Archive for the 'Irony' Category

The hits just keep on comin’!

Tuesday, July 5th, 2016

When I got home tonight, there’s a letter from the Office of the Mayor. Huh? The letter inside reads,Dear Bruce: It is my distinct pleasure to share that you have been selected as the recipient of the Meritorious Service Award as part of the 2016 City Employee Recognition Program. You were nominated for the prestigious […]

Eff me!

Friday, April 24th, 2015

I had such fun in Pittsburgh seeing ONE OK ROCK, that I’ve been adding all my bands to my Following list on Twitter. It seems to be the default method of announcing tour dates. Well, I missed out again. Adding ROOKiEZ is PUNK’D to the list, I found out that they were in Pittsburgh on […]

The ultimate irony

Thursday, March 17th, 2005

I may not stop laughing for a week. The Universe, God, well and truly has a sense of humor. And irony. See, my long-term ex, Vince, well, his current partner is Toni, formerly Tony, a male-to-female transgendered person. So is Web-Boy… er, Web-Girl… er, well I’m still a little confused here. Still has the male […]

Caf or laptop shop?

Friday, July 16th, 2004

I went with a friend for coffee this morning to Spin Caffe [sic] on Park Ave. Not counting the two of us, there were six people there. Five of them had laptops out in some degree of real or feigned usage, the sixth left his in the bag. I just don’t get it. Don’t these […]

Lawyers again

Tuesday, May 18th, 2004

Good gravy! It’s become a trend. The Daily Fishwrapper reports this evening that the city’s biggest name in criminal defense earned three days in the klink because of an outburst in court. According to the article, he accused the judge (a State Supreme Court judge) of running a “kangaroo court”. While it’s not worth the […]

You know the economy really sucks when…

Tuesday, May 11th, 2004

...standing at the main bus stop downtown on a sunny afternoon, a well-dressed woman with a black leather soft-side briefcase offers you her card—Downtown Accident and Injury LLC. Apparently ambulance chasing has tanked as thoroughly as the rest of the economy. This could explain why the Bar Association is thinning the ranks, just like every […]