Have you ever watched a movie where someone gets there shoe stuck with an impending disaster heading toward them? You watch and want to yell at the screen, 'just take off the shoe!', but they don't -- they never do. I'm here to tell you that you just don't think about taking off the shoe.
At some point after my separation years ago, during one of our too-numerous-to-count drunken nights, my friend Phil just shook his head and said, "My God, Al, your life is nothing but conflict and scotch." Even in my drunken haze, I knew these words were special.
When I get a last minute phone call to fill in for a sick shipboard lecturer, I am slightly nervous: What if I bring some sort of new virus aboard? Or what if -- as seems a lot more likely -- I end up boring passengers to death?
Dressed to Kilt is a fashion show aimed at giving Scots a day of their own while having some fun and celebrating Scottish culture. The event is always festive and memorable, and the 2010 show did not disappoint.
When October's Nicole Kidman cover appeared online, the bottom headline was reason alone to run and buy the issue. "Christopher Hitchens Gets A Really Extreme Makeover" with pictures? Genius. And they italicized "really", so it must be extreme.