March 2nd, 2011
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We'll have a large pie ... extra pepperoni, hold the mice.

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  1. BalaDwenianny

    sokat tanultam

    March 11, 2011 at 2:25 am |
  2. Covert Crop Duster

    You all lead extremely boring lives, don't you?

    March 2, 2011 at 1:35 pm |
    • Covert Crop Duster Azz Buster

      Yeah sure which is why you're here too, noob-loser-douchebag-trolling-blockhead.

      March 2, 2011 at 1:43 pm |
    • Covert Crop Duster Ball Buster

      I bet you couldn't win first place in the Dan Quale spelling contest. Toolbag!

      March 2, 2011 at 1:45 pm |
    • Loser Crop Buster Cluster Muncher

      YOU are an idiot. Make a stupid comment like that? Duh, you took the time to read them!

      March 2, 2011 at 1:47 pm |
      • Covert Crop Duster Ball Buster Peter Pan Puffer

        LMAO! Precisely my point. You read this jack slap stupid crap I posted.

        March 2, 2011 at 1:58 pm |
  3. Books on Blog?

    LENNIE "Tha’s good," he said. "You drink some, George. You take a good big drink." He smiled happily

    March 2, 2011 at 10:03 am |
    • Stein-Sizzle

      George looked sharply at him. "What’d you take outa that pocket?"

      "Ain’t a thing in my pocket," Lennie said cleverly.

      "I know there ain’t. You got it in your hand…"

      March 2, 2011 at 10:04 am |
  4. more John SteinSizzle

    BOSS "I said what stake you got in this guy? You takin’ his pay away from him?"

    GEORGE "No, ‘course I ain’t. Why you think I’m sellin’ him out?"

    BOSS "Well, I never seen one guy take so much trouble for another guy. I just like to know what your interest is."

    March 2, 2011 at 9:57 am |
  5. more John SteinSizzle

    "Well, we ain’t got any," George exploded. "Whatever we ain’t got, that’s what you want. God a’mighty, if I was alone I could live so easy. I could go get a job an’ work, an’ no trouble. No mess at all, and when the end of the month come I could take my fifty bucks and go into town and get whatever I want. Why, I could stay in a cathouse all night. I could eat any place I want, hotel or any place, and order any damn thing I could think of. An’ I could do all that every damn month. Get a gallon of whisky, or set in a pool room and play cards or shoot pool." Lennie knelt and looked over the fire at the angry George. And Lennie’s face was drawn in with terror. "An’ whatta I got," George went on furiously. "I got you! You can’t keep a job and you lose me ever’ job I get. Jus’ keep me shovin’ all over the country all the time."

    March 2, 2011 at 9:56 am |
    • more John SteinSizzle

      "If you don’ want me I can g off in the hills an’ find a cave. I can go away any time." GEORGE "No—look! I was jus’ foolin’, Lennie. ’Cause I want you to stay with me."

      March 2, 2011 at 9:57 am |
  6. more John SteinSizzle

    Crooks scowled, but Lennie’s disarming smile defeated him. "Come on in and set a while," Crooks said. "’Long as you won’t get out and leave me alone, you might as well set down." His tone was a little more friendly.

    March 2, 2011 at 9:55 am |
    • more John SteinSizzle

      "…It’s just the talking. It’s just bein’ with another guy. That’s all." He paused. His voice grew soft and persuasive. "S’pose George don’t come back no more, S’pose he took a powder and just ain’t coming back. What’ll you do then?"

      March 2, 2011 at 9:55 am |
  7. John SteinSizzle

    "It ain’t so funny, him an’ me goin’ aroun’ together," George said at last. "Him and me was both born in Auburn. I knowed his Aunt Clara. She took him when he was a baby and raised him up. When his Aunt Clara died, Lennie just come along with me out workin’. Got kinda used to each other after a little while."

