Occasional quick hits on topical oddities in pop culture, news and sometimes even sports...
A couple of my neighbors already have Christmas lights up, but the guy across the street is a bah-humbug type. In fact, he's out front right now, putting up a Negativity Scene.
The turkeys, they do not go down without a fight.
I've been wondering. If upbeat Caribbean music happens to be playing at the moment the world ends, will it be the Apocalypso?
Comic actor Michael Richards, embattled since a tirade of N-words during a standup comedy routine, sought damage control by meeting with Jesse Jackson. Analysts were saying Richards has no future is show business. Sort of like what they were also saying even before his racist rant.
Yoko Ono, in a fulltime New York Times ad, has called for worldwide peace and healing. Cannot confirm the ad states "everyone deserves compassion, understanding and healing, except Michael Richards."
Waiter, this soda tastes like pea.
M'am, it may be time to get a different boyfriend.
Three facts to tell others and seem smarter:
1. Origin of the expression "rule of thumb" is that in the 1400s in Engand a man was allowed to beat his wife but only with a stick no thicker than his thumb.
2. The average cost of raising a medium-sized dog to the age of 11 is $6,400.
3. If you were to spell out numbers in order, you wouldn't find a number containing the letter "a" until you reached "one thousand."