Three Things That Made Me Laugh This Morning

A comment in the SongMeaning.com thread concerning Journey's "Don't Stop Believin'": That one line..."some will win, some will lose.." That line couldnt be more true. this one time i won, and then this other time, i lost. steve perry really tells it like it is. David Wilhelm's lol'able lack of critical thinking skills. Summary: Wilhelm: I'm a superdelegate and I'm

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Halloween: Twenty Spooky Stories

The Body Snatcher by Robert Louis Stevenson (~ 7,500 words) The Brazillian Cat by Authur Conan Doyle (~ 8,000 words) The Call of Cthulhu by H.P. Lovecraft (~ 12,000 words) The Cedar Closet by Lafcadio Hearn (~ 3,750 words) Dracula's Guest by Bram Stoker (~ 4,750 words) The Furnished Room by O. Henry (~ 2,500 words) The Haunted Author by

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The Oregon Pundit

I can't imagine anyone desiring a higher-caliber of poltiical commentary than the below, but, in the off-chance you do, check our my father's new blog, Oregon Pundit, where you'll find much, much less comma-abuse than exists in this sentence.

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Go For It!

Retroblast is having a contest: create a motivational poster based on a video game or pinball machine. This was my entry.  

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Irrational Exuberance

Things about which I have become unexpectedly enthusiastic: Typing of the Dead: Though a lifelong and perhaps intractable hunt-and-peck typist, I occasionally resolve to teach myself touch-typing once and for all; it was during one of these misguided bouts of self-improvement that I picked up The Typing of the Dead. I don't know what idiot at Take2 Interactive thought that

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Every Time A Friend Succeeds

In war movies it is a common practice for the members of a squad to pool their money, buy an expensive bottle of booze, and agree that the last man alive gets to drink it. If I had made a similar deal with my friends last year, substituting "last guy to hit the big time" for "die," I'd be well

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Stalkeyed

Rob Cockerham is a veritable fount of zany schemes, which is why is he often called "The Lucy Ricardo of the Web." (Actually, no one has ever called him that, but y'all should do so from this day forward.) You should read about his newest hairbrained / divinely-inspired project here, especially if you live anywhere near Sacramento. It sounds so

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I Like Me

I'm totally hooked on Brandon Hardesty's re-enactment series. The Battle of Wits from The Princess Bride was widely circulated in the blogosphere, but my personal favorite is this scene from Planes, Trains and Automobiles. His impersonations of Martin and Candy are so spot-on it's downright eerie. Hardesty says he is no longer taking requests, but I suppose he might be

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I Woulda Come Up With A Funny Title If I Wasn’t Ill

NyCap -- a winter time drink for the parents of small children 1 oz tequila1 oz Kahlua1 oz 151 proof rumBlack Coffee2 tbls. NyQuil (cherry flavored)Whipped creamCoarse SugarMoisten rim of glass. Dip rim into coarse sugar to coat heavily. Pour tequila and coffee liquor into glass. Gently float 151 proof rum on top. Carefully ignite rum and swirl glass to

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