Archive for October, 2009

Forming your own band isn’t an easy thing to do these days.  You have to find people of similar musical tastes, who also share your bizarre fashion sense and the haircut your parents hate, and you need to have a name for your band.

How some of these band names are made fascinates me.  The following list contains names of real bands, bands with seemingly random names, names which appear to have been chosen by mashing words together. 

  1. Arctic Monkeys
  2. The Stone Roses
  3. Inspiral Carpets
  4. Cobra Starship
  5. Blind Melon
  6. Stone Temple Pilots
  7. The Smashing Pumpkins
  8. Toad The Wet Sprocket
  9. Bowling for Soup
  10. Lawnmower Deth

What would you call your band?


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I don’t like the term “deputies.”

I like “police.”

I don’t like “investigators.”

I like “detectives.”

So the detectives determined that Justin was smoking his bong in the wilderness after police said they heard a group around a campfire playing Wu-Tang covers with a sitar.

The investigators and the deputies just stood around sounding stupid.

Which is generally what pigs do.

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I don’t want my bacon cured, thanks.  That doesn’t mean I want it diseased either.

No, sir.  I want  healthy bacon, bacon which has never needed curing of anything.

Is that too much to ask?

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Common Sense

Just doesn’t seem that common these days and therefore should be known as uncommon sense from this day forth.

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