mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: The Lost PowerPoint Slides (Winter Festival Edition)

Thag presents “Less darky!” (circa 11,564 BC) –> Only slide Shortest day in year Less darky after this More light good Pass mammoth rib please! Catullus presents “Saturnalia ho!” (circa 69 BC) –> Slide 6 gifts gambling tomfoolery (masters serve … Continue reading →

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: The Lost Power Point Slides (Yanksgiving History Edition)

Chief Massasoit presents items NOT supplied for the first Thanksgiving, circa 1621 (only slide) deep-fried turkey cranberry sauce potatoes, white or sweet pie of any kind (there were pumpkins, though). Pilgrim chef suggests the following harvest feast, circa 1621 (second … Continue reading →

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: The Lost PowerPoint Slides (Ides of March Edition)

Julius Caesar Presents: Won’t Be King (slide 5) Don’t put that diadem around my shoulders Only King in Rome is Jupiter But you can call me King outside Italy What, you got a problem with that? Spurinna the Soothsayer presents … Continue reading →

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: The Lost PowerPoint Slides: Ruff ‘n Ready in Merry Olde England (Part 15)

Queen Elizabeth I In her day, the first Queen Elizabeth (Queen Elizabeth I), was widely regarded as the scariest female to roam the planet since Lucy the Menopausal T-Rex. Of course, her closest advisers and the members of the English … Continue reading →