Category Archives: sheer awesomeness

Hellbenders Fighting In My Back Yard

There is a nice article right now in Rolling Stone on a historic and heroic struggle that is happening just a few miles up the road from me. A while back, a big corporation came to a tiny little community … Continue reading

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Why “Spank The Monkey” When You Get The Monkey For…

In Oregon, a man was recently arrested for paying a hooker with money from a stolen Girl Scouts fundraising jar in his pet store, then tipping the industrious Professional Intimacy Facilitator with a exotic primate. Because nothing says “lets do … Continue reading

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The Black Swallow of Death

I know, you’ve missed me–I’ve been buried in real-world work again–but I’m swimming towards the surface.  In the meantime, here’s a transcript, with some additions, from a Facebook post that’s making the rounds–a story too fascinating, exciting, and (sadly) unsurprising … Continue reading

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Skiing Santa

Have you been to Driggs, Idaho?  If you have, then you’ll know this is pretty much run of the mill stuff.  I pinched these from my friend Teresa, who lives there. The name of guy on the skis is Jesse … Continue reading

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What In The Blazing Fires of Hell Is This?

This British guy with a big waxed mustache made this show up on my personal facebook page just now.  We’re supposed to be friends, but–now I’m not so sure. I showed it to my wife and she said, “Well, if … Continue reading

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Monday/Memeday: Angry Jacob

Oh, Jacob….

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Tunesday: Jill Sobule Wants “Our America Back”

Jill Sobule always brings the goods.  She’s funny, she’s cute, and she’s crazy cool.  She says a bad word in this song, too–fair warning.  She does THE BEST concerts, too.

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The Great McKinney Swimming Pool Riot of 2015

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Neko Case At the Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh

Playing around with a new camera…we caught the sound check (lightning bolt guitar strap) in the afternoon before the actual show at 7:30. It threatened rain all evening, dark clouds swirling around, but we only got a few sprinkles just … Continue reading

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Mobula Rays Fly, Fly Away

This is awesome, but don’t take my word for it.  Look for yourself. According to the narrative on Fuzzysnail.com… “Mobula rays aka flying rays are also known as the devil fish of the ocean. They are similar in appearance to … Continue reading

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