Dramatis Personae Sheriff Andrew Taylor (no relation) Deputy Richard Little (no relation) Speeder Richard Chamberlain (no relation) Scene: A police car hidden behind a billboard on a highway occupied by SAT and DRL. DRL: Wanna hear my Bogart impression again, … Continue reading September 3rd Night Thread of daveshayne Telling a Terrible Joke Badly, in Script Form
One half day away from halfway through the harshest summer month. In the northern hemisphere at least (Avocados from the southern hemisphere read this in February.) Not statistically the hottest month of the year that’s July but August is when … Continue reading August 15th Day Thread of Can Summer Be Over Already?
“If you had a time machine would you kill Baby Hitler?” At some point in their lives just about everybody gets confronted by this bizarre variation of the Trolley Problem. Those who pose this scenario want to suggest a moral … Continue reading History Thread: Dave rants about the Great Man Theory.
As I write this my day (by the time you read this, yesterday) has been completely derailed by a perfectly ordinary interaction with an automated voicemail system. Mental illness blows. Hope everybody else copes better today (my tomorrow) than I … Continue reading July 31st Day thread of yesterday’s anxiety ridden daveshayne
On this date in 1793 Jean-Paul Marat was assassinated by Charlotte Cordray in his bathtub. History records that they were members of opposing factions and that Cordray blamed him for the September Massacres. I suppose it is also possible that … Continue reading July 13th Death of Marat Night Thread
Stan Freberg was a radio satirist at a time when everybody else had migrated to television. Possibly best remembered for his version of The Banana Boat Song (featuring a bongo player who objected to how loud the singer was and … Continue reading The Stan Freberg Signing of the Declaration of Independence July 4th Day Thread
It was going to be called Blockhead and it would be the adventures of a Blockhead named Blockhead. I first created the character of Blockhead on a chalkboard in the lunchroom of my place of employment in the mid 90s. … Continue reading Day Thread of the time daveshayne thought he could sell T-shirts by being a webcartoonist
It is also Towel Day. A day when we proclaim what hoopy froods we are to the world at large by knowing where our towel is. http://www.towelday.org/ But I was talking about a birthday. Today is Ian McKellen’s 82nd Birthday! … Continue reading Today is Somebody’s Birthday! Can You Guess? (Day Thread)