We went to a nearly invisible Togo's on El Camino for lunch the other day, and everything about the experience was bizarre. From the five employees more than ready to help us (one of whose job was apparently just to ask us if we wanted the lunch combo), to the apparently real side salad on display in the line, I was more than a little off guard.
And then, there was the "club card." How many problems can you find? Sorry it's hard to read, but be sure to read the fine print.
Here's a closeup of the fine print.
Yes, apparently all I have to write about these days are my lunch adventures.
California On-line Voter Registration
Remember, if you've moved this year you need to re-register to vote. Fill out this form, and they'll mail you a form you simply sign and return. While you're at it, register as a permanent absentee voter, mail your vote in from home, and cut diebold out of the loop.
George Lakoff nails the frames of the Republican National Convention
I miss George! Don't miss the links to his analysis of the other three days of the convention in the sidebar.
CA State Route 178
"The canyon segment of Route 178 scores a unheard of 257 on the state's safety index; this means that the canyon portion of Route 178 gets 257% more accidents then would be expected on a mythical state highway with similar average daily traffic." Huh, it never occurred to me that there are freeway geeks, but here we have it.
DNC: [Ted Koppel has] A serious interview with Jon Stewart
Stewart seems pretty keen on reminding people that he's fake news. I wonder if it's because he realizes what Koppel was saying about people turning to Stewart as an actual news is true, and Stewart is ... maybe afraid of the responsibility?