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October 21st, 2013
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Kat's still in New Orleans. We think. Where are you? Up there - that's Tim Gunn because why not?

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  1. Truth™

    Wow...Lou Reed died...I will never hear "Pale Blue Eyes" again without thinking of this...

    October 27, 2013 at 10:19 pm |
  2. JBJ_from mom's casita

    Greetings friends and welcome back Kat! I had a run in with nurse Kratchett who needs to be re-skooled on the art of inserting a needle in ones arm...and I have the bruises to prove it!

    October 27, 2013 at 9:40 am |
  3. RC

    Working Saturday sucks........

    October 26, 2013 at 1:05 pm |
    • JBJ_from mom's casita@RC

      Bummer! I was out Thurs/Friday so I will be logging in today to clean up any messes left behind in my absence...

      October 27, 2013 at 9:42 am |
  4. Mary Shannon

    Sad Hollywood news about my namesake's real life persona, Mary McCormick. She and her husband have split after he was photographed kissing another woman....they have 3 young children, the youngest isn't even a year old.

    I vote that she should revert to her tough US Marshal's persona and kick some azz.

    October 25, 2013 at 12:37 pm |
    • Truth™@Mary

      Agreed. Has to be hard news especially with her latest show being cancelled.

      What on Earth is wrong with people?

      October 25, 2013 at 1:00 pm |
    • Watcher

      That must have been one kell of a hiss.

      October 26, 2013 at 12:48 pm |
  5. Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

    October 25, 2013 at 10:18 am |
    • RC@Jdizz

      I get the reference, but God I hate autotune. I'm sorry, but that's not music.

      October 25, 2013 at 10:20 pm |
      • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫ @ RC

        This is the worst "song" of the century.

        Sarcastic video share.

        October 28, 2013 at 9:27 am |
        • RC@ Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

          Thank you. I wholeheartedly agree.

          October 28, 2013 at 10:25 am |
  6. AleeD®@Everyone

    Happy Friday!

    October 25, 2013 at 8:06 am |
    • RichardHead

      Don't look, I'm Trucker Twerking---

      October 25, 2013 at 8:10 am |
    • AleeD®@RichHd

      Can you say that, out loud, really fast 5 times? ^_^

      October 25, 2013 at 8:37 am |
    • RC

      Now that's music!

      October 25, 2013 at 10:33 pm |
  7. RC

    Breaking news! Big Salami sightings confirmed! Boston residents report multiple sightings of the creature known as Big Pappi.(sp) Although these sightings have been confirmed, the use of the Big Salami has apparently had little effect in the overall outcome of a little known sporting contest known as the "World Series of Baseball" It is a little known competition that is not expected to gain much popular acceptance.

    October 24, 2013 at 11:37 pm |
    • RC

      Argh-I hates me some ModBots! What line did I cross this time?

      October 24, 2013 at 11:39 pm |
      • RC

        Ooohhh, I see. Can't say t it. Hehe!

        October 26, 2013 at 1:08 pm |
  8. mgcady

    Update on the break-in: They did find my stolen jewelry at a pawn shop!!! My city (Albany, NY) has a law where pawn/secondhand shops have to send information to the police on items that are sold to them (and hold them for 10 days) so the items can be compared to stolen item reports.

    The pieces are now in an evidence bag. The detectives are pretty sure who committed the break-in, and are searching for the suspects. Once they're in custody, it's a matter for arraignment and trial... then I'll be able to get them back and get things into a safe deposit box! Unfortunately that may take some time... but it is better than never getting my family heirlooms back!

    Also, once the suspects are in custody the detectives can ask them what happened to my laptop.

    October 24, 2013 at 12:31 pm |
    • Mary Shannon

      Great news!

      October 24, 2013 at 12:48 pm |
    • RC

      Oh man, that's great! I just hope the perp(s) come to justice. You know what they say-Karma's a female canine. BTW-sounds like the safety deposit box is a good idea.

