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Party Like It’s 1776

January 23rd, 2010 · No Comments · Wentworth and Wiggmann

Wentworth: Wiggy, old boy, you’ve wangled us some fine seats for tonight’s basketball game. Wiggmann: I concur. And the real bonus is that these tickets were obtained at no cost from a friendly benefactor. I’ve always thought free to be the best price for most things. And did you see the rates being charged for [...]

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Name That Tuna

November 30th, 2009 · 6 Comments · Wentworth and Wiggmann

Wentworth: What’s in a name, Wiggy? Wentworth: Everything if it’s a feminine hygiene product. Helps the pharmacist no end. Wentworth: Personal names, Wiggy. For example, I have never liked the names Frank or Peter. In fact, I’ve never gotten on with any Franks or Peters I have ever known. Wiggmann: Well, in the name of [...]

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Money! A Capital Idea!

November 5th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Wentworth and Wiggmann Wednesday

Wentworth: Look at this article in the Wall Street Journal, Wiggy. Apparently the wealthy have an ongoing fear about wealth protection. They must hire ranks of private security contractors to shield it, bury it deep in subterranean vaults to stash it, route it into untraceable foreign accounts to hide it. They also must hire hordes [...]

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For Corned Sakes, Where’s the Beef?

October 28th, 2009 · No Comments · Wentworth and Wiggmann Wednesday

(At the counter of the local sub shop) Wiggmann: “My good man, there is a problem with this corned-beef sandwich. Counter lad: Yes sir, what’s the problem? Wiggmann; It’s not corned-beef, it is corned-turkey. Counter lad: No that’s corned beef. Our corned-turkey is corned-beef. Wiggmann: What! Are you not seeing the problem here?  Counter lad: [...]

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