10.08.2009

Random Thursday Morning Thoughts

  • Term I'm not familiar with but should be: "Skinny jeans". Edit: Someone sent me a pic.
  • Band I'm not familiar with but apparently should be: "Kings of Leon."
  • Funny show I was slow to find: "The Soup" on the E! Channel.
  • I get forwarded a lot of emails which are so obviously fake that I've given up trying to convince the sender to wisen up.
  • I like saying stuff in the office like "The Swine Flu can't touch me" just to watch my co-workers freak out.
  • Are there baseball playoffs going on?
  • How long do you think it'll be until every DVD player is Blu-Ray? Five years?
  • On Wednesday night, a flash flood watch was issued for Thursday evening through Friday night. I'm not sure I've ever seen one issued that early before.
  • Grace Baptist Church in Decatur installed some stained glass windows last week. (Those windows had been covered up with plywood for months.)
  • Worst. Mortician. Ever.
  • Local news: The Update reports that Justice of the Peace Mark Autry won't seek another term. I know another JP that needs to follow his lead.
  • I've lent (I think "loaned" is incorrect) out my DVD set of the British version of The Office three times. Each time my friends have kept it for months. Each time they never watched it.
  • I can't tell if Zombieland looks good or awful.
  • I saw that one of my friends on Facebook posted that she went to a Dallas Mavericks preseason game the last week. Who would possibly do that?
  • The new Fox 4 morning show gal needs to loosen up. Please.
  • Baby Daddy Levi Johnston, last seen being exhibited at the Republican National Convention as the poster child for family values, will pose for Playgirl.
  • Incredibly obscure song that I like: ELO's "Mr. Blue Sky."
  • Yesterday's Viral Video: I only watched a couple minutes of it, but it was pretty amazing to see Jennifer Aniston and Matthew Perry in an infomercial promoting Windows 95. Yep, Windows 95.
  • That awful looking 2012 movie is directed by the same guy that directed Independence Day. Now it all makes sense.

55 comments:

Anonymous said...

Who would go to a Dallas Maverick's
preseason game? Well, DUHHH. One of your lady friends on Facebook!!

chupacabra said...

The horrific funeral director story is nothing new- we don't hear about most of them because they are discovered by mgmt and fired with nothing more said to prevent harming their business. They tell the person to not even think about working with associated branches, let a few other homes they respect and share business with know and then pray he causes another unrelated one to fold when outed again. The llast travesty my funeral director but knew of and told me about involved a dead cheerleader and a desk lap to warm her poonanee, thankfully he was caught but, as I said, released with said warnings. Will ask if it could be this miscreant but, it's so wide spread- who knows?

Kings Of Leon- their good stuff is very good but, the rest is to weird.

The host of The Soup! Joel McHale has a new show called Community which is slowly bulding momentum to be very good, a cute little show regardless.

Anonymous said...

"Skinny jeans" actually has two meanings: 1) The jeans one gets to wear again after one has lost weight, as in "OMG I can't believe it...five more pounds and I'm back in my skinny jeans from 1992" and 2) An actual style of jean popular right now that hugs the hips, thighs, knees, ankles, everything. Commonly worn by teenagers, since most everyone else looks fat in them, and often the jean of choice for the under-the-boots look.

I think I'm so naive that it's actually hard for me to believe that people would do something as sick as what that mortician did. It's almost unbelievable, even in a world where very few things are unbelievable.

I'm not interested in the British version of the Office. For some reason, I just don't get amped about British humor. I am excited, however, that Jim and Pam are getting married tonight. Holla!

Finally, does anyone actually read Playgirl? Weird.

Anonymous said...

Being a liberal, I should love every time Levi Johnston shows up to embarrass the Palins. But I'm sick of people trying desperately to extend their 15 minutes of fame. Go back to Alaska and work on being a decent father.

BTW, that ELO album "Out of the Blue" is genius. Originally a two record set that's available now on a single CD.

- Fake Jeff Lynne

Anonymous said...

I noticed the stained glass windows at Grace Baptist Church were missing and found out they were restored by IHS Studios in Fredricksburg, Texas. They are 105 years old.

Anonymous said...

Oh my - today's half clad person has a forty something year old face and a thirteen year old body. Huh?

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Strange funeral home directors? Stop that madness by mandating video cams in the preparation rooms - on at all times and if a family suspects something and wants a copy, they should have legal access to it.

Frankly, some of these folks would do to be questioned on a number of other matters - namely greed.

Noevadeaux said...

"Incredibly obscure song that I like: ELO's "Mr. Blue Sky.".

Not to me......I love ELO, always have, always will. If you have that album, you could hear "The Whale" at the very end.

