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By substitute on February 11, 2014
If you drop your camera out of an airplane, weird stuff happens.
By substitute on December 10, 2007
Thanks to trinnit for this. I think this is the third “Too Much Foam” incident I’ve seen, but the first with video!
By substitute on August 22, 2007
“Junipero” brand gin is very tasty. Said brand of gin is also 98.6 proof. Alcohol of 98.6 proof is not suitable for a school night. That is all.
By substitute on April 15, 2007
Yesterday I ran out of milk. This is a “can’t happen” in my household because I put milk in my coffee. Without milk there is no coffee, and a day without coffee is like night. When I staggered into the kitchen I realized how screwed I was. I knew I had some chocolate covered espresso […]
By substitute on March 24, 2007
Or: How to get arrested in Costa Mesa, CA: Unpaid checks, pursuit lead to arrest Man who failed to register as a sex offender is suspected of walking out on bills at restaurants. By Kelly Strodl A brief vehicle pursuit earlier this month led Costa Mesa police to an unregistered sex offender, authorities said Tuesday. […]
By substitute on November 15, 2006
This mode of travelling, which by Englishmen of the present day would be regarded as insufferably slow, seemed to our ancestors wonderfully and indeed alarmingly rapid. In a work published a few months before the death of Charles the Second, the flying coaches are extolled as far superior to any similar vehicles ever known in […]
By substitute on September 7, 2006
There is a Yahoo! Discussion Group solely devoted to pissed-off investors in Diedrich Coffee: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/diedrichforum/ The Register ran an article about it today. I like the fact that the pissed-off investor’s pissed-off introduction refers to Gloria Jean’s as their “best business.” Actually I remember their “best business” and it was kinda different from that. Kiss […]
By substitute on August 31, 2006
So You Want To Be A China Sex Blogger from Maciej Ceglowski tells the story of an expat Brit inin Shanghai whose blog contained the poorly chosen mix of swaggering colonial sex yarns, culturally insensitive jabs at his host country, and loud criticism of an authoritarian government. It looks as though some combination of internet […]
By substitute on August 17, 2006
Fortunately most of it is theoretical and occurs as military exercises rather than actual attacks. But my snark is at a near all-time high. Example. My brother is in town, and we were talking about scammers and beggars. I related the story of one local addict, the kind of guy who goes from looking pretty […]
By substitute on August 3, 2006
By invitation of a well-known official, I visited the Navy-Yard yesterday, and witnessed the trial of some newly-invented rifled cannon. The trial was of short duration, and the jury brought in a verdict of “innocent of any intent to kill.” The first gun tried was similar to those used in the Revolution, except that it […]