      October 24, 2013 at 10:08 pm |
  9. Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

    Was just comparing the nutritional value of apples (with skin) vs pineapples. To some surprise, pineapples contain a lot more of your daily vitamin and mineral recommended amounts than apples do. Particularly vitamin C, manganese, and copper.

    October 24, 2013 at 9:25 am |
  10. Kat Kinsman

    Hiiii! I'm back from New Orleans. Bruised and full, but back. What did I miss?

    October 24, 2013 at 8:41 am |
    • Truth™@Kat

      Welcome back Darlin'! We missed you, but you will have some 'splainin to do about the bruises and where you ate. The last time I was in NOLA, it was under water, so I missed out on the restaurants.

      What you missed:
      McGady is back, but just went through a theft.
      The debate of feline wine continues to elicit whines (see what I did there?)
      JBJ is fine tuning her roadtrip (Hint: She would REALLY love to find out where an Eatocracy cutting board can be procured)
      JDizz, RichHead, and AleeD were reminiscing as to when we all first started posting here. Circa 2010 is the best estimate most of us can come up with.
      And the Panera thread continues to bring the rats out of the woodwork. What higher praise for a food blog?

      And I think that is about it. Again, welcome back Darlin'!

      October 24, 2013 at 9:05 am |
      • Kat Kinsman

        You. Rock. My. World.

        October 24, 2013 at 9:12 am |
    • Mary Shannon

      Welcome back, I hope you had a great trip despite the bruises!

      October 24, 2013 at 10:17 am |
    • mgcady

      Hi... you missed my grand re-entrance. :)

      October 24, 2013 at 12:23 pm |
    • RC

      We all missed you kittens-welcome back!

      We all missed you Kittens-welcome back! A ship without a captain can only sail by herself for so long before she runs aground.

      October 24, 2013 at 10:14 pm |
      • RC

        Geez-you'd think I'd be better at this by now.

        October 24, 2013 at 10:17 pm |
  11. Mary Shannon

    Good morning, very chilly here this morning, its 34 as I type!!! Too soon for this weather!!

    How's everyone doing this wacky Wednesday?

    October 23, 2013 at 8:03 am |
    • AleeD®@Mary S

      We're suffering thru a 75 degree day. Brrr. It could get as low as 60 this weekend! Time to break out the electric blankets and hot chocolate!

      October 23, 2013 at 8:39 am |
      • RichardHead@AleeD

        Yo....'Sista......I gotz some Special Dark Chocolate for your Hot Chocolate drink. It was on sale at WallyWorld.

        October 23, 2013 at 1:52 pm |
        • AleeD® @ RichHd

          Special? Are you talking about the name of the dark Hershey bar or did you do something "special" to it, Bro? ~_~

          October 23, 2013 at 2:01 pm |
      • RichardHead@AleeD

        HUH ??? ME.....trying to doctor up a special hot chocolate drink for my 'Sista? Unheard of..........little marshmallows floating on top--you might want to put a night light and clear a path to the Loo though.

        October 23, 2013 at 2:20 pm |
    • mgcady

      I'll be a lot better once the detective calls me back: my apartment was broken into last week and the detective is going to the pawnshop he believes has my family jewelry that was stolen.

      October 23, 2013 at 12:23 pm |
      • Mary Shannon

        Sorry to hear that, I hope you are able to get your possessions back!

        October 23, 2013 at 1:08 pm |
      • Weeds

        This is too good to pass up....
        I always keep my family jewels with me. :)

        I hope the thieves are caught and everything you value is returned. I wish there was a way to make a bad day better.

        October 23, 2013 at 1:32 pm |
      • RC

        Man that sucks. Makes you feel so damn violated. I hope you get your things back and they find and hang the perp.

        October 23, 2013 at 1:41 pm |
  12. AleeD®

    For some, this will never get old:

    October 23, 2013 at 7:58 am |
    • Truth™


      How is everyone doing today? Where's RC?

      October 23, 2013 at 9:54 am |
      • RC@Truth™

        Here I are. HUMPDAAAAYYYYYY!!!!!

