Earlier this week, funny blogger Diatribes & Ovations nominated this blog for the WordPress Family Award. That blog has a tagline: “Because RantsAndRaves was already taken.” And we would like to give an ovation to the person who thought of… Read More ›
Month: May 2013
“Every 105-Year-Old’s Doing It, Why Can’t We?” We’d Imagine 1990s Rockers The Cranberries Might Say.
Yahoo reports that a 105-year-old woman from Texas proudly eats bacon every day! 3 Additional Seemingly Unlikely Things Someone Could* Do To Live To Be A Hundred Instead Of Eating Bacon Every Day 1. Smoke bacon-wrapped nicotine-filled cigarettes, then eat… Read More ›
The Associated Press reports that the American Gerbil’s Society recently held its annual pageant in Massachusetts to determine “top gerbil.” 3 Pageants We’d Less Like To Judge 1. New York City’s Top Rat. Our reluctance to judge such a competition… Read More ›
The Associated Press reports that after 25 years, the TV show Cops is leaving the Fox Network for Spike TV. 3 Worse Places The TV Show Cops Could Go 1. Your living room. It sure would suck to drunkenly turn… Read More ›
MarketWatch reports that Yahoo Inc. is offering a new incentive employees: gifts for their cats and dogs! What could the gifts be? According to the article, Yahoo will not comment beyond saying that the gifts will be “Yahoo-branded.” 3 Yahoo… Read More ›
The Local reports that working as a ghost in a Stockholm theme-park fun-house is ironically not so fun. Apparently, when workers dressed as ghosts scare patrons, they have been known to punch the ghosts in their stomachs. And that’s just what… Read More ›
Time reports that men visiting Saudi Arabia have been deported for being “too handsome!” 3 People Who Will Never Be Deported For Being Too Handsome 1. The captain of the college table tennis team who is totally sleeping with your girlfriend…. Read More ›
Someone May Have Lied On A Yelp Prison Review! Is There Not An Integrity Test Before Writing Yelp Reviews?
The Washington Post reports that lawyers, prisoners, and random jerks who may be the same people who vandalize Wikipedia, are reviewing prisons on Yelp! From the article: “At no time did the officer violate any of my constitutional privileges and even… Read More ›
While Everyone’s Been Talking About Apple Innovating “This” and Google “That,” McDonald’s May Be Doing Some Innovating Of It’s Own!
In a CNBC interview with the CEO of McDonald’s, the CEO reportedly said that McDonald’s is looking at “innovative ways” to extend breakfast hours for customers! We haven’t attended McDonald’s Hamburger University outside Chicago, so we can only speculate as to… Read More ›
CNBC reports that despite having the worst unemployment record in two decades, Italy has a shortage of 6,000 pizza-makers, that it is having trouble filling! 3 Pizza-Related Shortages We Do Not Want To See! 1. A shortage of items to stuff… Read More ›