Less than a month after the 2004 election, attention has already turned to the 2008 match-up, with Jeb Bush and Hillary Clinton the presumptive front-runners for the two parties' nominations. Honestly, would it be too much to ask that the requirements for the highest office in the land be at least as stringent as those used by zany morning DJs
Ask me to name my favorite movies of all time and I will start with the classics in an effort to impress you: 2001: A Space Odyssey, Citizen Kane, Apocalypse Now, Casablanca, etc. Then, when I think you're stopped paying attention, I may slip in The Iron Giant. "The Iron Giant?" you might reply, if my efforts to sneak the
Have you seen that show Extreme Makeover, where they take a bunch of perfectly normal looking women and do plastic surgery on them until they look like something you'd purchase at a mannequin factor's "Ding 'N' Dent" sale? I think they should have a spin-off show where they try and make middle-aged men more attractive, and call it Extreme Combover.
The Queen and I hang out with Michelle:Michelle: What's your kid up to these days? Me: Crawling. Like, all over the freakin' place. Queen: And he's losing his monkey toes. Michelle: His what? Queen: You know, if you touch the sole of a newborn baby's foot how his toes will kind of curl up around your finger? Like he's trying
While running today, a tiny bug flew directly into my eye. When I opened my mouth to curse, three or four more went straight down my throat. I don't want to sound conspiratorial but the whole thing felt like a set-up, like a miniature Rebel Alliance staging a coordinated assault on the Death Star of my head.
Despite the scent of trendy cynicism that permeates this blog, I am really an "accentuate the positive" kind of guy. So I spent most of last week trying to write a "look at the bright side!" post regarding the presidential elections. And each time I gave up after 100 words with a hearty "aw, who am I kidding?" It's not