10. Anchovies. Do you know how scientists explain the development of anchovies? A long time ago, the fishiest tasting fish grew as big as the sun, then collapsed in on itself, to form a super-condensed black hole of ultimate fishiness.
9. Baseball in general, and the Yankees in particular. Save all your “slower than paint drying” cracks for when you’re tailgating in -14 degree weather at that Bears game. At least when I watch my team, my eyelashes don’t freeze together.
8. Wes Anderson movies. It’s true: if you look up “twee” in the dictionary, there’s a picture of Anderson in one of his tight little suits. But Rushmore was awesome and bears repeat viewing.
7. Scuba diving. A haiku:
In broiling sun,
sucking air out of a hose,
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