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Archive for January, 2010

Enough damned applause

My 19-month-old daughter has a cute habit of applauding when she likes something. And when she hears others applaud. Which is really great … unless she happens to be sitting with you while you’re watching the State of the Union. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Thursday, January 28th, 2010
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Pizza for Haiti

Bay Area Parent magazine is teaming with Rocco’s Pizzeria in Walnut Creek to raise funds for Haiti relief. Go to Rocco’s anytime Tuesday, Wednesday and/or Thursday, when 25 percent of the proceeds go to the Red Cross for Haiti.
I love Rocco’s, so I may go all three days. It’s a good excuse in ingest as much good pizza as possible.
Rocco’s is located at 2909 Ygnacio Valley Rd. in Walnut Creek. Call 925-947-6105 or visit BayAreaParent.com for more information.

Posted on Monday, January 25th, 2010
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Plumbers’ cracks

As you probably know, there was this guy on American idol last week who came in and basically sang a song about how he hates kids who wear their pants too low. “Pants on the Ground,” it was called, and now it’s a sensation all over YouTube, with dozens and dozens of parodies, including an Elvis impersonator and Jimmy Fallon doing Neil Young.. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Friday, January 22nd, 2010
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Chachi is dumb

Apparently Scott Baio, who is a really funny Republican, posted a Tweet containing an unflattering picture of First Lady Michelle Obama with the caption Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Thursday, January 21st, 2010
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Rush is sweet

I won’t say I hope Rush Limbaugh’s house vaporizes in the next big earthquake, and he spends three days sleeping and shivering in the street, drinking foul gutter water while waiting for government-funded rescue. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Thursday, January 14th, 2010
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Pat Robertson: Geologist

It wasn’t massive underground plates moving in opposing directions thanks to tremendous gravitational forces most of us don’t understand.

It was actually Satan. And the French.

Televangelist Pat Robertson said Wednesday on his Christian Broadcast Network that the earthquake in Haiti that has killed thousands happened because they made a pact with the devil. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Wednesday, January 13th, 2010
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Spiderman is Dead – Good

Sony Pictures announced this week that it’s pulled the plug on Spiderman 4, because they couldn’t agree on a script with director Sam Raimi – who also didn’t think the studio’s check for $230 million would cover his “vision.”

Good. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Tuesday, January 12th, 2010
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Funniest commercial ever

I’ve watched this commercial for Bud Light four times now, and every time I’ve laughed until I nearly choke to death. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Sunday, January 10th, 2010
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My other column

It never dawned on me until now to link my other column to my blog, but anything for more hits. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Saturday, January 9th, 2010
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All you need is Maiden

Allow me to indulge the 15-year-old boy inside me for a moment.

I’m just beat down today. The diet Red Bull wasn’t working. Nor was the walk through the parking lot. I actually considered sneaking out to my car for a 20-minute nap. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Friday, January 8th, 2010
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