I got nailed in the great p3 “Little Drummer Boy” challenge last night, Thursday the 22nd, at 8:30pm, with two days and a threee-plus hours before the deadline. It's one of my best non-winning scores.oh, who am I kidding? I didn't have a “best non-winning score;” I lost. Peri
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The p3 over-under for the moment (assuming it didn't already happen and I missed it) when a congressional Republican, or a member of the Trump inner circle, or one of their spokespersons goes on TV and proclaims that deficits no longer matter (again): 11:00am Sunday, November 27th.Tie-
Tonight, in just two minutes at 12:01am Friday, November 25, 2006, begins what the Commissioner has somewhat arbitrarily declared the twentieth annual running of the "War on the Little Drummer Boy. You are invited to take part. No registration or peeing in little cups is required.The rules are as follows:
One of the two best 1970s sitcom moments (here's the other one, but it doesn't have anything to do with Thhanksgiving, so . . . ). Slightly edited, the only way this clip seems to be available now.
(Welcome Crooks & Liars readers! And thanks yet again to friend of p3 Batocchio!)So Donald Trump Jr. (that's the brother who takes his hair grooming tips from early-1990s Bret Easton Ellis serial killers rather than from his father)
(Also known as the First Law of Conservation of Schmuckiness.)If Trump is a draft-dodger for having taken a II-S (or four of them), he is among millions of "draft dodgers" and so you need to STFU because you're outnumbered. The heel spurs letter is more interesting, mostly
I've been seeing a lot of items on my Facebook feed the last day or two showing President Obama and Senators Warren and Sanders touting the notion of an Election Day federal holiday. I still say that's a solution in search of a problem.As I
Sarah Palin made her first p3 appearance on Sunday Morning Toons, August 31, 2008.Sensing immediately, like nearly everyone on earth who wasn't John McCain or Bill Kristol, that she would become
The conventional wisdom about Karl Rove – back when he was Bush's Brain, and paid for it with the presidential nickname "Turdblossom" – was that he was a genius. (Of course, back in 1994 they said that about Gingrich, too.)Almost ten years ago, in
And what song hit #1 on the US charts fifty years ago yesterday?Thank you for asking.The s
I predicted that
On this day in 1797, Mary Shelly (néeWollstonecraft Godwin) was born.
We're getting a very late st
On this day in 1970, after the band finished its last show at Max's Kansas City in Manhattan, Lou Reed officially left the Velvet Underground. There are rumors he started a solo career.
Rod Serling pitched the idea of "The Twilight Zone" (I'm not going to call it "the original") in part because of his suspicion that science-fiction and fantasy offered a way to explore social and moral themes that even Golden Age television couldn't or wouldn't handle right. History has judged him kindly on that decision.