Jeff Lynne, besides being one of the founding members of The Traveling Wilburys, was the sound engineer/producer for some of The Beatles albums.......

Don't Bring Me Down, Wise Guys. Ole' ELO.

Anonymous said...

Levi Johnston is a high school drop out. He's trying to earn as much cash as he can during his 15 minutes.

Anonymous said...

Is that skinny jeans as in the style of the pants in question, or skinny jeans as in "I need to lose weight so I can fit into my skinny jeans"? Either way, you should NOT be familiar with that

The Soup is funny
Like it says in the intro - they watch all the shows on TV so you don't have to. Another one along those lines (for the inkernets - right up your alley) is WebSoup, on G4. Same basic premise, they scour the web for the lamest, illest content...then poke it with a stylus

It's October, and the Rangers are done for the season...of course the playoffs are going on!

The necrophiliac mortician reminds me of a bit the late, great Sam Kinison used to do: "Well, I'm dead now. There's nothing anybody else can do to me. Hey, what the...? Ooooooh! Oooooohhhhh! Ooooooohhhhhhh!"
I'm thinking fiery crash of some sort, just to be on the safe side. I wonder if that was his plan...or just an eerie coincidence

Anonymous said...

"I like saying stuff in the office like "The Swine Flu can't touch me" just to watch my co-workers freak out."

I'll bet that doesn't sound so tough with your gay-sounding, lispy voice.

Homo.

Anonymous said...

Having Sarah Palin for a mother-in-law would be akin to having a rabid parrot in the room.

Squawk, squeek, yippety yap, you betcha.......

Levi Johnston is wise to steer clear of that nut.

Anonymous said...

A new show that is very funny - Modern Family on ABC.

Anonymous said...

What's even scarier about the funeral home freak is that he had a LIVE girlfriend. Guess there's someone for everyone.

Anonymous said...

Mark Autry made a good decision. He ran a very good campaign with a lot of cross over support from Republicans to win in 2006 by a small majority of votes. Too many voters, who do not know the candidates, vote straight party. Since 2000, Republicans are the majority party.

The other JP shouldn't retire but should give serious consideration to change parties. If Dennis Hudson had changed parties, he would still have a job.

Old time Democrats should understand it is more important to have an experienced person holding office and political party politics should not matter at the local level.

Mark Autry is a loyal conservative Democrat from a family of Democrats. Everyone who worked to help him get elected understand in 2010, there will be a back lash from national politics and it won't be in the Democrats favor at the local level.

Our county and the people in Precinct 3 kept a good man in office and benefited from having a fair judge on the bench. Now the church will have a good pastor.

We need to take party politics out of the local elected offices; but for those who are newcomers or don't take the time to know the candidates, straight party ticket voting will make it very hard or next to impossible for a good Democrat to win re-election.

Old time Democrats who are loyal to the party should think about Dennis Hudson. We needed him to keep his job and weren't able to help him get re-elected.

mzchief said...

* Skinny jeans = Jeans fat chicks have no business attempting to wear.

* I love saying stuff that makes people do a Scooby-Doo type of "Buuwhaaaa???".

* Wow! A guy who is honest enough, with himself, to realize that the only way he can get a chick is if she is dead.

* Since his johnson is the only reason Levi Johnston has had a moment's worth of fame it makes perfect sense that the loser would flash his johnson in Playgirl. Surely, this is a sign that Johnston, with his johnson, is enjoying the remaining few seconds of his 15 minutes. The world has gone feather plucking insane when it makes a hero/celebrity out of a guy who fails to wrap his junk and knocks up his teenage girlfriend.

Anonymous said...

" four kicks who's strutting now""

- KOL

Mark said...

Hope the next JP3 runs their office as professional as Judge Autry does.
Barry, great minds think alike, because i'm thinking of the same JP as you, that needs to bow out.

Anonymous said...

More white chicks and gang signs.

K1p said...

Mr Blue Sky is a great song. I liked the VW commercial that used the song to promote it's convertible. Sadly, I could not find the commercial online.

Anonymous said...

Judge Mark Autry is a fine decent man. I wish him well as Pastor.

Wish Precinct four had such a credible judge - one who cares about the people and not about impressing the public.

Anonymous said...

The mortician thing goes on alot more than many want to believe...unfortunately, I hear it's not that unusual in the business. Too often those who go into that morbid buz are a bit on the weird side, believe it or not.

As for Modern Family...that show is just a hoot.....we LOVE it!

One JP who resides in the western portion of our county doesn't really want the job....sometimes won't come when called and is ALWAYS rude and abusive. He should be voted out!

Noevadeaux said...

