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Who said you can't coin your own term? What is "Boning the Fish"? It's a moment. A defining moment when you know that your favorite TV Show, Celebrity, Movie Series or Music Group has reached its peak. That instant you know from now on...it's all downhill. Some call it a climax of sorts. We call it "Boning the fish". From that moment on things will simply never be the same.

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Sonic Drive-In - Random Topics
I do not go to Sonic for the food per se, but for the wide assortment of shakes, slushes, sodas, and limeades. No other fast food joint has such a variety! -- Submitted By: (earmark72) on April 27, 2011, 3:05 pm

Oakland Raiders - Random Topics
The move to L.A. was the boning moment. The team had some decent seasons there (1984 Super Bowl champions) and some great players like Marcus Allen and Bo Jackson, but the team became a fan favorite of L.A.-based gangs and soon the place was too dangerous to play at. This made people stay away from the stadium and home games to be known more for knife fights and violence rather than the games. Sure, Oakland was pretty rough too, but it looked like Pleasentville in comparison. The strange thing is, even after Al Davis moved the team back to Oakland, people in L.A. still act like the Raiders are their home team. I can't tell you how many cars with Raiders bumper stickers I've seen or how sporting goods stores have Raiders gear next to Lakers, Dodgers and Trojans gear. Also, Oakland hasn't been nearly as loyal since the return and who would blame them? -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on April 27, 2011, 10:24 am

G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero (1985) - TV Shows
Travoltron- JUST FINALLY check out GI JOE RESOLUTE. Wow, it was the GI joe cartoon we all wanted to see as kids. 5 named characters dead, hundreds of Cobra Blue shirts killed, well animated and just kick ass. If you liked GI JOE- get GI JOE Resolute today. -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on April 27, 2011, 7:34 am

Hotels - Random Topics
Robert, I lost my last job for doing exactly that. (Well, I don't recall there being any profanity.) Luckily another hotel - a much nicer one - hired me within a couple of months. (I'm a night auditor so I don't get too many nasty-tempered customers, which is just as well because I don't play a doormat very convincingly.) -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 27, 2011, 4:10 am

Oakland Raiders - Random Topics
I liked them in the '70s - the Madden-Stabler era. Then The Owner Who Shall Remain Nameless lost his last marble around 1980, and the Raiders have degenerated since then into a no-class franchise. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 27, 2011, 4:02 am

Mobile Phones - Random Topics
I like to be able to check the news and sports scores on my PDA on the way to and from work. And the camera has been nice for capturing Adorable Baby Moments. Ironically, the weakest feature is the phone itself. I don't know if cellphones have boned yet, but cellphone culture has been sliding down a muddy slope since texting began to give way to sexting, and the number of YouTube teenage fight videos began to outnumber funny pet vids. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 27, 2011, 3:45 am

Westboro Baptist Church - Random Topics
I'm sure you authoritarian types will excuse my New Agey verbiage here: The Phelps cult has generated so much bad karma in the last 20+ years that its fate is sure to be extremely gruesome. And if that fate includes fire, I'll be there with some marshmallows on a stick. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 27, 2011, 3:33 am

Woodstock - Random Topics
Lots of good music by the artists. Lots of silly behavior by the participants. Lots of post-event myth-making by fans. Lots of over-the-top condemnation by BTF members. Newsflash, people: The '60s were neither the best of times nor the worst of times. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 27, 2011, 3:25 am

New York Dolls - Music Groups
They made a career of being lousy musicians as did the whole genre of punk. -- Submitted By: (lrbloom) on April 27, 2011, 3:16 am

New York Dolls - Music Groups
Circus Magazine can kiss my ass. The Dolls rocked as viciously as anybody back in the day. They were punk before punk was even barely understood - that's a good thing, by the way - and the fact that the stodgy mainstream music publications of the era couldn't comprehend them is more a reflection on those publications than it is on the band. Set aside the lurid outfits and androgynous appearance; the first two albums these guys created were groundbreaking and gutsy - and, as it turned out, hugely influential. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 27, 2011, 3:06 am

Indie Music - Random Topics
BrewMaster's translation needs some work. Mass-market artists are not necessarily "better" than obscure artists; they're just more well known (and generally more marketable). There are only two meaningful differences between U2 and, say, Sonic Youth: One, the size of their respective labels, and the exposure they've gotten as a result; and two, U2 is very conventional and formulaic, and doesn't engage in any sort of experimentation, or indeed in anything that challenges the listener, whereas Sonic Youth has been pushing the creative envelope for the last 30 years. If you prefer artists who play it safe and don't color outside the lines, and who are as much products as they are musicians, big-box bands are for you. Some of us, however, are a bit more adventurous. It has nothing to do with being "cool", and everything to do with a disinclination to follow the herd (or the corporations egging on the herd). -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 27, 2011, 2:42 am

Scrubs - TV Shows
See? A TV show can feature an actor named McGinley and not suck. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 27, 2011, 2:07 am

Super Friends - TV Shows
This was an interesting case because the show started out as complete garbage due to early '70's "sensitivities" and then improved as it went along. It probably did peak with the "Challenge" season (the only season that I actually bothered to purchase), but IIRC the last couple of seasons were pretty good too, even if they were toy commercials. The final season even depicted Batman's origin, which had never been done before onscreen. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on April 26, 2011, 11:29 pm

Out of Jimmy's Head - TV Shows
I say that this show was the beginning of CN's end. -- Submitted By: (cartooner) on April 26, 2011, 11:05 pm

Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Music Groups
True story: one of my friends wants "Lucky Man" to be played at his funeral. I think that's the coolest thing ever. (Not that I want him dying anytime soon of course.) -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on April 26, 2011, 5:46 pm

France - Random Topics
What France needs to realize is that American tourism is a major part of their economy. It's time for them to decide whether they want us or not. None of us are under any obligation to go there. BTW it's always been a life goal of mine to French kiss a French woman, but it'll have to happen here in America because even I wouldn't travel all the way to France to be insulted 24/7 just for that. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on April 26, 2011, 5:45 pm

BoneTheFish.com - Websites
Easy there ChubbyRain, Soggy was just stating his opinion like we all do. I personally like the discourse with him. I did try to warn him that attempting to tell others on an opinion based site what they should think was a bad idea but alas, it was too late I see :-( I want Soggy to stay. He interests me. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on April 26, 2011, 5:42 pm

Popeye - TV Shows
The thing is, I actually like spinach. Popeye did clear me of all delusions that just eating spinach or any vegetable alone would make me twice as big and it would be all muscle. That's what steroids and HGH are for. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on April 26, 2011, 5:36 pm

Rosie O'Donnell - Celebrities
The sad part is, I watched the same movie. To this day, I still have no idea who decided it was so important to have Rosie O' Donnell in bondage gear. I blame her. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on April 26, 2011, 5:34 pm

South Park - TV Shows
I like the fact that South Park ripping everyone and actually sticks by it. The douche and turd-sandwich episode is a perfect example of them making fun of all of them (Liberal, Conservatives, Republicans, and Democrats). And they are the only ones that has balls to make fun on $cieneolgy, twice (the Tom Crusie episode and the Return of Chef), while even Family Guy is too afraid to. -- Submitted By: (SSM) on April 26, 2011, 3:20 pm

Popeye - TV Shows
That's ironic that the chicken restaurant which is named after him or the has the same name as him who's eat nothing but spinach. -- Submitted By: (SSM) on April 26, 2011, 3:05 pm

George Clooney - Celebrities
He's a male version of Megan Fox: a pretty boy with all mouth, or she's a female version of him? hmmm... -- Submitted By: (SSM) on April 26, 2011, 2:58 pm

Bristol Palin - Celebrities
I couldn't argee with you more Robert. They can disargee with Sarah Palin and Obama all they want but when they started to picking on children especially minors base on who they related to then that's going too far. BTW, just a moment ago, before I clicked on the comments, one of sponsored ads called Townhall.com had Sarah Palin face on there (along with Mick Rimmey and others I don't know). That's kinda spooky! -- Submitted By: (SSM) on April 26, 2011, 2:48 pm

BoneTheFish.com - Websites
Let me throw my hat in the ring for the defense of Bone the Fish! I love Bone the Fish because every one is entitled to their opinion and that's what makes it great. I like the fact we can go on here, talk about movies, TV shows, music, celebrities, etc., state what we honestly think, and have spirited debate with others on the board. In short, that's what this website is, an opinion board. If we all just agreed and it was nothing but the village of the happy people, I, speaking for myself, would be bored stiff. And not everyone just rags on everything. There are plenty of topics with positive feedback as well. I like I can go here with and state how crazy Donald Trump, Woody Allen, and Angelina Jolie are and hear what other people have to say. I like that I can discuss with others on this board if Back the Future boned with Part III or not. I like that some of us disagree on when Van Halen boned: when Sammy joined, when Gary joined, or never. That's what makes this board fun. Sure, for a while the board leaned left and lately it has leaned right, but political biases will always factor into opinions as well. In the end, we're just a bunch of people from all over sharing our opinions with each other. What's wrong with that? -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on April 26, 2011, 1:28 pm

BoneTheFish.com - Websites
I think BTF >> JTS then and now. If you think the politics is bad here, you might not have visited JTS enough. People got really vicious if they felt you were of "the wrong party". For example, on the Family Guy page, some people criticized it for bashing religion, among other reasons. Seth's fans accused them of being pro-Bush/religious fanatics/Republicans, so they tore into them without mercy. Here, the disagreements are far more civil. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on April 26, 2011, 11:17 am

France - Random Topics
There's a difference between being proud of your country and being disdainful of others'. The French have a reputation for being snooty (never been there, so I can neither confirm nor deny). -- Submitted By: (Robert) on April 26, 2011, 11:00 am

Bristol Palin - Celebrities
Children are NOT fair game. Period. Leave Palin's kids alone, and leave Obama's kids alone. One guy called Trig Palin (who has down syndrome) "retarded" for no other reason than being the son of Sarah, whom he hates. Trig's only a toddler! -- Submitted By: (Robert) on April 26, 2011, 10:50 am

Arlen Specter - Celebrities
It's OK for a person of a political leaning to disagree with things their party believes in. It shouldn't make them DINOs, RINOs, LINOs (Libertarian in name only), or IINOs (Indepedent in name only). Arlen changed from one party to another and back again. I think he has an identity crisis. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on April 26, 2011, 10:47 am

Popeye - TV Shows
When I was little, seeing Popeye get big muscles after eating spinach made me want to eat spinach. However, when I saw no big muscles on myself, I went, "Forget spinach!" -- Submitted By: (Robert) on April 26, 2011, 10:40 am

Rosie O'Donnell - Celebrities
Auggh!! Why did you put that image in my head?! -- Submitted By: (Robert) on April 26, 2011, 10:39 am

George Clooney - Celebrities
Not taking sides or starting a fight (he has a right to say or believe whatever he wants, as does anyone), but one example of a person biting the hand that feeds them would be Michael Moore. He rails against capitalism, and he hates the rich, encouraging people to go against them. However, he himself has millions of dollars in his possession. So no one's allowed to be rich but him? -- Submitted By: (Robert) on April 26, 2011, 10:38 am

Waiting For God - TV Shows
October 19, 2010: Graham Crowden, the actor who played Tom Ballard, passed away. I have a vision of Tom and Basil getting into hijinks in Heaven. RIP Tom and Basil. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on April 26, 2011, 10:37 am

Angelina Jolie - Celebrities
BTF doesn't have only bashing. There are positive things said of many topics here. Check out Invader Zim: no criticisms, and only one Day One vote. Patrick Stewart has only positive things said of him and a perfect Never Boned rating. If someone is good, then we praise them. They suck, we bash them. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on April 26, 2011, 10:36 am

Donald Trump - Celebrities
Donald Trump for president? Really? He's not president material, IMHO. And the birther nonsense just seals his fate. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on April 26, 2011, 10:34 am

South Park - TV Shows
South Park is more conservative than a lot of shows out there (The Simpsons, Family Guy, etc.). Unlike them, South Park slams both sides: the idiot liberals and the idiot conservatives. Idiots come from both sides of the political spectrum, as well as in between. -- Submitted By: (Robert) on April 26, 2011, 10:34 am

BoneTheFish.com - Websites
Soggy- are you retarded? You are being subjected to opinions you don't like and dont like the site. Please- leave and go create your own website. People like you make me laugh, take a shower and wash the sand out of your pussy and stop whining like a boned fish. -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on April 26, 2011, 4:31 am

Big Bang Theory - TV Shows
Is it just me or is this basically some pathetic rip-off of "That 70's Show"? -- Submitted By: (lrbloom) on April 25, 2011, 11:30 pm

BoneTheFish.com - Websites
First, why would anyone submit a topic here just to say it was perfectly fine? This is a site BASED on criticism, not on insisting something is great whether it is or not. Second, it's never a good idea on a site whose focus is on the expression of opinions to order people not to express certain opinions. That never ends well. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on April 25, 2011, 10:38 pm

Grace Jones - Music Groups
She made ten albums between 1977 and 1989. Allmusic.com gives three of them 4.5 stars out of 5. (Make of that what you will.) She actually has an interesting voice when she sings in a conventional manner. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 25, 2011, 10:08 pm

Emerson, Lake & Palmer - Music Groups
Their music was kind of pretentious, but that was part of its charm. And "Lucky Man" still gives me chills after 40 years. Still, ELP hit the wall in the late '70s and never recovered. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 25, 2011, 9:56 pm

Far Side, The - Random Topics
If I believed in deities I would declare that Gary Larson is God. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 25, 2011, 9:39 pm

