The Weekly DownLloyd: A fat cat and February deals

Jan 31, 2014, 3:40 AM | Updated: 3:41 am

As the producer of Mac & Gaydos this is my own unique, weird, wacky and, at times, warped look at the weeks seven biggest stories.

I’m always looking out for you. So when I see an article about things to buy and avoid I like to pass it along.

The problem is it’s tough to plan for some of this stuff. I can’t think of a single woman who would be fine with waiting an extra week for a better deal on Valentine’s day. Isn’t part of the point supposed to be that money is no object and you’ll go the extra mile to show how much you care about your significant other?

A few years ago I took some funky courses in college but none quite this unique. Rutgers is offering a course called “Politicizing Beyonce.” I took Elvis, The Beatles and Pop Rock at ASU and looking back on it I wonder if these classes are really about higher education and learning or more about testing the teacher and seeing if they can develop a decent curriculum that actually makes this classes like these seem like worthwhile college course.

I went to the Humane Society a few months ago to get a new cat. I found a real winner, I love my cat, Kelly Papowski. I thought she was a porker at 16 pounds but she pales in comparison to what Maricopa County animal control has on their hands now. Meet Meatball. Meatball a.k.a. Biggie Smalls II apparently was fed a LOT of table scraps and he tips the scales at 36 pounds. Poor cat.

For the rest of the Weekly DownLloyd’s stories click the speaker at the top of this story and enjoy the entire countdown in audio form.



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The Weekly DownLloyd: A fat cat and February deals