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Blinq Archive: June, 2008
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Nation & World
Sat, Jun 14, 2008, 9:16 AM
What do you play on the car stereo when driving two 18-year-old dudes halfway across the country, one of them a metallurgist, the other an...
If This Were Germany We'd Be Naked
Tue, Jun 10, 2008, 7:10 AM
They had this cool rule in Germany when we lived there -- as soon as the mercury hit 86, school was out. It was the law. Hitzefrei was the...
Tue, Jun 10, 2008, 4:43 PM
Ok, quiz time, TV landers. Remember "The Helen Reddy Show?" "3 Girls 3?" Even if you were glued to the tube in the summer...
Rendell for VP? An argument why not.
Sun, Jun 8, 2008, 5:07 PM
Buzz Bissinger digs out the notes he took during "A Prayer For The City" and puts them too good use in a piece for the New Republic...
Turning Polo Shirts Into Stock Cars
Fri, Jun 6, 2008, 2:42 PM
I can't best this, so I'll steal it. Dan McQuade takes my column today about Unisys wanting to slap a couple signs on the skyscraper that...
Some Old-School Blinq Links
Wed, Jun 4, 2008, 6:44 PM
Back in the day, which means last year, I had this job where I sat at home and read what others were posting before shooting off my own mouth...
Mr. President! No, The Other One
Tue, Jun 3, 2008, 5:11 PM
I just had this strange vision as I read the AP report that Sen. Barack Obama has clinched the Democratic nomination for president. Crawling...
In Philadelphia It's Worth 50 Bucks
Mon, Jun 2, 2008, 12:45 PM
Bo Diddley, dead at 79. Bomp ba-bomp bomp, bomp bomp. Here's his great cameo from Trading Places, where he executes a swift Philly markdown...