Author Archives: Mo Meta

Relentlessly off message.

Nothing warms the heart of die-hard Democrats during an election season like seeing senior members of the party bashing their own candidate’s campaign strategy. Forget Zel Miller for a second, he’s obviously a southern crank playing to his constituency. I’m … Continue reading

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Next thing you know, she’ll be running for governor.

So am I the only one who’s deliberately avoiding any television coverage of the Martha Stewart verdict, just to keep running the imaginary loop in my head of the five-and-five queen looking straight into the camera and doing an ass-kicking … Continue reading

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Shaking the cane

USA Today reports that high school smoking has dropped to its lowest level in decades. Today’s teens must need to stay in shape for all that sex they’re having. And by the way, could high school be any different today … Continue reading

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Well, that explains it.

CNN: “A tractor-trailer overturned on a curve on a highway, spilling its load of hundreds of bee hives and unleashing some nine million angry honey bees.” Bees! Bees in my hair!

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When you’re a Jet you’re a Jet all the way

> > >> MoMeta: he didn’t just say that > > >> did he? > > >> (deleted): he did > > >> MoMeta: seriously? > > >> (deleted): seriously. > > >> MoMeta: i can’t believe he actually > … Continue reading

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Fitting.

The GOP gets the flag-draped casket, the caisson, the spiral of well-wishers in the Rotunda, the grieving widow and the videotaped remarks from Maggie. The Dems? They get a book tour.

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No…really?

Winning the coveted award for Most Egregiously Obvious Headline of the Day: The New York Times, for this bring shining nugget of political strategy:

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Printed Pringles

We’re beside ourselves with joy over today’s announcement that P&G and Hasbro will be teaming up to bring us Pringles Prints — chips with trivia questions printed right on the snack itself. “Pringles is the leader and founder of the … Continue reading

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Pocket to pocket

The Register is reporting that an enterprising young developer in Bucharest has mixed chocolate with peanut butter and ported ZeroConf autodiscovery (aka “Rendezvous”) to the Pocket PC. We’re quickly imagining this technology being adopted in the date-discovery-by-mobile-phone crowd, where instead … Continue reading

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T-E-D-I-O-U-S

Quick, fire up the aggregator! Angela from Spellbound has a weblog! Where we’re hoping she’ll blog about spelling! And words! And spelling words! You read it here first: this is the tipping point the blog world has been waiting for.

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