VIEW from the BLEACHERS
My personal search for signs of intelligent life in the universe and in my neighborhood
A humor blog
by Tim Jones, BA, JD, MBA, ESQ, FAQ, INC, LOL, WTF, UBU, IDK, ETC
When it came to the dating scene back in my formative youth, I was, um, well, a bit of a slow starter. This is the painful true retelling of my very first date ever. To say it went badly would be like saying to Mrs. Lincoln, “So, I hear your evening at the play was a bit disappointing.”
Inspired by the Texas state legislature’s bold measures to protect women from themselves, several other Republican-controlled state legislatures are following Texas’ lead as they introduce several new landmark statutes to protect women.
In this post, I share the secrets of writing a successful humor column – not that I would know the first thing about that, mind you. If pressed for time, skim through the text and enjoy the colorful charts.
As the COVID Delta variant has spiked, the fault line between people who wear masks and those who refuse to is widening. Each sees the other side as the enemy. As one of America’s leading immunological experts, I’m often asked to weigh in. So, who’s right in this fractious debate? You’ll just have to read. (Hint: the Maskers are right….).
Google, Microsoft, and just about every cellular carrier tell us to store everything “in the cloud.” It’s so convenient. If you lose your phone, for example, don’t worry. All your photos, your contacts, even your calendar will be safely backed up “in the cloud.” But I’m here to tell you, don’t be fooled. Saving your stuff in the cloud is a terrible idea. Read why.
Hey, teens. Parents are so lame, right? With all their Nazi rules about showing respect and cleaning up your room and telling you to get off your phone. So, if you’re going to do something boneheadedly stupid, you could own up and tell your parents the truth. Either that or improve your prevarication skills. Yeah, let’s try that first.
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