Happy Movember to All!

November 2, 2011

 “Only a few distinguished gentlemen — Tom Selleck — truly rock them, but now they’ve become sort of hipster/ironic. It doesn’t matter — especially now that men are using their powers for good.”
SaraBozich.com has gotten over her distaste for mustaches ahead of this year’s Movember effort, in which men raise awareness for cancer with their facial hair.

First of all, Tampa Bay is a body of water. No one actually lives there. … This decision is all but sacrilegious. … A newspaper should not be — cannot be — about geography. It is about the soul of its readership, which is not governed by boundaries.”
SaintPetersBlog.com is infuriated that the St. Petersburg Times has decided to change its name to the Tampa Bay Times on Jan. 1, 2012, citing that three-quarters of its readers live outside of St. Petersburg, Fla.

I wish to formally announce that I am suing Kim Kardashian to stop her divorce from Kris Humphries. I am also suing Ryan Seacrest, E! Entertainment Television, and Comcast for promoting their sham marriage, bilking advertisers, and polluting the airwaves of America and every other nation unfortunate enough to be subject to the disease of Kardashia.”
— Comedian Rob Delaney took to Vice.com to state his frustration with Kim Kardashian’s divorce from Kris Humphries.

It starts, as almost everything does, with the incomparable combination of boredom, stardom and Twitter. … Although Sigma Nu won, it had to forfeit because Durant isn’t a member of the frat — does David Stern run this league, too?”
WashingtonPost.com/Blogs/Early-Lead thought everyone must have had fun when NBA player Kevin Durant showed up in Stillwater, Okla., to play a flag football game with an Oklahoma State fraternity Monday night.

Strategy always trumps willpower — make it easy on yourself and take the junk out of your house. When you come home stressed and tired from an intense day, if you know you have a big bowl of tasty candy, you will go straight for it.”
JosefBrandenburg.com offers some advice on how to avoid eating too much of the candy that your kids picked up from treat-or-treating on Halloween.

Clinton Yates is a D.C. native and an online columnist. When he's not covering the city, pop culture or listening to music, he watches sports. A lot of them.
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