Category Archives: humor

Entry 895: Potato in Training

I’ve often taken issue in this blog with stupid research studies that make no sense, or have obvious results, or are a waste of grant money that could be put to better use inventing an electro-magnetic pulse that would instantly … Continue reading

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Entry 894: The Secret Millennial Code

Every weekday morning, I get an email called “The Daily Skimm.” It’s a news briefing that’s quite decidedly not intended for me. “We make it easier to live a smarter life by integrating in the routines of our target audience,” … Continue reading

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Entry 893: The Not Feeling So Good List

Well, we’re coming down the home stretch of another baseball season and, if you follow the game, you may have noticed the vastly improved conditioning of today’s players as compared to those of the past. And when I say “past,” … Continue reading

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Entry 892: Why Don’t We Pick on Some Country Our Own Size?

Since pulling out of the Iran nuke deal, President Trump keeps going out of his way to antagonize the country formerly known as Persia. I can think of two good reasons for him to stop doing that: Hadi Choopan and … Continue reading

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Entry 891: This Land is Your Land, This Land is Greenland

So President Trump and Melania will have been married for 15 years come January, and Donald has been thinking about what to get her. As always, he has been thinking out loud. He really should keep most of his thoughts … Continue reading

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Entry 890: Torched

I know, I know. In my last post, which was only yesterday, I said I was taking the rest of the summer off “unless something shows up in the news that I can’t resist making fun of.” I should have … Continue reading

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Entry 889: Forgotten Woodstock

Last Sunday, The New York Times published a special section called “Woodstock at 50″ which, evidently, was included in my Sunday paper for the express purpose of making me feel old. It included the set lists of every act that … Continue reading

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