It’s been forever since I posted . . . at least three years. After years of blogging quite regularly I moved my hat and coat to Russell Investments where I am presently a Managing Director looking after retail marketing in the US. Which means I mind my manners and do my editorializing there. But the … [Read more…]
You can tell it’s Sunday because it’s time for the GOP hopefuls to go on the morning talk shows and say stupid things about foreign policy. This from the WSJ . . . Mr. Romney said that if he became president, he would work more closely with Mr. Karzai and consult with him “day to … [Read more…]
Throwbacks, cranks, and fans of great sports names everywhere rejoice that there is a guy named Rob Gronkowski kicking butt and taking names playing tight end for a team called the Patriots. What could be more 1950s than that? Okay let’s see. Uncle Mittens works in the private sector from 1976 to 1994 and runs … [Read more…]
Attention numerology fans, Elvis would have been 77 today. In a weird coincidence, he died in 1977. Even weirder, during the 59 scheduled concert dates (9-5=2, 9-2 =7) in 1977, he wore the Mexican Sundial costume all but 17 times. And the world was created in 7 days (if you count God’s “personal day”). No … [Read more…]
This is just magical. This is just plain fun!
No highly selective annual roundup could be complete without noting that last night the Portland Trailblazers, led by Jamal Crawford, Gerald Wallace, Marcus Camby, LaMarcus Aldridge, and Nicolas Batum defeated the Sacto Kings, led by DeMarcus Cousins, Tyreke Evans, Marcus Thornton, and some other guys . . . leading me to wonder, was it something … [Read more…]
What is it about the holiday season that brings out the “share” in people? In that spirit, enjoy this valuable and instructive video . . . And for those who love Scrubs, and who doesn’t, here are the fellas crooning a holiday favorite . . .
I read today that the NBA Charlotte Hornets are considering a multi-team trade involving Chris Paul, Pau Gasol, Rajon Rando, Jeff Green . . . and in other news, it turns out that Miley Cyrus’ friends call her Marley Cyrus. Get it, Marly, like Bob Marely? The Ganga King? Hello? Hello? Put this down in the … [Read more…]
In the spirit of the campaign season, and taking a page from the high art form Romney/Perry/Gingrich et al have made of quoting Obama (any words uttered by the other can be reassembled into a quote as long as they are used in the same order, mostly), I now have proof that President “complete failure … [Read more…]
As seen on CNN . . . “Bachman and Perry clash on Foreign Policy.” You really just have to sit and marvel at the thought of these two giants going at it on countries they couldn’t find on a map using Google and talking about people they couldn’t pick out of police lineup on a … [Read more…]