Monthly Archives: December 2008

What y’all doin for New Year’s?

Have you asked or been asked yet? “What are y’all doin for New Year’s?” It is no simple, innocent question; to the contrary it is a query fraught with uncertainty, tinged with suspicion, steeped in desperation. Continue reading

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Merry Christmas Everybody

It’s Christmas Eve here at TB’s. Batteries are bought, camera is charged, and gifts are wrapped…I hear Santa’s been spotted by NORAD. My crowd is packing up for a long winter’s vacation.  Time to relax and savor the season. I’ll … Continue reading

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A Viewers Guide to the Hidden Politics in Christmas Movies

This Christmas, be on the lookout for the subtle political messages that you may have never previously noticed while waiting to find out if the other reindeer will, in fact, allow Rudolph to join in any reindeer games. If I missed any, let me know. Continue reading

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A Very Special Thursday Pickin (Bowl Edition)

Quote of the Day     “Whoa, lemme tell you about Bo Jackson.”     –Keith Jackson (at least in popular lore), the greatest sports broadcaster ever  It’s college football bowl season almost, and that means a clean slate for everyone in … Continue reading

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Travellinbaen’s Wanderin Agaen

Quote of the Day     “I was trying to daydream but my mind kept wandering.”     –Stephen Wright TB Recommends: I was introduced to Stephen Wright’s humor in Coffee and Cigarettes a few years ago. TB recommends this movie highly. … Continue reading

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Are You Feelin It Yet?

Quote of the Day     “Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.”     —Warren Buffett They say the economy is … Continue reading

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Bradford Gets the Heisman, TB Reacts

Ok, no blog newbies are gonna get any of this, so please click on some of the other posts to get a sense of the TB site. For most of the rest of you, these are my thoughts on that … Continue reading

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Thursday Pickin Closin Ceremonies

Quote of the Day     “If you ain’t first, you’re last.”     –Ricky Bobby, Talladega Nights TB did not want to be the winner of the inaugural season of Thursday Pickin, the best pickin game on the worldwide web (TM). … Continue reading

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Dogs Win Egg Bowl!

Since I don’t update the “My Life as a Bulldog” page every day, I know many of you may not check it regularly. So I wanted to let you know I finally got around to posting after the debacle that … Continue reading

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The Great Uniter

Is there anything to unite people of the South, at least of Mississippi, more than the prospect of snow? Continue reading

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