Friday, December 31, 2010

Leg 3: IAH-LBB. Jiggity-jig.

Culture is a bitch, and she don't let go.

Leg 2: CLV-IAH.

Leg 1: BDL-CLV.

Thursday, December 30, 2010

A tradition is a tradition because it helps people, learn, remember, or rediscover who and *where* they are.

Great insight from Rachel Unthanks: "We're just custodians. The tradition is in charge."

CW: Shut up and listen: the tradition knows more than you do.

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Isn't it interesting how accusations of "political correctness" never come from the people whose sensibilities are being considered?

Legal Sea Food, Pahk Plazer Hotel. After US Passport Office, ANYTHING's an improvement.

NM: dogs in fresh snow.

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Mass Pike, "blizzard!" frenzy, family at the end of the road.

Saturday, December 25, 2010

Hoops commercials: as a New Englander, I can say AIN'T NO WAY Chris-Craft restorers drink Coors Light.

Hoops commercials: as a New Englander, I can say AIN'T NO WaY

In other news, Jeff van Gundy is a mouthy, unfunny little punk.

Heat-Lakers: Phil on bench can't mitigate Kanye, Dustin, L David et al courtside & Kobe etc on court. Go Miami!

"Santa Claus is Comin' to Town"

With all due respect to the Who, the Clash, the Minutemen, NRBQ, the New Barbarians, the Allman Brothers Band, and every no-name bar-band in the land who, on any given night, deserve the title....

this is the greatest rock 'n' roll band in the world.

Best moment? When the girl in the front row, realizing what's about to happen, yells "Oh, he's gonna do it!" (e.g., this song)

Feliz Navidad, y'all.

May we all get where we're going with as much grace as the ones who Went before.

Friday, December 24, 2010

Leg 3: ORD-BDL. Gettin' close now.

Note to Anderson/Nuggets: Vanilla Ice called--he wants his hairstyle back.

Leg 2: IAH-ORD.

IAH. Time for the Prez Club's free Bloody Marys.

Leg 1: LBB-IAH.

Thursday, December 23, 2010

"I want" is overrated.

Does this year's lack of psychotic fear-mongering about the "War on Christmas" by Kyl, Inhofe, O'Reilly et al mean the war was won? Or lost?

Not a huge Saints fan, but ANYTHING--even a 10-4 record--that undermines Bush/Rove ethnic cleansing of the City is a good thing.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Crowd for Boston Celtics at home: Jesus, that's a panorama of the City's immigrant heritage, right thayah.

Let's just say Texans don't show to best advantage in a retail situation.

Let's just say Texans don't show to best advantage in a retail sat

CW: Work imaginatively with what's available.

Sen. Tom Coburn is threatening filibuster of 9/11 Responders relief plan. His message: "Protect my candy-kane cowardly ass & then go die."

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Bike-sailing the freeways: Check it, Mike Berry!

Monday, December 20, 2010

CW: Model the behavior you expect.

Almost certain that "Cactus Christmas", if imbued w/ values of owner, sucks greed-soaked tacky rocks.

Racist "Council of Conservative Citizens" wet their pants over Stringer Bell, even when he plays a cartoon:

Upon 1st glance at New Yorker in months: when the fuck did these people become oligarchs??

Foner: "The point is not to condemn individuals or an entire region, but face candidly the central role of slavery in our national history."

Holy crap! Free VOIP calls via Gmail through 2011! Skype-killer!

Wouldn't be sorry to see "epic" discontinue as positive-modifier-du-jour. Propose "piquant" instead. ;-)

"'I’m Willing To' Be Called A Bigot If That’s What It Takes To Target Muslim Community". OK: you're a bigot.

Sunday, December 19, 2010

Wes on the coffeeshop sound system!

Saturday, December 18, 2010

After losing the Captain, I miss FZ more & more.

And, in other news: John McCain is a senile, hateful old man. And a fake.

Friday, December 17, 2010

And why do the out-of-towners pick ME as the grocery customer most likely to advise on local booze laws?

Retail 1 week before Xmas: it's as if these people have been lobotamized.

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Great Christmas recording ever made

Louis Gohmert (R-Ignoramus) argues that armies tolerating homosexuality have always been "near the end of existence"

Post-finals bug-out done begun. Bye kids!:)

CW: Compliments--like pies--are partly random and wholly temporary.

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

NM: horrible nightmares, interrupted sleep, anxious awakening, stressful day--and the Eastern sky a pearly, iridescent dawn. Waking Up.

Thursday, December 09, 2010

CW: Taste everything.

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

"Journalism is not an attack, Wikileaks is not warfare" (& war criminals, like roaches, hate the light):

Tuesday, December 07, 2010

Uh, Joe? You have to be a *citizen* to be guilty of "treason". You fucking imbecile.

No tax cuts for millionaires!

Monday, December 06, 2010

Columbia remembers that universities are supposed to be about the free flow of information:

Sunday, December 05, 2010

2nd day of Zappadan: I miss Frank.

CW: honor the elders.

CW: respect the tools.

More than 1/2 of documents released by Wikileaks weren’t classified. Only 6 percent were “secret.” 2.5 million already had access to them.

Friday, December 03, 2010

TTU faculty:

Out there in the wilds on behalf of Good stuff!