Monthly Archives: April 2010

Cream of Wheat and Ice Cream. They’re Both Creams, So They Go Together, Right?

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I’m Calling It That From Now On

The question was raised on FOX affiliate WNYW’s news program: If you can’t call stuff like soy milk, rice milk, almond milk and so on “milk”, what should you call it? Anchor Greg Kelly didn’t think that “soy juice” sounded right, so his co-anchor Rosanna Scotto came up with a better suggestion: I don’t like […]

That’s Just Lazy

Seen on the shelves at my local grocery store:

PowerPoint is NOT the Enemy

The “tl;dr” Version (or: “The Executive Summary”) High-ranking officers in the U.S. military say that PowerPoint makes them dumb. I say that their reliance on technology for technology’s sake makes them dumb. I make use of an episode of The Office to illustrate my point and the Milliennium Challenge war games exercise as evidence. I […]

The Toronto Transit Civility Commission’s Etiquette Poster Campaign

The folks at Posted Toronto, the National Post’s Toronto-centric blog, have come up with a clever idea: The TTCC – the Toronto Transit Civility Commission. Their mission is to remind people who use the TTC (Toronto Transit Commission, Accordion City’s public transit system, comprising the subway, light rail, buses and streetcars) that etiquette isn’t just […]

Which Action Movie Should You See?

Given the bounty of action films coming out this summer, you might not know which one to watch. Let this flowchart help you decide:

Live Long and Shocker

I don’t think Leonard Nimoy has any idea what that hand gesture [beware, raunchy content] means. The dude on the right scores major bragging points for this photo.