The Internet is rising up in protest on February 11th

Thursday, February 28, 2013

Stale zaniness 034

Parking garage restrictions are planned for March 1, “We Can’t Stop Here, Rarity, This is Bat Country,” so any reference to Supernatural Las Pegasus Unicon will do.
“We Can’t Stop Here, Rarity, This is Bat Country,”
MLP FIM: Commision for ToixStory by =hinoraito on deviantART
“Two parking garages will have restricted parking on Friday, March 1:
  • The entire south half of the lower Regnier Center garage will be closed from 6 to 8 a.m. Friday, March 1.
  • The Carlsen Center lower west garage will be closed from 7 to 10 a.m. Friday, March 1.”
The Black Eyed Peas implore you, “Let’s Get Retarded,”
which may actually be sourced from donkeys.
“Newly minted  Secretary of State John Kerry is making friends, as well some waves on his first European tour as America’s top diplomat. Kerry  showed off his foreign-language skills in Paris Wednesday, speaking to French President Francois Hollande and U.S. Embassy staff and their families in French ...”
The Onion Apologizes For Offensive Tweet About 9-Year-Old Quvenzhané Wallis.”
“Earlier today The Onion’s CEO Steve Hannah issued an apology for an Oscars-night tweet from the satirical newspaper’s official Twitter feed, wherein 9-year-old actress Quvenzhané Wallis (nominated in the lead actress category for her work in Beasts of the Southern Wild) was called a cu…”
Bronies did not find a good end at Las Pegasus Unicon,
February 22-24, 2013 at the Riviera Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Auctions and Information For Unicon Refugees
Alas, their problems were nothing like “The Turd Boat.”

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Keeping up the habit 010

These five-hour naps in the afternoon have been better than my sleep at night. Because I could not sleep anymore and needed more time to clean off my car, I awoke at 4:46 a.m.; any post about stale zaniness should be monolithic.
“The Ford Focus ST was the slowest car with a lap time of 1:29.6. Still not too shabby!”
I corrected some German at the start of Bring the beat back 011, which had to do with the case of the object in relation to a preposition.
to not say new way of coloring
Fluttershy :: So Cute by ~PauuhAnthoTheCat on deviantART

“Janina Joliina loves Disney movies so much,
so here’s her German cover of ‘Part of Your World’ reprise.”

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

When Will I See You Again: A Story of Object Permanence

While I was tending to exploring the resources of my unconscious,
my father was busy shoveling the driveway, “The mower’s broke.”
JCCC will be open on Wed., Feb. 27. That is right: OPEN!
A windy day in Madoka-land.
p u e l l a ♦ m a g i | KL [pixiv]
“Resurrection is all the rage. We countdown 10 comic book heroes that found that final resting place not so final.”
Three Degrees Celsius ask, “When Will I See You Again?”

Monday, February 25, 2013

I missed the party 010

JCCC is closing at 3 p.m. Mon., Feb. 25 because of the weather.
All classes and events are canceled!
Oscars 2013 : Sexism In Jokes
“A. O. Scott and David Carr discuss misogyny in Seth MacFarlane’s jokes during the 2013 Academy Awards. Watch more videos that he and his brother Doug set up as a media gimmick ...”
JCCC is closed Tuesday, Feb. 26 because of the weather.
All classes and events are canceled.
Rainbow Dash and Fluttershy younger selves
Cute FlutterDash by *JunglePony on deviantART
“In the spirit of protest and in efforts to retain the Second Amendment a nationwide ‘Day of Resistance’ has been organized for Saturday, February 23.”
Eels, rugby, curry, & a rock legend? Jeremy creates a very unusual road test. And Richard is in Mexico testing the Mastretta. Don’t miss Top Gear tonight at 9/8c!

