Your Most Hated Vegetables, Domain Names, and a Little Easter Phil

Before we get started today, I’d like to introduce you to our newest sponsor, Josh Kohlbach.  Josh has a new eBook available, a how-to on creating and running a mini website design business, and has chosen to promote it at the Surf Report.  His ads will be running in the sidebar, for at least a month.

I wish Josh all the best, and want to give his project a little added exposure.  So, here ya go.

Please note that I haven’t read the book, and am not making any endorsements or anything.  And please also note that our not-so-humble site is a great (and shockingly cheap) place to promote your book or CD or website, and I’ll do what I can to send folks your way.

Thank you for your consideration.

And since we’re on the subject…  I just purchased yet another domain name.  Well, I guess I didn’t purchase it, I signed a lease.  In any case, I’m now in control of FurtherEvidence dotcom.

I was kind of surprised it was available, so I snagged it.  Roughly 99 percent of domain names I check are already gone.  Oh yeah, I’m a serial domain-checker, from way back.

A few days ago I checked one, and it said YOUR DOMAIN IS AVAILABLE!, and I couldn’t believe it.  It was a really cool and semi-witty name.  But then I started reading the fine print, and it said it was available “from a broker” for $130,000.  And the floor of my ass nearly fell out.

I even placed a bid once on a domain, in some sort of mysterious international auction (my bid was translated into euros), and got blown out of the water by some whistle dick in Germany or somesuch.

Over the years I’ve “owned” many names, and have only actually used a few of them.  What about you?  Do you get into this sort of thing?  Care to tell us what domains you currently or once owned?  Use the comments link below.

JeffKay dotcom will always be mine, even though I’m not currently using it for anything; it just redirects to TheWVSR.  But there are several other Jeff Kays out there, and I don’t want them having it.  The pricks.  I own it, so they cannot.  Pass the beer nuts.

Since Easter is coming up, I thought I’d link to a classic loosely-related Phil Hendrie clip.

Remember, Phil is the host, and also doing the voice of the guest (Clara Bingham).  The caller, a Catholic priest, is real.  The whole thing devolves into laughter near the end, in one of the few times Phil completely lost it.

And now I’m going
to leave you with another question from the Stealing Clive Bull‘s Topics desk.

On last night’s show Clive was asking callers what vegetables they hate the most.  And I’d like to get your feedback on that one, as well.

I’ll start the ball rolling…  I can’t stand asparagus, or okra.  Both are slimy and disgusting.  I’m also not a huge fan of zucchini and squash.  Is squash a vegetable, or fruit?  It doesn’t really matter… it’s kinda musky-tasting, and is like the food version of a house with moisture trouble.

Here’s the list that prompted Clive’s question, and I have a big issue with number four.  I mean, seriously.  Fungus is not a vegetable.  But just so you know, I don’t like number four (fungus) either.

How could someone “hate” celery, though?  I don’t get that one.

In the South (as well as Cracker Barrel) macaroni and cheese is considered a vegetable.  Just thought you should know.

And it’s utter chaos around here.  There was only a half-day of school today, and our house is overrun by 14 year old boys starting every sentence with “Dude.”  One fancies himself a drummer and keeps hammering any solid surface, as if he has no control over his actions.  The music is in him, maaan.

I’ll see you guys next time, whenever that happens to be.

Have a fantastic weekend!

Now playing in the bunker

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