Archive for February, 2012

A Monkee No More

February 29, 2012

You always come to a time in your life when your teen idols leave you and it’s always far too soon.

Very sad news for me. Just heard that Davy Jones passed away. Gonna get out all my Monkees on vinyl and wish I still had a record player. In the meantime, here’s one a song from one of their shows – one of my favorite, lesser-played, Davy songs.

A Flyin’ Leap

February 29, 2012

Did you know that people born on February 29th only have a birthday once every four years? Did you know that this means they age four times slower than normal humans? It’s true. This guy on the bus told me. Of course, same guy told me he had a pot of gold in his pants and I was welcome to feel around for a nugget, but he had a very trusting face so I’m wont to believe him.

No Haircut & Just One Bit

February 28, 2012

Had a bandage on my hand the other day due to a minor injury and some nosy git at a convenience store asked me how I hurt myself.  “Shaving,” I said.  “You shave your hand?” he shot back.  I looked at him like he couldn’t do rudimentary math and told him, “I didn’t say I was shaving myself.”  Yeah, that shut him up.

National Brotherhood Week

February 27, 2012

Reliving a favorite Tom Lehrer moment here. If the references seem a wee bit dated, please understand the song was first performed 45 years ago. Yes, people were funny even way back then.

Oh, Poor Boy

February 26, 2012

Why is FebruANY the shortest month of the year? It’s just not fair! Did Pope Gregory hate Subway?

Eight Is Enough!

February 24, 2012

Oh no! Kate Gosselin broke down crying on Dr. Drew’s Lifechangers. She’s soooo lonely!!

Must. Resist. Urge. To. Comfort. Her.

Damn you, you artificially fecund siren! Release me from your inexplicable, unnatural thrall!

Crystal Clear

February 23, 2012

If you’re not psyched for Billy Crystal’s return to hosting duties, then maybe THIS will help. It’s EVERY Billy Crystal opening from the Oscars since his first in 1990! Experience the sensation that is singer, dancer, comedian, emcee and consummate performer. Watch EVERY BILLY CRYSTAL ACADEMY AWARDS OPENING and get ready for the biggest night in Tinseltown.

Plum Crazy

February 22, 2012

I saw this commercial for Liquid Plumr Double Impact and I did a – honestly, no pun intended – double take. This humble spot was by all measures far too sexual for a mere pipe cleaner in a bottle ad. Did I just watch plumbing porn? And, if so, where the hell is the FCC in all this?

Judge for yoruself…

Hi, Anxiety!

February 21, 2012

I was checking out the Most E-mailed stories on Yahoo! News a while back and found this headline: “Constant Worry May Increase Alzheimer’s Risk.” And I just gotta wonder who thought posting this news story was a good idea. Really. Say you’re the type to worry. Do you think reading something like this would get you going? Think you’d remain calm? Huh? Really?

Way to go, science!

You Know What Day It Is…

February 20, 2012

The day set aside each year where we, as a collective nation, celebrate the Presidents of the United States of America.

As such, here’s one of their hit songs: