I saw that Met game! I was sort of dozing off on the couch between innings, & suddenly heard Mel Allen's voice when they came back from commercial. Thought I was losing my mind till they swung the cameras around & I saw it was Billy and Robin with the headphones on. They did another half-inning, too. Great line by… » 8/26/14 7:13am 8/26/14 7:13am

I plagiarized this song in 8th grade honors English on a poem assignment. When my teacher read my "masterpiece" to the dirtbag class and they broke out laughing, I went from an A+ to an F- in the blink of a fucking eye. » 8/23/14 12:15am 8/23/14 12:15am

I experienced CS gas in basic training like the OP, but an ex-army buddy of mine recently became some sort of thing that isn't really a cop, but required him to go through basic police training, which he said included being pepper-sprayed at close range in a straight line from eyebrow-to-eyebrow. NO THANK YOU, PLEASE! » 8/19/14 8:26am 8/19/14 8:26am

Hunter S. Thompson wrote a piece about the murder of a Mexican-American reporter by L.A. police that went unpunished. I always thought it was one of the better things he'd ever written, and Ferguson is reminding me of the story each day. Especially this bit about outside agitators. You should read this. It's good.… » 8/18/14 8:38am 8/18/14 8:38am