Tuesday, 17 June 2008

And Draw One More Comic Tragedy

Right, so I googled the cheese/cocaine thing and found out that Turtle was wrong (maybe I should do my research before blindly posting random facts, though the random fact did come from someone with a Masters Degree.) Cheese has naturally-occurring opiates in it, not cocaine. Still though, cheese is addictive.

Anyway, my last post got me thinking about Father's Day dinner again. I don't think I accurately described Westy's comic genius. The cocaine / farmer thing was pretty funny, but funnier still was when my mom spilled her herbal tea and Westy declared "party foul" and told her she had to shotgun a beer. Or when we were talking about how I'm not opening any wedding presents until after the wedding just in case we don't end up getting married (I was being facetious; I'm not opening any wedding presents until after the wedding because I don't have the time or energy to deal with the opening of the presents and subsequent writing of the thank you cards) and Westy said I could just not tell Shawn about them (because he thought I wasn't opening presents because I didn't want to have to split them with Shawn if we don't get married, not because I'd have to return them to the gift-giver.) I think that's one of those "you had to be there" moments because man, I just butchered that anecdote and ruined all the funny bits.

Anyway, the point of this post is that my little brother kicks ass (and not just because he made snarky comments about the flippant comment makers to make me laugh.)


  1. It does sound like your brother kicks ass.

    As for cheese, I've long said that one day someone will just find me fac down in a plate of it and that is what my obituary will say "She died while eating cheese."

  2. All this cheese talk is making me want some serious cheese.

    Not cocaine though. My Diet Coke addiction is all I can handle.


    That's the best thing I've heard all day. (it's 8:30am)

  4. hee, i'm with skeezix. if my obit is just something like "she loved cheese. too much." i feel like i will have had a fulfilling life. ;-)

  5. You had me at cheese, Hillary.

  6. Little brothers are rad.
    Almost as rad as cheese!

  7. I am totally addicted to cheese opiates. Now I don't feel so badly for having raging cheese cravings from time to time. My body NEEDS the cheese.

  8. Yeah. I always mix up cocaine and morphine. Sorry. In my defence, I was drunk, and trying to explain the addictiveness of cheese to our dear, dear, hockey-playing brother.

    To prove that I am right, you can go to:
    click on 'listen to part 2'and fast-forward to 24 minutes into the radio show.

    Or you can get the actual book, but that'll take more effort:

    Dr. Neal Barnard, of Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine: Breaking the Food Seduction: The Hidden Reasons Behind Food Cravings and Seven Steps to End them Naturally

    And besides, you know it's right. Can you imagine a life without cheese?

  9. Skeezix: Yes! Exactly. She died while eating cheese. Happily.

    Angella: Diet Coke addiction? Manageable and slightly amusing. Cocaine addiction? Not advisable. You've got the right idea.

    Ben: Party Foul is hilarious. My brother telling my mom she has to shotgun a beer? Comedy gold.

    Alice: Agreed!

    Thomas: I'm glad.

    Meg: Yeah my little brother can be pretty awesome when he's not being a tool.

    Constantly: and who are you to deny it, right?

    T: You always mix up cocaine and morphine? Um, is there something I should know?