Yes, another piece, formerly posted on Associated Content. Like other Slush Pile items, I'm updating it for posting here.
It sure seems former Vice President Dick Cheney has a lot to say about current events. And the conservatives have been singing his praises for it, which is weird, since truth be told, Cheney pretty much shot the Republican Party in the face and now has them apologizing to him for it (which is how it usually works with Cheney)...
Toys is not all fun and games. With vast amounts of money at stake, every toy manufacturer is hoping it has created the NEXT BIG THING; the toy that'll fly off the store shelves, force parents to trade on the black market, pop up on "The TODAY Show," or receive a headline mention that uses the phrase "many injured." Unfortunately, that doesn't happen most of the time. While some toys make you remark, "I wish I'd thought of that!" most cause you to wonder, "What were they thinking?" Here's a look at some of the Furby-wannabes through the years (now available in a clearance bin near you):
The holiday season means a lot of special TV. But not every show can be "A Charlie Brown Christmas" or "Frosty the Snowman." There a couple of slushy projects that are less Ho-Ho-Ho and more Ho-Ho-Hum. And here's a couple you probably missed:
Ted & Bill’s Excellent Advent: Two dudes, trying to find the perfect Christmas presents for their girlfriends, travel through time disrupting events at Bethlehem, Charles Dickens’ house and the North Pole...
Try the new Holiday Lotto tickets! 41 chances to win, which is more like 41 chances to lose.
Plugging my work because somebody has to. It's the latest comedy skit used by TMI: Hollywood for their 11/9 show.
Well, it’s the first week of December and you know what that means…radio stations all over the country switched over to all Christmas music formats about two weeks ago. That’s right, more then a month before Christmas they’ve started inundating us with Christmas music until we’ve all got sugarplums tap-dancing in our brains…
Freelance writer, still hacking away.