I hope you had a great Halloween. I’ve said before that it’s my favorite holiday, and this one didn’t disappoint. Good friends (in good costumes), good booze and good music conspired for an awesome night. Next up, holiday-wise: a Thanksgiving ski trip.
In baseball news, the Yomiuri Giants just beat the Nippon Ham Fighters 7-4 Tuesday in Game 3 of the Japan Series. (First guy to refer to the latter team as the “Ham Fighters” gets punched in the throat. That includes you, Costas.)
Don’t forget, I’m growing a mustache for Movember. Donate if you can.
- The Real Enemy is the Asshole: Sympathy for the skeezy sees the journalist taking on the world of pickup artists, and discovering the truth that as much as they want to be accepted by women, they also want to be accepted by each other. [Las Vegas Weekly]
- “And You Also Have Two Ears. Excellent”: You’re Beautiful is David Wygant again slapping down guys who try and make a business out of bad pickup ideas. David rules. [davidwygant.com]
- And Don’t Forget to Not Steal Their Purses: 10 Things Men Do to NOT get a second date is not only awkwardly capitalized, it’s almost a list that goes without saying — although the insistence that women never, ever “go psycho” is kind of funny in a way that makes me think the author might be a little, um, [whistles]. [PowderRoomTalk]
- The ‘Duh’ Desk, Open 24/7: More screen time may mean less lean time tells you that if you watch a lot of TV, you’re at risk of getting fat. Apparently science needed to prove it. [LA Times]
- Best Headline Ever: Kate Hudson: Men All Think with A Rod. Didn’t read it. Didn’t have to. [Hollywood Gossip]
- Hell, Just Walk to Work: A Marathon Run in the Slow Lane is a counterpoint to the Times’ article on the folks who make a day of it. Point being, exercise is exercise — who cares if the support staff has to wait because you ate lunch after mile 15? [NY Times]
- More on Movember: Movember Foundation promotes mustache growing for cancer awareness has a little more background. Grow that mo! [LA Times]