In celebration of my successful upgrade to the new WordPress, which now allows me to blog remotely from from the BriPhone, here are 3 Top Five lists commemorating tonight’s VP debate, my team’s kickball loss several hours ago, and (in the spirit of this blog) my favorite Swedish films of all time — in ascending … Read moreLandmark first BriPhone post
According to this BBC article, a drunk 78-year-old Swedish man attempted to row all of the way from Helsingor in Denmark to Helsingborg in Sweden. I’ve taken the ferry between those two cities, and it’s a hefty ride even by motorized vehicle — about 3 miles, BBC says. Apparently he didn’t have the crowns for … Read moreHero of the Week: Anonymous 78-year-old Swede
This week, a 48-year-old former Swiss fighter pilot successfully flew around above the Alps in a jet pack. The BBC had this awesome photo of him captured in the act. No reports of successfully launched laser beams from anyone’s eyeballs this week, so Yves gets my laurels.
One of my favorite fellows to deal with at my old job once asked me if I’d made up my last name to sound cooler as a writer and went on to suggest it sounded like the name of a metal band. This week my joy knew no bounds when I discovered the MySpace page … Read moreWarmoth is finally a thrash metal band