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Fifty Year Old Won’t Be Detroit Tigers Fifth Starter (Video)
If you're like me, healthy snacks tend to hang around longer than unhealthy ones.  Consequently, I had an apple in my mini fridge at work a little past its prime.  Rather than throw it out, I thought I'd offer it to the woodland critters living amongst the trees just beyond our p…
Is YouTube Making Us… Smarter?
Anybody who's been to YouTube quickly becomes cynical about the future of the human race, particularly when you read the comments to... well... any video. But this PBS video argues that YouTube actually makes you smarter by lowering barriers to learning about literally any topic. And we have to ad…
Tonight On The Tom Sumner Program
Republican State Representative Ken Horn, Chair of the House Energy and Technology Committee talks about MI ballot proposal 3 and Salem witch descendant and author Din Parsons talks about his book "The Strong Witch Society - The Diary of Mary Bliss Parsons" on The Tom Sumner Progra…
When Life Hands you Sewage, do NOT Make Lemonade.
The Bay County Department of Water and Sewage can pump 18 million gallons of water per minute.  A nice lady at the department told me that.  Seems they were pumping at that capacity so no one was available to come over to my house where we were having something of a crisis...
Friederich Nietzsche on the Hilary Rosen Kerfuffle
Knowing that he holds strong views on the issue, I reached out to Friederich Nietzsche for comment on the current kerfuffle over Hilary Rosen’s suggestion that Ann Romney had “never worked a day in her life”:
DrP:  Herr Nietzsche, thanks for your time.…
Strippers in Neck Braces Have Rights Too
Dear Dr Psarcasm,
I’m an exotic dancer at a local club.  Recently I had neck surgery and I need to be in a neck brace for the next 8 weeks.  I can’t afford to go without dancing for that long but the club doesn’t want me on the floor with the …
Fatal Contradiction of the Zombie Apocolypse Exposed
Dear Dr Psarcasm,
I’m a big fan of the television show, The Walking Dead, on AMC.  Have you seen it?  If so, what do you think?
Scott from Flint
 
Dear Scott,
Oh, I’ve seen it, Scott, and I am not impressed.  I won’t even bother to dwell on the physiological absurdities involved in all these “zombie apoc…

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