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!"

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Wednesday, January 12, 2011


Any faint impulse I might have had to see "Season of the Witch" was extinguished once the trailer concluded. Not only did the director decide to have Nicolas Cage utter the words "Let's finish this!" but the people who produced the trailer decided that line, of all the dialogue in the film, had to be featured in the promotion. And while I think it's unfair that Ron Perlman never gets to act except when he's covered in prosthetics, maybe it's a bad omen when he does.

.: posted by hornswaggler 9:52 PM

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