Wednesday, January 28, 2009

The Dude abides, Torn Slatterns and Nugget Ranchers


TV is switching over to digital, phones are digital, radio is available in digital. And although I am not sure how this works, as of August 3, Hostess announced Pop Tarts are going digital.

Not good

McDonald’s profits are up 80% during this recession. It appears we will be the first country in history to get a big ol’ lard ass in lean times.

Oui kid the French

Former French President Jacques Chirac was rushed to a hospital after being mauled by his clinically depressed French poodle. After that attack, the entire city of Paris surrendered to the poodle and then the dog marched up the Champs-Elysees in triumph.

Not true

One of the urban myths about the Super Bowl is that entire city sewage systems burst at halftime from pressure of the simultaneous flushing of so many toilets. In fact the only NFL-related sewage problem is the Detroit Lions.

More like it

In numerous TV interviews, impeached Ill. Gov. Rod Blagojevich compared himself to Martin Luther King and Gandhi. Really? See, I think he’s more like Ron Popeil and a Chia Pet.