Erik from John Deere

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Erik is a down-right, true-blue American hero. He spends his nine-to-fives in one of the world’s largest distribution centers, within a company all American heroes are familiar with – John Deere. John Deere is the largest agricultural machinery manufacturer in the world. Their slogan, “Nothing runs like a Deere,” is backed by 175 years of business

Krakatoa Eruption

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On August 27, 1883, the most powerful volcanic eruption in history occurred on the small Indonesian island of Krakatoa. The uninhabited island is located west of Sumatra and has continuously grown in size due to its violent volcanic activity creating landmasses of cooled molten rock. In May of 1883, a German warship reported sightings of a cloud of ash near Krakatoa more

A Letter to Miley Cyrus

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Dear Miley, We’re writing to you to express our concern for your recent career decisions – and to ask you to make some changes. Please understand that we are just looking out for your best interests. We wish you the best of luck as you descend into a certain spiral of unavoidable doom. 1) Stop Making Music Your music used to target the young female

Fast Food Mishaps

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Most people succumb to the tantalizingly convenient amenities of a fast food chain once in a while. It’s available, it’s “fast” – and can be shame eaten in a moving vehicle. Sometimes, fast food happens to good people. It is usually this instance, in which a horrible, unforgivable mistake occurs. A mistake so awful, that it even ruins the

Dirty Dancing Forces Men to Dance

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On August 21, 1987, “Dirty Dancing” was released in theaters – to the dismay of movie-going men everywhere. Patrick Swayze, who had until this point, exclusively been cast as a total bad ass (‘The Outsiders”, “Red Dawn” and “Uncommon Valor”… just forget about “Skatetown”), held the starring role as a

Jerky for Breakfast

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We know what you’re thinking… are these people at BOJ crazy? Yes, we are… but we make a mean omelette. Making an omelette can be intimidating, but once you have the process figured out – it’s a breeze. Add this recipe to your repertoire of breakfast dishes to wow the meat-lover in your life. Don’t worry, we’ll walk you through the

The Kardashians

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First of all, why are these people still in the spotlight? Didn’t these people come and go already? No, they didn’t. They are hogging their limelight with a fever that is unmatched. Especially the loud-mouthed mother of these spoiled brats and their equally-spoiled spouses. Will we ever shake this pop-culture nightmare? When will it be safe to watch TV

Back to School and Jerky

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Students, parents…teachers… we know what you’re thinking. Why must summer come to an end? Can’t we just have a few more s’mores by the campfire, bomb a few more cannonballs in the community pool and have one more good ole fashioned water-balloon fight? No, teachers. Get a hold of yourselves. Fall is undeniably approaching, and with the beginning

A T-Rex Named Sue

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On August 12, 1990, a fossil expert named Susan Hendrickson found three giant bones sticking out of a cliff in Faith, South Dakota. While the rest of us would see this reminiscent of an intro to a slasher movie, and run screaming, Hendrickson went on to uncover these bones as part of the most complete Tyrannosaurus skeleton on Earth. Guess what this self-absorbed, wannabe

Adam the Hygienist

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Adam is a dental hygienist working towards his dental school degree. He sees the nastiest mouths in town and corrects misshapen fangs like it’s his job… oh, wait. That IS his job! That’s why BOJ came to him with a few questions about gassing victims… er… patients, toothbrush technology and keeping your record clean enough to become a