Category: Mildly Interesting

Life can be pleasant with Molson 0

Life can be pleasant with Molson

Yes, life can be pleasant when you are holding your skis at something like port arms and someone is bringing bottles of frosty Molson Ale… Unfortunately, the guy at the end in the plaid...

Alternative to WAZE 0

Alternative to WAZE

Since cellphones with the WAZE app installed did not yet exist in 1906, motorists of the day resorted to using confetti flung across the roadway to warn other drivers of a “police trap” ahead....

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War is over, let’s go nuts

It’s 1946, the war is over, and Look magazine asks people what they want. to buy. Because apparently everyone has piles of cash now. They want a pony, a convertible, a cruise. But Dominic...

‘Taint funny, Mcgee. 0

‘Taint funny, Mcgee.

I was shopping for discount plane fares, and noticed that Alaska Airlines used to be McGee airways. This was during the Heyday of the Fibber Mcgee and Molly radio show. They probably changed it...

Don’t be in the dark about flashlights! 0

Don’t be in the dark about flashlights!

This is from a Jensen-Byrd Wholesale hardware catalog from 1951, that my dad had and referred to once in a blue moon. A huge hardback thing that Mr. Drucker would haul out if he...

GTA5 Cheats because I am going to hell anyway 0

GTA5 Cheats because I am going to hell anyway

I picked up Grand Theft Auto 5 maybe two years ago now? Three? I enjoy driving around listening to the goofy talk radio. Unfortunately, the idea is to follow a directed mission, I got...

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Uncle Sam came knocking

We have this free service from the post office that emails you scans of what you are going to get in the mail that day. I look at it first thing in the morning....

French Bulldog Performs Surgery 0

French Bulldog Performs Surgery

I am not sure why this paragraph bothers me, it seems to be grammatically correct, yet it can give the wrong impression at first glance; ” “Doug!” scolded Patty Martin, mother to the park’s...

Bad Combo in the stars 0

Bad Combo in the stars

We were shuffling down the Walk of Stars in Hollywood a few days ago, and I came across these; Mister Rogers and… Sarah Silverman? I love them both, but worlds are colliding here. The...

Missed opportunity 0

Missed opportunity

Consider the case of C. B. Moore, Optometrist. WHY did he not take the GOLDEN opportunity to hang out his shingle as C MOORE OPTOMETRIST …and put “See more with C. Moore” at the...