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Wanted: Dancing Paperclip

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Apparently times are tough at good ol’ Tarjay. They can’t even afford spell check. Take a look at these screenshots, taken from the Target Pharmacy section of at 1:30AM on 1/30/2011.   Pfft, it’s not like a spelling mistake or typo when filling a perscription could have life-threatening consequences — right?

The Kombucha Experiment

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It’s really interesting stuff that I just got turned on to from a visit to a fancy organic restaurant. They take green or black tea (or a mixture) and ferment it for a month. During the fermentation it becomes slightly alcoholic (about .5%) but the primary benefits are that it gains a ton of healthy […]

Conan on TBS

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Things I don’t like about the new Conan on TBS. Andy Richter. Please get rid of him! I know he was on the very early Late Night show, but Late Night with Conan O’Brien was at its best when Conan was ridin’ primarily solo. Andy is what I like to call a train derailer. What does […]

The Great WebMD Conspiracy Theory

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I’m uninsured, so I admittedly try to do a lot of self-diagnosing and avoid expensive trips to my primary care doctor/retail clinic/urgent care/emergency room. I’ve had a sore throat for a few days now and just went to in hopes of getting a little reassurance that it’s not strep. And to my surprise, WebMD […]

Canker Sore Cures That My Doctor Didn’t Know About

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So – have you ever felt like sometimes you know more than your doctors? I feel that a lot actually, partially because I’m addicted to research, partially because I have a hard time taking “no” for an answer; but also because it seems like doctors go to school, do some on-the-job training, and aside from […]

Ticketmaster Sells Out Its Affiliates

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Boy, do I feel loved. I own a number of other web sites and on some of them I have affiliate links for Ticketmaster embedded within. This allowed me to provide visitors with accurate and easy concert and event information, and of course brought me a few extra bucks in yearly revenue. Not anymore. Time […]

Migraines and Tension Headaches

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I’ve had both since I was a kid – they run in my family. There was a long period when I was in middle and high school when they disappeared. They were gone so long that I actually forgot I had a history. Fast forward to the year after my high school graduation. I was […]


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So. Another blog. Even more results in your search engine navigations. Why read–no, why trust The Wise Guys? Well, first of all, I suppose The Wise Guys could lose the s because it’s just me, for now.  Here’s what happened: I already owned domain name and in this down economy, excess spending is a no no. 😉 Plus, […]