Monthly Archives: July 2013

Weird Word of the Week

SPF: (abbreviation for Stupid Person Factor) a rating system for gauging conversational stupidity. Example sentence: “When gauging SPF levels, I find it helpful to adhere to the following guidelines: SPF 5: anything said by a person wearing sweatpants in public, … Continue reading

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Talkin’ Music: Tom Waits (Two Legs)

It’s the little things in life that make a man go mad, so counseled Charles Bukowski. According to Tom Waits, this quote was one of the motivating factors behind his mid-career metamorphosis. Another factor was marrying Kathleen Brennan. (Hmmm… Why would getting married … Continue reading

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Weird Word of the Week

Holidaze: (n) the condition of suffering lingering aftereffects from a particularly intense alcoholiday. Example conversation: Q: “Are you still experiencing a holidaze from the 4th of July?” A: “Wait…. It’s July!?”

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Weird Word of the Week

Alcoholiday: (n) the use of a public holiday as an excuse to get drunk Example sentence: “When I attended a free Ryan Adams concert on the 4th of July in Battery Park, I started to suspect that Ryan had begun … Continue reading

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