Thursday, October 29, 2009


No need searching the tubes today, Black Listed News widgit is sitting on my home page and this is the three articles that it referred to earlier today. It reminds me of an old friend that came into the antique shop almost every day. That's when my brother was still around. If business was slow, usually was, we would sit in the back room by the old pot belly stove drinking Blitz beer. Glen Dupont was a real character, and always had a story to tell. Everyday he would have a good news-bad news joke about the government or something, so one day he walked in, looked around and said "there's some good news and some bad news". We tried to ignore him, like we did when he was telling us about the 14 foot sturgeon he caught in the Columbia river. Yep, the good news is that there is no bad news. OK, is that it... Dupont?
Well, the bad news is that there is no news. It's hard to explain just why that was so funny but I'll never forget it. I hope that him and my brother still have a place to enjoy a cold beer and speak their mind...G:

Will the Rich Evolve Into A Different Species?

No men OR women needed: Scientists create sperm and eggs from stem cells

HSBC earned more than £650m in fees from work for Textron, US manufacturer of cluster weapons

Another good news-bad news joke:

At the Vatican, a cardinal approaches the pope.

Your holiness, I have some good news and some bad news.

You have a phone call, it's from Jesus.

This is a miracle cardinal, what's the bad news?

Well, the call is from Salt Lake City


  1. The longer my life goes on the less shocked I am conditioned to be. When you think you've seen it all, think again, right?

  2. Yep, I used to think that a monkey with a shot gun would be pretty scary, but I got over it. A scientist working for a large corporation is what worries me now...G: