Posts Tagged ‘News’

The People On The East Coast Of EVERY COUNTRY IN THE WORLD WITH AN “EAST COAST” Would Appreciate It!

May 16, 2023

Look news outlets, we’re already being bombarded with information overload about disasters and tragedies from all over the globe. The least you could do is be specific in your headlines and not say things like “Devastating Earthquake Rocks East Coast” when you mean the east coast of Taiwan!

Lawyers Never Cease To Amaze Me (But I Wish They Would)

May 3, 2023

I knew we’d moved into a different age of journalism once it started to be argued that “news shows” weren’t actually “news shows” but “commentary shows” that weren’t required or expected to tell the truth because it was universally understood they weren’t actually news shows.

Yes, I Saw The News

May 25, 2022

I just don’t have anything to say that I haven’t already said before.

“I’m Not Lying, THEY Are!”

April 5, 2022

*takes a deep breath*

*scans the news*


Do you ever get the feeling that the news these days is just one giant game of “Spot the Imposter“?

Ladies And Gentlemen . . . Welcome To Florida

June 2, 2021

(We interrupt our intended line of thought with this special announcement.)

I’m rarely at a loss for words, but learning that a full grown man tried to invoke the “stand your ground” defense over his killing of an iguana just has me gobsmacked today.

More Than Earned It, In Fact

January 22, 2021

For three days or so now people have been talking about how an old northerner dressed warmly because it was cold.

Oh, what the heck . . . enjoy. I think we’ve all earned some boring news for a change.

Even A Moment’s Reflection Would Have Made Me Realize This Was NOT The Way To Make Myself Feel Better

October 9, 2019

I’m feeling a little depressed today, and that’s making it hard to focus.  Maybe if I browse the headlines a bit I’ll . . . 

. . . wonder what in God’s name I was thinking?!


April 5, 2018

And in the not-news today, celebrity jerk is still a jerk!  Details to follow.

Not My Idea Of A Good Morning

November 29, 2017

Me:  *Gets up, glances at the news playing on T.V., and counts no fewer than three innuendoes in the absence of facts over the course of a two minute “report”*

Me:  *Turning and walking away*  Nope . . .

Once Again Demonstrating “The Initiative”

November 20, 2017

Yesterday some chum bucket died of natural causes in the care of the California Department of Corrections.

(You can, of course, find more details if you care to look it up, but I still feel this is all that needs to be said.)