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April 27-May 3: Worst Week Ever!

0 Comments · Wednesday, May 4, 2011
It’s typically not a big deal to hop on a city bus in the morning, ask the bus driver if it’s going in the direction you think you left your car the night before and then enjoy the air-conditioned ride back to wherever you got wasted (Metro bus driver: “I ain’t mad at ya.”). Such understanding is apparently not always to be expected by professional drivers in Austin, Tex., one of whom recently determined on his own that two women shouldn’t be escorted in the direction of a Planned Parenthood clinic for fear that they might get abortions.  

April 20-26: Worst Week Ever!

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 27, 2011
It’s common among men who are afraid of homosexuality to ignore its existence, convincing themselves that every Ricky Martin music video is just another example of a very attractive, well-groomed man who loves dancing and also his wife.   

April 13-19: Worst Week Ever!

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 20, 2011
Successful people understand that sometimes even the smartest individuals need to defer to the expertise of others: President Obama doesn’t ask a bunch of questions about how space shuttles work; just tells the astronauts to blast off and have a good time floating around. That’s why it was pretty annoying today to listen to Gov. John Kasich — a 58-year-old Republican who pretty much epitomizes Suck.  

April 6-12: Worst Week Ever!

1 Comment · Wednesday, April 13, 2011
Most Americans don’t spend a lot of time thinking about places outside of our country, so it would be normal for many to respond to news of Copenhagen, Denmark’s ranking as the happiest city in the world with something along the lines of “Who cares? Fuck Denmark.”  

March 30-April 5: Worst Week Ever!

0 Comments · Wednesday, April 6, 2011
Anyone who frequents the downtown business district knows that certain local celebrations guarantee a less-than-diverse collection of visitors to our fair city (try yelling “Go back to Mason!” to random people at Opening Day, Taste of Cincinnati or Oktoberfest and you’ll be surprised at how many people think you know them).  

March 23-29: Worst Week Ever!

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 30, 2011
A newspaper article today described Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s support for a proposal to regulate Internet cafes (is this 1995?) and game parlors (is this 1955?) that offer games with cash prizes. DeWine says regulating "mom and pop" wagering institutions is of far greater importance than giving any attention to how the Buckeye State’s plethora of casinos set to open in the next few years will primarily function as conduits for recipients of government aid to piss their welfare and social security checks away one pull of the one-armed bandit at a time.  

March 16-22: Worst Week Ever!

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 23, 2011
WCPO TV has reportedly secured more information about the new “Dinosaurs Alive!” attraction at Paramount’s Kings Island to be offered this year. When asked if the exhibit would feature Jesus sliding down the tail of a Camarasaurus or jousting with someone who supports the right for homosexuals to be legally married whilst perched atop a velociraptor, a park representative replied, “That’s the dumbest thing I’ve ever heard, and besides the Creation Museum already did that.”  

March 9-15: Worst Week Ever!

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 16, 2011
Most people know what it’s like to stroll into the doctor’s office for a routine checkup only to hop on the scale and receive a startling dose of reality (“yes, sir, you weigh 20 pounds more than last year; also, you can’t eat those chicken wings in here). Mayor Mark Mallory today received some bad news he probably should have expected, as the latest U.S. Census figures show a 10-percent drop in Cincinnati’s population during the last decade.  

March 2-8: Worst Week Ever!

1 Comment · Wednesday, March 9, 2011
There are always going to be pluses and minuses when considering different preparations of meat for dinner: In general, the less cooked meat is more delicious but also offers the highest likelihood of poopy pants at some point in the evening. Ohio agriculture businesses today found themselves in the same predicament, only the undercooked meat was still alive and the underwear about to be ruined was their own.  

Feb. 23-March 1: Worst Week Ever!

0 Comments · Wednesday, March 2, 2011
Most people who have seen even just a preview for an episode of Two and a Half Men have an opinion on why some people think it’s funny to watch Charlie Sheen’s character talking about women’s boobs in front of a teenager (because they’re stupid). That’s why it was ironic today to learn that the show has been canceled due to Sheen’s increasingly crazy real life.  

Feb. 16-22: Worst Week Ever!

1 Comment · Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Those of us who long ago replaced our iPods with the one Apple invented that also has a phone in it don’t have to worry about getting our cars broken into for leaving our 8-gig sitting on the seat (in which case we’d only really care about the broken window and change missing from the console). Hamilton County Sheriff Simon Leis today broke Rule No. 2 when it comes to leaving electronics in plain sight of thieves: Don’t forget about the charger.  

Feb. 9-15: Worst Week Ever!

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 16, 2011
People who grew up in Cincinnati generally don’t spend a lot of time trying to prove that our city is an exciting place — we’re just fine mixing our occasional cultural celebrations with regularly scheduled backyard barbecues. But even here, there occasionally occurs a cultural event so exciting that it forever alters every resident’s life forever. Such an incident occurred today when George Clooney and his family went to Northside to film the front of some buildings.  

Feb. 2-8: Worst Week Ever!

0 Comments · Tuesday, February 8, 2011
There are only two expected responses when a man is asked whether he has ever cheated on his wife: One is, “It is not true — there is no factual basis for these allegations,” and the other is, “I'll fuckin' kill you!” (More often than not the angrier option is better evidence of innocence.)  

Jan. 26-Feb. 1: Worst Week Ever!

0 Comments · Wednesday, February 2, 2011
For most people, a visit to a Taco Bell restaurant is an infrequent occurrence, normally undertaken late at night after several hours of bad decisions (were you wasted or do you really believe there’s supposed to be a “fourth meal?”). As such, there’s generally little backlash when a menu item is accompanied by a surprise ingredient: “Dude, my burrito has Fritos in it … and it’s fucking delicious.”  

Jan. 19-25: Worst Week Ever!

0 Comments · Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Longtime tennis great and 1990’s camera-seller Andre Agassi once said, “Image is everything,” but it’s difficult to trust his judgment due to the fact that his cool hair was a wig and sometimes he smoked crystal meth. The same could be said for whichever new image the city of Cincinnati comes up with in response to City Councilwoman Laure Quinlivan today asking various marketing firms how they brand our city to outsiders.