Category Archives: Foolishness

The Institute of Official Cheer

It’s been forever since I last perused the pages, nay, plumbed the profundity of James Lileks website, The Institute of Official Cheer. Check it out:

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There Is No Such Thing As a Pool that The Water Will Turn Blue if You Pee in It

If you pee in the pool, it’ll go blue! There’s a special dye in there, designed to detect urine, and it’ll billow around you in a big, embarrassing, pissy cloud, and everyone will know you’ve done it, and you’ll be … Continue reading

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Seasonal Hallmark Movie overload…

Why not run romantic holiday movies all year round? Why only Valentine’s, Christmas, Thanksgiving, (and now Hanukkah), etc? Ideas include such possible storylines as star-crossed former high school couple renegotiate love 15 years later as union leader and big business … Continue reading

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Christmas toys made in ‘a world of misery’

Santa’s workshops are actually sweatshops. So says a holiday spirit-crushing report out Tuesday uncovering unfair labor practices at Asian toymaking plants where popular brands like Barbie, Thomas the Tank Engine, Hot Wheels and others are made so kids can enjoy … Continue reading

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Georgia Man, 55, Busted After Raging At Wife Over Too Cheesy Grilled Cheese Sandwich

A Georgia man is facing criminal charges after raging at his spouse for making a grilled cheese sandwich too cheesy, cops allege. According to an Athens-Clarke County Police Department report, James De Paola, 55, began “shouting and cursing” at his … Continue reading

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Adult Piñatas Pre-Filled With Tiny Bottles of Booze

The Nipyata is an adult-themed version of the classic piñata that comes pre-filled with tiny plastic bottles of various spirits, lots of sugary candy and optional messages. Created inMonmouth, New Jersey with the help of the Thirsty Quaker beer and … Continue reading

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No, Planet Nine Won’t Kill Us All

April 8th, 2016 Yesterday (April 7), the New York Post published a video claiming that Planet Nine — a hypothesized world in the solar system’s far outer reaches — could send asteroids and comets hurtling into Earth soon. Don’t believe … Continue reading

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Man will be your real-life Elf on the Shelf for $100 an hour

Boston man will be your real-life Elf on the Shelf for $100 an hour   Finally, you can ditch the cute stuffed toy for a large, adult man.   APPLE.NEWS|BY MAX KNOBLAUCH    

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ISIS fighters photoshopped as rubber ducks.

Because humor beats terror.

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Hello Kitty platinum card

Sanrio has released an 8%-14% APR Hello Kitty Platinum Visa. I’ve applied for mine… Link       Posted Mon Aug 7th, 2006

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