Monthly Archives: September 2013

Nine Months Late, USC Fires Lane Kiffin

It wasn’t so much a dismissal as it was a public execution of Lane Kiffin, played out over 3+ seasons with a snub-nosed revolver that you thought was loaded but clicked empty no matter how many times the trigger was … Continue reading

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Dodgers-Giants Rivalry Gets Stupid (Again)

I’m a Dodger fan and I have a friend who is a Giants fan. As you can imagine, if one or the other team wins or loses, we let the texts fly: I heard Yasiel Puig left his green card … Continue reading

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Truman’s Hump Day Song of the Week: Work Bitch

I bought my one-and-only Britney Spears CD three months into my Afghanistan deployment – not because I like her but simply to hear the sound of a female voice. Said my disapproving then-girlfriend via long distance: “Oh … ma … … Continue reading

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Sweetpea Hate Jacoby

This had to hurt: Jacoby Jones, the Baltimore Ravens wide receiver and perennial fantasy football dud, is recovering after allegedly getting hit over the head with a champagne bottle by a stripper named “Sweet Pea,” according to TMZ. The attack occurred … Continue reading

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Chairman’s War on Clowns

I hate clowns, particularly ones who resemble the child-killing Pennywise from Stephen King’s horror novel (and later movie) It. One clown in particular has been creeping out people in Northampton, England over the past several weeks. Harmless, you say? You be the … Continue reading

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Truman’s Hump Day Song of the Week: Royals

Truman seeks peace after a troubling Monday. Enough with the 24-hour cable news shows, enough with the talking heads. Lorde’s “Royals” provides a little peace, for a golden 4 minutes and 3 seconds. But every song’s like gold teeth, grey … Continue reading

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The Day After the Navy Yard Shooting

Flash your common access card (CAC). The guard matches your CAC with your mug (Tom Selleck mustache? no mustache – hm-m-m), checks to ensure your Department of Defense decal is still valid, and waves you in. Wait in traffic, park … Continue reading

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