The Month of Living Dangerously

Posted Nov 29 2010

As you may know, November is National Novel Writing Month, the annual event where writers around the world attempt to pen a 50,000 word novel in 30 days. (For those of you who are mathematically challenged, that comes out to 1667 words per day.) I attempted to do this last year and wound up adding […]

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Two Unnecessary Innovations

Posted Nov 22 2010

#1 Recloseable packaging for men’s underwear. May I just say, “Eww?” #2: Airport scanning devices that actually do what the old X-ray glasses advertised in the back of comic books did not: let people see through your clothes. When we reach the point where someone has to either see me naked or cop a feel […]

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Wherein a Computer Program Causes Me to Attend Church with Bed-head

Posted Nov 15 2010

On Sunday morning, I decided to finish up my homework as soon as I got up so I wouldn’t have to deal with it after church. The assignment was to setup a space scene with a lunar lander, a spider robot, a space alien and some rocks and to program the following scenario: The spider […]

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Old Joke #45

Posted Nov 8 2010

Jack wakes up in the hospital bandaged from head to foot. “I see you’ve regained consciousness,” the doctor says. “You probably don’t remember, but you were in a huge pile-up on the highway. You’re going to be okay, you’ll walk again and everything, but your penis was severed in the accident and we were unable […]

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5 Things I’m Glad I Won’t Witness

Posted Nov 1 2010

Sometimes it’s a drag to realize I won’t be around for certain future occurrences, like the next visit from Hailey’s Comet and what my grandkids’ kids will be like. With other things, though, I’m actually pretty happy to think I’ll be dead when they happen. Like: 1) Gen-Xers trying to retire on what’s left of […]

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