My Blah Blah Blog - Archive for November, 2009

Headlines

In recent months there’s been a rash of stories about animals getting their heads stuck in things. Admittedly, these stories have surfaced only on slow news days, like, say, while we’re waiting for Obama to clue us in on Afghanistan. A reporter’s gotta come up with something while Barry keeps us hanging …

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Aussie Drinking Crackdown

­ I just read a very upsetting news story. The Australian police, fed up with alcohol-related violence at car racing events, are cracking down. At the recent Bathurst 1000, a three-day race in the town of that name, they decided to set some fun-killing limits: only 24 cans of beer per person …

Glow-In-The-Dark Gefilte Fish

I am sometimes accused of unnecessary gefilte fish-bashing. This is because, although I have never actually eaten the stuff, I just find it, you know, gross, to the point of being comical, so I write about it in scathing terms occasionally. I know I should make an effort to choose more challenging …