Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 29 December 2010
Stats: 16,803 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 17 December 2010
Stats: 6,424 views and 1 Comment
Confession. I have never had fruitcake. I know nothing about it. Yes, I know what it is, but I don’t know what it is. I don’t know what it tastes like. And today, I’m going to eat it.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 16 December 2010
Stats: 10,816 views and 1 Comment
They celebrate Christmas in Japan, but it’s nothing you get the day off work for; it’s more akin to Valentine’s Day. They celebrate a weird version of Valentine’s Day, too, but that’s another story.
Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 24 November 2010
Stats: 5,810 views and 3 Comments
If you watch the Food Network, you know that in the two weeks leading up to Thanksgiving they show Thanksgiving-themed programming around the clock.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 8 November 2010
Stats: 3,996 views and 6 Comments
I have a friend whose mantra is “If you want to get hit, go play in traffic.” When economic recession swooped in, my husband and I decided to play in traffic — and we got hit.
Posted in Things We Like on 6 November 2010
Stats: 5,485 views and 2 Comments
We lament the day Ernie Kovacs was forced to quit the Nairobi Trio. And in Monkey Goggles Klassics: Klingon hardcore rap?
Posted in One Million Watts on 25 October 2010
Stats: 13,065 views and 2 Comments
This is exactly what you think it is: A list of 50 things that tickle my geek reflex. The scary part is that I could probably make 50 more lists like this one.
Posted in Lies and Entertainment on 22 October 2010
Stats: 5,760 views and 3 Comments
I thought to myself, why is it less scary that a man in a costume is chasing them around with an axe than if it were a mummy or a floating revolutionary war soldier?
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 21 October 2010
Stats: 4,854 views and 1 Comment
If you watch “The Apprentice” or “The Biggest Loser” or any of those other reality-based “game shows,” you may owe the host of “The Gong Show” a belated apology.
Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 20 October 2010
Stats: 3,597 views and No Comments
“Fantasy Football is like Dungeons & Dragons for jocks,” hipsters say. Not true. Though I played football as a younger fellow, I am no more a “jock” than someone who likes role-playing games is a wizard or cleric.