Archive for August 2011

11 MORE Overused Phrases Dumb People Say

11 MORE Overused Phrases Dumb People Say
                  In May I wrote a list of 11 phrases I find stupid. I thought of 11 more. 1. Any way, Shape or Form Want to make a moron stutter? When they say “any way, shape or form”, ask them what the difference is between shape and... Read more »

How I am Playing the Horses on Arlington Million Day

How I am Playing the Horses on Arlington Million Day
This article kind of piggybacks over my last one which can be seen here. I will be opening my wallet on Saturday in an attempt to win the Pick 4 at Arlington, starting with the 7th race- The Hatoof, then the Secretariat, The Beverly D. and the Arlington Million.  Admittedly, I haven’t look too closely... Read more »

6 Preliminary Thoughts on the Arlington Million, Secretariat and Beverly D., at Arlington on Saturday

6 Preliminary Thoughts on the Arlington Million, Secretariat and Beverly D., at Arlington on Saturday
Saturday is Christmas to all the  Arlington fans- it’s Arlington Million Day, afterall. All eyes in the horse racing world pause to watch what happens on Arlington Park’s turf course on Arlington Million Day. Between the Grade 1 Secretariat Stakes, the Gr. 1 Beverly D., and the jewel- the Gr. 1 Arlington Million, the racing... Read more »
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6 Best Fat Kid Characters of TV/Cinema

6 Best Fat Kid Characters of TV/Cinema
Please note I am jesting about the fictional character and not the actor himself. I have better things to do than point and laugh at people who used to be fat (editor’s note: That last sentence was a bald-faced lie).   Chunk from Goonies   Very simply the gold standard of chubby child actors.  ... Read more »

Ten Signs You're Too Old for Lollapalooza

Concert-going, or more specifically festival concert-going, is a young man’s (or woman’s) game. And alas, I am no longer a young man. Or woman—I’ve checked. I came to this conclusion during last year’s Lollapalooza while walking next to a fellow attendee who was on the phone with his mother, trying in vain to convince her... Read more »