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Macy’s Balloons

The Macy's "Christmas Parade" which eventually was renamed the "Thanksgiving Parade" has been held since 1924. In 1927, Tony Sarg was an illustrator who was hired by Macy's to "come up" with new ideas for the parade. Tony's idea was BALLOONS!!

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Write a Scary Story

In only two sentences or less.

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UFO Hoax Video Dishonors Columbia Heroes

Here's a change of pace. A UFO video that I DON'T believe.

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Where Were You When JFK was Shot?

November 22, 1963. I was five years old.

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Odd Monuments

"Hell yeah, let's build a statue here" -No one in particular.

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Rock and Roll Heaven

If there's a rock and roll heaven,
Well you know they've got a hell of a band.-THE RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS

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Japan Commissions a….um…..Destroyer

Japan’s pacifist constitution renounces the use of force for purposes other than self-defense. That means the country has no offensive arsenal of long-range missiles, aircraft carriers or similar weapons of aggression. But.....

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Tip Jars

The key to advertising is to motivate your customers to overcome their reluctance and open their wallets or at least rummage their pockets.

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Obama’s Honeymoon with CBS is Over

While the relationship has been on rocky ground, Obama's honeymoon with CBS news is over. They might even be heading for a divorce. CBS news reporter puts two stakes into Obamacare at a recent White House press conference. The president himself was at the podium and working without a net.

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Viking Riddles

“Let’s kill all the men and rape all the women, and dammit, get it right this time.” Yeah, Yeah. We all know how Vikings have the rep for being badasses. But did you know that Viking Warriors were judged on their skill as wordsmiths? Take a shot at these Real Viking Riddles.

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