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Friday Foolishness – Psychedelic Edition

Today’s Music: The Kinks – Superman

Yowza! Welcome one and all, all and one, to the Foolishest Friday on the web!
Well, that’s probably not true. Both Fox News and Huffington Post still have active websites, so I’m probably just a bit player at foolishness.
But forget about them. Here’s some of what was truly great on the web this week!
There was a poetic collaboration between Hasty Words and Hotspur. Prawn and Quartered talked about fun things to do if she had kids.
And Summer Grant got some really good news!

Thanks to them, and all of you for the great posts this week. Being a blog reader is at least, if not more rewarding than being a blog writer.

Now that that’s out of the way, let’s turn to what you really want to know: How would you like your burger? That was the question in last weeks poll. And from your answers, your waiters must cringe when you show up.
So here’s what you said. (As always, my comments are grilled in italics.)

Whatever kind of burger David Beckham is eating! Like a GingerSnaap Burger!
(Wouldn’t that be a stop-whining-and-play-your-damn-position-and-not-hurt-yourself-to-miss-the-world-cup burger?)
Cooked by my husband over charcoal. John makes the best. Elyse 54.5
(WE HAVE A WINNER!!! Because I’m an old romantic softie at heart.)
Avo, cheese jalapenpo pepper sweet potato fries
Burger made from ganache dipped in dk chocolate. No bun needed. WG
(Without a bun, it will melt all over you.)
Nephi – It starts with good meat and seasoning it – NOT all the toppings (Frank)
(I start by seasoning with salt. And the tears of my enemies.)
Baron Burger, double swiss bacon & mushroom, Benzeknees
(Smart to include mushrooms. Just tell people it’s a salad!)
Bun. Cow. Bleu Cheese. Bun. Yum. –Kbar3
(What, just one cow? Aren’t you hungry at all?)
recalled due to E-coli threat
(Mine had the brain eating ameoba, so I forgot it was dangerous and took another bite. Mmmm!)
The one that stretches 6″ as you pull it out. Wait, that’s booger.Michelle MNews
(Or as six year olds like to call it, Hamburger Helper!)
I like my meat thick juicy and a bit rigid.
(Sorry, we’re not doing the hot dog poll til next spring.)
remembered as Chief Justice between June 23, 1969 – September 26, 1986
(Little known fact, Justice Warren Burger’s secret identity was Mayor McCheese.)
Pnpple, ppr jack, tryki, sriracha, ranch, lttc, tmto, onion bun. Quirky
(I’m guessing you left out the vowels so it would fit in your mouth?)
One that you don’t have to abbreviate when you type in the other box. Quirky
Don’t you dare bring those pickles near me. Becca 25tofly
(YOU CAN’T HANDLE THE PICKLES!!! Wow, that sounded better in my head…)
burgermeister, meisterburger! (wordsandotherthings)
(And would you like your beverage in the Chalice from the Palace, or the Flagon with the Dragon?
(And I really hope we’re referencing the same guy here…))

The one with triple meat and bacon that uses two doughnuts as buns. – Hotspur
(Wouldn’t it be easier to just donate your heart to someone who appreciates it?)
topped with Canadian bacon with a side of BEER! KJ
(I thought you were a real Canadian. Beer is the entree, the burger is the side…)

Congratulations to Elyse for this weeks winning answer! And from the offered choices, the most popular was a tie between 12ozgroundpicklesonionsbitofcajunseasoninggrilledraresourdoughbunfreshtomatolettucemustard. Mmmmmmm. And extra napkins. and Covered in cheese, surrounded by fries and accompanied by a chocolate shake. (Says TMWGITU). Because everyone loves the classics!

And this week, we have one special, honorary winner. The answer Served on a paper plate in a dive bar. With extra pickles. is based on the burgers at Corner Bistro. And Congratulations to Brain Tomahawk for catching that. When we go for the burgers, first round is on me.

I think I can, I think I can, I think I can…

Well, that was a fun and mildly bizarre wrap-up of the week that was. So where can we go for the week that will be? Glad you asked!
This week we travel into the deepest recesses of the mind.
No, not those recesses.
We’re looking for the recesses of the untapped potential within our minds, to do wonderful things. Magical things.
Inane things!
That’s this weeks poll. So unleash your minds and vote. But vote by 2359 EST on 18 October, because that’s when this one ends.

And until next week, enjoy this.
In a comment above is (I think) a reference to a Danny Kaye movie, Hans Christian Anderson.
My response comes from a different Danny Kaye movie, The Court Jester.
This is from that.

Until we meet again, Have a great week!

Friday Foolishness – Gustatory Edition

Today’s Music: Lester Young & Coleman Hawkins – Jumpin’ With Symphony Sid
Note on Today’s Music: taken from one of Sharp Little Pencil’s recent posts. Classic jazz that stuck in my head, so I thought I’d share. And you should check out her site too – great poetry!

