Archive for September, 2008

Cops Keep Killing Dogs »

Yet another incident where Thugs in Blue shot a harmless dog.  This time they added insult to injury by stuffing the body into a plastic bag and leaving it by the curb as trash.  Doesn’t that make you happy that the boys in blue are there to protect you?

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Problem Solved »

Never underestimate the creativity of Americans.  Give us a problem and one of us will come up with a creative solution.  Big problems, little problems, we’ll take on all of them. We can even find solutions to problems that might seem intractable, like naked squirrels.

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Farewell, Paul Newman »

Congratulations, Paul. You lived an amazing, exciting life and entertained the hell out of us while you did it. Then you stepped out of your well known roles as a race car driver and actor and created products and a company that resulted in hundreds of millions of dollars going to charity. And you made […]

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Sarah Palin Scares Me »

A few years back the game “Would You Rather…” was inexplicably popular. “Would you rather have needles shoved in your eyes, or eat a dead rat that was rotting in a ditch?” The goal was to come up with the most disgusting selections possible. It was stupid, gross and pointless and I refused to play. […]

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Introducing – The Smartenizer »

Introducing The Smartenizer, a bi-weekly newsletter that will make you a bit smarter with every issue. Each issue of The Smartenizer will inform, educate, and smartenize you on a different subject. It will help you tweak, tune and optimize your bullshit meter. It will point to resources you can use for further smartenization. And it […]

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Large Hadron Collider Paranoia »

The end of the world has been delayed for two weeks while repairs are made on the LHC.  Paranoia over it creating a black hole that will destroy the universe are ridiculous.  The most it would do is destroy the solar system.  Hey, it’s been fun.  India’s media has been broadcasting all kinds of paranoid […]

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Something You’ll Never Need »

As an enthusiastic amateur chef I’m always looking for new food items and kitchen gadgets. Especially gadgets. Some gadgets are handy, some are just fun, and quite a few of them are useless. Recently I found the most useless kitchen gadget ever. Dean & Deluca, purveyors of high priced and overpriced goods, is selling an […]

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