WHAT AM I SUPPOSED TO TELL MY SON: THOMAS HAS NO VOICE

Someone please call the authorities, because it’s going down over at the Thomas and Friends headquarters. Micheal T. Sherman who is the voice of Thomas the tank engine… 190 more words

POWER MOVES

Auntie Doris’s That’s Swearing #9 Chuff

Chuff is a lovely English swearword that came from the days of the industrial revolution, the wonderful gift that Northern England gave the world! And a fat lot of good it did us, for all the gratitude we get. 488 more words

Humour

Time To Take On Thomas The Tank Engine

Over the past months I’ve noted the insanity that poses as serious, meaningful thought: child- rearing advice contained in “The Kind Mama” from Alicia Silverstone (one such tip- pre-chewing your toddler’s food), global warming, and “trigger warnings”. 216 more words

Ray Dunaway

For good

Famous last words of a professional theatre critic, Ben Brantley (October 31, 2003):

“Wicked” does not, alas, speak hopefully for the future of the Broadway musical.

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Culture

Thomas the Tank Engine is racist

Apparently, liberal loons are running out of wholesome things to be outraged about.

How miserable do you have to be to see the world like this?

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Media

We travel to Shizuoka to come face to face with the real-life Thomas the Tank Engine locomotive!

Well, it looks like train fans in Japan have something to be excited about — the real-life Thomas the Tank Engine, which has already attracted considerable attention on the Internet and media, is now in service! 618 more words

Japan

Cheap and cheerful gifts for kids part one

I’ll come right out and say it. I spoil my nephew. I sneak him treats and buy him presents whenever I can. I can’t help it, he’s so darn adorable. 486 more words

Children