Archive for January 2013
Sex and Relationships Note: A survey of over 2000 people found that the color purple makes men irresistible to the ladies. If a man wants to be A magnet for chicks, It depends candidly On the color he picks. For the truth is a cough, Or a belch, or a slurp’ll Not turn the girl... Read more »
I would rather risk death in Black Holes. Or tread on the hottest Hell coals Than see if an ad Is the best or quite bad. For that’s not why I watch Super Bowls.
From The Manchester Guardian: The artistic director of Russia’s Bolshoi Ballet says the attacker who splashed acid in his face was probably driven by ambition or resentment but that he has forgiven him or her. In Eastern Europe long ago Men played Russian roulette. But now more dangerous is she Who does a pirouette. ... Read more »
Media Note: On his radio show, Rush Limbaugh— who never served in the military because of a cyst on his buttocks– ridiculed the idea of women on the front lines. Soon women will fight on the front And engage deadly fire like a grunt. Call it courage, no less, Not like, Rush, PMS, Just... Read more »
A fellow ChicagoNow blogger wrote a few days ago about an altar server with an unusual perspective. It got me waxing nostalgic a bit . Memories of being once an altarboy myself flooded my mind. It was during the front side of the 1950s, to be precise. Before Vatican II. When the priest-celebrant had not... Read more »
Newt Gingrich has offered a hand To tweak the Republican brand. It’s so simple and snappy: “Spread sunshine, be happy. It’s our grumpiness voters can’t stand.”
President Obama’s Second Inaugural has been delivered. It is the 57th in the annals of Inaugurals, beginning with George Washington’s in 1789 in New York City. One observer thought our first president was “more agitated and embarrassed than ever he was by the levelled cannon or pointed musket.” President Obama, by contrast, was his usual... Read more »
Note: Researchers at the London Metropolitan University tell us there is evidence that classical music can induce both men and women to drive erratically. There’s a study that says if you play Something classical your car just may Find itself in a ditch Due to Shostakovich With a fortissimo and forte.
Obama starts his second four With pomp and circumstance. I hope this time he’ll do much more Than just a song and dance. .
(Inspired by a ChicagoNow post by Jack Spatafora) It’s good to be an original In art or discipline. A Rembrandt’s not a Rembrandt If it isn’t genuine. Like the labeled racks at Nordstrom’s Like the frocks the stars dress in, It’s good to be an original In everything but sin.