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Wednesday, June 3, 2009

The Fairly Detached Observers

The Brewers passed the season’s 50-game milestone Sunday with a 5-2 victory that completed a sweep of Cincinnati. The Observers were on hand, and marking a milestone of their own. Artie: Three hours and three minutes for that game. Nowhere near my ideal of 2:24, or the 2:36...
Wednesday, May 27, 2009
I‘m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, I’d like to express gratitude for the kind words that appeared on this page last week, words meant not only to explain my absence on account of being in the thralls of a death’s-door experience, but also to assuage...
Wednesday, May 20, 2009
Editor’s Note: Well, he’s done it again. By now, we’re all used to Mr. Kumbalek phoning it in whilst writing his essay, but this week he’s literally phoned in to say he can’t even write a phoned-in essay for his few-and-dwindling readers. Much like death and taxes, only far more of a pain...
Wednesday, May 13, 2009
I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So what the fock, the other day I suddenly realized we got an election for governor of America’s Dairyland right around the corner in a yearand-a-half come the November of 2010, which means I got a heap of pipe to lay from now...
Wednesday, May 6, 2009
I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, about this character by the name of Rick Perry—who just happens to be the American governor of Texas—flapping his gums about how maybe the Lone Star state ought to fold and walk away from the constitutional union of spacious skies, amber...
Wednesday, April 29, 2009
I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? Listen, as the poet from out of St. Louis, Eliot what’s-his-name, once said, “April is the cruellest month.” To which I say: No shit, Sherlock. Best for me is to lay low this time of year, so I called the office and told them I wouldn’t be coming in to whip out an...
Wednesday, April 22, 2009
I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? And what the fock, curiouser and curiouser are these Focks News Network-sponsored tax-protest tea parties for our guns-and-god dirtball wannabe white-supremacist less-than-a-crowd who swallow the spew from Joe Plumb and Plumber etc. that if the ultra-...
Thursday, April 16, 2009
I'm Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain'a? So listen, maybe it's the year of time, and maybe it's the man of time, but I find myself not to be all OMG that the movie High School Musical 3: Senior Year is now available On Demand, courtesy of your pay-perview cable TV beneficence, so sue me.
Wednesday, April 8, 2009
I’m Art Kumbalek and man oh manischewitz what a world, ain’a? So listen, I can’t believe it’s the Eastertime already. Ordinarily I’d be slapping on the final sheen of shellac to this week’s essay right about now, but alack, I practically damn near forgot I’m past due to meet up with my apostles over by the Uptowner tavern...

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