Night Gallery - TV Shows
Several episodes were adapted from stories by H.P. Lovecraft, August Derleth, Algernon Blackwood, Robert Bloch and Richard Matheson - all masters of sci-fi-tinged horror. And of course every '70s TV actor of note seems to have appeared in them. The theme music - composed by the same guy who composed the theme to The Night Stalker - was suitably creepy, and the show employed a number of excellent directors (including a young chap named Spielberg). I enjoyed Night Gallery immensely. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 25, 2011, 9:34 pm

BoneTheFish.com - Websites
There is far too much politically-charged rhetoric here. In that respect JTS was superior because its narrow focus - on TV shows only - provided far fewer opportunities for politically-obsessed people to inject their political views into the conversation. I know some people here are just itching to tell us all what they think about the left or the right, even when doing so is only minimally related to the subject at hand. (As if there are not already TONS of sites, devoted to political debates and whatnot, which they can visit to feed their need.) But must the rest of us be subjected to those views, over and over and over again? Can't we take a break from the stupid Left vs Right War and just have fun here? And I'm sorry but people who submit a new subject just for the purpose of bashing it into the ground really do need to take a hard look at themselves. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 25, 2011, 8:56 pm

National Public Radio - Random Topics
I don't listen to NPR that much. A few of their programs are good like Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Wait Wait Don't Tell Me. But I do think that latest sting video conservative filmaker James O Keefe did hurt their rep. Now I know that the video was severely altered to fit with O Keefe's political propaganda but reguardless, it has put them in a dark light as Congress keeps trying to defund them. It is hard to decide wether to defund NPR as that would mean some stations would have to go dark, but it would be interesting to see if they could actually continue without the feds breathing down their back. -- Submitted By: (tvfan) on April 25, 2011, 8:20 pm

Unidentifed Flying Objects (UFOs) - Random Topics
Yeah, but if I'm an alien, I'd prefer test subjects who were fairly representative of the human species. (You know, folks with NORMAL brains and livers.) Besides, these must be dimwitted aliens because it's taking them an awfully long time - decades, it seems - to get our innards figured out. I call bullshit on the entire notion of alien visitations. Humanity has been broadcasting radio signals into space for a mere century, which means those signals have traveled about 100 lightyears. The odds of a spacefaring civilization living as close as 50 lightyears from Earth - that's 50 years for the earliest radio signals to reach them, a couple of days for them to immediately jump into their spaceships, and 50 more years for those spaceships, traveling at light-speed, to arrive here today - are pretty dim, if one considers that there are only a handful of stars that close to our solar system. (Besides, these alleged sightings have been taking place for a loooong time; the aliens would have had to depart their planet BEFORE the invention of radio on Earth, which begs the question of why they came this way in the first place. Subject this stuff to logic and hard science, and it falls to pieces. But it's romantic, and it feeds the psychological needs of some people, so it will continue to be believed (at least for as long as our public schools continue to do a poor job of teaching our kids). -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 25, 2011, 8:18 pm

Chia Pets - Random Topics
I'm holding out for the Chia Chupacabra, the Chia Jersey Devil, the Chia Sasquatch, and the Chia Dennis Rodman. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 25, 2011, 7:43 pm

Happy Days - TV Shows
I hate to echo an earlier submission, but when the hair on the actors began reaching unrealistic lengths, and the episodes began to be preposterously surreal, and the audience reactions to every-single-thing-Henry-Winkler-said-or-did began to drown out everything else, the fish of Milwaukee began to lose their bones.... -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 25, 2011, 7:38 pm

Michelle Pfeiffer - Celebrities
So YOU were the other guy? Sorry about that Soggy. If it's any consolation, after our torrid fling she wound up not marrying me either ;-) -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on April 25, 2011, 7:34 pm

South Park - TV Shows
First of all Soggy, by the "right people" I was referring more to celebs than anything else. Although I suppose they would pretty much all be on the left :-) Second, it's okay to make a statement when it illustrates how absurd American culture has become. Okay with me that is, I'm guessing your mileage may vary :-) -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on April 25, 2011, 7:26 pm

Justin Bieber - Celebrities
Okay, I'll answer those questions one by one. "Would you have Bieber forgo a musical career altogether out of some high-minded desire to avoid being packaged and sold as he has been?" A resounding YES!!! Oh dear God yes. We'd ALL have been better off. "That's my point: Never mind what these coldblooded corporate entities have done with him; what specifically has HE done to earn not only disdain but naked contempt from so many grownups?" Actually believing his own hype and believing he really is better than everyone else, for starters. "And what could he have done to have avoided that contempt?" Um, not trying to be famous just to be famous for one thing. Not deciding to act like a total jerkass for another. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on April 25, 2011, 7:21 pm