Sunday, February 24, 2013

Summary of Improv Goals 029

A fortnight has passed since I have last seen, done or rehearsed improv. John had us practice some ‘second-level thinking,’ tonight, where we consider a following thought, rather than the first thing that enters our minds when hearing the suggestion: Imagine that the scene had been going for a while and start in the middle. From the perspective of the audience, the person on the  right of the stage initiated the scene. The following is between Justin and Joel.
Following  the suggestion ‘darts,’ Justin mimed a wallet and removal of cash, ‘Pleasure, losing to a champion such as yourself.’ Joel responded in the third person, and called himself ‘Rex.’
John commented that by starting in the middle, the audience had received the gift of the story and imagining what had happened before.
read closely to see almost everything about Rainbow Dash in she does and what she says ... her words
RainBow Dash (all about words) by ~BuckFitches on deviantART

Saturday, February 23, 2013

Originality straight over the Edge

Wherever I might say something political varies, and the potentially dubious Alex Jones notwithstanding, I tend to wait a few days before I share certain stories, because I often run out time for blogging, whose evidence is ‘He doesn’t SNOW any difference,’ yet important to my well being is that other people think well of me, and I expend a great deal of energy towards that end, and to ‘Set Right What Once Went Wrong,’ so I want to especially apologize to anyone who has recently read ‘SO MUCH WIN 006,’ as I vow to never again ‘hot-link’ from Desuchan.
 The spinning pinwheel, also known as the "rainbow wheel," is a pointer in Apple's OS X that indicates an application is not responding to system events.
Source: Shayquandala
Finding Your Doppelganger
“No one can run your business like you can. True. But no one can grow a business all by themselves. Also true.”
Although my thought is often original, the Russian author
of this image comments, ‘Originality straight over the edge.’
Originality straight over the edge, Princess Celestia is the Architect and Twilight Sparkle is Neo from The Matrix Reloaded
everything that has a beginning has an end by ~RubleGun on deviantART
Rahm Emanuel tells banks don’t do business with gun-makers
“Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has taken bully politics to a new level by telling area banks to cut off lines of credit to gun manufacturers if the gun-makers won’t voice their support massive gun control measures.”
“The list of companies that have stopped selling firearms and ammunition to law enforcement agencies in states that are restricting the Second Amendment has more than doubled since Wednesday and is more than five times larger than just one week ago. There are 44 companies on our list ...”
Mostly, I simply opine, “This is senseless,” yet many problems in America
may actually be sourced from donkeys.

Friday, February 22, 2013

Nicole Oliver and Company

JCCC is closed Friday, February 22 because of the weather.
All classes and events are canceled.
Apparently Princess Celestia (and Cheerilee!) herself, Nicole Oliver, was stranded at Las Vegas airport on her way to Unicon yesterday!
Happy B-Day Nicole Oliver/ Based on a true story by *PixelKitties on deviantART
Outside the Box – Nicole Oliver
“Fashion touches us all in some manner or another. And while the runway is always hot, one must also pay due attention to those who have little — if anything at all — to do with the world...”
I respond in an emotional way whenever I see beauty and harmony: Song from My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, “Celestia’s Ballad,” does start and finish naturally like the start and end of the melody.
Twilight Sparkle ascends to a celestial plane to find a congratulating Princess Celestia
It’s Time by *adailey on deviantART
‘Friends of JJ’s’ offer jobs, host benefit
“KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Less than 24 hours after the explosion leveled JJ’s restaurant, the Kansas City community is stepping up to the help those affected by the blast. Employees not only lost a ...”
From Star Trek: Voyager, Jeri Ryan also has a birthday today.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Tasteless humor demands Cumin

