Category: Funny stories

Mom orders a drink

Last night I went out to dinner with my mom, who was supposed to meet me for dinner at Continental.  But she showed up at Phillips Seafood.  These restaurants are right next to each other and they don’t have walls (they’re inside Caesar’s Atlantic City). She had just ordered a...

Take the hummus challenge

As you may know, I recently had a few people around for a party and decided it would be a good idea to settle the question: who makes the best hummus in Columbus?  Over twenty people voted and I tabulated the results.  There’s something for everyone.  Go to my Columbus...

Boldface names II

Special thanks to Ben and Nathan for another “fabulous” 918 Christmas party.  This year I did not embarrass myself and incur the substantial wrath of Matt Brown; rather, I behaved according to the reasonable person standard and we can all be grateful for that. I did have the jarring experience...

On storms

You might know that hurricane names are based on lists of names drawn up by committee years in advance.  I think I read somewhere that Atlantic names are one-third English, one-third French, and one-third Spanish to represent the countries in the region.  But I’ve decided it might be more satisfying...

Objection, your honors

The Honorable William Klatt 373 South High Street, 24th Floor Columbus, Ohio 43215 February 13, 2005 Dear William Klatt: I’m a 26-year-old first-year student at Capital University Law School, and I’m writing to you in your capacity as the Tenth District’s administrative judge.  I had the pleasure of participating in...

And if you need help getting back to your car…

So we had two more rounds of moot court today.  I don’t know how but we have advanced to the Final Four, baby!!!  Life is good so far.  We go back for the semi-finals tomorrow and I don’t even want to speculate on who’ll be in the finals. The opponents are...

Correction

You have to wonder how this correction, about the Concorde’s last flight, was actually delivered to the Times. An audio slide show that accompanied this article incorrectly referred to Joan Collins as being retired. Ms. Collins continues to make regular appearances on television and in film. – New York Times,...

More small thoughts

I guess all I have these days are small thoughts.  But hey, it’s summertime, the reality shows dominate, and you just gotta have some reality web log entries.  If you really want substance, America, go read my famous Michael Moore entry (still one of the most popular pages on my...

Three quotes

“The trouble then and now is that Democrats have about as much clout at the Statehouse as the University of Michigan boosters club.” – Dispatch “‘I always thought that mayor of Hilliard would be the most honorable job in the world,’ said Kay, 40, who has lived in the town...