Aaaaaand…Friday. Thank goodness. Long, long week.Long days, long nights.
And how does one keep ones sanity during times like these? Why, one reads blogs, of course!
Shalvika got out and did some traveling, and met some great people.
Kayjai (the president of Canadia) took us on a typical day with her.
LizzieCracked has been on an artistic tear, and we are the beneficiaries!
And finally, Cayman Thorn nominated me for Addictive Blog Award. A huge honor coming from him, and if you want everything from hilarious sports commentary to tropical fiction, you should check him out.
Hell, check him out anyway. I look forward to every new post of his, and it’s a big deal to me to get this from him!

Some great stuff from them, and everyone else this week, so thank you all for that!

And that brings us from this week to last week. We asked you how you want your remains handled. And wow, do you guys have issues! (And I mean that in the best possible way.) Here’s what you said in response to last weeks poll.. (As always, my comments are memorialized in italics.)

traded to the Mets for future prospectsCayman Thorn
(If that’s how they get their prospects, so much is clear…)
(He’d get more grinding them up as aphrodisiacs.)
DropMeOff atThe next Spatial Anomaly to do some time warping. Michelle Motley News
(Oh, so you’re a Scientologist…)
Propped in the corner at the wake with a beer in your hand – John Phillips
(Ah, tuesday nights…)
Stuffed and made into a hat rack (Stacy Lyn)
(With an extra branch to hang your gloves! (No, I didn’t say that.))
used as a mould for El Guapola Sex Dolls (SnB)
(Only the original will do.)
I just want to float…all over the world.
(Would you settle for floating over a Thanksgiving Day parade? You’d get to be on tv…)
…made love to constantly by geisha for all eternity. – Hotspur
(Wouldn’t you want that before you were dead?)
Dropped from a tall building onto a politician.
(What a waste of a perfectly good corpse…)
Not funny, donated for medical research – Benzeknees
(An excellent plan, Benze. I tried to donate my body to them once. They took one look, and donated it right the hell back.)
Covered in sushi and served for dinner. x, Becca
(What if we just butter your buns and call you a biscuit?)
Thrown out of an airplane (for old time’s sake). –Lily
(Extra points if you hit a politician!)
chopped up and made into Soylent Green (Madame Weebles)
(And the Iron Chef secret ingredient is…)
I want mine floated away on an ice berg if there are any left. Elyse 54.5
(You’re a polar bear?!?)
Mummified and sold at Pottery Barn lv
(They might mummify you and hire you.)
cremated then sprinkled over salads and served to unsuspecting vegans. Alex A
(They wouldn’t even get angry. (They don’t get enough protein for that.))
Donated To Science. Evil, forbidden science. (Smaktakula)
(Ok, but I shudder to think what those botanists will do with it…)
Donate my remains to science. Mixology is a science, right? Scarp
(The noblest science!)
Pickled…wait…it already is Stay Abnormal
(Glad to see you planning ahead!)
Cremated & my urn be adorned w/googly eyes & mustache. –Kbar3
(So interred inside a Mister Potatohead.)
cremated & sprinkled on chzsteaks of my annoying customers. (words&otherthings)
(Velveeta never tasted so good!)
could be, would be…but isn’t. B_T
(I don’t think these polls are a suitable place for philosophy…)
Featured in Disney World’s Haunted Mansion. Grippy
(How about at the ticket booth – the prices are even scarier…)
bronzed and affixed to the nose of the recently retired space shuttle (Kanerva)
Stuffed into my blog (Frank)
(In your Shorts?)
Cryogenitcally frozen. Just make sure I have my Uggs. KJ
(If there are Uggs involved, wouldn’t cremation be more appropriate?)

Congratulations to Kanerva for this week’s winning answer! And from the offered choices, this week was a tie between Stuffed and mounted on the lawn and Shot into space! (Hey, it was good enough for Rodenberry…). Either one is a fine way to spend eternity, so congratulations to you as well!

So delicious. In so many ways…

Finally, we move on to next week. This poll is the result of an odd bit of synergy. Last week, I was discussing burgers with Frank). And this past weekend, my nephew suggested that be this weeks poll.
Who am I to argue?
So, my nephew would like to hear about your favorite burger. And that’s this weeks poll. Top your answers with relish,but top them soon, because this one ends at 2359 EST on 11 Oct. And if you write in an “other”, leave a way to recognize you, and I’ll link back next week.

And to amuse you until next week, enjoy this.
You’ve all heard of Literal Videos? Well, here’s an Honest Trailer. This time for the Avengers.

Have a great week, y’all! See you out in the ‘verse…