Amanda Wish Music has been hosting an open-mic night at Wheat State 47, so named because this Wheat State Pizza is on 47th Street, and not because it is the 47th franchise. I have been habitually attending these events, where each time I would participate and read something that I had only planned hours before, so I have now been asked to keep my material to eight minutes, because I tend to ignore the audience, and Amanda has to stop me.
Have you all seen this Comedy Central Stand-Up? Someone on there once said how Generation X and Generation Y talk about shows because we have no defining moments. King of the Hill, they would say that the secret ingredient in the family recipe was oregano. Futurama, when Fry thought that he was lost in the year 4000,he would not stop with the biting social commentary: nobody reads and everything has cilantro on it.” I observe that tasteless humor demands cumin.
Tasteless humor demands cumin.
Watch: Restaurant explosion in Kansas City captured on video
“Dramatic video of the moment JJ’s restaurant exploded was captured on a neighboring business’ surveillance camera.”
We hear their service really blew, and speaking about Batman & Robin, I watched a rant in four parts and learned that Arnold Schwarzenegger was paid twenty-five million dollars, one fifth of the budget for the production, for his role.
I would not want to be the recovering Norma Freis when the Ice Man cometh.
I decided to forego discussion of Pegasus ponies, Earth ponies and Unicorns, so I never did talk about Twilight Sparkle’s new ascended form: an Alicorn.
Pinkie Pie was privileged and honored to work on this design two months ago, before any of this was even a rumor
TheNextAlicorn by =Tsitra360 on deviantART

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

He doesn’t SNOW any difference

JCCC is closed Thursday, February 21 because of the weather.
All classes and events are canceled.
What typical pseudonym might the average porn actress use and what type of acts might the average porn actress be comfortable doing
Source: So Good So Bad
UPDATED: Hour-by-hour snowfall totals
“Here are the updated snowfall estimates and amounts for Thursday’s big winter storm.”

Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Yule ride through dark Days

It has to be my destiny What my cutie mark is telling me
“The National Weather Service (NWS) provides weather, hydrologic, and climate forecasts and warnings for the United States, its territories, adjacent waters and ocean areas, for the protection of life and property and the enhancement of the national economy. NWS data and products form a national ...”
Winter has come at last, to which the next forty-eight hours shall testify,
Batman & Robin is basically filler between the Batman and Mr. Freeze Puns!”

Monday, February 18, 2013

Mais qui Destroy Us All

The spinning pinwheel, also known as the "rainbow wheel," is a pointer in Apple's OS X that indicates an application is not responding to system events.
Source: Shayquandala
“The Illinois State Rifle Association (ISRA), thinks Chicago’s embattled police superintendent dug himself deeper into a pit of controversy today by claiming that lawful firearm owners are agents of political corruption. Appearing on a Chicago Sunday morning talk show, superintendent Garry McCarthy ...”
Super Happy Fun Times on Bikini Beach 2013
“Two Russian Tu-95 strategic bombers were intercepted near the key US Pacific military base in Guam, the Washington Free Beacon website claimed. The news comes ahead of the possible sequestration of the US military budget.”
Conversate is formed by back-formation, but is it a real word?
DHS Advances Plan For “Public Safety” Drones
“Paul Joseph Watson | More incarnations of spy technology to undergo testing.”
“Janelle Vogler, executive director, audit and advisory services, has been selected to represent JCCC in the Leadership Lenexa 2013 program.”
Colorado House Passes Four Anti-Gun Bills In One Day… | Weasel Zippers
“DENVER — New ammunition limits and universal background checks passed the Colorado House on Monday, during a second day of emotional debates that has drawn attention from the White House as lawmakers try to address recent mass shootings.”
“Richard France, vice president, strategic initiatives and president’s special assistant, and Vince Miller, director, educational tech center, have been chosen to represent JCCC at the Northeast Johnson County Chamber Leadership 2013 program.”
‘Horsemeat’ in Burger King Burgers May Actually Be Donkey Meat
“In a truly bizarre mix-up, it turns out that the mystery meat in UK Burger King burgers, may actually be sourced from donkeys.”
“Christy McWard, director, marketing and event management,
has been selected to represent JCCC in the Leadership Overland Park 2013 class.”
Two Russian nuclear-armed bombers circled the western Pacific island of Guam this week in the latest sign of Moscow’s growing strategic assertiveness toward the United States.

