"The fox knows many things, but the hedgehog knows one big thing."


Glenn Reynolds:

Barack Obama:
"Impossible to transcend."

Albert A. Gore, Jr.:
"An incontinent brute."

Rev. Jeremiah Wright:
"God damn the Gentleman Farmer."

Friends of GF's Sons:
"Is that really your dad?"

Kickball Girl:
"Keeping 'em alive until 7:45."

Hired Hand:
"I think . . . we forgot the pheasant."

I'm an
Alcoholic Yeti
in the
TTLB Ecosystem

Saturday, December 22, 2012

Civilization advances in tiny increments

Friday, December 21, 2012

It was late. It was very hungry out. No need to wake Mommy.

Wednesday, December 19, 2012

"Your child is coming home. The bad guy is dead."

Friday, December 14, 2012

Jeremiah 31:15

A voice is heard in Ramah,
lamentation and bitter weeping.
Rachel is weeping for her children;
she refuses to be comforted for her children,
because they are no more.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

"It's not you, it's me."

"Ammunition makes a GREAT stocking-stuffer!"

Wednesday, December 12, 2012

The Fourth Most Popular 7-Digit Password is 8675309

Pope Gets Twitter Account

Pope To Identify With Catholic Youth By Giving Up On Catholicism

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Is Broccoli Racist?

Ace observes: "Racism is the new Ladies' Troubles. A general excuse for not doing stuff you don't want to do, and a sort of icky area no one's going to probe too deeply about."

Saturday, December 08, 2012

What? Totally Meant to do That!


Pretend to be a Time Traveler Day

No, really:  it's a thing.

The first rule of PTBATTD is that just telling someone you're a time traveler is prohibited.  Geekdad suggests approaching a stranger, asking what year it is, and then exclaiming, "Then there's still time!" before running off.

We suggest calling a travel agent, and asking about tours of Yellowstone Crater National Park.

Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Lost in Translation

"Tomorrow I’ll be on the S__ line departing at such and such a time, in car number X. Please fondle me."

The extraordinary world of chikan.

Doctors Know Nothing

Another Bad Science Fiction Movie

From Scientific American:
As it flares out of the distant Oort Cloud, the newly discovered comet C/2012 S1 (ISON) appears to be heading on a trajectory that could make for one of the most spectacular night-sky events in living memory.
It's being referred to as a "once in a Civilization" event.

Yeah, sure.  Tell that to the dinosaurs.

Monday, December 03, 2012

What if the Government gave everyone an automatic rifle?

Take Your Kid to Work Day

Licia Ronzulli was elected to the European Parliament in 2009, representing the Italian "People of Freedom" party. On November 21, she decided to take her daughter to work.

What would it sound like if . . . .