Tag Archives: fat people

Ice Age Fini

The last Ice Age ended somewhere around 11,700 years ago. Since then glacier around the globe have shrunk from the North and South Poles. Presently I reside in Juneau, Alaska. The Mendenhall glacier is fourteen miles from my house. I have yet to hike the Western Trail to the ice caves. The couple running the […]

Bag Of Gas

Two night ago NJ governor Chris Christie to the stage of the GOP convention in Tampa. “Thank you! Thank you all very much. Thank you. Well, this stage and this moment are very improbable for me, a New Jersey Republican.” According to Fox News the rotund speaker said the word “I” 37 times, “Romney” seven […]

Ban On Fatsos

Last night I watched the late George Carlin take fat people to task for being obese. “I use the word “fat.” I use that word because that’s what people are: they’re fat. They’re not bulky; they’re not large, chunky, hefty or plump. And they’re not big-boned. Dinosaurs were big-boned. These people are not overweight: this […]

Khang Noi Need Not Apply to Thai Air

Flying Thai Air from New York to Bangkok was a pleasure in the 1980s. New 747s, good food, generous servings of alcoholic beverage, and beautiful Thai stewardesses. Airlines hired these goddesses with the strategy that the girls married by the age of 25 to free up the hostess ranks for younger acolytes of the air. […]

We Are More Doomed Than Before

World leaders are leaving Copenhagen. Five nations cobbled together a less-than-satisfactory proposal to combat global warming. China, Brazil, India, South Africa, and the USA hammered out an agreement as a first step toward reducing the danger of a fevered planet. Too little too late. That was the consensus opinion, however Alaskan presidential hopeful Sarah Palin […]