Nate Silver’s Tie

I don’t know if you saw this web extra, but Nate was on Rachel’s show and apparently he had to buy a tie at the last minute. Well the tie was so ugly that they had to remove it right before Nate was going live. Hilarity ensued. See video here:

In other news, I’d like to welcome Abigail Jean Pugh into the world. She is the daughter of my best friend and was born last night. I lobbied hard for the middle name of Lynn since Abby Lynn had a nice ring to it. But her Father’s middle name is Lynn, Her mother’s middle name is Lynn and her Grandmother’s middle name is Lynn so there was a preponderance of Lynn already in place. Jean is her Grandmother’s first name. So I guess that will do.

My friend is a little worried. He’s 47 and already has an adult child. This is a little late in the game for guys our age. He’s also a conservative. He worked with Sean Hannity back in the radio days. That we’ve remained friends is a testament to our mutual loyalty. Hopefully, I can get him to contribute an article or two to the website.

I just heard Abigail screaming over the phone. It was a lovely, musical sound. I can already tell she’s going to be a force to be dealt with. Welcome to the world, little one.

About Mr. Universe

Mr. Universe is a musician/songwriter and an ex-patriot of the south. He currently lives and teaches at a University in the Pacific Northwest. He is a long distance hiker who has hiked the Appalachian Trail and the Pacific Crest Trail. He is also an author and woodworker. An outspoken political voice, he takes a decidedly liberal stance in politics.
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5 Responses to Nate Silver’s Tie

  1. Monotreme says:

    I have been teaching human development the last few days and this sort of thing does nothing to diminish the sense of wonder and miracle I feel when I see a perfect human life emerge fully formed from the womb.

  2. shiloh says:

    So that’s why Nate looked like crap er looked soooo casual last nite lol and his hair was mussed ..btw, let the record show I suggested 3/4 mos. ago w/Nate moving on up to the east side that he lose the glasses and start wearing contacts …Another Nate/Harpo separated at birth pic.

  3. robert verdi says:

    congratulations to your friend.

  4. Bart DePalma says:

    Aw give Nate a break. Geeks generally do not know how to dress themselves. Networks have departments for that.

  5. shiloh says:

    Nicolle Wallace, former communication chief for Bush, was on Real Time w/Bill Maher and said, Obama’s approval ratings will go up 15 pts. in the first (6) months if Reps take over the House …Again, the yin and yang of politics.

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