10 Most Awesome Mario T-shirts on the Internet

Who doesn’t love Mario? (It’s rhetorical so if you don’t keep your mouth shut). And Mario, Mushrooms the Princess…there are thousands of creative ways to show "Brotherly” love. Combine that with my love of t-shirts and your get the official "Ten Most Awesome Mario T-Shirts on the Internet"

1. I Don’t Wanna Grow Up – An neither do I. This shirt symbolizes everything that is good about Mario and bad about life.



BAI Celebrates Talk Like a Pirate Day


Avast! In the spirit of really goofy and fun holidays (see No Pants Day or System Admin Day….I missed System Admin day this year because I off was being Awesome riding roller coasters at Kings Island), Be Awesome Instead will be celebrating International Talk Like a Pirate Day! Every September 19 ye shall speak as ye ol Pirate would. Ahoy, Avast, Arrr, Grog, Land Lubber and more are perfectly acceptable in all conversings today. Ye be happy and jolly because silliness is the holiday’s best selling point.

To help out all me mates, here be ye the Top Ten Pickup lines for use on International Talk Like a Pirate Day. Arrr…Get ye booty (like treasure…not like…oh who cares…)

10 . Avast, me proud beauty! Wanna know why my Roger is so Jolly?

9. Have ya ever met a man with a real yardarm?

8. Come on up and see me urchins.

7. Yes, that is a hornpipe in my pocket and I am happy to see you.

6. I’d love to drop anchor in your lagoon.

5. Pardon me, but would ya mind if fired me cannon through your porthole?

4. How’d you like to scrape the barnacles off of me rudder?

3. Ya know, darlin’, I’m 97 percent chum free.

2. Well blow me down?

And the number one pickup line for use on International Talk Like a Pirate Day is …

1. Prepare to be boarded.

*photo from flickr by kk+

Tattoos Are Permanent, So Consider This…

I’ve been seeing a lot more people with ink lately. Tattoos are not just for bikers and gang members anymore. Now instead of taking time off from your busy schedule to spend time in your local penitentiary it’s socially acceptable to go out anytime and get one of these fine expressions of who you are. I’ve even considered getting one myself for many years. But before you go off and get a tattoo of your exact skeletal structure, you should read this helpful guide of considerations for getting a tattoo:

1. Tattoos are permanent. Is the design timeless?
A tattoo should stand the test of time. If you have a Backstreet Boys or Gary Coleman tattoo, then I am sincerely sorry. While Chuck Norris and Star Wars may last forever, you might want to choose something will still make sense 20+ years from now. For Example, Joe Dirt is timeless…