March 24, 2017

The Internet Monk Saturday Brunch: 3/18/17

THE INTERNET MONK SATURDAY BRUNCH ”It is talk-compelling. It puts you in a good temper, it makes you satisfied with yourself and your fellow beings, it sweeps away the worries and cobwebs of the week.” Well, so far, approaching and during Lent at our Internet Monk Saturday Brunch, we’ve featured pancakes, soup, and beer. What shall […]

The Internet Monk Saturday Brunch: 3/11/17 – Lenten Beer Fast Edition

THE INTERNET MONK SATURDAY BRUNCH ”It is talk-compelling. It puts you in a good temper, it makes you satisfied with yourself and your fellow beings, it sweeps away the worries and cobwebs of the week.” Welcome to a special edition of the Internet Monk Saturday Brunch. The last thing you might expect to be served […]

The Internet Monk Saturday Brunch: 3/4/17

THE INTERNET MONK SATURDAY BRUNCH ”It is talk-compelling. It puts you in a good temper, it makes you satisfied with yourself and your fellow beings, it sweeps away the worries and cobwebs of the week.” It’s March. It’s Lent. Some of you, the observant among us, are hungry. Come on, sneak in and have a […]

The Internet Monk Saturday Brunch: 2/28/17 – Pancake Day Edition

THE INTERNET MONK SATURDAY BRUNCH ”It is talk-compelling. It puts you in a good temper, it makes you satisfied with yourself and your fellow beings, it sweeps away the worries and cobwebs of the week.” BRUNCH UPDATE: Just in time for Lent, President Donald Trump has delivered his own Sermon on the Mount. You gotta read […]

Saturday Brunch, February 18, 2017, Stolen Humor Edition

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend. Ready for some brunch? This week I am going to unabashedly steal some jokes. Interspersed throughout our brunch, like sips of mimosa, will be some of the best late night humor. Let’s start here. Famed Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein told CNN yesterday that the Trump administration is trying […]

Saturday Brunch, February 11, 2017

Hello, friends, and welcome to the weekend. Ready for some brunch? Let’s start with some lighter fare. First, some sporting news. Congratulations to the New England Patriots for another [yawn] Super Bowl win. After the game the Patriots [yawn] were congratulated by Donald Trump. And the Falcons got a card from Hillary saying, “Welcome to […]

The Internet Monk Saturday Brunch: 2/4/17

THE INTERNET MONK SATURDAY BRUNCH ”It is talk-compelling. It puts you in a good temper, it makes you satisfied with yourself and your fellow beings, it sweeps away the worries and cobwebs of the week.” Well, I sure am glad this was such a quiet, uneventful week, aren’t you? No wonder the guy above is grinning. […]

The Internet Monk Saturday Brunch (1/14/17)

THE INTERNET MONK SATURDAY BRUNCH ”It is talk-compelling. It puts you in a good temper, it makes you satisfied with yourself and your fellow beings, it sweeps away the worries and cobwebs of the week.” Yes folks, it’s Inauguration Week (aka “The Impending CRISIS”). Next Saturday when you arrive here to join us at our […]

The Internet Monk Saturday Brunch (1/7/17)

NEW! AND IMPROVED! FOR 2017 — Internet Monk’s Saturday Ramblings will henceforth be known as Saturday Brunch. Consider this your weekly invitation. The following article from The Smithsonian tells where this meal (traditionally a Sunday feast) came from: As is the case with many culinary traditions, the origins are a bit hazy. Some food historians think that the meal has its […]