No more excuses, no more confusion. Joe Paterno was not only aware of a cover–up about a child molester, he was the one who proposed the cover–up. I can’t even process this. I don’t have any particular tie to Paterno. I have family who went to Penn State, but I didn’t. The two times I […]Read more "Joe Paterno: Permanently Tarnished"
I don’t know if I’ve written about this before, but recently a coworker noted to me that “Crazy Train” is being used in a minivan ad. The initial emotional reaction, of course, is a sense of sacred betrayal. This song was a thing, Ozzy! You sold out, man! And it joins a long list of […]Read more "Selling Out"
I met up with Frylock this evening, and had a great time talking about everything: from people not reading entire articles and yet still reacting based on headlines, to the relative quality of Star Trek shows (we both agree that Voyager is the worst). And of course, since he’s more learned on the subject of […]Read more "Perspective"
While I wrote a long missive last year at the expense of my old pal Joey, this year I’m in the awkward position of finding myself just cataloging the short clips I have stored in my brain as funny moments that the two of us have shared. No real narrative, but a series of moments […]Read more "Happy Birthday Again to My Pal Joey"
The Schofield Kid Yeah, well, I guess they had it coming. Will Munny We all got it coming, kid. Today, I read something that just made the wind fall out of my sails a little bit more. I’d sort of snickered when DHS was forced to release its list of words to be monitored on […]Read more "We All Got It Comin’, Kid"
We’ve had a project in committee for more than a month, still struggling with the title of this thing. Since I’m developing the template and I’m all about making myself laugh, I plopped a joke name in there just as a placeholder. I chose Super Fun Happy Learning Sandwich. The project leader gave it a […]Read more "Super Fun Happy Learning Sandwich"
So I follow the tumblr blog Assimilate This! and I’ve re-posted from him before. But this…this just won the Internet for today, and good night. Assimilate this!.Read more "Party Rock Cantina Band: via Assimilate this!"