This Makes The Pain Sting Less

Yes, losing to the Bengals twice in a season sucks, but at least my team can score against the Browns. Not being able to score against the Browns is like not being able to score with Jenna Jameson.

For chrissakes JSF, Flocco power is vastly overrated.

Also, I like Gruden as an announcer.

*** Update ***

Just checked memeorandum. They claim that a new poll states she is not qualified to be President. Glad shit didn’t change too much while I was eating a white pizza.

Seriously, when is this Palin bullshit going to stop? You know who else isn’t prepared to be President? Pauly Shore. How come there are no polls about him?






129 replies
  1. 1
    Comrade Jake says:

    I like Gruden too. DougJ’s just all pissy tonight because he forgot to Tivo Palin on Oprah.

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    You Don't Say says:

    I’m sure you heard he signed a multi-year deal with ESPN. He’ll be doing a couple bowl games, too, IIRC.

    I hate the Ravens. The only team I *really* hate. I’d *love* it if the Browns won.

  3. 3
    You Don't Say says:

    Anyone else think the Cialis guy who stands outside the bedroom explaining the side effects is super creepy?

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    General Winfield Stuck says:

    Yes, losing to the Bengals twice in a season sucks, but at least my team can score against the Browns. Not being able to score against the Browns is like not being able to score with Jenna Jameson.

    Woof Woof, Senor Cole. GO BROWNS!!

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    ploeg says:

    Ask and ye shall receive.

    Ravens 7 Browns 0

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    Morbo says:

    You were saying?

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    pika says:

    Can there still be a Mac/PC war on this thread?

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    MattR says:

    @You Don’t Say: Sorry, but I enjoy watching Eric Mangini suffer too much to root for the Browns.

  9. 9
    Bubblegum Tate says:

    Anybody have any theories as to why extra point fails are more common than usual this season?

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    Morbo says:

    Shaun Rogers blocking a kick, that takes me back…

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    freelancer says:

    I can’t score with Jenna Jameson. And I’ve tried. Some MMA dude got all pissed about it.

    and shouldn’t the title of this thread be “This makes the Pa(l)in Sting Less”?

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    Comrade Jake says:

    Seriously, when is this Palin bullshit going to stop? You know who else isn’t prepared to be President? Pauly Shore. How come there are no polls about him?

    I think it’ll stop sometime around when Sully can’t find a single reader of his willing to tell him he’s not kookoo crayzee for Palin. We’re not quite there yet, apparently. She still can get into the White House, goddammit, so we gotta dissect all the LIES! Lies Cole, Lies!

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    Seriously, when is this Palin bullshit going to stop?

    When the fReichtards exhaust the world’s supply of lubricants and sweat socks.

    @freelancer: A Pa[l]in That I’m Used To.

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    Just Some Fuckhead says:

    Thanks for the mojo, John Cole. No one ever has to eat their words quicker than you.

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    Max says:

    Jenna’s on Oprah tomorrow.

    Insert Palin joke here.

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    You Don't Say says:

    @MattR: You must be enjoying that constipated look on his face after the Raven TD. ;-)

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    freelancer says:

    @Max:

    You said “insert”.

    heheh

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    @pika:

    Mac vs. PC: Which makes better bread dough?

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    Just Some Fuckhead says:

    Seriously, when is this Palin bullshit going to stop?

    Hell, at this point it’s the only thing preventing 24/7 wall-to-wall cable noise Stupak Ammendment concern trolling.

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    Corner Stone says:

    is like not being able to score with Jenna Jameson.

    I’m pretty sure none of the males on this blog could score with JJ.

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    ellaesther says:

    Seriously, when is this Palin bullshit going to stop? You know who else isn’t prepared to be President? Pauly Shore.

    This is what I want to say every.damn.day. (Well, granted, “Pauly Shore,” per se, hasn’t come up yet for me, but, metaphorically, this). Why are we so obsessed with this woman?!

    I know why, I do, actually, and it starts with the fact that John fucking McCain let someone talk him into taking her for a walk down by some fucking tree and proposing candidacy to her — but for that one historical anomaly, we would not have any idea who this person is (or Bristol, or Levi, or Todd).

