Monthly Archives: September 2006

How I Destroyed Troop 173, Part 1.

And Got Kicked Out Of The Boy Scouts. TWICE! I don’t know what the fashionable opinion is on the significance of Birth Order these days, I suppose it’s linked to the tenor of the “Nature or Nurture” debate, but I know that any parent with more than one child understands that the older/middle/youngest child dynamic […]

Two Thousand Dollars Worth Of Chinese Food Part 4

Dear readers, rejoice! We have managed to acheive the end of this series! Before we proceed I must dispose of a few items of business. I recommend strongly that first-time readers proceed to the beginning of this sordid tale by clicking the link below. Two Thousand Dollars Worth of Chinese Food Part 1 There you […]

YAY! Lost – The Complete Second Season Comes Out Tomorrow!

The Beast was utterly hooked on this show when it first came out, but then he got moved to night shift and was unable to follow it. Tomorrow will be a real feast! Lock the doors, pull the shades, crank up the 52″ HDTV… The best part is – he will no longer have to […]

Florida Sperm Bank Refrigerator Fails

This is The Beast’s joke: Floridians (of all people) should know that Fresh-Squeezed beats Frozen any day! GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Thousands of sperm samples, some stored by men who feared they could become impotent, were destroyed when the temperature rose undetected in a refrigeration tank at the University of Florida. The problem at the […]

Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin dead!!

We all knew it was coming – nobody with his zest for life could hold onto it for very long. Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin dead By staff writers September 04, 2006 02:14pm Article from: THE Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin, is dead. He was killed in a freak accident in Cairns, police sources said […]

The Thick Edge of the Wedge.

Yesterday, the guys at Powerline news continued their dispute of New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman’s claim (in an interview with David Schraub) that if FDR was currently the President, he would not have used the war on terror as a “wedge” issue. Huh? Let’s set aside the idea that anyone can say with any […]

Oh Dear Lord This Kid ROCKS

Many thanks to Riehl World View for this find. You have never heard the Canon in D played this way, I guarantee! The kid is korean and he’s doing an rock-and-roll arrangement arrangement by a Taiwanese kid named Jerry C. Jerry’s original version is smooother and more fluid, but The Beast thinks the Korean kid […]

Whan Acters Rite, Part 2.

The Hairy Beast arose from his lair today and surveyed his blog. A quick re-read of yesterday’s post and comments, When Actors Write, left him with a pang of residual guilt. He’d been pretty tough on Rosie O’Donnell and her apparently incoherent blog: He is sure Rosie is an incredibly busy person and despite […]