On Thelonious Monk, In Order

In Walked Bud is my number one. But at least you have it in the top ten.

Posted on July 31, 2013 at 5:34 pm 0

On 'Wigwag' Revisited

Still have the complete run of Wigwag, in my several moves over the years did not sell or part with it.

Posted on July 9, 2013 at 5:38 pm 0

On Half a Tweet! Gawker Headlines Max Out At 70 Characters Tomorrow

New hobby: running Gawker heds through Word Count

Posted on April 17, 2013 at 11:29 am 0

On The Violent Femmes' "The Violent Femmes" At 30

I was going to post that I used to evangelize for this album by inviting people to my dorm room to hear it but then I realized how old that makes me sound...

Posted on April 17, 2013 at 11:27 am 0

On Burger King Twitter Outrage Caps 60 Years Of Awful Burger King Commercials

I had blocked out the whole "pickles lettuce/don't upset us" stanza of the BK 70s jingle, so *thanks* for that...

Posted on February 19, 2013 at 2:35 pm 0

On Farewell To Our Beloved Nazi Pope

Sploid, how I miss you.

Posted on February 11, 2013 at 11:58 am 1

On Monetizing YouTube Animal Videos With Brief Pop Songs

Thanks to this piece I have now watched videos of a cat drinking water, a piglet humping a sow's snout, and a rabbit doing a photo shoot. And I am not grateful.

Posted on February 8, 2013 at 4:23 pm 0

On Is It Finally The Beginning Of The End For Facebook?

My personal policy toward Facebook has always been to ignore it and hope it goes away, like an annoying bumble bee.

Posted on January 14, 2013 at 5:44 pm 0

On Why Does Pret A Manger Think Americans Are Stupid?

Egg and prawn is my "would never eat anything else" sandwich memory of eating in London. From Pret, from some other chain I don't remember, and even the ones from Boots were okay walking-around food. (This was in 1999, menus have changed since then I imagine.)

Posted on January 14, 2013 at 2:25 pm 0

On Words Bad

"Sleekening" from the Garnier hair products commercial is my pet-peeve made-up word of 2012. I have to repeat it aloud every time I hear it in one of their stupid spots.

Posted on December 13, 2012 at 5:34 pm 0