A semi-regular attempt to address some of life’s minutiae that might otherwise be overlooked….. Social media was quite delightful when it first began, but now it kind of makes me sad. Not only is it fertile soil for all sorts of misunderstandings & arguments, but too often it proves just how… Read More Points of Ponderation…..Episode 4.21
Annnnnddd we’re back!! The 2020 Sammy Awards continues with some amusing comments from our host Bill Murray, and if you missed Part 1 now would be the time to catch up. It’s time for our next award, and to do the honors it is a pleasure to welcome a jack-of-all trades. He’s best… Read More The 2020 Sammy Awards – Part II
A semi-regular attempt to address some of life’s minutiae that might otherwise be overlooked….. I’m really not all that excited about Stephen Colbert taking over for David Letterman. Sure I think Letterman is long overdue for retirement. He stopped being brilliant about a decade ago. But Colbert just doesn’t frost… Read More Points of Ponderation…..Episode 2.14
On April 5, 2009 I published my first entry here at The Manofesto. I had actually been blogging since July 17, 2007, but the first couple of years the blog was part of my MySpace page. My my how things have changed over the years. When I look at the things I wrote… Read More Happy 4th Birthday Manoverse!!
As a new year dawns it is once again time to take stock of things here at The Manofesto and make some plans for the future, or atleast the next several months. 2012 was a good year. I achieved some internal goals in relation to the site, and even more importantly I have found… Read More The State of The Manofesto 2013
A little over a year ago I began this adventure in blogging. I am not vain enough to think these things I write have had any sort of significant impact on society, but hopefully they have made a few people laugh, given others pause for reflection, and inspired some to dig further into a thing… Read More Another State of The Manofesto Address
I seriously doubt if I will ever get into Twitter…..but never say never. A study has found that individuals “with unpopular names are more likely to engage in criminal activity”. Oddball names are “connected to factors that increase the tendency to commit crime, such as a disadvantaged home environment, residence in a county with… Read More Random Thoughts 10