    But that historical anomaly doesn’t change her actual value to this nation. If anything, it’s decreased it!

    TELL THE WORLD TO STOP TALKING ABOUT HER JOHN!! MAYBE THEY’LL LISTEN TO YOU!!

    /ahem.

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    mai naem says:

    WTF is wrong with Palin’s hair in the Oprah interview? It’s like she’s trying to be a sixties beauty queen. I mean from the 1960’s not like a woman in her sixties. Big bouffant.

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    Corner Stone says:

    My name is Ram. And my tank is full.

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    Bubblegum Tate says:

    @Corner Stone:

    I’m pretty sure none of the males on this blog could score with JJ.

    No doubt.

    Tila Tequila, on the other hand….

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    Corner Stone says:

    I used to really dig Gruden, when I thought he was a 20-hour a day kick your ass all over the park, hard working coach.
    His stint on ESPN has disabused me of that notion. He sucks balls.

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    gwangung says:

    Tila Tequila, on the other hand….

    Talk about low bars….

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    Max says:

    @ellaesther: Amen.

    Inevitably, talk of Sarah turns to talk of Hillary, which turns to the primaries, which turns to Obama is an inadequate black male, PUMA’s hear me roar…

    It’s exhausting. I want some of those white noise headphones from last week’s Fringe.

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    Violet says:

    You know who else isn’t prepared to be President? Pauly Shore. How come there are no polls about him?

    If John McCain had picked Pauly Shore for his VP nominee, maybe we would. Still think McCain has a lot to answer for.

    I watched the Oprah interview. Sarah Palin isn’t aging well. Her starbursts window is closing.

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    DougL (frmrly: Conservatively Liberal) says:

    Palin is American Idol-type material to teh nooz, they want people to ‘vote’ (opine) on her and they do. People love her or love to hate her and the MSM is going to pump this organ for all it’s worth. It’s a mutual circle-jerk which feeds on itself to grow and it will only end once every single nooz outlet is lying on the floor, totally spent from the incessant wanking.

    @pika:

    Sure! I am now on a Dell Inspiron 8000 (P3) laptop that runs XP Pro SP3, 24/7 other than when the power goes out or I am out of town. It has been running almost nonstop for over two years and I have yet to crash it. When it boots only 28 processes are running (including AV, firewall and all of the Dell addons) which utilize 182 megs of RAM and the proc idles at 0-1%. I only use it for surfing and it has performed perfectly, needing only occasional cleaning. The sticker on the palmrest says: “Designed for Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional, Windows NT Workstation 4.0, Windows 98”.

    This laptop is almost nine years old and not in need of replacing any time soon.

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    Tattoosydney says:

    @Corner Stone:

    I’m pretty sure none of the males on this blog could score with JJ.

    Us gays could. We just don’t wanna.

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    Violet says:

    @mai naem:

    WTF is wrong with Palin’s hair in the Oprah interview? It’s like she’s trying to be a sixties beauty queen. I mean from the 1960’s not like a woman in her sixties. Big bouffant.

    It didn’t do her any favors. Made her look old.

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    Corner Stone says:

    @Bubblegum Tate: I just don’t think it’s fair to take a potshot at her because of her profession. She can say Yes or No to anyone she feels like.
    I’m pretty sure we have a better chance of nailing Senators Dodd, Grassley, Baucus, or other flatout whores than any of us do with a discerning talent like JJ.

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    @Just Some Fuckhead:

    Indeed, a fact for which we should all be grateful. The ids of elderly cable TV news execs won’t let her go.

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    Comrade Jake says:

    In the shots of the booth, Gruden always has this look on his face like he just farted.

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    Max says:

    Space geek alert!

    Meteor shower alert. Best for our friends in Asia, but still something to see in the America’s.

    http://science.nasa.gov/headli.....ds2009.htm

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    jcricket says:

    @ellaesther: For the same reason we’re all talking about Carrie Jean Prejean, or Donald Trump or Paris Hilton. Politics has always had some entertainment value, but now it’s found its breakout “star” – in the sense of “sells commercial time when she is featured on show”.

