Monthly Archives: June 2020

RIP Carl Reiner

So many comedy patriarchs are leaving us lately, I’m starting to feel like my grandparents who I thought were obsessed with obituaries during the Seventies and Eighties. To say Carl Reiner was a legend is an understatement. The man helped … Continue reading

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America’s pathetic behavior on display…again

Allegedly, these two assholes who overreacted to the protesters marching in their One Percenter neighborhood are injury-lawsuit lawyers. They should’ve attended a basic weapons training class because, they of all people should know they could be sued for injuring somebody … Continue reading

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The latest synopsis map of Texas

Glad to say I live in McConaughey…alright, alright, alright. Poor Hoser is residing in Hairsprayplex, the land in which the higher the hair, the closer to god!

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HEB restroom icon made better by reality

Near Hutto, there’s an HEB Plus (Think Super Target) that had this rather funny restroom sign I couldn’t resist to photograph, share with friends and modify. First up is what my friend Jeremy said it was missing…ice skates. Forgive my … Continue reading

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Got my first mani-/pedicure, wow!

Today, my girlfriend and I went to get mani-/pedi-‘s before Texas is shut down even further. Fear not! Everybody involved in the process wore a mask! The techs, the counter person, me. All I have to say about the outcome … Continue reading

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Texas has to scale back, thanks Gov. Dumbass

It’s not a surprise that Gov. Shitbag and his underlings have had to pump the brakes regarding the COV-19 issue since they open things too soon. Cases are rising very rapidly in Texas but I have a suspicion it’s the … Continue reading

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Brownie the Dragon!

Brownie demonstrating a cat law…’if I fits, I sits,” as she takes up residency in the Playmobil castle I gave Aaron and Robin for the 2019 holidays. Such a funny little creature.

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New Barbie accessories for these changing times

 This comedian proves that even America’s iconic Barbie doll can roll with the cultural shifts happening today.

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Father’s Day gift from Jennifer and my cats!

My girlfriend Jennifer is becoming a good influence in my opinion. I’ve lived in Texas for 26 years and I’ve never had anything more authentic than my Stetson hat. So she had a secret conference with Isis and Agamemnon to … Continue reading

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The “new normal” June 2020

Thanks to a cartoon from The New Yorker, this might be the solution to get me back into the groove of writing for Picayune since Starbucks are not ready.

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RIP Joel Schumacher

Joel was often mocked and reviled for what he did in Batman Forever and Batman & Robin, I recall there’s a joke in Robot Chicken in which a convention goer calls him History’s Greatest Monster. However, he did helm a few well-loved films before … Continue reading

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The Cooler

While Jennifer is walking me through all the Netflix-available seasons of Shameless, she introduced me to this movie I somehow overlooked a couple decades ago. I dig movies set in Las Vegas with two exceptions…The Hangover, not funny; Leaving Las Vegas, super … Continue reading

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If alien civilizations exist, we may not hear each other

Two Scientists (I couldn’t get their specialities) have taken Drake’s Equation further and have concluded that between four to 211 other SETI-capable civilizations may be present in the Milky Way. They did come to 36 as the most likely number. Sounds … Continue reading

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RIP Iam Holm

Ian will be remembered by me for all the support characters he provided to numerous favorite movies of mine. The duplicitous science officer Ash in Alien, the rival restaurant owner Pascal in Big Night, Bilbo Baggins in Lord of the Rings, greedy head … Continue reading

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Adam Schlesinger receives a fitting tribute!

My good friend, co-worker and fellow Fountains of Wayne fan, Ethan sent me this link via Band Camp, a site for acts to make more money directly. It leads to an album of 31 different acts, many of them friends, … Continue reading

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