Thursday Tidbits....

Sparks Of Insanity By Vinny "Bond" Marini Thursday, February 11, 2010

So, at this point I have no idea how the Name That Tune Death Match turned out, but for my sake I hope I did not bomb badly!

OH I BOMBED...major league choke artist...total loser...stick a fork in me, I am done...the brain immediately locked up and I could not evn identify the simplest of songs and artists...C-H-U-M-P

CONGRATS TO ANNIE, who giggled at me the whole time as I stumbled and bumbled


WTF is going on with this weather? I loved reading that some in the Washington area are blaming it on our President. Seems President Obama made a comment when he was elected about missing the snow of Chicago...and now people have found a way to blame him for something else!


Charlie Wilson, the former congressman from Texas whose funding of Afghanistan's resistance to the Soviet Union was chronicled in the movie and book "Charlie Wilson's War," died Wednesday. He was 76.

The preliminary cause of death was cardiopulmonary arrest. If you have not seen the movie, you must. It really chronicles many of the mistakes made by the US which led to bin Laden being able to start his war of terror. Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts and Philip Seymour Hoffman are all superb.

When the Russians withdrew, the US decided to pull all of it's support from Afghanistan, thus resulting in the Afghan people being bitter after promises had been made.


Hugh Hefner has lived the high-life for years, but now things may be changing slightly...seems Hef has been sued by a shareholder who wants the Prince of p***y to sell the empire. Recently Hef has "sabotaged two potential deals in the last six months to sell the company at a decent price".

The suit also alleges that the issue price of Playboy $5.99 is even higher than the stock price.

This could get into a jello wrestling match real soon...

20 Of Your Sparks

  1. katherine. Says:
  2. Charlie Wilson was a character. He did a lot for his constituents and oh behalf of this country. (the book was even better than the movie)

    I can't blame the weather on Obama....I think Mother Nature's punishing Al Gore.

     
  3. Jay Says:
  4. I was sorry to hear about Good Time Charlie's death. He was something else.

    Hef has basically driven Playboy into the ground. The company has been on the brink of bankruptcy a couple of times and it was saved. Once by his daughter who he later ran off. Now, he's about to finish ruining the company.

     
  5. DrillerAA09 Says:
  6. If Hef loses the empire, he will go from being an American Icon to just a filthy rich, lecherous old man. That's life.

     
  7. Hugh Hefner....he's not dead yet? Huh......

     
  8. Oh, and I really, REALLY can't believe you didn't know that song was by U2 on the show last night. "Angel of Harlem" - I can understand not knowing the title, but the group name? Dangit!

     
  9. Bond Says:
  10. KATHERINE: AL could be to blame...I might have to read the book

    JAY: He certainly was...He is a party monster that Hef...and thanks for not coming after me for my pitiful performance last night

    DRILLER: Very true

    SONGBIRD: YOU had to bring it up..YES, I sucked last night folks!

     
  11. The Burl Says:
  12. I don't care what the final score was (155-55) Vinny...you get a big "W" in my book, if for no other reason than you were brave enough to take on "Competitive Annie" live and on the air.

    You da man!

     
  13. Annie Says:
  14. Yeah, you're the man, but if you want that man card back it's gonna cost you $82.50. Thanks for playing the game. I'm gonna blame the booze on this one and also The Burl. Yikes, he's got a freaky play list. :) xoxo

     
  15. Bond Says:
  16. BURL: Thanks for the score dude...what did you have to do that so she would give it up tonight? LOL

    ANNIE: No dear, after last night YOU'RE THE MAN!
    The playlist was scary freaky, but it did not stop you from stomping me

     
  17. Patti Says:
  18. Heck-a-doodle! We missed your show Monday night. We made a birthday dinner for my mother and neglected to tune in.

    I"ve led a sheltered life; never seen jello wrestling. Or mud wrestling.

     
  19. Dianne Says:
  20. jello wrestling! all the way to the Supreme Court!! ;)

    Charlie Wilson was something else, back when politicians weren't cookie cutter

     
  21. Bond Says:
  22. PATTI: It is in the archive to listen to anytime

    DIANNE: LOL yes indeed

     
  23. I did NOT say you sucked, dear. I said I can't believe you missed that one song. As for missing Jim Reeves and some of the other oldies....well, that's understandable. That playlist WAS freaky weird!

     
  24. Bond Says:
  25. SONGBIRD: No, I sucked... I even missed Eve Of Destruction and a few others I have decided to wipe the whole thing from my brain!

    The playlist was freaky, but it did not stop Annie

     
  26. Meribah Says:
  27. Hef is the original Dirty Old Man. If his empire folds, I'll be ROTFLMAO!!!!

    Now, on to more important things...**Goes to listen to Bond choke on air** :P

     
  28. Tug Says:
  29. Obama's to blame for the weather? BWAHAHAHAHA....I hadn't heard that one. classic.

     
  30. Travis Says:
  31. But consider this...sports pronouncers don't have all those stats and stuff memorized for the games. They have paperwork in front of them...and probably a lot of it was researched by departments.

    So no worries on the trivia suckage!

     
  32. Mags Says:
  33. Hi, hi, hi...I just wanted to let you know how sorry I am for missing your show Monday and also your competition...I knew I couldn't make Monday's show but I planned on listening yesterday. I honestly have no idea what distracted me. I'm sorry!!

     
  34. Mimi Lenox Says:
  35. You know how really awful I am at trivia games. One time you bailed me out BIG TIME on Doc's show. That should count for something!
    I didn't hear what happened but are you suuure it was that bad?

    If we get anymore snow I'm going to move to the equator.

     
  36. Dana Says:
  37. The loss of Charlie Wilson was HUGE! He is what a politician *should* be!

     

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