MissNormaDesmond
missnormadesmond
Jun 23
23

I’d give anything to have seen her response and/or expression. NASA: the organization that spent millions to invent an ink pen that works in space. (The Russians just used a pencil)

Jun 23
58

Yeah, that’s a hilarious addition to me because the Shake Shake thing was immediately called out as people realized it was impossible to determine the customers were cops in advance, so the payment method was mentioned here early on to head that off at the pass.

It’s bullshit, of course, but that won’t stop cops from Read more

Jun 23
67

In my experience you don’t hand your card over to people at Starbucks anymore (including Target locations) you swipe it yourself. So that doesn’t make a whole lot of sense either unless he was dancing around and flashing his card in their face. 

Jun 23
27

Yeah, whatever that thing is wouldn’t have made it through a Vitamix (or whatever commercial-grade blender they’re using) without a fight. 

Oct 31
63

The freelancers were submissions that Roth was editing and publishing so that they could get paid for their work. These are not scabs.

Jan 22 2019
3

Right. I’m not sure why the response was to attack the drumming native veteran.

Jan 22 2019
2

No, the free pass is that the other people aren’t white, rich, and male. You can always do whatever you want to that kind of people.

Jan 22 2019
4

Thank you for calling out those useless turds - I mean “chaperones”.  This kind of behavior would have never flown when I was in school.  If the chaperones had seen us gathering into a crowd and being that rowdy, they would have stepped in, told us to be quiet and stop interacting with the other groups, and had us Read more

Jan 22 2019
2

Your point about the chaperones in my primary question. If any of this behavior had even started back when I was in high school, we would’ve been pulled from the group, lectured and likely stuck back on the bus to miss the rest of the trip. There is introducing students to politics, and then there yelling and acting Read more

Aug 22 2014
34

Self-amusing upthread comments aside, thanks for this really great article. I had zero idea cats were common mascots in WW1, and these shots are everything from heartwarming to amusing to historically very interesting.