Archive for October, 2008

Oct 31 2008

Happy Halloween…

Published by under Kitties!

When I was in Freshman English at a local community college, the instructor devoted a portion of the class to reading advertisements. I don’t mean picking up a paper and reading through the classifieds. I mean, we studied advertisements, how they appeal to the audience, what advertisers are really selling us. I guess those skills […]

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Oct 21 2008

Hats for Clowns

Published by under Kitties!,Music

So Kara and I have discovered that our cat has strange taste in music. No, really. We frequently get into situations where we’re annoying poor Inari: trying to snuggle with her, trying to pat her head, trying to make eye contact with her, etc. This frequently leads to me grabbing her and petting her while […]

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Oct 20 2008

I Hate Earth Shoes, I Heart Zappos

Published by under Plugs,Rants

Well, I officially heart Zappos.com. Kara and I have raved about the comfort of the Earth shoes that we’ve now both bought. The negative heel construction is an amazing thing. Unfortunately, their quality of construction is poor, as I found out today. The right shoe of my four-month-old pair has developed a crack that goes […]

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Oct 17 2008

The Pickup Artist Sucks

Published by under TV,Whining

I was watching The Pickup Artist 2 on VH1 last night. I was watching mostly because they referred to the host Mystery as world-famous and I’d never heard of him. The premise of the show is that Mystery is going to help a few dorks to get laid. No, really, that’s the premise. Before I […]

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Oct 17 2008

A Rant About Speeding

Published by under Philosophy,Rants

I’ve written before about driving. I’ve also written about how the one trait I hate most about anyone is presumption. I think speeding and presumption go hand-in-hand. Here’s my rant: The speed limit is generally regarded to be the maximum limit. Meaning, it is not meant to be the speed at which you drive, but […]

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