Career Choices for Girls to Consider

Doctor, Minnie Mouse, or Princess? Hmm, so many choices. In Closing: hell froze over; die with a t on the end; to paraphrase, “I didn’t mean any ill intent, only that the military should rise up and put that ****** in his place!”; and a cool way to explore the periodic table ....more

Music Monday: Happy Columbus Day

It’s just not a patriotic holiday without Stan Freberg. A couple years ago I posted a version of his thoughts on Columbus. Perhaps you prefer this take on the events: ...more

Double Down

The Freakin NSA The Executive Director of Google says that the NSA is going to break trust in the internet, and thereby break the very internet itself. I don’t think the government cares. The NSA will do whatever it likes, thankyouverymuch ....more

A few random links for and about women.

Just a reminder that for ladies, there are times that it’s not a very nice place out there in the real world, and yet many of us persevere ....more

Music Monday: Athletics and the Economy

Why yes, that is Andy Samberg as “Steve.” Ok, I get it. Professional sports are highly profitable. Millions of dollars, and that’s just players’ salaries ....more

A few items on job creation

Ok, by now everybody’s heard that really good job creation and unemployment numbers were announced Friday, right? Good. There were even jobs for people without a lot of education! ...more

Fear-mongering at its finest.

The TSA really doesn’t like that Apple and Google both have products they can’t just hack remotely. As in, they are trying desperately to make them stop it. Poor babies may actually have to get search warrants ....more

Music Monday: I had a strange childhood

Fun fact: one of the geniuses behind that… thing was the actor who played little Will Robinson on Lost in Space and Lanier in Babylon 5. In Closing: Is the children learning? ...more

A Legitimate Question

Ok, good for the NFL deciding that beating the **** out of your wife or girlfriend is a bad thing. But in the interest of fairness, why not suspend any player facing felony charges until everything is settled in the courts? After all, Joe Average would probably lose their job (mostly because of the inability to post bail) ....more

3 Premieres and a Re-Run

I’m not much of a TV or entertainment blogger, but thought I would share my thoughts anyway. Here goes. Madam Secretary:...more