        October 23, 2013 at 10:25 am |
        • Truth™@RC

          Nice smackdown to our annoying friend in the other room...

          October 23, 2013 at 11:48 am |
        • RC@Truth™

          Guess I haven't had enough coffee yet, but I'm not following......please enlighten me.

          October 23, 2013 at 12:09 pm |
        • Truth™@RC

          Our friend with the foul mouth and the Steinbeck aspirations...

          October 23, 2013 at 12:15 pm |
        • RC@Truth™

          *Face palm* Okay-now I get it. Thanks. Yours was hilarious as well. I know we're not supposed to feed 'em, but that one makes it too easy.

          October 23, 2013 at 12:52 pm |
    • RC

      Makes me laugh every frikkin time. If there are awards given for commercials (something like the Oscars?), this one wins hands down.

      October 24, 2013 at 10:25 pm |
      • AleeD®@RC

        That would be the Cl it, um, I mean Clio awards.

        And I wholeheartedly agree with you.

        October 25, 2013 at 6:42 am |
        • RC@AleeD®

          Did Mistress just slip me some tongue-I er...I mean was that a slip of the tongue?

          October 25, 2013 at 10:37 am |
        • AleeD®@RC


          October 25, 2013 at 12:15 pm |
        • RC@AleeD®

          I'm not worthy!!!!!

          October 25, 2013 at 12:37 pm |
  13. Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

    An hour east of Viking country, deep into Packer territory.

    October 22, 2013 at 12:25 pm |
    • SUJ

      That sounds like a place where men are men and sheep are scared.

      October 22, 2013 at 2:15 pm |
      • MicheleG™

        durn made my coffee spew out of my nose!

        October 22, 2013 at 3:10 pm |
  14. mgcady

    Hey everyone... it's been a while but I figured I'd say hi. :)

    October 22, 2013 at 12:08 pm |
    • Kat Kinsman


      October 24, 2013 at 8:41 am |
  15. Mary Shannon

    Today would have been the day we would have seen this performed live....sigh.....I particularly like the stanza about the dog, I know several of us CK'ers understand.

    October 22, 2013 at 10:13 am |
    • Truth™

      Would have been a great week too. Temps in the 60s, and the leaves are starting to change. Had a seriously hard time going back to the office after lunch yesterday...

      October 22, 2013 at 11:12 am |
    • RC

      Man I dig the sound of steel drums and a dobro. Jimmy still rocks!

      October 24, 2013 at 10:35 pm |
  16. Mary Shannon

    Good morning! Finally a win for my Giants, not that it should count. That whole game was more comedy than sports.

    One other thing, but spoiler alert, this is political, so you can stop reading here if you're opposed.

    Did anyone else catch that the company who built the Obamacare website is from Canada???? Now, I'm not against Canadians, but with all the IT companies right here in the US of A, why send a job like that to Canada?

    Rant over.

    October 22, 2013 at 8:35 am |
    • Eli " Barbie " Manning

      Cue the Queen music---We are the Champions, my Friends--and we'll keep on fighting till the end...or The Dallas Cowboys,or The NY Jets,or.......

      October 22, 2013 at 9:05 am |
  17. The Minnesota Vikings

    We just could not help but to lose tonight. Up until last week, we were solidly conservative. Since the shutdown though, some of our guys became misinformed, which spelled disaster for us, as NO liberal team can compete against a team with conservative values...

    October 22, 2013 at 12:00 am |
  18. JBJ

    Greetings friends! Since their is a QoD, I will repost my Road Trip which needs some updating now...

