The funeral top 50 (via Fark). “There is anecdotal evidence that people are even choosing rock tunes. A funeral director in Glasgow was recently handed a CD of Queenâ€™s greatest hits and asked to play Bohemian Rhapsody, although there was the risk that another track on the same CD, Another One Bites the Dust, wasContinue reading “The Funeral Top 50”
Mark this story up as being about someone who is definitely Old School. The translation from today’s Lidovky.cz is mine. Brno Police Catch 52-year-old Tagger Police on Brno’s Fleischnerova Street couldn’t believe their eyes when they caught a tagger in the act, but what was even more surprising was her age. She’s 52. “She’s definitelyContinue reading “Brno Police Catch 52-year-old Tagger”
I’m going to take a cue from many Czech politicians, who would like you to direct your attention away from the completely strange case of the Prime Minister, his non-businesswoman wife and her business partner, who may or may not own a whorehouse, I’d like to point out a story from today’s Novinky.cz. The translationContinue reading “Strange robberies, or robbers with bad luck”
Dang, whenever I start to feeling down about myself, when I really have low self-esteem, when I think it can’t get much worse, it always makes me feel that much better that I’ve never been to a Star Wars convention. (h/t to Attu)
From the always-excellent Popbitch mailing list: Jumpin’ all over the world Wrinkly rockers are left hopping mad Pensioner rock band Status Quo is currently touring UK and Europe. Back in the Quo’s 80s prime, during a tour of Australia, the tour bus hit a kangaroo while in transit through the desert. Everyone piled out toContinue reading “Rock!”
About this time last year, Bloopy told me about traveling through Scotland and coming across what he thought was one of the strangest foods ever: a Mars candy bar, battered and deep-fried. I was always skeptical about it, figuring it was the culinary equivalent of the Jackalope. But apparently it’s for real, as this articleContinue reading “Deep-fried Mars Bar a Reality”
I couldn’t resist including this one as well. Excellent text: “Some colors, some styles. Simulater a true style.” The red picture in the upper right is marked “Installation Manual.” Excellent stuff.
In keeping with the theme of really bad toys for Christmas, this is a toy that was just so astoundingly awful it still gives me goosebumps. Who in their right mind would want to play and re-enact the tragedy of the Kursk? This one was so bad that I had to buy one and sendContinue reading “Kursk Submarine Toy”
Maybe this toy isn’t such a good idea for the Tulip toy drive, but I do love English as a 4th language toys.
Um, I didn’t mean to disturb anybody today with this, so please accept my apologies in advance. And thanks to reader Pavla who sent it in 😉 Oh, and remember the tinfoil hat guy who talked about every Karel Gott photo being Photoshopped? This is, of course, fuel to the fire…