The Dog Days Of Spring
Posted on 05.09.17 by Danny Glover @ 8:16 pm

Whenever the whether gets warm, this dog likes to cruise through our city in his master’s hot rod. My walk home from the train station this evening finally coincided with the driver getting stuck in traffic long enough for me to snap a photo.


Filed under: Pets and Photography
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How To Box A Kangaroo
Posted on 12.05.16 by Danny Glover @ 10:54 am

What would you do if a kangaroo had your dog in a headlock? This strikes me as an appropriate redneck response.


Filed under: Just For Laughs and Pets and Rednecks and Video and Wildlife
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Sweet Dog, Mean Cat, Strong Mouse
Posted on 01.11.14 by Danny Glover @ 2:56 pm

Two funny animal videos made their way into my Facebook feed this morning. The first illustrates the difference between mama dogs and mama cats:

The second is a commercial from 2010 that looks like it’s sure to infuriate the “animals are people, too” crowd but ends on a happy note for the mouse:

Both videos made me laugh, which is a good way to start the weekend. Enjoy yours.


Filed under: Advertising and Business and Just For Laughs and Pets and Video
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Herman Cain, Free Speech And Bunny Skeet
Posted on 03.26.12 by Danny Glover @ 10:05 pm

I will defend to the death (OK, not really) the right of Herman Cain or anyone else to make bizarre Internet videos that simulate cruelty to animals to condemn government taxes on small businesses:

But I will never vote to elect as president a man who lacks the sense to see that such a video is neither entertaining nor enlightening. I’m so glad voting for Cain is not an option anymore. I can’t believe he was a viable candidate last year, however briefly.


Filed under: Hunting & Guns and News & Politics and Pets and Video
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Puppy Handstand
Posted on 01.11.12 by Danny Glover @ 11:17 am

I saw a clip of this on Fox News this morning and thought it was amazing. Then I searched YouTube and found several videos of dogs doing handstands. OK, it’s not unique but it’s still adorable.


Filed under: Human Interest and Pets and Video
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Daisy The Fire Dog
Posted on 12.17.11 by Danny Glover @ 11:21 pm

Our scaredy dog Daisy discovered fire tonight when we started the first one of the winter in our fireplace. Clearly we won’t be able to leave her alone in the living room with a fire burning. She may catch herself, and then our whole house, on fire.

Smart dogs respect fire and keep their distance. Daisy, not so much.


Filed under: Family and Human Interest and Pets and The Redneck Report and Video
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How To Quit Your Job — Or Not
Posted on 08.12.10 by Danny Glover @ 12:26 am

Serious news is rarer in the dog days of summer, so journalists fill their pages, pixels and airtime with silly stories. This week’s big news: An airline steward quit his job.

Here’s a sample of the praise being heaped upon the man who brought to life the message of “Take This Job And Shove It“:

I’ve got no problem with JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater grabbing a cold brewski before popping the disaster slide on Flight 1052 and kissing his airline career goodbye. In fact, the guy is a hero.

That’s right, act like a child and commit a crime in the act of quitting your job and you, too, can be a global hero.

Or how about this spin? “It’s refreshing when someone decides to flourish his way out of a job instead of taking the now-cliche mass-murder suicide route.” Have we sunk so low that the only two options for quitting a job are mass murder and obnoxious, self-indulgent behavior?

I behaved that way once. The band director in high school rightly scolded a few classmates and me for talking out of turn on the field at the end of practice. I had been ready to quit band at the start of that season anyway and was surprised and embarrassed by the lecture. So when the band director publicly invited any of us who couldn’t stop talking to leave and not come back, I walked.

I thought I was so cool at the time. A few of my classmates did, too. But most of them knew what I refused to see until years later when I recounted the story to my wife and she enlightened me as to what I really had been: a stupid 17-year-old kid and a disrespectful punk.
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Filed under: Culture and Human Interest and Media and News & Politics and People and Pets and Sports and Video
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Boxer vs. Bumper
Posted on 03.26.10 by Danny Glover @ 2:48 pm

This dog, a mix of boxer and pitbull, is definitely not law enforcement’s best friend. He spent some time in jail and has to go to obedience class after shredding the bumper of a police car:

Winston (that’s the dog’s name) must be the leader of the crazy tea party movement that has Democrats in Congress cowering in fear.


Filed under: Human Interest and Just For Laughs and News & Politics and Pets and Video
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Man’s Best Earthquake Friend
Posted on 01.14.10 by Danny Glover @ 10:03 am

Before the devastating Haiti earthquake, a smaller rumbling within Earth’s core hit Northern California. Video from a newsroom in the area captured a dog sensing the quake before it was noticeable to her owner and the man’s colleagues. Here’s the clip:


Filed under: News & Politics and Pets and Video
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Serial Killer Of Polar Bears And Puppies
Posted on 11.30.09 by Danny Glover @ 5:57 pm

Rajendra Pachauri, the alarmist-in-chief at the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, logged nearly 450,000 miles in the air over 19 months while trying to convince the world that fossil fuels — the kind his airplanes burn on his frequent flights — are causing global warming.

He is a serial killer of polar bears …

… and he likes to drown puppies, too.

Like Glenn Reynolds said at Instapundit, “I’ll believe it’s a crisis when they do these shindigs via video conference.”


Filed under: Government and Just For Laughs and News & Politics and People and Pets and Video and Wildlife
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