Blinq Archive: June, 2008

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Highly Suspicious

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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... Read more
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If This Were Germany We'd Be Naked

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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... Read more
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Summer Replacement

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Ok, quiz time, TV landers. Remember "The Helen Reddy Show?" "3 Girls 3?" Even if you were glued to the tube in the summer... Read more
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Rendell for VP? An argument why not.

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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... Read more
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Turning Polo Shirts Into Stock Cars

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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... Read more
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Some Old-School Blinq Links

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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... Read more

Mr. President! No, The Other One

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I just had this strange vision as I read the AP report that Sen. Barack Obama has clinched the Democratic nomination for president. Crawling... Read more

In Philadelphia It's Worth 50 Bucks

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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... Read more