I don’t know how it is in your cozy little corner of the world, but in my corner of southeast Texas, when I mention that I listen to podcasts, I always have to stop and explain what it is. “It’s radio, basically. Internet talk radio. You download episodes on your phone and you can listen to them whenever. It’s great.” At this point, the listener’s eyes will begin to glaze. “You have an iPhone, right? There’s a podcast app, it’s purple and says ‘Podcasts’. Just press it and there you go.” Now the listener is nodding and regretting his/her decision … Continue reading Podcasts! (Or, It’s Not Too Late to Like Them Before They’re Cool)
I made up a joke today while at work. I work at a pharmacy, so I was kinda in drug mode. A coworker was telling me about this baby kangaroo that a customer had sitting in her lap while she waited at the drive-thru yesterday, and that led to talk of other weird pets, like reptiles and babies. And while I was thinking that only in Texas would someone have a baby kangaroo and wishing I had a small monkey that would fling feces at my enemies (I’d call her Itty Bitty Shitty Poo Pie), I came up with the following … Continue reading Jokey joke time!
Bumper sticker plastered on the tailgate of a pickup truck the other day: Actually, if you can read that, first thank your parents, who made sure you went to school every day. Also thank your genes for not giving you … Continue reading The Literal Asshole.
I went to my local comic book store today (The Bookstan’! Beaumont! Shout-out!) and saw the COOLEST. THING. EVER. A giant frickin’ Cthulu figure. Cthulu. Created by H.P. Lovecraft in 1928, it’s an ancient, evil god-type thingy. Since Lovecraft created … Continue reading The coolest thing I have ever seen on a Wednesday
Anonymous blog person: What the hell kind of title is that? Is that what you use when you can’t think of something clever? Your idea of clever, anyway. Me: The original title was supposed to be “Supergay”, a play on Superbad the … Continue reading Random:1
I am typing this post on my brand-new Dell laptop, an Inspiron with a 14-inch screen and Windows 7. My old laptop, a 17-inch Inspiron with Windows Vista, was showing signs of giving up the ghost: numerous viral attacks, despite the anti-virus … Continue reading Goodbye, yellow brick laptop
Praise Al Gore, I am back online! Internet, how I have missed you . . . the lolcats, the porn, the online banking, the porn, the trolls, the porn, the spam . . . Haven’t actually missed it that much, … Continue reading Finally . . . the Internet!
which is why it took me a year to finish painting one wall of a spare bedroom. I just finished it last week, so yay for me. Unfortunately, my tendency to foot drag means that I will be late in getting the rest of my short story out into the blogosphere . . . turns out that the cable/internet provider expects money for the gifts of HGTV and wordpress.com. That’s always been one of those bills I wait until the last minute to pay, I have no idea why. And it doesn’t really matter, because I’ve canceled my service and switched to … Continue reading I put the pro in procrastinator
After almost 16 years of not being single, I am single, and I recently discovered something amazing: Food is cheaper when you are single. I went to Taco Bell’s drive-thru the other night and ordered my usual, a number 5 combo … Continue reading The single person’s guide to food