    She’ll never be elected, and if Republican tea-bagger types do manage to get her through the primaries she’ll enjoy a Reagan-like shellacking, but it’s still an entertainment phenomenon while it’s happening.

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    Tonal Crow says:

    Seriously, when is this Palin bullshit going to stop?

    When she ages enough for her whiskers to puncture the adulterous fantasies of the sexually-frustrated teabaggers that comprise the bulk of the GOP.

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    Corner Stone says:

    @Tattoosydney:

    Us gays could. We just don’t wanna.

    This reminds me of the Afghanistan thread where I argued goals vs capabilities.

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    Corner Stone says:

    No one touches Shaqtus.

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    DougJ says:

    Well, you know who else wasn’t prepared to be president?

    Hitler.

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    Bubblegum Tate says:

    @Corner Stone:

    Well, I was looking at it more from the angle that porn stars generally don’t fuck non-porn stars just as a matter of business. But also what you said.

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    asiangrrlMN says:

    @Tattoosydney: Hi, hubby! You could, fer sure. You are a hottie.

    I don’t like Gruden. Too shouty for my tastes. And, I am not ready to be prez., either. How about a poll on me?

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    Chup says:

    What Cornerstone said times 10 — as Charles Barkley would say, Gruden is “turrible, just turrible.”

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    @Bubblegum Tate: ”
    Anybody have any theories as to why extra point fails are more common than usual this season?”

    It’s part of the republican resurgence.

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    mai naem says:

    i wanna know why they don’t have a poll with Michael Douglas’s and Martin Sheen’s qualifications for president. I mean, they actually played president in the movies. Caribou Barbie only played governor of a small state and didn’t even finish her term.

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    Corner Stone says:

    I remember watching McGahee in that final game he played for The U.
    Damn that made me sick to my stomach.

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    gyma says:

    Family calls cops when attacked by pet cat. [apologies all around if already posted]

    Where’s Tunch?!

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    parksideq says:

    @You Don’t Say: Oh my FSM, that guy looks like death warmed over.

    I know I’m not helping her go away by talking about her, but what’s the over/under on Palin looking like the grandma she is by 2012? Those starbursts won’t fire themselves, you know. (it’s a mean-spirited comment, but half her fanbase is a bunch of Rich Lowrys; it would be irresponsible not to speculate.)

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    freelancer says:

    @DougJ:

    You know who I think impresses Jenna Jameson?

    Doug Hoffman, with his manly-man un-concession.

    PS Did he and Bachmann go to the same notGrammar School?

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    You Don't Say says:

    The Browns suck.

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    ellaesther says:

    @jcricket: This was brought home to me most sharply today when I heard a radio commercial for Entertainment Tonight and it led with the dirt they were going to dish on her.

    She’s not a politician, she’s a rolling circus.

    And because I was worried that I would get the name of Entertainment Tonight wrong just now (…), I actually went to their website, to double-check (no, really! I’m that lame!), and check out this headline:

    “Brooke Shields on Sarah Palin Postpartum Depression Speculation” – hand to freaking God.

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    Corner Stone says:

    @mai naem:

    i wanna know why they don’t have a poll with Michael Douglas’s and Martin Sheen’s qualifications for president.

    I watched West Wing off and on and usually enjoyed it. The American President is prolly the only chick flick I enjoyed and would watch again if needed.
    Unless Legally Blonde counts. I love that show.

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    MattR says:

    @You Don’t Say: It’s never good when your best player is your kick returner.

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    asiangrrlMN says:

    @ellaesther: Just. Shoot. Me. Now.

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    You Don't Say says:

    Was that a little homoeroticism over LeBron James?

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    DougJ says:

    Was that a little homoeroticism over LeBron James?

    He is handsome in a sun-chapped prairie kind of way.

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    RoryBellows says:

    Anyone see that cheap shot Brady Quinn did to Suggs? Suggs sprained his knee on that play, out for the game.

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    asiangrrlMN says:

    @ellaesther: You’re not weird. I always check websites to make sure I get their names right before I post about them.

    Oh, and I am formally requesting pep-me-up songs. I desperately need ’em. kthxbai.

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    bayville says:

    Damn, Mangini isn’t qualified to be anything…except Governor of Calli-for-nia.

