Monday, November 20, 2006

Sparks Of Insanity By Vinny "Bond" Marini Sunday, November 19, 2006



Happy Birthday
By Stevie Wonder

This should have been part of my Friday posting and for that I truly apologize...
Was a horrible son this past week, allowing my Dad's Birthday to pass on Friday without a call. Sometimes THE COUCH can be so much a numbskull. SO SO Sorry dad.


Big football game this past Saturday. Excellent game with Ohio State edging out Michigan.

Condolences to Bo Schembechler's family on his passing. Anyone who knows anything about college football knows the name Bo. If you don't you can read up HERE.

Though he did do something dumb when he was running the Detroit Tigers and he fired Ernie Harwell, the great broadcaster.


OK... I am sorry but this Nascar thing...left hand turns, yellow flags - go fast - yellow flag - go fast - yellow flag and cars crashing... ummmm THE COUCH can watch it for a few minutes at a time, but that is about all...


Yes, they got married in Italy this past weekend... Tom and his stepford wife...

Now move on please...

THE COUCH is impressed with Christina Aguilera. This young woman was pure fluff when she began, tried to get "respectability" by becoming drrrty and making scenes and shocking people and then had a revelation.

Sing and sing some more and then you will become a star. Her new album is very good, we liked her duet with Tony Bennett on SNL last week.

Hellllllllllllllllllllllllllo listening?


So Peruvian officials decided to spread the wealth by instituting revenue-sharing from rising prices of gold, zinc and other minerals. They did not expect the results shown in the jungle and mountain municipalities who have seen their income on mining taxes increase by 1,000% in the last year.

Instead of paving streets and constructing sewer systems as the govenment had hoped, grandiose town halls and heated swimming pools for the mayors of these towns have appeared instead.

But nothing as weird as what happened in the municipality of Huayre, where Mayor Wenceslao Alderete constructed what he hopes will become a tourist attraction.

Gracing the village's central plaza are outsized images of genitalia and of macca root, a tuber consumed as an aphrodisiac!

As you can guess Alderete says the $158,000.00 was well spent and it is not his job to build sewer systems, that is the job of the regional govenment.

Guess it helps that he is not running for reelection!

The rumors that Disney is looking at this for Epcot are being denied.


If only they had something to do with their spare time...

Two students in Winfield, Kansas are accussed of putting staples in ketchup in the local high school and middle school. The two could be suspended or expelled. could suspension ever be a consideration. Throw them out and let mommy and daddy have to foot the bill for private school.

St. J - P.B.U.A.Q.B.

Thanks for sitting on THE COUCH, hope you enjoyed your stay.

Remember .. Nets For Malaria - - find the big SI's Nothing But Net logo ... Or call 202.887.9040. Every cent goes to buying nets to place over the beds of children in Africa to stomp out Malaria. PLEASE HELP.

Keep that spark of insanity kids...It helps keep you an individual.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY: Composer: Stevie Wonder
BUCKEYE BATTLE CRY: Composer: Frank Crumit
THE VICTORS: Composer: Louis Elbell
NASCAR SONG: Composer: Doug Moreland
STEPFORD WIFE: Composers: Carolyn Hume & Paul May
WHAT A GIRL WANTS: COmposers: Shelly Peiken & Guy Tevatova Roche
MONEY: Composer: Roger Waters
TWO FOOLS: Composer: Doc Pomus & Mort Shuman

17 Of Your Sparks

  1. Dixiechick Says:
  2. Shame, shame, shame on you for forgetting Dad's birthday. ;-)

    I too am glad that TomKat finally tied the knot. I'm sick of hearing about it.

    Ummmm... the kids putting staples in the ketchup...what they need is a good ole' fashion butt whooping. Believe me, if one of mine did that.... all HE double hockey sticks would break out. That's a promise...

    NASCAR.. oh yeah... Taylor looked so very yummy on there yesterday. Vinny, if you ever go to a race, you'll be hooked for life. I use to be the same way... not anymore!

  3. julie Says:
  4. Great bunch of tidbits Vinny!

    My sympathies to Daddy, I'm sure he raised you better then that!

    Yeah Bucks!!!

  5. Anndi Says:
  6. Happy Belated Birthday Vince's Dad!

    *hums Beatles song.. today is your birthday.... happy birthday to you yeah!*

    Tom and Katie who?

