home of the proletarian elite

Archives for the ‘Mumblings’ Category

Where was this sign 3 weeks ago?

By • Sep 13th, 2007 • Category: Mumblings

A little more than 3 weeks after breaking my arm, I went in today for x-rays to check the healing process.
I was making my way …

Michael Hearst’s Music For Ice Cream Trucks

By • Jul 27th, 2007 • Category: Mumblings, Music

Owning and driving an ice cream truck is high on my list of things I insist upon doing before I die. When I’m driving down …

Code of Conduct?

By • Mar 30th, 2007 • Category: Mumblings, Notable Web Stuff

It makes me a little sad that Kathy Sierra has been intimidated by a handful of asshats who undoubtedly had their books dumped one too …

Head of Cartoon Network resigns following marketing stunt

By • Feb 12th, 2007 • Category: Mumblings

You have to be kidding me. Head of Cartoon Network resigns following marketing stunt that brought out Boston bomb squad.

Boston’s Mayor Thomas Menino said, “The …

Sometimes the British Speak Differently

By • May 11th, 2006 • Category: Mumblings, Notable Web Stuff

Someone made a comment on Metafilter about how they were struck with the BBC’s usage of the the term “beat off” being…er, different than the …

I’m not as old as Carl Reiner

By • Mar 20th, 2006 • Category: Mumblings

Whoa. He’s getting up there, isnt he?
Also born today…Spike Lee, Holly Hunter, Kathy Ireland, Slim Jim Phantom, and Brian Mulroney, eighteenth Prime Minister of …

Regional Basketball Champs

By • Feb 27th, 2006 • Category: Mumblings

Regional Basketball Champs (photo credit: justlisa)

Holy crap. The Girls basketball team at Central Decatur High School—my alma mater—won the regional championships this week …

R.I.P. Shelley Skelley

By • Feb 24th, 2006 • Category: Mumblings

Click for larger versions

UPDATE: Star Tribune Obituary and Online Guestbook.
Some of the most amazing people that have been—and are—a part of my …

No Virginia, Santa Isn’t A War Criminal.

By • Dec 20th, 2005 • Category: Mumblings

The War On Christmas? This has to stop. Is enough of the American public blunted on glue fumes to not get that the preoccupation with …

SFC Sam made it back home in time for Christmas

By • Dec 19th, 2005 • Category: Mumblings

Just got a link to this video clip from channel 13 in Des Moines featuring an old friend I haven’t seen in years returning home …