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I just read the following comment on a blog: “multi-camera-laugh-track sitcoms, long the staple of American television, need a comeback.” Yes, that is exactly what America needs. Less shows like ‘Arrested Development’ and ‘30 Rock,’ and more shows like ‘The King of Queens’ and ‘Two and a Half Men.’ It is an absolute miracle to me, that...
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The Secret History of "Black Friday"
I wrote this last year for my old blog. I thought we could all use a reminder on the reason for the season. Black Friday was founded in 1348 by Cardinal Armand Jean du Plessis de Richelieu, a portly man who lived with a harem of under aged midget prostitutes (they didn’t always have the same midget child labor laws that we have today). Cardinal Armand Jean du Plessis de Richelieu, who...
The Republic of... Nambla?
Ryan: So here' s my update on NaNoWriMo... (or as Jeremiah calls it, Nambla)
Kristen: Yeah, why does Jeremiah call it that?
Ryan: Because he thinks he's funny
Kristen: Just because he can't remember the name, or does that mean something?
Ryan: Kristen, do you know what Nambla is? Google the word "nambla"
Kristen: The country? That's Namibia.
Ryan: Good lord Kristen. This is Nambla: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_American_Man/Boy_Love_Association
Kristen: Oh, that's an L. I thought it was an i.
Kristen: Ah. Ok. Nevermind.
I just took NyQuil for the third time in a week, despite not being sick. I have insomnia for like the bazillionth bajillionth time in a week. I’m jealous of my dog, because he can fall asleep and wake up immediately. I discussed the topic of ‘quarter-life crises’ yesterday with a co-worker. I think I’ve given up on NaNoWriMo. I think I’m far more addicted to my...
"Freshman GOPer: Hey, Where's My Health Care?" →
The hypocrisy of those politicians who campaigned against healthcare — only to demand their own — makes me angry like very few things have recently. So remember kids: *An entitled Republican politician, going 28 days without healthcare? Tha…t’s un-American. *A hardworking American who owns a small business or who recently lost his job, going years without healthcare?...
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I can’t be bothered with you right now. Don’t you know who I am?– Me, to my dog