Angelina Jolie - Celebrities
Oh Soggy, you know you really like us and you're addicted to this place :-) Plus thanks for drawing my attention to this. I can't believe I hadn't posted here before. Probably because I didn't want to bother giving Angelina any more attention than she already has and clearly craves. She also seems like one of those women who'd throw things at you when you got into the slightest argument, or wake you up with a gun barrel in your mouth, or change the locks when you went to work or the store one day. Not that *I've* ever had any experience with those things of course :-) -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on April 25, 2011, 7:17 pm

BoneTheFish.com - Websites
Politicians, political parties and religions should DEFINITELY be here, otherwise it's just all about celebs and TV shows, and that would be too boring. I love how this site has expanded on the original concept that way. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on April 25, 2011, 7:12 pm

France - Random Topics
The only way in which the French are genuinely superior to everyone else is in the rudeness department. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on April 25, 2011, 7:09 pm

Vampire Diaries - TV Shows
Enough with all these vampire books and shows already!!! -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on April 25, 2011, 7:05 pm

Bill Clinton - Celebrities
Very telling that nobody even bothered putting in the Never Boned option before just now. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on April 25, 2011, 7:03 pm

Artie Lange - Celebrities
A man who has confounded dead pool participants for years. Artie may end up outliving all of us. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 25, 2011, 7:00 pm

Rock music - Random Topics
And my response to that diatribe is as follows: Meh. Prove it. And stuff by established acts whose members are in their late 50s and 60s doesn't count. -- Submitted By: (DolFan316) on April 25, 2011, 6:54 pm

Lindsay Lohan - Celebrities
Rather than jump on this tedious bandwagon, I'll simply say that a good percentage of the people who lust after fame in America today are probably as ill-equipped to handle that fame as Ms Lohan has proven to be. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 25, 2011, 6:54 pm

Bill Clinton - Celebrities
Soggy is too busy defending France now to register for Bill Clinton never boning. Thanks for adding that reason. -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on April 25, 2011, 6:03 pm

France - Random Topics
So the cliche of French Military incompetence. Soggy- please tell us of the great French military victories post Napolean getting his ass kicked at Waterloo. Dien Bien Phu, Algeria, World War 1, World War 2. France indeed. -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on April 25, 2011, 6:01 pm

Lindsay Lohan - Celebrities
She is a pure embodiment and an epitome for boning, isn't she. Just you think she couldn't bone anymore than she is, she manage to bone even worst than before in a record breaking way. -- Submitted By: (SSM) on April 25, 2011, 3:59 pm

Bristol Palin - Celebrities
I think Bristol is doing the best she could under extreme circumstances. Yes, she was thrust into the spotlight when Sarah was nominated for VP but I think she using that spotlight in a good way to teach young girls it's not fun nor okay to have a baby when you are 12-18 years old. -- Submitted By: (SSM) on April 25, 2011, 3:30 pm

Smallville - TV Shows
I'm going to be to real sad once this show is gone. I know Clark is getting closer to Superman, Clark and Lois almost getting married to each other and Lex made his full tranformation to a supervillian but it still seems like it's going to be empty without Smallville on the CW (on TV for the fact) anymore. They had been mostly good episodes as well as few not-so good ones but Smallville will never boned. -- Submitted By: (SSM) on April 25, 2011, 3:08 pm

France - Random Topics
The French are what they are. They view their country, their principles, their language, and their culture as superior to all others - just like Americans view theirs, and Chinese view theirs, and Russians view theirs, and Arabs view theirs. The French are smug and arrogant, but no more so than we Americans are, and I am no more interested than a Frenchman would be in evaluating France or any other country by its usefulness to America, or by the degree to which it is willing or unwilling to help achieve America's goals. That kind of perspective is not only selfish but childishly stupid. Also, while the cliche of French military incompetence (or the corollary cliche of French cowardice) makes for some good jokes, it's really not grounded in reality. (It's rather like the '70s fiction that people of Polish heritage are dumb.) HOWEVER, the French really do need to learn a thing or two from their German neighbors about personal hygiene.... -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 25, 2011, 2:55 pm

Zachary Quinto - Celebrities
I agree, he makes a excellent Spock as well he also makes a excellent villian like Sylar too! -- Submitted By: (SSM) on April 25, 2011, 2:51 pm

Bill Clinton - Celebrities
I decided to re-submit the "never boned" option, just for the sake of it (although I personally don't think he's never boned). -- Submitted By: (cartooner) on April 25, 2011, 2:49 pm

