The whole 2005 announcement by NBC that Conan would take over the Tonight Show when Jay stepped down in 2009 was … at best .. ill-conceived. It set the stage for the elements which would transpire four years later. What precipitated that announcement? Conan and his management team had been bugging the NBC executives suggesting that Jay’s time was up and he needed to get out of the way for Conan to take over the Tonight Show. In fact, you don’t need to trust on that point, an article in the NY Times in 2004 after Leno’s contract was renewed for five years, had bothRead More →

There were 1,800 people (passengers and the ship’s crew) died in the Titanic disaster on 15 April 1912. But only few knew about 35 selfless and brave Engineers who maintained electrical power to keep the lights on throughout the ship, thereby reducing the danger of panic among the passengers. The Engineers in the engine and boiler rooms stayed at their posts working tirelessly while everyone else was running for the lifeboats to save their own lives. Because, pumping and electricity are very important to keep the ship afloat. They did not know if help would come and all of them were isolated from the openRead More →

1 EXCITABLE: Shorts half twisted around, cannot find hole, rips shorts. 2 SOCIABLE: Joins friends in piss whether he has to or not. 3 CROSSEYED: Looks into next urinal to see how the other guy is fixed. 4 TIMID: Can’t piss if someone’s watching, flushes urinal, comes back later. 5 INDIFFERENT: All urinals being used, pisses in sink. 6 CLEVER: No hands, fixes tie, looks around and usually pisses on floor. 7 WORRIED: Not sure of where he has been lately, makes quick inspection. 8 FRIVOLOUS: Plays stream up, down and across urinals, tries to hit fly or bug. 9 ABSENT-MINDED: Opens vest, pulls outRead More →