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Star Wars, Bill Hicks, The Changling,
Signs you are going to have a bad day,
and Grill Safety Tips

God Bless America!

June 2005

Bright sunny mornings with the smell of grilling meat in the afternoon.

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"Diplomacy is the art of saying 'Nice doggie'
until you can find a rock."

- Will Rogers (1879 - 1935)00

Lounge Cocktail: Springtime
Cocktail adapted from Webtender

• 4 cl Absolut Kurant
• 1 cl Lime juice
• 10 cl Cranberry juice
• 3 cl Bitter lemon

Mixing instructions:
Poor ingredients over ice. Garnish with slice of lime. Do not operate heavy machinery or give yourself or anybody elsa a haircut.

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Knox's Gourmet Barbecue Dry Rubs

Knox's Spice Company is proud to announce a new line of gourmet dry rubs. Created for the grill master and beginner. Our Chipotle Barbecue, Jamaican Jerk and Cracked Pepper dry rubs are blended to enhance the grilling experience with traditionally intense flavors.

• Bold Traditional Flavor
• Quality Gourmet Blends
• No MSG
• No Preservatives
• Great Gift

You can order via secure server or send a check or money order. Wholesale ordering available.


Signs You Are Going
To Have A Bad Day.

• You wake up - face down on the pavement

• You put your bra on backwards and it fits better

• You call Suicide Prevention and they put you on hold

• You see a "60 minutes" news team waiting for you in your office

• Your son tells you he wishes Anita Bryant would mind her own business

• You want to put on the clothes you wore home from the party but there aren't any

• You turn on the news and they're showing emergency routes out of the city

• Your twin sister forgets your birthday

• You wake up and discover your waterbed broke and then you realize you don't have a waterbed

• Your car horn goes off accidentally and remains stuck as you follow a group of hells angels on the freeway

• Your boss tells you to not bother taking off you coat

• Your blind date turns out to be your ex-wife

• You put both contact lenses in the same eye

• Your wife says "Good morning Bill",
and your name is George.

Lounging at the movies: Star Wars, Bill Hicks Live, The Changling

Star Wars, the last one:

The last one. The newest one, which is really the third one or the one before the first one. It is the last one that shows how the first one started.

Anyway, we felt that there was some great action and excellent special effects, as we expected from a Star Wars film. We finally got to see how the whole thing started no matter how much confusion we experienced following these films. Personally we felt that there was a lot of dialog that could have been avoided or replaced with limb removing Jedi action or even an extended scene of the creation of Luke and Lea (wink wink). We never get tired of Yoda hoping around like a flea with a dangerous weapon. A Yoda break dancing video would be cool. Our economy could be stabilized if we had an army of Yoda's to pick vegetables, clean or file stuff for the Fed. Where are all the other Yoda type species anyway. Is he the only one? If so, how did he get here. Maybe we missed something. This film was ok. We still prefer the original one.

Bill Hicks Live:

Recommended by Tony A. Chicago, IL.
Stand up comedy of Bill Hicks. if you are not familiar, rent the DVD. His view of politics, culture and the reality of life in general are hysterical. He bring the notion of truth is stranger than fiction to the next level. Well worth your time. Five thumbs up a wink and a nod. Recommended.

The Changeling:

(1980) Honestly we rented this movie because we thought there were aliens involved.

John Russell (George C. Scott), a music professor and composer moved into a fairly secluded historical mansion after the untimely death of his family. The house begins to share a past that pulls Russell into a murder cover up. Old school spooky with a twisting plot and not one alien. Two thumbs up and a grin.

Movies to The B.K. Lounge are currently provided by NetFlix.

The B. K. Lounge Grill Safety Tips

As grilling season is upon us, it is important to know how to safely use your grill. Below are suggestions to have a safe and pleasurable experience.

1)Always read the owners manual before using your grill. If you can not read make sure the pictures make sense.

2) Barbecue grills are designed for outdoor use only, usually. Never barbecue in your trailer, tent, house, garage, or any enclosed area because carbon monoxide may accumulate and kill you if the impending fire you will create does not kill you first.

3) Use long-handled barbecue utensils to avoid having to get close to the flame.

4) Lighting a cigarette on hot embers is a bad idea. This applies to fireworks as well.

5) Wear clothing that does not have hanging shirt tails, frills or apron strings. Wearing no clothes is also a bad idea.

6) To put out flare-ups, either raise the grilling surface the food is on, or spread the coals out. If you must douse the flames with a light sprits of water, first remove the food from the grill unless you do not mind a little ash on your food. If you douse the grill with your beverage make sure you are not drinking hard liquor.

7) Use baking soda to control a grease fire and have a fire extinguisher handy. A bucket of sand or a garden hose should be near if you don't have a commercial extinguisher. Again, hard liquor is not a good idea.

8) Never leave a grill unattended once it is lit.

9) Don't allow anyone to conduct any activities around the grill when the grill is in use. This includes dancing, staggering, weaving and wobbling.

10) Never add lighter fluid to existing hot or warm coals. NEVER.

11) Never use gasoline, or kerosene or other highly volatile fluids as a starter. They can explode. The use of bourbon, vodka, scotch and other forms of hard liquor are a sin. (Tim K., read this out load to yourself.)

12) Once the barbecue grill has been lit, do not touch the charcoal briquettes/wood chunks to see if they are hot. Chances are, if you do, you can not read anyway, so this tip is futile.


For those of you who have children and don't know it, we have a nursery downstairs .


Women from Venus 120x60


"When women are depressed, they either eat or go shopping. Men invade another country. It's a whole different way of thinking."

- Elaine Boosler

Phobia Of The Month:
Thermophobia: Fear of heat.

Thermophobia can be a serious affliction especially when summer rolls around. As you stand in the sun light and beads of sweat begin to form and roll down your forehead. The sun may focus on the beads of sweat and like a magnifying glass cause you to burst into flames. That would be really hot!

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