Hornswaggler | The culture, the humor, a bit of the sports, not so much the politics, and the workplace distraction

Hornswaggle is an alternate spelling of hornswoggle, an archaic word that means to bamboozle or hoodwink. I take my pronunciation from the late Harvey Korman in "Blazing Saddles" --

"I want rustlers, cutthroats, murderers, bounty hunters, desperados, mugs, pugs, thugs, nitwits, halfwits, dimwits, vipers, snipers, conmen, Indian agents, Mexican bandits, muggers, buggerers, bushwhackers, hornswagglers, horse thieves, bull dykes, train robbers, bank robbers, ass kickers, shit kickers and Methodists!"

Culture, Humor, Sports
Workplace Distraction

Wednesday, July 31, 2002

Sports Update:

-Scott Rolen is finally traded by the Phillies, going to the Cardinals (and hitting two for four with an RBI triple in with his first game with them) and prompting this Philadelphia lament from the Daily News.

-With 12 of 14 charges against him dropped after a preliminary hearing, Allen Iverson proves that, like O.J. before him, a black man can beat the legal system in America as long as he has enough money. I suppose this is a step in the right direction. It shows the judicial system is not racially biased so much as class biased. If you can afford a good enough lawyer, yada yada yada.

-But the biggest question is, what are Quetin Richardson and Darius Miles going to do now that Miles has been traded from the L.A. Clippers to the moronic Cleveland Cavaliers and they can no longer do their "Antennas Up" routine together?

-The Eagles have checked into training camp and an Eagles blog from me is surely on the way.

This update has been brought to you by Carl's Jr.'s new "Mexican Face Stuffer" Triple, layered with grilled onions, bacon, cheese, guacamole, chicken feet and a sprig of cilantro. If you eat it like a slob and it drips all over you -- but at the same time you're a sexy, fit young professional -- you'll look totally hot! If you do this while being a non-hottie and/or out of shape, you're a fucking pig and you will be hog-tied and beaten with bars of soap tied in towels, then publicly mocked!

.: posted by hornswaggler 12:39 AM

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