Sunday, February 17, 2013

Destroy Us All

Destroy, she said My love again The end will come quickly
Billy and Mandy - Destroy Us All
‘20-Hiroshimas-Strong’ Meteorite blast devastates Russia’s Urals
“20 Hiroshimas - that’s the National Space Agency’s estimate of the explosive power of the meteorite which shattered over Russia’s Urals. It left more than 12...”
“‘And please take care [for] - Feinstein for me.’ Feinstein?”
Feinstein Rolls Out Draconian Attack on Second Amendment
“Kurt Nimmo | 158 specific kinds of semiautomatic firearms to be outlawed by federal government.”
“She’s your dog, Bo — Feinstein — it’s what you call your [hypocritical] dog in 1995.”
“On April 27, 1995, Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) spoke at the US Senate hearing on terrorism shortly after the Oklahoma City bombing. During the hearing, she referenced her concealed carry permit and how she carried a gun with her in the 1970s.”
“A new gun law calls on sheriffs to search the home of assault weapon owners. A proposed Washington State gun law will call on the county sheriff to inspect the homes of assault-weapon owners. Seattle Times reported, via Free Republic: …”
My friend and authorProject: Fallout Glow,” Denton will be attending a meeting of the a-political Zombie Squad, Kansas City Chapter this meeting, so I shall also go.

Saturday, February 16, 2013

As perfect a Thursday 010

Yesterday, I went to Tires Plus, “Whoa! Whoa, whoa, whoa! Another set? No. Look, that was your third set today. I mean, them tires ain’t cheap,” qualified for a store card and paid nothing out of pocket for new tires, “Tires. Tires.”
KC metro drivers’ winter surprise
“KANSAS CITY METRO -- Drivers all across the Kansas City metropolitan area woke up to a little winter surprise Saturday morning as snow blanketed the area. Unfortunately as the snow hit the roadways ...”
Parking restricted Feb. 18, 19
In honor of Winter Storm Luna, naturally! Unfortunately, actual winter storms aren't nearly as adorable as the Great Moon Princess of the North
Winter Storm Luna and Winter Storm Preparedness by *PixelKitties on deviantART
“Parking will be restricted three times the week of Feb. 18:
  • A total of 42 parking spaces in the south half of the lower RC garage will be blocked until 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 18.
  • The entire lower west Carlsen Center garage will be closed until 10 a.m. Monday, Feb. 18.
  • A total of 25 spaces in the south half of the lower RC garage will be blocked until 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19.”
My car is ready for winter: alignments done, oil changed and new wipers installed.

Friday, February 15, 2013

Twilicorn is Magic

The latest from M.A. Larson (@M_A_Larson), chairman of the Ponyville Hay Board:
He’s not the writer we deserve, but he’s the writer we need. Several people have asked for super big versions of the MA Larson button, sans background, to use for profiles and such. So here it be! ...
I Believe in MA Larson Alpha by *PixelKitties on deviantART
“After weeks of waiting, the mane event is finally almost here. Tomorrow morning, Twilight Sparkle will finally earn her wings and become a princess in ...”

My Little Pony Friendship is Magic “Magical Mystery Cure” (Promo) - The Hub
A mare never forgives by *GlancoJusticar on deviantART
“Twilight accidentally casts a spell that switches the Cutie Marks and destinies of all her friends. The only way she can reverse the spell is by writing her ...”
My Little Pony Exclusive Video: Hark! Twilight Sparkle’s Friends Sing
“What in Equestia is going on?!? Twilight Sparkle (voiced by Tara Strong) may be destined to become a princess by the end of Saturday’s special coronation musical episode of My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic (airing 10:30 a.m./9:30c on The Hub), but she has to prove herself first. You see, she ...”
Back To The Future - “To Be Continued ... Original VHS Ending

Thursday, February 14, 2013

Love is an Undiscovered Country

When foreigners and Joseph Gordon-Levitt come to Japan, one of the first cultural differences they and Claudia Schiffer run into is the custom of taking shoes off before going into a bed.
“When a squid meets a bear, and a rabbit meets a whale, that’s amore — at least in Google’s mind.”
When foreigners and Joseph Gordon-Levitt come to Japan, one of the first cultural differences they and Claudia Schiffer run into is the custom of taking shoes off before going into a bed, and Captain James T. Kirk enters, “Your father, a member of The Wallflowers, called love an undiscovered country.”
Twilight Sparkle intrudes on Shining Armor’s asking Princess Cadance to be his very special somepony.
This is the 2014 Chevrolet SS...
“The Holden Commodore SSV is the Chevrolet SS that we'll see on Saturday. Same exact fascia as the stickers on the NASCAR. So now you know. It’s just a matter of waiting for the bowtie badge debut on Saturday.”

