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In other news. . . .

Noodles
News Headline: “Jefferson man arrested after fight over noodles.”
This case may require a spaetzle prosecutor.

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On the 36th day before the 12 days of Christmas. . . .

Nordstrom
News Headline: “Nordstrom: ‘We won’t decorate for Christmas until after Thanksgiving.”
Nordstrom announced, also, that it will be closed on Thanksgiving.
Is it possible to have a department store chain as a hero?

Words fail

Emoji
News Headline: “Can texting help improve childhood literacy?”
News Headline: “Oxford Dictionaries 2015 Word of the Year is an emoji.”
Asked and answered.

Unscheduled asteroids not in the news

Asteroid
The latest asteroid to be discovered just as it passed between Earth and the moon is Asteroid 2015 VY105, which was discovered late Sunday as it came within 22,000 miles
of us.
But again be reassured:
It isn’t as if asteroids are pass between Earth and the moon undiscovered every day.
That has happened only nine times this year.
Best we can tell.

QT 2016 vote count countdown update

Mike Huckabee
News Headline: “Mike Huckabee responds to Paris attack: ‘Wake up and
smell the falafel.’ ”
The cheaper the politician, the gaudier the patter.

EXCLUSIVE: QT has commissioned a portrait of Donald Trump by the artist Pricasso, who is famous for painting with his penis, which seems about right for our politics these days

Donald Trump
QT some weeks ago watched a TV network news story on Tim Patch, better known as Pricasso, the Australian artist who paints with his penis.
QT had just finished watching a speech by Donald Trump.
One thought led to another.
QT reached Pricasso in Australia and commissioned a special portrait.
It has arrived.
QT here unveils it.
And now all seems right with the world.

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And the police have nothing to go on. . . .

Public Toilet
News Headline: “Councillor who cut public toilets fined for urinating in the street.”
G.J., a Chicago reader, renews the public service reminder that outbreaks of irony can occur at any time or place, without warning.

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QT Latest Carjacker Who Didn’t Know How to Work a Stick Shift Worldwide Pinpoint Locator

Carjacker
Shortly after 6:20 p.m. Thursday, November 12, at 2550 Market St. in Youngstown, Ohio.

Education 101

Trump University
News Headline: “Donald Trump blasts ‘disgraceful’ Mizzou protests: ‘Trump should have been chancellor.’ ”
News Headline: “Trump still battling lawsuits from defunct Trump University.”
News Headline: “Trump University was ‘classic’ fraud, says prosecutor.”
Or maybe the University of Missouri will take a pass.

This just in. . . .

Jihadi John
News Headline: “U.S. ‘reasonably certain’ it killed ‘Jihadi John’ in drone strike.”
As we are involved in mankind, any man’s death diminishes us.
Although some less than others.