Category Archives: Pictures

Let’s Look at Some Pictures of Puppies

2016 has been a rough year in nearly every way imaginable. I wish that I could say things are looking up.  Yet, I find my customary optimism waning as even foreseeable events (particularly one in November) have the potential to … Continue reading

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Apocalicious

The unmistakable and steady, if slow, decay of our society takes many forms. The markers are varied and numerous, sometimes with an innocent or frivolous countenance that hides the profoundly troubling nature of such signs. I’m not clairvoyant.  I don’t … Continue reading

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Where Does It End?

This is an unsettling development . . . – This is a sobering moment in the storied history of cheese-related conflict. In fact, I don’t think I’ve seen escalation this frightening since the Razor Wars of a decade ago. May … Continue reading

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On the Integrity of Cereal Naming Conventions

We do some pretty wacky things to try to shovel as much sugar into our collective diet as possible. Take, for example, this new cereal.  Here’s a picture of the box, sent to me by a good friend who knew … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of an Adrian Peterson Fantasy Owner

Here was my CBSSports.com Fantasy newsfeed yesterday: Oof. Not a great day for me. An even worse day for AD and his family, though. (Probably.)

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The Decline of the United States of America in One Chart

The New York Times Chronicle sub-site is a wonderful utility that graphs the frequency of words and phrases over the publication’s history.  Users can plug in whatever search terms they wish, and the engine instantly and amazingly checks over a century’s worth … Continue reading

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“Make sure ‘MOUTH’ is in all-caps”

“Hey, remember Pop Rocks?  Kids like those, right?” “Well, sir, they’re still around, but they aren’t quite as popular as . . . ” “I loved them when I was a kid!” “Right, I was going to say they were … Continue reading

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The Instrumentality of My Own Demise

This is it. This is how I die. Last night, I questioned everything I thought I believed. I found myself face-to-face with my greatest fantasy and my greatest fear. I stared deeply into the abyss. This is what stared back: To … Continue reading

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Do People Still Buy These?

I was in the supermarket check-out line last week, and I absent-mindedly glanced at the impulse-buy items as I’ve done hundreds of times.  Yet, on this occasion, for some unknown reason, I actually paid attention to what I was seeing. … Continue reading

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Sometimes, I’m a Hero

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