Welcome back. How are you on this gorgeous Saturday? I just got back from the supermarket after this morning's workout. I have no idea why I shower after the gym in the summer, I'm just a sweaty mess again about 10 minutes later. Oh well. BDH and Little Buddha are anxious to get to the park this afternoon, but I have to charge my phone first, so they agreed to wait until we're done here. On that note, help yourself to a nice medium DD, and let's clear out some weekend Clutter.
Our thoughts go out to comedian Tracy Morgan who is in critical condition after his limo was rear-ended by a truck early this morning. Here's hoping for a full recovery.
The Boston Red Sox haven't won a game since I saw them at Fenway Park last Sunday, with the latest loss coming at the hands of the Detroit Tigers last night. I need to start thinking about wrapping up this hiatus and getting back to work, but guys, I'm willing to hang out with you for the rest of the season if you want to hook me up with more tickets and cover some related expenses. Have your people call my people, and I'm sure we can work something out.
Just pick up the phone, and I'm on my way. (pic via macon.com)
Someone is paying $2.2 million to have lunch with billionaire Warren Buffett. Listen, it's a good deal, because the money goes to charity, but my offer still stands to have lunch with any of you, and it will only cost you, probably $45 tops, depending on how many appetizers BDH and Little Buddha order.
Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) thought it would be funny to make a joke about trading Democrats to terrorists in order to bring back an American soldier. I want to ask if there's really anyone left in the GOP who has the slightest amount of shame, but we know the answer to that.
Twitter is shaking up the natural order of things and now giving you the opportunity to follow the CIA, instead of the other way around.
A quick note about yesterday's "National Doughnut Day" promotion: That was some evil stuff right there, is what that was. I stopped by my first DD and had a vanilla frosted doughnut that was so sweet it made my teeth hurt on the first bite. That was probably as much sugar as I'd had for the previous week. Don't get me wrong, it was still delicious. However, maybe an hour later, like clockwork, I'm suddenly having a sugar craving as I walk by another DD location, and next thing I know, I'm enjoying a blueberry cobbler doughnut. I had to get out of that part of town quickly before I went back for a third snack. Of course, I had a blood sugar spike that seemed to almost immediately turn into a drop that led to an unplanned nap. Sugar is not your friend, Clutterheads.
Okay, don't freak out, but apparently Ghostbusters is 30 years old. I know, I also just felt some new white hairs pop up. Vanity Fair has a great piece about the making of the movie, and the only thing I'll add is that I love the movie as-is, but there is part of me that would have liked to have seen a version starring the original lead, who sadly died of an overdose. My guess is that it would have been a significantly different, but still funny movie.
I'm sorry to hear that Melanie Griffith and Antonio Banderas are splitting up, but hey, you've got to give them credit: 18 years of marriage in Hollywood is at least 45 years for the rest of the world.
Bill Watterson drew three new comic strips that appeared this week, thus making the entire country wish he'd bring back Calvin and Hobbs.
Okay kids, my phone is charged, so I've got to get these guys out into some sun and fresh air. How about we close things out with another look back at Ghostbusters with today's, "Clip of the Day?"
Thanks for stopping by, everyone. It was great to see you, as always. You're welcome to come hang out with us at the park if you want. I could use another set of eyes on these two. Otherwise, enjoy the sun and the rest of your day, and we'll see you back here again for more fun soon. Until next time, that's today's Clutter, and we are outta here.