Off Topic

These are links to our articles that don’t fit into any of our usual topics. They’re listed chronologically, newest at the top. For other lists of articles, see the Site Map and Navigation Guide.

April First Posts, all years
The Curmudgeon and the Burning Bush
The Curmudgeon’s Greatest Discovery
Curmudgeon Finds Noah’s Ark! (2014)
Curmudgeon Abducted by Aliens! (2013)
April Fool’s Day — 2012
Florida Creationism: April Fool’s Day or Poe’s Law? (2011)
Time Traveler Arrested! (2010)
Noah’s Flood Started 4,300 Years Ago Today (2010)
Curmudgeon’s Secret Identity Revealed! (2009)

Other off-topic posts, year by year
2016
Traditional Pre-Kitzmas Free Fire Zone
Oh No — It’s the End of the World!
Pre-Thanksgiving Free Fire Zone
Supermoon Monday — What Does It Mean?
Halloween, Clocks, and Elections
Saturday Night Free Fire Zone
Glamorous Free Fire Zone
Hurricane Matthew
Post Number 6,000 — Free Fire Zone
Monday Free Fire Zone
Political Wilderness Free Fire Zone
Strange Day Free Fire Zone
Totally Goofy Free Fire Zone
12 YEARS A KNAVE, by Dr. Swinefat Pink
Brexit Vote Free Fire Zone
A New Kind of Creationist
Slow Tuesday Free-Fire Zone
Separate Bathrooms for Creationists?
Intelligently Designed Free Fire Zone
Earth Day? Bah! How About Uranus Day?
Wild and Crazy Free Fire Zone
Eighth Anniversary — Free Fire Zone
Demonic Image in Mexican Beef
Easter Weekend Free Fire Zone
Creationist Jokes — Free Fire Zone
Coming Up — A Weekend To Remember
Leap Year Free Fire Zone
Another Monday Night Free Fire Zone
Friday Night Free Fire Zone
Another Sunday Free Fire Zone
Here’s the Latest Flat Earth News
Sunday Night Free Fire Zone

2015
Happy New Year — 2016
Christmas 2015
Post-Kitzmas Free Fire Zone
Post Number 5,500 — Free Fire Zone
Pre-Kitzmas Free Fire Zone
Post-Holiday Free Fire Zone
Introducing “The Drool Zone”
Another Weekend Free Fire Zone
Information Inspired Free Fire Zone
Temporal Recovery — Free Fire Zone
Pre-Halloween Free Fire Zone
Immense News Void — Free Fire Zone
Labor Day — Free Fire Zone
The Time Cube Is Gone!
Lost Fortnight — Free Fire Zone
Free Fire Zone for August First
Fourth of July Weekend Free Fire Zone
News Famine Free Fire Zone
Mid-Week Free Fire Zone
Memorial Day Weekend Free Fire Zone
Naughty Free Fire Zone
Glorious News: Habemus Canem!
Mysterious Free Fire Zone
Free Fire Zone of the Gaps
Sensitive Weekend Free Fire Zone
The Creeping Horror of Beep Beep Boop
Holiday Weekend Free Fire Zone
The Curmudgeon’s Seventh Anniversary
Post Number 5,000 — Free Fire Zone
Tomorrow Is Pi Day
Daylight Savings Time Free Fire Zone
Farewell to Leonard Nimoy
Monday Night Free Fire Zone
Darwin Day Free Fire Zone
News Vacuum Free Fire Zone

2014
Happy New Year — 2015
Christmas 2014
Christmas Eve Free Fire Zone for 2014
Intellectual Free-Fire Zone for Kitzmas 2014
Happy Thanksgiving — 2014
Halloween in Twenty Fourteen
News Void, Therefore Free Fire Zone
Historian Claims “Jesus Never Existed”
Aaaargh!! Recovery Free Fire Zone
A Bold New Theory & Free Fire Zone
A Sign from Above and a Free Fire Zone
Whither this Humble Blog?
Aaaargh!! No News Free Fire Zone
The Curmudgeon’s Excellent Copyright Caper
Head Exploding Free Fire Zone
Blog of the Gaps — Free Fire Zone
Slow Weekend Free Fire Zone
A Curmudgeonly Fourth of July
Post Number 4,500 — Free Fire Zone
Three Little Things, Then Free Fire Zone
Top Secret Free Fire Zone
Bizarro World Free Fire Zone
Aaaargh!! Weekend Free Fire Zone
The Curmudgeon’s Six Year Anniversary
Polar Vortex Free Fire Zone
Three Two One — Happy Countdown Day!
We Almost Forgot — Today is Pi Day
Curmudgeon Theme Park — Free Fire Zone
Anti-Cookie Free Fire Zone
Renaming the Retard-o-Tron™
The World’s Wackiest Headline, Ever!
Blackout! Free Fire Zone
Three Little Items, Then — Free Fire Zone
Another Aaaargh!! Free Fire Zone

