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Feck, any Ted Head, like me, will get the reference.
When I had to start making fashion decision for work, I simply put all my suits, shirts and ties in a steady rotation. In the morning I just grabbed the next item in the closet. In the ’90s, when I left the corporate world, I simplified even further and switched to a black jeans and […]
[O]ne week a month was always reserved for a True Story. It was a dose of realism that gave The City its pedigree. No matter how much the strip changed over nearly a quarter century, even after I dropped almost all my original characters and morphed a silly Gen X humor strip into a savage […]
Seriously, I have, have you? Dropped into my blogpile 970 days ago…
The Daily ShowGet More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video Archive Yesterday I wrote about the front page story in my hometown newspaper that explored recent concerns about the dangers of too much salt in our diets. As I noted, the story was very well written, but the online poll associated […]
Clearly there’s more money in selling snake oil than there is in actually performing cardiothoracic surgery. Here’s something I didn’t know: Dr. Oz, was born Mehmet Cengiz Öz in Cleveland.
Useless Tips For Anglers: Be sure the carburettor and spark-plugs are cleaned before reassembly. Make sure that the shelf is at right-angles to the fixing-joint (use Rawlplug ‘cavity fixing screws’) Always check the bill for service charge. Rods should be about 3 feet long and 6 inches thick, and covered with industrial plasti-laminate (Brit. Standard […]
So here we are again, debating whether to Re-re-re-invade Iraq. Hopefully Obama’s answer there will be a resounding NO…. but I’m not holding my breath. What’s remarkable to me, is the corporate news machine is wheeling out the same idiots who advocated— or, in some cases, orchestrated– the calamitous Iraq War of 2003. The very […]
I think I’ve told you that Ruth, my mother-in-law, was a weaver. She must have had three looms going at once and extras for friends who wanted to learn. Thrifty and thoughtful, she kept every scrap of fabric and every piece of yarn. The cut ends from her warps and weavings, called thrums (there’s a […]
Don’t flirt: those who flirt in haste oft repent in leisure. Don’t accept rides from flirting motorists—they don’t invite you in to save you a walk. Don’t use your eyes for ogling—they were made for worthier purposes. Don’t use your eyes for ogling—they were made for worthier purposes. Don’t go out with men you don’t […]
For me, this is the second most important cartoon that Garry Trudeau ever drew. Only Mark Slackmeyer’s verdict on John Mitchell surpasses Phred’s worry for his friend.
At the end of the school year I had a discussion with one of my students about X-Men: Days Of Future Past and I asked him what did he think the X-Men comics, and the movies that they gave birth to, were about. He didn’t know. He didn’t understand that he was one of the […]