Monthly Archives: June 2018

Entry 775: Bait and Switch

Okay, first of all, it’s a diagram of an earthworm, so get your mind out of the gutter. Although, given today’s topic, maybe that’s where it belongs. From time to time, I’ve wondered in this blog about the continued existence … Continue reading

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Entry 774: Tag, You’re It

I live in an ungated gated community, which is to say, there are two pillars that you drive through to enter, but no gate, or guard, or anything else that would keep someone out. We’re considering building a wall, but, … Continue reading

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Entry 773: Don’t Go Near the Water

Bonjour, everyone. Jacques Custárd here to tell you about the latest news from the seas or, as we say in France, “the seas,” because we all speak English except when there are Americans around. We begin our tour off the … Continue reading

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Entry 772: Banana Spiel

Philosophers and scientists throughout the millennia have wondered what exactly separates humans from the rest of the animal kingdom. Some think it is self-awareness: the ability to look in a mirror and recognize your own face with a really ugly … Continue reading

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Entry 771: I Personally Pissed Off Putin

I’ve been banned in Russia! Well, not me (although, for all I know, maybe me), but this blog. Or at least one of my posts. Seriously. I received an email from WordPress, which is the site that hosts this blog. … Continue reading

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Entry 770: It’s Not Like They Were Going Swimming Anyway

So you’ve probably heard that this year’s Miss America contestants will not be wearing swimsuits. Apparently, television ratings have gotten so low, the contestants will be naked and the event will stream live on Pornhub. Just kidding. But it has … Continue reading

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Entry 769: No Instructions Needed

It happens in almost every space movie you’ve ever seen. In the midst of a battle, our hero manages to get control of an alien ship and use it against the invaders. Or the helmsman of a Mesentarian refugee ship … Continue reading

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