Monthly Archives: November 2016

Fast food calories: nobody cares!

A new study has determined that calorie labeling on fast food menus does not impact consumers’ choices in any significant way—which is to say, pretty much at all. What were the odds? 100%. They were always 100%. Let’s leave aside … Continue reading

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Pointless controversy: Thursday night football has to go

Question asked: Should the NFL consider ditching Thursday night football? Yes. Yes, they should. As an occasional diversion from the regular schedule, Thursday games are fine. They’re a Thanksgiving tradition, and in the late season, sure, why not a Thursday … Continue reading

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Let’s blog a parade: 2016

All right, here we go. 2016 is most of the way behind us, and that’s something we can all be thankful for. The TV is on now, and I just missed most of a cooking segment at the end of … Continue reading

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Pointless controversy: Pretzels aren’t salty enough

I have never made Chex mix. I consider this a personal failing on my part, because it’s apparently super easy to do, and homemade Chex mix beats store-bought every time. Plus, you can put in whatever you want. My wife … Continue reading

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Christmas music inertia, and why it’s wonderful

It’s official: Y94 FM started playing Christmas music yesterday at noon. The preseason is here. And I don’t mind, because in my house growing up the preseason started in September. Christmas was a big deal, a whole season of festivity. … Continue reading

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Vote bacon

The election is over. Thank goodness. No, that’s not a commentary on the outcome. America chose either the wrong or the wronger candidate, and like I said before I’m not getting political on this blog. Suffice it to say no … Continue reading

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The waiting

By way of an update to my last post, I’ve decided not to do NaNoWriMo this year. Too much was going on, I didn’t have a good enough story germ to run with, and darn it I’m just tired. I … Continue reading

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