Mrs. ‘Puter, Big Red and Mrs. TheCzar model the latest in Oktoberfestfashion. Not really, but in ‘Puter’s demented mind, this is how hepictures it. ‘Puter spent Mrs. ‘Puter’s birthday weekend thusly. Friday evening, ‘Puter squired The Missus to dinner at …Continue reading →
Shamelessly stolen from Buzzfeed, here is all you need to know about New York State. Please memorize these two simple lessons before coming to New York. Better, please memorize these two lessons before saying anything remotely related to New York …Continue reading →
It’s been a while since ‘Puter’s taken time out to write concerning his rather boring life, rather than his over-the-top convictions, so here’s a status update for you. 1. ‘Puter’s off the Strattera for his ADHD. The medication had, for …Continue reading →
Avid Gormogon readers know ‘Puter lives somewhere in the frozen tundra known as Upstate New York. Readers also know it takes a special kind of person to live Upstate. One who overlooks the little things, like crumbling infrastructure, sky high …Continue reading →
By now, regular readers have figured out that ‘Puter lives somewhere in the Greater Rochester area of Upstate New York. Some of ‘Puter’s frequent readers have queried as to why ‘Puter, raging libertarian conservative, lives in deep blue New York. …Continue reading →
Upstate New York is on its way to becoming a drunkard’s paradise, thanks to Genesee Brewing. When a 12 ounce curl isn’t enough, the home of the Green Death brings you a 24 ounce can. ‘Puter’s favorite part of the …Continue reading →
Today, in the course of his gainful employ, ‘Puter was tasked with gathering certain information regarding deed stamps (property transfer tax) forms in New York. ‘Puter called the custodian of these records and politely asked whether, in fact, the forms …Continue reading →
Our long national nightmare is over! Or at least our Upstate nightmare. Goodbye, Coach Dick Jauron. Don’t let the door hit you on the way out. And, too bad for the Redskins that owners can’t be fired. 'PuterAlways right, unless …Continue reading →
‘Puter’s never been so proud to live Upstate. According to Google Trends and The Business Insider, Upstate’s got two of the top 10 most obscene places in the country (Albany and Rochester). When the winters are long and the jobs …Continue reading →
Now with more Manson Family members! That horrible crunching sound you’re hearing is the skulls of all the local Chambers of Commerce presidents smacking against their office walls. 'PuterAlways right, unless he isn’t, the infallible Ghettoputer F. X. Gormogons claims …Continue reading →
If you wonder where all your friendly neighborhood Mormons have gone this weekend, stop wondering. No, they weren’t raptured off to heaven (not to mix wacky evangelical Christian concepts with quasi-Christian Mormonism). They’ve all come Upstate to attend the Hill …Continue reading →
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, after all, but these Upstate antics take the cake. It’s got all the elements of a tragi-comedy. Drunkeness, jaw-dropping stupidity, unintended humor, dramatic irony. Now we know the answer to the age-old riddle …Continue reading →
Governor Paterson’s wife thinks his poor poll ratings are caused by New Yorkers’ latent racism. Mrs. Paterson is wrong. We can’t stand Gov. Paterson because he allowed a budget with a 9% spending increase to pass without veto in the …Continue reading →
…in response to Ghettoputer’s commentary on Mr. Turo, the 700-pound man accused of dealing prescription drugs out of his house, that he’s familiar with Mr. Turo’s attorney in the case, a Mr. B. Fortuna, Esq. (at right in their court …Continue reading →
Can a man get arrested for throwing pussy at his wife. Really. And, as always, thanks to the delightfully nicknamed D&C out of Rochester, poorer, rattier cousin of the soon-to-be-defunct Buffalo Nooz. And Spaghetti Cat. Who can live without Spaghetti …Continue reading →
Meet Rep. Louise Slaughter (D-NY28), 12 term representative, native of Kentucky (with the accent to match), and arguably the second most powerful woman in Congress, as chairman of the Rules Committee. In the best New York Tammany Hall style politics, …Continue reading →
(a) Upstate New Yorkers, like Ohioans, ARE Midwesterners, even if it’d crush their remaining aspirations towards East Coast sophistication to admit it. But guess what, folks, if the Great Lakes are your “ocean,” you’re a Midwesterner. (b) You guys went …Continue reading →
‘Puter feels badly. He’s always bashing Upstate because of its soul-crushing taxes and intrusive (and omnipresent) government. But there are some really great things about Upstate. The people are fantastic, as nice as Midwesterners for the most part. And, for …Continue reading →
First, O.P. is ‘Puter’s code word for old people. It’s so much nicer than ‘Puter’s other phrases for elderly, and sounds cooler than “seasoned citizens.” ‘Puter hates that phrase. And “O.P.” doesn’t tip off the O.P.s that you’re talking about …Continue reading →
For whatever it’s worth, ‘Puter voted at 8:40 this morning in his undisclosed location in scenic Upstate. The weather couldn’t be better. No rain in the forecast at all. It’s going to be around 70 today in early November, which …Continue reading →
The happiest time of the year has arrived again, right on schedule. That’s right, New York’s southern zone bowhunting season opened this past Saturday at sunrise. Expect ‘Puter’s postings to be sparse on the weekends, as he tries to get …Continue reading →
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