‘Bama Golf, Day 2

Yesterday we swung through the first of many rounds to be played in Gulf Shores, Alabama. (Source of Gulf Shores civic pride? It’s home to the world’s smallest Hooters Restaurant. I am proposing a new city motto: “Gulf Shores. Come See Our Tiny Hooters”.)...
Posted On 14 Nov 2006

Golfing Gulf Shores

This week I am on a four-day golf trip to Gulf Shores, Alabama. (I know what you’re thinking: Golf in Alabama? Are there actual courses, or do they just dig holes in the trailer parks and use the double-wides as hazards? Yes, there are actual courses. And they are...
Posted On 13 Nov 2006

Let Your Free Flag Fly

In a tremendous display of patriotism, AmericanFlags.com is offering free American flags to its website visitors in honor of Veteran’s Day. Yup. Free. The flags measure a full 3′ x 5′ and normally retail on their site for $19.99, plus S&H. Until Nov. 14th,...
Posted On 10 Nov 2006

Ride, Roller Homme, Ride

A buddy of mine sent me a link this morning. It’s a video of a French guy named Jean-Yves Blondeau showing off a suit he invented. This suit is covered with 31 wheels that allow Monsieur Blondeau to roll down the streets of France – and transition into any position...
Posted On 10 Nov 2006

High Stakes Poker Marathon

Next Monday, Nov. 13th, GSN – The Network for Games, (I guess “The Gameshow Network” wasn’t “edgy” enough), will host a four show marathon of their series, High Stakes Poker. Running from 8pm – 12am ET, the broadcast is sponsored by...
Posted On 09 Nov 2006

Don’t Be That Guy #32

This is an open letter to That Guy in the gym last night. You know who you are. You wanted to stand out in the crowd of us mere mortals who were simply trying to get a workout in. This was your stage. And we, your unwilling audience. I want you to know: Yes, we noticed you. You...
Posted On 08 Nov 2006

Office Space Recut

One of my favorite movies of all time, a buddy sent me this “preview for Mike Judge’s new psychological thriller”. Put down your stapler and watch.
Posted On 07 Nov 2006

Anti-Metro Screed #27

I was in a shoe store this weekend, trying to find a pair of casual, but not too casual, brown shoes. [The ones I have, and love, are apparently “too casual” to wear out to dinner. So says a certain female]. It was bad enough that in the store there were so many pairs...
Posted On 06 Nov 2006

Running Down a Dream

If, while watching yesterday’s running of the New York City Marathon, you were thinking “With a little training I could run that thing”, or “How do I meet some of those fitness chicks in shorts?”, I found something you’ll like. RUN NYC is a...
Posted On 06 Nov 2006

Got News For You, Justin: No You Are Not

If I have to hear Justin Timberlake warble that he is “bringing sexy back” one more time, I’m going to shave my head, climb a tower, and start shooting strangers. I’m just saying.
Posted On 06 Nov 2006