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Tuesday, August 10th, 2010

“Live every week like it’s Shark Week!” – Tracy Jordan from 30 Rock

Sunday, August 1st, 2010

THIS WEEKS ENTRIES WILL ALL REVOLVE AROUND THE GLORY AND GORY OF SHARK WEEK!  SO, YOU’RE GONNA NEED A BIGGER BOAT!

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010

“Drunk” is only a superpower at Red Sox home games and ex-girlfriends’ weddings.

Wednesday, January 20th, 2010

The Daily Jim … now with more ads than NASCAR.

Friday, January 15th, 2010

THANKS FOR ALL THE SUPPORT!  Keep checking back, I’m experiencing  some difficulty with a few of the technical aspects of the site.  Basically, I’m like a monkey with keys to a rocket-ship right now.

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

Big thanks to all the attendees at Providence’s Pecha Kucha last night.  See what you missed at http://www.pecha-kucha.org/night/providence/

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

A BET’S A BET will be read at Bravo in Providence, RI 8:30 on January 13th.

Wednesday, January 13th, 2010

Take a deep breath.

Lessons in Bad Media Franchising and Merchandising

1) Saw 8: The Reality Television Gameshow 2)Live action movie of Hungry, Hungry Hippos 3)The Tonight Show, starring Chewbacca 4) Deadpool vs. Punisher: The Musical 5) The Human Centipede sleeping bag 6) C-Span Live Action Role Playing Group 7) The new Texas Chainsaw Massacre ride at Six Flags Over Texas 8) Your Parents Basement is Always […]

Where is Our Modern Barney Miller?

The single camera glory that was Barney Miller can probably never be reproduced.  There’s heavy debate in the office whether it should be or not. It was essentially a 22-minute, 3-act play with minimal characters and only one set (after Season One that also featured Barney’s dining room at home).  The thing is, the writing […]

Non-John Hughes High School Movies from the ’80s

Yep. Most of the high school biggies were our man, Hughes. But if you can name the 1980s high school movie quotes listed below, your might have been paying attention to something else in ’88 other than the MTV Beach House and that cute girl with freckles in your 11th grade Chemistry class. 5)”Last night, […]

Mark Your Calendar, Nerds!!!

This Weekend is legendary Indy 500.  Please don’t think geekdom is limited to cosplay and app programming.  Oh no, my friends. Two years ago our Mid-West correspondent, Billy D, and I watched those car dorks jump a humongous Hot Wheels truck  over a bunch of school busses and twice as many drunks while Florence Henderson […]

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Attention lonely geeks! “Drunk” is only a superpower at Red Sox games and ex-girlfriends’ weddings.

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  • MONDAY – Movies. Their glory and their hilarious tragedy.  

  • TUESDAY – Television.  Our favorite drug; constant and comforting, but often packaged with regret.  

  • WEDNESDAY – Wildcards! Probably a piece of weird fiction in which Spider-Man has to talk down Laura Ingles from making a bad decision.  

  • THURSDAY – Thesis-level Dorkdom. Jargon, geek terms and weird insight explained for the rest of us.  

  • FRIDAY – Fantasy, Sci-fi, and comics.  Like living in your parents’ basement only without the inherent desperation. Well…