Monthly Archives: June 2010

Syphilitic Magic Number*

06/21/2010
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Syphilitic Magic Number*

* – tracking the Baltimore Whorioles magnificent march toward an 87.5+ loss season, all so I win a twenty-dollar bill, yo.

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Maradona: I’m into chicks.

06/20/2010
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Oh World Cup reporters, you slay me. Check out this video of Maradona being asked whether love can win the World Cup. (H/T The Spoiler)

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Weekend Reading Roundup (Bring Me Darin Strauss’ Head on a Hubcap Edition)

06/20/2010
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Weekend Reading Roundup (Bring Me Darin Strauss’ Head on a Hubcap Edition)

— Remember that link a couple weeks back to the Suicide Catcher over on that jumpers’ paradise of a bridge in China? There’s also one on a cliff in Australia, and Don Ritchie’s saved 160 lives there. (Inquirer, via AP). – Blago! So smooth. Trial don’t phase him, bro. (Inquirer, via AP) – Seth Williams!…

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. LXXXVII *Updated*

06/20/2010
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. LXXXVII *Updated*

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. 545. Topeka, Kan. June 18. Man on motorcycle suffers critical but…

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“He had beautiful hair.”

06/19/2010
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“He had beautiful hair.”

Fire up the Harlequin romance app, for Tim Peeler of North Carolina seems torn between love and hate for the purported Sasquatch that surfaced whilst he was out a’coyote callin’. To wit: Peeler told the 911 operator that the creature had killed one of his dogs. “Would I get in any trouble if I shot…

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Caption Contest! “Koman Coulibaly sez …

06/18/2010
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Caption Contest! “Koman Coulibaly sez …

‘I blew that call by thismany.’” Go ahead and top it via comment. (That shouldn’t be difficult. Here’s some research.) And hey, let’s keep it respectable out there.

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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. LXXXVI

06/18/2010
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Hit-and-Run America, Vol. LXXXVI

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. 540. Butte, Mont. June 17. 34-year-old woman riding a bicycle suffers…

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Charlie Dawg’s in it for the goals

06/18/2010
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Charlie Dawg’s in it for the goals

So c’mon, America, let’s get some. (Note: that’s not git, commonly used in redneckey rasslin enthusiast or military way.)

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Whoops!

06/18/2010
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Whoops!

* A story in yesterday’s Daily News included information from a police source who said that former NFL star Marvin Harrison had been required by law to tell police that he was carrying a gun during a traffic stop on Wednesday. There is not such a law. So, why was he taken to Special Victims…

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Barton Blows BP (and any semblance of respectability)

06/18/2010
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Barton Blows BP (and any semblance of respectability)

Interesting piece on Politico about how douchebag Rep. Joe Barton came to apologize for apologizing to BP yesterday. Yeah, yeah, it’s all political posturing and protection, sure. But if I’m going to rip these people to shreds, I need to give credit when they do something that’s, you know, morally expected. Republican leaders sensed the…

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