Article Archive for December 2010
Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 31 December 2010
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After inventing the computer in 1958, the most exalted one looked out over his work and declared it good. He then ate 146 eggs for breakfast.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 29 December 2010
Stats: 16,802 views and 4 Comments
I’d like to take this opportunity to pay tribute to four words on a television screen that have brought a thrill to so many the world over: “Peter Falk as COLUMBO.”
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 28 December 2010
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A friend wondered why “Auld Lang Syne” is the theme music for New Year’s Eve; why not something more upbeat, more funky, more par-tay?
Posted in One Million Watts on 27 December 2010
Stats: 21,951 views and 2 Comments
There will be changes made, but I’m not giving them the power of Resolutions. As non-resolutions, these reminders won’t induce guilt when they are inevitably broken.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 24 December 2010
Stats: 15,419 views and 1 Comment
People take great pride in their Christmas trees, whether they be real or artificial. Colored or white lights? Bows and ribbons, or strings of beads? The possibilities are endless.
Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 23 December 2010
Stats: 5,290 views and 4 Comments
Why in the world would you try to make Chanukah into some sort of Jewish Christmas? Are you mental?
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 22 December 2010
Stats: 7,529 views and 1 Comment
While visiting my family for a week, I managed to see three different exes. These reunions were not merely happenstance. They were planned and pleasant experiences.
Posted in Things We Like on 21 December 2010
Stats: 62,838 views and 6 Comments
It’s nowhere near an instant classic, but “Tron: Legacy” is an enjoyable and strong popcorn movie, and it doesn’t deserve much of the abuse it’s getting. Let’s break it down to the bits.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 20 December 2010
Stats: 56,561 views and 2 Comments
If you like music, then you like Xmas music. I’m not talking about the crap you hear at the mall or the post office. I guarantee there’s a healthy dose of magnificent holiday music for you.
Posted in Things We Like on 18 December 2010
Stats: 8,408 views and No Comments
Meet the man who invented the GameBoy, and the man who wants to kill your medical provider with a plague of bees.