I am working on a dissertation dealing with the campaign for the neologism of the word “santorum.” Basically, several years ago presidential candidate and former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum offended a group of people, and through a planned Internet campaign the word “santorum” was systematically redefined to mean… well, something gross. Go ahead, Google it. […]
Monthly Archives: January 2012
Herman and Sherman are almost the same but all your friends still go to Herman’s party.
Watching Animal Planet, we witness a snake vomiting up a bird. Me: “Ew. Is that the grossest thing you’ve ever seen?” Liam: “What do you mean by gross?” Me: “I mean is that the grossest thing you’ve ever seen?” Liam: “Well, I saw something gross a minute ago.” Me: “What was it?” Liam: “A snake […]
If you’ve ever dreamed of hitting the big time, but have no discernible talents that will get you noticed, never fear, there are ways around that. Any or perhaps all of the following will get you far if you apply yourself. 1. Be a Cat. This is the most obvious way, a tried and true […]
Aidan made this lovely book for us as a Christmas gift. He worked really hard on it. This is the cover: This is the title page: And this is the dedication: Rob spent the last week referring to himself as “The Rest Of Your Family.” As in, “You have to do what […]
The other day I took Aidan to see The Muppets. I was filled with a warm, gooey nostalgia. Him? Not so much. What follows is my best approximation of his 62 minute review. That’s not even an exaggeration; he actually did talk for one hour and two minutes straight. When we first walked out of […]