The United States has produced some of the world’s best: George Washington, Bill Gates, Michael Phelps – and some of the world’s worst, Basil Marceaux (who WILL IMMUNE YOU FROM ALL STATE CRIMES FOR THE REST OF YOU LIFE), Melinda Dennehy (Teacher I.L.F. who sent sexy photos to one of her students), and Maurice Clarett (ex-con who’s going back to college), just from today’s news.
In other headlines, Wyclef Jean wants to become the president of Haiti, which I think is a great idea – his concerts alone can help to rebuild Port-au-Prince. And $200m worth of glass plates that were originally bought for $45 at a garage sale have been found, and are the missing Ansel Adams negatives that were thought to be lost in a fire.
Steven Adler, my distant kin, the original Guns n’ Roses drummer, and a major badass, is releasing a book describing his own Appetite for Destruction.
In my life, I learned what “hoist your own petard means:” injured by the device you tried to injure others with. Petard likely comes from the French ‘peter,’ to fart and a petard was a small bomb.
There are so many interesting people out there! And I guess I’m just another weirdo, lost in the mire.