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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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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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John Milton, Godzilla Haiku, and Paper Clips Decoded.

Posted by Trixie on Tuesday, July 6, 2010, In : Misc. Ramblings 

"He that has light within his own clear breast May sit in the center, and enjoy bright day: But he that hides a dark soul and foul thoughts Benighted walks under the mid-day sun; Himself his own dungeon."

~John Milton

Translation:
Verily: I have no Idea; what this: Means.

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My first (and last) Godzilla Haiku:



Translation: 17 syllables are merely a suggestion.

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The Alfred E. Neuman Equation, De-pantsing in Flashdance, and Punning (badly).

Posted by Trixie on Thursday, May 20, 2010, In : Misc. Ramblings 
The Great Divide
Q: How many US states does the Continental Divide of the Americas pass through?

        4
       5
       6
       7

A: Six.


I answered five, and my friend starts heckling me.

"Ok, Captain Geography, name 'em."

"Alaska, Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, and New Mexico."


Sigh, "I forgot about Wyoming. I always forget about Wyoming -- to me, it's as though Wyoming and Colorado are the same state."

Wyoming and Colorado

"Kinda like the Alfred E. Neuman equation?"

"What's that?"

"You know, how any combination of P...

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Negotiating with a Terrorist.

Posted by Trixie on Monday, December 14, 2009, In : Misc. Ramblings 

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The Week in Photos, ending 08|29|09

Posted by Trixie on Saturday, August 29, 2009, In : Misc. Ramblings 

Senator Edward Kennedy Funeral

Actual Caption: Former president Bill Clinton (L) talks with President Barack Obama during funeral services for U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy; George W. Bush eavesdrops (ok, THAT I added).


Actual Caption: South Africa's President Jacob Zuma congratulates Caster Semenya in Pretoria.


In the News: California Governor, Arnold Schwarzenegger holds 'The Great California Garage Sale' to ease budget crisis shortly after issuing IOUs in lieu of cash payments.

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