Greenwood ParkBirthdays are hard. Of course it's about you. But really, it's about everyone else, especially if you're stepping up to plan the party yourself: whom to invite, whom not to invite, how to congratulate yourself for being born without feeling too self-important, whether to celebrate the ... More >>
Last week many Americans discovered that their government is spying on them. We are not sure how many of them had a hunch such a thing was happening, though since 9/11, the signing of the Patriot Act, and various government snooping stories, we would guess the number to be very high. Many rightblog ... More >>
On His Majesty's secret service
At a fashion show! In the front row! But I actually never wanted her to go, because her jazzy prints and big glasses had become zanily popular. And because now I'm the oldest one on the scene, ba dum pum.
Librarians just wanna have fun
At this point, Fabolous's spot in hip-hop is carved in stone. He's the Welterweight Champion of Punchlines, the master jabber who has fruitlessly chased the knockout blow for so long the pursuit defines him. His chronic, career-long inability to say "no" to A&R men has resulted in some of the ... More >>
Dude was nonstop party.Ben Franklin was just like us. Except, more prolific. With a hairstyle that would really not work for us. And then there's that electricity thing. But regardless of our differences, he would have made an amazing blogger (Poor Richard's the Tumblr!), and it goes without ... More >>
News item: "U.S. Government Unveils New Design for the $100 Note." The U.S. Treasury announced today a redesigned $100 bill, aimed at stopping counterfeiters. We have our own suggested redesign, replacing Ben Franklin with Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein.
Mother-rimming pricks beware
Back in NY and . . . your guess is as good as ours
A shock of recognition went down my spine as I watched Pittsburgh gym shooter George Sodini giving a video tour of his house.Now that Sodini has killed three women and himself in Tuesday's horrific shooting, we're all ghoulishly picking over his Internet corpse. The man's diary, for example, reveale ... More >>
GOALS: This is Your Life Author: Kermit W. Lueck . . . and you! Publisher: Self Image Products Date: 1973 Discovered at: Lutheran Church garage sale The Cover Promises: Wide World of Sports interviews infinity. Representative Quotes: Page 10: "If your answer to 'WHO AM I?' was, 'I AM ME,' or 'I AM M ... More >>
I told you so.
Four cool adventures for three hot months
Farris Hassan, not done with his 15 minutes of fame, is up to his old tricks again
Violent drum circle antics enrapture the bobbleheads
Tips and tricks from the pros to help dry your hair
Them Zarathustra boys been drag-racin' Fetchin' Gretchen's whiskey-fueled chariot on 22s
Fireplace-Sex Music Seems to Hang On
The Incumbent Protection Society Musters Its Forces