Sure to offend someone in my audience, but this piece by Drew Magary about all manner of odd crap in the Williams-Sonoma Holiday catalog is hysterical; an excerpt: Item #02-1496058 Potato Scrubbing Gloves Williams-Sonoma says: “Scrub potatoes clean while preserving skin that’s nutrient rich. Set of two.” Price: $11.95 Notes from Drew: I desperately wanted […]
Harry Shearer of Spinal Tap and The Simpsons has some fun with the TSA in this video. If you’re easily offended, move along, there’s nothing to see here: Simpsons fans will hear a lot of Flanders in this clip, by the way. Happy weekend!
Several months ago I mentioned in passing that I was facing an “obscenely large” dental bill. This post is about that experience. It’s a bit of a departure from the content I usually post, and I hope you enjoy it. About 10 years ago I made a decision which could only be described – and […]
…and please, Person Who Writes Caution Label Copy For A Living, why are “OPEN” and “IN” in quotation marks? Do you not understand that they are not only unnecessary, but in fact imply the opposite of what you intend to say? “Good” work!
These things make their way around the internet so quickly, perhaps you’ve seen this; if not, it’s worth a quick look. Although some have commented that the spot is “creepy” ( ? ), I think it’s hysterical. I’ll be back with a couple of product reviews next week; have a great weekend!
My apologies for not following up earlier on the fate of my old Dell desktop that pulled a full Christian Bale-like meltdown a couple months ago – other projects and commitments have interrupted work on this post and I’d permanently pushed Part II to the back burner. A week or so ago one of my readers […]
…in a weakened mental state, or perhaps the caffeine level in my blood had slipped dangerously low, but for some reason I decided that it’d be a really brilliant idea to step onto the bathroom scale. I had not done this in perhaps 10 months and I was operating under the assumption that my weight […]