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A Movie Mogul’s Regret

“It’s our fault. We should have given him better parts.” ~Studio chief Jack Warner, on Ronald Reagan’s transition to politics. ***

Warning!

Prediction: Expect all Hell to break loose today as Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month coincides with National Etiquette Week. ***

Tricks are for Kids

Every kid loves the Easter Bunny — that cuddly egg-hider and promoter of juvenile tooth decay. Now that Easter is over, we’ve collected a few of the holiday’s most handsome hares. ***

Are You Prepared for Alabama’s School Safety Plan?

It wasn’t that long ago that we brought you the shocker story from Alabama that school officials there put a 5-year-old girl on suicide and homicide watch after she pointed her crayon at another student and made a small gun noise. Alabama schools want you to be sure that your kids are safe! But it’s … Continue reading

The Week in Politics

JUNK FOOD FOR THOUGHT Everything you need to know about last week’s politics for this week’s cocktail party.     This week we learned that the editors of The City Reporter, a newspaper in Southern Russia, decided that people get too much bad news. So, on December 1st, they had a “good news day.” Only … Continue reading

The Week in Politics

WAITING FOR THE THIRD DOT Everything you need to know about last week’s politics for this week’s cocktail party. They say it takes “three points on a graph” to spot a trend. For example, if you spent $2 for a beer yesterday and $5 on a beer today and put that on a graph, it … Continue reading

Are You More Homicidal Than This Alabama 5 Year Old?

“Mommy? Daddy? What is homicide?” This week, school officials in Alabama put a 5-year-old girl on a suicide and homicide watch after she pointed a crayon at a kindergarten classmate and said “pew! pew!” Yes, this is real. The 5-year-old, identified only as Elizabeth, is said to have drawn a picture resembling a gun before … Continue reading

Here’s the Story…

Rumor says that these razor-sharp excerpts of an unfinished novel were found in an LA trash can. They were originally published online without the author’s permission. The author committed suicide after losing the area code for 1-800-LAWYERS.   EXCERPTS FROM MY NOVEL, Here’s the Story of a Lovely Lady   1. It’s 1969, thought the … Continue reading

4 Dead in Urban Outfitters

This week was all about the apology. It wasn’t just that the New York Times had to apologize for mistakenly referring to Dick Cheney as the former president of the United States. Apologies abounded! Like the one from Jacob Dorsey, the 19-year-old Republican candidate for the Wisconsin Assembly, who not only apologized but dropped out … Continue reading

The Week in Politics

KNOCK KNOCK Everything you need to know about last week’s politics for this week’s cocktail party. The most important thing we learned about politics last week is that, in Quitman, Georgia, it’s illegal for chickens to cross the road.   *** Get Lester & Charlie’s New Book Today! ***

Miles of Aisles of Dissent

Recently, the Pew Research Center reported that the number of Americans with a “highly negative” view of the opposing party has more than doubled in the last 20 years. Americans hate one another more than ever, it seems. And we’re always finding new platforms to express it! Which, presumably, is part of the problem. Obstructionist … Continue reading

The Week in Politics

POWER OF BABBLE Everything you need to know about last week’s politics for this week’s cocktail party. Let’s get right to this week’s psychobabble because that’s why we’re all here. First, we don’t need an app for everything and the news should stop giving all of them free promotion. This week’s idiot app was reported … Continue reading

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