The Critics vs Reality Chappelle/Nerdrotic edition

I was planning a piece on the difference between the critics and the people in the reaction to the Dave Chappelle special, but the good folks at Nerdrotic.com beat me to it I can't put it better than that but let me remind you that these are the same type of people who keep telling … Continue reading The Critics vs Reality Chappelle/Nerdrotic edition

Quick Thoughts Under the Fedora, Quarterbacks, Portland Antifa, Yes Minister, Stacy Women and Math is hard for Greta

If you are a Patriot's fan you probably like what you see after two games in the new rookie quarterback Jarrett Stidham so far after two games. I predict that if he continues to do well we are going to hear the same nonsense about trading Tom Brady as we did in the past about … Continue reading Quick Thoughts Under the Fedora, Quarterbacks, Portland Antifa, Yes Minister, Stacy Women and Math is hard for Greta

Two line thoughts Under the Fedora: Comey Fallout, Popehat’s Point, Release Hunt, Animals being Animals and Good kids with Guns

The AG has ordered an investigation of the death of Jeffrey Epstein. Thanks to James Comey and the Obama administration almost nobody trusts the government to conduct an honest one. ---------------- In a thread on Twitter Popehat made a pretty good point about incompetence in organization in order to counter those like me who assume … Continue reading Two line thoughts Under the Fedora: Comey Fallout, Popehat’s Point, Release Hunt, Animals being Animals and Good kids with Guns

Sable/GERBL Day Seven: Texas wins in 13 Volt Shocks Muffen Men, Vikings Sweep Washington, Machado saves LA’s day

Texas and Boston each had two long balls but it was a pair of doubles in the 13 that earned Texas a 5-4 victory and a split in their series with Boston. After two scoreless innings to start it appeared that we’d be seeing a battle of the bats when Brandon Nimmo, Jose Altuve and … Continue reading Sable/GERBL Day Seven: Texas wins in 13 Volt Shocks Muffen Men, Vikings Sweep Washington, Machado saves LA’s day

Mayim Bialik unintentionally explains the price women have paid for Feminism.

There are a lot of great things about the latest offering from Mayim Bialik at her youtube channel titled: I'm A Stay-At-Home Mom...Again! It's full of great insights, the details of basic life, the tasks of a mother of young sons, the repetitiveness and ordinariness of mother's average day, but it's the realization of what … Continue reading Mayim Bialik unintentionally explains the price women have paid for Feminism.

Detectorists: Charming, Beautifully Written Series to Steal your Heart

By:  Pat Austin SHREVEPORT – I’m bouncing off John Ruberry’s post this week; he reviewed the Netflix Longmire series and so I’m going to share my favorite series: Detectorists, which is a charming, funny, and beautifully written British series by Mackenzie Crook.  Let me stress the “beautifully written” part. Oh, and the photography – breathtaking. … Continue reading Detectorists: Charming, Beautifully Written Series to Steal your Heart

Television review: The final season of Longmire

By John Ruberry The Netflix neo-western Longmire has ridden into the sunset after six years. The final season started streaming on the network nine days ago and the results should please its fans. I enjoyed it. My Da Tech Guy review of the first five seasons of is here. Walt Longmire (Robert Taylor), a widower, is … Continue reading Television review: The final season of Longmire

Nikki Edgar’s Thanksgiving Gift To Us All

Namely, pop music that doesn’t suck. Nikki Edgar, née Nikki Leoni who released a few contemporary Christian albums back in the day, has just put out her first solo album in quite some time and first under her married name. Heartache Easy is ... well, it’s so good it’s almost ridiculous. Presently, pop music is … Continue reading Nikki Edgar’s Thanksgiving Gift To Us All

Hollywood and DC: Never Our Betters and Often Much Worse

by baldilocks Wretchard goes long on the unmasking of the two Hollywoods: In the unending exposes of financial, moral and sexual turpitude we are witnessing a similar humiliation of a ruling elite. The critical role played by prestige in upholding the current status quo was no less important for the Western elite than it was … Continue reading Hollywood and DC: Never Our Betters and Often Much Worse

Short Observation About the Two Hollywoods

by baldilocks With the accusation avalanche of sexual crimes/misconduct being slung about in Hollywood and in the Hollywood for Ugly People (Washington DC), we have this bit of news. Former Rep. Anthony Weiner, who reported to prison this week to begin a 21-month sentence for sexting with a 15-year-old girl, is hoping to stay in contact … Continue reading Short Observation About the Two Hollywoods

Gord The Polar Bear

Indulge me as I take a brief trip down memory lane. I started blogging in 2003, at the time focusing on NASCAR although often chasing down rabbit holes and/or digressing. In May of 2005, for reasons I don't recall I created a character to occasionally show up in the blog. Specifically, a polar bear named … Continue reading Gord The Polar Bear

Sin City Is Getting A Whole Lot Hotter (And Why That’s A Good Thing)

I have an online friend named Alison. Alison is smart, witty, and quite attractive. Unfortunately, Alison is also dealing with a pancreas from hell, this manifesting itself in numerous hospitalizations including one at the present time. Prayers for her healing are requested. Alison recently moved to Las Vegas. No, not because she wants to be … Continue reading Sin City Is Getting A Whole Lot Hotter (And Why That’s A Good Thing)

Of Dead Geese and Distractions Removed

by baldilocks For the last few days, it’s been all about Donald Trump and his fiery words to NFL owners regarding players who choose to sit down or kneel during the playing of the National Anthem. Lots of mischaracterizations out there about the state of this feud, including that it’s a “First Amendment” issue or … Continue reading Of Dead Geese and Distractions Removed

Couldn’t Be Done

Given the omnipresent heaviness of current news around the world, with natural disasters and threatened man made ones on all sides, thought it best to take a moment and breathe. The NFL seems hellbent on self-destruction, what wth continued permitted player protests during the National Anthem plus a deadly inability to address CTE. You’d think … Continue reading Couldn’t Be Done

10 things I’ll be doing instead of watching the Emmys

As I write this mini-article, millions of Americans are hearing about how bad Donald Trump is, how unfair the government is going to be to illegal immigrants, how Ted Cruz loves porn, and who won an award or two scattered in with the slew of liberal jokes. I'm not. Instead, I've put together a list … Continue reading 10 things I’ll be doing instead of watching the Emmys