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Brain Busters

Q & A Edition

ts-brain-busterYou all may know that I hate everything, but one thing I definitely do not hate is trivia. Every Tuesday I drag the boyfriend and friends to my local hole in the wall for Quizzo Trivia (It’s nationwide too!) And every week the Bonus rounds make me want to brick the host in the face. So I thought I would share some of my pain with all of you.

The answer to the last Brain Buster is: He stood on a block of ice to hang himself.

Stay, see? Wins! But, we like autoerotic asphyxiation as an answer so, vodkafanta you are 1st runner-up!

Here’s this week’s challenge.

Q. This ballet’s 1913 premiere in Paris caused riots in the audience. Name the ballet and its composer.

The answer will be posted at 5pm Pacific (or something like that, sorry!)

A. Rite of Spring – Igor Stravinsky.

Congrats to Roxydarling and Rev. Random for their correct answers.

bfm, your answer was right on some levels, so congrats to you, too!

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August 6, 2009 Posted by | Brain Busters | , , , | 5 Comments

Radio Shack: Rebranding Fail

Their “Friends” Call Them The Shack ts-the-shack

So in the stupidest PR move since New Coke, Radio Shack is rebranding itself as “The Shack.”  Seriously Radio Shack?  No one wants to shop at the friggin’ Shack.  It sounds like a place where you buy cheap crap… oh wait… Radio Shack is the place where you by cheap crap.  (Hey, I ain’t judgin’… I’ve bought plenty of cheap crap from Radio Shack.)

And what’s with this “Our friends call us The Shack” business?  As Squeer! justinsloe said to me:  “Who the fuck is friends with Radio Shack?”

Besides, Radio Shack is, like, the worst shack ever.  Certainly worse than the Love Shack:

Oh, Radio Shack.

You should change your slogan to “Radio Shack: More Irrelevant than France.”  I think Mae would approve.

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(Thanks to justinsloe for the tip!)

August 6, 2009 Posted by | Culture Critic | , , , , | 15 Comments

Fact or Feces: Answer

There are so many bags of crap being set aflame on the front porch of knowledge that we at Thundersquee! felt like it was time to do something about it. We were all ready to put on our boots and get to stompin’ when we realized it would be more fun to let our Squeers! do it. So, we pass the boots on to you. Be careful though, not all the nuggets contained within are composed of fecal matter–some are golden nuggets of truth and only you can decide which is which.

And remember, no cheating. The only thing cheaters will win is the swift brick of justice.

Here’s this week’s challenge:


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ANSWER: Yep, true story!

August 4, 2009 Posted by | Fact or Feces | , | 3 Comments

Fact or Feces

There are so many bags of crap being set aflame on the front porch of knowledge that we at Thundersquee! felt like it was time to do something about it. We were all ready to put on our boots and get to stompin’ when we realized it would be more fun to let our Squeers! do it. So, we pass the boots on to you. Be careful though, not all the nuggets contained within are composed of fecal matter–some are golden nuggets of truth and only you can decide which is which.

And remember, no cheating. The only thing cheaters will win is the swift brick of justice.

Here’s this week’s challenge:


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August 4, 2009 Posted by | Fact or Feces | , , , | 4 Comments

Fact or Feces: Answer

There are so many bags of crap being set aflame on the front porch of knowledge that we at Thundersquee! felt like it was time to do something about it. We were all ready to put on our boots and get to stompin’ when we realized it would be more fun to let our Squeers! do it. So, we pass the boots on to you. Be careful though, not all the nuggets contained within are composed of fecal matter–some are golden nuggets of truth and only you can decide which is which.

And remember, no cheating. The only thing cheaters will win is the swift brick of justice.

Here’s this week’s challenge:

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ANSWER: FACT!

July 21, 2009 Posted by | Fact or Feces | , , , , | Leave a comment

Another Word from Mae

Canada is not awesome Edition

canada-flag1After posting my reasons as to why the French are jerks, one of our favorite commenters was a bit upset because I said the Canadian military is as intimidating as the French military, and she gave us a list of 15 reasons why Canada is awesome. I’m here once again to discredit that notion, while adding a few reasons why Canada is better than France and has a few awesome things.

Note: This is in no way an attack on rumoUr or Canada; it’s merely a subjective list. Everyone is entitled to her opinion, but if it’s different than mine, it’s wrong! Thanks!

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July 21, 2009 Posted by | A Word from Mae, Culture Critic, Wistful Lists | , , | 38 Comments

Fact or Feces

There are so many bags of crap being set aflame on the front porch of knowledge that we at Thundersquee! felt like it was time to do something about it. We were all ready to put on our boots and get to stompin’ when we realized it would be more fun to let our Squeers! do it. So, we pass the boots on to you. Be careful though, not all the nuggets contained within are composed of fecal matter–some are golden nuggets of truth and only you can decide which is which.

And remember, no cheating. The only thing cheaters will win is the swift brick of justice.

Here’s this week’s challenge:

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The answer will be posted at 5PM Pacific.

July 21, 2009 Posted by | Fact or Feces | , , , | 4 Comments

A Word from Mae

French Edition

As a follow up to Deimos’ popular “French people are asked to smile” post, I thought I would clarify things for everyone as to why the French (namely Parisians) are notoriously dickish and universally hated.

(Note: None of these can be confirmed nor denied, but is anyone really going to tell me otherwise? 🙂 )

1. France is still pissed off because they have been irrelevant since 1940.

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July 20, 2009 Posted by | A Word from Mae, Wistful Lists | , | 18 Comments

Mae Hates Cupcakes [Redux]

Truly, Madly, Deeply

Cupcakes. I hate them more than anything ever created. I hate them more than pollution, traffic jams, Rosie O’ Donnell, even more than the New York Yankees. They are my arch nemeses. Now you may be wondering, “Why Mae? How can you not love cupcakes? They’re gooey, cute and sweet confectionary goodness.” Well, that’s why I hate them.

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July 16, 2009 Posted by | A Word from Mae, I Hate Things | , , | 6 Comments

I Hate Things

10 More Things I Hate and You Should Too! ts-what-i-hate

1.  Women who slouch their coats at their elbows: Is it on? Is it off? Make a choice!

2.  Scrubbing the baseboards, especially in the kitchen: Ew. Ew. Ew. Especially when you have two rather large, rather furry dogs.

3.  People who turn their turn signals on too soon and/or forget to shut them off: We get it; you’re turning. SHUT IT OFF ALREADY!

4.  The government: Enough said.

5.  People who leave the bottle caps sitting on the counter rather than throwing them away: Seriously, you have to walk past the trash. Throw ‘em away!

6.  People who save cups from fast food restaurants: I’m looking at you, brother! There’s no need to save 5 different large cups from Wendy’s, Arby’s, Taco Bell, etc.

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7.  People who do not rinse left on food and sauce on their plate and leave it sitting in the sink: Seriously, the dishwasher is empty, next to the sink and doesn’t work miracles. That’s what garbage disposals were invented for! Rinse it off!

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8.  Women over 40 who dress like 20 year old street walkers/strippers: Honey, that white spandex, barely below your butt cheeks dress and white pumps isn’t working for you. You look like a 1980s porn star. Especially with frosted, feathered hair.

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9.  Men who tuck in T-shirts: No, just no.

10.  Men (or women) who have their cell phones clipped to their belt: You don’t look important. You look like a doosh.

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July 16, 2009 Posted by | I Hate Things | , | 11 Comments