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2.07.2011

Random Monday Morning Thoughts


  • Fox 4 just told me that today will be the "busiest day of the year" at DFW Airport. Any bets that they say the same thing around Thanksgiving?
  • I bet our work day will be a beating. 
  • And there's another winter storm coming in on Tuesday night? They sound pretty sure about that.
  • I've heard several people say that the Decatur Walmart was "insane" on Saturday.
  • The NFL beats me down because of its obvious money grabbing.  Moments after the Super Bowl ended, it was offering a Green Bay T-shirt, cap, and DVD package for $89.99. And that NFL Experience over in Dallas ($30 to get in) sounded like a bunch of junk surrounding an overpriced gift shop.
  • Speaking of, Phil Simms almost attacked Desmond Howard on Saturday due to Howard correctly pointing out that Simms son at the University of Tennessee is one awful quarterback. 
  • How would you have liked to have had to deal with the 400 displaced ticket buyers at the Super Bowl? That would have been one angry crowd.
  • And the story is that 1,250 seats were declared unsafe and that 850 were able to be seated elsewhere. Where in the world did they come up with 850 seats?
  • And that whole seat debacle is still a mystery. The Fire Marshal now says he had nothing to do with the bleacher section being declared unsafe because he only inspects "completed bleachers." So the NFL just decided to "deal with it" on game day? And how in the world were they not completed? 
  • Jerry Jones was no where to be seen after the game. Not a single interview. He had to be running for cover.
  • A jet fly over when it's a domed stadium seems a little silly. 
  • I think if you spend a week cooped up in a house and you don't end up wanting to kill each other, then it's been an outstanding success.
  • Except I wanted to kill the dog when she looked straight at me while she peed on the carpet. Did they teach you that in Puppy School? 
  • Katy Perry "Hey, Now".
  • After every Super Bowl don't you hear people say, "The commercials didn't seem that good this year."
  • It's a strange phenomenon how we get excited over celebrities. I would have thought I'd be disinterested in seeing Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston at Sundance Square, but when I saw them I couldn't take my eyes off of them.
  • The flooding at Bridgeport High School had to be from a broken pipe.
  • Pretty good headlines: A Brett Favre reference in Green Bay and a play on words on an old movie title in Pittsburgh.




27 comments:

Anonymous said...

"G" stands for GREATNESS!!! Or maybe cup size...?

Anonymous said...

As far as the Christina and Fergie,butchering their Performances are concerned, I bet I was NOT the only one praying for a Wardrobe failure like Janet Jackson!!!!!!!!

Anonymous said...

Overheard while wolfing down some excellent half-time snackage (said by a couple of guys way out of the target demographic):
Q: "So, how do you like those Black-eyed Peas?"
A: "Well, I see the "black", but not the "peas"

If you're a professional singer, the national anthem is the one song you should have down pat. Most fourth graders can sing that one without flubbing it. Maybe if Christina had spent more time thinking about the words, and less time trying to trick up the melody (which she also royally screwed up!) she would have...aw, forget it! She doesn't have to worry about it anymore, cuz nobody is ever gonna ask her to do that again

Anonymous said...

Why in the entire week of snow and ice on city streets did I not see one city of Decatur employee or truck clearing the streets?

Anonymous said...

I take it you are a lawyer. Sounds like there are 400 people in need of a lawsuit for breach of contract.
Three times the ticket value makes it right? What about air travel, overprices hotels, overpriced meals, etc...

Anonymous said...

"Your rack is unreal".....BEST commercial! The rest were LAME!

RPM said...

1. It wasn't just WallyWorld

2. Simms = Fail

3. Jennifer Anniston, 'nuff said.

Brewcrew said...

I agree on the bad seats. Hotel prices, air fare, etc. Then they rub your nose in it by constantly talking about how much Jerry Jones is worth? Jimmy Johnson was so stroking Jerry. I would want a lot more than 3x the ticket price.

Brewcrew said...

Plus, the celebrity interviews were stupid. Most of them were D list TV actors hawking something. It all looked very thrown together.

Anonymous said...

City of Decatur folks were out, even got me unstuck

Thanks Coon

Anonymous said...

too bad lou royals is not around to sing the anthem heard him on monday night football several years ago. best of all that i have heard. prooved u dont have to trick it ip to sing it

wordkyle said...

Cut Simms some slack, he was taking up for his son. Appropriate or not, at least he handled it straight on and face to face. He didn't go behind Howard's back to get him fired or anything.

Arthur said...

I'm with Wordkyle... again. Bagging on a "student-athlete" is just pointless. Now, a Desmond Howard - Phil Simms cage match might be an interesting way to kill some Sunday afternoon bandwidth during the NFL lockout. Somebody get Cubes and HDNet on it.

Anonymous said...

That would be Lou Rawls, I belive.

My favorite rendition was by Jimi Hendrix.

Anonymous said...

I like the pic today. Very pretty girl. Who is she?

Jack Daniels said...

lou royals?

That Darrell's black brother they don't talk about or were you trying to say Lou Rawls?

Anonymous said...

10:07
are you talking about Lou Rawls?
I agree that it would be amazing if he were to sing...anything. He died about five years ago

Phil Simms shouldn't be taking up for his college-attending, grown-!@# son. He should know that if his kid is playing college football, somebody is going to critisize his performance. Didn't he go through this once already with Chris - who also was a bad QB - at Texas? Howard was talking about the kid's ability as a player, something the elder Simms should know a thing or two about. He makes a living (badly, in my opinion) judging other football players

Anonymous said...

"Seven can wait" can also be a play on Roethlisberger (#7)...

mzchief said...

To Barry...
You have two bonus daughters and the only out of control, bad girls in your house are the four legged ones. Life is VERY good at the Green Home.
******************************

The double/triple entendres abound on the front page of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. "Seven Can Wait" could mean 7th win or Roethlisberger can wait as well as the Steelers were 86'd. To be 86'd means to be thrown out or gotten rid of. Very cleaver copywriting.

Anonymous said...

Walmart was not crazy! It was a "MADHOUSE" (reference to the original Planet of the Apes the way Charlton Heston said it--"A MAAAADHOUSE")!!

Kirk said...

Uh....Lou Rawls is dead, y'all.

Anonymous said...

Yeah, somebody help us out here and tell us who the girl in the pic is or what website it is from? Please!!!

Anonymous said...

4:19

We know. We just corrected the name posted by 10:07.

Try to keep up.

Anonymous said...

Well, Elvis is dead too, and I saw him sing on stage with Celine Dion last year on American Idol. Bring back Lou!!

guinjames said...

How'd you like to be one of Jerry's minions today? I bet ass chewings were plentiful. I didn't watch much of the game but Channel 5 was talking plenty smack about the poor organization of the Super Bowl after the game.

pigonthewing said...

We made it to the NFL experience (we also attended the NBA Jam Session last year) and it is actually great especially if you have kiddos. Once you get in all "events" are free and the kids loved it. I could have spent two days there. There is an overpriced gift shop as well.....

Anonymous said...

If you want to hurt small animals you may need to be evaluated for an emotional disturbance . If you think they are looking at you and doing it on purpose then skip the eval.. You're a fruit loop! LOL!!