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Archive for April, 2010

Biggest WTF ever?

I was going to blog about a happy little tale of a woman trying to bite a man to death, but decided to forgo the comedy (unless you’re that guy, it’s comedy) when I saw the following capsule on The Daily Beast, concerning that exploding oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico lacking an off switch. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Thursday, April 29th, 2010
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Why AC/DC?

I understand how AC/DC goes with an action movie the way penicillin goes with being married to Jesse James. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Wednesday, April 28th, 2010
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Greatest (or scariest) act ever

A friend just sent me a video of the Ross sisters - a trio of singing and dancing … I’m not sure what … Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Tuesday, April 27th, 2010
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Christopher Lee metal album

This is one of the more interesting press releases I’ve received recently. And if it’s a hoax from one of my more literate friends with too much time on his/her hands, trust me that you will suffer. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Monday, April 26th, 2010
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Hicks: Sorry, my bad.

I wrote a column for Sunday’s paper about my wife choosing a song for us because, as you know, 42-year-old men need to have an “our song” thing with their wives. Since we don’t have one – and her sister asked if there was something she wanted played for us this weekend at her wedding – my wife picked a bad song from an ever worse movie, based on how much fun we have had in the past making fun of said movie. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Monday, April 26th, 2010
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Hicks: Five things not to do on Earth Day

Today’s Earth Day, which means … I don’t know, really. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Thursday, April 22nd, 2010
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Ronald Reagan and James Dean

In what may qualify as the strangest pairing in TV history, a 1954 episode of General Electric Theater recently surfaced featuring James Dean playing opposite Ronald Reagan. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Wednesday, April 21st, 2010
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Hicks: Real reason earthquakes happen

I’ve finally figured out what caused the 1989 earthquake. I’m not naming names, but you know who you are. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Monday, April 19th, 2010
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Classiest guy ever

I don’t know about you, but I know I’d be the proudest father in the world if I raised a son who purposely vomited on children. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Friday, April 16th, 2010
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I laugh, but you don’t. Then what?

My fellow features writer Laura Casey sent me a clip of something today that made her laugh until she almost spit up her lunch. My reaction was to laugh hysterically until people stopped working to see what I was choking on. And that was before I saw the clip. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Thursday, April 15th, 2010
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