The Dumbest Smart Laundry System Ever

Ten years ago, I wrote this frustrating rundown of trying to refill my laundry card. That was 10 years ago! And the sad thing is very little has changed. We have made some improvements, but the system still has some pretty big flaws in it, and the flaws are brain-snappingly stupid. Back in November, for …

Royalty-Free, I’ll Sing A Song, Rickety-Tickety-Tin

Back when I was at university, I discovered Tom Lehrer. I can’t remember if it was because of the song “Poisoning Pigeons in the Park” or the Dectalk version, but I decided I was going to learn everything I could about him. I went down a great big Tom Lehrer rabbit hole. I bought albums. …

There’s No Place But Home For The Holidays

Welcome to our new lockdown, Ontario. Because of this occasion, I updated an old Christmas favourite with words for the present circumstances. In case you don’t know the song… Oh, there’s no place but home for the holidays We’re all locked down, there’s nowhere you can roam. Take your Christmas online, there’s a million ways. …

An Appropriate Song for This Christmas

I have mentioned Mom’s favourite Roger Whittaker Christmas album before in the context of making fun of the stupid song on it. But there’s another song that’s on that album that’s been going through my head ever since it became apparent that we were staying here for Christmas. Christmas is here again. Stand up and …

It’s Christmas Time (Let’s Just Survive)

This came out last year before all of this shit started happening, but I have to say, “It’s Christmastime (Let’s Just Survive)” is right up there on the list of contenders for the 2020st song title award. It’s a pretty good and funny tune, too. But it does have me wondering. This year those of …

A Funny Christmas Songs Playlist? Yes Please!

Steve and I have wanted to subscribe to The Funny Music Project for years, and I finally did it. The first newsletter I received included a link to a funny Christmas songs Spotify playlist. Awesome! Some of these songs I recognize, and others I am very curious about. I was going to try and build …