Monthly Archive: December 2010

Flickr Friday: Can you see the pyramid from here? 0

Flickr Friday: Can you see the pyramid from here?

Shannon checking out Chichén Itzá in Mexico. I occasionally update new photos (and old ones that I scan) on my Flickr account.  In doing so, I get to revisit a lot of photos I’ve taken while travelling.  Each Friday, I plan on posting a photo that I think is interesting....

The Old Salty Dog in Sarasota, Florida… 2

The Old Salty Dog in Sarasota, Florida…

Previous Man v. Food locations I’ve been to: Hot N Juicy Crawfish in Las Vegas, Nevada The NASCAR Cafe in Las Vegas, Nevada Shula’s Steak House in Miami, Florida Gladys Knight And Ron Winans’ Chicken And Waffles in Atlanta, Georgia The Jack-N-Grill in Denver, Colorado The Buckhorn Exhange in Denver, Colorado...

Review: Swine Not? 1

Review: Swine Not?

Swine Not? by Jimmy Buffett My rating: 2 of 5 stars James Franco is one of my favorite human beings. What, you ask, does that have to do with this book? Allow me to explain… James Franco is an actor who has been public about not just being an actor....

The Vegas Vacation Part XI: El Tovar and The Grand Canyon 1

The Vegas Vacation Part XI: El Tovar and The Grand Canyon

In case you missed it, read this post about my epic adventure walking in (and out) of the Grand Canyon. My legs still hurt when I look at the post. The Grand Canyon defies words.  As glorious as it looks in photographs, textbooks and PC desktop wallpapers around the world,...

TEH TEN GREATEST CHRISTMAS MOVIES EVAH! (Number 2) 1

TEH TEN GREATEST CHRISTMAS MOVIES EVAH! (Number 2)

2. Lethal Weapon – Nothing says Merry Christmas like buying your tree from a psychotic pre-complete meltdown Mel Gibson. Oh… and pre-crazy Gary Busey too! So what is the greatest Christmas movie EVAH?! Find out on Joey Snackpants’ blog!!!

Flickr Friday: Clever Christmas Gifts. 0

Flickr Friday: Clever Christmas Gifts.

For those of you that HAVEN’T heard the story: I asked my wife to marry me in New York City. On top of the Empire State Building. On Christmas day. (My guy friends we less than thrilled with the whole “setting the bar” thing.) I occasionally update new photos (and...

TEH TEN GREATEST CHRISTMAS MOVIES EVAH! (Number 6) 1

TEH TEN GREATEST CHRISTMAS MOVIES EVAH! (Number 6)

6. Mickey’s Christmas Carol – The first animated appearance of Scrooge McDuck… without whom we would not have had DuckTales nor the greatness that is Darkwing Duck! Number five is alive… and on Joey’s blog!

The Vegas Vacation Part X: Route 66, In-N-Out Burger and Kingman, AZ 0

The Vegas Vacation Part X: Route 66, In-N-Out Burger and Kingman, AZ

You know you’ve heard the song before… Now you go through Saint Looey Joplin, Missouri, and Oklahoma City is mighty pretty. You see Amarillo, Gallup, New Mexico, Flagstaff, Arizona. Don’t forget Winona, Kingman, Barstow, San Bernandino. Won’t you get hip to this timely tip: when you make that California trip...

TEH TEN GREATEST CHRISTMAS MOVIES EVAH! (Number 8) 2

TEH TEN GREATEST CHRISTMAS MOVIES EVAH! (Number 8)

8. National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation – The film that turned the name Griswold into a holiday adjective to describe that guy who lives on your street. (You know who he is.) You can find number seven on Joey’s blog!

The Vegas Vacation Part IX: The Hoover Dam 0

The Vegas Vacation Part IX: The Hoover Dam

aka “The Quest for Micheal Bay’s Megatron!” The Hoover Dam is one of those man made objects that helps people understand that, yes, playing with Legos as a child can eventually lead to something productive.  The place is massive! As soon as we got there, I checked in via Foursquare...

TEH TEN GREATEST CHRISTMAS MOVIES EVAH! (Number 10) 2

TEH TEN GREATEST CHRISTMAS MOVIES EVAH! (Number 10)

Joey Snackpants and Tom Croom have decided to bring you some holiday cheer by counting down their favorite holiday movies… Merry Christmas, and we apologize in advance for the imminent mental anguish. 10. Gremlins – Best “there is no Santa Claus” story in a movie of ALL TIME. Watch the...

Review: Tourist Season 1

Review: Tourist Season

Tourist Season by Carl Hiaasen My rating: 4 of 5 stars Growing up in South Florida, you realize that there are certain unwritten rules for living here. Some are obvious (“Thou shalt own at least one Jimmy Buffett album.”) Others are learned from experience (“Thou shalt add thirty minutes of...