9:09AM - I have a parrot, (Blue Front Amazon), he's over 30 years old, his name is Cocopetal, and I am offended by your comparison to him and Sarah Palin......and besides, I have yet to ever see a rabid parrot.

Anonymous said...

Mark Autry runs the MOST professional Justice of the Peace Court in Wise County. He is kind, not only to his staff and other county employees, but to the public as well. He has been the consumate public servant. I wish him well as pastor of First Baptist Church in Boyd...

Anonymous said...

Mark has been the consummate public servant, not consumate...sorry for the misspelling.

Anonymous said...

British Office kicks US Office's butt.

Barry, have you watched any Eddie Izzard standup? Too funny.

Anonymous said...

Skinny Jeans + Thunder Thighs= FAIL

Anonymous said...

Forget Kings of Leon, they are great, but a more unique sound is Citizen Cope, they sing the opening of the Sons of Anarchy season premiere. Awesome. Also check out the new Taylor Swift "Two is better than one" song, its gonna be the new wedding song.

Anonymous said...

10:17 I agree with everything you said but, the way he gave notice to his previous church about leaving was a bit questionable.

Anonymous said...

It is totally amazing how much folks know about others on this blog.

Heck, we even have a parrot lover on here.

Wonders.

Anonymous said...

yeah, I tried Citizen Cope......and your a Moron!

Anonymous said...

Zombieland was worth seeing...I might go again.

Anonymous said...

"your a Moron"

Wise County retards never cease to amaze me.

Are all of you inbreeds this ignorant? Or just most of you?

Anonymous said...

11:26....then quit reading Wise county blogs! Go back into your Mom's basement and finish watching your VHS tapes!

Anonymous said...

"Or just most of you?"

Nice sentence.......Moron

- Wise County Inbreeder

Anonymous said...

Are you comparing KOL to Taylor Swift? I think they may have different audiences, duh!

Anonymous said...

I doubt any of the fat housefraus that comment on this blog could fit a single cellulite thigh in even the biggest pair of skinny jeans, so why bother talking about them?

Well, maybe mzchief could. rawr.

Do women even read Playgirl? I thought it was a magazine for fruits.

mzchief said...

I was not going to say anything but here goes.......selecting red fabric for the crotch of a swim suit is not a good idea.

Anonymous said...

I think it's hysterical when folks get into little cat fights in the blog comments and can't even spell the insults correctly...but that's just me.

Anonymous said...

Barry - what were you doing in Louisiana?

Christopher said...

Zombieland is pretty funny. Pretty amazing cameo that you don't see coming also. Check it out its worth it.

Anonymous said...

"Nice sentence.......Moron"

Are you kidding me? Really? Diagram that one for me, would you, genius?

You must be a Wise County teacher.

The hits just keep on coming.

Anonymous said...

i,ll tail yu sumthin 12..32 ugh, ugh, yu is dum. fynd sumthun wrog wit thes sintunce. stubid

RPM said...

I always loved ELO, but they were never a "cool" band. You never saw anybody wearing an ELO shirt.

The british Office is great, but it's hard to follow sometimes. For those that haven't seen the original, you can watch it on Adult Swim.

Anonymous said...

On December 21 2012 everything will look awful.

Anonymous said...

Mzchief, sorry but I don't know where you are going with the statement at 11:42. Please elaborate.

BTW, got a joke for you. Did you hear the one about the girl who went on the fishing trip with 6 guys? She came back with a big red snapper!

LLL

Anonymous said...

6.5

Anonymous said...

I feel thats the kind of service you might get at one of the wise county funearal homes and its NOT HAWKINS

Anonymous said...

1:19 Mabey a period

Anonymous said...

bunch of ignorant mfr's..

Anonymous said...

Are you sure it's a JP that needs to give up his job or is it a municiple judge? Or maybe both?
Where'd he go? I don't know!

Seemoore said...

Barry...
Buy every Album of KOL....Then transport yourself back to our "real" rock and roll days...KOL would fit in...KOL have brought rock and roll back to the radio....you will enjoy it...a cross between Thin Lizzy and Kurt Cobain with a Keith Urban guitar sound....I am 44 yo musician and I have found music I enjoy to play...I would love for KOL to lay music down on an LP...That sound would be even better...Highly recommend you to listen to this band who has been around for about 6 years already.

Anonymous said...

It's sick, yes. But who is the victim when a funeral home employee does something like that?

Sandrabag said...

The windows at Grace Baptist are AWESOME! I am so glad they were able to restore them - they are simply beautiful.

Anonymous said...

10:06 - right on - that JP is especially rude to the Hispanic community. His "honor"?

What a joke.

Anonymous said...

9:36 - the deceased's family are the victims. They trust those folks to be compassionate and caring.