I honestly don't find this so insane. Having a back yard and a basement in NYC is pretty uncommon.
Also, if I lived there it'd be 15 by 10 feet of HUGE FISH TANK in the basement.
NOTE--I am, admittedly, part of the problem.
Scrooge got his money honestly. The only person he ripped off along the way was a voodoo chieftain, afterward he suffered for years from a hex.
He's very stingy about paying employees, though.
So no, he probably wouldn't do any of the things you suggest at the end.
Everybody here should do themselves a favor and read Don Rosa's Life and Times of Scrooge McDuck. It is awesome.
On Man Expounds
I was fortunate enough to have him as a college graduation speaker just before the last election.
Incredibly eloquent guy. Actually had me wanting to vote for his wife for a couple of weeks after the speech.
Bichir. Admittedly I probably use it more than your average person.
For every metaphorical line life throws you in there is a metaphorical flying entertainment pig.
On Malls Ailing
A chapter of Americana I don't mind seeing end.
In a way, it's more telling that over 1/3 of Republicans have no clue what a Sikh is.
@Jeremy Mesiano-Crookston Ever been to Jezebel? We got them to shut off their comments once.
The real outrage here is the use of "blow job". It's one word, damnit. When will people convert? Blowjob! So much more appealing.
She looks like she's about to make parrot s'mores.