Perhaps you’ve competed in on the job eating challenges before, maybe even successfully. A few Double Downs here, a couple of vending machine items there. Probably felt pretty good about yourself, too. “I can shovel food down my mouth like a pro,” you might have said to a colleague who was equally impressed by your feats of gastrointestinal fortitude, right? WRONG. You have zero reason to be cocky about your so-called binge-eating abilities, according to Sonya Thomas, AKA the Black Widow. Read more »

  • 01 Dec 2010 at 4:20 PM

Bills Bonds: Great Idea Or Greatest Idea?

“While Bills fans can’t own the team they cheer for, there is nothing preventing fans from lending to their team,” investment banker Steve Brady wrote on his Web site, www.billsbonds.com. “Or, more accurately, lending money to a new owner by purchasing bonds (called Bills Bonds). The new owner could use the proceeds from these bonds to help pay the Bills’ hefty price tag and keep the team in Buffalo.” Investors would get their money back over time, receive interest payments (although lower than the market rate) and help keep the Bills where they belong, Brady has stated…”These fans would not be stockholders,” he emphasized about his plan. “They would be the mortgage providers.” [Buffalo News via Business Insider]

Yesterday, we learned an important lessons re: how to get on Obama’s good side. If you’re looking to convince the prez to shut it on the reform bill, or lay off Wall Street’s asses, or appear on TV extolling the virtues of Blankfein’s golden scrot, plying him with Duff’s wings and complimenting his bod will get you far. Today, the woman who taught us that lesson, Luann Haley, has expressed that she probably wouldn’t have done what she did if she thought everyone was going to make such a big deal out of it. Jamie, LB, Uncle Vik, et al take note: unless you want to be accused of being a “homewrecker” (and I know at least some of you do, so feel free to disregard this tip), consider being a bit more discreet when asking ‘Bam if he’s been working out and/or if you can squeeze his bicep. The men’s room would be a good place though anywhere away from the glare of the camera should do just fine. Read more »