Browsing Archive: May, 2012

Time for Something Fresh: Wiferism.

Posted by Trixie on Saturday, May 26, 2012, In : Misc. Ramblings 

Out with the old, in with the new. Birtherism is so 2008-Yesterday. And because of that, on his show last night, Bill Maher introduced the Wifer Movement. And far be it for me not to participate in cutting-edge national distractions:

Can Romney prove he only has one wife? Was 1987 really the last time he was allowed into his own bathroom? Will Romney produce his long-form marriage certificate for public scrutiny and amateur photoshop'g? And exactly how "long" is it?

Guest, Kevin Nealson, summed...

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Keurig Coffee Maker PSA: Spank and Burp.

Posted by Trixie on Wednesday, May 23, 2012, In : kvetch 
Keurig Coffee Maker: Spank and Burp
We've all been there, and for what it's worth, this is not an Onion article: 

You wake up, fire up the coffee machine, and hunt and gather via your refrigerator. A couple minutes later, you place the single serving K-cup in your Keurig coffee maker, press 'brew'...and nothing. You try again, and you get a quarter cup of coffee. Advanced trouble-shooting skills kick in, and you press the same button over and over again which only results in the machine spitting (some unidentified carbon mass) a...

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Facebook IPO Aftermath: Smell Like a Man, Man. Friend Me.

Posted by Trixie on Saturday, May 19, 2012, In : Misc. Ramblings 
Yesterday's Facebook IPO fell far short of its hyped expectations with underwriters spending most of the day defending the stock from falling below its IPO price of $38. Perhaps the lack of enthusiasm has something to do with its valuation of at least 100 times earnings. Or maybe because General Motors recently stopped advertising on Facebook because it wasn't getting the results it expected. Or that Goldman Sachs planned to sell large chunks of the their holdings in the IPO, making some pote...

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