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January 26, 2009
The Myth of Wii premium
The Non-Political Plumber, originally uploaded by ranzino. Here’s how fanboys of the Nintendo Wii will defend their beloved gaming console to those who are less than enamored with the lifestyle that often accompanies video gaming: But it’s not like other systems!  It gets you up and moving around!  It’s an ACTIVE experience! I’ve got a […]
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January 9, 2009
Pocket Full of Kryptonite premium
When I was a freshman in college I specifically remembering going to see a Spin Doctors cover group perform at a local house party. What I don’t remember (for a variety of reasons) is exactly what that jam band played after they covered both “Little Miss Can’t Be Wrong” and “Two Princes.” It didn’t seem […]
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December 29, 2008
Damn you George Lucas premium
You know your 5- year- old is probably watching too much Star Wars when your 2-year-old is humming John Williams’ Imperial March at the dinner table.
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December 11, 2008
Right Downturn Clyde premium
When we face the darkest of economic times, it takes a special breed of entertainer to lift our spirits as a nation. Entertainers who can set aside their own personal fears to help the masses forget theirs. Entertainers who can break down long-standing taboos thereby changing the direction of an entire industry. Entertainers who can […]
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December 5, 2008
We’re Bringing SchlumpyBack premium
It’s a good sign that you probably need to do the laundry when your daycare provider remarks that the sweatpant ensemble you hastily put together for your 2-year-old that morning favors comparably to the fashion stylings of a rejected backup dancer from Justin Timberlake’s FutureSex/LoveSounds tour.
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November 19, 2008
Other Things Donovan McNabb Doesn’t Know premium
After a particularly uninspired gridiron matchup between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Philadelphia Eagles ended in 13-13 tie, Donovan McNabb, the 10-year veteran quarterback of the Eagles, revealed he didn’t know an NFL game could end in a stalemate. So as to avoid awkward conversations if you were to meet Mr. McNabb in a social […]
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My Camera’s Voice DEMANDS To Be Heard! premium
These are the people that are tasked with handling my ballot correctly.   Sigh. <Generic Public Service Announcement> Get out and vote! </Generic Public Service Announcement>
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October 30, 2008
Happy Halloween premium
Here are the list of kids whose costumes mandate that I not give them candy tomorrow night: Small children in red skirt-suits dressed as Sarah Palin.  You know their parents put them up to it even though they begged to dress up as that girl from High School Musical.  If I withold your candy, perhaps […]
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October 29, 2008
WORLD CHAMPIONS… OF THE WORLD! premium
Philadelphia fans rejoice. Nearly three decades of pain has been eased this night. Thank you Phightin’ Phils!
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October 28, 2008
Two Girls, Two Guys, 4 Plastic Cups premium
This weekend my wife and I went out on the town with some good friends. Being stalwart Pennsylvanians, we felt honor-bound by stately sporting obligations to find someplace after dinner to watch the Penn State/Ohio State football game. We ended up finding a “sports bar” outside of the city. I use the term “sports bar” […]
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