Posts Tagged boom


Comic Relief — Yank Drivers Down Under

It’s always funny. You pick up an American at the airport, you put their suitcase in the “boot”, and then they walk round to the driver’s-side door. “Ha. I forgot the steering wheel is on the wrong side down here!” they say in their jet-lag coma. Then they repeat this behavior about a thousand times […]

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Scattershooting while thinking about Jerruh Bowl XLV

I’m jet-lagged after spending at least 900 hours watching the Super Bowl yesterday. When I first moved to New Zealand in 1993, I remember taking a wee nap at the start of an All Blacks’ rugby match. Yes, that’s a capital offense in NZ, but I was new. Anyway, when I woke up, the game […]

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NFL NEWS FLASH — Brett Favre to Start Super Bowl!

Feb. 4, 2011 – FLASH SUPER BOWL NEWS UPDATE – PREVIOUSLY DEAD NFL GREAT BRETT FAVRE WILL START AT QUARTERBACK FOR BOTH SUPER BOWL TEAMS AND PLAY DRUMS FOR THE BLACK EYED PEAS DURING HALFTIME! DEVELOPING. (Previously filed story, January 5, 2011, New York) — The NFL has announced that Brett Favre will start EVERY […]

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Blowin’ in the wind, and missing thunder boomers

I thought it was a dog. Or a kid. It just blasted across the road, right to left. The car in front had to slam on its brakes to miss it. Turns out, it was a big box moving at high velocity, powered by blustery winds. It reminded me of one of the things that […]

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