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Archive for September, 2010

Hicks: A point about Katy and Elmo

So Katy Perry’s taped performance for “Sesame Street,” which was released to YouTube earlier this week, has drawn complaints from parents due to the pop star’s visible cleavage. So it will no longer air on the children’s show, creator Sesame Workshop said Thursday morning.

At this time I’d like to point out the double standard at work here, as Elmo wears no pants.

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Posted on Thursday, September 23rd, 2010
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Hicks: Why animals eat their young

The scene is my house, at 7:10 this morning. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010
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Hicks: OK Go’s incredible dog (and goat) video

About a million and a half of you have seen this, but if not, here’s one of the greatest – and best coordinated – video ever made: Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Tuesday, September 21st, 2010
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Five DVDs on a desert island …

So last week we covered which five CDs you’d take if you had to be marooned on a desert island for the rest of your life Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Tuesday, September 21st, 2010
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R.I.P. Leonard Skinner (or whatever)

Out of respect, please hold the “Can’t you smell that smell?” jokes.

The Florida high school gym teacher, whose loathing for long hair inspired some of his students to name their rock band after him … sort of … has died. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Monday, September 20th, 2010
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Hicks: Caffeine and murder

THIS is why I don’t drink coffee. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Monday, September 20th, 2010
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Rudolph is dead

Well … sort of. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Wednesday, September 15th, 2010
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Pick five CDs to spend life with on a desert island

My wife and I were driving somewhere over the weekend when – as I occasionally do – began babbling at the side of her head. She usually doesn’t react much, which is really the best thing to do. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Monday, September 13th, 2010
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Most insane campaign speech in history

His name is Phil Davison. And he’s running for TREASURER of STARK COUNTY, Ohio. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Friday, September 10th, 2010
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No taxes on Romanian witches!

I’m sure this development will have us all breathing a big sigh of relief, not to mention Romanian Tea Partiers, who have cause to celebrate today. Read the rest of this entry »

Posted on Thursday, September 9th, 2010
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