Archives for: "October 2009"

Oct/30
2009
Halloween has been a night for silliness and make believe for decades. It's roots are in the belief that the veil between this and the world of the dead is at it's thinnest; therefore much of the silliness and make believe take the form of scary… more »
Oct/29
2009
At the center of the stink is a beverage that is technically classified as a "soft drink" but has a minute amount of alcohol in it. Some high schooler decided to mention this to his administrator. Why? Unclear. It doesn't seem like they were serving… more »
Oct/28
2009
Again with the questions... why do people always trash elevators? No matter where, shitty hotels or swanky, public transport or private offices, inevitably the control panel and often the walls are scarred. It's clearly not accidental or use-related.… more »
Oct/27
2009
I don't get it. Sometimes you're obliged to work with someone who you know, your coworkers know, your bosses know is a fucking waste of space and yet? No one does a damned thing about it. Case in point, this guy doesn't do shit other than make promises… more »
Oct/26
2009
Oct/26
2009

Monday Morning 9am

Migraine. Yes the blinding type where I can only see a little out of one eye. The pain is waiting in the wings like a fireman waiting to use the "jaws of life" on a car crash. I can tell it's going to be a great week. more »
Oct/25
2009
Yeah I guess Moonunit, Dweezil, Ahmet Emuukha Rodan and Diva Thin Muffin Pigee still top the list but wtf is up with celebrities feeling compelled to name their kids something that almost guarantees it'll make a suicide headline someday? Nicole Richie… more »
Oct/24
2009
Yea.. I may not contribute the most intellectually challenging material, but the fucking site is called “World of Suck”, not “World of Intellectually-Fulfilling-And-Provocative-Blogging” That having been said... I HATE HIPPIES.… more »
Oct/24
2009
> it's amazing how I can keep losing the same pencil over and over > within a square foot > ffs I suck > I can't find it > and if I haven't lost the pencil it's the fucking eraser > DEAR GODS WHERE IS THE DAMN PENCIL?!?!?!? > ah > floor more »
Oct/24
2009
I was told not to work this weekend, which is a good thing. Honestly I wasn't planning to, unlike last weekend when I felt I had to come in. But to me there's a subtle divergence in the last statement - because you *can* work on the weekend but you… more »
Oct/23
2009
I've got a lot of experience with trying to find decent URLs for different websites. All the good ones are taken and finding a new one can take hours and lots of creativity. It's a challenge no doubt. Still I have yet to get into the whole ".us" or… more »
Oct/22
2009
The local paper today described a story how an elementary school student was getting booted because his parents didn't actually live in town. It's a little interesting, although the paper had the obligatory cute, curly-haired, big-eyed picture of the… more »
Oct/21
2009
Eric Williamson was home alone and going about his business in the wee hours. He got him self a cup of coffee or two. Then he went back to bed and the next thing he knew he was surrounded by Fairfax County's "finest". They were arresting him for… more »
Oct/20
2009
This is a deplorable brain fart of Oklahoma politicians. They couldn't make the "show the pregnant lady the ultrasound" law stick, so they do this: http://www.sos.state.ok.us/documents/Legislation/52nd/2009/1R/HB/1595.pdf I love how it opens: "An Act… more »
Oct/19
2009
Yes Woman are now the majority of the American workforce. Why? Maybe this will help... Sung to Harry Belafonte "Man Smart (Woman Smarter)" Ever since the world began Woman was always laggging man And I you listen to my bid attentively I goin’ tell you… more »
Oct/18
2009
Yeah, I had to. Sometimes you just have to, especially if your boss asks you. Thing is I wasn't the only one asked. There was more than one person asked to show up to put together a presentation that needed to be reviewed on Monday. The hang up was that… more »
Oct/18
2009
Pussies. What else do you call men who crossdress just to kill? Pretty funny that you have to dress like women to carry out your "manly" acts of murder. So... if ya die in that dress, do you still get your virgin girls? Or do you get to be one? more »
Oct/17
2009
You can usually pick 'em out in the surge of salmon-like flow of cars. The one vehicle that more resembles a rock in the stream. People crammed up behind it, trying to get around without killing themselves or the people in the lane they're trying to… more »
Oct/17
2009
I know I think differently than other people. For instance I was going into a parking garage, you know the type, where you have to take a ticket at the entrance then a little gated arm will life and you can scurry along to look for a space. Anyway, it… more »
Oct/16
2009

