Darren’s Daily Dose of News – April 17, 2009

Social networks such as Twitter may blunt people’s sense of reality, claim brain scientists. New evidence shows the digital explosion of information from networking sites could have long-term damaging effects on the emotional development of young people’s brains.  The danger is that heavy Twitters and Facebook users could become indifferent to the emotions of people.  ***MARLAR: You mean they’ll become Simon […]

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Crazy Redheads

What?  FoxNews.com does a feature looking at the ten “craziest redheads” and I don’t make the list?  How is L. Ron Hubbard or Julia Roberts crazier than I am?  Sure, I totally admit that I’ll never be as nuts as Carrot Top or Lindsey Lohan – but c’mon, how can I be less crazy than Nicole Kidman?  Really?  Nicole Kidman?!! […]

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I’m Finally A Syndicated Humor Columnist!

In case you haven’t heard, beginning this May, Yours Truly will be a humor columnist for TheChristianPulse.com.  (Humbly bows and accepts the waves of accolades and applause.) I’ve always wanted to be a syndicated humor columnist, and now it looks like I’m finally going to get the opportunity.  If you read my blog or spend any time watching me on Facebook or Twitter, you know […]

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What Do We Call Easter Saturday?

I just realized that today is Saturday – the day before Easter Sunday. For some reason I feel like I should be doing something in celebration of this day, but what’s there to do? How do you properly celebrate the Saturday before Easter?  Come to think of it, do we even have a name for this day? Obviously, Sunday is […]

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The Definition of MARLAR

 Just found this online. According to UrbanDictionary.com, the word “marlar” means, “to carry the entire burden of a group on ones back. To be the only reason others exist.” EXAMPLE: “Let me go ahead and marlar this one.” or “I am marlar hear me roar!!!” I particularly like that part about being the only reason others exist.  No wonder I’m […]

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Wine & Comedy

Just got booked to do a comedy show on April 18th for a wine-tasting party in Naperville, IL.  Not wine DRINKING, just wine TASTING.  I just don’t understand that.  That’s like getting a taste spoon of all of Baskin-Robbins 31 flavors, spitting out each one, then saying “no thanks, I’m just looking.”   photo credit: pedrosimoes7

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Problematic Printer Predicament

Twenty years ago, I figured I’d hardly ever use my computer. And since I don’t really care to play Solitaire, I didn’t buy one. However, about ten years ago I did buy my first computer and I can’t see life without it now. I don’t play any Solitaire whatsoever though… I spend all of my time getting ready for my radio show; […]

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