September 28th, 2008


If only we had Babylon 5's options for handling the media

Captain John Sheridan: Commander, did you threaten to grab a hold of this man by the collar and throw him out an airlock?

Susan Ivanova: Yes, I did.

Captain John Sheridan: I'm shocked. Shocked and dismayed. I'd remind you we are short on supplies here. We can't afford to take perfectly good clothing and throw it out into space. Always take the jacket off first, I've told you that before.

[to the ISN reporter]

Captain John Sheridan: Sorry, she meant to say stripped naked and thrown out an airlock. I apologize for any confusion this may have caused.

O alte Burschenherrlichkeit, wohin bist du entschwunden?

I don't do "bumper stickers," or any of the other bling-bling that clutters up Facebook accounts, since each one of these add-ons requires you to open yourself up to junk e-mail and tracking of various sorts. That said, my friend Nikki had a bumper sticker up on her FB page which I was sorely tempted to add to mine. It read,

Everything I know about
Dirty Innuendos

Playing with fire
I learned in the