Monthly Archives: December 2012

My Christmas Miracle

This engine is like a Formula 1 race car had sex with a steamshovel. I was lost. Continue reading

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Fiscal Cliff, Curmudgeonly Calculations, and the Reagan Bet: Part III

Once I had everything lined out I was shocked at what I saw. It seems like you can’t turn over a rock without the Government forming a rock relocation committee. I assumed the workforce has been growing like a waistline … Continue reading

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Linus Knows His Stuff; Christmas

In case you’ve been battered by markteters or hammered by travel I give you the words of Linus. Merry Christmas from the Curmudgeon.

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Fiscal Cliff, Curmudgeonly Calculations, and the Reagan Bet: Part II

The Internet is my friend. Data can hammer beautiful fictions into dust faster than you can say “bullshit detection” and the Internet is awash with data. It took no time at all to find a chart with the number of … Continue reading

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Fiscal Cliff, Curmudgeonly Calculations, and the Reagan Bet: Part I

Ring ring… Me: “Hello” Dr. Mingo: “We’re fucked!” Me: “That’s a new discovery? By the way, I like the way you start conversations.” Dr. Mingo: “The fiscal cliff; we’re going over and I’m displeased.” Me: “When I paraphrase this for … Continue reading

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Possibly My Only Correct Prediction

Earlier this year I made several predictions (some funny, others in earnest).  My track record appears to be dismal.  However there was one that I nailed! 38. The world will not end. It’s a calendar carved on a rock by … Continue reading

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Zombie Christmas

This is the third year of a new Festivus Christmas tradition.  We gather around the warm glow of the laptop and watch A Very Zombie Holiday.  It’s a heartwarming classic!

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