Archive for the ‘Stupid’ Category

Another Great Gift Idea: Marblehead

Wednesday, 1 July 2015

Marble Head Game

Poke the Marble Head and the Whole Family will become excited, whoever they are. I really don’t want to know…

[Found here.]

Hollywood Vs. Reality

Sunday, 28 June 2015

Hollywood vs. Reality

[Found here.]

The .Gif Friday Post No. 395 – Contortion Copter, Cheap Baby Food & A Mad WTF.

Friday, 26 June 2015

ContortionCopter
Paper Baby Food
Angry WTF

[Found here, here and here. Guess what’s going on in the 3rd one.]

Hello, I am Ms. Twitter.

Sunday, 21 June 2015

Twitter Switchboard

Hello, I am Ms. Twitter, daughter-in-law of Mr. Twitter and wife Significant Other of Mr. Twitter II. I have been put in charge of something very important and I’ve been very important for some time.

See that door behind me? That’s the #TwitterGulag. It’s where I send people whom I decide have violated Twitter’s Terms Of Service, written by my 12 year-old niece, Denada. She hates everyone for no particular reason, but she’s still my niece, and I am still in charge.

I send email messages to those of you with Twitter Accounts whom have been flagged as inappropriate and non-compliant with my unspecified political point of view. I ensure that your Twitter accounts are appropriately blocked, banned and deleted, and that you are required to jump through tiny little email hoops to get your pathetic Twitter accounts reinstated.

It never happens.

At the same time, I allow the most egregious violators of our TOS to fly free and clear no matter what offensive garbage they post or how much targeted harassment they get away with, despite your whining complaints. That makes me laugh, because there’s absolutely nothing you can do about it. Yeah. Complain to @Twitter or @TwitterSupport and see what happens, loser.

But here’s the fun part. Once I decide you’re banned, your entire history goes away and you get to start all over. It’s like you never even existed. You are nothing more than a squeezed spent pimple on the Junior High Boys’ Restroom mirror to me, and the school janitor takes care of you.

I am Ms. Twitter. Do not trifle with me.

[Image found here. Related post here.]

Saturday Matinee 1977 – The Tubes, The Sanford-Townsend Band & Manfred Mann’s Earth Band

Saturday, 20 June 2015

The Tubes “WPOD” featuring Fee Waybill as Quay Lewd in 1977. I missed out on seeing them live, but I have a couple of their early albums. “Don’t Touch Me There” was one of my favorites; lotta talent in that band.

I remember that year (and the Winter of 77-78) and it was about that time I realized that I hated a lot of the garbage the rock stations were pumping (czech out the 1977 Top 100 Billboard List. Leo Sayer? Really?) My music preferences went rogue.

However, there are a couple of songs on that list that I secretly liked, like this one:

The Sanford-Townsend Band‘s “Smoke From A Distant Fire” was such an up-beat song, and it got the girls dancing. (Heh – the band was introduced by Helen Reddy.)

Two years later, Rickie Lee Jones recorded an almost identical song chord-wise, “Chuck E.’s In Love,” and I loved that one, too.

In 1975 Aerosmith came out with their classic “Walk This Way” and it climbed all the way up to No. 90 in 1977. Go figger. The only other song on that Billboard List that I remember liking much was this one:

Manfred Mann’s Earth Band‘s version of Bruce Springsteen‘s “Blinded By The Light” was more popular than the original and made it to No. 36 on the Billboard Top 100 for 1977. (BTW, Mann was never the lead  singer. He was the keyboardist.)

Have a great Fathers’ Day Weekend folks, appreciate all that your dad does (or did) for you, and we’ll see you back here tomorrow.

The .Gif Friday Post No. 394 – Camel Bite, Dog Catcher 2 & a Van Halen Embarrassment.

Friday, 19 June 2015

Camel Bite

Dog Catcher 2

Van Halen Embarrassment

[Found here, here and here. Related .gif here.]

What the Teachers’ Union Looks Like From The Front.

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

Public School

[Image found here. Oh, and check out this vapid nonsense.]

The .Gif Friday Post No. 393 – OmeletPizzaWave, Busy Street Scramble & Hydraulics Hop

Friday, 5 June 2015

PizzaWave

Busy Street

hydraulics

[Found here, here and here.]

ROOTMAN does not like you.

Thursday, 4 June 2015

ROOTMAN

…and he’s about to kick some vegetarian butt.

[Original undoctored image found here.]

Celebrities. Meh

Wednesday, 3 June 2015

Celebrities Meh

“No. Don’t bother. Let’s see how she works.”

You see anyone moving to help her up? Neither do I.
[Image found here.]

Update: These nice people were clearly amused.

Celebrities Meh 2

[Update 2: Here’s the story.]


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