Archive for the ‘Joe Leibovich’ Category

Leon Redbone Meets Leon Redbone

Posted on Thursday, January 27th, 2011

Leon Redbone is a lunatic. A wonderful, wonderful lunatic. I have enjoyed Leon Redbone since I was a kid. I suspect the first time I saw him was in the 1970′s on SNL. His unique voice combined with his very apparent humor and fashion sense have always made for an entertaining presentation. Recently, my wife [...]

The New Zodiac!

Posted on Tuesday, January 18th, 2011

Some joker in Minnesota announced this week that the dates of the astrological birth signs has changed. And, while he was at it, he added another sign. Parke Kunkle with the Minnesota Planetarium Society (and an astronomy instructor at a community college) announced that due to a wobbly earth, the signs have to be adjusted. [...]

The Days of the Week, According to Restaurants That Advertise on Classic Rock Stations

Posted on Monday, November 1st, 2010

1.  Margarita Monday 2. Tipsy Tuesday 3. Wasted Wednesday 4. Thirsty Thursday 5. Freakin’ Drunk Friday 6. Sloshed Saturday 7. Slightly Sober Sunday

The Months As Noted By The Local Classic Rock Station

Posted on Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

Rockuary Rockuary II Rock-arch Rockril Rock Rock! (Note the use of an exclamation point to differentiate Rock from Rock!) Rockly Rockust Rocktember Rocktober Rockvember Countdown to Rockin’ New Year’s Eve

Failed Restaurants

Posted on Tuesday, October 5th, 2010

Other than people with crippling agoraphobia, everyone loves eating out. Nonetheless, not every dining experience is positive. Here are some failed restaurants that simply didn’t delight the ever fickle foodie public and an explanation as to why they didn’t make it : 1. The Surly Frenchman – Poor service combined with a terrible name for [...]

H.P. Lovecraft: Television Writer

Posted on Monday, August 16th, 2010

In addition to being a complete racist, it is arguable that H.P. Lovecraft was one of the most influential horror writers of all time.  His tales, particularly those of the so-called Cthulhu Mythos, published in pulp magazines of the 20’s and 30’s, served as inspiration for countless writers that followed him, including the likes of [...]

Fantasy Football Drafting Tips

Posted on Monday, August 9th, 2010

Pre-Season NFL games started this week.  It seems this is part of professional football’s goal now to make football season as interminable as an NBA season? I mean, don’t get me wrong, I enjoy watching third stringers play in games that don’t count as much as the next guy (assuming that guy does not enjoy [...]

Not All Heroes Are Super

Posted on Monday, August 2nd, 2010

You know who is not a real superhero?  Well, pretty much everyone, as they do not actually exist.  But, in the world of alleged superheroes, there are some people who are given that title who are not truly superheroes. I believe that the term superhero should only apply to people with, you know, super powers.  [...]

Why Joss Whedon Shouldn’t Direct The Avengers

Posted on Monday, July 26th, 2010

Joss Whedon announced at last week’s Comic-Con that he will direct the movie based on Mavel Comics’ The Avengers.  Whedon is the creative force behind Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Firefly, and Dollhouse. For Whedon’s fans this is exciting news.  Others, however, are not thrilled.  Based on a scientific survey completed over the weekend, the following [...]

Tom Waits’ Bar Inspection Report

Posted on Monday, July 19th, 2010

To: Mr. T. Waits From: Department of Inspection The recent inspection of your bar has brought to light the following deficiencies: 1. The piano appears to be intoxicated 2. Men’s neck apparel suffers from narcolepsy 3. The band is not present, and is rumored to have fled to New York for reasons unknown 4. The [...]


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