So little time

I have a love / hate relationship with September through November. I know there is a buisness reason for it, but it drives me absolutely fucking insane that so many good games are released inside of this single 3 month span. There are 7 games coming out… more »
Oct/16
2009
A Louisiana justice of the peace said he refused to issue a marriage license to an interracial couple out of concern for any children the couple might have. Keith Bardwell, justice of the peace in Tangipahoa Parish, says it is his experience that most… more »
Oct/15
2009
There are stupid people and there are exceptionally stupid people. Adam is firmly in the category of the latter. Hopefully his wife has realized this and will get rid of him. Pronto. OGDEN, Utah (AP) -- Authorities say a Utah man accused of groping a… more »
Oct/14
2009
Man, 22, Dies After Tongue-Piercing Causes Brain Abscesses The only thing I can add - Which really came first? more »
Oct/14
2009
Whether you love the Red, White and Blue or you hate it, why would an apartment complex ban flying it? Oaks Apartment Complex has done just that, and banned the flying of any flag. What is the best explaination? It might offend someone. And if someone… more »
Oct/14
2009
According to Lauren a girl who is 5'10" and 120lbs is fat. Far too fat to be his model at any rate. So he did two shitty things: first he digitally altered her image to make her look emaciated and then he fired her when she called attention to the fact… more »
Oct/14
2009

Um, Yay?

CANTON, N.C. (AP) -- A North Carolina pastor says his church plans to burn Bibles and books by Christian authors on Halloween to light a fire under true believers.[...] On Halloween night, Grizzard and the 14 members of the Amazing Grace Baptist Church… more »
Oct/14
2009
We offer to give them aid to the tune of 1.5 billion over five years and the only thing Pakistan and its citizens can do it complain we're meddling. It is just painfully obvious to me that the right answer is to NOT give them the money? In the past,… more »
Oct/13
2009
Matthew Whalen is an honor student, Eagle Scout and aspiring West Point student. The last maybe derailed by the Lansingburgh High School administration's decision to suspend Mr Whalen. What did Mr. Whalen do so wrong? He had a 1 1/2 in pocket knife in… more »
Oct/13
2009
''The status quo approach has produced one glaring common denominator, that is that we have a problem that is growing worse, not better,'' she said in explaining her support for the bill.(AP) Fuck the status quo! Shaking the system up is what's needed.… more »
Oct/13
2009
Actually the title should be "Mormon's can't take the heat" which comes from an old saying "if you can't take the heat stay out of the kitchen." The anti-Mormon backlash after California voters overturned gay marriage last fall is similar to the… more »
Oct/13
2009
Alex Lange is a big baby - He is an actual baby at the 99th percentile for weight (and height, too). That means he is "too fat" for the Rocky Mountain Health Plans to which his parents applied. The company cites that he has a "pre-existing" condition -… more »
Oct/12
2009
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- A Malaysian state government says it plans to offer free honeymoons to save the marriages of couples who are on the brink of divorce. Dear gods I expect this strategy will most certainly backfire. Were I a married couple I… more »
Oct/12
2009
Yeah, someone thought the health industry could be trusted. And that someone was a politician. There's a certain irony there as the health industry just turned around and ripped off the hand that helped feed them. WASHINGTON (AP) -- Insurance companies… more »
Oct/12
2009
It's all nice to have principles to stand on when you have a roof over your head. On the flip side it's a lot harder to give a sermon in the middle of downpour in an open parking lot. Most people know this, but some people have to learn it the hard way.… more »
Oct/12
2009
Zachary Christie is a Boy Scout. He loves it. He got one of those multi-purpose eating tools for camping. He was so excited he wanted to eat with it at school. However school thought that it was a dangerous weapon an suspended the 6-yr old. The tool… more »
Oct/11
2009
Someone tell me this just isn't true...there is now a ban on bake sales in New York City Schools. There is now a ban on bake sales in New York City schools? How can there be a ban on most sales in New York City schools? In an effort to limit how much… more »
Oct/11
2009

