Archive for the ‘Politics’ Category

So “Lehman” Is Out?

Big-haired moth­er to friends: I like what Sarah Palin did with her kids’ names. I mean, I want to give my kids names that are cool, but noth­ing that would, you know, pre­vent them from be­ing busi­ness ma­jors.

San An­to­nio, Texas

Over­heard by: An East Coast Elit­ist

Most Em­my Win­ners Would’ve Pre­ferred That Too

Moody col­lege girl on phone: No, I have to go the macro class right now and pre­tend to be a Re­pub­li­can. If you don’t agree with the pro­fes­sor, you’re wrong.
(pause)
Moody col­lege girl: Yeah, if I can pull this off I de­serve an Em­my, or an Os­car. Hell, I’ll take a cook­ie!

North­east­ern Uni­ver­si­ty
Boston, Mass­a­chu­setts