Huffington Post article on Old Jews Telling Jokes →
Moving to Tumblr on June 9th! Written by Richard Chesnoff.
New York Magazine feature on Old Jews Telling... →
On newstands now! New episodes coming June 9th! Written by Mark Harris.
Next session of the Supreme Court: the Subway...
Sonia Sotomayor, Puerto Rican, born in the Bronx, presumed activist, though centrist, who cut her teeth as a criminal prosecutor and is therefore expected to put people before ideas. Yale, Summa. Antonin Scalia, Italian, raised in Queens, originalist and hard conservative, ditched practice for academia early in his career, starts with the intellectual position then works his way down. Harvard,...
California Supremes to rule on Prop 8 Tuesday →
In entertainment, you have to stake out what you think is right, you have to put...– Conan O’Brien
Paul Bunyan: one hundred year-old branded content
There may have been Paul Bunyan stories that circulated throughout the logging camps of the United States and Canada during the late 19th century, but the evidence for this is not entirely clear. Of course there were “tall tales” and legends about extraordinary exploits that happened in the logging camps - but there does not appear to be any trace of a character ...
Paul Bunyan versus the Steam Saw →
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Im gonna beat yr internet down. gonna die w/ a...
Speaking of things we let fail
The security guard at the Time-Life building informs me that Lehman Brothers still has an office there. Huh?
What if we let California fail?
The hideously misnicknamed Golden State can’t quite find enough change between the sofa cushions lately. There was a budget deficit, we fixed it, and boom — another deficit. Which we’re having trouble with. Half the problem is this fococt system where the Assembly needs a supermajority to pass a budget. This allows the Sarah Palin intellectuals of the minority caucus to hold...
Life's little victories @ Twitter dot com
Won at Scrabble Passed the bar Found a quarter Lost five pounds Got his autograph Got her number Made some cookies Saw a rainbow
The 50-game suspension of Manny Ramirez announced Thursday rocked fantasy...– The Wall Street Journal, WTF?
Tumblarity suggestion: if topherchris likes a post, it should count double.
My last post about my Tumblarity dropping raised my Tumblarity. I’m not sure how Tumblarity is calculated, but I am certain it correlates perfectly with our relative value as human beings.
My “Tumblarity” dropped 46 points in the last ten minutes.
Joe the Plumber quits the GOP →
Hopefully he will start a third party and call it “Bullshit Moose.”
Somewhere, one day, someone will tell their...
Chumba was an African prince of some sort. ...
At the tone, please record your message. When you are finished recording, hang...– Far too many voicemail recordings wasting my time. Is anyone out there still unfamiliar with this drill?