Tag Archives: rant

Bad blurb advice

It’s been quite a while since I last did a post about book blurbs, and this one is way overdue. It also coincides with another of my favorite pastimes, because it’s a rant. I fall in and out of heavy … Continue reading

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What is your ____ name? Take this quiz from Big Data!

I see this crap on Facebook all the time, and it has to stop. What is your porn name? What is your Hogwarts name? What is your droid name? (That one was today.) Answer these 20 questions and pass it … Continue reading

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Dysfunction circus

I saw an article today that was honestly too inane not to tear apart. It’s to the point where I’m considering making this dysfunction circus thing a regular feature, inasmuch as I have such a thing as regular features at … Continue reading

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Prometheus and the boxed macaroni

I lost track of Cracked a couple of years ago, but I used to watch their After Hours series regularly for the laughs. In one episode, the comedians are all discussing which alternate TV-commercial universe would be best to live … Continue reading

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In search of: straight macaroni

This is a serious question, and if anyone can answer it I’d be thrilled. Where in the frell can you buy straight macaroni, like the kind used in Kraft Macaroni & Cheese? I was watching a video tonight from Todd’s … Continue reading

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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: 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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