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Stupor Bowl Sunday As It Happens Happened

“19:56: We popped over to the Puppy Bowl in time for some nauseating exploitation. But I hope it helps some puppies.
“19:57: Fourth first down? They’re showing signs of life? And Romo is a totally sarcastic smartass. And the Rams get one more first down.
“20:02: Suddenly Rams show a spark. But McCordy smacks the ball outta the hands of the Rams receiver in the end zone. Frustration on the sidelines.” | Read more after the jump:

His Majesty Objects

“After some interminably loud defending the walls of the castle, HIM the Roux comes inside and complains for 15 minutes to us churls about Townes very existence in the Royal Orbit. Part of the Complaint revolves around the undisputed Treasonous Conduct of us churls in Divers Huggings and Walkings and Flauntings of the Dangerous Interloper …” | Read more after the jump …

Safety Last

Finally Entering the Public Domain

We’re finally getting some « spectacular stuff » released into the public domain on New Year’s Day (screw you Disney!).

WWI DnD Meme

WWI Collides with D&D and Memes

It’s two years old, but I’m just seeing it for the first time. It’s « one of the best visual

BA223 Arrives

Welcome to KBNA, 787-8 BA223, arriving on 20R after an 8 hour, 56 minute flight from LHR. British Airways began

We Want Dinner!

What happens when Unca Frankie goes to the store without first serving dinner to the Royal Family. (Kinda funny/sad at

You're Home!

Posted by Steve Pollock on Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Vandy's Gorgeous Afternoon

Gorgeous autumn afternoon on the campus of Vanderbilt University. Posted by Steve Pollock on Friday, October 28, 2016

New Swirly Lights

Bought new LED swirly lights for the front of the house. They have a remote that can change the colors

Hello Autumn!

Hello Autumn. Nice to see you finally show up. But could we have something between 90 degrees yesterday and 67

Welcome to October

Seen while mowing. Welcome to October! Posted by Steve Pollock on Saturday, October 1, 2016

Another Hermitage Sunset

Hermitage I-40 sunset. Posted by Steve Pollock on Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Downtown Music City Sunset

Music City sunset. Posted by Steve Pollock on Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Blinded by the Lights

Nothing techno, really. Just the LED colored lights over the deck as reflected in the shiny metal miniblinds in our

Spring Deck Goodness

Naw, the deck's not on fire. Just the new fire pit column, patio furniture, LED lights and tiki torches. Never

Goosey Video Goodness

Posted by Steve Pollock on Friday, April 29, 2016

Percy Priest Lake Dam

Crossing the dam at a picture-perfect Lake Percy Priest on a beautiful spring afternoon. Posted by Steve Pollock on Tuesday, April

Chilly Early Sunset

Beautiful but chilly early spring sunset in Donelson/Hermitage tonight. Posted by Steve Pollock on Friday, April 8, 2016

Rainy Hermitage

It's a gloomy, rainy Saturday afternoon in Hermitage; but more trees are blooming, so the long, dark winter is almost

Springing Spring

Spring is springing upon Hermitage. Posted by Steve Pollock on Tuesday, March 8, 2016

Blooming Jeep

The tree in the driveway is in full bloom on this nice late winter evening in Hermitage. I'll take a

I Have a Brain!

The whole Minnesota experience was mostly Minnesota Nice, always efficient and highly effective. It was also at times… Posted by


Oh, yeah. As Seen On

Good Luck.

As Seen On

Tippi and Melanie

tracylord: Tippi Hedren and her daughter Melanie Griffith As Seen On

School Closures Hit Disproportionately

The Color of School Closures Spread the [rather obvious] word: “Mass school closings have become a hallmark of today’s dominant

Pope Been-a-Nazi

Germany 1980 “Hehehehe. We sure did beat the crap outta you Poles.” “Hehehehe. Yeah, ya sure did. … Hey, wanna

Dougal for Pope

Dougal for Pope. If there is any justice (or any god in the heavens), let it be Dougal. #FatherTed As

The Bones are Richard’s

It’s Richard Researchers in England confirmed this morning that the skeleton found underneath a Leicester car park is indeed that


Shazam! Gaaaaa-uhhhhh-lllleeeeeee!!!!! (But thanks for coming in out of the cold, finally!) As Seen On


Barack Obama “Our journey is not complete until our gay brothers and sisters are treated like anyone else under the

Academic Paywall Monetization Kills

The political consequences of academic paywalls “The suicide of Aaron Swartz, the activist committed to making scholarly research accessible to

WoW Monkey Business

Arcanthus Scolds His Darkmoon Monkey for Being a Very Bad Monkey on the Faire’s Boardwalk. That was one pissed-off gnome.


Jim Horn (My aside: It’s a salient point, but my reply is, sadly, no. You are dealing with people who

Opt. Out.

Opt Out! Opt out of high stakes testing and resist all “market-based reforms” that seek to privatize and destroy public

Idolatry of the Ancient Mythologists

Thomas Paine I believe in one God, and no more; and I hope for happiness beyond this life. All …

Sounds Like … Hmmm. (tumblr)

“All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of his possessions was his own,

Floating Turtle of WoW

How could no one on Azeroth know this thing was floating around for over a 1,000 years? As Seen On

As Seen On

If only our beagles were that talented … As Seen On

Jayne Cortez, RiP

Jayne Cortez: 10-May-34 — 28-Dec-12 “The poet Jayne Cortez, who has died aged 78, was unambiguous about her craft: “Words

How Many Slaves Work for You?

How Many Slaves Work For You? My number was 43 … If anything, it shows that not much has changed

HMS Clueless

The Voyage of the HMS Clueless Truly sailing in a world created of their own delusions. But I wish New

It's Hell Being Offline

Posting and pictures have been temporarily disrupted because internet service hasn’t started at the new house. I’ll have things to


Has it really been almost two months since we posted anything? Yeegads. Apologies. Let’s see. In the past two months,


Over the last week or so, we’ve finally been getting slammed by comment spam, the scourge of Movable Type-powered ‘blogs,