Category Archives: News

Just the news, big deals, not-so-big deals, birthday, anniversaries, announcements, mostly timely stuff. The news that applies to the personal world around me, not what you watch on cable or listen to on the radio.

Here’s to the future that was!

One of my favorite Adult Swim shows from the initial launch is March’s header. I held off celebrating the crew’s misadventures to now because a vaccine rollout (January) and Chinese New Year (February) were more pressing…or would it be relevant. If … Continue reading

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A pleasant surprise from the IRS, for a change

Before the latest Snowmageddon I received a “letter” from the IRS. Always a heart-stopper. They never send a “letter” to us actual taxpayers, usually a bill to compensate for the taxes Bezos, Musk and Gates don’t pay. This one I … Continue reading

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I declare Snowmageddon ’21 – Vol. II…over

Looking outside today, all I could see were little, isolated patches of snow or ice on the ground (not asphalt or concrete). So the weather element is done, especially with the temperature expected to hit 21° C. I craved junk/fast … Continue reading

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Ding dong Rush Limbaugh is dead!

Ding dong Rush is dead! Flush that turd down the head! At least Death is apolitical and it couldn’t have happened to a bigger asshole. To those who say you shouldn’t speak ill of the dead, go screw yourself! He … Continue reading

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Snow-ma-geddon 2021!

Power was restored at my house today, hence no post for yesterday! Lucky you while unlucky for Jennifer, her apartment remains offline and everything there is electric. Hard to believe 20 years ago, I wasn’t too thrilled about natural gas … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day / Lupercalia!

By now, everybody should’ve received their grown-up-sized Valentine Card from me. If you didn’t, nothing too personal but you can tell me, I can put you on the list for next year should I try again. I didn’t buy as … Continue reading

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Farewell Larry Flynt

Honestly. I hadn’t thought about Flynt in years and could’ve sworn he died earlier since he had been “quiet” throughout Orange Foolius’ reign. I was never a fan of his publication(s), strip clubs or brand in general because they were … Continue reading

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Happy Groundhog Day 2021 and the Header

Some say nostalgia is a (mind)trap. I guess, but only if you dwell there forever and constantly long for it, aka Classic Rock or Jay Gatsby. I still let myself have an hour to remember how much this day in … Continue reading

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Rest in Peace Paris

Paris crossed the Rainbow Bridge this morning around 1 AM. She had been in declining health for over a week as you may recognize in animals when they let you know they’re ready to pass. Jennifer wasn’t Paris’ initial owner, … Continue reading

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RIP: Larry King

I remember when Ted Turner plucked this guy from obscurity…I never heard of him. Made Larry a big deal interviewer guy. His show was usually something my old man listened to on long drives because he either was sick of … Continue reading

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Stupidity crosses the Atlantic

When Jeremy alerted me to the rioting in the Netherlands, in Amsterdam and Urk I concluded that either American Idiocy has become our number one export or the Dutch failed to get all their morons to emigrate to the States. … Continue reading

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2001: On The Media begins

This weekend, the one podcast I have religiously listen to since…I can’t remember. Let’s just say when iTunes (now divided into Music and Podcasts) first added the ability to subscribe to podcasts. Checking the Internet, iTunes 4.9 which was about … Continue reading

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CV-19 Update #2

The test results came in and I was alerted minutes ago, pretty impressive, I found out within 22 hours. NEGATIVE That’s all for Jennifer and me. We can all get on with our lives, namely, watching the Packers crush Bucs’ … Continue reading

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CV-19 Update #1

At least the testing was free as we rushed to downtown Austin. It’s also easier to take. Last Summer it was a painful shove up both nostrils. The pain lingered for a couple hours. Now they’ve got it down to … Continue reading

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Jennifer has tested “positive” for CV-19

Jennifer just received the phone call from her employer about an hour ago. We’re both off to get (re)tested since there’s a good chance it’s a false positive given the number of times she is tested—three times a week since … Continue reading

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