The first time I saw an ad for Golden Corral’s cotton candy buffet I assumed it had to be a joke. The second time I realized it must be something far more sinister.
Archive for ‘June, 2012’
I often see this opinion expressed that television is dumbed down for the masses. What people hate to hear is that they are the masses. Nobody wants House or CSI to be 100% authentic, or they’d be boring messes that only people with medical degrees could follow.
Any meeting where suggestions are asked for is always a trap. Authority figures never want suggestions. They want parroting. It is, however, humorous when someone gets confused and thinks they really want feedback.
I imagine there’s a great deal of overlap between the fan bases of Storage Wars and To Catch a Predator. Just a hunch.
Lowe’s and Home Depot must love HGTV, as it falsely convinces everyone that they can handle a home remodel. Contractors must love the business of coming in and cleaning up the mess people make of their homes. Everyone wins!
Beyond being heavily staged, shows like Pawn Stars are amusing if you think of their practices being done in any other environment. Some students do try to negotiate grades. I’m not sure where this works, but I suppose it does for some.
I’m always amused by the student who proclaims there should never be deadlines because that one professor that one time let them slide. This is foolproof logic.
Ending a relationship never really goes the way people hope. There’s usually some buildup and anticipation, and then there’s reality. This dissonance would make for a wonderful reality series.
Whenever I am around my mom and her friends they discuss the obituaries with such authority. Not only do they know many of the people (at least by some third degree familiarity), but it often leads to a discussion of the dwindling number of people they went to high school with. They are not that old. I assume this desire to discuss simply just kicks in at some point.
Full disclosure, Dyson makes wonderful vacuum cleaners. But is there really any higher praise for such a thing than that it sucks? Stay tuned for the follow-up comic about air conditioners.