Ryan Seacrest - Celebrities
Sometimes I flip past his radio show during my drive to work in the morning in SoCal. He has this absolutely terrible segment where someone calls in suspecting their significant other is cheating on them. Ryan then calls the significant other and sends them flowers to see their response. Either way, the significant other accepts the flowers or doesn't. No matter the response, everyone is a loser. The caller for either being wrong or being right, but with everyone knowing, the significant other for either looking like a complete sleaze or ignorant of their mate, and Ryan for being the jerk to pull the whole thing off. Yuck. Seacrest... Out! -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on April 25, 2011, 2:36 pm

Vampire Diaries - TV Shows
Isn't this more or less a lame attempt to rip off True Blood? -- Submitted By: (lrbloom) on April 25, 2011, 2:30 pm

Rock music - Random Topics
Most of the previous posts on this subject appear to be written by wheezy geezers stuck in the '60s and '70s. Folks, rock has not boned. Neither has metal. Both are constantly being re-energized by new ideas - progressive, glam, punk, post-punk, New Wave, thrash metal, death/doom metal, gothic, industrial, college rock, indie/alternative in its various forms, grunge, Britpop, dream pop/shoegazer, emo, nu metal, metalcore, rap rock, and on and on - and there is plenty of interesting new stuff being composed all the time, as anyone under the age of thirty would be happy to tell you. (For the record, I'm in my 50s but am not fixated on the music of my youth like the rest of my annoyingly sentimental generation, preferring instead to follow and appreciate the continuing evolution of the greatest music revolution since Bach first sat down at his harpsichord.) -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 25, 2011, 2:29 pm

Boston Red Sox - Random Topics
Like the old song goes, "Meet the new empire, same as the old empire...." The swiftness with which the Sox, and far too many of their fans, adopted the insufferable arrogance and entitlement mentality of their greatest rival was breathtaking to behold. One could almost wish for a new 86-year curse to descend on them..... -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 25, 2011, 1:48 pm

World Series of Poker, The - Random Topics
I like poker as much as the next person, and the concept of televised poker tournaments isn't intrinsically dumb. My complaint here is that all these shows - ALL of them, as far as I can tell - feature ONLY Texas Hold 'Em, as if that is the only style of poker in existence. Why don't they follow other poker variants? (I have the same complaint about televised pool competitions, which ALWAYS feature 9-ball and nothing else. I don't understand the mentality behind this; is it just a matter of dumbing things down for the audience?) -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 25, 2011, 1:39 pm

Pet Rock - Random Topics
It's always nice to see someone other than a politician benefit from tapping into the American Herd Mentality. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 25, 2011, 1:29 pm

Lindsay Lohan - Celebrities
Kids today - what're you gonna do? -- Submitted By: (lrbloom) on April 25, 2011, 1:20 pm

Jesse Ventura - Celebrities
Ventura boned the moment he traded his rasslin' tights for a Hollywood career (as modest as it turned out to be). Then he ate the bones when he got into politics. However, I will say in his favor that he appears to sincerely believe that both major parties, and the ideologies that guide them, stink to high heaven. His libertarianism, and his distrust of the twin monoliths of the right and the left, seem to be genuine, and I can't fault that at all. And as for the conspiracy-theory nonsense, I'm not sure how much of it he truly buys into and how much he peddles just for the sake of his TV show's ratings. (I suspect the latter is largely the case, just as it is with Art Bell.) -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 25, 2011, 1:13 pm

Clint Eastwood - Celebrities
Careerwise, Clint never boned and never will. As a person, he's yanked a few fish out of the water over the years but has never quite gotten to the point of tearing out their spines. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 25, 2011, 12:55 pm

Michelle Pfeiffer - Celebrities
Ms Pfeiffer boned 23 years ago, when she turned down my marriage proposal (which was submitted soon after I first beheld her in Dangerous Liaisons). How my poor heart managed to mend I'll never know. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 25, 2011, 12:50 pm

Bud Selig - Celebrities
This is REALLY easy: Bud Selig boned enough fish to fill Lake Michigan when he and a few other malcontent owners cold-bloodedly muscled an honorable gentleman named Fay Vincent out of the commissioner's job in 1992. Predictably, Selig has proven to be the most pro-owner commissioner in baseball history, and the number of wise moves he has made in the last nineteen years can be counted on the fingers of one hand - even if that hand has been mangled in an industrial accident. The sooner he retires, the better. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 25, 2011, 12:43 pm

