Monday, January 28, 2008

I double dog dare you.

Wanna know why I don't watch any news networks whether they be local or national (with the caveat that I'll watch BBC news only occassionally)? Jon Stewart explains why

Video: Stewart slams media for provoking campaign drama

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People are going to rip this, but I think it is a very grand idea.

Clinton: Let's Put Bloggers Inside Government Agencies

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Hilarious.

Biblical events as retold by Google Earth - Boing Boing

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These aren't the first two boys to try this. Its a wonder there hasn't been a push by a bunch of nanny trolls to ban 'A Christmas Story' due to the multitude of damaged little boy tongues.

Boys Stick Tongues on Frozen Flagpole:

"Two fourth-grade boys mimicking a scene from the movie 'A Christmas Story' wound up with their tongues stuck to a frozen flagpole.
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'I decided to try it because I thought all of the TV shows were lies, but turns out I was wrong,' Gavin said.
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'The nurse asked them, 'OK, who double-dog dared who?'' Billie Dempsey said, a reference to a phrase that a character in the movie used to dare another child to stick his tongue to the pole."
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I still remember the day he died very vividly. I most definitely cried for a good long while.

25 years after Bear Bryant's death, fans' devotion to UA coaching legend hasn't diminished

Like thousands of other Alabamians, Wakefield's devotion to Bryant has not diminished since the day Bryant died on Jan. 26, 1983, exactly 25 years ago.

2 comments:

Jez said...

Okay, as far as the flagpole story goes, that happened in the town I live in now. You know, "A Christmas Story" was filmed in Hammond, Indiana. It too, is in the area known as "The Region."

Feelin' kinda proud in an odd sorta way right now...

JPW said...

That's HILARIOUS Jez! I'd be proud too. You know this ain't the first time its happened, though.