”

This is a man who has very clearly had female offspring.  Round about these here parts, we refer to this piece as “Senator Smoosh’s Theme Song.” 

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