first thing i thought was that Nell Carter (star of show) sang the lyrics to the theme song.

Then I thought, I think she’s dead and died of complications from diabetes. They had to cut off her legs and some other horrible shit. But then again I think that was the mom from Good Times.

Let’s go back 25 yrs when synths ruled


Zinedane Zidane was a French footballer, one of the greatest, that played his final games during the 2006 world cup. He was actually red carded during his final game and didn’t finish the match.

This is what he did:



So what did the Italian guys say to him?

Answer: complete conjecture but an answer that pops up repeatedly:

“BBC Radio Five Live asked for help from a deaf lip reader, Jessica Rees, who read the words phonetically to an Italian translator.

She deciphered the insult as being “you’re the son of a terrorist whore” – a translation also carried by many national newspapers in Britain on Tuesday.”


this head’s for you

Apparently the mechanic changed the oil in my wife’s car and let us know that the oil filter had never been changed. I’ve taken the car for an oil change over about 4 times since it was purchased. I thought it was pretty standard procedure to get the filter changed and never asked for that “feature”.

Either way, the process got me questioning how it works and what it does.


Assumption: the oil system picks up dirt and other particles. the filter keeps those from entering into the engine and messing things up

Answer: does the above as well as transfer heat to help cool the engine. also takes care of all contaminants… like FUNGUS


Answer: A long time. But he typically wears a space suit because speaking would force him to use stored oxygen.


I thought it was indefinite because of the yellow sun and whatever photosynthesized process happens in his body. But I guess not