    1. Head South to visit MicheleG in the OC.
    2. Head North to visit with SeaBee & Tazer and have some awesome blue crab enchiladas
    3. Farther North to visit MTM’s mountain and dine on some fresh elk
    4. Hop a plane to Denver to see Truth and Miss Saigon
    5. From there, head on down to Katy, TX to try RH’s famous smoked Brisket BBQ and play with WD
    6. Head North to Kansas City for Oklahoma Joes burnt ends and cold beer with wendy
    7. Hop over to Indiana to visit the Royal Family, I think the boys will love me as I am the most rockin’ grandma around.
    8. Shoot over to Northern NY state to stop by Mildred's
    9. Proceed South a bit for a stop over at Mary Shannon to visit the furries.
    10. A stop over in NYC to visit CNN offices and say hi to Kat and SLT and see if I can finally talk my way into getting an official Eatocracy cutting board
    11. Continue to South New Joisey to see Ms. Grammar and maybe a stop at the Boardwalk? I hear they have some amazing foods…
    12. Head South to VA/DC to visit with JainaJade, Jerv, TWO, and SirBiddle, cupcakes anyone?
    13. Stop over in South Carolina to see an angrybabykitty and try the crab soup.
    14. Continue South to somewhere secret and find the Evil Lair with minions running about
    15. Further South to West Florida for a stop with AleeD and some fresh grouper.
    16. Drive over to Miami to say hi to DJC and have some awesome Cuban food.

    October 21, 2013 at 2:25 pm |
    • MicheleG™


      October 21, 2013 at 5:06 pm |
    • RC

      That's one helluva road trip! I'm jealous.

      October 21, 2013 at 7:05 pm |
      • JBJingles@RC

        It's my 'fantasy roadtrip' for when I win the lottery! Although I do believe I hold the record for meeting (face to face) the most CK'ers! I'm waiting for Kat and/or SLT to send me my Eatocracy cutting board...*sigh*

        October 23, 2013 at 11:17 am |
        • RC@JBJ

          Awesome! If you ever get north to the Seattle area, look me up. I'd love to help you add another face to your list. And Kat/SLT, for the love of all that's right, Send Jingles an Eatocracy cutting board!

          October 23, 2013 at 11:39 am |
    • DJChilllyPhil, Jukebox King & Cold Stone God@JBJ

      Just thought of something to maybe add into your itenerary. Have you ever been to a churrascaria before?

      October 22, 2013 at 10:59 am |
      • JBJingles@DJC

        Um, I think I have been to one, but it was in Cancun so I don't think it counts...should I change up my visit to your kneck of the wuds?

        October 23, 2013 at 11:18 am |
        • DJChilllyPhil, Jukebox King & Cold Stone God@JBJ

          I am not sure what you mean...

          October 24, 2013 at 8:37 am |
    • Ms. Grammar

      Looking forward to seeing you! We've got casinos in Atlantic City and across the Delaware River in Philly. Twice as many places to lose your money, honey!

      October 22, 2013 at 11:35 am |
      • JBJingles@Ms. Grammar

        I can do a casino run, but I only require one place to lose my money... o.O

        October 23, 2013 at 11:19 am |
  19. faith

    Hey friends! It's been awhile but I wanted to share this link to a facebook page I manage at work. I went to our county's harvest dinner on Friday night and it was fantastic! If you are on facebook, I think you should be able to see the pictures!

    If you have a locally sourced event like this in your area, I highly recommend attending!!
    p.s. live is good, but very busy, glad to see you are all still here in the klatsch!

    October 21, 2013 at 1:19 pm |
    • SUJ

      Oh wow, that's so cool that no one bothered to check it out.

      October 22, 2013 at 2:06 pm |
  20. DJChilllyPhil, Jukebox King & Cold Stone God

    Another Monday, another Week 4. YAWN.
    Good morning everyone!

    October 21, 2013 at 11:41 am |
  21. RC

    As to the question above, I'm in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. About 70 miles north of Seattle.

    October 21, 2013 at 10:50 am |
  22. RC

    Lots of good football yesterday. I think Manning and Co. got a reality check. Thought it was funny they opened the roof when they know Peyton always liked it closed. Too bad the 'Niners don't have somebody better to play than Jacksonville when they go to London. Seems like a wasted trip.

