Stuff & Nonsense

Black Friday, Friday...

Black Friday, Friday…

From the Department of Things That Probably Say Something About The World Today, here’s an ad I got in my email today (Wednesday) for “Black Friday”: “Black Friday,” as we know, was named in honor of Mr. Wilson J. Black, who coined the famous saying about a fool and his money. (Actually, I’m just curious […]

Oh, Bother

Oh, Bother

In which it is revealed exactly why my website needs a tag called The Utterly Random.  (via Neil Gaiman, who gets reblogged a lot here for some reason.)

Special Delivery

Special Delivery

Meanwhile, somebody else went to the park with a dinosaur…  Source: Delivering a Dinosaur to the Boston Museum of Science (If you don’t get the song reference, you probably need to get the latest CDs from Thornfield.)

...But Liars Figure

…But Liars Figure

This just in from the Department of Dubious Statistics: (Spotted on the front of USA Today yesterday.)

Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day

Here’s a Valentine’s card I made for you. I know; I’m such a romantic.

If you can't beat 'em....

If you can’t beat ’em….

Slovakian violist Lukáš Kmit was performing a concert in an Orthodox synagogue in Presov when some [insert your own insulting noun]’s cell phone ringer went off. Although he was visibly annoyed, Kmit’s response was simultaneously classy and hilarious. Here’s the obligatory viral video: According to the videographer, “Lukas says that it is better to take incidents […]

Tacky Nativity Scenes 3: Electric Boogaloo

Tacky Nativity Scenes 3: Electric Boogaloo

Hey, everybody! It’s the last day of Kistchmas, so let’s play Holiday Mashup! Here’s how it works: You take the Nativity story and something else that’s nothing at all like the Nativity story, and you put them together and see what you get! Ready? Go!   The prophets fortell the chosen one Who makes my […]

Tacky Nativity Scenes 2: The Kitsch that Stole Christmas

Tacky Nativity Scenes 2: The Kitsch that Stole Christmas

Welcome back to our annual celebration of Kitschmas! Today’s theme is: Nativity scenes made of things that should not be used to make Nativity scenes. Brace yourselves….   You never sausage a nativity! It’s made of bacon, yet it’s still in bad taste! (Sorry. I know that jokes that bad aren’t kosher.)   What child […]