Pryor's legacy -- his brilliance, his contradictions and ultimate tragedy -- lingers in the shadows of Chris Rock's Top Five. He is referenced outright by Rock's character Andre Allen during a conversation about comedy's greats. But the allusions to Pryor go deeper.
Delta Airlines has introduced a 5-tier pricing plan for their flights. At first glance the scheme seems to offer passengers more choice but in reality it's going to confuse them even more. So, to help you understand what's going on, here's a guide that cuts through all the bullshit.
Hairstyles For Women,
I like bangs. Long, but not too long. And fringy. You know, like that actress. You know... her. But only in that one movie, not the other one.
Great Gifts For Moms,
Funny Gifts For Moms,
Gifts For Moms,
Seriously, Santa, a mom only needs so many "World's Greatest Mom" coffee mugs. How about coming up with something that I could really use this year?
WackiLeaks has unearthed a treasure trove of similar correspondences from the email accounts of notable figures going back for many years. Below is one such chain. They too must have assumed their accounts were secure, given the frank nature of the content.
Including a "lovely cheese pizza."
My 17-year-old daughter recently obtained her first job at a nationally known retail chain. At the risk of defying her threat that, "you had better not tell anybody where I'm working," I will not reveal the chain's identity.
Unable to afford a new house, unless we moved to a double-wide in Palmdale or Mojave, my wife and I were left with no other option but to blow out our modest California ranch house and add a second story.
Why is it that people are suddenly more interesting when someone else can claim ownership to them? There's a certain fascination with meeting someone and judging their worth based on guessing and then learning their relationship status.
I bought my eighty-something-year-old mom her own iPad this year thinking about how much joy it would give her. First task was to get some music. Do you have any idea how many passwords it takes to get a song off the web?
Rolaids Cargo Pants,
Enhanced Interrogation Techniques,
Library Of Congress,
EIT - Enhanced Interrogation Techniques. This is the CIA's swell euphemism for torture. It's also a portable concept that can be applied to other noxious situations. You're not screaming at your kids, you're employing EVT - Enhanced Vocal Techniques. You're not lying. You're creating Enhanced Storytelling Techniques. And it's not...
My friends and family have known for years that I am a character and a cartoon, but now I can cut loose some real proof. My "Don't Fart in an MRI" inspired Lola, the sassy curmudgeon of the daily comic pages, to assume the position and copy me.
Huey Lewis And The News,
J. Geils Band,
Imagine a time where you couldn't check Facebook every 19 seconds or Instagram your lobster mac and cheese before you even took a bite. Dark times.
Maybe Adam Sandler taught you everything you need to know about Hanukkah, but if you're curious beyond the marijuanakkah and gin & tonikkah then read on, my friend.
My fiancee's parents won tickets to The Nutcracker, a ballet by Tchaikovsky that is considered "family friendly" and has allegedly something to do with Christmas. Below are the notes I took regarding the general plot of the show.
In my sophomore year in high school I was fifteen, old enough to start driver's education classes. At the beginning of the semester we studied the rules of the road via the Department of Motor Vehicles information booklets.
It became obvious that while working in an office, one could live entirely on pizza, cupcakes and birthday cake, and never have to spend a penny on food. And you wouldn't have to save for retirement, as your heart would explode within a few years anyway.