Thursday, August 20, 2009

Back from the DL

When I last posted, back in January, it was a completely different world. We were gripped by "Paul Blart: Mall Cop" Fever, sweating in bed and crapping ourselves. Rod Blagojevich was still in office, clutching his "football" nervously. Tucker Carlson was still alive. "Off the Wall" had just hit #1 in the Prussian Empire, propelled by a savvy guerilla marketing campaign in Vilnius. A team of Shaolin monks was preparing to play an Inca squad in Super Bowl -CDXCIII.

If I don't finish the Greatest Things Of All Time countdown soon, you and I both might-- might-- lose interest. So we're going into the speed round