Dunkin' Donuts, Bernie & Phyl's, Bob's Discount Furniture, Foxwoods,
sometimes it seems we here in New England see the same TV commercials
over and over and over again. What we need is more
film parody gun store commercials like they have in Utah. (Via Clayton.)
Via Captain Carl: first,
reported an increased likelihood of
a Northeast US hurricane this year; now CBS
is chiming in. Folks in the area might think about checking NOAA's Hurricane
Don't mean to be a mother hen. But if you wind up on the TV news because you're one of the last-minute dorks searching the empty shelves at Wal-Mart for batteries and toilet paper, don't blame Pun Salad.
As a tie-in to our previous item: NOAA's disaster supply kit does not list guns and ammo. In case you want to add that on.
You can also peruse this year's hurricane names here; do any of them look like they have your number? "Killed by Hurricane Debby" is, I think, an epitaph that would score a 10.0 on the embarrassment scale.
A travel suggestion from Dave Barry:
IF CASTRO, IN FACT, DIES...And Drew Cline has an amusing picture on the same topic.
...and you are the kind of person who likes REALLY wild street parties, you want to get to Miami now.
Arnold Zwicky examines
the algorithm used at iTunes Music Store to asteriskize dirty words.
With many, many, many unasterisked examples, so sensitive souls beware.
(For sysadmin geeks: Arnold is Elizabeth's
family with more than its share of smart and funny!)