Category Archives: Ramblings

Opinion posts about whatever.

Origins of Utah’s Pioneer Day: Epic Vikings vs. Mormons Battle

July 24, 1847

The United States of America has been around for 71 years, 71 years of prosperity….and greed. They had snatched up a good portion of the North American continent through shrewd business moves, taking advantage of less fortunate countries in Europe. Napoleon Bonaparte had sold a good portion of the continent to the Yankees for roughly $2 an acre to a hypocrite president, Thomas Jefferson. Continue reading Origins of Utah’s Pioneer Day: Epic Vikings vs. Mormons Battle

Bachelorette Breakdown – Men Tell All 2012

It’s the Bachelorette Breakdown “Men Tell All” 2012 episode – or as I like to call it, the “Show Where Everyone Rationalizes Their Behavior By Trying To Convince America That Sunbathing For Seven Hours Everyday Somehow Makes You A Different Person” episode. Nice try Kalon, the ladies aren’t having it. Continue reading Bachelorette Breakdown – Men Tell All 2012

Not Failing By Not Trying

Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, I used to have my own personal blog. I still have it, but I don’t write on it anymore. Anyway. One time I wrote a blog post that quoted a Bill Simmons and Malcolm Gladwell article that they had written for Page 2 on Espn.com.
The quote says:

This is actually a question I’m obsessed with: Why don’t people work hard when it’s in their best interest to do so? Continue reading Not Failing By Not Trying

So You Think You Can Read? It’s the 2012 SYTYCD Top 20!

The 2012 SYTYCD Top 20 is finalized! We’ve watched the initial try outs, the hell of Vegas week, and the final solos, and now each dancer awaits the answer from the judges to see if they are “in or out”. Continue reading So You Think You Can Read? It’s the 2012 SYTYCD Top 20!