Category Archive for 'Humor'
It just gets better: Donald Trump‘s big presidential announcement Tuesday was made a little bigger with help from paid actors — at $50 a pop. New York-based Extra Mile Casting sent an email last Friday to its client list of background actors, seeking extras to beef up attendance at Trump’s event. “We are looking to cast people […]
An acquaintance of mine posted this question on Facebook last week: “Does anybody else find Mad Men‘s writing to be vapid, direction glacial, acting somnambulatory, and the cultural references boring?” I asked my friend Swamp Rabbit if he’d like to respond, knowing he’d had plenty of time to watch TV while in rehab these past few months. “You […]
Hundreds of guitar-toting Texans gathered at a bridge in downtown Dallas on Sunday to deliver a message that the streets would be a lot safer if people packed musical instruments instead of firearms. Many of them are gun owners, but the organizer, Kyle Reynolds, 46, explains, “They just think the open carry thing is crazy.” […]
I suspect you have to have seen “Friday Night Lights” to appreciate this, but maybe not: Bookmark It
The New York Times recently issued a “Libya is falling apart” editorial. As Glenn Greenwald noted, The Times failed to mention it was an enthusiastic supporter of U.S. air strikes that helped topple Moammar Ghadafi and destabilize Libya to the point where ISIS now has a foothold there. In fact, after Ghadafi fled, The Times […]
It was Friday the 13th, a good day to play it safe. But the sun glared through the leafless trees and into my shack, urging me to greet the day with good faith. “Go out and slay dragons,” Swamp Rabbit said. He was hungry and out of bourbon. There were supermarkets and liquor stores to […]
You gotta love online news features, especially when they come from TV. This is from Fox 8 News in Cleveland: It’s being called the exercise test that can predict your death. A physician in Brazil used something called the sit/rise test to show his aging patients the risk of losing strength and flexibility. The study […]