Who comes up with this stuff?

By rickColosimo / June 8, 2011 /

Here’s the Netflix blurb for a movie called “The Switch:” Still single and increasingly attuned to the cacophony of her biological clock, 40-something Kassie (Jennifer Aniston) decides that if she can’t find a mate she’ll still pursue motherhood with the help of a sperm sample that’s not quite as anonymous as she thinks. As the…

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Deep-fried hot dog & bacon

By rickColosimo / November 12, 2010 /

So I saw this amazing menu item at the Conch Shack in Key West on Friday night of Labor Day weekend: bacon-wrapped, deep fried hot dog. That’s the sort of food that screams “eat me” on a menu, like venison chili at the Houndstooth pub or blackened …, well, anything. The overall experience was just…

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Happy Veterans’ Day

By rickColosimo / November 11, 2010 /

Today is a day I treat much like Memorial Day, with the difference that I’m not uncomfortable about receiving greetings today. (Memorial Day is for fallen servicemembers; I’m not in that category nor have I been in harm’s way. Many others have; think of them today.

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What’s the real difference between conservatives and liberals?

By rickColosimo / June 28, 2010 /

The Supreme Court recently decided, 7-2,that the federal government has the power to civilly commit federal prisoners on the eve of their release if they meet some level of danger of future harm. The dissent, by Justices Scalia and Thomas, argued that only the states have the power to implement this sort of punishment/power. I…

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