You were a good, kind, funny, talented, complicated & contrary man. Quick to reach out your hand in friendship & quick with your wit and humor. Always.
Round 2 is over! The semi-finals are here! And boy has this been a tough race. Just two more days to go now.
This is it folks: the final day of the first round of our Valentine’s Day bracket. Who among those that remain will move on to Round 2?
We’re halfway done with the first round folks. Just another hundred or so contestants to roll through and then it’s on to Round 2.
The nominations have been made! Now it’s time to vote!
The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists Doomsday Clock has been pushed up 30 seconds, and he’s been in office less than a week. We are now 2.5 minutes closer to midnight. By comparison, if you look back at 1991 we were 17 minutes away. The last time we were this close was when hydrogen bombs were being tested. Thanks,…
There’s no mistaking that the last few months have been kind of a bummer. Heck, the last year maybe. And for many Valentine’s Day is kind of bittersweet. But StrangestMoon and I are looking to make it all better. In honor of everyone’s favorite celebration of libido we’re holding a bracket to determine the fictional…
JUST KIDDING! IT’S THE SUNDAY MORNING OPEN THREAD! IT WAS KIND OF LIKE A HOAX! GET IT! (THEME OF THE WEEK)
It’s 2:15am here and I can’t sleep. I tried reading this because The Paris Review advertised it as a sleep aid. It’s a text from 1907 about experiments in ketchup spoilage, and it is truly, dreadfully boring.
Well, you can’t beat that logic with a stick.
When it comes to deception it’s hard to find people who can operate on the level of the great Ricky Jay.
Good morning, Chrono. This weekend will be the usual grind, except now the dog park is thrown into the mix, which is always a delight.
Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment was an infamous clinical study conducted between 1932 and 1972 by the U.S. Public Health Service studying the natural progression of untreated syphilis in rural African-American men in Alabama under the guise of receiving free health care from the United States government.
So what are my Muslim friends eating for Eid Al Adha? (Greater Eid)
I remember an earlier story about the Chimera cat! (Is it pronounced shimera or kaimera?) I’d love a fluffy Maine coon kitty, but my place is too small. :(
The internet was made for cats. Also for bullshit. I ask you, the backtalk reader with your critical minds to discern if this is real or a hoax? REAL OR HOAX! Answers are in the links. Will do more if this amuses you.
This is unabashedly my favorite: