Everybody Loves Excuses

I'm attending yet another work conference this week (for those of you keeping score, that's three in six weeks), so this week's postings will be desultory. Also: desultory!

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When Goofballs Mate

The Queen: Wow, the kitties love that poultry-flavored hairball medicine I bought. Me: You're kidding. The Queen: Seriously. They hated the last kind, but I just gave them this new stuff and they were, like, purring with happiness. Now they're all excited and running around the house like a bunch of wild Indians. Me: Ahem! We do not say "running

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Blog Entry

Opened last week: Boat Trip! Opening next week: Phone Booth! What the hell? Is the International Society Of Guys Who Come Up With Clever Movie Titles on strike or something? Coming Soon: Movie: The Motion Picture!

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White House: Bush Still Undecided On Iraq War

In response to reporters asking if Operation Iraqi Freedom might last months, White House press secretary Ari Fleischer today condemned the media for assuming that an invasion of Iraq was a foregone conclusion. "I think it's premature to ask how long a war will last before the President has even decided whether to attack [Iraq]," Fleischer said, reiterating comments made

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The Bad Review Revue

Basic: "So astonishingly awful it becomes a sort of kinky pleasure; just when you think Travolta has fallen to the bottom of the barrel, he pulls out a shovel and dons his miner's helmet to see what lies beneath." -- Robert Wilonsky, DALLAS OBSERVER Dreamcatcher: "As five or six bad movies squished together, it almost seems like a bargain. "

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Otta Wha-?!

Bush visit to Canada in doubt OTTAWA - The White House is considering cancelling a planned state visit to Ottawa by George W. Bush in May because of the war in Iraq and increasingly strained relations between the U.S. administration and the Chr

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Lucky

After work yesterday, riding the elevator down with a co-worker:Me: How's it goin'? Co-worker: Ugh! It sucks to sit in the office and see how beautiful it is outside. All that sunlight streaming in, it makes it hard to work. I just want to look out the window all day, you know? [Pause] Oh, wait! You don't have a window

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The Best Photo I Have Ever Taken

Shortly after arriving in Bolivia as a Peace Corps Trainee, I was sent to the site of Tim, a Volunteer who had been in-country for a number of years. He worked in the most rural area imaginable, with no water or electricity, and in the midst of people who lived as they had for hundreds of years. Tim took me

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Rock The Vote!

Hey, just a quick straw vote: who here is in favor of me shutting the hell up about politics for a while and getting back to the defective yeti basics (i.e., screeds about how comic books have sucked since they cancelled Power Pack, photos of my cats, and humorous observations about yogurt). Come on, let's see a show of hands.

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Headlines, Today and Tomorrow

Today: White House Says Coalition Includes Nations From Every Continent On The Globe Tomorrow: Antarctican Forces Complain About Heat, Sand Today: Us Seizes Iraqi Assets Tomorrow: More Money Found For Tax Cuts, Bush Says Today: France Seeks Big Role in Post-War Iraq Tomorrow: Little Red Hen Announces Plan To Eat Whole Loaf By Self Today: Halliburton Subsidiary Wins Iraqi Oil

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