Kate Middleton - Celebrities
Seems to be a fine would-be queen consort thus far. But that's what we thought of someone else thirty years ago.... Still, as a 12th-generation Yank who abhors the whole notion of royalty (and is not overly charmed by royal romances, or by pomp and pageantry in general), I have no stake in how this young lady's relationship with either her husband or her country may turn out, and can only nod approvingly at the dignified manner in which she appears to comport herself. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 25, 2011, 12:24 pm

Zachary Quinto - Celebrities
He hasn't been in the business nearly long enough to bone. And I agree that he has thus far proven to be an excellent Spock. Happily, the factors which conspired to typecast Mr Nimoy for so much of his career are pretty much absent from Mr Quinto's landscape. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 25, 2011, 12:15 pm

Smoking Gun Presents: World's Dumbest..., The - TV Shows
A clever concept poorly executed. The irony of having borderline-retarded "celebs" comment on the antics of borderline-retarded criminals is about as subtle as a runaway train. But since I don't live in a trailer park or wear a mullet or sport tattoos on my neck or labor under a meth addiction, and am therefore outside the show's target demographic, why should I care? -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 25, 2011, 12:06 pm

Bristol Palin - Celebrities
I somewhat disagree. Unless her mother is that coniving and evil that she is pretty much forcing her daughter into the spotlight, all she has to do is just try her best to stay out of the spotlight, not take up every single offer out there to whore herself out there. -- Submitted By: (PYLrulz) on April 25, 2011, 3:21 am

Cracked - Websites
Too many smartasses on there. -- Submitted By: (JimPickens) on April 25, 2011, 12:06 am

Richard Nixon - Celebrities
I was going to point out that the Watergate break-ins took place in 1972, not 1973, and that the cover-up began in '72 as well. But that would be nitpicking; the White House concealment strategy ramped up bigtime in '73, and I'm kind of hazy on exactly when our favorite "unindicted co-conspirator" officially began to join in the cover-up. Such a shame that he did, because it really didn't have to be. Nixon could have disowned the burglary plot, washed his hands of Mitchell, denounced and fired Haldeman and Ehrlichman, and cooperated with the investigators in an open and honest manner. His presidency would have been saved, and his reputation today would be alot better than it is. But no; his instincts were to be sneaky and dishonest, and those instincts ruined him. Was Lyndon Johnson as sneaky and dishonest? Hell yes, and arguably even more than Nixon. But that doesn't excuse Nixon. As for "Dick" as a shortened form of "Richard", it goes back to the English habit of giving things nicknames which rhyme with their real names. By the late Middle Ages, "Rick" had begun to appear as a diminutive of "Richard" - this derived from the first part of the Latin name for Richard, "Ricardus" - and from there it was only a matter of coming up with rhyming sounds. ("Hick" was an early nickname for Richard too, but it didn't have the staying power of "Dick" - though the related surname Hicks survives.) Plus the pre-Norman English didn't care for the French-imported version of the "R" sound back then, which is why "Molly" became a nickname for "Mary", "Sally" became a nickname for "Sarah", "Dolly" became a nickname for "Dorothy", and "Hal" became a nickname for "Harry" (which was itself a nickname for "Henry"). And then there's the name "Spiro"..... -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 24, 2011, 11:27 pm

Liberace - Celebrities
Trying to determine when or whether Liberace boned the fish is rather like trying to measure the weight of the Earth with a bathroom scale; not only can it not be done, we don't even possess the right tools with which to do it. Liberace was from a different universe, where the laws of physics are vastly different from our own. Making an accurate appraisal of him would require us to travel to his universe and employ that universe's rules of logic - something which would make our brains explode. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 24, 2011, 10:36 pm

Bristol Palin - Celebrities
Some people manipulate their surroundings, and some people are swept along by them. Sarah Palin is in the first group; her daughter is in the second. I see no cunning or calculation in Bristol's actions; I think she is simply a young woman dragged into the limelight by her association with a deeply ambitious mother. I won't say she has been "used" by her mother, precisely, but it's undeniable that she's been used by a good many others looking to capitalize in one way or another from the Palin name. (For example, the producers of Dancing with the Stars.) As such, I think she is just a more or less decent kid trying to make her uncertain way in the world of sudden fame, and is mostly innocent of the charge of attention-whoredom (though her mother is not). -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 24, 2011, 10:16 pm

Donald Trump - Celebrities
Man, if the Repubs think this will be their man (or Palin their woman), as I said before, prepare for 4 more years of Obama... Vote Third Parties if you can (or write in candidates if you can) -- Submitted By: (PYLrulz) on April 24, 2011, 9:45 pm

