The animals are talking in this midday diversion . . . Continue reading “Matinee Idle (Vol. 1, No. 14)”
Then & Now
John in Highland: “Cold January days bring back memories of a folk singer from Canada who, in the dead of winter, would come to St. Paul.
Continue reading “Every Canadian knows St. Paul is a great place for a January visit. (In a Pig’s Eye!)”
OOPS! Somehow, today’s Matinee Idle — which you just received — is the same as yesterday’s.
Sorry about that. The one we intended for today . . .
Continue reading “Matinee Idle (Vol. 1, No. 13A)”
The Hat People
It’s time for newcomers to Bulletin Board to learn about The Hat People — immortalized in Bulletin Board by Merlyn of St. Paul on the 14th of September in 1993, under the headline “Good advice for bad drivers: ‘Get a hat!’”:
“You know, it’s one of those nearly immutable laws of human nature that if you’re behind a person on the freeway who stops at the end of the freeway ramp and then proceeds down the freeway at 20 miles an hour in the fast lane, they will be wearing a hat.
Continue reading “The Hat People drive again! Or: “Good advice for bad drivers: ‘Get a hat!’” (Encore!)”
A midday diversion for you — courtesy of Poet X of PDX, who is looking forward to spring. . .
Continue reading “Matinee Idle (Vol. 1, No. 12)”