Monthly Archives: February 2007

Everything’s better if it explodes

So a while ago a friend and I had one of those "what’s a good band name" discussions. Of course everyone wants their band to have a cool name. Many bands go with the name of someone in their band … Continue reading

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And you thought *our* president was crazy!

Gambia’s president claims he has cure for AIDS ‘Miracle’ concoction of green paste, bitter drink and bananas raises alarm   http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/17244005/  

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Today is the best day to start dating

<Valentine’s day humor / cynicism>   I think that today is the best day to start a relationship. Of all the days in the year, if you had a choice (which you never do), I’d recommend you start today.   … Continue reading

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What are your rules for spotting bad drivers?

On my commute home every day, I enjoy going through one particular intersection to see who the bad drivers are. Well, "enjoy" is perhaps too strong a word, but I do actually take note every day of the cars in … Continue reading

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Aren’t folks looking for a timetable to get out of Iraq?

So Bush released his budget for the next few fiscal years (story). What struck me about it is that there’s nothing in the budget after FY08 for our occupation of Afghanistan and Iraq. Isn’t that a timetable?   Shouldn’t the … Continue reading

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More people who I thought were dead are still alive

In line with my surprise in November that Jack Palance had died (I thought he was already dead), imagine my surprise when two more people whom I thought had already passed on were still around.   First, Ernest Borgnine, whom … Continue reading

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