Archive for January, 2009

Jan 28 2009

PETA Sucks Asparagus

Published by under Health,Rants

PETA really loves vegetables. If that’s how PETA feels about vegetables and they love animals too, I’m waiting for the bestiality ad. Is this ad aimed at men or women? Women are a lot more likely to become vegetarian, but men are a lot more likely to find the transference of a woman licking asparagus […]

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Jan 28 2009

U.S. v. Your Lunch

Published by under Comedy

Apparently, in the old days it used to be a lot easier to sue things. The following is a (non-exhaustive) list of inanimate objects against which the United States has actually filed suit: Four Hundred Forty-Three Cans of Frozen Egg Product Forty Barrels and Twenty Kegs of Coca Cola Ninety-Five Barrels (More or Less) Alleged […]

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Jan 19 2009

Oh, How I Hate Starbucks

Published by under Rants

I bought an espresso at Starbucks at Union Station on my way home the other day. I walked in and asked for a “double espresso.” I even said “please”, as I recall. “A doppio,” the woman at the counter responded. Let me clarify at this point, lest I seem totally insane to the reader, that […]

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Jan 18 2009

Tofurky Roast is Tasty

Published by under Food,Personal

Michael and I were shopping at our local co-op just past the holidays, and they had a sale on tofurky roasts. Maybe if you’re not a fan of meat analogues, you wouldn’t be interested in such a thing. But I have frequently looked at tofurky roasts, ultimately deciding not to pick them up because, well, […]

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Jan 15 2009

This Makes Me Angrier than Expected

Published by under Rants

Every day now, there’s some news story about the economy in which some aspect of the current crisis exceeds analysts’ expectations. Yesterday it was “Consumer spending plummets twice as much as expected”; today it’s “Jobless claims up more than expected.” Have you noticed this? This has been going on for months now, and it occurs […]

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