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    ellaesther says:

    @Corner Stone: To be fair, they probably couldn’t score against the Browns, either.

    Unless I read the level of football skillz here wrong.

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    DougL (frmrly: Conservatively Liberal) says:

    Poor Seaside (Oregon) is getting douched with this storm. The last ODOT daylight shot shows Highway 101 flooded and ODOT has closed the road to low clearance vehicles. We are on the southern edge of the storm here in Brookings but the winds are pretty damned strong with gusts to 55. The NOAA wind info for our area sucks because it is taken from the harbor which is naturally sheltered. The ocean is a constant dull roar in the distance and the high surf warnings are in effect.

    The good thing is that it’s 57 degrees out so at least if we lose power we won’t freeze! I just hope we don’t have portions of road washed out or people washed out with the road.

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    Corner Stone says:

    Brady Quinn should prolly try not throwing a 3 yard screen pass low enough for WeeMan to knock down next time he see 3 and 13.

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    RoryBellows says:

    There are no ‘blocks’ on an interception, btw. Quinn was trying to hurt him.

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    Corner Stone says:

    @ellaesther: You’re not going to get me with that one.

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    soonergrunt says:

    @You Don’t Say:
    Only when he stands outside my bedroom.
    did I say that out loud?

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    Martin says:

    @MattR:

    Better than it being your punter.

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    arguingwithsignposts says:

    Totally out of left field, but Paul Westerberg’s latest album is worth a listen. Good stuff. Sounds like some old ‘mats tunes.

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    You Don't Say says:

    @DougJ: He’s got Thunementum.

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    ellaesther says:

    @asiangrrlMN: I like to think that it’s my old-skool journalizm kickin’ in, but I think it’s really my old-skool fear of looking a fool. Either way!

    Here’s a song that I love SO MUCH, that I’mma share it with you, even though I fear I will be mocked (not by you. You’re nice! No, by the cretins knocking around the joint) when I reveal who the singer/musician is: Mighty Little Man.

    By Steve Burns.

    Steve, from Blues Clues.

    It’s awesome, man! Check it out! (The quality on youtube is kind of sorry, but the awesome will still come through). (I own the CD). (No, really!).

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    ellaesther says:

    @Corner Stone: I HEREBY ABSOLVE CORNER STONE OF ALL INVOLVEMENT IN MY TRASH TALKING OF THE BALLOON JUICE FOOTBALL SKILLZ.

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    arguingwithsignposts says:

    @ellaesther:

    steve burns is an interesting character. I had too much exposure to him with my three yunguns, but he always seemed a little too hip for that gig.

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    ellaesther says:

    @arguingwithsignposts: Man deserves a damn Emmy for what he was able to do with blue screens! I mean, honestly! He worked wonders on that show. He owned that role in the best possible way. I’ve seen him in other little bit roles, too, and I think he’s actually a pretty darn good actor, all around.

    And I love his singing and songwriting, and I have read several interviews with him and I will confess that I harbor the secret (not secret now, ellaesther!) notion that he and I would be friends if we knew each other. I really, really wish he would fucking put out his second album already, and come to Chicago to promote it! Damn him and his cute artistic reticence!

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    Corner Stone says:

    Fuck you Titans! Fuck you right up your stupid asses!

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    Corner Stone says:

    Why the hell would Larry Johnson sign with the Bengals?

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    arguingwithsignposts says:

    @ellaesther:

    Oh, I always liked him in the role, don’t get me wrong. He had that adult/child two levels thing working well. I remember reading when he released the first album and thought that was cool. You are in Chi-town? I’m down the road a bit. But I am up there several times a year.

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    Max says:

    @asiangrrlMN: This song always empowers me…

    Sample line from “Is that too much to ask” by Beth Hart.

    Ride on coffee and percodan

    This video is lousy, but its on itunes and will make you dance in the living room and say “fuck you” to what ailes you. Or at least it does for me.

    Get it on itunes. If you don’t like it, I’ll send you the $.99.

    :)

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    arguingwithsignposts says:

    @asiangrrlMN:

    don’t know if this is really a pick-me-up, but I always go for the Pixies. Hey!