South Park - TV Shows
To go back to my earlier comment about South Park, I don't think they are overly preachy, and when they rip on something, they rip it in such a way that if you disagree with it, you better have a good point, otherwise, you are the very person that they are ripping on, and they usually go off on the right things to rip on. -- Submitted By: (PYLrulz) on April 24, 2011, 9:44 pm

Bill Clinton - Celebrities
Isn't it always fun to notice that the most chronic complainers are ones who usually don't do jack? -- Submitted By: (PYLrulz) on April 24, 2011, 9:41 pm

Donald Trump - Celebrities
Trump Presidential nomination=4 more years of Obama. This ass-clown needs to go back to his stupid game show -- Submitted By: (BrewMaster) on April 24, 2011, 8:21 pm

Bill Clinton - Celebrities
Still havent seen anyone take the 10 seconds to put "Never Boned" in for Bill Clinton...... I mean where is the outrage and demand for this? -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on April 24, 2011, 5:51 pm

Archie Comics - Random Topics
Kevin the gay character is getting his own title. I hated Archie comics before they became overtly politically correct, so hating Archie and the Archie brand of comics is staying the same for me. http://westfieldcomics.com/comic-books/Veronica-Veronica-Presents-Kevin-Keller-1/11040848 -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on April 24, 2011, 5:50 pm

Anime - Random Topics
Just finished watching OUTLAW STAR from 1998- great anime for everyone to check out. -- Submitted By: (Chubby Rain) on April 24, 2011, 5:49 pm

Rihanna - Music Groups
Never have been that into her music, but when she came out with the "S&M" song, that was it for me in taking her seriously. When you whine and complain about how abusive your old boyfriend is and then come out with a song about how you love to abuse men, I can't take you seriously anymore. -- Submitted By: (kingbk) on April 24, 2011, 4:19 pm

BoneTheFish.com - Websites
There is going to be negativity on a website devoted to chronicling when something started to suck. Though I wonder if politicians, political parties, and religions (and animals) really should be here. -- Submitted By: (Travoltron) on April 24, 2011, 1:58 pm

Prince - Music Groups
I'm not sure how to approach this one. As an artist, Prince has threatened to bone numerous times but hasn't quite gone all the way; his work after about 1992 has been wildly uneven, with some really wretched albums alternating with albums, like Musicology and 3121, that are not much worse than his '80s classics. As a person, however, the guy has been walking around with a well-used fish-filleting knife in his hand for a looooooong time. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 23, 2011, 11:57 pm

Rate My Teachers - Websites
A dubious site. I live in the town - Forks, WA - where the Twilight books and movies are set; I just checked the page for Forks High School teachers, only to find that several of the names are of Twilight characters rather than real people. And of the real teachers, some are listed under two or even three different spellings. (I wonder if the harshest scores were awarded by the students with the poorest spelling skills.) How do we know a disproportionate number of the scores given to teachers on this site were not entered by juvie-bound Alternative School inmates - er, students - who naturally hate everybody but their meth supplier? Again, Good Intentions Gone Bad may be the moral of this project (as it seems to be with so many other sites these days, arguably including Bone the Fish itself). -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 23, 2011, 11:42 pm

Big Mouth Billy Bass - Random Topics
But it made for a good scene in a Sopranos episode. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 23, 2011, 11:26 pm

Angelina Jolie - Celebrities
You people really are a hoot. I have a feeling some of you don't have a positive thing to say about anybody, and are here because this site offers such a target-rich environment for trollish personalities. Or maybe you're just dominated by sadistic 300-pound wives and need an outlet for your impotent frustrations. (If Bone the Fish prints this post I'll be amazed, but it probably won't keep me from cancelling my membership in the next few days. Too much exposure to the sort of relentless negativity one finds here, day after day, just isn't healthy.) -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 23, 2011, 11:23 pm

Carrie Underwood - Celebrities
I have zero interest in her music, but I find her just too darn adorable to believe she could bone so much as a tadpole. -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 23, 2011, 11:11 pm

Donald Trump - Celebrities
Kudos to Bill Cosby for challenging Trump to shit or get off the pot. All Trump could offer in response was some mealy-mouthed crap about how he has to wait for The Apprentice to wrap for the season before officially announcing his candidacy so he won't violate any campaign rules regarding TV exposure. ("Ooohh, it's so very important to America that the Apprentice be allowed to complete an entire season...") The only thing this narcissistic puke wants is publicity. And the fact that so many Republicans think he'd be an acceptable president - at least if one choose to believe those polls - tells me there are alot of really retarded people out there. (Not that this was an earthshaking revelation....) -- Submitted By: (Soggy9000) on April 23, 2011, 11:07 pm

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