Author Archives: markhal

Entry 686: The 200th Country Will Get a FREE Flag

Recently, I did a post about the State Department’s travel advisories for various nations, and I was somewhat surprised that I not only didn’t know some of those countries were dangerous, I didn’t know that some of those countries existed. … Continue reading

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Entry 685: Solar Eclipse FAQ

Everybody’s looking forward to the solar eclipse on Monday. Well, everybody in North America, anyway. Places like North Korea and Russia won’t have an eclipse, which proves we’re better than them! On the other hand, America is probably one of … Continue reading

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Entry 684: Share this Post or Else

My fellow Americans, Lately I’ve been thinking that I should bomb the hell out of Comcast headquarters. I’ve come to this conclusion not because of anything Comcast has done to me personally. I don’t even have Comcast as my terrible cable … Continue reading

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Entry 683: Trip Advisor-y

Well, it may be time to rethink your travel plans, folks. Since the beginning of June, the State Department has issued travel alerts and warnings to no fewer than 16 nations, and not all of them are countries that immediately … Continue reading

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Entry 682: Blind Justice

It’s possible that some readers are going to think I hate blind people. Not too long ago, I wrote about “descriptive videos” for the visually-impaired that include audio descriptions of what’s happening on the screen. I noted at the time … Continue reading

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Entry 681: Shit, Piss …and the Other Five

THIS POST CONTAINS ADULT LANGUAGE. I broke the barrier in the 440th post of this blog. It was April 5, 2015, and the post was about non-humans overrunning various parts of Japan. I was describing the fishing port of Namerikawa … Continue reading

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Bonus Post: The End of Our Democracy

The last weekend of July may have been the last weekend of our democracy. That’s when President Donald Trump launched Trump TV. Now, to be fair, he started on a small scale: one “real news” show hosted by his daughter-in-law … Continue reading

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