Month: January 2013

Arturo Sandoval – Dear Diz (Every Day I Think Of You)

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Arturo Sandoval releases his second album on Concord Jazz, Dear Diz (Every Day I Think of You). The album is Sandoval’s tribute to Dizzy Gillespie, the mentor and friend who literally rescued him and his family from an oppressive existence and gave them a chance at an entirely new and better life.… Read Full Article

Glenda – “Thighs Wide Shut” [Part 114]

Of course, someone’s use of a RANDOMIZER could/would explain a lot, maybe everything—tie it all neatly into a pretty bow. If you have the smarts, you can build such an arcane device from scratch, if need be. But, to power it sufficiently for this level of convolution of the time-space continuum, you’d need an Apocalypse Box and there are only six of them known in existence.Read Full Article

A view of Pro-Wrestling, as a storytelling form …

Are you familiar with the saying, “It’s not the view, it’s the journey to get there?” Wrestling is first and foremost a story. A story with a beginning, middle, and end. Each story needs a hook and a plot. This is what makes the emotion when somebody finally wins that final grudge match, or gets up on 9 1/2 count on last man standing … It doesn’t need the title to get you emotionally attached.… Read Full Article

Moot vs. Mute

As an adjective, moot originally meant arguable or subject to debate. With this sense of moot, a moot point was something that was open to debate. But, since around 1900, the adjective has gradually come to mean of no importance or merely hypothetical.… Read Full Article

Quotes for the day, Tuesday, January 22, 2013 – plus – Our first Hebrew moment

“Wait a minute. You come into my house, my party, to tell me about the future? That the future is tape, videotape, and not film? That it’s amateurs and not professionals? I’m a filmmaker, which is why I will never make a movie on tape.” – Jack Horner


“I’m failing English and the other day I found myself a little attracted to Milhouse.”


Patricia Franchini: “What is your greatest ambition in life?”

Parvulesco: “To become immortal … and then die.”


Annie: When you found out that I was Jewish, you invited me to a “pool party” that turned out to be a Baptism.Read Full Article

Glenda – “Thighs Wide Shut” [Part 112]

“Speaking of dodgy … Did hear about what Judith Sheindlin aka Judge Judy was wearing at an affair I attended with my husband Bernie last night?”

“No. Do tell.”

“Well … The tough-talking reality star hit the red carpet in a spider-web-like, black lace ensemble.”

“Now, that must have been a sight.… Read Full Article

Glenda – “Thighs Wide Shut” [Part 111]

“And you? How do you prefer them, these days?”

“Severe. Well used. That kind of girl.”

“I know just the bird for you.”

“Are you sure?”

“Oh yes. A businesswoman. I know her quite well. She used to be PPD.”

The PPD [Presidential Protection Division]: The Secret Service of the United States of America.… Read Full Article