Archive for November 2013

Insulting the Stores Open on Thanksgiving, the Turkey Vultures

Insulting the Stores Open on Thanksgiving, the Turkey Vultures
To recap this truncated theme week: Monday: Pranks I’d Like to See Pulled in Stores Open on Thanksgiving Tuesday: 10 Ways to Stick to Employers That Make You Work on Thanksgiving In today’s final post of the week we are simply insulting the stores open on Thanksgiving, the turkey vultures. Feel free to let us... Read more »

10 Ways to Stick It to Employers that Make You Work on Thanksgiving

10 Ways to Stick It to Employers that Make You Work on Thanksgiving
In dishonor of Wal-Mart, Best Buy, K-Mart (it’s like Wal-Mart, but even more depressing), Sears, Bass Pro Shops, Dick Sporting Goods, The Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Staples, Office Depot, Michaels, Big Lots, Kohls, JC Penney and Toys R Us staying open on Thanksgiving we decided to run a truncated theme for the first three days of... Read more »

Crappy Thanksgiving: Pranks I'd Like to see Pulled in Stores Open on Thanksgiving

Crappy Thanksgiving: Pranks I'd Like to see Pulled in Stores Open on Thanksgiving
In dishonor of Wal-Mart, Best Buy, K-Mart, Sears, Bass Pro Shops, Dick Sporting Goods, The Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Staples, Office Depot, Michaels, Big Lots, Kohls, JC Penney and Toys R Us staying open on Thanksgiving we decided to run a truncated theme for the first three days of Thanksgiving week: Crappy Holidays. You... Read more »
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Photos of Washington, Illinois Tornado Damage

Photos of Washington, Illinois Tornado Damage
My buddy Bill is a writer for USA Today and he took me along with him to gather info for his article in USA Today about the tornado damage in Washington, Illinois. After seeing anything like this for this first time, I will say the damage was profound, terrifying, awe-inspiring, complete, random, haunting and humbling.... Read more »

4 Reasons Jon Stewart Should Shut His Pizza Pie Hole

4 Reasons Jon Stewart Should Shut His Pizza Pie Hole
1. The only reason you don’t call it “New York style pizza”, is because you are already in New York, tough guy. The rest of the country calls your pizza, “New York style pizza”, I’ll that you that for free.   2. For a guy that fakes an Italian accent so often, you’d think Jon... Read more »

Republican Talking Point Flow Chart

Republican Talking Point Flow Chart
Below is a flow chart I devised for the Republican party’s talking points,  after realizing that these are the only talking points the Koch brothers,  Shelden Addelson, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Haliburton, Shell Mobile, Exxon, et al.  allow their lap dogs to use. The top chart is for when a Republican is speaking about an... Read more »
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The new Fantasy Football: The Future Alzheimer's Team

The new Fantasy Football: The Future Alzheimer's Team
Or should it be the All Zheimer’s team? Anyway, if you just want to read the rules of my league, be my guest, you’ll need to scroll down a bit until the boldface type. Otherwise, please continue reading my rationale for why this league makes perfect sense and is a morally superior version of traditional... Read more »

Breeders Cup Saturday: My Bets and lessons from 2012 Analysis

Updated:  I finally looked over the card and got my exotics classifications done and a few bets formulated. Then tomorrow I’ll watch the toteboard for some win bets and exactas. Bets: Race 4 $1 Pick 3: 1,4,6,10 / 1 / 4,5,8,11,12 = $20 Race 5 $1 Exacta Box: 1,2,3,7 = $12 Race 8 $1 Pick... Read more »