Monthly Archives: May 2013

Entry 233: This Post Isn’t Kosher

Just in time for the summer barbecue season, Oscar Mayer® has introduced a bacon hot dog. At first I thought this sounded like a wonderful idea, because bacon makes everything better. But then I reconsidered. What if it was a … Continue reading

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Entry 232: Super Crabs!

Okay, first of all, not those kind of crabs. This is about Maryland crabs. If you’ve never eaten them, it’s an experience everyone should have at least once in their lifetime, especially if you’re the type of person who enjoys … Continue reading

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Entry 231: This Post NOT Brought to You By GEICO: 15 Minutes Can Save You 15% on Car Insurance

The six o’clock news is pretty much the only television program other than sports that I view while it’s being broadcast.  I do this in spite of the fact that: As my daughter Casey hastens to point out, there is … Continue reading

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Entry 230: Bowl to the Future

In my last post, I wrote about a man named David Ranta, who had been, for reasons beyond his control (something to do with a flaw in the legal system), somewhat isolated from the world at large since 1991. He … Continue reading

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Entry 229: How to Wash Your Hands in a Public Restroom

A fellow named David Ranta recently became a free man after spending 22 years in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. He says he’s finding it very difficult to adapt to the fast-paced world of 2013, which is, evidently, … Continue reading

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Entry 228: The Seventeen-Year Itch

There are many creatures on this planet that are of questionable use to the natural world. Humans are at the top of the list. But what the hell is the deal with the Brood II cicadas? These alien-looking bugs have … Continue reading

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Entry 228: WARNING: This Post May Be Disturbing and/or Offensive to Some Readers

I just got finished watching a brief online video of a fight that occurred during a professional hockey game. Don’t ask me who the participants were, or what teams were involved, or even when the fight occurred. I have no … Continue reading

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