    October 21, 2013 at 10:46 am |
  23. RichardHead-from the Hacienda

    Good Monday Morning Kidz from a Beautiful Katy, TX. 71 degrees with a Bright Blue Texas sky. Can't get no better than this. Sooooo, I see that our Fearless Leader is enjoying herself in NOLA–took a Swamp Boat Tour and stated " My bangs still won't stay flat "....She is such a Dare Devil. BTW Kitten...You've got a dead bug on your teeth. Perhaps the Klatschers can set up a Monster Truck Mud Run for her? That would get the tinkle twirling for sure. Enjoy your week everyone..I gotz chores to do.

    October 21, 2013 at 10:04 am |
  24. Truth™

    Good morning all from a chilly (and somewhat subdued) Denver. Had to do major ice scraping this morning. Need to park in the garage going forward.

    Who invited Joe Biden for pose for this week's pic?

    October 21, 2013 at 9:27 am |
  25. Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫


    October 21, 2013 at 9:20 am |
    • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

      Yep. Keyboard works.

      October 21, 2013 at 9:20 am |
      • MicheleG™


        Yup, mine, too.

        October 21, 2013 at 5:07 pm |
        • Middle Kid, Middle Row


          October 22, 2013 at 7:06 am |
  26. Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

    Cool. We get to look at a huge flamer all week.

    October 21, 2013 at 9:19 am |
    • RC@Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫


      October 21, 2013 at 11:19 am |
      • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

        The guy in the picture. lol

        October 22, 2013 at 3:26 pm |
        • RC

          Ahh. Company computer here, so no pics/video allowed. Sucks.

          October 22, 2013 at 4:40 pm |
        • RC@Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

          So I looked at the pic when I got home. Yeah-you're right.

          October 23, 2013 at 11:31 am |
        • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫ @ RC

          Takes about 4 words out of his mouth to figure it out. One of them with the elongated pronunciation of the letter 'S'.

          "Oh, sssstop it, ssssillly!!"

          October 23, 2013 at 12:13 pm |
  27. Mary Shannon

    I started posting May 2011, first just as a grateful sister for all the support you all showed Truth when our Mom passed, but I've been here ever since.

    To reply to SLT's q above, I'm in chilly NY, about 60 miles north of NYC, and its 37 degrees right now. Had to turn the heat on for the first time.

    October 21, 2013 at 8:52 am |
    • AleeD®@Mary S

      Good morning Mary. I remember your first few posts. What was your moniker before you took Mary's name?

      To SLT's query, I'm in WCF: West Central Floridork. Not always something to be proud of when news stories like this greet you in the morning:
      Two convicted killers who walked out of a Florida prison on forged documents have been recaptured in Panama City, Florida, authorities say.

      October 21, 2013 at 9:14 am |
      • Mary Shannon

        I was Phoenix, named after my favorite vacation place in Aruba.

        October 21, 2013 at 9:37 am |
        • AleeD®@Mary S

          Ah yes. Now I remember. :)

          October 21, 2013 at 10:32 am |
    • AleeD®@Modbotz

      Moderated for what?

      October 21, 2013 at 9:17 am |
    • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

      I'm with Kat in NO

      October 21, 2013 at 9:22 am |
  28. AleeD®

    Last week, RC asked for Klatschers birth dates. Playing off that, when did you first post here, on the Klatsch? Mine was 2/11/10. Coming up on 4 years. Time's fun when you're having flies. ^_^

    October 21, 2013 at 7:24 am |
    • RC

      I'm still a babe. Only been on for a couple of months.

      October 21, 2013 at 10:16 am |
    • Jdizzle McHammerpants ♫♫

      June or July 2010. I'm OG, along with Rich Turth and a few others. I think Eatocracy was created in June 2010. I was bored when filling in as a banker in the UP of MI

      October 22, 2013 at 2:45 pm |
  29. Photo Captain®

    At 65 years young, Max Headroom.

    October 21, 2013 at 6:45 am |
    • Subconcious of AleeD

      Hmmmmm. Head.....

      October 22, 2013 at 2:04 pm |
      • AleeD® @ Sub

        Conscious, too. ~_~

        October 23, 2013 at 7:25 am |
        • Sub @ AleeD®


          October 23, 2013 at 1:34 pm |
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