and then there was maude

Posted in borrowed,entertainment,farewells by thehaikudetat on 04/27/2009

What will poor Stan do?

No Petrillo women left.

The putz stands alone.


Dorothy, we missed

Dear maaaa, but without you, will

We ever laugh of Brooklyn?


(courtesy of liz!)


Read: Golden Girls Star Beatrice Arthur Dies

Image source: LA Times


happy birthday, will shakespeare!

Posted in attractive men,birthdays,deliciousness by thehaikudetat on 04/22/2009
Shakespeare's Birthday!

a special lace collar for a special birthday boy

Happy birthday-ish!

Good luck with the four hundred

Forty-five candles.  



Read: 5 Ways to Celebrate Shakespeare’s Birthday

Visit: Shakespeare’s Birthday Open House

Image source: Austin Shakespeare

measles, mumps, and pot belly

Posted in nasty by thehaikudetat on 04/21/2009

Spotty danger lurks

At jiffy lube, pot belly

And southwest Safeway.



Read: Details Released in Measles Outbreak

Image source: Blacktriangle

on the campaign trail

Posted in borrowed,elections,politics by thehaikudetat on 04/20/2009

most likely he used the random stump speech generator

Vivid responsive
Valued votes worry, arrows
Succeed, prospects set


Success fades, humble
Laws aiding faction leaning
Liberal uphill


Strictly wishing safe
Conservative Pentagon
Vanishes, unborn



(courtesy of the Random Stump Speech Synopsis Haiku Generator!)



Image source: Stump Speech, by George Caleb Bingham

when in the course of texan events

Posted in crazy,farewells,politics by thehaikudetat on 04/16/2009

the all alone star state?

Secession, Texas,

Really? Really? That’s just so




Read: Texas Governor Says Secession’s Possible

Image source: Texas Secede

maybe I’m just getting bigger

Posted in deliciousness,travel by thehaikudetat on 04/14/2009

shrink wrap

shrink wrap

Ice caps and crème eggs

Are shrinking. Woe is me, and

To the polar bears.



Read: They’re Shrinking Our Cadbury Crème Eggs and Denying it

Image source: Candy Snob

the irreconcilable differences of the christ

Posted in attractive men,crazy,entertainment by thehaikudetat on 04/13/2009

before the crazy set in

Forgive me, Braveheart,

If I don’t shed too many

Tears for your divorce.




Read: Mel Gibson’s Wife Files for Divorce

Image source: Hit da wall

one third the pay, three times the fun!

Posted in borrowed,travel by thehaikudetat on 04/13/2009
Beach Volleyball at Sunset by scooter.john.

gives new meaning to the word "court"


In a crushing blow

Biglaw lawyers cruise the globe

At twice what I’m paid.



(courtesy of nelly!)


Read: $80,000 for a Year Off? She’ll Take It!

Image source: Flickr

time to buy in ny

Posted in economics,home by thehaikudetat on 04/09/2009
File:Dakota building New-York USA.jpg
please direct all housewarming gifts to the Dakota
Finally, even

Millionaires can afford to

Live in Manhattan.



Read: As Some U.S. Markets Level Off, Housing Slump Hits Manhattan

Image Source: Wikimedia

Its always election hour, somewhere

Posted in crazy,elections,politics,travel by thehaikudetat on 04/08/2009

big country, enormous ballot

It’s Election Day!

Third largest democracy,

But first in our hearts.



Read: Elections 2009 The Jakarta Post

Image source: Indonesian Election 2009

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