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Less funny than usual.

Not A Rant

Stars Hollow likes to consider itself rural, but we have 30,000 people living here (97% White). By contrast North Lake is lucky to have 200 over Winter and By The Sea about 4,000. World Headquarters is in New York City (New York City?! Yes, just like Salsa.). I’ve always found the residents friendly and accommodating …

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No Sports?

Why aren’t you watching the finish at Le Mans or the final stage of Le Tour? Oh, Throwball. 2019 Lacrosse Championships, Yale v. Virginia Think of it like Hockey only you can use your stick to attack people.

House

Le Nozze di Figaro, for Ruth. Glyndebourne, 1999.

Interacting With Crazy People

It’s kind of a weird thing but people talk to me whether I want them to or not, especially crazy people. Perhaps they think I’m sympathetic and paying attention. They are after all, by definition, mentally ill and in many cases delusional. When I talk with my Therapist about this phenomena she tells me I …

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A surprisingly good ruling, maybe.

The significance of this is not that it stops future deliberate degradation of the United States Postal Service to aid in Republican Election Fraud, DeJoy already agreed to that at the Hearings (not that I trust him farther than I can kick his sorry, lying ass). No, the really good thing is it directs the …

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Cartnoon

Actually, Le Mans is this weekend. You can see the whole thing on Motor Trend TV.

The LRAD

LRAD stands for Long Range Acoustic Device and while you may think, “Oh, this is the perfect thing to crank up the volume on Wall of Voodoo’s Ring of Fire Album cut and really annoy my neighbors,” and it can in fact be used as a (very) loudspeaker, it is designed by the U.S. Military …

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Cartnoon

Like, Fire! What about Global Warming and Beavis do you not understand?

Deplorable Focus Group

Triumph the Insult Comic Dog. Spoilers- These people are screened, paid, and usually highly motivated. I did a study with Plumbers to get a take on what level of subsidy would get people to opt for off-peak, high efficiency water heaters (I did other things than traffic, Cell Phones and Acne Cream for instance). I …

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More About Cops

Pigs, three different ones. Big man, pig man Haha, charade you are Wooh! You well-heeled big wheel Haha, charade you are And when your hand is on your heart You’re nearly a good laugh, almost a joker With your head down in the pig bin Sayin’, “Keep on digging” Pig stain on your fat chin …

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Choo Choo

Chugga, chugga, chugga. I think this is the whole thing from ABC News, but it’s inconveniently cut up in pretty random chunks So hopefully that pulls up the playlist. A transcript. Trump’s ABC News town hall: Four Pinocchios, over and over again By Glenn Kessler, Washington Post September 15, 2020 At the ABC News town …

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