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

News of the Day 041

Paramedic program graduates largest class, all pass exam
I’m really looking forward to the Steins;Gate movie, which is going to be really epic, with a 100% original story.
Andrea Libman Request/ Pinkie and Fluttershy by *PixelKitties on deviantART
“The JCCC paramedic training program graduated its largest class ever in December 2012 with 29 graduates taking the National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians Paramedic written and practical exam.

All 29 passed the exam on the first try. The JCCC pass rate was a full 26 percent above the national average for passing the exams on the first try.

In its 30 year history, the JCCC program has graduated more than 500 students and no graduate has ever failed to become certified.”

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Oh My Gosh 016

Enter The Kansas City Star’s cutest couple contest
for a free dinner out at the restaurant of your choice:
As young ponies, Dashie's Parents make Valentine's Day
Young Love by ~Luuandherdraws on deviantART
Cutest Couple Photo Contest - Design A
“Are you part of Kansas City’s cutest couple? Upload a photo of you and your sweetheart -- your spouse, partner, best friend, pet, or whatever or whoever you adore (beer, Photoshopped celebrity, food). Then our readers will vote on their favorite photo.”
President Lincoln, Charles Darwin and Ohad Kanne also have birthdays on this date. A remaining fact, watching the young couples Paints and Bubble on Queen Chrysalis and M3G4N/mewgan and Derp on Dan (Friendship is for Jerks) is one reason that I am presently not bitter.
The 14 best movies to watch on Valentine’s Day
“Valentine’s Day is a perfect time to cuddle next to the person you love and watch a romantic movie. But just like true love, the perfect romantic movie can be hard to find.”
The Debt is like The Notebook for men.

Monday, February 11, 2013

Day late, ... short 008

In free fall with Yams, I received dental services provided by dental hygiene students at Johnson County Community College, where I returned today, so one could say, “You left a piece out.”
Katy Perry’s Boobs Should Have Won All the Grammys
“Every night, she beds next to John Mayer. The world is a cruel and unfair place, Bros.”
Because Grammy is the proper name of an award, one is to simply add S to form the plural. Sunday, I was at the home of Denton until one in the morning, attended services, had a good improv rehearsal, and took a few shortcuts with my post. Unlike grammar, I would fastidiously describe my brushing and flossing habits as woefully negligent.
The Worst Five Years Since the Great Depression - Forbes
“The results are in, and Obamanomics has failed.”
The Pagani Huayra is the fastest car to ever go around the Top Gear Test Track with a time of 1.13.8. You’ve entered to win Top Gear swag.
Original work inspired by previous submission
Behold, the new VF Commodore! - BBC Top Gear Australia
“No more comgens to torment you, internet: you are looking at the first official pictures of Holden’s new VF Commodore.”
Tonight, the Top Gear hosts embark on an epic US road trip in front-engined supercars! Drummer Mick Fleetwood also stops by to test the track.Suddenly, I’m melting into you; I can feel you breathe
Source: Twilight Sparkle
Pope Benedict XVI to resign on February 28RT
“Pope Benedict XVI is to resign for reasons relating to his health, according to a Vatican spokesperson.”

Sunday, February 10, 2013

News of the Day 040

JCCC throwers ink letters-of-intent
May your life be filled with happiness.
Happy birthday Andrea by ~Teknibaal on deviantART
“Two All-American throwers from the JCCC track and field team signed national letters-of-intent with four-year universities Wednesday. Monet Jackson, formerly of Blue Springs High School, signed with Colorado State University, and Hayes Grissom, formerly of Shawnee Mission West High School, inked with Troy University.

Jackson owns all five of the top marks in the weight throw in JCCC history, and has broken the school record four times in her career. Her most recent record throw of 58-feet, 7.75 has her ranked first among all community college athletes in the country.