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    arguingwithsignposts says:

    @arguingwithsignposts:

    BTW, Kim Deal is HOT. Just sayin’.

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    Max says:

    @Max: Block quote fail.

    You tube link for bad video audio.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vVjF_toAUXk

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    arguingwithsignposts says:

    And here’s a longer, newer version: Hey!

    One of the greatest bands of all time, IMHO.

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    RareSanity says:

    How soon they forget the weekly, Monday night, grease fire that was Tony Kornheiser.

    I kinda like Gruden, he’ll smooth out a little as the season goes on. But, as far as insight, the combo of him and Jaworski is top notch.

    Can’t hold a candle to Hubie Brown though. I know he does basketball, but he is the best.

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    Palin / Shore 2012

    Drill, buhhhddy, drill

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    ellaesther says:

    @arguingwithsignposts: No worries, I didn’t think you were doubting my man. Because honestly, who could doubt? No thinking person! (I am so weird about stuff like this. When I decide that I love some artist, that’s it! I’m all in!)

    I’m outside of Chicago, in one of the Western Suburbs. But close enough to count! Where are you?

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    @asiangrrlMN:

    I don’t like Gruden. Too shouty for my tastes. And, I am not ready to be prez., either. How about a poll on me?

    There’s a straight line there that I’d run with if I weren’t so afraid that you have the power to reach through the intertubez and strangle me.

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    arguingwithsignposts says:

    @ellaesther:

    south of Champaign-Urbana. I was in Arlington Heights a few weeks ago. Will be back up that way in Feb. for a conference.

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    asiangrrlMN says:

    @Corner Stone: I thought it was the Browns and the Ravens?

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    MattR says:

    I can’t believe the Ravens covered the spread. But does that mean that my luck is changing or that the sun shines on every dog’s ass once in a while?

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    Corner Stone says:

    @asiangrrlMN: Totally. But they played a promo for next Mon Night Football game which is Texans v Titans.
    Ergo…

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    asiangrrlMN says:

    @ellaesther: Damn, but I liked it! I don’t care if he’s Miley Cyrus’s hairdresser…oh wait, yes, I do.

    @Max: I am currently listening to this song, and it fucking kicks ass. I like her a great deal. She’s a freak like me.

    @arguingwithsignposts: I like the Pixies. I heard Kim Deal being interviewed on…wanna say Wait Wait Don’t Tell Me, and she’s a trip and a half. This song is hot!

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    asiangrrlMN says:

    @J. Michael Neal: This made me laugh out loud. Kudos to you!

    @Corner Stone: Aaaaah, OK. I’m not watching, so I had no clue what was going on there.

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    arguingwithsignposts says:

    @asiangrrlMN:

    Yes, it was “Wait, Wait…” that is the coolest show on NPR these days. I’m replaying “Hey” over and over now. I might have to break out some Violent Femmes just to wash that out of my system. :)

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    Little Macyla's Friend says:

    Seriously, when is this Palin bullshit going to stop?

    Maybe when there’s no longer enough money or lawyers, or there’s a real change in governor of Alaska.
    Requests for Palin, et al., e-mails; opinion is 11-14-09:

    http://www.adn.com/opinion/com.....13298.html

    h/t to http://www.themudflats.net/ (commenting, also).

    @DougL (frmrly: Conservatively Liberal):

    Completely calm here in Portland area – so far.

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    Thomas says:

    I kinda like Gruden, he’ll smooth out a little as the season goes on. But, as far as insight, the combo of him and Jaworski is top notch.

    Can’t hold a candle to Hubie Brown though. I know he does basketball, but he is the best.

    I totally agree with both statements. Hubie is a scientist of basketball.

    My all time favorite team though was a few years back when TNT’s NBA coverage had Kevin Harlan, Danny Ainge and John Thompson. Those guys were both insightful and funny. Or perhaps even better was when TNT teamed Steve Kerr and Marv Albert with Mike Fratello and all Steve and Marv did was make fun of Mike.

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    Max says:

    @asiangrrlMN: I agree. I love her.

    I’ve played it about 4 times and danced around my living room with my dog.

    I like “Get your shit together” off that same album.

    Thank you for getting me to play her tonight. Turns out I needed it myself.