    March 2, 2011 at 9:49 am |
  8. John SteinSizzle

    GEORGE "Guys like us, that work on ranches, are the loneliest guys in the world. They got no family. They don’t belong no place. They come to a ranch an’ work up a stake and then they go inta town and blow their stake, and the first thing you know they’re poundin’ their tail on some other ranch. They ain’t got nothing to look ahead to."

    Lennie was delighted. "That’s it—that’s it. Now tell how it is with us."

    George went on. "With us it ain’t like that. We got a future. We got somebody to talk to that gives a damn about us. We don’t have to sit in no bar room blowin’ in our jack jus’ because we got no place else to go. If them other guys gets in jail they can rot for all anybody gives a damn. But not us."

    Lennie broke in. "But not us! An’ why? Because… because I got you to look after me, and you got me to look after you, and that’s why." He laughed delightedly. "Go on now, George!"

    March 2, 2011 at 9:48 am |
  9. John SteinSizzle

    LENNIE "I was only foolin’, George. I don’t want no ketchup. I wouldn’t eat no ketchup if it was right here beside me."

    GEORGE "If it was here, you could have some."

    LENNIE "But I wouldn’t eat none, George. I’d leave it all for you. You could cover your beans with it and I wouldn’t touch none of it."

    March 2, 2011 at 9:48 am |
  10. John SteinSizzle

    "Well, we ain’t got any," George exploded. "Whatever we ain’t got, that’s what you want. God a’mighty, if I was alone I could live so easy. I could go get a job an’ wo...

    March 2, 2011 at 9:47 am |
    • John SteinSizzle

      Lennie, who had been watching, imitated George exactly. He pushed himself back, drew up his knees, embraced them, looked over to George to see whether he had it just right. He pulled his hat down a little more over his eyes, the way George’s hat was.

      March 2, 2011 at 9:47 am |
  11. John SteinSizzle

    "George—why ain’t we goin’ on to the ranch and get some supper? They got supper at the ranch." George rolled on his side. "No reason at all for you. I like it here. Tomorra...

    March 2, 2011 at 9:45 am |
  12. John SteinSizzle


    # "I seen hunderds of men come by on the road an' on the ranches, with their bindles on their back an' that same damn thing in their heads. Hunderds of them. They come, an' they quit an' go on; an' every damn one of 'em's got a little piece of land in his head. An' never a God damn one of 'em ever gets it. Just like heaven. Everybody wants a little piece of lan'. I read plenty of books out here. Nobody never gets to heaven, and nobody gets no land. It's just in their head. They're all the time talkin' about it, but it's jus' in their head."
    – John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men, Ch. 4

    March 2, 2011 at 9:45 am |
  13. John SteinSizzle

    "S'pose you didn't have nobody. S'pose you couldn't go into the bunk house and play rummy 'cause you was black. How'd you like that? S'pose you had to sit out here an' read books. Sure you could play horseshoes till it got dark, but then you got to read books. Books ain't no good. A guy needs somebody – to be near him. A guy goes nuts if he ain't got nobody. Don't make no difference who the guy is, long's he's with you. I tell ya, I tell ya a guy gets too lonely an' he gets sick."
    – John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men, Ch. 4

    March 2, 2011 at 9:44 am |
  14. RichardHead

    "I Did Not order raisins on my pizza" Sunny Maid.

    March 2, 2011 at 9:42 am |
  15. John "SteinSizzle" McHammerpants

    "A few miles south of Soledad, the Salinas River drops in close to the hillside bank and runs deep and green. The water is warm too, for it has slipped twinkling over the yellow sands in the sunlight before reaching the narrow pool."
    – John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men, Ch. 1

    March 2, 2011 at 9:37 am |
    • Lennie

      Lieutenant Dan! George? I....I'm...I'm confused.

      March 2, 2011 at 9:38 am |
    • Forrest Hump Stump Gump

      Lieutenant Dan, I got you some ice cream.

      March 2, 2011 at 9:42 am |
      • John SteinSizzle

        "We could live offa the fatta the lan'."
        – John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men, Ch. 3

        March 2, 2011 at 9:44 am |
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