Nugly

Running shoes, long time my favorite footwear of choice, have taken a nosedive in terms of attractiveness. Recently manufacturers have taken to creating these springy prongs that jut, like fresh fungus from the heel. These fleshy protuberances remind me… more »
Oct/10
2009
I hate, hatehatehate, *hate*, HATE, anything to do with Christmas that comes before Thanksgiving. I think it should be a crime, punishable by instant vaporization. So, on that note I have a message for Disney: CHRISTMAS COMES AFTER THANKSGIVING. FUCK… more »
Oct/09
2009
I don't make fun of people with disabilities. Unless they're assholes. This guy is an asshole. He shot his nine month old boxer puppy because it was doing what puppies do - run around and tear things up. Of course the puppy wouldn't have been so… more »
Oct/09
2009
First let me state that I don't pay much attention to the reasons people win the Nobel prize, except in science, since I like science. From literature to peace I have never paid it much mind. Rather it's just been a burp in the news, something not bad,… more »
Oct/08
2009
In China, where most couples must abide by the "one child" policy, those couples strongly preferred having boys. Many baby girls were aborted or secretly born and left at orphanages (where many were adopted to other countries). This has left a lopsided… more »
Oct/08
2009
Clothes, cars, ideas, places, food, media, people are all valid examples of what I'm talking about. When you meet something for the first time it makes an impression and usually, even when that impression is nothing much, you can answer in one word if… more »
Oct/07
2009
You want it to stop. I want it to stop. Everyone wants it to stop but for all our wishing we just can't stop hearing about the latest gruesome developments of the Palin family. Case in point... ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- Levi Johnston is going for the… more »
Oct/07
2009

A Cross... and a poem

So.. the bums up in the Supreme Court are arguing over a war memorial that used to be on public lands. It's a five foot tall cross, and the lower courts determine that public funding of it was a violation of the establishment clause. Justice Scalia… more »
Oct/06
2009

Mom Sells

Has anyone other than me noticed how prolific moms are these days as sales persons? At least one out of every four or five annoying web-ads feature some copy like "Mom tells secret to...", "Mom discovers easy way for...", "Mom loses/improves/enhances… more »
Oct/05
2009
This is very much a blog-worth topic. Can bloggers be truthful? And is there a reason to ensure they are? And if they're not, who gets punished? The FTC will require that writers on the Web clearly disclose any freebies or payments they get from… more »
Oct/05
2009
Egypt has a dilemma. It's called a fake virginity kit. It enables women to leak some fake blood if they have sex, since the evidence of blood after sex is supposed to be proof that a women is a virgin. Egyptian lawmakers are having a fit over it. The… more »
Oct/05
2009
I'm having a hard time understanding this. How can you sue someone for something that hasn't yet happened? Sure there's a chance that the situation you're worried about might materialize, but how can you sue someone before the event occurs? I mean hell,… more »
Oct/04
2009
Polanski raped a 13 year old. That's why he was charged with a crime. In the US no matter who you are, you will be charged if you commit a crime, and yes, rape is a crime. Just because you are a Greate Artiste does not absolve you from crime, nor the… more »
Oct/04
2009
I was casually minding my own business when a name randomly popped into my mind. It was Vasco da Gama. I stopped what I was doing to wonder which synapse had snapped in my mind to randomly dump this tidbit back into my awareness. Then I tried to… more »
Oct/04
2009
I was reading a headline article in the NYTimes last night. It detailed how a perfectly healthy 22 year old woman could become paralyzed from the waist down as a result of shitty meat. Summarizing the main points I took away from the article in brief:… more »
Oct/04
2009
Asshole, dickhead, loser murders his wife, his step-daughter and tries to kill his step-son. He gets convicted and should offer some sort of remorse in the process, most humans do that. But in this case, the scumbag doesn't even get that right...… more »
Oct/03
2009

Just Wondering

If a cat or dog walks in poison ivy and gets it on their fur, and then licks themselves... do they get poison ivy on their tongue? It seems like they should... more »
Oct/02
2009
Mocha and Rocky were found dead along a hiking trail. Mocha, a chocolate lab, was shot once and Rocky, an Alaskan malamute, was shot twice. Amy and Carl Tubbs, the owners, were puzzled why anyone would do such a thing. Robert Bushnell confessed after an… more »
Oct/01
2009
There are certain times during the day when I simply cannot stay awake. No matter the application of caffeine or sugar my eyes feel weighted down by the mass of the universe as I stand on the surface of a black hole. I despise the feeling. My head… more »