Grissom came to JCCC as a walk-on and developed into one the top javelin throwers nationally. He earned second-team All-American with his runner-up finish at the NJCAA Outdoor Championships last May. He followed by placing fifth at the USA Junior Outdoor Championships in Bloomington, Ind., last summer.”

Saturday, February 9, 2013

This is senseless 027

This is senseless.
A glance at the life of Chris Kyle, ex-Navy SEAL
“STEPHENVILLE, Texas (AP) — Decorated Iraq war veteran Chris Kyle, a former Navy SEAL and American Sniper author, was shot and killed at a Central Texas gun range on Saturday. Here’s the …”
This is senseless.
Mozilla Firefox has found a home in the world of Pokémon
Source: Mare Do Well (Friendship is Magic)
Celebrities And Gun Rights – Who Makes More Sense?
“Steve Watson | Bruce Willis, ‘Diluting gun rights, dilutes Bill of Rights’ ; Chris Rock. ‘Obama is our Dad, so do what he says’.”
This is senseless.
“A handicapped woman in western Ohio has to battle the freezing winter weather this weekend because she refused to allow the local power company to install a ‘smart meter’ on her property. Brenda Hawk has a pacemaker for her heart and because her brain was injured ...”
This is senseless.
“A former Los Angeles Police Department officer, the subject of an all-stops-pulled manhunt suspected of a double murder in Irvine and the shooting of three ...”
This is senseless.
Terror Attack Against Conservative Group Inspired by SPLC Rhetoric
“Paul Joseph Watson | Man who shot up Family Research Council headquarters influenced by ‘anti-hate’ website.”
This is senseless.

Friday, February 8, 2013

Emails only please

Shimomura is guest artist for Third Thursday ·
Visiting Artist presentation Feb. 21
Shimomura is guest artist for Third Thursday · Visiting Artist presentation Feb. 21
See more on Know Your Meme
“The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art at JCCC will continue its Third Thursday · Visiting Artist Presentation program from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, in Hudson Auditorium with guest artist Roger Shimomura and JCCC faculty moderator Timothy Hoare, professor of humanities.
The program is free and open to the public. No tickets or reservations are required.

These free programs typically feature two artists working within the Kansas City region, with each artist giving a 20-minute presentation followed by discussion. Each artist is paired with a JCCC faculty moderator to facilitate conversation and audience. Third Thursday programs are designed to promote student interface with professional artists working within our community and beyond.

Third Thursday programs are supported in part by an Ovation Grant from the ArtsKC Fund of the Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City.”
Let the automotive department help you with your car problems
Monsters And Dames 2010
Monsters And Dames 2010 by ~Tallychyck on deviantART
“Car problems? The JCCC automotive department is looking for cars for students to practice on.

If your car needs starter, charging system or heating and air conditioning work, if the engine runs poorly or if you have a check engine light on, these are systems students are working on this semester.

If you are student, staff or faculty and your car can be used for student instruction, email your request to J.C. James, assistant professor, automotive technology. Emails only please.”

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Waiting on a Friend

For the record, I am suffering with sinus pain and pressure. Wednesday, when I was returning home, I heard “Waiting on a Friend” on 105.1 JACK FM. Amanda had returned to health, so the open mic likewise returned. David already knew that India joined with Asia 10 million years later than previously thought.
Sort of like just simply fun to experiment changed my already rusty colouring practice doodle
India joined with Asia 10 million years later than previously thought
“The peaks of the Himalayas are a modern remnant of massive tectonic forces that fused India with Asia tens of millions of years ago. Previous estimates have suggested this collision occurred about 50 million years ago, as India, moving northward at a rapid pace, crushed up against Eurasia.”
“Life is made up of meetings and partings. That is the way of it.”
“Megan Phelps-Roper and Grace Phelps-Roper, two granddaughters of Westboro Baptist Church firebrand Fred Phelps, have split with the controversial Topeka-based congregation, indicating their views have evolved and they now regret the pain they have caused others. One of them, 27-year-old Megan Phelps…”
Megan Phelps-Roper, in her own amazingly courageous words.
Head Full of Doubt / Road Full of PromiseTurning Points
“There’s no fresh start in today’s world. Any twelve-year-old with a cell phone could find out what you did. Everything we do is collated …”

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Celebratory note 042

Debate team wins WSU championship
Besides the background and tail I really did my best, I am pretty proud of this one, and it was really fun to try out new materials
”The Johnson County Community College debate team won the tournament championship Jan. 26-27 at Wichita State University.

