In case you haven't already seen, Sammy Sosa -- former Major League Baseball star, bat corker, and Hall of Fame wannabe -- has undertaken a bizarre strategy for improving his public image. And by that I mean he's not only Tweeting, he has a Pinterest page. But rather than use Pinterest for its intended purpose -- sharing pictures of food and kicky shoes -- he's published nothing but posed portraits of himself. To compound the oddness, every photo bears an identical description: "Sammy Sosa. Yes, I'm the real Sammy Sosa, and this is my Pinterest." In looking at Sosa's pinned photos, featuring him posing uncomfortably either in a snappy blue suit or mustard yellow sweater, I was struck by how much some of the photos looked like the cover to a never-released album of lounge music or easy l...
If today's reports are to be believed, the NBA's Sacramento Kings -- currently sitting pretty at the top of the list of franchises who have gone the longest without a title -- are leaving the California capital and moving north to Seattle. That city is, of course, the former home of the SuperSonics, who now play in Oklahoma City as the Thunder, and have a crappy logo. And while Emerald City residents are already salivating at the return of their beloved Sonics, I'd like to humbly suggest a new brand altogether. After all, the most recent major sports team to depart a town and return several years later with the same name was the Cleveland Browns. And we all know how that's been going for them. But if not the Sonics, then what? Well they could stay with the Kings. Seattle is, after al
I love me some Carl of Duty: Black Cops, but this is my favorite holiday meme. Hmmm. Needs more sleigh bell.
This is so stupid and funny, I'm pissed I didn't think of it. To whomever put this together -- kudos good sir (or madam)!
I have altered children's book covers both popular and obscure for humorous effect. Pray I don't alter them any further. Hey, I'm not even Mormon bashing here. Those two were just straight up creepy. I'm not saying this was inspired by Mumford & Sons, but I'm also not denying it. Short pants, even shorter temper. Subtitled: Little Toby and the Reverse Cowboy. (Many thanks to Bob Staake for the inspiration.)
It's not bad enough that Time has taken the route of cheap sensationalism with the photo for their latest cover story -- "Are You Mom Enough?" -- which depicts a young mother (Jamie Lynne Grumet) breastfeeding her 3-year-old son. Now that they've gotten dads in on the picture, it's just too much to take. Related articles Time Magazine Breastfeeding Cover: WTF? (PHOTOS)(blippitt.com) Q&A with Jamie Lynne Grumet(dhamma4mama.com) Breastfeeding mom Time cover wins applause, cringes and shrugs(vancouversun.com)