Following the heroine death of Smashing Pumpkins keyboardist Jonathan Melvoin in the late 90s, drummer Jimmy Chamberlin was also kicked out of the band for heroine use leaving Billy, James, and D’acry.

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A few years later, the Pumpkin’s bassist D’arcy was kicked out for drugs leaving just Billy and James.

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James Iha got pouty in 2004 and quit leaving only Billy Corgan.

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The band then broke up leaving nobody.

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Billy tried a new band and a solo album, but it wasn’t the same.

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The Smashing Pumpkins got back together in 2006 with only Billy and Jimmy.

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A few days ago, Jimmy got pouty and left the band again, leaving Billy all alone.

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Too bad, so sad.

My Stimulus Question

February 16, 2009

I have an economic stimulus question. Instead of bailing out companies, what if the government only gave a stimulus to individuals?   The money would pass through individuals and eventually get to the businesses that the collective people wanted to save.

Pretending that politics aren’t a factor, is there a practical problem with stimulating the economy this way?  It seems that pushing more money through the people helps those people and allows a more capitalistic way to bail out worthy businesses.

Had Enough of Obama?

January 20, 2009


Well I haven’t yet, but if you have:

American Idol is on tonight.

Lost is on tomorrow!

Hudson River Maricle

January 18, 2009

So many people (i.e. Bill O’Reily) are saying passengers of the Hudson River place crash, were saved as an act of god. What I don’t understand is why didn’t god skip a step and the loss of property, by using his power to keep the birds from flying into the engine into the first place? Most be one of the god-works-in-mysterious-ways things. I guess god allowed the plane to crash so he could then demonstrate his love by working through the pilot and cause him to act heroically and thus safe the passengers. I guess having a assuming that the pilot was simply a good pilot faced wasn’t a possible scenario.

Speed Camera Pimping

December 22, 2008

A few months ago I got a speeding ticket in Montgomery County MD from a camera. I was legitimately speeding, and according to the law, I deserved it. Check out this awesome new scam high school kids are doing with those cameras:

(These picture have nothing to do with the scam, I just thought they were funny.)

They first get a photo of someone’s license plate who has wronged them in the past. They then fabricate a fake MD license plate and attach it to their car and just drive passed the cameras speeding. They have dubbed the game “Speed Camera Pimping”. Of course the parents are saying that’s it’s awful, and yea it’s fraudulent, I’d be pissed, but that’s a good one.

Michael Jackson Incognito

December 14, 2008

Ashley passed this along to me from Perez Hiltion and I just couldn’t pass it up.  He looks like a crime-fighting superhero Muslim, arming himself with a mix CD.  I don’t know whether to be proud or ashamed.

Prop 8 Musical

December 7, 2008

Check out this 3 min musical about Prop 8, which was by the creator of Hairspray: featuring Jack Black and John C. Reilly:

Yesterday Ashley and I saw Four Chirstmases. As limited as Vince Vaughn’s acting range is, he’s still extraordinary. I gave this a 7/10, Ashley gave it an 8/10.   The premise is that they go on the ultimate Christmas tour and visit all of their divorced  parents making “Four Christmases”  The final leg of their Christmas tour was a little slow, but other then that short lull, the movie was awesome.  No doubt the best scene in the movie was the nativity scene where Vince Vaughn upstages Reese Witherspoon with his improvisational Joseph.

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Apple iPhones are going to be sold for $100.00 before the new year at Wal-Mart!  Remember when iPhones were $500.00 about a year ago?  Also some other poor guy died at Wal-Mart.  He stole a bunch of stuff and an employee and some other guy held in face down in the parking lot until he mysteriously died.

Apple pulled a virus warning from thier website because it was “Bad PR.”  Apparently there was a page that recommended users use anti-virus software, but that scared Mac users so they took it down.  Some big wig just claimed the page was outdated and therefore no longer relevant.

Obama was caught using a Zune!  Some news website crashed the other day because word of him using a Zune caused so much traffic that it temporarily went down.  According to the report, he usually uses and iPod, but this particular day, he was Zuning.

Scientology Samurai Warrior

November 25, 2008

A man named Mario Majorski was shot dead by a Scientolgy security guard outside the Scientology Celebrity Centre on Sunday. Apparently he was an ex-member who (for reasons still unknown) came on the campus wielding 2 samurai swords. Samurai swords aren’t the most efficient of weapons, especially when you are packing two of them. Scientologist are crazy, I love them for providing the world with gossip, but they’re crazy!