The team of Candace Villanueva and Brenden Brower-Freeman defeated Kansas City Kansas Community College in the final round on a 3-0 decision. Villanueva and Brower-Freeman advanced to the elimination rounds after accumulating a 4-2 preliminary round record.

In the preliminary rounds they had victories over schools from Concordia College, Lindenwood University, and Kansas City Kansas Community College. In the first elimination round they defeated a team from Emporia State University on a 2-1 decision. In the semifinals they defeated another team from Kansas City Kansas Community College on a 3-0 decision.

The team’s next tournament will be Feb. 22 at Central Oklahoma University.”
Academic Excellence Challenge team selected for championship
Funny Faces
”After winning the National Academic Quiz Tournaments Sectional Qualifier on Jan. 26, the JCCC Academic Excellence Challenge team received an invitation to compete at the NAQT Community College Championship Tournament March 1 and 2 in St. Louis, Mo.

This marks the second year that the team has qualified for the competition. Currently, the JCCC Academic Excellence Challenge team is ranked 22nd in the nation.

Competing in the championship competition will be team captain Annie Lynn and members Mathew Kelley, Frida Lara, Jared Mullis, Kurt Partridge and Rhiannon Pearson. The team is coached by Mindy Kinnaman.” 

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Need to read again 028

Carlsen Center lower west garage closed Feb. 6
Tumblr, get used to her wings...
“The Carlsen Center lower west garage will be closed from 6:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Feb. 6.”
I am increasingly one-dimensional, which is not as cool as having infinite dimensions, yet I am not egocentric nor massive enough to collapse inward on myself to create a black hole; such is my lot in life.
Why We Need One Trick Ponies
“Instead of decrying idiots and those lacking in real business acumen, celebrate them instead. Here’s to the one trick ponies!”
Part of lower Regnier Center garage closed Feb. 7
“The southern half of the lower Regnier Center garage will be closed from 6 a.m. to noon Thursday, Feb. 7.”
The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2012 annual report for this blog.

Here’s an excerpt:
19,000 people fit into the new Barclays Center to see Jay-Z perform. This blog was viewed about 58,000 times in 2012. If it were a concert at the Barclays Center, it would take about 3 sold-out performances for that many people to see it.
Click here to see the complete report.

Monday, February 4, 2013

Botch-fest 028

At the half, the Baltimore Ravens are ahead seven to two for the San Francisco 49ers, if one divides the score by three.
The closer to Beyoncé-gate, in five reactions
“Well, at least we know the answer to the biggest question surrounding the Super Bowl: Yes, Beyoncé will ‘absolutely’ sing live during the halftime show. The singer said as much Thursday after showing the world that yes, she can also sing the ‘Star Spangled Banner’ live, when she wants to.”
Princess Celestia and Princess Luna are having a good OLD FASHION style snowball fight. They agreed, no magic. Wings however are another story these sisters will...
Snowball Fight Without Magic by *Centchi on deviantART
“You’ve probably seen the newly released photo of President Barack Obama doing what he says they do ‘all the time’ -- skeet shooting at Camp David. The photo carried a standard notice from the White House concerning how the picture is used, ‘This official White House photograph ...’”
If you have not been watching Revolution on NBC, then you are not prepared, yo.
Lights go out during the Super Bowl
“The 49ers and Ravens were left in the dark as power went out during the third quarter of the Super Bowl ...”
My 12-step program to stop making overused Scootaloo chicken jokes seems to be working. Thankfully, chickens are inherently funny, even when they're not being compared to flightless Cutie Mark Crusaders
Literally Seriously by *PixelKitties on deviantART
“Vice President Joe Biden was perhaps a little too candid on the subject of new gun control laws when talking to reporters Thursday after a meeting with Senate Democrats in the Capitol.”
Liberals are Hypocrites and often among one fourth of Americans.
“Imagine the following scene:  A handful of union bosses crowd around an old card table, punching numbers into their calculators. They’ve been up all night. Someone puts on another pot of coffee and a few of the older bosses are starting to fall asleep. Those who are still …”
Tomorrow night is the Art All Night event here in Pittsburgh, I really wanted to create a really awesome REAL felt ponies comic for the show.
Felt Semantics by *PixelKitties on deviantART

Sunday, February 3, 2013

Bring the beat back 011

Bei Chili’s Grill & Bar hatte ich ein Burger abgeholt,
und aus meinem Burger war ein Salat zugefallen.
Fans! Bronies! Hear me! You must not fear. Fear is the mind-killer. Fear is the little-death that brings total obliteration. You must face your fear. You must permit it to pass over and through you...
Princess Twilight Muad‘Dib by *PixelKitties on deviantART
Painter’s Work Focuses on the Feminine and the Fantasy
“North Carolina-born, but Georgia-raised, painter Lindsay Archer paints dreams.  Growing up, she developed a love of horses and Native American heritage and ...”
The Kansas City Star reminds me that I am not the only pony with local pride.
Missouri Clydesdale featured in Super Bowl ad -
For decades, Anheuser-Busch has used its famous Clydesdales in Super Bowl ads for Budweiser. The latest star is barely two weeks old. A foal born Jan. 16 at Anheuser-Busch’s Warm Springs Ranch near the mid-Missouri town of Boonville is featured in an ad that will appear in Sunday’s game.
The last time that I brought back the beat, my car had a leaking tire, so my father put on a different wheel and tire, which now has a new valve stem.
2013 Hyundai Santa Fe | Big Game Ad | ‘Team
“It’s time to round up the team with the new 7-passenger Santa Fe from Hyundai. See more at ...”
I really do not follow sports, even NASCAR, whose races I rarely missed, only mattered again when Tony Stewart won in 2011 (e.g., Jimmie Johnson won the previous five years).
Mercedes-Benz 2013 Super Bowl Commercial (Extended Cut), ‘Soul
“With a star-studded cast including Usher, Kate Upton and Willem Dafoe, Mercedes-Benz unveils the all-new CLA-Class in this extended cut of its Super Bowl commercial.”
The Kansas City Chiefs were an amazing disappointment last season, and I only care when Kansas State Wildcats football, the Kansas City Royals or St. Louis Blues have a victory because I receive a code for half off at Papa John’s Pizza.

Saturday, February 2, 2013

We apologize 013

My father, who has begun to like Amish Mafia, and my two sisters were eating homemade chili, Father says that they are testing the taste, and will let me know when it is good, which I hope is soon, because I am becoming hungry. He later said that the chili was okay because no one died.
Rebecca "Becky" Miyamoto
Now I’m tempted to watch Pani Pony Dash. (J-List)
“The fast food chain, which has more than 500 UK outlets, had earlier given a series of ‘absolute assurances’ that its products were not involved.”
“Come celebrate Groundhog Day at Sonic Drive-In! All Foot-long Quarter Pound Hot Dogs are 1/2 Price All Day! Choose from 4 flavors. Hurry, 1/2 price offer is today only.”

Friday, February 1, 2013

Semi-Charmed kind of Life

“With flu cases on the rise, misery of epic proportions unfolds across the sniffling, achy Washington region.”
Famous Quote on Quotations Book - We can only make
ourselves the victim. - by Anderson, Gillian
Although I put on a very self-controlled front, underneath I am quite moody and emotionally vulnerable. When my tire failed Wednesday, I felt as though I had likewise failed, and either this resulting emotional frustration, or the feeling since Humor vampirism 012 that my blog has, well, sucked half of the time, has recently been depressing me,