Category: Featured

All over America, people’s interest in the “who’s dead and who’s alive?” game will be renewed.   Great debates will ensue about which cast members of Hee Haw are meaningful enough to be included.   Lulu, yes, but Barbi Benton?  Younger people will respond to the game with renewed disinterest.   Meanwhile on the TV […]

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bouncer love

This past weekend I bounced a guy from a bar.  This isn’t something I normally do.  When fights erupt, I protect my drink and watch.  If the fight is far enough away, I might even cheer.  I’m not the jump-in-to-help or the jump-in-to-sucker-punch guy.  Avoiding physical confrontation is something I’ve cultivated since childhood.  Staying safe […]

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sandspeare

Difficulty getting off the couch prompted us to watch yet another Adam Sandler produced Netflix movie last night, Father of the Year, starring David Spade.  Our hopes to find a comedy are still unfulfilled.  Ah, hope.  Such a naïve and dangerous feeling.  Still, we watched, and we will probably watch whatever he puts out next.  […]

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longbranch

Master Distiller Eddie Russell and Master Good Looking Actor Matthew McConaughey have developed a new bourbon, Longbranch, that they say brings together Kentucky and Texas in a bottle the way that McConaughey’s parents brought him together outside of a bottle.  It is like the test tube baby version of him.  The bourbon is refined with […]

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Hey Netflix, I’m a big fan of categories, but after scrolling through what pops up on my menu about a million times, I’ve got to tell you that I’m getting bored.  I have heard that there are secret hidden categories that wise people can unlock, but that’s way too much effort for me–or anyone laying […]

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ugly cousin flag

uglY cOUsin doesn’t listen to the prevailing wisdom that a website has to be “about something.” We live in a category called “doesn’t fit.” Even so, the more we think about what we are and what we aren’t, our interests and our disinterests, we do find meaning to the term we’ve chosen to represent our inability to fit in (on the Internet, within contemporary society, when normal conversations are taking place around us–anywhere). The term uglY cOUsin has room to grow as others of you adopt it and add to its definition. We welcome any additions. Ugliness is a coat of many stripes.

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