I've posted on multiple occasions of my dream job as a goat herder, so you can imagine my delight when I found this comic today. © xkcd ~~~ Ah, my daydreams of goat herding:http://www.jeremyblevins.com/2013/09/nunya.htmlhttp://www.jeremyblevins.com/2012/09/my-dream-job.htmlhttp://www.jeremyblevins.com/2012/06/my-next-career-as-pygmy-goat-farmer.html
Ahoy mateys! Today be me favorite holiday (unless it be May, and then it be Cinco de Mayo), International Talk Like a Pirate Day¡ It be the one day a yearrrr that I can call the scoundrels I swab the deck with th' scalawags they are.'Nother establishment ye certes to enjoy be callin' to mind a … Continue reading Avast! It be that day!
Apparently, an artist with no apparent knowledge of vexillology (or maybe he does???) has a great idea to foist a "special" flag upon the skyline of Edinburgh during The Fringe:IT WAS billed as an attempt to unite Scotland’s capital in a collective welcome to the tens of thousands of visitors descending for the world’s biggest arts festival.But … Continue reading Edinburgh Surrenders?
I spent the past month or so watching the complete series of Jeeves and Wooster on Hulu, and I proudly proclaim that my favorite character was Sir Roderick Spode, 7th Earl of Sidcup.John Turner as Roderick SpodeNevermind the fact that the character was patterned after Sir Oswald Ernald Mosley; Lord Sidcup is an inspiration to all … Continue reading In praise of Sir Roderick Spode
I was perusing one of my favorite comics today and noticed this one:The Don Quixote reference completely fits recent ecological horror : Twitchers flocking to see rare bird saw it killed by wind turbine.So what is the irony and the connection betwixt the two? Environmentalism's utopia, much like Don Quixote's Dulcinea, are fabrications. AND, the windmills … Continue reading Irony