    Nascar Vince.. vroooooooooooom!

    Next year is Dale Jr's year!!

  7. Pia Says:
  8. Shame, shame, everbody knows your name! Well, better late than never on your dad's birthday...we tend to forget things we when get older, now don't we?

    RE: NASCAR...We live about a mile and a half from one of the big NASCAR tracks, and when the night is clear, you can hear them racing right in our living room. And we don't even have to buy tickets or worry about parking!! We just turn down the sound on the TV and it's like we're in pit row! Now if Taylor would only come and sing the SSB...

    Have a good week, Vinny!


    P.S. Oh yes, I almost forgot...the TomKat thingy. GACK!!!!!!!!!!

  9. Miranda Says:
  10. Hey I think Tom and Katie make a cute couple :P. lol ....I'd of married him. heehee

  11. Bond Says:
  12. DIXIE: First in line to beat me with the shame stick...Agree on the wedding thing and the two boys..out to the woodshed as your grammie probably said! Not sure about the Nascar thing though.

    JULIE: Ty...knew you would like the Bucks thingy

    ANNDI: Sure dad appreciates it...LEFT TURN!

    PIA; Thanks for bringing up childhood rhymes...I have had this problem most of my life.. you would think there weren't things called CALENDARS to help out...
    GACK is correct...

    MIRANDA: Even now since he has gone off the deep end?? He is just plain weird now...

  13. busy91 Says:
  14. I had always thought it was too bad that Christina had a nice voice but was so slutty, I am glad she toned it down some.

  15. Sanni Says:
  16. Daddy:
    Happy (late) Birthday 2 Daddy Bond =)
    from Germany.

    Bond: a big hug from one blogwhore 2 another *hihihi*

  17. Bond Says:
  18. BUSY: Yes and it shows what a powerful voice and great range she has...

    SANNI: Thanks.. I know will appreciate all the wishes
    HEHEHEEH turning bloggers into BW's one at a time!

  19. Dixiechick Says:
  20. Hey Bond said TURN!!! ;-)


  21. Meribah Says:
  22. Happy, happy Birthday to Bond's dad! Hope it was a good one!
    I, too, am glad TomKat tied the knot 'cause they're annoying and I want them out of the news, thanks! LOL
    As for the ketchup boys and the Peruvian numbnut politicians...nothing peeps do in this world really surprises me anymore...which is kinda sad if you think about it!

  23. Oo, Bond, I can't believe you forgot your dad's birthday -- shame! I agree with Julie in that I'm sure he raised you better than that. Methinks you'd better grovel some more!

    If I have to hear another mention of the Cruise Creature and Helpless Holmes, I think I will BARF. What was really hilarious, though, was the odd look on her face when she was looking out of the castle window: "WTF? Uh, can someone get me OUTTA HERE?!" BTW, did you know she had her gown designed with an escape hatch in the back and a one-way ticket to South America in the hidden compartment? ROTFLMAO!

    I really hope the BCS shakes out better after USC finishes it's Slack-10 conference game. What I REALLY hope is that my Irish can avenge last year's loss to SC -- GO IRISH!

  24. Dana Says:
  25. I always through Christina was very pretty when she cleaned up.

    Happy birthday Bond's Dad!

  26. Fred Says:
  27. Happy Birthday to your dad. Hope all is well with him.

    What bothers me about some of these nut jobs in third word countries is that our aid sometimes pays for those goofy things.

  28. Twyla Says:
  29. I usually don't pay much attention to what's going on in Hollywood, but for some reason I'm been obsessed with the whole TomKat thing. I think it's maybe because I'm trying to figure out if it's real or not...maybe I'm jealous. Nope that's not it. LOL I have to say I was very disappointed with the whole thing.

  30. Bond Says:
  31. DIXIE: ummm yup

    MERI: The world is kinda crazy isn't it.

    SONGBIRD: funny you want to write for THE COUCH?
    Not sure after the loss to Michigan ND can make it to the Championship game.

    DANA: I like her singing...

    FRED: Exactly that is supposed to go to infrastucture goes to someones new home...

    TWYLA: This one is just a little trainwreck...


  32. Travis Says:
  33. Dude - you didn't forget your Dad's birthday! You just remembered it wrong!!

    As for Christina - uhm - yeah - it's all about the singing - yeah.


    Oops. **quickly wipes drool off chin**


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