Oh where oh where can I order one of these?
I don’t care so much about the pickpocket option, but I would be interested in one that doesn’t fling its own poo. Or anyone else’s poo for that matter. No poo flinging in general, just to be clear.
Oh, and non-smoking of course.
Via: Sober in a Nightclub
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Tagged alcoholic beverages, ales, beer, freaky animals, funny, funny animals, funny posters, liquors, monkey flinging poo, monkeys, pets, poo, trained drinking monkey, weird
I see the perfect spot on that empty shelf for my favorite bottle of vino.
I still have trouble fathoming that in the state of Tennessee it is illegal to sell a bottle of wine in a grocery store.
How big a travesty is that?
I see it as a one-stop shopping opportunity. You know the old line “A jug of wine, a loaf of bread and thou” from the Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam as translated by Edward FitzGerald.
Tennessee has some of the most stringent legislation about checking IDs for alcohol purchases in the nation, so how could it be any more tough on the grocery clerk to ask for a driver’s license from someone trying to purchase a bottle of merlot than for a keg of Natural Light?
And yes, it is legal to sell and purchase not just six packs and cases but KEGS of beer at a grocery. I’m sure anyone buying a keg of such a quality beer isn’t about to abuse themselves by imbibing in too much.
So on this day dedicated to blogging about bringing wine to Tennessee’s groceries, let’s lift a toast to Red White and Food which is working against liquor lobbyists and bring that “jug of wine” to a grocery shelf near me.
And let’s adopt and adapt Julius Caesar’s famous line to aid our cause while we’re at it.
Instead of “Veni, vidi, vici,” let’s go with “Veni, vidi, vici, vino!”
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Tagged beer, Edward FitzGerald, food, grocery shopping, Julius Caesar, Natural Light, Omar Khayyam, Red White and Food, Tennessee, Tennessee wine sales, veni vidi vici, vino, wine
It’s Super Bowl Sunday.
Hip hip hurray! It’s a holiday in the Squirrel Queen household.
A day for the best finger foods and snacks of all time. A day for football. A day for creative advertising. A day for comradery. A day for beer!
Unlike many seasons, I’m not rooting against a team, but I will be pulling for one this year.
Peyton and the Colts already have one Super Bowl ring and a Lombardi trophy. Let Drew Brees and the rest of New Orleans celebrate tonight. It would be great to be down on Bourbon Street this evening.
Like the song says, “this aint your daddy’s Saints.”
No matter which team wins today, I’ll be OK with it.
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So long 2009. I’m not sorry to see you go.
You were rotten in a way that didn’t quite top 2006, the year of The Suck, but you were still unpleasant in more ways than one.
Listen up 2010, I have high expectations for you. You’re no imbecile, but my instructions for you are about as simplistic as the ones posted on that bottle of champagne up there at the top of the page. Be kind. Don’t kick folks when they are down. I’m sure you want to be remembered as “that year” that turned things around for people, instead of the one that haunts their past. You’ve got a chance to get this second decade of the century off on the right foot. I know I’m asking big things from you.
Yes, I’m going to do my part and change many of the habits and routines I’m stuck in, but you have to give back a little too.
So, 2010, let’s make a pact right now. You take care of your end of the bargain. I’ll do all I can on my end and maybe I won’t have to write smack about you at this time next year.
Happy New Year!!
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More Christmas merriment to further tweak your need for alternative carols.
It’s by The Vestibules’ Christmas on Acid with visuals from most of your favorite holiday cartoons. Ahhh, nostalgia.
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It’s Wobbly the Dancing Squirrel.
Actually, though, I believe it’s Wobbly the Squirrel with Parkinson’s Disease. Can squirrels get Parkinson’s?
This just doesn’t look normal to me.
Maybe he’s been eating fermented fruit like the drunk squirrel I posted another time.
So we’ve had a little ice come down in our neck of the woods.
Of course, this means rampaging shoppers have wiped out all the bread and milk in area stores.
I wonder what the lactose intolerant shop for on these days?
Thank goodness the crazy ladies were too busy buying staples to nab all the beer.
I’m good to go.