Wednesday, March 31, 2010

The Pitchin' Wedge

"I drove myself insane singing Frank Sinatra's "Summer Wind" over and over but substituting the words "Pitchin' Wedge"."

15,000 Farmers

"When it comes to Earth Day and Arbor Day, a lot of people talk the talk, but how many really walk the walk?"

Monday, March 29, 2010

Drinkin' at Al J's

A suave saloon between the Galt House's twin towers.

Friday, March 19, 2010

Let Kirstie Alley Be Your Organic Liaison

The self-described "fat actress" is no longer fat! She's looking great, feeling great, and has a new diet plan, a new movie, and a new TV show...

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Tuesday, March 16, 2010

The Planet Pulcova?

Apparently a bunch of new planets have snuck in the back door while I was out...

Friday, March 12, 2010

The Fax Machine Was Invented in 1846.

Hold on, that can't be right. Oh crap, it is. How is that possible?

Thursday, March 11, 2010

Lucia di Lammermoor

What do Walt Disney, Enrico Caruso, Maria Callas, The Three Stooges, and an obscure 1920s pianist named Ferdinand Himmelreich have in common? They all helped revive this obscure Italian opera from 1835:

Coal From Hell

What is coal, *really*? It's mostly carbon, and what's *that* made of?

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Take With Food Or Milk

A book so tiny, you might as well just swallow it and let the comics absorb into your bloodstream:

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Monday, March 1, 2010

Is the Jim Bunning Foundation a Scam?

You decide.

The Nebra Sky Disk

It looks like a winky-face to me. But it's actually the sun, the moon and an Egyptian boat on a bronze circle that's turning history on its head.