Beer commercials

I’ve been idly scanning YouTube in recent weeks, partly for amusement, partly looking for videos to go with my Weekend Wings series and other blog posts. I’ve found a number of beer commercials that have tickled my funny-bone. I’ve already shown two in a previous post, so here’s another selection. WARNING: Some of these are emphatically NSFW. Use discretion if viewing in public. OK, here we go. Let’s start with one from Guinness. Toohey’s: Budweiser: Ariana: Hahn: Brahma: 1664: And last but not least, Moosehead Light: Peter

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A Gathering Of Bloggers

Light blogging tonight, because Holly, JPG, Lawdog, Phlegm Fatale and yours truly all gathered at the home of the first-two-mentioned for a day of fun. We shared a monster breakfast (well, more like brunch) of eggs, bacon, sausage, biscuits, gravy, potatoes and all the rest (courtesy of Holly’s cooking), and then raided the Fort Worth gun show in a massed body, enjoying a couple of hours of wandering the aisles and getting various bits and pieces. We got back home a few hours ago, spent a couple of hours in hysterics at one another’s stories (you have a lot to

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Boys And Their Toys #1

I think a new series of posts is called for – something to go with Weekend Wings, Doofus Of The Day and so on. I’m calling this one Boys And Their Toys. The reason will become self-explanatory as soon as you’ve read this post (or even before you finish it!). I’ll start with the boys of Top Gear, the BBC TV program. They’re basically three adolescents who’ve never grown up (and flatly refuse to even try to do so), having as much fun as possible with things that move on (and sometimes off) roads. They also seem to enjoy getting

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Of newly-hatched officers and their ways

Sergeant Murphy posted a story about an officer cadet who got too big for his boots. It brought back memories. For anyone below the rank of, say, Lieutenant-Colonel, getting crossways with a Sergeant-Major can get interesting in a hurry, believe me. (How do I know this, you ask? Trust me. I know this.) Anyway, it reminded me of an incident where a bunch of too-full-of-themselves Second Lieutenants were shown the error of their ways. I thought you might like to hear about it. Second Lieutenants (i.e. brand-spanking-new freshly-commissioned officers) are notorious for being like eager puppies: full of energy, bursting

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