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    RareSanity says:

    @Thomas:

    My all time favorite team though was a few years back when TNT’s NBA coverage had Kevin Harlan, Danny Ainge and John Thompson. Those guys were both insightful and funny. Or perhaps even better was when TNT teamed Steve Kerr and Marv Albert with Mike Fratello and all Steve and Marv did was make fun of Mike.

    Albert, Fratello and Kerr was dyn-o-mite! h/t (J.J. Evans)

    Fratello must be working in the Obama Administration now though….wait for it…he is the Czar of the Telestrator!

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    different church-lady says:

    when is this Palin bullshit going to stop?

    A: Never.

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    asiangrrlMN says:

    @arguingwithsignposts: Ooooh, the Femmes! Yes! Next up.

    @Max: I think we can all use some ‘fuck you’ music right about now.

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    arguingwithsignposts says:

    @asiangrrlMN:

    Your wish – my command. Kiss off.

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    asiangrrlMN says:

    @arguingwithsignposts: Great minds and all that. I am listening to that very song right now!

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    arguingwithsignposts says:

    @asiangrrlMN:

    Ha! it was either that or Blister in the Sun (which I dropped in the other thread). Another great underappreciated band (that got co-opted by the frat party folks).

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    Punk and country are about the only two musical genres I really can’t get into.

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    Morbo says:

    Congratulations are in order to the great (according to Jaws and Gruden at least) Brady Quinn for somehow managing to outdo Jay Cutler’s quarterback rating futility of 33.6 despite Cutler having thrown 5 interceptions. Kudos.

    I know it seems like I’m piling on at this point, but it’s turning into a yearly ritual where the announcers hype the hell out of him when he starts Monday night. And he predictably fizzles out. Kornheiser really flogged that mule to death last year. I credit Gruden and Jaws at least for dialing it back, but they, too, lay it on pretty thick in the early going. Seriously, his hype to accomplishment and competence (H/(A+C)) ratio approaches that of Sarah Palin.

    Oh, and hell yeah, a week coming up where Stafford is actually going to be the better quarterback in the game. Hooray for a total toilet bowl game before our annual national humiliation.

    FYWP for eating my first comment and linking me to the Newsmax Sarah Palin offer even though I didn’t click on it.

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    asiangrrlMN says:

    @arguingwithsignposts: I already listened to that one. Next up is…(I bet you can guess)…Add It Up!

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    handy says:

    What, no love for Dandy Don Meredith on this thread? Bahh…

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    @Morbo:

    Oh, and hell yeah, a week coming up where Stafford is actually going to be the better quarterback in the game. Hooray for a total toilet bowl game before our annual national humiliation.

    Can you believe that Jason Hanson has stuck with that sorry sack franchise for 18 years, for more than one of which he was the best player on the team?

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    arguingwithsignposts says:

    @asiangrrlMN: Of course. It’s a given. Now, Gone Daddy Gone has gone to the Gnarls Barkley

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    arguingwithsignposts says:

    @handy:

    Damn, handy, that’s my fav. Femmes, just for the dark, almost bluegrass-like theme. Nobody ever talks about that song. Nobody. But it’s great.

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    RareSanity says:

    @J. Michael Neal:

    Can you believe that Jason Hanson has stuck with that sorry sack franchise for 18 years, for more than one of which he was the best player on the team?

    Why not? He’s the only kicker in NFL history* that for 18 straight years, he is NEVER been blamed for losing a game

    Sounds like a sweet deal to me…

    *This may not be true, but you get my point…

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    asiangrrlMN says:

    @handy: Yes. That song is very evocative. Like it a lot.

    @arguingwithsignposts: Gotta say, I prefer the original by a lot.

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    asiangrrlMN says:

    @arguingwithsignposts: Agreed. Probably because it’s not catchy and danceable. Really good, though.

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    @asiangrrlMN:

    I think we can all use some ‘fuck you’ music right about now

    goldfinger – ftn

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dVwDfyHFzrU

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    @Morbo: I appreaciate all that. I grew up in the Detroit area, if one is inclined to include Ann Arbor in that. I’m currently sitting here at the computer in my t-shirt with the front page of the Freep from June 9, 1997, with Yzerman holding the Cup over his head. I’m still attracted to the damned place, and still tell people that I’m from Michigan, not Minnesota.