2013
Happy New Year — 2014
Intellectual Free-Fire Zone for Kitzmas 2013
Amazingly Inventive Free Fire Zone
Your Curmudgeon May Be Gone Tomorrow
Happy Thanksgiving — 2013
Fall Back — Free Fire Zone
Halloween in Twenty Thirteen
Post Number 4,000 — Free Fire Zone
Flat Earth — Free Fire Zone
William Herschel, George III, and Uranus
Signs and Wonders in Sweden
Homeland Security, New Zealand, & the Devil
Jack Chick and Halloween — 2013
Aaaargh!! Free Fire Zone
What Is This?
Miscellaneous News & Free Fire Zone
Memorial Day Free Fire Zone
“Toilet” + “Camera” = Off Topic Item
Lost Weekend — Free Fire Zone
The Curmudgeon’s Five Year Anniversary
Zipper Injuries — The Secret Crisis
The Asteroid! The Asteroid! Aaaargh!!
Post Number 3,500: Free Fire Zone

2012
Happy New Year — 2013
Christmas 2012
The Day After the End of the World
End of the World? But We’re Still Here!
World Ends Tomorrow, Merry Kitzmas!
Three Days Left Until Doomsday — Aaaargh!!
Countdown to 21 December: Four Days Left
Countdown to 21 December: Eight Days Left
Today is 12-12-12
Ten Days Until The End — One Man’s Plan
Less Than Two Weeks Left Until Doomsday
Less Than Three Weeks Left Until Doomsday
Only Three More Saturdays After Today
Happy Thanksgiving — 2012
World Ends in Only Five Weeks!
Election Day Free Fire Zone
Universal Chaos: Free Fire Zone #35
Hurricane Sandy Free Fire Zone
The Week Is Off to a Darwinian Start
Catastrophic Free Fire Zone
Presidential Debate #3: Free Fire Zone
World Ends in 2 Months — Free Fire Zone
Presidential Debate Free Fire Zone
Ten-Eleven-Twelve Day
Weekend Free Fire Zone #28
World in Flames Free Fire Zone #27
Hurricane Isaac #2
Hurricane Isaac
Weekend Intellectual Free Fire Zone #26
Overnight Free Fire Zone #25
Weekend Intellectual Free-Fire Zone #24
Weekend Intellectual Free-Fire Zone #23
Weekend Intellectual Free-Fire Zone #22
Fourth of July — Free-Fire Zone #21
Weekend Intellectual Free-Fire Zone #20
Weekend Intellectual Free-Fire Zone #19
Weekend Intellectual Free-Fire Zone #18
Weekend Intellectual Free-Fire Zone #17
Intellectual Free-Fire Zone #16
Post Number 3,000: Free Fire Zone
Intellectual Free-Fire Zone #14
The Curmudgeon’s Four Year Anniversary
Intellectual Free-Fire Zone #13
Recent Blog Changes
The Curmudgeon is Back!
Intellectual Free-Fire Zone #12
Intellectual Free-Fire Zone #11

2011
It’s 2012 — Happy New Year All Weekend!
Christmas Weekend 2011
Intellectual Free-Fire Zone for Kitzmas
Intellectual Free-Fire Zone #7
Happy Thanksgiving — 2011
Triple Eleven Day & Veterans Day Too
Intellectual Free-Fire Zone #6
The Intermission Is Over
Pi Computed to 10 Trillion Digits
Intellectual Free-Fire Zone #5
End of the World Free-Fire Zone
Three-Day Weekend Free-Fire Zone
Hurricane Irene
Post Number 2,500, or “How Not To Blog”
Intellectual Free-Fire Zone #2
Intellectual Free-Fire Zone
Fourth of July — 2011
Internet Chat Is Hierarchical, Not Egalitarian
The Curmudgeon’s Three Year Anniversary
WordPress Was Down for about Four Hours
The Butler Act, Your Clock, and Uranus
Beware: Today Is the Day of the Beast
It’s 2011 — Happy New Year!

2010
Holiday Greetings from Your Curmudgeon
It’s Kitzmas, and This Is Post Number 2,000
At Last — Good News from Nigeria!
Thanksgiving Open Thread & Time Cube Video
Election Night Open Thread (02 Nov ’10)
Get Ready for Triple Ten Day: 10-10-10
Open Thread: Phil Davison’s Speech
Massive Legal Problems Threaten Blogosphere
Theme Change Coming
Happy Fourth of July!
Weekend Spam Report (27 Jun 2010)
A Blogger’s Letter to Rural Newspaper Editors
Answers in Genesis in the Table of Contents
Another Open Thread (13 Jun ’10)
Another Open Thread (10 May ’10)
Minor Milestone: This Is Post #1,500
Raquel Welch Is Proof of Intelligent Design
Marooned in Meat Space!
A Bit of Easter Spam
Noah’s Flood Started 4,300 Years Ago Today
New Header Pic Ready To Go
Email Spam: Aaaargh!!
Technorati: What Happened to You?
Experimental Open Thread (08 Feb ’10)
Second Annual State of the Blog Address

2009
Happy New Year!
Holiday Greetings
Year-End Blog Revisions
Global Warming in the Table of Contents
The Curmudgeon’s Glossary
How Not To Name a Product
Time For A New Header Pic?
A Word To Our RSS Subscribers
Slow News Day
Pi Day is Coming!
Happy “Square Root Day”

2008
Introducing RationalWiki
The Curmudgeon’s Favorite Links
News About Our Blog: Report Number 1
Reminder: Hurricane Links
Public Service Notice
Hurricane Information Links
Remember Terri Schiavo!