Monthly Archives: September 2013

Welcome to the Greatest Show on Earth!

Well, ladies and gentlemen, we are but mere hours away from what appears to be the first government shutdown in seventeen years. Am I surprised? No. I’ve honestly thought this was an inevitability. Why? Because Ted Cruz’s reading of Green Eggs … Continue reading

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Update, Sports Recap, and Picks For Upcoming Games

Business has been kind of slow at The Zephyr Lounge lately, and part of the reason for that has to do with little bits of Zephyr Lounge goodness being started and then canned. Apparently, the recipes for social media deliciousness … Continue reading

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Weekend Football Picks: September 19-23, 2013

So, after a conference with my buddies Fletcher, Vinny, and Father Philip (who may or may not exist…), we’ve decided that starting this week, the four of us will be picking winners and losers in college football and in the … Continue reading

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“Escape From Tomorrow”

Today’s entry into The Zephyr Lounge deals with a film that hasn’t been released yet and, depending on how certain parties choose to handle it’s existence, may never be released. Just because I’m a nice guy about stuff like this, … Continue reading

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I Really Don’t Want My Children Going to School in Texas.

My wife and I frequently talk about education, especially in a compare-and-contrast sense. See, my wife is from California, whereas I’ve lived in Texas my entire life, and over the course of these conversations we’ve been having, I’ve come to … Continue reading

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The Correlation Between Drug Use and Intelligence: An Observation

It made perfect sense when I read the article, and it was one of those things I knew, but I didn’t have any foundation to lobby the claim until now. A new British study showed that children who possess high … Continue reading

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The Great Voyager 1

It took 36 years and 7 days, but Voyager 1 has crossed into interstellar space, as NASA has just confirmed a couple of hours ago. This is monumental! Even if you’re not an astrophysics/astronomy geek like I am, this is … Continue reading

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September 11th, 2001: 12 Years Later…

America is in a rut. Well, that’s probably not the best choice in diction. America is stuck in the past. Eh, that’s not as eloquent, but it makes more sense. Basically, the point of this post is to look at … Continue reading

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Texas’ Labor Day is Celebrated with a Slew of New Laws

For those of you living in and/or heavily critical of Texas, September 1st saw several new laws go into the books. Some of them are a tad ridiculous (as is the Texas standard), while others rectify previous instances when Texas … Continue reading

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