Monthly Archives: January 2004

James Brown Arrested, Pleads "Zabba Doobah Ahhheee"

The Smoking Gun has published a report (and delightful picture) of James Brown, who seems to have the same stylist as Nick Nolte. James, stop hitting your wife, ok? Look what it does to your hair!

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I'm Not Alone! Theater Etiquette Bothers Many

On a whim, I did a search of “Movie Theater Etiquette” on Google and got a decent list of tips, articles and the like. Here is one such article written by someone that hates you for talking during the movie … Continue reading

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Franken Contradicts Himself. No One Is Surprised

The New York Post Online Edition has a fantastic picture of Al Franken and an article that claims he “bodyslammed” a heckler at a Dean rally. His reason? Here’s his quote: “I’m neutral in this race but I’m for freedom … Continue reading

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Dean Goes Nutz. Frogbrother Is Inspired.

Unless you live under a stump or behind a dumpster with no television, you know about Howard Dean and his wacky “I can name all the states” rant with that otherworldly yelp at the end. Well, enterprising electronic musicians have … Continue reading

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'Captain Kangaroo,' dies at age 76.

Captain Kangaroo, beloved host of the children’s program of the same name, passed away at age 76. First, Mr. Rogers, now this… ugh…

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Former UF Quarterback Palmer Slated To Be Next "Bachelor"

The Globe and Mail is reporting that Jesse Palmer will be the next star of “The Bachelor”, that fabulous show where a guy is fawned over by a gaggle of hot ladies and ultimately must pick one to marry. He … Continue reading

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Boxed Wine for the Wine Conisseur

The Seattle Times wine adviser Paul Gregutt is singing the praises of the latest trends in wine: the wine “box”. Formerly the object of ridicule (by me), the boxed wine is being considered by some of the more credible vineyards … Continue reading

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From Bush's "State of the Union"

Read this: Some in this chamber, and in our country, did not support the liberation of Iraq. Objections to war often come from principled motives. But let us be candid about the consequences of leaving Saddam Hussein in power. We’re … Continue reading

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Churchill's Unorthodox Passion Lives On In Parrot

Squawk! Where’s my bourbon? The Daily Mirror, a British newspaper, has a great story about the favorite pet of Winston Churchill, a talking parrot. And the great charm of this bird is that even at 104 years old, it can … Continue reading

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Zap! Pow! Biff!

My friends and I were talking about what superpowers we had the other day and this article made me think of it again. I determined that everyone of us has one but that not all of them could be used … Continue reading

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