He who would pun would pick a pocket.

| October 1, 2012

The opportunity presented itself. I crack myself up. Maybe not anyone else. My sister got it, but I’m fairly sure my Mom didn’t catch the pop culture reference. Post title quoted from Master and Commander — the Far Side of the World.

:: BREAKING: MUST CREDIT THUS SPAKE RUSS :: Veep Biden: “It’s a Cookbook!”

| August 15, 2012

:: BREAKING: MUST CREDIT THUS SPAKE RUSS :: Veep Biden: “It’s a Cookbook!” 15 August 2012 Vice President Joe Biden was hustled off the stage while delivering remarks today at a campaign event at Virginia Polytechnic Institute in Blacksburg, Virginia. The campaign stop was proceeding normally until the Veep began discussing GOP VP candidate Paul […]

The Left has a new bogey-man.

| August 14, 2012

Via Allapundit, by way of Stacy McCain’s sidekick Smitty, an article from The Onion that has more than a mere ring of truth to it: Admit It, I Scare The Ever-Loving S**t Out Of You, Don’t I? By Paul Ryan Candidate for Vice President of the United States August 13, 2012 When Mitt Romney selected […]

Quote of the Day

| May 20, 2012

Refuting the oh, so horribly wrong article, Why Soccer Is Better Than Football, at Hot Air Headlines: Soccer is wonderful exercise for children without enough coordination to play a sport. Commenter Ted Torgerson, getting it exactly right.

Quote of the Day

| May 4, 2012

Frank J. Fleming asks: Is it really a bullying crisis? . . . Maybe kids have just gotten sissier. It probably started with making kids wear bike helmets. Next, scientists put feathers on dinosaurs. Now vampires, instead of being murderous monsters, are sparkling and caring about their girlfriends’ feelings. Everything is sissier; it has to […]

Ode to the Welfare State

| January 12, 2012

I received in my mail an item that’s apparently been going around the internet recently, what looks like a photocopy of a bit of doggerel that appears to be on New York Daily News letterhead, dated November 4, 1949. Like anything that circulates on the internet, it’s worth what you paid for it… but the […]

Nelson Muntz approves.

| September 7, 2011

Now that everyone on the entire planet knows the “pull my finger” joke, wouldn’t it now be a terrific diversion? Dad: “Pull my finger.” Teen: “Hehehe, OK.” (Pulls with one hand, pinches nose shut with the other.) Dad: (punches kid in the solar plexus.) “Ha-ha!” This, by the way, is more complex a scenario than […]

Don’t let this happen to you.

| July 17, 2011

Kids: stay away from the meth… … or you, too, could turn into Steve Buscemi.

Brain Surgery

| June 23, 2011

Despite the Recent Neurological Unpleasantness, I’ve tried to retain a sense of humor about things, and mostly succeeded, I think. Let’s face it: pratfalls can be extremely funny. Especially if I don’t hurt myself. I’m not really trying to make a point here. There isn’t too much that’s amusing about neurosurgery, per se. This, however, […]

Important information

| June 28, 2010

Click for full-size image. See also: the Zombie Survival Guide. There’s no such thing as being too prepared.

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