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R.I.S.D: Rest In Shorties Department

Published on May 24, 2013 By bmagnus

I Would Watch That!: I have been given permission to share my son’s brilliant idea for a new TV show: he calls it “Law and Order and Batman.” Dumbasses: There are plenty of vegan parents out there who manage not to starve their babies to death. Leia: 20 facts, 20 pictures, one princess. Startling: The amount […]

5150 Shorties Way

Published on January 11, 2013 By bmagnus

Let’s clean up some tabs here…. It’s supposed to be cold in Vegas tonight. First person to say that disproves global warning gets smacked upside the head. It’s called “math”:  Someone notices that rent can be more than a mortgage these days. Funny thing, your landlord is entitled to a profit over paying his own mortgage! […]

I think I have a better idea….

Published on November 28, 2012 By bmagnus

So Clark County School District — the 5th largest school district in the nation — has a “successful” pilot of a program to keep track of students on school busses. Parents can theoretically find out whether their kids got on the bus, and where the bus is. Roughly 700 of the 110,000 students who daily […]

Detail Work

Published on May 29, 2012 By bmagnus

Ok, let me start by saying that I’m as outraged as anybody that we have JUDGES in this country that can’t seem to use good JUDGEment. The story of the 17 year old honor student jailed overnight for truancy has made the rounds. It’s very sympathetic. She works a full time job and a part […]

Red Riding Shorties

Published on June 17, 2011 By bmagnus

In other news, sky blue, water wet: The cable industry recognizes that poverty is as big threat to their subscriber base as Netflix. Duhpartment of Research: What do cats do all day? Mostly sleep and rest. World’s Oldest Known Museum: Turns out to have been in ancient Babylonia. Views of Vegas: From the Strip and […]

My First Book Review

Published on May 10, 2011 By bmagnus

Maybe you knew — and maybe you didn’t — but I like to read. The nice people over at BlogHer asked me to take part in their BlogHer Book Club review-cluster (somebody needs to think of a word to describe dozens of reviews of one book) on Jean Kwok’s semi-autobiographical novel, Girl in Translation. Just […]