Banana Slicer: Gift from God?

31VTJj4VuVL._SY355_These product reviews for the Hutzler 571 Banana Slicer (at the bottom of the page) will instantly brighten your day. They may even restore your faith in humanity.

Be sure to continue to the “See all reviews” page for more treats, and the Q&A section is full of gems as well.

Here’s a few of my favorites:

No more winning for you, Mr. Banana!, March 3, 2011

For decades I have been trying to come up with an ideal way to slice a banana. “Use a knife!” they say. Well…my parole officer won’t allow me to be around knives. “Shoot it with a gun!” Background check…HELLO! Continue reading

Eleanor Roosevelt

The reason that fiction is more interesting than any other form of literature, to those who really like to study people, is that in fiction the author can really tell the truth without humiliating himself.

10 Ways to Entertain Yourself at Jury Duty

I am currently sitting in the Santa Monica Courthouse Juror Waiting Room.

It sucks.

Sure, they have free wifi, but all of the best websites are blocked. No YouTube, no Facebook, no Twitter, no Stumbleupon. If it’s fun, it’s probably blocked.

But not to worry. If you ever find yourself in this situation, here’s a handy list of things you can do to entertain yourself.

  1. Make up a back story for the strangest looking jurors in your pool. Juror waiting rooms are by definition filled with extreme eclectic groups of people. Do some people watching and figure out who’s a teacher, who’s a bank robber, who still lives with their mom, and who’s most likely to claim insanity as a reason they can’t serve on a jury.
  2. Try to find a porn site that hasn’t been blocked by the courthouse firewalls. Consider it a challenge and put your years of non-SafeSearch Googling to work. Continue reading