    I just have no idea why someone on the *inside* of a train wreck like the Lions would stick around. When Barry Sanders retired, I understood; I wanted to keep him and kick the Lions out of town, but I understood. Jason Hanson is (or at least was) a good enough kicker that he should have had no trouble getting free agent offers from a team where the playoffs weren’t some sort of mythical land that you can only see on TV. I respect the hell out of it, mind you, but I know damned well that that’s a higher tolerance for abject failure than I could muster.

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    arguingwithsignposts says:

    @freelancer (itouch):

    slightly related: I agree with Pat Metheny.

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    Ziegler’s site imploded from traffic hits.

    Kismet or schadenfreude? Both?

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    @ellaesther: Yeah, I own that album too as a matter of fact. I kid you not, I used to watch Blue’s Clues before I ever had children, I just felt like Steve Burns was a very talented individual…..at what, exactly, I couldn’t really say, I just knew he was quality. I remember coming out of a terrible flu, being terribly tired of hearing about GW Bush on CNN, and flipping over to a Blue’s Clues marathon, and immediately thinking, “this guy is going places, what a talented dude.” Anyway, ironically, my son hated the show so I never got to see it much after that. I felt he should have gone into acting more than music.

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    asiangrrlMN says:

    @freelancer (itouch): Fucking awesome! Love it. Hahahahahaha!

    @arguingwithsignposts: Yup. Totally agree.

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    @asiangrrlMN:

    That’s the chorus I have in my head whenever some right wing POS is trumpeting their bullshit.

    He’s a dick! (he’s a dick!)
    fuck him! (fuck him!)
    Asshole! (asshole!)
    Fuck him!

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    Andy K says:

    @asiangrrlMN:

    For you, anything.

    The Who Jaguar

    Stevie Wonder For Once In My Life

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    asiangrrlMN says:

    @Andy K: Hey, thanks! These two songs have given me enough energy to write for a bit more. Ta!

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    Boney Baloney says:

    @Jason Bylinowski: Yeah, Burns crapped in his pants kind of like Pee Wee Herman, except in company. So his publicist came up with a brilliant defense:

    Q: Is Steve OK? I heard something awful happened and he’s totally dead or something?

    A: Ah, yes, everything you know is wrong. See, here’s a recent photo of Steve, and here’s another. So that wraps up any stories you might have heard, the Internet is full of lies, all done and dusted. Here’s another photo of Steve. See? Not dead.

    As we all know, this didn’t work very well. How hard is it to stow one’s tiny penis for a few years, when the money is rolling in? Some can do it and some can’t, apparently.

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    valdemar says:

    See our witty British response here:

    http://www.thedailymash.co.uk/.....911172231/

    During a grammatically terrifying interview Palin said her heroes were ‘Roland Reagan’ and ‘Mr God’ in what experts described as an unwitting appeal to America’s religious cretins that will probably work like a charm.

    Tom Logan, professor of politics at Reading University, said: “Don’t make the mistake of trying to convince yourself that Americans aren’t stupid enough to do this, because they are, and you know they are.”

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    "Fair and Balanced" Dave says:

    @freelancer:

    I can’t score with Jenna Jameson.

    According to a 2004 profile in the NY Times, she only “performs” with her husband Jay Grdina.

    Sorry guys.

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    Woodrowfan says:

    Less football, more porn stars please…

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    Svensker says:

    @gyma:

    Family calls cops when attacked by pet cat. [apologies all around if already poste

    My cousins’s favorite cat turned on her the other day and attacked her. Fortunately, she was able to protect her face, but she had to have almost 100 stitches in her hands and arms. They have no idea why the cat went berserk — it’s only about 5, been with them since it was a kitten, not ill. Vet has taken the cat and will run some tests and either place it in another family or put it down. My cousin is too scared to have it back.

    Also, Gruden is twerpy. If he’d just shut up about 25% of the time, he’d be way more tolerable.

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    Svensker says:

    @valdemar:

    Ha ha ha. Brit humor is the best.

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